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Around the tracks: Cars under street lamps, the Porsche Traykan and Audi's new logo

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...

2014-2019 Porsche Macan recalled over fuel leak risk

Porsche Cars Australia has recalled 5328 examples of its model-years 2014 to 2019 Macan, Macan S, Macan GTS and Macan Turbo.  The recall relates to a risk that the service cover for the fuel pump may come into contact with the fuel filter flange if the rear seats are occupied, potentially damaging the flange. If damaged, it could result in a fuel leak, which may cause a fire...

Electric cars in Australia: Every model available (and some nearly here)

As Australian sales of electric cars continue to rise and industry bodies urge the Federal Government to make charging infrastructure a national priority, it appears EVs have progressed beyond buzzword status to present-day reality...

Porsche tuners Gemballa and RUF reveal off-road 911 concepts

German tuning houses and Porsche specialists, Gemballa and RUF, have revealed off-road versions of the iconic 911. Gemballa’s Avalanche 4x4 has only been teased with renders, however what’s even more ambitious than the concept is that the model is slated for release within the next two years...

Porsche 935 race car coming to Australian F1 Grand Prix

Porsche is set to debut its limited-edition, track-only 935 – a modern take on its iconic 1978 LeMans racer, a car known as "Moby Dick" due to its daring design – at the Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix in Melbourne this weekend. The 935 will be on display at Porsche’s stand in the F1 paddock area over the weekend, and is scheduled to complete a handful of demonstration laps of the GP circuit on Sunday morning...

Report names the 10 'most valuable' car brands for 2020

Mercedes-Benz is the world's most valuable automotive brand, according to an annual report estimating the worth of the car industry's biggest names. The Automotive Industry report, published by independent consultancy firm Brand Finance, found Mercedes-Benz's value had increased 8 per cent to US$65 billion (AU$98...

2020 Porsche 911 Turbo S revealed: Australian debut later this year

Porsche has peeled back the covers on its flagship 911 – motorsport versions notwithstanding – introducing the 911 Turbo S as part of an online event in lieu of its cancelled Geneva motor show debut. Joining the 'lesser' Carrera versions as part of the 911's 992-generation, the Turbo S introduces changes and upgrades seen throughout the range, although the surprise was spoiled somewhat by earlier leaked images...

Peugeot 208 named 2020 European Car of the Year

The new Peugeot 208 has beat out six other finalists to claim Europe's Car of the Year title for 2020. The French marque’s hatchback finished with 281 points, 39 ahead of the runner-up, Tesla’s Model 3, which claimed 242 points. The award was presented behind closed doors at the Palexpo convention centre in Geneva following the cancellation of the 2020 Geneva Motor Show over concerns around the spread of coronavirus...

2020 Geneva Motor Show cancelled: What the car brands are doing instead

With news the 90th annual Geneva motor show had been cancelled three days out from its opening amid concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, the world's biggest motoring brands were forced to get innovative...

The car names you've probably been mispronouncing this whole time

Fancy yourself a car enthusiast? While being an enthusiastic car owner and a good driver are both part of your overall street cred, a lot of it comes down to being able to talk the torque. And where many of us can come undone when showing off our automotive prowess is butchering the pronunciation of brand or model names as badly as Kim from Kath & Kim used to pronounce 'chardonnay' (she said 'kar-don-aye', for the record)...

2020 Porsche 911 Turbo S leaked

The 2020 Porsche 911 Turbo S has been leaked online ahead of its debut at the Geneva motor show next month. First published by Autoblog.nl after appearing on Instagram, the images reveal what we expected: the new 911 Turbo S will run with a mildly reworked front end, have fat air intakes on the rear haunches, and feature a more prominent rear spoiler in place of the standard car's pop-up unit...