PORSCHE PANAMERAS: EVEN FASTER

Porsche’s never ending chase for better sports models continues. Here are the details of the extensive range of vehicle updates for the 2021 season: PANAMERA TURBO SWith a power output of 463 kW and a torque of 820 Newton metres, the new Panamera Turbo S has 59 kW / 80 PS more power and 50 Nm more torque than the previous Panamera Turbo (with combustion engine). In the Sport Plus mode it accelerates from 0-100 km/h in just 3.1 seconds. It has already proven its performance capability on the legendary… Read more

2020 PORSCHE CAYENNE COUPE REVIEW

Porsche has added a coupe to its Cayenne range. It has substantial changes to the body and re-tuning of the active suspension to give it an excellent driving feel. It certainly looks like a coupe not an SUV that’s simply had more slope to the back windows, the shape appealed to all we displayed it to during our test week. A panoramic sunroof is standard, or you can go for the optional lightweight carbon roof. Our test Cayenne had the sunroof. See more in the Driving section of this review…. Read more

PORSCHE CAYENNE 2010 – 2018

2018 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid

When Porsche the Cayenne SUV in June 2003 many thought it would ruin the image of the German sportscar maker. Almost 20 years later the market is flooded with SUVs as the vehicle of choice. In the design of the Cayenne, Porsche worked with VW and Audi to share parts and trim costs. Unlike the others, that aimed for quality on-road cruisers with reasonable off-road ability, Porsche gave us a sporty wagon. For obvious reasons Porsche gave the first Cayenne a family resemblance to its 911.The Series 2 Cayenne, launched… Read more

PORSCHE CAYENNE GTS V8

Porsche has added the Cayenne GTS and Cayenne GTS Coupé to its SUV line-up. Instead of the 3.6-litre V6 biturbo engine from its predecessor there’s now a V8 under the bonnet of the Cayenne GTS. This makes a return to the V8 GTSs of the past. Great news for all Porsche lovers who believe there’s no substitute for cubic inches. With an output of 338 kW and 620 Nm of torque, the 4.0-litre biturbo engine lets both GTS models sprint from zero to 100 km/h in 4.5 seconds when teamed… Read more

PORSCHE TAYCAN AUSTRALIAN PRICING AND SPECIFICATIONS

Taycan, the first all-electric Porsche sports car is now available to order and will arrive in Australia from December 2020. It’s available in three model grades, Taycan 4S, Taycan Turbo and Taycan Turbo S. The Taycan 4S produces up to 390 kW of power and 640 Nm of torque. It’s coupled with a two-speed transmission and has an 79.2 kWh Performance Battery. It can accelerate from a standing start to 100 km/h in 4.0 seconds and has a top speed of 250 km/h. The range is 365km when the battery… Read more

PORSCHE HERITAGE DESIGN EDITION

Porsche has presented the 911 Targa 4S Heritage Design Edition, a state-of-the-art 911 with design elements from the 1950s and early 60s. Historical exterior and interior design elements have been re-interpreted and combined with the latest technology. Only 992 will be built, matching the internal model series code. Along with the introduction of the special edition, selected interior elements will be available as part of the Heritage Design package for all current 911 models. “With the Heritage Design models, we are evoking memories of the 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s… Read more

NEW GENERATION PORSCHE TARGA

Porsche’s new generation Targa 4 and 911 Targa 4S models have been introduced. Compared to its predecessors, Targa’s body features significantly more pronounced wheel housings at the front and, between its LED headlights. They feature a wide roll hoop, a movable roof section above the front seats and a wraparound rear window. Its rear is dominated by its wider, variably extending rear spoiler and a seamlessly integrated lightbar. With the exception of the front and rear sections, the entire outer skin is made from aluminium. The Porsche Targa 4 is… Read more

PORSCHE 911 TURBO S

More powerful, dynamic and comfortable than ever before: the new 911 Turbo S sets new standards in many areas. That is also true for the adaptive aerodynamics, which Porsche has further enhanced in its flagship 911. Porsche Active Aerodynamics (PAA) adapts the aerodynamic characteristics of the vehicle even more precisely to the driving situation, speed and selected driving mode. “No other sports car reacts to different situations with such aerodynamic flexibility as the new 911 Turbo S,” said Dr Thomas Wiegand, Head of Aerodynamics Development at Porsche. “We aerodynamic engineers… Read more

NEW-GENERATION PORSCHE 911 TURBO S

New-generation 911 Turbo S will go on sale in Porsche dealerships around Australia in the second half of 2020. Offered in coupe and cabriolet bodies it’s powered by a 650 hp (478 kW) 3.8-litre boxer engine with twin VTG turbochargers. Maximum torque is a hefty 800 Newton metres. The Turbo-specific eight-speed Porsche DoppelKupplung (PDK) plays its part in providing a zero to 100 km/h time of just 2.7 seconds. It can go from zero to 200 km/h in 8.9 seconds on its way to a top speed of 330 km/h….. Read more

HOT NEW PORSCHE CAYMAN AND BOXSTER RANGE

Porsche 718 Boxster

Porsche is adding two new models to its mid-engine sportscar, the 718 Cayman GTS 4.0 and the 718 Boxster GTS 4.0. Both are powered by a 400 hp (294 kW) 4.0-litre six-cylinder boxer engine, based on the engine used in the 718 Spyder and the 718 Cayman GT4. When combined with the manual six-speed transmission and sports exhaust systems it achieves the rush to 100 km/h in 4.5 seconds on its way to a top speed of 293 km/h. The 718 GTS 4.0 models adopt the twin tailpipe sports exhaust… Read more