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  • BMW M4 : 2015 Convertible - M4 Hammer With Screen Idol Style

    What’s Hot: Sharp handling, beautiful style, engine never runs out of pull. What’s Not: Weight blunts performance, brittle ride, pricey. X-FACTOR: Not as finely-honed as its fi...

     

    POSTED FRI, 27 MAR, 2015

     
  • Skoda Octavia RS 230: 2016 Australian Launch Confirmed

    Skoda has today confirmed that its new top-shelf Octavia RS 230, revealed in February, is bound for Australian showrooms. It’s far from right around the corner, however. Speaking with TMR tod...

     

    POSTED THU, 26 MAR, 2015

     
  • Saleen 302 Black Label: New 544kW Mustang Debuts

    American tuning house Saleen has pulled the wraps from its latest creation this week, in the form of the new Mustang-based S302. The S302 package boosts the 5.0 litre V8 well beyond the US model&rs...

     

    POSTED WED, 25 MAR, 2015

     
  • Range Rover Sport HST: New 280kW Brute Joins Line-Up

    Land Rover has again expanded its Range Rover Sport line, adding a new 280kW ‘HST’ model to the family. Driven by an uprated version of Land Rover’s 3.0 litre supercharged petrol...

     

    POSTED TUE, 24 MAR, 2015

     
  • New Skoda Superb Wagon Spied Testing, July Debut Expected

    Skoda’s new Superb liftback will soon be joined by its anticipated ‘Combi’ wagon companion, spied for the first time on European roads this week. As expected, the wagon will build...

     

    POSTED MON, 23 MAR, 2015

     
  • Ford Falcon XR8 Production Doubles As Dealers Want More

    Responding to pressure from dealers for more stock, Ford has announced a new production schedule for its flagship Falcon XR8. Reviving the XR8 for the last-ever Falcon model, the FG X, has proved a...

     

    POSTED SAT, 21 MAR, 2015

     
  • McLaren Sports Series Coupe Spied, 570S Name Rumoured

    Set to make its world debut at next month's New York Auto Show, it won't be long until we finally get to see McLaren's new Sports Series sans camouflage. We've had plenty of gl...

     

    POSTED FRI, 20 MAR, 2015

     
  • 2015 Ferrari 458 Speciale

    What's Hot: Spine-tingling sound, visceral steering, sublime drivetrain, immersive drive experience, just about everything.  What's Not: Can struggle to get power down cleanly. X-FACTOR...

     

    POSTED FRI, 20 MAR, 2015

     
  • New Civic Type R Previewed In Racing Kit For BTCC Series

    Honda’s new Civic Type R hot hatch, revealed earlier this month after years of spy photos and teasers, will soon hit the race track. Destined for the British Touring Car Championship, a track...

     

    POSTED THU, 19 MAR, 2015

     
  • BMW 1 Series Sedan Spied Testing

    BMW's new 1 Series Sedan has reared its head again this week, tearing around the Nurburgring in revised camouflage. Destined to take on Audi A3 Sedan and Mercedes-Benz’s CLA, the new...

     

    POSTED THU, 19 MAR, 2015

     
  • Ford Mustang: ‘Original Replicas’ Now Available Through Revology Cars

    Before you is a picture of a classic Ford Mustang in all of its glory from the mid-1960s - a creation many craved then and continue to crave today as one of the ultimate expressions of the motor car.

     

    POSTED WED, 18 MAR, 2015

     
  • 2016 Fiesta Spied Testing: RS Hero, Or Larger Next-Gen Hatch?

    TMR’s roving photographers have spied what could be an early prototype of Ford’s rumoured Fiesta RS hero, destined to join the recently revealed Focus RS. The company has yet to co...

     

    POSTED TUE, 17 MAR, 2015

     
  • New Renault Laguna: Latitude Replacement Spied Testing In Europe

    A long overdue replacement for Renault’s midsized Latitude has been spied testing in Europe this week. The new model will likely see the Laguna name return to Australia - although the badge n...

     

    POSTED MON, 16 MAR, 2015

     
  • New Camaro To Be Revealed On May 16 At Special Detroit Event

    The all-new 2016 Chevrolet Camaro will be revealed at a special event in Detroit on May 16. The company revealed the news today, teasing the new coupe with the classic red, white and blue flag grap...

     

    POSTED MON, 16 MAR, 2015

     
  • McLaren Sports Series Teased Further

    McLaren has shown fans the door ...of its new Sports Series model range. This latest teaser offers a tightly-cropped shot of the character lines and venting that will run through the new range&rsqu...

     

    POSTED MON, 16 MAR, 2015

     
  • 2015 Australian F1 GP: Hamilton Takes Commanding Win To Start Title Defence

    Lewis Hamilton took a strong win in the opening round of the 2015 Formula 1 championship yesterday, with Nico Rosberg not far behind. The weekend at Albert Park in Melbourne was filled with me...

     

    POSTED MON, 16 MAR, 2015

     
  • Henrik Fisker Reveals Aston-based ‘Thunderbolt’ Supercar

    Henrik Fisker, the former Aston Martin designer who went on to launch his own ultimately unsuccessful Fisker brand, is back in the design game. As the man behind the Aston Martin DB9 and Vantage, a...

     

    POSTED SUN, 15 MAR, 2015

     
  • New Porsche Boxster Spyder Coming, One Of 50 New VW Group Models

    Porsche will introduce a new Boxster Spyder in the coming year, Volkswagen Group chief Dr Martin Winterkorn has revealed at the company’s Investor Conference this week. The new model will be...

     

    POSTED FRI, 13 MAR, 2015

     
  • NSW To Bid For Formula 1 Grand Prix

    New South Wales Premier Mike Baird will bid to snatch Australia’s round of the Formula 1 World Driver’s Championship from Melbourne, if the Coalition is returned at this month’s stat...

     

    POSTED FRI, 13 MAR, 2015

     
  • Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake Wagon: Price And Features For Australia

    The wagonised version of Mercedes-Benz’s CLA sedan, the ‘Shooting Brake’, will hit Australian showrooms in July with a $52,400 starting price. That entry point gives the wagon a $...

     

    POSTED FRI, 13 MAR, 2015

     
 
World Motorsport News
  • 2015 Hungarian F1 GP: Sebastian Vettel Wins Thrilling Race

     
  • Nissan LMP1 Program Under Review Following Poor Le Mans Showing

     
  • Jules Bianchi Dies, Nine Months After Japanese GP Collision

     
 
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