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# motor-magazine - Monday 14 May, 2018

How to buy a serious premium SUV on a €30k budget - and 5 models to see first
# Buying Advice
# Buying Advice

How to buy a serious premium SUV on a €30k budget - and 5 models to see first

May 14th 2018, 3:29 PM 19,729 Views 10 Comments

It’s a crowded market out there at the premium end. We look at the models to watch.

# motor-magazine - Friday 4 May, 2018

New car sales were up slightly in April
# Motor Industry Report
# Motor Industry Report

New car sales were up slightly in April

May 4th 2018, 12:01 PM 412 Views 0 Comments

The highlights from the SIMI/DoneDeal Motor Industry Report for April 2018.

Joe Duffy is building Ireland's largest BMW dealership
# Joe Duffy Group
# Joe Duffy Group

Joe Duffy is building Ireland's largest BMW dealership

May 4th 2018, 12:01 PM 1,876 Views 0 Comments

New premises will be in Charlestown and will create 20 new jobs.

The Opel Grandland X is getting a new, more economical diesel engine
# Eco Diesel
# Eco Diesel

The Opel Grandland X is getting a new, more economical diesel engine

May 4th 2018, 12:00 PM 894 Views 3 Comments

Improved fuel economy with new 1.5-litre diesel powertrain.

Motor Envy: The Volvo XC90 is a luxurious seven-seater that stands out from the crowd
# Motor Envy
# Motor Envy

Motor Envy: The Volvo XC90 is a luxurious seven-seater that stands out from the crowd

May 4th 2018, 12:00 PM 1,931 Views 0 Comments

Feel safe and secure in this Swedish SUV.

Review: The Subaru XV is rugged and ready - but might fly under your radar
# Review
# Review

Review: The Subaru XV is rugged and ready - but might fly under your radar

May 4th 2018, 11:59 AM 1,844 Views 0 Comments

We test drive the Subaru XV crossover on Irish roads.

Want a car that will make your driveway stand out? 4 real head-turners for under €15k
# Buying Advice
# Buying Advice

Want a car that will make your driveway stand out? 4 real head-turners for under €15k

May 4th 2018, 11:59 AM 8,753 Views 9 Comments

Family cars don’t have to be boring, you know.

3 of the most spectacular driving roads in Spain - plus what to know before you go
# Driving In Spain
# Driving In Spain

3 of the most spectacular driving roads in Spain - plus what to know before you go

May 4th 2018, 11:59 AM 12,908 Views 8 Comments

Vamonos!

# motor-magazine - Monday 30 April, 2018

7 questions to ask before buying a car from a private UK seller
# Dealer Insights
# Dealer Insights

7 questions to ask before buying a car from a private UK seller

Apr 30th 2018, 5:37 PM 2,129 Views 5 Comments

Imports can seem like an attractive deal – but can also carry unexpected costs, warns Brendan Kelly of Windsor Bray Nissan.

Hyundai's popular i20 is getting a facelift
# Hyundai I20
# Hyundai I20

Hyundai's popular i20 is getting a facelift

Apr 30th 2018, 2:35 PM 1,129 Views 0 Comments

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

Volkswagen will offer electrified versions of all its cars
# VW Electric Future
# VW Electric Future

Volkswagen will offer electrified versions of all its cars

Apr 30th 2018, 2:34 PM 760 Views 0 Comments

The next Golf will come onto the market with a new 48V mild hybrid system.

The new Citroen C4 Cactus is arriving in Ireland (and those 'airbumps' are gone)
# Citroen C4 Cactus
# Citroen C4 Cactus

The new Citroen C4 Cactus is arriving in Ireland (and those 'airbumps' are gone)

Apr 30th 2018, 2:33 PM 1,029 Views 1 Comment

The new Cactus hopes to rival the Ford Focus and Volkswagen Golf.

How long should you keep your child in a rear-facing seat?
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

How long should you keep your child in a rear-facing seat?

Apr 30th 2018, 2:32 PM 21,602 Views 0 Comments

Rear facing child seats are deemed to be safer.

Motor Envy: The F355 GTS is a classically beautiful modern Ferrari
# Motor Envy
# Motor Envy

Motor Envy: The F355 GTS is a classically beautiful modern Ferrari

Apr 30th 2018, 2:31 PM 1,764 Views 1 Comment

Ferrari’s F355 is a genuine future classic.

Review: We drove the intoxicatingly quick Porsche 911 GT3 RS (and went very, very fast)
# Review
# Review

Review: We drove the intoxicatingly quick Porsche 911 GT3 RS (and went very, very fast)

Apr 30th 2018, 2:30 PM 1,119 Views 0 Comments

We test the ballistic Porsche 911 GT3 RS at the Nurburgring.

How to buy a savage used BMW: Should you go for a fresher 3-Series or a larger 5-Series?
# Buying Advice
# Buying Advice

How to buy a savage used BMW: Should you go for a fresher 3-Series or a larger 5-Series?

Apr 30th 2018, 2:29 PM 8,657 Views 12 Comments

Here’s our advice – and the key models to look out for.

4 of the most beautiful countryside drives through the Sunny South East
# Scenic Drives
# Scenic Drives

4 of the most beautiful countryside drives through the Sunny South East

Apr 30th 2018, 2:28 PM 16,288 Views 10 Comments

Make the most of the bank holiday.

# motor-magazine - Monday 23 April, 2018

BMW introduces new M2 Competition with 410hp under the bonnet
# BMW M2 Competition
# BMW M2 Competition

BMW introduces new M2 Competition with 410hp under the bonnet

Apr 23rd 2018, 3:07 PM 1,145 Views 1 Comment

The BMW M2 Competition replaces its predecessor, the BMW M2 Coupé.

