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# car-news - Monday 1 October, 2018

Audi has announced a hot version of its Q2 SUV - the SQ2

It uses the same engine as the S3 hatch.

The Kia Sportage gets an upgrade with new design and infotainment features

Kia’s best-seller gets updated inside and out.

The new Honda CR-V has launched in Ireland

Prices start from €33,500.

# car-news - Monday 9 July, 2018

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

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

# car-news - Monday 30 April, 2018

Hyundai's popular i20 is getting a facelift

The i20 gets an updated design, safety, connectivity and powertrain line-up.

# car-news - Monday 26 February, 2018

Meet the new and distinctly hardcore Ferrari 488 Pista

New Ferrari 488 Pista goes from zero to 100km/h in just 2.85 seconds.

# car-news - Monday 11 December, 2017

The all-new Jeep Compass has just landed in Ireland

Available from January, the all-new SUV starts at €27,995.

# car-news - Monday 16 October, 2017

Here are the 6 best-value cars in Europe for 2018

AutoBest has announced the cars it considered the ‘Best Buy’ cars in Europe for 2018.

The drop-top gorgeous new Aston Martin DB11 Volante has just been unveiled

The DB11 Volante is the latest evolution of Aston Martin’s iconic convertible Sports GT.

# car-news - Monday 9 October, 2017

The Citroen C4 Picasso has added options (and a new engine)

Citroen Ireland is already gearing up for the 181 registration period.

# car-news - Monday 2 October, 2017

The new Kia Stonic hits Irish forecourts this month

With an entry price of €18,599 the Kia Stonic undercuts some of its major rivals.

# car-news - Monday 25 September, 2017

The all-new Volvo XC40 is out to compete with Audi and BMW

The XC40 is the first compact SUV from Volvo.

# car-news - Monday 18 September, 2017

Citroen launches the C3 Aircross to compete with the Renault Captur

New Citroen C3 Aircross compact SUV will be launched in Ireland this November.

Audi's new A8 flagship saloon has arrived in Ireland

Audi A8 to be the first Audi model to offer mild hybrid engineering as standard.

The new Suzuki Swift Sport has lost weight and gained a turbocharger

Lighter and more powerful Suzuki Swift Sport debuts at Frankfurt.

# car-news - Monday 15 May, 2017

Here are the all-new Nissan Micra Irish specs and prices

Nissan’s supermini looks radically different from previous models.

# car-news - Monday 8 May, 2017

Hyundai takes on Nissan and Renault with its new Kona crossover SUV

The Kona gets its public debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September.

More than a thousand Minis will travel to Mayo later this month

Mini enthusiasts will be driving from all over Europe to attend the International Mini Meet in Mayo.

# car-news - Monday 27 March, 2017

New large-scale Volvo showroom opens in Dublin

The new Spirit Motor Group Volvo showroom is located in Sandyford.

# car-news - Monday 20 March, 2017

Meet the Volkswagen Golf GTI that's the price of a Porsche

Volkswagen has unveiled its contender for the 2017 TCR touring car championship.

Honda is back in the hot hatch game with its new Civic Type R

Fanboys brace yourselves.

# car-news - Monday 6 March, 2017

New Peugeot 3008 on sale in Ireland at a very competitive price

Also, it’s now an SUV.

# car-news - Monday 27 February, 2017

The Hyundai i30 now has an estate version

More space for your flatpack furniture.

# car-news - Monday 20 February, 2017

Take a look at the fastest, most powerful Ferrari ever - the 812 Superfast

Superfast by name, superfast by nature.

# car-news - Monday 13 February, 2017

Skoda reveals new specs and prices for an Irish favourite - the Octavia

New Octavia offers Skoda Connected services technology for the first time.

Audi's fearsome RS 3 Sportback just got a 400hp upgrade

Start saving your pennies, order books open in the summer.

Here are the 10 most popular cars in the Irish second-hand market

There were more than one million transactions in the used car market last year.

# car-news - Monday 30 January, 2017

Skoda has announced Irish prices for its much-anticipated Kodiaq SUV

Also a Sportline model with new exterior and interior styling.

Ford says its blistering new GT will beat McLaren and Ferrari around a racetrack

The all-new Ford GT achieves top speed of 347km/h – the highest for any Ford production vehicle to date.

Opel's new 'Crossover Utility Vehicle' has a neat trick in the rear seats

Opel is kicking off its 7 new vehicles in 2017 offensive with this B-Segment small crossover.

# car-news - Monday 23 January, 2017

The new five-seat Renault Scenic and seven-seat Grand Scenic arrive in Ireland

You wait for ages and then two Renault MPVs arrive at once.

The new Ford Mustang GT is lower, faster and meaner

New styling, new tech and new transmission for MY2018 Mustang.

Nissan's all-new Micra looks VERY different from its predecessors

Pricing and specification have now been announced.

# car-news - Monday 16 January, 2017

Say hello to the Stinger, Kia's fastest (and most expensive) car ever

Kia’s dramatic new high-performance gran turismo is the star of the Detroit Motor Show.

Here's the clever tech that underpins the Opel Insignia Grand Sport

Twinster system loses rear diff to keep weight down and has clever tech to help with efficiency.

Toyota's new Yaris is shaping up to be a pocket rocket

Toyota get back in the hot hatch game with a 210hp variant.

# car-news - Monday 9 January, 2017

Meet the world's fastest four-seat car: Bentley's new Continental Supersports

Meet the world's fastest four-seat car: Bentley's new Continental Supersports

This is the fastest and most powerful Bentley production model to date.

Buying a second-hand car? Be careful it doesn't have money owing on it

Depending on the year of registration, as many as one third of used cars for sale are not fully paid off.

And Ireland's bestselling car brand is...

SIMI figures show that 2016 was the highest year for new car registrations since 2008.

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