Tag Archives: Porsche

992 Porsche 911 Targa 4 and Targa 4S go official

Porsche has pulled the wraps off its new 992 version of the 911 Targa. Based on the latest-generation 911, the drop-top features a power-retractable targa roof that made its debut on the outgoing 991 version. Like its predecessor, the automatic roof system includes a wraparound rear windscreen that cantilevers to …

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In detail: the 2020 Porsche 911 Turbo S

The new-generation Porsche 911 Turbo S brings unprecedented power, driving dynamics and comfort. We take a closer look at Porsche’s latest 911. The new 911 Turbo S is powered by a new 3.8-litre boxer engine with two VTG turbochargers, which delivers 478 kW (650 PS, 51 kW (70 PS) more …

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Porsche’s next hypercar could be F1-powered

Porsche’s next hypercar was initially going to be all-electric but that might change, as Porsche is considering using a six-cylinder engine that was supposed to power a Formula 1 car. Developed by a team of 40 engineers from Porsche’s LMP1 project, the electric hybrid engine was meant to be Porsche’s …

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Porsche takes on Tesla in the new Taycan interior

Porsche is entering a new era with the new Taycan, the brand’s first all-electric sports sedan. While we don’t yet know exactly what kind of performance is on offer with the Taycan, Porsche has unveiled the EV’s interior and we must say it’s pretty space-age. Following Tesla’s approach, Porsche has …

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Porsche committed to naturally aspirated engines, manuals for next decade

Old school and prefer naturally aspirated engines and manual transmissions? Porsche hears you and intends to keep building both for at least the next 10 years. Speaking to Australian publication What Car recently, Porsche GT boss Andreas Preuninger likens driving a high revving, naturally aspirated engine with a manual transmission …

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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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