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10 new cars we're excited about in 2020

When planning to buy a new car, it pays to have options. And while the Australian car market currently offers more than enough to keep you browsing for weeks on end – there's more to come over the next 12 months. At CarAdvice, we spend most of our days eagerly anticipating the new cars we've been writing about since they were merely concepts, renders or rumours...

Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo soft-roader due in Australia next year

Porsche’s Taycan Cross Turismo electric soft-roader is due in Australian showrooms in 2021, CarAdvice understands. The high-riding wagon version of the Taycan is slated for a European reveal later this year, after it was confirmed for production last year By utilising the 800 volt ‘J1’ electric car platform taken from the Taycan, the Cross Turismo variant is expected to have a 500km driving range and on-board 150kW DC fast charger capability...

More affordable rear-wheel-drive Porsche Taycan lands in China

A new base-model Porsche Taycan has debuted in China, devoid of additional badges like its 4S, Turbo, and Turbo S siblings. This new Porsche Taycan model only has a single electric motor powering the rear wheels, unlike the all-wheel-drive models currently available to buy in Australia...

Taycan: Half of all customers are new to Porsche, many are existing EV owners

The all-electric Porsche Taycan is attracting plenty of interest from outside the traditional Porsche market, with half of all registered expressions-of-interest (EOI) coming from Australian buyers that are new to the German brand. The Australian order book for the Taycan officially opened in early June, when pricing for the range was announced...

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

The Porsche Taycan – the German brand's first pure electric car – will undercut the iconic  911 Carrera by almost $40,000, according to official Australian pricing. The much-anticipated Porsche Taycan will be offered in Australia from $191,000 plus on-road costs for the entry-level 4S, with the electric vehicle completing the 0-100 dash in a claimed 4 seconds flat – 0...

Porsche Taycan range to gain Cross Turismo, GTS and base variants - report

Porsche’s all-electric Taycan range will see a significant expansion over the next 20 months, if a report from Spanish publication Motor.es is to be believed. The first addition to the range will be the Cross Turismo, a high-riding wagon version of the current four-door sedan bodystyle launched last year...

2021 Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo spied testing

The upcoming Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo has been spied in cold weather testing this week, ahead of a debut expected to occur later this year. Entering as a jacked-up and wagonised version of the electric Taycan four-door coupe, the new Porsche was first previewed by the Mission E Cross Turismo in early 2018...

Video: Porsche and LucasFilm reveal collaborative Star Wars ship design

If you've ever wondered just how involved a celebrity is with the formulation of their namesake scent or clothing line, today's unveiling might have you wondering the same of the designers at Porsche and Disney...

EPA reports lower range for Porsche Taycan Turbo

Porsche’s electric range claim for the Taycan Turbo have been dealt a blow by the US Environmental Protection Agency. The government agency has assessed the mid-range Taycan and determined its total electric range to be just 201 miles (323km). That’s substantially lower than the Porsche’s 450km rating under the WLTP cycle, identical to the rating of the Tesla Model S Standard Range...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word. Today's download: Ford 'stop sale' on 2...

2020 Porsche Taycan Sport Turismo spied with less disguise

The new Porsche Taycan wagon has been spied with a minimal amount of disguise during testing in Germany. Given the Panamera wagon is branded as the Sport Turismo, it seems likely the same name will be used for the Taycan's wagon sibling. With its longer, flatter roof, the Sport Turismo should have better rear headroom, more boot space and improved load-carrying ability than the regular Taycan sedan...