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Monday 30 July, 2018

How far can electric cars really go? Here are the first independent range test results
# AutoBEST EV Test
# AutoBEST EV Test

How far can electric cars really go? Here are the first independent range test results

Jul 30th 2018, 3:19 PM 9,758 Views 2 Comments

AutoBest jury members from all around Europe tested 10 EVs with range of at least 200km.

Motoring milestones: How to keep on top of basic car servicing
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

Motoring milestones: How to keep on top of basic car servicing

Jul 30th 2018, 3:19 PM 1,574 Views 0 Comments

Car maintenance by the mile.

The Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid combines sensational sports car and sensible saloon
# Motor Envy
# Motor Envy

The Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid combines sensational sports car and sensible saloon

Jul 30th 2018, 3:19 PM 868 Views 0 Comments

This is the first plug-in hybrid car from the German carmaker.

Review: The MINI John Cooper Works handles like a dream - but has it lost its magic?
# Car Review
# Car Review

Review: The MINI John Cooper Works handles like a dream - but has it lost its magic?

Jul 30th 2018, 3:18 PM 2,654 Views 1 Comment

We take the hot hatch for a test drive.

4 of the most spectacular driving routes through the wild North West
# Best Irish Drives
# Best Irish Drives

4 of the most spectacular driving routes through the wild North West

Jul 30th 2018, 3:17 PM 6,229 Views 0 Comments

Scenic drives through counties Cavan, Donegal, Leitrim, Sligo and Roscommon.

Monday 23 July, 2018

Two decades of the iconic TT: Audi unveils the TT 20 Years
# Audi TT 20 Years
# Audi TT 20 Years

Two decades of the iconic TT: Audi unveils the TT 20 Years

Jul 23rd 2018, 2:52 PM 637 Views 0 Comments

Just 999 examples will be made.

Here's a look at the new Toyota Supra prototype making its world debut
# Toyota Supra
# Toyota Supra

Here's a look at the new Toyota Supra prototype making its world debut

Jul 23rd 2018, 2:52 PM 757 Views 0 Comments

The development model was seen in action on the hill course.

Revealed: The used cars that retain their value the best
# DoneDeal Motor Industry Report
# DoneDeal Motor Industry Report

Revealed: The used cars that retain their value the best

Jul 23rd 2018, 2:51 PM 2,585 Views 0 Comments

Highlights from DoneDeal’s motor industry review for the first half of 2018.

Two tips to park like a pro - and save fuel while you're at it
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

Two tips to park like a pro - and save fuel while you're at it

Jul 23rd 2018, 2:51 PM 1,342 Views 3 Comments

These tips will help you save pennies at the pump.

Motor Envy: The Tesla Model S is a supercar for the whole family
# Motor Envy
# Motor Envy

Motor Envy: The Tesla Model S is a supercar for the whole family

Jul 23rd 2018, 2:51 PM 898 Views 1 Comment

Supercar power, super green credentials.

Review: The Skoda Karoq is a strong contender to rival the Tiguan and the Ateca
# Review
# Review

Review: The Skoda Karoq is a strong contender to rival the Tiguan and the Ateca

Jul 23rd 2018, 2:51 PM 3,793 Views 0 Comments

The Karoq is Skoda’s contender in the competitive compact SUV market.

4 spectacular routes that'll turn your UK break into an epic road trip
# Best UK Road Trips
# Best UK Road Trips

4 spectacular routes that'll turn your UK break into an epic road trip

Jul 23rd 2018, 2:50 PM 5,322 Views 8 Comments

England, Scotland, Wales, and the Isle of Man all have fantastic roads waiting for you.

Monday 16 July, 2018

Land Rover celebrates 70 years with its largest ever parade of vehicles at Goodwood
# Land Rover
# Land Rover

Land Rover celebrates 70 years with its largest ever parade of vehicles at Goodwood

Jul 16th 2018, 4:16 PM 523 Views 0 Comments

A convoy of 70 rare and important Land Rovers stole the show at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed.

The V8 Maserati Levante SUV had its world premiere at the weekend
# Maserati
# Maserati

The V8 Maserati Levante SUV had its world premiere at the weekend

Jul 16th 2018, 4:16 PM 746 Views 0 Comments

Like all Maserati petrol engines, this V8 is assembled by Ferrari in Maranello.

Check out this bonkers V8-powered city car from Aston Martin
# Aston Martin
# Aston Martin

Check out this bonkers V8-powered city car from Aston Martin

Jul 16th 2018, 4:15 PM 918 Views 1 Comment

The Aston Martin V8 Cygnet debuted at last week’s Goodwood Festival of Speed.

Is it more efficient to open your window, or switch on the air-con?
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

Is it more efficient to open your window, or switch on the air-con?

Jul 16th 2018, 4:15 PM 3,155 Views 0 Comments

We answer those burning motoring questions.

Motor Envy: The Mercedes-Benz CLS is a low-slung, high-tech luxury coupé
# Motor Envy
# Motor Envy

Motor Envy: The Mercedes-Benz CLS is a low-slung, high-tech luxury coupé

Jul 16th 2018, 4:15 PM 2,123 Views 0 Comments

The Mercedes-Benz CLS is the original four-door coupé.

