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2021 Porsche Panamera E-Hybrid price and specs: Line-up revamped

Porsche has overhauled the Panamera line-up for 2021, with two additional plug-in hybrid powertrains now available. The new Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid variant represents the flagship offering, and produces 420kW from its 4.0-litre biturbo V8 petrol engine, and 100kW from an electric motor integrated into the eight-speed dual-clutch transmission...

2020 Porsche Taycan price and specs: quicker and cheaper than a 911 – UPDATE

UPDATE: Porsche has released an informative video presented by brand ambassador and former F1 aerodynamicist Kate Reid, explaining the technologies and processes behind the Taycan's charging system. We've added the video to the bottom of this story, which is otherwise unchanged...

Porsche Roads app now includes Air Quality Index rating

Porsche wants to make sure your next drive in the fresh air is indeed a drive in the fresh air, as the Porsche Roads app – which promotes great driving routes to the connected Porsche community – now includes an Air Quality Index (AQI) rating for your location...

What recession? Porsche, Ferrari and Maserati sales hit the accelerator

Sales of Porsche, Ferrari and Maserati sports cars hit the accelerator in September as the rest of the car market hit reverse with a 20 per cent decline. Official figures from the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI) show Porsche sales increased by 33 per cent in September compared to the same month last year, while Maserati sales more than doubled and deliveries of Ferraris increased by 8...

Porsche Australia launches carbon offset program for drivers

Porsche has announced a new carbon offset facility for Australian drivers. The Porsche Impact program gives people the opportunity to calculate the annual carbon-footprint of their vehicle, and offset that impact by contributing to one of two carbon-reduction projects locally. Considering Australians drive an average of 13,300 kilometres each year, at an average fuel consumption rate of 13...

Porsche to unveil new 911 GT3 in January, auction reveals

The 2021 Porsche 911 GT3 is expected to be announced in January, according to information posted in an American charity auction. The Petersen Automotive Museum is giving one lucky person the chance to secure a build slot for a new Porsche GT model on the US website Bring A Trailer, stating the new car will be announced at the beginning of the new year...

2021 Porsche Taycan Turbo S electric car versus McLaren 720S in drag race

Car enthusiasts – and YouTube channels – can’t get enough of the sheer speed of electric performance cars. Until the novelty wears off – and every person on the planet is aware of the capability of electric cars when the tech is applied for maximum acceleration – we will continue to be treated to videos like this...

Around the tracks: An amphibious VW Beetle and a gold-dipped Mercedes-Maybach S600

When we’re not creating it ourselves, the CarAdvice team spends a lot of time finding and consuming motoring content from all over the world. Here’s a handful of the photos, articles, videos or social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand new, others have been online for a while. Enjoy them – just not too much, okay? 1...

Porsche is reopening its Australian Track Experience programs

In some much-needed good news, Porsche is restarting its Track Experience programs in Queensland after pausing them due to COVID-19. From the 15th of September 2020, the five-level program will recommence across two locations in the Sunshine State, providing drivers with various levels of instruction to suit their individual skill levels and needs...

Public electric car charging in Australia: Your questions, answered

We’ve covered our fair share of electric cars at CarAdvice and yet, even as seasoned professionals, we still get tripped up by the complicated terminology and technology behind them. With different providers, plug types, manufacturers and standards in use, the language around electric car charging can often feel complicated and exclusionary for the average consumer...

Porsche adds PDK to 718 GTS, Spyder, and GT4

Porsche's entire 718 range can now be optioned with the company's seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission, known as PDK. The German sports car manufacturer confirmed the gearbox was now an option on flagship GTS, Spyder, and GT4 models available within the 718 line-up, which were initially launched as manual-only models...