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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.

Porsche Panamera V8 To Become Driving Force Behind Audi And Bentley

Porsche Panamera V8 To Become Driving Force Behind Audi And Bentley

When Porsche revealed its all-new Panamera four-door earlier this month, the company proudly proclaimed that its tw...

Jul 15, 2016 (1 month ago)
Jaguar Land Rover Developing On- And Off-Road Autonomous Technology

Jaguar Land Rover Developing On- And Off-Road Autonomous Technology

Jaguar Land Rover is set to join the growing list of automakers developing autonomous technology - but with a difference...

Jul 15, 2016 (1 month ago)
Australia-First Debut For New Renault Koleos - $29,990 Price Confirmed

New Renault Koleos, Australia-First Debut - $29,990 Price Confirmed

Renault has announced that Australia will be the first market to get the new Koleos SUV. Appearing on local shores be...

Jul 15, 2016 (1 month ago)
Ford Focus RS REVIEW | Simply Brilliant - An AWD ‘Power-on Oversteer’ Rocket

2016 Ford Focus RS REVIEW, Price, Features | Dang This Is A Beast…!

SOMETIMES A CAR COMPANY JUST GETS IT RIGHT. LIKE FORD'S NEW FOCUS RS. If you’re looking for a parallel to t...

Jul 14, 2016 (1 month ago)
2016 Hyundai i30 SR Series II Update - Price And Features For Australia

2016 Hyundai i30 SR Series II Update - Price And Features For Australia

Hyundai has tweaked the top-end of its best-selling i30 hatch range, introducing running changes to the sporty i30 ...

Jul 14, 2016 (1 month ago)
2016 Hyundai i30 SR REVIEW | A Sporting Twist For Australia’s Favourite Car

2016 Hyundai i30 SR REVIEW, Price, Features | A Sporting Twist For Australia’s Favourite Car

WHAT YOU SEE HERE WITH THE UPDATED 2016 HYUNDAI i30 SR SERIES II ISN’T A MAJOR SHAKE-UP. In fact, if you’re ...

Jul 14, 2016 (1 month ago)
Mercedes-Benz E-Class PREVIEW DRIVE | A Safety Tour De Force For the New E-Class

2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class REVIEW | Safety Technology Preview Drive

PREVIEW: Ground-Breaking New Safety Technology Headlines All-New Mercedes-Benz E-Class. Ahead of its local launch in ...

Jul 14, 2016 (2 months ago)
Mercedes-Benz Launches Three Plug-In Hybrid Models

Mercedes-Benz Launches Three Plug-In Hybrid Models

Three new plug-in hybrid models join the local Mercedes-Benz lineup this month. Starting the range are the C-Class ve...

Jul 14, 2016 (2 months ago)
Updated Mazda3 Range Unveiled In Japan - Australian Introduction In August

Updated Mazda3 Range Unveiled In Japan - Australian Introduction In August

Mazda has taken the covers of its updated 2017 Mazda3 hatch and sedan range, revealing revised styling and new technolog...

Jul 14, 2016 (2 months ago)
Design And Development Details Of Lexus LC Emerge Ahead Of 2017 Launch

Lexus LC Design And Development Details Emerge Ahead Of 2017 Launch

When the Lexus LF-LC Concept debuted at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show it wowed onlookers with its dramatic style,...

Jul 14, 2016 (2 months ago)
Nissan Introduces ProPilot Autonomous Technology For Japanese Minivan

Nissan Introduces ProPilot Autonomous Technology For Japanese Minivan

Nissan is set to introduce its first production vehicle featuring autonomous driving capabilities from August this year ...

Jul 14, 2016 (2 months ago)
2016 Ford Focus RS On Sale - Price And Features For Australia

2016 Ford Focus RS On Sale - Price And Features For Australia

After what seems like a painfully long wait for Aussie motoring enthusiasts, Ford’s hottest-ever hot hatch, the Fo...

Jul 14, 2016 (2 months ago)
ANCAP - Maximum 5-Star Safety Ratings For Suzuki Vitara And Kia Optima

Suzuki Vitara And Kia Optima Score Maximum 5-Star ANCAP Safety Ratings

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) has released its latest crash safety test results, with the maximum ...

Jul 14, 2016 (2 months ago)
2017 Holden Colorado Unveiled - Available From September

Updated Holden Colorado Unveiled For 2017 - Available From September

Holden has updated its Colorado pickup for the 2017 model year, with a public debut set to take place at tonight’s...

Jul 13, 2016 (2 months ago)
2017 Renault Megane Sedan Officially Unveiled - Coming To Australia Next Year

Renault Megane Sedan Officially Unveiled - Coming To Australia Next Year

Renault’s Megane range is now officially a triple-treat for buyers, with the addition of a new sedan variant. A...

Jul 13, 2016 (2 months ago)
Honda NSX “Family” Planned, Including Type R and EV Variants

Honda NSX “Family” Planned, Including Type R and EV Variants

As the Honda NSX prepares itself for a November on-sale date in Australia, it appears an expanded range of NSX models co...

Jul 13, 2016 (2 months ago)
Mercedes-AMG GT Recalled For Driveshaft Issues - Also Skoda Octavia And Rapid

Mercedes-AMG GT Recalled For Driveshaft Issues - Also Skoda Octavia And Rapid

Mercedes-AMG has recalled its AMG GT performance model in Australia this week, due to a potential problem with the drive...

Jul 13, 2016 (2 months ago)
Jaguar Land Rover New SVO Tech Centre - More Models On The Way

Jaguar Land Rover New Special Vehicles Operations Tech Centre - More Models On The Way

Jaguar Land Rover has just cut the ribbon on a new Technical Centre for its Special Vehicles Operations (SVO) outfit, an...

Jul 12, 2016 (2 months ago)
Recalls - Takata Airbag Recall Strikes Another 240,000 Cars In Australia

Takata Airbag Recall Strikes Another 240,000 Cars In Australia

Another week, another list of cars struck down by the ongoing Takata airbag saga with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Au...

Jul 12, 2016 (2 months ago)
Small SUV Showdown – Mazda CX-3 v Suzuki Vitara Turbo Comparison Test

2016 Mazda CX-3 v 2016 Suzuki Vitara Turbo | Small SUV Comparison Test

PRODUCT PLANNERS FOR THE SUZUKI VITARA S TURBO could be accused of placing tracing paper over the specifications of the ...

Jul 12, 2016 (2 months ago)