Monday 9 July, 2018

New car sales drop 4.5 per cent for 181, says SIMI/DoneDeal report
# SIMI Motor Industry Report
# SIMI Motor Industry Report

New car sales drop 4.5 per cent for 181, says SIMI/DoneDeal report

Jul 9th 2018, 4:13 PM 386 Views 0 Comments

Cheap imports are still being blamed for the decline in new car registrations.

Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo smashes 35-year old lap record for the Nurburgring Nordschleife
# Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo
# Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo

Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo smashes 35-year old lap record for the Nurburgring Nordschleife

Jul 9th 2018, 4:13 PM 996 Views 0 Comments

German racer Timo Bernhard was behind the wheel.

Audi has unveiled the futuristic interior of its new e-tron Quattro electric SUV
# Audi E-Tron Quattro
# Audi E-Tron Quattro

Audi has unveiled the futuristic interior of its new e-tron Quattro electric SUV

Jul 9th 2018, 4:13 PM 2,305 Views 0 Comments

The all-electric SUV is set to go on sale by the end of this year.

Estate or SUV: Which one is right for you?
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

Estate or SUV: Which one is right for you?

Jul 9th 2018, 4:13 PM 4,236 Views 1 Comment

Or is there an alternative option?

Motor Envy: This Ferrari F355 GTS is the perfect car for the Irish heatwave
# Motor Envy
# Motor Envy

Motor Envy: This Ferrari F355 GTS is the perfect car for the Irish heatwave

Jul 9th 2018, 4:12 PM 1,547 Views 0 Comments

The F355 GTS is the best-looking modern-era Ferrari.

Review: We drove Mercedes' new posh pickup truck - the potent V6 X-Class
# Review
# Review

Review: We drove Mercedes' new posh pickup truck - the potent V6 X-Class

Jul 9th 2018, 4:11 PM 2,341 Views 1 Comment

We test the luxury pickup truck both on and off-road.

5 of the most insanely powerful production cars money can buy
# More Power
# More Power

5 of the most insanely powerful production cars money can buy

Jul 9th 2018, 4:10 PM 22,551 Views 9 Comments

Some of the most powerful cars you can buy today.

Monday 2 July, 2018

Mazda is boosting the power of its beloved MX-5
# Mazda Mx-5
# Mazda Mx-5

Mazda is boosting the power of its beloved MX-5

Jul 2nd 2018, 4:28 PM 1,033 Views 1 Comment

It’s update time for the fourth-gen Mazda MX-5 range.

The new Kia Ceed loses an apostrophe - but gains new tech and engines
# Kia Ceed
# Kia Ceed

The new Kia Ceed loses an apostrophe - but gains new tech and engines

Jul 2nd 2018, 4:28 PM 951 Views 1 Comment

The all-new Ceed goes on sale in Ireland next month.

Want your photo featured in a Volkswagen calendar? Here are the competition details
# Volkswagen Snapshot Competition
# Volkswagen Snapshot Competition

Want your photo featured in a Volkswagen calendar? Here are the competition details

Jul 2nd 2018, 4:28 PM 695 Views 0 Comments

Oh, and you could win a trip to Barcelona too.

5 tips to keep your cool behind the wheel in this hot weather
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

5 tips to keep your cool behind the wheel in this hot weather

Jul 2nd 2018, 4:27 PM 1,502 Views 0 Comments

It’s wheely wheely warm.

Motor Envy: The BMW 7 Series hybrid is perfect for plush and hushed driving
# Motor Envy
# Motor Envy

Motor Envy: The BMW 7 Series hybrid is perfect for plush and hushed driving

Jul 2nd 2018, 4:27 PM 1,770 Views 0 Comments

The BMW 740e is the PHEV version of BMW’s flagship range.

Destinations for a dip: 7 stunning swimming spots for a spur-of-the-moment road trip
# Cool Off
# Cool Off

Destinations for a dip: 7 stunning swimming spots for a spur-of-the-moment road trip

Jul 2nd 2018, 4:25 PM 23,737 Views 16 Comments

Hop in the car and head to these spots to cool down.

Monday 25 June, 2018

The new Suzuki Jimny has been unveiled and it looks mega
# Suzuki Jimny
# Suzuki Jimny

The new Suzuki Jimny has been unveiled and it looks mega

Jun 25th 2018, 2:40 PM 4,323 Views 0 Comments

So. Much. Want.

New Audi A1 Sportback gets dynamic new styling and an all-petrol lineup
# Audi A1
# Audi A1

New Audi A1 Sportback gets dynamic new styling and an all-petrol lineup

Jun 25th 2018, 2:39 PM 803 Views 0 Comments

It’s all-change on the styling front for the smallest car from Ingolstadt.

The Toyota Camry is coming back to Ireland after 14 years
# Toyota Camry
# Toyota Camry

The Toyota Camry is coming back to Ireland after 14 years

Jun 25th 2018, 2:38 PM 2,622 Views 5 Comments

The big four-door saloon goes on sale next year.

Spend a lot of time on the road? These 8 items will make your journey that little bit easier
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

Spend a lot of time on the road? These 8 items will make your journey that little bit easier

Jun 25th 2018, 2:38 PM 1,328 Views 0 Comments

Essential items to have in your car.

Motor Envy: The Range Rover is one of the best luxury cars in the world. Fact.
# Motor Envy
# Motor Envy

Motor Envy: The Range Rover is one of the best luxury cars in the world. Fact.

Jun 25th 2018, 2:37 PM 1,666 Views 3 Comments

Capable and comfortable in equal measure.