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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.

Subaru WRX | Forester | Liberty And Outback Recalled

Subaru WRX | Forester | Liberty And Outback Recalled

Subaru has issued a pair of recalls this week, targeting four of its most popular models in Australia from model-years 2...

Mar 22, 2016 (1 month ago)
2017 Subaru BRZ Facelift Spied Ahead Of Official Debut

2017 Subaru BRZ Facelift Spied Ahead Of Official Debut

The first spied images of the 2017 Subaru BRZ have made their way online, following hot on the heels of official 2017 To...

Mar 22, 2016 (1 month ago)
Tesla Model 3 Reservations To Start March 31, $1500 To Secure A Place In Line

Tesla Model 3 Reservations To Start March 31, $1500 To Secure A Place In Line

Tesla Motors has announced it will start taking reservations for its upcoming Model 3, the midsize companion to the...

Mar 22, 2016 (1 month ago)
BMW Drops First Hint Of Larger X7 SUV

BMW Drops First Hint Of Larger X7 SUV

BMW first announced a flagship X7 SUV would be joining the range back in 2014, but until now hasn’t offered much m...

Mar 22, 2016 (1 month ago)
Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk Unveiled Ahead Of New York

Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk Unveiled Ahead Of New York

Jeep’s 2016 Grand Cherokee Trailhawk has broken through ahead of its official appearance at the New York Auto Show...

Mar 21, 2016 (1 month ago)
Skoda Planning EV Assault, Starting With Superb Plug-In In 2019

Skoda Planning EV Assault, Starting With Superb Plug-In In 2019

Czech automaker Skoda will launch into the realm of electric propulsion at the end of the decade, with the company's...

Mar 21, 2016 (1 month ago)
No Chance Of Buick Avista Concept Shaping Holden Monaro Revival

No Chance Of Buick Avista Concept Shaping Holden Monaro Revival

With the reveal of the achingly beautiful Buick Avista coupe concept at this year’s Detroit Auto Show, speculation...

Mar 21, 2016 (1 month ago)
Aston Martin-Red Bull Supercar To Be A Hypercar Without Equal

Following the announcement of Aston Martin and Red Bull Racing’s joint venture hypercar at last week’s Melbo...

Mar 21, 2016 (1 month ago)
Formula One - Rosberg Wins Albert Park Thriller

F1 - Rosberg Wins Albert Park Thriller

The 2016 Formula One World Championship started with a bang on the streets of Melbourne's Albert Park, with Mercedes...

Mar 21, 2016 (1 month ago)
The Week That Was - Skoda Superb | Ford Falcon Sprint | Honda Civic

The Week That Was - Skoda Superb | Ford Falcon Sprint | Honda Civic

Skoda's all-new third generation Superb sedan and wagon arrived in Australia this week, offering limo-like dimension...

Mar 21, 2016 (1 month ago)
Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe Teased Ahead Of New York Debut - Video

Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe Teased Ahead Of New York Debut - Video

Mercedes-Benz’s quest to put a model into almost every vehicle class imaginable has led the carmaker to fill a gap...

Mar 21, 2016 (1 month ago)
Aston Martin 4-cylinder Models -

Aston Martin Cygnet Successor - "Not On My Watch" - CEO

Aston Martin CEO Dr Andy Palmer has nixed the idea of building a successor to the Cygnet, Aston's much-reviled Toyot...

Mar 20, 2016 (1 month ago)
Toyota Prius Family To Expand At NY Show - Teaser Released

Toyota Prius Family To Expand At NY Show - Teaser Released

Toyota has teased what appears to be a brand-new addition to its slowly-expanding family of Prius hybrid vehicles, with ...

Mar 18, 2016 (1 month ago)
2016 BMW X1 sDrive18d REVIEW | Price, Features - An SUV Or Cool Small Hatch?

2016 BMW X1 sDrive18d REVIEW | Price, Features - An SUV Or Cool Small Hatch?

LAUNCHED IN 2015, THE 2016 BMW X1 RANGE HAS NOW BEEN ROUNDED OUT WITH A PAIR OF TWO-WHEEL-DRIVE MODELS AS THE ENTRY ...

Mar 18, 2016 (1 month ago)
Tesla Model 3 Teased Ahead Of Official Unveiling - And Leaked?

Tesla Model 3 Teased Ahead Of Official Unveiling - And Leaked?

The teaser campaign for Tesla’s new entry-level model has begun, with a single image giving fans their first taste...

Mar 18, 2016 (1 month ago)
2017 Suzuki Swift Leaks Out Of Dealer Presentation

2017 Suzuki Swift Leaks Out Of Dealer Presentation

The next generation Suzuki Swift is set to appear late in 2016, however the first images of the new model have escaped S...

Mar 18, 2016 (1 month ago)
2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA And CLA Shooting Brake Updates Detailed

2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA And CLA Shooting Brake Updates Detailed

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled a mid-cycle update for its stylish CLA-Class and CLA Shooting Brake models, ahead of their of...

Mar 18, 2016 (1 month ago)
BMW To Power Ahead On Updated i3, i8 Roadster, and MINI Plug-In As Part Of Seven-Model Push

BMW To Power Ahead On Updated i3, i8 Roadster, and MINI Plug-In As Part Of Seven-Model Push

A topless version of the futuristic BMW i8 is headed towards production, four years after the i8 Spyder concept mad...

Mar 18, 2016 (1 month ago)
2017 Toyota 86 Facelift Revealed Ahead Of NY Debut

2017 Toyota 86 Facelift Revealed Ahead Of NY Debut

Four years after its launch, Toyota's popular 86 sports coupe has finally received its first substantial update. ...

Mar 18, 2016 (1 month ago)
Aston Martin And Red Bull F1 Partnership To Produce Mid-Engined

Aston Martin And Red Bull F1 Partnership To Produce Mid-Engined "Hypercar” - Deliveries Expected 2018

(Story updated 18/3 - post media event) What could easily have started as an idea over a few beers at the pub has now...

Mar 17, 2016 (1 month ago)