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#motoring news

# motoring-news - Monday 12 March, 2018

Tayto Park has launched a 'driving school for kids' with Nissan cars

Children can learn the rules of the road and get their own driving licence.

# motoring-news - Monday 5 March, 2018

SEAT launches its new Cupra brand with a souped-up Ateca SUV

Cupra cuts loose with a performance Ateca.

Volkswagen has announced a convertible version of its popular T-Roc

Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet set to arrive in 2020.

Volvo's new XC40 features a big first: a three-cylinder engine

It’s the first three-pot in the company’s 91-year history.

# motoring-news - Monday 26 February, 2018

Peugeot has turned up the style for the new 508

The new Peugeot 508 will debut at the Geneva Motor Show.

The sleek new Volvo V60 estate will feature a plug-in version

It also features Level Two-autonomous driving.

Meet the new and distinctly hardcore Ferrari 488 Pista

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

# motoring-news - Monday 19 February, 2018

You can save up to €6k on a new SEAT for the next few days

Grab yourself a bargain.

Toyota launches its own bank in Ireland

You can now finance your Toyota with Toyota Financial Services Ireland.

The all-new BMW X4 is larger and lighter than before

BMW has revealed the first images of the second-gen X4.

# motoring-news - Monday 12 February, 2018

Mercedes-Benz has lifted the covers off its all-new A-Class

New A-Class will be here in time for the 182 registration period.

The Fiat Tipo is turning 30 (and getting a new model to celebrate)

Fiat Tipo S-Design starts from €22,995.

The iconic Jaguar D-Type is back in production

Just 25 examples will be made.

# motoring-news - Monday 5 February, 2018

New car prices dropped by 2 per cent in 2017

And the cost of motor insurance did too.

A driver got penalty points over incorrect tyre pressure for the first time

Two points and an €80 fine for one motorist last year.

The Skoda Karoq compact SUV has finally launched in Ireland

Skoda Karoq takes on the SEAT Ateca, Nissan Qashqai and Hyundai Tucson.

# motoring-news - Monday 29 January, 2018

Skoda updates its much-loved Superb and tempts buyers with low finance offer

A mid-life refresh for the popular saloon.

Renault Zoe EVs take to the streets with GoCar

GoCar adds even more electric vehicles to its Dublin fleet.

Kia Niro plug-in hybrid launches in Ireland - and with a competitive price tag too

New Niro PHEV undercuts Toyota Prius PHEV.

# motoring-news - Monday 22 January, 2018

You can work for Jaguar Land Rover in its new R&D centre in Shannon

The new R&D centre will create 150 jobs.

# motoring-news - Monday 15 January, 2018

MINIs are getting a facelift for 2018

Midlife facelift for MINI three-door, five-door and convertible models.

# motoring-news - Monday 8 January, 2018

One in seven used cars for sale in Ireland still has finance outstanding

Buyers are advised to check a vehicle for outstanding finance.

New car registrations were down by more than 10 per cent in 2017

Used imports surged by 30 per cent.

The new hybrid-powered Ford Mondeo is coming to Ireland after US success

Ford’s first mainstream hybrid petrol electric model arrives in Ireland in early 2018.

# motoring-news - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Taking a load off-road? Land Rover has revealed the van version of the new Discovery

For businesses looking for a commercial vehicle with serious off-road capability.

Self-driving cars might be coming - but motorists don't want to hand over the keys

Mazda research shows European drivers still want to be behind the wheel.

Mercedes-Benz has teased its new G-Class interior

The G-Class has undergone the most significant transformation of its almost 40-year career.

Revealed: The 10 safest cars of the year

These are the cars up for the What Car? Safety Award 2018.

Porsche has restored its oldest 911 (after finding it in a barn)

The oldest 911 vehicle is now in the Porsche Museum.

Audi's new RS 4 Avant has arrived... and it's bonkers

Audi’s all-new fast estate is quite the performer.

# motoring-news - Monday 18 December, 2017

The McLaren Senna hypercar has finally been revealed in full

New Ultimate Series is the most extreme McLaren road car yet.

Emergency medical response charity gets donation of seven cars from Renault

The donation will double the total number of Rapid Response Vehicles operating throughout Ireland.

# motoring-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.

Take a look at the Lamborghini Urus - the first of a new breed of 'Super SUVs'

A coupé-like silhouette that’s 650hp and features adjustable air suspension.

Ford has revamped its baby EcoSport SUV (and it comes with all-wheel drive)

Buyers can even specify a B&O PLAY stereo system from Bang & Olufsen.

# motoring-news - Monday 4 December, 2017

Jaguar's monstrous XE SV Project 8 is officially the world's fastest four-door saloon

The Jaguar XE SV Project 8 set blistering new Nürburgring Nordschleife lap record.

BMW i8 hybrid supercar loses its top... but keeps its cool

A new convertible version of the BMW i8 premiered at the LA Auto Show.

The all-new SEAT Arona crossover is now on sale in Ireland

Prices start from €17,995.

# motoring-news - Friday 24 November, 2017

The updated Nissan X-Trail will be available with autonomous driving capability

Nissan’s flagship crossover and best-selling model worldwide finally hits our shores.

Truck yeah! The X-Class is the new pickup from Mercedes

Merc’s first ever pickup is now on sale in Ireland.