A free to play online persistent browser-based strategy game where players can live the life of an automotive obsessive!

Buy and sell from a selection of over 440 detailed retro cars & other vehicles. Carry out maintenance, fit performance parts and race them in competition with the other players inhabiting MotorNation.

Or if racing isn't your thing - trade cars for profit and attempt to become the richest citizen, acquiring some of the world's rarest cars along the way! Or - just deliver pizzas...

Latest News
4th April 2024 v0.51.0
New Job, Member's Choice & Tweaks Galore!

Plenty to cover in this big release, so let's get started!

Version 0.51 Release image
Version 0.51 Release!
Members Choice Pack XXII image
Including: Members Choice XXII Release!
New Job & Temp Job Changes

New Express Courier Job with a new mileage rate paying perk! This job is for large panel vans only and covers more mileage than the other van jobs!

Other Changes:

  • Job Centre working days are now saved automatically.
  • Clarity improvements to the displaying of body subtype restrictions in classified jobs.
  • Can now specify the general vehicle size for jobs.
  • Fixed: Ice cream vans can no longer do "Man With A Van" jobs. Keeping the doors open would melt the ice cream.
  • Classified Temp Jobs: Consolidated code for payout calculations.
Members Choice Pack XXII!
  • 1998 Portsmouth Poacher 3.5:
    A love of 1930s hot rods brought about a distinctive and brave design. No one would ever accuse you of being boring driving one of these!
  • 2000 Locust Elisje 1.8:
    Take a lightweight sports car and turn it into a track car for the road.
  • 1997 Mazeroni Giburi 2.0 Cup:
    The road-going version of an open cup racing series car. Featuring the highest output per litre of any street car at the time!
  • 1984 Rheanol 15 1.4 Maxi Turbo:
    Another exuberant road-going special from the famed mid-80s rally series!
  • 1991 Clautzia V16T 6.0:
    (Bonus) Born in the 80s, released in the 90s. Dialing 1980s excess to 11 with dual rows of pop-up headlights, big vents a traditional supercar wedge profile!
Vehicle Data Corrections & New Photos

Following feedback from the community, I have updated a variety of the vehicles in-game. There are still many to do, and it will take time, but thank you to those that submitted these!

  • Added new photos for 1982 Verdhent Astrum 1.3 GL and updated stats.
  • Corrected photo and updated cargo capacity for 1989 BWL C18 1.8i
  • Updated cargo capacity of 1977 Verdhent Chivalry 1.6 GL
  • Updated cargo capacity of 2000 Jacquard JS-8
  • Updated cargo capacity of Mitsalithi Celtic 2000 1.6 GLS, 1996 1.3 GLX & 1987 1.5 GLX
  • Updated cargo capacity of Verdhent Nouvelle hatchbacks and saloons
  • Updated cargo capacity of Virvlo P74 and P76
  • Corrected stats of 1996 Marque-Denizen Spinner TD.
  • Updates to vans: Minor name changes and body style data changes.
  • Fixed 1976 Fitalia ACA 2.0 Armando Rally vehicle category.
  • Corrected name and updated stats for 2000 Mitsalithi Lender 2.0 Evo VI Rallisport Edition.
New Vacancies Area & Recruiting for a new Discord Moderator!

A new section of the website has been created to allow me to advertise vacant positions, such as those for new Discord moderators!

Anti-Cheat Improvements
  • Began automated multiple account detection triage.
  • Begin creating an infraction system.
  • Fixed a bug with multiple account checking.
Development Roadmap

Added a section for covering when the next bigger release is approximately scheduled.

Income Goal Progress!

I'm pleased to report that the game now appears to be consistently meeting the 3rd income goal! Whilst this feels like a very long time coming now, it is a big relief to finally start to get some of my financial freedom back. Thank you to all current and past members for making this happen!

I will keep working hard to maintain this and to try and make the 4th income goal a reality as the game increasingly approaches sustainability!

I cover this in more detail in the recent member update!

Usability Improvements
  • Standard vehicle details now show cargo capacity and full body style.
  • Updated map and screenshots for login / screenshot buttons on the main site.
  • Re-worked classified jobs page to work better on mobile devices.
  • Tweaks to news page when displayed on mobile devices.
  • "Please login" link on logged out page replaced with a button.
  • Improved displaying of part size selector on mobile devices.
  • Minor tweaks to the single race event's menu.
  • Tweaks to the main home page.
  • Mobile view screenshots now appear on the main site on mobile devices.
  • Updated some "login" references to "log in" where relevant.
  • Additional note added to account reset page.
  • Added a link to the terms and conditions from the membership FAQ page.
Membership Boosting!

Added the ability to apply membership boosts. More will be announced about this in the future!