Lexus has unveiled the first image of all-new ES luxury saloon
# Lexus ES
# Lexus ES

Lexus has unveiled the first image of all-new ES luxury saloon

Apr 23rd 2018, 3:06 PM 1,411 Views 0 Comments

Lexus ES saloon set to take on the Audi A6 and BMW 5 Series.

The new Ford Mondeo HEV has arrived in Ireland
# Ford Mondeo Hybrid
# Ford Mondeo Hybrid

The new Ford Mondeo HEV has arrived in Ireland

Apr 23rd 2018, 3:06 PM 3,835 Views 2 Comments

Ford’s first mainstream hybrid petrol electric model is now available in dealerships.

Motor Envy: The Land Rover Discovery is the go-anywhere car for adventurers
# Motor Envy
# Motor Envy

Motor Envy: The Land Rover Discovery is the go-anywhere car for adventurers

Apr 23rd 2018, 3:05 PM 1,629 Views 5 Comments

The Discovery is big, bold and brilliant.

6 essential tips for buying a used car that won't let you down
# Motor Insights
# Motor Insights

6 essential tips for buying a used car that won't let you down

Apr 23rd 2018, 3:05 PM 2,626 Views 0 Comments

Renault’s Brian Quinlan shares how to spot a car that will last the test of time.

Review: The Kia Niro PHEV is the only car of its kind - so how does it measure up?
# Review
# Review

Review: The Kia Niro PHEV is the only car of its kind - so how does it measure up?

Apr 23rd 2018, 3:04 PM 6,747 Views 3 Comments

We test drive the plug-in hybrid version of the Kia Niro.

How to buy a purring Jaguar for less than €20k - and 3 models to check out first
# Buying Advice
# Buying Advice

How to buy a purring Jaguar for less than €20k - and 3 models to check out first

Apr 23rd 2018, 3:03 PM 7,690 Views 0 Comments

Want a Big Cat on the bonnet? Look no further.

Falconry sets to handmade clocks: 8 of the craziest optional extras for your luxury car
# Extravagant Extras
# Extravagant Extras

Falconry sets to handmade clocks: 8 of the craziest optional extras for your luxury car

Apr 23rd 2018, 3:03 PM 10,599 Views 6 Comments

The most extra extras for your car.

# motor-magazine - Monday 16 April, 2018

Diesel is alive and doing very well, according to Skoda Ireland
# Skoda Ireland
# Skoda Ireland

Diesel is alive and doing very well, according to Skoda Ireland

Apr 16th 2018, 5:07 PM 1,307 Views 0 Comments

More than half of all Skoda’s sold in q1 of 2018 were powered by diesel engines.

The all-new Ford Focus offers more room and even greater choice
# Ford Focus
# Ford Focus

The all-new Ford Focus offers more room and even greater choice

Apr 16th 2018, 5:05 PM 1,331 Views 2 Comments

The Focus, set to arrive later this year, is available in a wide range of specs.

Introducing the all-new Audi A6 Avant
# Audi A6 Avant
# Audi A6 Avant

Introducing the all-new Audi A6 Avant

Apr 16th 2018, 5:05 PM 1,466 Views 0 Comments

The new Avant will be here later this year.

6 tips to reduce the nerves and increase confidence behind the wheel
# Confident Driving
# Confident Driving

6 tips to reduce the nerves and increase confidence behind the wheel

Apr 16th 2018, 5:04 PM 59,466 Views 0 Comments

Repeat after me: “I am a strong, confident, driver”.

Motor envy: The R8 V10 plus is Audi's fastest production car ever
# Motor Envy
# Motor Envy

Motor envy: The R8 V10 plus is Audi's fastest production car ever

Apr 16th 2018, 5:04 PM 2,987 Views 1 Comment

Not to mention most expensive.

How much engine power do you really need? We asked a motor expert
# A Little Oomph
# A Little Oomph

How much engine power do you really need? We asked a motor expert

Apr 16th 2018, 5:04 PM 1,760 Views 1 Comment

Liam Murphy of Audi Cork shares the inside track.

3 family cars under €20k that can take three child seats - and still have room for luggage
# Buying Advice
# Buying Advice

3 family cars under €20k that can take three child seats - and still have room for luggage

Apr 16th 2018, 5:02 PM 1,898 Views 1 Comment

We comb through the second-hand market for the best buys.

5 tips to save on a new car: Nab yourself a 181 bargain with our savvy shopper's guide
# Car Shopping Guide
# Car Shopping Guide

5 tips to save on a new car: Nab yourself a 181 bargain with our savvy shopper's guide

Apr 16th 2018, 5:01 PM 4,596 Views 0 Comments

Save money on your new car purchase.

Here's what it's like to test-drive the Ferrari 488 Pista supercar - months before its launch
# Review
# Review

Here's what it's like to test-drive the Ferrari 488 Pista supercar - months before its launch

Apr 16th 2018, 5:01 PM 3,683 Views 1 Comment

Dave Humphreys was one of a handful of motor journalists to test the new Ferrari out on the roads of Maranello.

# motor-magazine - Monday 9 April, 2018

Audi confirms a five-door RS 5 Sportback for 2019
# Audi Rs5 Sportback
# Audi Rs5 Sportback

Audi confirms a five-door RS 5 Sportback for 2019

Apr 9th 2018, 5:15 PM 1,112 Views 1 Comment

Pre-orders will be available in the later half of this year.