Around the tracks: An expensive accidental Tesla order and a Porsche retrospective | CarAdvice

Plus, a memorabilia mega-sale, a car for the end of the world and a hilarious viral video. 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 Continue Reading

2020 Porsche Cayenne recalled for transmission fault | CarAdvice

The performance SUV may develop a leak that puts occupants and other road users at risk. Porsche Australia has issued a recall of 189 Cayennes due to a transmission leak. The recall notice, lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says an oil pipe fitted to the transmission Continue Reading

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

Porsche adds a base Taycan to the line-up, but an Australian release is yet to be confirmed. 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 Continue Reading

2020 Porsche 718 Spyder review | CarAdvice

Looking for a deal on this car? Chat to us now Porsche’s love letter to driving enthusiasts is signed with a high-revving atmo engine and a manual transmission. Pros and Cons Pros Slick, mechanical-feeling gearshift Playful but user-friendly rear end A reminder of everything that’s great about NA engines Cons Continue Reading

2019-2020 Porsche Cayenne recalled for fire hazard | CarAdvice

A defective fuel coupling could lead to a fire in the performance SUV. Porsche Australia has issued a recall of 244 examples of its 2019-2020 Cayenne SUV due to a potential fire risk. The recall includes model-year 2019-2020 Cayenne Turbo (9YA) and 2020 Cayenne Turbo e-Hybrid (9YA), Cayenne Turbo Coupe Continue Reading

Australian Porsche 911 buyers can now watch their car be built online | CarAdvice

The German brand will gives Aussie buyers a way to see their car between the order and delivery stage. Australian buyers of Porsche’s 992 generation 911 sports car now have the option to watch their car be built at the brand’s Zuffenhausen plant in Germany. Porsche’s ‘Track Your Dream’ service Continue Reading

Tesla Roadster versus Porsche Taycan in cyberspace | CarAdvice

See the two electric competitors side-by-side – in virtual reality – for the first time. The Porsche Taycan has only just arrived in Australia and the second-generation Tesla Roadster is yet to even commence production, but a new rendering has allowed us to see what the two all-electric sports cars Continue Reading

2020 Porsche Cayenne GTS V8 price and specs | CarAdvice

Happy days are here, Porsche’s Cayenne GTS is once again a muscly V8 monster. It’s back. Porsche has stopped short of an outright apology in its press release this week, acknowledging that in GTS models, “the powertrain plays a particularly important part”. As it did with the return of six-cylinder Continue Reading

Obituary: Hans Mezger, legendary Porsche designer | CarAdvice

The father of the classic air-cooled, flat-six Porsche 911 engine has passed away. Hans Mezger, the man who gave us the air-cooled, six-cylinder boxer engine found in the back of the Porsche 911, has passed away. He was 90. In a career spanning 37 years, Mezger developed and worked on Continue Reading

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

The electric Taycan is emerging as a potential threat to Tesla sales, despite the price gap. 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 Continue Reading