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New car diary for Porsche

Make: Porsche

Model: 911 - GT3 RS

Released: Nov 2018

Porsche’s most powerful naturally-aspirated sportscar, the new 911 GT3 RS, will hit Australian showrooms in the fourth quarter of 2018, priced from $416,500 before on-road costs.

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Make: Porsche

Model: Cayenne

Released: Jul 2018

German car-maker Porsche has updated its flagship large SUV, with the third-generation Cayenne available in three petrol powertains, starting at $116,300 plus on-roads for the entry-level 250kW 3.0-litre V6 model.

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Make: Porsche

Model: 911 - GT3

Released: Nov 2017

Porsche will return the option of a six-speed manual gearbox to its track-ready 911 GT3, while retaining the seven-speed dual-clutch automatic. Engine capacity grows to 4.0-litres, which sees power swell to 368kW.
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Make: Porsche

Model: Panamera - Sport Turismo

Released: Nov 2017

After four years in gestation, Porsche will move to introduce the Panamera Sport Turismo – a wagon version of its second-gen large liftback sedan. Redesigned from the B-pillar onwards, the new model is a stylish alternative.
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Make: Porsche

Model: Panamera - Turbo S E-Hybrid

Released: Aug 2017

Porsche will introduce a new flagship for its second-gen Panamera range, with the arrival of the Turbo S E-Hybrid. A 4.0-litre turbo-petrol V8 is paired with an electric motor for a combined outputs of 500kW and 850Nm.
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Make: Porsche

Model: 911 - GTS

Released: Jun 2017

911 GTS returns to Porsche's local line-up with four variants, including the throwback Targa 4. The bruiser eschews naturally aspirated power for a 3.0-litre turbocharged flat-six with 331kW and 500Nm.
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Make: Porsche

Model: Panamera

Released: Feb 2017

Completely revamped for its second generation, Porsche will introduce a new Panamera that forgoes its predecessor's awkward looks for much more refined exterior styling, and better tech to boot.
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Make: Porsche

Model: 911

Released: Aug 2016

The top-spec variants of Porsche's legendary 911 arrive in Australia in the second half of 2016, topping the range that now consists almost entirely of turbocharged engines.
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Make: Porsche

Model: Boxster

Released: Jun 2016

For the firs time, Porsche's new Boxster will be sold with four-cylinder turbo engines when it arrives in Australia in June. The 2.0-litre and 2.5-litre turbo fours will replace the 2.7-litre and 3.2-litre naturally-aspirated flat sixes in the old line-up.
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Make: Porsche

Model: 911

Released: Jan 2016

Porsche's iconic 911 Carrera will undergo a historic change for its 2016 update, with all models now employing turbocharged engines.
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Make: Porsche

Model: Macan

Released: Jun 2014

Porsche’s long-rumoured baby SUV is now being developed and will be named the Macan. It is expected to be based on sister company Audi’s Q5 and should be a key plank in Porsche’s mid-term drive to double annual sales to 150,000 vehciles.
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Make: Porsche

Model: 911 - Targa

Released: Jun 2014

Porsche is bringing back its iconic Targo-topped 911 this year after a 20-year absence. The partial convertible features a wrap-around rear window and a removable roof panel and rather than a manual system like Targas of old, the 2014 iteration can be folded down simply by hitting a button.
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Make: Porsche

Model: Macan

Released: May 2014

The arrival of the Porsche Macan will see the German car-maker doubling its SUV line-up. Already a styling hit, time will tell if it becomes as popular as its larger Cayenne sibling.
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Make: Porsche

Model: 911 - Turbo Cabriolet

Released: Apr 2014

The Turbo and Turbo S versions of Porsche’s 911 Cabriolet are lighter, more powerful and about 15 per cent more fuel efficient than their predecessors. A folding fabric roof is now supported by a magnesium frame and it opens and closes in 13 seconds at speeds of up to 50km/h.
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Make: Porsche

Model: Panamera - Turbo S

Released: Mar 2014

Porsche’s most powerful Panamera yet – the Turbo S – arrives early in the year with a 420kW/750Nm 4.8-litre twin-turbo V8 that has a top speed of 310km/h, although the new model maintains the same 0-100km/h time of 3.8 seconds.
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Make: Porsche

