2012 ROLLS-ROYCE GHOST REVIEW Vehicle Style: Four-door, four/five seat sedan Price: $695,000 inc on-roads Fuel Economy (claimed): 13.6 l/100km Fuel Economy (tested): 21.0 l/100km OVERVIEW In 2009, Rolls-Royce became a two-model manufacturer with the introduction of the Ghost. Show More Summary
Toyota developed their younger brand Scion to bring out new vehicles like the Scion iQ. In a brilliant marketing move ten years ago, Toyota founded the Scion brand to appeal to Gen Y consumers and now to the Millennial generation. Scion, who boasts the youngest customer base in the industry, has been very successful with [...] Automoblog.net - A Car Blog for Auto Enthusiasts
For nearly a decade the Volvo XC90 has been a first-generation vehicle pitted against a series of sleek newer-generation rivals, but the big Swede remains a popular and worthy choice when it comes to seven-seat luxury SUVs. In fact, the … Continue reading ?
2012 MAHINDRA XUV500 W8 REVIEW Vehicle type: Medium SUV Price: 2WD: $29,900 | AWD: $32,900 (drive-away) Power/Torque: 103kW/330Nm Fuel efficiency (claimed): 6.7 l/100km OVERVIEW Mahindra’s new seven-seat XUV500 SUV is the brand’s second...Show More Summary
Posted on 06.17.2012 23:00 by Simona Filed under: Jeep | suv | Jeep Compass | special editions | utility vehicle | Cars | Car Reviews | Jeep After the Compass Black Look Concept unveiled in March at the Geneva Motor Show, Jeep has now unveiled the production version called the Compass Black Edition. Show More Summary
2012 HYUNDAI VELOSTER REVIEW Vehicle Style: Small sports hatch Price: $23,990 (plus $2k for DCT) (plus on-roads) Fuel Economy (claimed): 6.4l/100km Fuel Economy (tested): 8.81l/100km OVERVIEW Hyundai’s new Veloster set tongues wagging when it launched locally in February. Show More Summary
2012 NISSAN LEAF REVIEW Overview What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you picture an electric vehicle? Maybe you picture something small, with not a lot of power. Something that might have endless appeal to environmentalists but zero utility for the average Australian motorist. Show More Summary
Posted on 06.15.2012 17:00 by Simona Filed under: Jeep | suv | Jeep Grand Cherokee | special editions | utility vehicle | Cars | Car Reviews | Jeep If you liked the Jeep Grand Cherokee Sports Concept unveiled at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show, you will be very happy to know that the company has finally decided to come out with a production version. Show More Summary
Posted on 06.15.2012 02:00 by Simona Filed under: Ford | pickup trucks | Ford F-150 | Ford F-Series | police cars | utility vehicle | Cars | Car Reviews | Ford After debuting the new 2013 F-150, Ford is now offering a new F-150 Special Service Vehicle (SSV) Package aimed at government, municipal, and commercial fleets. Show More Summary
The Lexus ES has been the best-selling Lexus sedan for decades, outselling every Lexus model except for the RX. While the ES was originally designed as the Japanese luxury brand’s entry-level vehicle in America, it is slowly becoming one of Lexus’ flagship products. To prove to us that Lexus has what it takes to reign [...]
2012 HOLDEN COLORADO REVIEW Things have suddenly gotten hotter among LCVs - that light commercial vehicle sector where the robust and rampant Toyota HiLux reigns supreme. Holden's new Colorado, which hits showrooms this week and where its bruising tough-truck styling will do it no harm at all, is one fine 'fourby' ute. Show More Summary
Posted on 06.11.2012 15:00 by Simona Filed under: Renault | suv | Renault Megane | future cars | utility vehicle | Cars | Car Reviews | Renault Most people may not remember the Captur Concept Renault unveiled at the 2011 Geneva Motor...Show More Summary
Posted on 06.11.2012 10:00 by Justin Cupler Filed under: Nissan | suv | industry news | auto shows | crossover | Nissan Pathfinder | news | facelift | utility vehicle | Cars | Car Reviews | Nissan The Nissan Pathfinder is turning 27Show More Summary
Thumbs Up: Luxury amenities at a near-luxury price. Thumbs Down: Nissan’s CVT is as good as they get, but we’d still rather have a conventional transmission. Buy This Car If: You’re looking for a crossover vehicle with its own unique sense of style. Crossover vehicles have become a necessary evil of modern life. Like their [...]
The first full week of June has come and gone but not without some news from the automotive world. Ford kicked off the news week as it revealed the 2013 F-150 to its largest concentration of truck consumers in Texas. Tuesday followed up the best-selling truck for 35 years running with a spy shot of [...]
2012 SUZUKI SWIFT SPORT REVIEW Vehicle Style: Light hatch Price: $25,990 (plus on-roads) Fuel Economy (claimed): 6.1 l/100km Fuel Economy (tested): 6.9 l/100km OVERVIEW When the new Suzuki Swift Sport arrived in Australia three months ago, The Motor Report office was a-buzz with enthusiasm for this little hatch. Show More Summary
Just like with films, there are sleeper cars, too — vehicles that get unexpected praise but are little known otherwise. The phenomenon is addressed in our latest Top 10 Underappreciated Cars and Trucks story, which is one of this week's...
As you can probably tell by the name, Soccer Rally Euro 2012 ($0.99) is a spin-off the upcoming continental tournament using vehicles as the players. It's a bit like that Top Gear episode for those fans of the motorshow, where you control a single car to roll a giant soccer ball into your opponent's net.
Posted on 06.7.2012 15:00 by Justin Cupler Filed under: Dodge | suv | industry news | concept cars | new cars | crossover | future cars | Dodge Journey | utility vehicle | Cars | Car Reviews | Dodge It seems as though the entire Fiat...Show More Summary
Cat Scratch Fever Keeping a vehicle fresh and relevant over a long model cycle is one of any automaker's toughest tasks. There are basically two schools of thought on how to do it: a steady parade of trim-and-tape special editions (Lexus SC 430 Pebble Beach Edition, anyone?) or the more capital-intensive high-performance route. Show More Summary