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The Motor Report's expert team of experienced industry and motoring journalists bring you vehicle reviews with product performance, pricing and comparison information you can trust. Our mission is to be Australia's most trusted independent automotive online resource for new car buyers, to provide unbiased, accurate, expert and considered information so that making the right vehicle purchasing decision for your needs and budgets is easy. If we think it's a good buy we'll tell you; if we think there are better buys, we'll also tell you. We're resolutely independent, and don't duck any issue to please any manufacturer.

2016 Infiniti Q70 3.5 Hybrid REVIEW | Fast, Frugal, But Not ‘Unanimously’ Handsome

Infiniti Q70 3.5 Hybrid REVIEW, Price, Features | A Luxury Hybrid With Highway Legs

AFTER A WEEK WITH THE INFINITI Q70 3.5 HYBRID, WE CAN ATTEST TO ITS ‘PULLING POWER’ – THERE WAS NO SHO...

Jun 27, 2016 (1 day ago)
ANCAP - Subaru Levorg Launches With Maximum 5-Star Safety Rating

Subaru Levorg Launches With Maximum 5-Star ANCAP Safety Rating

Subaru’s new-to-Australia Levorg wagon launch last week has been boosted by the Australasian New Car Assessment Pr...

Jun 27, 2016 (2 days ago)
2017 McLaren 570S Sprint Makes Public Debut At Goodwood Festival of Speed

2017 McLaren 570S Sprint Makes Public Debut At Goodwood Festival of Speed

First announced back in March, McLaren’s track-oriented 570S Sprint has made its first public outing at the Goodwo...

Jun 27, 2016 (2 days ago)
2017 Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series Update Set For Late 2016 Arrival

2017 Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series: Added Safety And Strength For Australian-Engineered Update

The evergreen Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series is set to be treated to yet another overhaul, this time developed in part by ...

Jun 27, 2016 (2 days ago)
BMW i8 To Ditch Petrol Engine, Become Pure EV - Report

BMW i8 To Ditch Petrol Engine, Become Pure EV - Report

BMW’s i8 hybrid supercar could go down the all-electric path soon, with murmurs of a pure EV version of the carbon...

Jun 27, 2016 (2 days ago)
Ford Mondeo Gets Sporty Style Thanks To ST Line Package

Ford Mondeo ST Line | Sporty Style And Handling Upgrades

Ford has used the Goodwood Festival of Speed to unveil its latest performance-oriented model, this time based on th...

Jun 27, 2016 (2 days ago)
Skoda Developing Electric-Only SUV For 2020 Launch

Skoda Confirms Electric SUV To Join Lineup In 2020

Coming less than a fortnight after the Volkswagen Group announced plans to launch 30 new electric vehicles across its br...

Jun 27, 2016 (2 days ago)
2016 MINI Carbon Edition Launched - Price, Features and Specifications

2016 MINI Carbon Edition Launched - Price, Features and Specifications

If you’ve been lusting after the piping-hot MINI JCW but its three-door only configuration was a deal-breaker, you...

Jun 26, 2016 (2 days ago)
2017 Mercedes-AMG GT R Flagship Unveiled Ahead Of International Debut

2017 Mercedes-AMG GT R Flagship Unveiled Ahead Of International Debut

Although its development took place at the Nurburgring, Britain’s Brooklands circuit played host to the unveiling ...

Jun 25, 2016 (3 days ago)
2017 Porsche Panamera Turbo Makes Early Appearance Online

2017 Porsche Panamera Turbo Makes Early Appearance Online

Official confirmation is less than a week away, but the 2017 Porsche Panamera is so excited to see its adoring fans that...

Jun 25, 2016 (4 days ago)
Volkswagen Australia Reassures Customers Affected By Dieselgate Emissions Scandal As Compensation Packages For US Owners Loom

Volkswagen Australia Reassures Customers Affected By Dieselgate Emissions Scandal As Compensation Packages For US Owners Loom

Rumours are building that Volkswagen North America will pay up to US$7000 in compensation to owners of cars affected by ...

Jun 24, 2016 (4 days ago)
More Safety And Better Value For 2017 Skoda Octavia Range

More Safety And Better Value For 2017 Skoda Octavia Range

Updates to the 2017 Skoda Octavia range see the brand double down on its value for money approach, loading the range wit...

Jun 24, 2016 (4 days ago)
2016 Hyundai Elantra Active REVIEW | No Surprises, Just Solid Value

Hyundai Elantra REVIEW, Price, Features | 2016 Active - Solid Value, Well-Built And Handome

THE ELANTRA IS NOT THE STRONGEST SELLER IN HYUNDAI’S TWO-PRONGED SMALL CAR RANGE, BUT THAT’S NO DISCRED...

Jun 24, 2016 (4 days ago)
Offroad Wagon Showdown - Subaru Outback v Volkswagen Passat Alltrack Comparison REVIEW

Subaru Outback v Volkswagen Passat Alltrack Comparison REVIEW | Offroad Wagon Showdown

WHILE SUVS RULE, THE SUBARU OUTBACK AND VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT ALLTRACK TAKE A DIFFERENT PATH. For both manufacturers, tha...

Jun 24, 2016 (4 days ago)
Mazda Says No To Downsized Two- And Three-Cylinder Turbo Engines

Mazda Says No To Downsized Two- And Three-Cylinder Turbo Engines

Mazda’s SkyActiv engine family has been, until recently, an entirely naturally aspirated range, but the upcoming C...

Jun 24, 2016 (5 days ago)
2016 Subaru Levorg - Prices, Features and Specifications

2016 Subaru Levorg - Prices, Features and Specifications

Seven years after the departure of the Liberty GT wagon, Subaru australia finally has another turbocharged all-paw perfo...

Jun 24, 2016 (5 days ago)
2016 Subaru Levorg REVIEW: The Rex With A Bigger Booty

2016 Subaru Levorg REVIEW, Price, Features: Booting-up the ‘Rex’

FROM THE COMPANY THAT MAKES WAGONS BETTER THAN MOST, COMES THE NEXT LOGICAL THING – THE 2016 SUBARU LEVORG, A WRX ...

Jun 24, 2016 (5 days ago)
Mazda Previews G-Vectoring Control Handling System

Mazda Previews G-Vectoring Control Handling System

Mazda has now unveiled its G-Vectoring Control system - a handling aid that aims to make racecar-like cornering precisio...

Jun 24, 2016 (5 days ago)
2016 Mazda SkyActiv Drive Academy | Discovering G-Vectoring Control

2016 Mazda SkyActiv Drive Academy | Discovering G-Vectoring Control

ACCURACY, AGILITY, PRECISION – they’re the kind of driving benefits nearly every automaker strives to d...

Jun 24, 2016 (5 days ago)
2017 Volvo S90 And V90 R-Design Revealed

2017 Volvo S90 And V90 R-Design Revealed

Can’t wait for for Volvo to wheel out a properly hot Polestar version of its newest large sedan and wagon? Well, t...

Jun 23, 2016 (5 days ago)