Model: Panamera

Released: Dec 2013

Porsche’s Panamera range gets an update in late 2013, but the controversial styling will remain largely unchanged. The update will mainly be related to powertrains, with a new plug-in hybrid version on the cards and an upgraded V6. Fuel consumption for the Hybrid Porsche is a respectable 3.5 litres per 100km, compared to 7.1L/100km for the current hybrid model.
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Make: Porsche

Model: Cayenne - S Diesel

Released: May 2013

Porsche will launch its first V8 diesel in Australia, when it arrives under the bonnet of the Cayenne SUV. The 281kW/850Nm 4.2-litre bi-turbo engine is sourced from Audi and will propel the car from 0-100km/h in just 5.7 seconds. Fuel economy sits at a respectable 8.3 litres per 100km for the big SUV that looks set to retail from $155,500.
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Make: Porsche

Model: Cayman

Released: Mar 2013

Porsche’s next generation Cayman will fill a gap left in the German car-maker’s line-up since the demise of the 987 Cayman in April 2012. The compact sports car will be powered by the same two six-cylinder 2.7-litre and 3.4-litre engines as the Boxster convertible on which it is based.
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Make: Porsche

Model: 911 - Cabriolet

Released: Apr 2012

Porsche will lob the soft-top version of its all-new 911, priced from $255,100. The car features a trick magnesium-framed fabric roof that - for the first time in the model's long history - gives it the same roofline as the coupe.
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Make: Porsche

Model: 911

Released: Feb 2012

Porsche says its '991' designated sportscar, featuring a significantly longer wheelbase and a sleek new body, will be the first completely new 911 in 48 years. Although priced between three and four per cent higher than the 997, Porsche promises double-digit efficiency improvements, quicker acceleration and enhanced dynamics.
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Make: Porsche

Model: Panamera - Turbo S

Released: Oct 2011

At $440,200 the Panamera Turbo S represents a $68,000 price premium over the all-wheel drive Panamera Turbo on which it is based. That buys the most powerful version ever seen of Porsche's 4.8-litre petrol V8, producing 410kW and 750Nm outputs (increasing to 800Nm for short bursts in ‘overboost’ mode). The result is a sprint to 100km/h in 3.8 seconds.
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Make: Porsche

Model: Panamera - Hybrid

Released: Aug 2011

The Panamera Hybrid is likely to come with the same hybrid drive system as the current Cayenne Hybrid - which runs Audi’s 245kW/440Nm supercharged 3.0-litre petrol V6, assisted by a 37kW/300Nm electric motor, fuelled by a 288-volt nickel-metal hydride battery under the floor of the cargo area.
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Make: Porsche

Model: Cayman - R

Released: Mar 2011

Porsche says ‘R’ stands for responsive, refined and racy. The Cayman R's chassis sits 20mm lower and the bodywork has a distinctive fixed rear spoiler compared with the Cayman S. The R also benefits from unique lightweight components, chassis tweaks and an extra 8kW, bringing the maximum output of its 3.4-litre direct-injection six-cylinder boxer engine to 243kW.
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Make: Porsche

Model: 911 - Speedster

Released: Feb 2011

The limited-edition 911 Speedster will be sold in Australia in strictly limited numbers, as only 356 will be built. The 300kW 3.8-litre flat-six from the GTS provides power and the wide-bodied, rear-wheel drive Speedster has several exclusive features including a 60mm-lower windscreen and 'double-bubble' hard cover for when the soft-top is stowed.
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Make: Porsche

Model: 911 - GTS

Released: Jan 2011

The 911 Carrera GTS will be available in both coupe and cabriolet body styles and come engine and chassis upgrades compared to the Carrera S on which it is based. The GTS also runs a more powerful (300kW) version of the 283kW 3.8-litre direct-injection flat six from the latest Carrera S, making it almost as powerful as the GT3, which has 320kW.
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Make: Porsche

Model: Cayenne

Released: Oct 2010

Porsche is odds-on to become Australia’s first European brand to offer petrol-electric power. The next-generation Cayenne due for release around 2010, and Porsche will introduce a hybrid version using a 3.6-litre V6 and six-speed Tiptronic transmission with a 34kW electric motor.
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Make: Porsche

