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#motoring features

# motoring-features - Monday 8 October, 2018

7 new family cars coming to Ireland for 2019

Our picks from the Paris Motor Show, from a new-old Toyota to a Mercedes SUV. (And the new Suzuki Jimny.)

# motoring-features - Monday 1 October, 2018

3 essential tune-ups every car owner should do every year (that'll save you money)

You don’t have to be a mechanic to know what needs doing. We asked the experts for the essentials.

# motoring-features - Monday 17 September, 2018

Quiz: How well do you really know your dashboard warning lights?

Buckle up – we’re going to tell you.

# motoring-features - Monday 10 September, 2018

The 4 best SUVs under €30k you can buy right now

We put the current market through its paces.

# motoring-features - Monday 3 September, 2018

How the UK 'diesel dump' is impacting Ireland (and what it means for your car's resale value)

Plus, how to protect yourself if you’re buying a private import.

# motoring-features - Monday 20 August, 2018

# motoring-features - Monday 13 August, 2018

Here are Ireland's top 10 car brands for 2018 so far (by new car registrations)

We look at the data from the Motor Industry Review.

# motoring-features - Monday 30 July, 2018

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

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

# motoring-features - Monday 23 July, 2018

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

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

# motoring-features - Monday 9 July, 2018

5 of the most insanely powerful production cars money can buy

Some of the most powerful cars you can buy today.

# motoring-features - Monday 25 June, 2018

7 of the best summer motoring events for an unforgettable high-octane holiday

Give your holiday memories the smell of motor oil this year.

# motoring-features - Monday 28 May, 2018

5 of the most spectacular driving routes through the landscape of the South West

From the Port of Cork to the Dingle Peninsula.

# motoring-features - Monday 21 May, 2018

9 simple things you can do today to save money while driving

Budget busting car hacks.

# motoring-features - Monday 14 May, 2018

Our pick: 9 of the best electric and hybrid cars for modern families

EV, PHEV, or hybrid? We’ve got your covered.

# motoring-features - Friday 4 May, 2018

# motoring-features - Monday 30 April, 2018

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

Make the most of the bank holiday.

# motoring-features - Monday 23 April, 2018

# motoring-features - Monday 16 April, 2018

# motoring-features - Monday 26 March, 2018

7 cars whose designers hid secret Easter eggs inside - from sharks to the Tesla submarine

We’ve combed through the archives for some cracking – geddit – examples of quirky design.

# motoring-features - Monday 5 March, 2018

7 jaw-dropping concept cars that really deserved to make it

Why can’t we buy these? WHY?

# motoring-features - Monday 26 February, 2018

# motoring-features - Monday 5 February, 2018

8 cars that defined their decades - from the 1940s to the 2010s

From the 1940s to today these cars defined the decades.

# motoring-features - Monday 8 January, 2018

6 resolutions all Irish drivers should make this year

New year, new driver.

# motoring-features - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

The 7 biggest car trends to watch out for in 2018

From design trends to powertrains, here’s how 2018 is shaping up.

6 big, bad and beautiful cars we're looking forward to driving in 2018

Our motoring correspondent Melanie May reveals her most-anticipated motors from the 2018 release schedule.