Help Section Improvements
  • Added new steps to tutorial discussing the temp. job system.
  • Various improvements to tutorial steps.
  • Re-worked basics help page and re-vamped "back" buttons for help section pages.
  • Re-working help contents page.
Terms & Conditions / Rules / Privacy Policy Update

A revised set of terms & conditions and privacy policy are also being released today. These are designed to be easier to read, give more clarity, remove some ambiguities and help pave the way for the future. As usual, the minimum amount of data is used to run the game and associated services.

If you'd like to know more about the game and its development, then please consider becoming a member and getting the inside track on what's coming up in the future! It all makes a difference and costs from as little as £2.50 a month! (when paid yearly)

Don't miss out on the full experience!

Other noteworthy changes since v0.50.10:
  • Updated the T&Cs and privacy policy.
  • User vehicle submission.
  • Various improvements to the game testing framework.
  • Various and much code re-factoring and improvements across many areas of the game.
  • Fixed issue with vehicles appearing multiple times when viewing players which own multiple vehicles of the same type.
  • Fixed a bug with forum bans.
  • Sustainability metrics have now been updated for April 2024 national living wage and senior developer salary projection.
  • Added note to sustainability page, covering family and life commitment constraints.
  • Updated sustainability metrics & development roadmap.
  • Platform upgrades.
Read more!
Game Features - Tap for more details!
  • Play your way! Unlike traditional games, MotorNation is designed to be played a little - often.
  • A roster of over 440 vehicles! With new vehicles being added often.
  • Trade cars for profit! Or just get rid of that eyesore on your driveway.
  • Install upgrades! Improve everything from acceleration to handling. A careful balance is needed to create the fastest setup per class/track.
  • Repair and upgrade a classic cars! See how old compares with new!
  • Do jobs! Everything from delivering curries to being a wedding chauffeur!
  • Catch the millennium bug! Set in the United Kingdom in the year 2000 with car availability and prices to suit. This basically means that the game has a greater focus on older, rarer and iconic cars when compared with other car games.
  • Many possibilities! Whether it is trying to create the fastest hatchback, collecting the rarest cars in the game or simply trying to become the richest citizen!
  • Race up to 24 players at a time! Not enough other players? Computer opponents will fill the empty places!
  • Instant races against the computer! Make small amounts of cash and test out your car ahead of bigger races!
  • Challenge other players! Think your cars faster than another player? Send them a challenge and perhaps make a wager if you are brave enough!
  • Set the fastest lap times on each track! Prove you're the fastest once and for all!
  • Buy the rarest cars before other players do! Some cars are most exclusive than others!
  • Show you mean business! Compete against each other on the Hall of Fame to see who can rack up the most number of points from races/fast laps and who can amass the biggest fortune!
  • Realistic classifieds! Used car dealer and the classifieds stock changes often and contain a variety of cars at realistic prices for the era. Keep an eye out for bargains, or something a little special...
  • I know what I've got Want to sell your own? Think yours is the best? Advertise it in the classifieds to find out!
  • Buyer beware! As in real life, second-hand cars are cheaper but may need extensive repairs or even complete restoration!
  • Avoid the hassle Buy brand-new cars from the manufacturers!

The game is intended to be easy to play but is built on a foundation of complex models to provide a rich and detailed game world!

  • Semi-realistic lap times Algorithms calculate car performance and how quickly cars can go round a track!
  • Jalopies and thirsty beasts! Vehicles wear, more so during races, which affects performance and they also burn fuel!
  • Cars are not created equal! Highly strung performance cars wear at faster rates than more ordinary cars and cost more to maintain and fuel.
  • One careful owner - NOT! Buying performance upgrades can wear a car out faster and cause it to burn more fuel.
  • Price Guide Perfect* *Not really. But the car valuations in the game are built on a model which takes a wide variety of factors into consideration and is on the whole fairly accurate.
  • What's your best price mate? Simulated second-hand cars including mileage/wear/rarity!
  • Try your luck Classifieds last realistic periods and if not bought by another player, they may be bought by simulated citizens based on the car's price. Got patience? Price high and hope for the best!
  • Class of 2000 Car class calculation to show the racing potential of cars and to allow a variety of cars to compete!
  • In-game forum! Chat with MotorNations inhabitants to discuss strategies, cars, competitions or just about anything else. But please keep it civil!
  • Join the Discord server! For real time discussions with the other players of MotorNation! From automotive memes to discussing the frailties of different engines, if it can be discussed it probably has been here!
  • Support the game for more! Spread the word or buy membership to help fund the game so that it can reach it's potential!
  • So many ideas such little time... With your help and a little luck, I can build MotorNation.net into something amazing!
Copyright © 2024 Andrew Taylor
In memory of Grandad