Model: 911 - GT2

Released: Aug 2010

A facelifted versions of the turbbocharged 911 GT2 will follow this year’s upgraded 911 C2/S after a traditional 12 to 18-month hiatus, so do not expect the upgraded 911 flagship to appear late in 2010.
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Make: Porsche

Model: 911 - GT3 RS

Released: Apr 2010

The latest iteration of Porsche’s born-to-race GT3 RS Coupe is set to serve up even more devastating racetrack performance than its celebrated forebears. Lighter, more aerodynamic and more powerful, the RS delivers even more performance than the GT3 with 331kW, 11kW more than the GT3.
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Make: Porsche

Model: 911 - Sport Classic

Released: Apr 2010

Porsche’s 911 Sport Classic heralds a return to limited edition models. The Sport Classic features a ‘ducktail’ rear spoiler, unique front and rear design treatments, a new double-dome roof new side sills, redesigned front and rear lights. Power is via a 300kW 3.8-litre boxer-six engine.
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Make: Porsche

Model: Boxster - Spyder

Released: Apr 2010

Porsche lifted the lid on a more powerful and more focused version of its Boxster convertible at the Los Angeles motor show. The Boxster Spyder will be positioned above the regular Boxster and Boxster S, and is designed to appeal directly to penchants of stripped-out ‘Speedster’ versions of the 911 and iconic 356.
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Make: Porsche

Model: 911 - Turbo range

Released: Feb 2010

Porsche will unveil a midlife makeover of its flagship sportscar, the 911 Turbo, at the 2009 Frankfurt motor show, before it goes on sale in Australia in early 2010. The new bigger 368kW 3.8 litre engine produces 18 per cent less CO2 emissions – than a model already widely regarded as the benchmark in its class
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Make: Porsche

Model: 911 - GT3

Released: Jan 2010

Porsche is expected to release a facelifted verson of its manual-only 911 GT3 homologation special locally by late 2009, which will miss the facelifted 911's headline act: the PDK dual-clutch auto. Nor will the revised GT3 feature direct-injection due to European racing legislation disallowing this feature.
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Make: Porsche

Model: Panamera

Released: Sep 2009

Porsche's first four-door sedan, the Panamera will target four-door luxury sports cars like the Mercedes-Benz CLS and Maserati Quattroporte. With a wide range of engines – from a range-topping V10 to a petrol-electric hybrid version, the front-engined Panamera will be Porsche’s fourth model line.
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Make: Porsche

Model: Cayenne - V6 TDI

Released: Apr 2009

Porsche has officially confirmed that it will produce a diesel-engined Cayenne, powered by VW's 176kW/550Nm 3.0-litre turbo-diesel V6 engine and linked only with a six-speed Tiptronic-S sequential semi-automatic transmission. Official average fuel consumption is rated at 9.3L/100km.
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Make: Porsche

Model: Boxster

Released: Mar 2009

The Porsche Boxster and Cayman have been given a makeover, with new engines, the acclaimed PDK dual-clutch gearbox and a host of minor improvements to keep the mid-engined pair fresh. The entry-level 987s gain a larger 2.9-litre flat six, while the Boxster S gets more powerful 3.4-litre flat-six.
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Make: Porsche

Model: 911

Released: Dec 2008

Having released the facelifted C2/C2S 911 in September 2008, Porsche will also launch upgraded versions of its all-wheel drive 911 Carrera 4/S Coupe/Cabriolet range. The will feature the same new direct-injction enines and PDK uto transmissins as the rear-drive Carrera and Cabriolet models.
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Make: Porsche

Model: Cayenne - Turbo S

Released: Dec 2008

Porsche premiered its new Cayenne Turbo S at the 2008 Beijing motor show. The S version of Porsche’s super-SUV packs a host of performance enhancements including a 404kW/750Nm 4.8-litre direct-injection twin-turbo V8, making the Turbo S the most powerful Porsche available.
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Make: Porsche

