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2008 FG Ford Falcon XR8 Ute Road Test Review
2008 FG Falcon XR8 Ute Review Road Test Opinion

I learned to drive in a 1957 Vanguard ute. Back then, around the dawn of time or just after the last great ice age at...

Jun 30, 2008 (9 years ago)


2009 Volkswagen Golf VI First Drive

THU, 26 FEB, 2009



WED, 31 DEC, 2008

THE MOTOR REPORT is proud to launch its first ever ‘Best Drive, Best Value’ Car Awards.

Next For Ford Australia: Falcon Sportwagon Spotted At TMR

FRI, 28 NOV, 2008

Ford Australia's stay of execution for the I6 mill and the Geelong Engine Plant no doubt brought the odd tear of joy to Ford tragics.

2008 Holden SS V Sportwagon Road Test Review

SAT, 9 AUG, 2008

Spend a week in the Sportwagon, and the strength of the package is irresistible.

2008 Ford FG Falcon XR6 Turbo Road Test

FRI, 4 JUL, 2008

GIVEN THE CHOICE of keys to a new car for my first TMR test drive – exotics aside - the FG Falcon was always going to be high on my list, ...

2008 FG Ford Falcon XR8 Ute Road Test Review

MON, 30 JUN, 2008

I learned to drive in a 1957 Vanguard ute.


2009 Isuzu D-MAX LS-U 4x4 Crew Cab Ute Road Test Review

THU, 12 MAR, 2009

It’s tough, handsome enough, and built for hard graft.

2009 Ford Fiesta Zetec Road Test Review

FRI, 6 MAR, 2009

How good is the all-new Ford Fiesta? I will tell you… it’s very good, perhaps approaching brilliant. From the second you nestle in behind the ...

2009 FPV GT 5th Anniversary Road Test Review

TUE, 17 FEB, 2009

You’re meant to give wood, not get wood, on your 5th Anniversary.

2009 Lexus IS F Road Test Review

WED, 4 FEB, 2009

Take one smallish sedan, drop a thumping 5.0 litre V8 in the snout, give it hard-core handling and tough, out-there style...

2009 Mitsubishi Triton GLX-R Turbo Diesel Super-Select 4WD Auto Road Test Review

FRI, 30 JAN, 2009

Mitsubishi's Triton GLX-R Turbo Diesel now sports a locking centre diff.

2009 Volkswagen Eos 2.0-TDi 6-Speed DSG Road Test Review

THU, 15 JAN, 2009

“Knowing he hates the wind in what’s left of his hair, we gave Klosey the Volkswagen Eos to Review...” I’ve never been a big fan of conver...

2009 Toyota Yaris YRX Road Test Review

TUE, 6 JAN, 2009

Perky, breezy, not too squeezy, and more than a bit of fun to poke around town. Toyota’s Yaris has ‘city smart’ written all over it.

2009 Suzuki Grand Vitara Prestige And 2009 Volkswagen Tiguan 103 TDI Road Test Review

SAT, 27 DEC, 2008

"…the V6 more than makes up for its extra heft with its ability to slingshot the small crossover to the legal limit in very short order…" To s...

2008 TRD HiLux 4000SL Road Test Review

SUN, 7 DEC, 2008

Funny thing about blood in water.

2008 Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI Pacific Road Test Review - The Economy Run

TUE, 25 NOV, 2008

'Greener motoring' is the mantra of the modern automotive age.


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