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#motoring news

# motoring-news - Monday 24 July, 2017

Opel revives the much-loved GSi badge for its new Insignia

Retuned chassis, all-wheel drive and 260hp for a more sporty Insignia.

The Range Rover Velar has landed in Ireland

The fourth member of the Range Rover family has arrived in Ireland.

# motoring-news - Monday 17 July, 2017

Renault launches its all-new Koleos SUV in Ireland

Available to order now, the five-seat SUV is priced from €34,490.

Hyundai's brand-new i30 N is here to shake up the hot hatch game

The i30 N has been developed on the basis of three corner stones: Cornering, Race Track Capability and Everyday Sports Car.

The new Audi A8 high-tech saloon can drive itself (up to a certain speed, anyway)

The Audi A8 is the first production car to have Level 3 autonomous driving capabilities.

# motoring-news - Monday 10 July, 2017

The all-new Subaru Impreza has a much improved cabin and new tech

The rugged family hatch will go on sale in Ireland later this year.

# motoring-news - Monday 3 July, 2017

The new SEAT Arona is gearing up to take on the Nissan Juke and Renault Captur

The new Arona is the first SEAT model in the compact crossover segment.

# motoring-news - Monday 26 June, 2017

Get a first look at Kia's European-designed Stonic compact crossover

It’s set to rival the Nissan Juke, Peugeot 2008 and Hyundai Kona.

Commuters lose 14 days every year driving to Dublin city centre

That number could rise to 24 days with proposed traffic flow changes on Dublin’s north and south quays.

With two weeks to go, Jaguar finally offers a peek at the new E-Pace SUV

The more compact sibling to the F-Pace, Jaguar’s fastest-selling car

# motoring-news - Monday 19 June, 2017

Recognise that design? BMW's 6 Series GT casts a familiar shape

The new-and-improved Gran Turismo has had a stylish makeover.

The Hyundai Kona is well-primed to take on the Nissan Juke and Renault Captur

Hyundai’s smallest crossover is en route.

New Volkswagen Polo unveiled - and the GTI is (hopefully) on its way too

You’ll be able to hop behind the wheel of a new Polo later this year.

# motoring-news - Friday 2 June, 2017

The best 172 deals on Peugeot cars and vans

Peugeot Ireland has finance and warranty deals for 172 cars.

New car registrations down for the month of May across all sectors

Here are the official statistics for the month of May from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry.

Skoda and MINI score top marks in the latest crash safety tests

The latest Euro NCAP crash-test scores have been revealed.

# motoring-news - Monday 29 May, 2017

Here are the 172 offers on Renault and Dacia cars

Bag a bargain with these 172 deals.

Irish motorists 'aren't being punished enough for faulty tyres'

Only 853 penalty notices for tyre offences have been issued in the last year.

Skoda's new Karoq SUV will take on the Qashqai and Tiguan

The new Skoda Karoq SUV goes on sale towards the end of this year.

# motoring-news - Monday 22 May, 2017

Volkswagen has unveiled the long-awaited up! GTI

The first ever Volkswagen up! GTI is a tribute to the original GTI.

MINIs are getting a little bit of an interior facelift

MINI model range updated with enhanced cockpit instrument design, improved functionality and Apple CarPlay.

The best 172 offers on VW, Audi, SEAT and Skoda cars

The 172 deals are here…

# motoring-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.

# motoring-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.

# motoring-news - Friday 28 April, 2017

Someone is driving an all-electric Nissan Leaf 16,000km from the UK to Mongolia

Scottish adventurer and EV advocate to tackle the 16,000km epic in modified Nissan Leaf.

The Honda Civic Type R has set a blistering new Nurburgring lap record

It’s now the fastest front-wheel drive car around The Green Hell.

# motoring-news - Monday 24 April, 2017

Opel has unveiled a new SUV called the Grandland X

The five-seater is set to arrive later this year.

The spectacular BMW M4 CS could be the best M4 coupe yet

The BMW M4 CS is powered by a twin-turbo straight-six producing 460hp.

Alfa Romeo has added serious power to its Giulia Veloce

More powerful 280hp Alfa Romeo Giulia Veloce goes on sale in Ireland.

Review: Is the new Audi Q5 really a rugged SUV or just an overgrown executive car?

We take the popular premium SUV for a test drive on Irish roads.

# motoring-news - Thursday 13 April, 2017

These are the 3 best vans in Ireland for 2017

Irish Pick Up of the Year 2017 also announced.

Ford has made a cot that gets your baby to sleep by imitating car journeys

Now babies will sleep at home the same way they sleep in a car.

# motoring-news - Monday 3 April, 2017

Almost half of Irish drivers back phone-blocking technology in cars

Many motorists would prefer to block mobile phones in cars rather than see a hike in penalties.

Here is Skoda's first fully-electric car (well, concept car anyway)

The Vision E will debut at the Shanghai Motor Show.

Toyota has made an actual full-size Tonka Truck

New Toyota Tonka Concept is the full-size dream toy for adults.

# motoring-news - Monday 27 March, 2017

The updated Renault Captur gets a fresh face and added tech

New colour and trim options, plus restyled lights and bumpers for Captur crossover.

New large-scale Volvo showroom opens in Dublin

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

# motoring-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.

Mitsubishi is jumping on the compact SUV trend with its new Eclipse

The new Eclipse Cross is set to rival the Qashqai.

# motoring-news - Monday 13 March, 2017

The all-new Volvo XC60 SUV just launched and it is dripping with safety tech

Volvo claims the new five-seat XC60 is one of the safest cars ever made.