Model: 911 - C2/C2S/C4/C4S coupe and cabrio

Released: Sep 2008

Porsche's facelifted 911 range should adopt direct-injection engines and a new 7-speed dual-clutch transmission. All-wheel-drive models will come fitted with a standard limited-slip differential. The exterior gains restyled front and rear bumpers, LED daytime running lights and redesigned tail-lights.
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Make: Porsche

Model: 911 - Turbo Cabriolet

Released: Oct 2007

Porsche should release its next 911 Turbo Cabriolet in September. Powered by the same 353kW 3.6-litre twin-turbo boxer as the Turbo coupe, the soft-top differs from the 911 Cabriolet with wider wheel-arches, intake scoops and a pop-up wing. It'll offer both a six-speed manual and a five-speed auto.
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Make: Porsche

Model: Cayenne

Released: Apr 2007

Porsche will finally up the ante of its super-SUV in March, when Cayenne offers more power from its V8 and V8 turbo engines, plus the option of a sub-$100,000 V6 version ($94,700) for the first time. Wrapped in a cosmetically revised body, the facelifted Cayenne will offer direct-injection 4.8-litre V8s.
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Make: Porsche

Model: 911 - Targa

Released: Dec 2006

Porsche will expand its stylish 911 range with the introduction of the Targa 4 and 4S in December. Both new Targa models feature permanent all-wheel drive and the Carrera 4’s distinctive 44mm wider body at the rear. The most striking feature is the large glass roof and opening rear window.
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Make: Porsche

Model: Cayman

Released: Oct 2006

Porsche's entry-level 180kW/273Nm 2.7-litre Cayman joins the 3.4-litre Cayman S coupe that went on sale in early 2006. The base Cayman will be priced at $118,000 - $10,400 more than the similarly-engined Boxster roadster and $30,500 less than the 3.4-litre Cayman S coupe.
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Make: Porsche

Model: Boxster

Released: Oct 2006

Porsche has brought Boxster’s engines in line with its Cayman coupe sibling by blessing its entry-level convertible with VarioCam Plus, and its Boxster S with the 3.4-litre flat six from Cayman S. Pricing is up, at $108,800 for the Boxster five-speed manual (up $1400) and $134,600 for the Boxster S.
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Make: Porsche

Model: Cayman

Released: Mar 2006

Porsche will unveil a coupe version of the second-generation Boxster convertible, to be named Cayman, at the 2005 Frankfurt show, with the production version likely to arrive here in early 2006. Positioned between Boxster S and the flagship 911, it will feature a 217kW 3.4-litre boxer engine.
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Make: Porsche

Model: Boxster

Released: Feb 2005

Porsche will launch its second-generation Boxster convertible range in February. Offering more performance, more acceleration, more equipment and a lower pricetag - but only subtle styling changes despite all-new sheetmetal - the new Boxster and Boxster S remain the roadsters to beat.
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Make: Porsche

Model: 911

Released: Oct 2004

Porsche's superstar supercar, the 911, comes in for renewal in 2004. Returning to return to traditional round headlights, the 997-codenamed 911 should also get a 3.8-litre boxer six offering up to 300kW, plus manual, auto and clutchless manual six-speed gearboxes. Expect to see it at September's Paris show.
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Make: Porsche

Model: 911 - GT3 RS

Released: Mar 2004

Porsche has revived the legendary Renn Sport name, the first time it has been seen on a 996 generation 911. Just 15 examples of the 911 GT3 RS are due in Australia by March 2004 - all of them spoken for - after its makes its world debut at the Frankfurt motor show, priced at around $290,000.
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Make: Porsche

Model: 911 - C4S Cabriolet

Released: Nov 2003

Porsche will release its latest derivative of the 911 range, the Carrera 4S Cabriolet, in Australia by November - not long after the car's official European launch. Pricing has been set at $251,600 while, as with all Tiptronic S-equipped 911 models, the auto version will cost an extra $8000.
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Make: Porsche

Model: 911 - Turbo Cabriolet

Released: Oct 2003

Porsche will release the first 911 Turbo Cabriolet in 14 years Down Under following its debut at the Sydney motor show in October. Powered by the same 309kW twin-turbo boxer as the coupe, the soft-top Turbo is differentiated from the 911 Cabriolet by wider wheel arches, intake scoops and a pop-up wing.
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