Archive for the ‘Porsche’ Category

Porsche Australia updates MY16 price list

// Posted in Porsche

Porsche Cars Australia has announced an updated increased price list for its MY16 models. That change also brings the 911 Black Edition (pictured) and Boxster Black Edition to the local market. Deliveries for the Black Editions commence in September. The Black Edition models bring extra standard equipment and are available in any colour as long […]

VIDEO: A look at Wörthersee 2015

As well as being a platform for the Volkswagen Group to release some very cool concept metal the annual Wörthersee GTI Treffen is otherwise a very big gathering of petrolheads. In fact, it’s the largest Volkswagen/Audi/etc gathering in Europe. It’s also a big lake in Austria. Here’s a video that takes you behind the scenes […]

2016 Porsche 911 GT3 R revealed

Porsche has used the eve of the Nürburgring 24 Hour race to unveil its 991-based 911 GT3 R. This is the race going version of the 911 GT3 RS and can be all yours for the small matter of €429,000 plus taxes. Tipping the scales at 1220kg Porsche’s newest GT3 racecar has 368kW (500hp) on […]

Because Cayman GT4

I always say that if I ever win Lotto the first car I would go and order would be a 911 GT3. But I think that’s about to change. Supply issues aside, a Cayman GT4 is working its way to my #1 Lotto status! Thanks to Evo, Autocar and PistonHeads for the opinion altering assistance.

My RingTaxi lap: 7:43 in a Porsche 911 GT3!

// Posted in Porsche

Imagine driving the Nürburgring Nordschleife on the perfect line every corner. Imagine doing that in a new 991 Porsche 911 GT3. It’s got to be as close to motoring heaven as we can get here on earth. Then, imagine if that was your day job. If your name is Theo Kleen you don’t have to […]

The green shitter

Remember Drivers Republic? That’s when Chris Harris first published this video about his old skool 911. It was a cobbled together masterpiece, constructed by the expert hand of Richard Tuthill. Harris described this as his perfect sportscar. Even though that comment was made some seven or eight years ago, that’s still some claim.

VIDEO: Porsche 911 Carrera GTS v BMW i8

Dan Prosser from Evo magazine presents a very intriguing challenge here by pitting a Porsche 911 Carrera GTS against a BMW i8 on the track. We’ll let the cat out of the bag early, the i8 couldn’t match the 911 for outright lap times. In fact, it’s not even close. But can the i8 match […]

Germany, here I come!

AUSmotive is about to go into a hiatus of some sort while I head on an overseas holiday for the next five weeks or so. I’ll be flying to Germany later this week and the items on my magical museum tour, in itinerary order, include: Mercedes-Benz Museum (Stuttgart) Porsche Museum (Stuttgart) BMW Welt and Museum […]

Have you heard of Arthur Schening?

Arthur Schening is a graphic designer, so we already know he is a cool guy. All designers are cool, aren’t we? Anyway, Schening ups the cool factor by some margin by creating these stylish illustrations of some very cool historic racing cars. Thanks to Ferdinand Magazine for bringing these wonderful artworks to our attention and […]

“This thing is a riot!”

// Posted in Porsche

I really want a Cayman GT4. Watch this video from Chris Harris and you will too. Not much more needs to be said.

Put up your hand if you’d like a Cayman GT4 RS

// Posted in Porsche

If you don’t love the Cayman GT4 you bloody well should. And if you love the Cayman GT4 then you sure as hell will get hot under the collar at talk of a GT4 RS model. “This is just the beginning of the era,” Andreas Preuninger, Godfather of the Porsche GT program told Evo. “I […]

McLaren P1 v LaFerrari v 918 Spyder

Meet Paul Bailey. He’s from the UK and owns a McLaren P1, a LaFerrari and a Porsche 918 Spyder. What a bastard! In this video Bailey drives his P1 to pick up his new LaFerrari. Not content with taking delivery of one car for the day he shoots straight off to Porsche to collect his […]

Porsche Cayman GT4 in detail

// Posted in Porsche

Porsche is showing off its new Cayman GT4 at the Geneva Motor Show. With that comes a raft of information, new pics and technical specifications. We’re very happy to bring that all to you now. Because cutaways!