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  • Why Porsche breaking the Nurburgring record is a big deal

    By now the news is out, Porsche just broke the Lamborghini’s record with a shattering time of 6:47.3 That’s almost five seconds faster than the Sant’Agata attempt.  The handful of road legal vehicles have bested this time and the Porsche, lest we forget, is a full production model, unlike...
  • Porsches one-millionth 911 rolls out of the factory

    One-in-a-million – it doesn’t get any more exclusive than these four-words, and in celebrating their one-millionth 911, Porsche has done everything possible to make this statistical rarity as nostalgic as possible. The special Porsche 911 comes just over half a century since the first 911 rolled off the production...
  • Porsche’s Panamera Sport Turismo available in SA

    Porsche South Africa has confirmed that the Panamera Sport Turismo, which debuted at Geneva just last week is now available to order in South Africa. The 4+1 seater will be available in 3 derivatives starting with the 243kW Panamera 4 Sport Turismo and ending with the 404kW Turbo Sport...
  • Launch drive of Porsche’s 718 Cayman.

    We drive the new Porsche Cayman 718 at the international media launch. The car is now on sale in South Africa. What is it? New Porsche 718 Cayman represents the biggest upgrade in the model’s lifespan by cleaning the slate that has served Porsche so well. This is not a...
  • Alfa comes back for Nurburgring record

    Porsche launched the 2017 Panamera Turbo with a Nurburgring record to its name, beating the Alfa Giulia’s time by over a second. And while nobody has stopped to mention that these two cars are vastly different, Alfa is keen to nail the 4-door saloon record as a matter of...
  • Faster Macan Turbo is the only Porsche you need

    Porsche’s obsession with morphing SUVs into sportscars continues with the Macan Turbo fitted with the optional performance package, now available in South Africa. Another 30kW and 50Nm for a total output of 324kW and 600Nm from the car’s 3.6 litre V6 is a recipe for 0-100km/h in 4.4 seconds...
  • Get to know the 2016 Porsche Panamera. In SA soon.

    Following several leaks and teasers, Porsche has finally unveiled the 2017 Panamera sedan. The second-generation Porsche Panamera boasts a fresh look with a lower rear roofline and a wider stance. The refreshed design language attempts to build a stronger link to Porsche’s iconic 911. Good news is that Porsche...
  • New Porsche 718 Boxster crunches the numbers

    A new turbo charged Porsche, the same concerns. What will it sound like? Will it offer equal enjoyment, is turbo charging the solution, what damage will be done to the car’s soul? These questions were on everyone’s lips upon arrival in Abu Dhabi to drive the new 2016 Porsche 718...
  • On Track: Porsche 911 Carrera (2016) review

    Before we were allowed to fire up the 4-cylinder in the new Porsche 718, scattered down Yas Marina’s pitlane were several brightly painted and grumbling Porsche Carrera models in very racy specification.  The plan was to familiarise ourselves with the new 2016 911 Carrera and Carrera S – launched...