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Porsche unveils sleek Cayenne Coupé to take on X6

Porsche has taken the wraps off its Cayenne Coupé, a sleeker version of the Cayenne SUV as it joins the growing ranks of swoopy-roofed SUVs pioneered by the BMW X6. “The significantly more steep roof line that falls away to the rear makes the Cayenne Coupé appear even more dynamic, …

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Porsche 911 GT2 RS production to restart after cargo ship sinks

Porsche is set to build an additional four examples of the limited-run 911 GT2 RS after a cargo ship containing cars destined for Brazil sunk off the coast of France.  The ship containing the four examples of the GT2 RS, named the Grande America, sank on March 12 after a …

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Is this the 2020 Porsche 911 Turbo? Instagram leak claims so

An image of what could well be the 992-generation Porsche 911 Turbo has surfaced on Instagram, although Porsche itself is yet to confirm if it is indeed the new Turbo model. In the post made by Instagram user Todd Schleicher, who notes himself as being a Porsche owner and enthusiast, …

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2019 Porsche 911: first photos leak ahead of LA Auto Show debut

The first shots of the undisguised 2019 Porsche 911 have leaked online online ahead of the all-new model’s debut next week at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show.  The three low-res press photos leaked to US-based site Jalopnik display what is believed to be a Carrera 4S model in both silver and …

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Spied: Porsche Boxster Spyder to get 4.0 flat-four from 911 GT3

This is the upcoming Porsche Boxster Spyder, spotted in the wild virtually undisguised ahead of its 2019 debut. The highly anticipated convertible is said to be the new flagship model of the Boxster line-up, as it’s speculated to be powered by a detuned version the 4.0-litre naturally aspirated flat-six engine …

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Porsche Taycan confirmed for Australia in 2020

Porsche has announced that its first all-electric vehicle, the Taycan, will make its way Down Under in 2020, following on from the car’s international launch in 2019. Set to be powered by an 800V battery pack linked to two synchronous electric motors – one for the rear wheels and one …

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Porsche 911 Speedster confirmed for production

Porsche has, unsurprisingly, confirmed that the topless 911 Speedster will enter production in 2019 after a re-dressed concept went on display at the 2018 Paris Motor Show.  Just 1,948 examples of the retro-styled Speedster will be produced to commemorate the 70th anniversary of a Porsche first being registered – we’ll …

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2019 Porsche Macan unveiled – minor facelift and more tech

Porsche’s top-selling model, the Macan has received a minor facelift for 2019, bringing subtle styling changes and more technology. As is typical with the Germans, design changes are evolutionary; with the most obvious difference being the new head and taillights, and a subtler front fog-light strip. However, it’s the Macan’s …

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Singer DLS unveiled at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Expert Porsche modifier Singer has unveiled its latest retooled 911, the DLS – which stands for Dynamics and Lightweight Study – at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, and it sure is worth lusting after. As the name implies, improved driving dynamics in a featherweight car was the aim of the …

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Hotel valet wrecked Porsche Carrera S in parking fail

A hotel valet in Sydney has wrecked a customer’s Porsche Carrera S after driving it underneath a Subaru XV in the hotel’s driveway. According to report, the man was trapped in the Porsche after he rear-ended the orange Subaru XV and somehow scooped it up, wedging the sports car underneath …

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Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid unveiled with 918 Spyder’s boost mapping

The third-generation Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid will bring plug-in power and the same boost strategy as the 918 Spyder when it arrives in Australia later this year. The SUV will feature a 250kW 3.0-litre turbocharged V6 and a more powerful 100kW electric motor to produce a combined 340kW and 700Nm of …

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Stripped back Porsche 911 Carrera T will please purists

Here’s a piece of news that will please Porsche purists – a lighter, faster and importantly, manual 911 dubbed the 911 Carrera T (for Touring). Based on the 911 Carrera, the new model sees the brand revive the concept behind the 911 T of 1968, bringing less weight, shorter transmission …

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Porsche 911 GT2 RS now the fastest production car at Nürburgring

Porsche has set a new lap record for street legal production sports car on the famous 20.6 kilometer Nürburgring-Nordschleife test track with the 2018 911 GT2 RS. Recorded and officially timed on September 20th, the record smashing lap stopped the watch at 6:47.3 minutes, the fastest lap time for a volume production sports …

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2018 Porsche Cayenne leaked ahead of official debut

The next-generation 2018 Porsche Cayenne has made an early appearance online ahead of its official unveiling tomorrow, courtesy of Auto Express. Sporting an evolutionary design, the new Cayenne is instantly familiar, gaining a revised front grille with larger air intakes, slimmer LED daytime running lights, a pair of slightly revised …

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