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2022 DS 4 Review

8th October 2021

The DS 4 is the latest edition to the range of the French car manufacturer. Chief rivals are sure to include the likes of the Audi A3 hatchback, plus the lower-slung crossovers like the Lexus UX, BMW X2 and Mercedes GLA. In an attempt to cover b...

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2021 Volkswagen Arteon Shooting Break Review

17th September 2021

The Volkswagen Arteon Shooting Brake is designed to combine the good looks of a coupé with the load-lugging capacity of an estate car. The shapely roof means it has less space than a conventional 'station wagon', but it’s a more spacious alterna...

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2021 Tesla Model X Review

10th September 2021

If you are looking for a new car and an electric SUV takes your fancy then look no further. The Tesla Model X is a big, airy, fun and engaging family car with room for everyone and a more playful personality than the outwardly plain looks sugges...

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2021 Honda HR-V Review

3rd September 2021

The HR-V first hit the showrooms way back in 1999 when it was launched as a three-door SUV. Its replacement arrives nine years after the old model ended, comes as a five-door and arrives in a market where the term crossover has long since become...

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2022 Kia EV6 Review

27th August 2021

The Kia EV6 is an electric vehicle that offers a maximum of up to 328 miles of range from a full charge. It has ultra-fast charging of just 4.5 minutes for 100 kilometres and high performance with 0 – 100 kmh achieved in just 3.5 seconds. Kia EV...

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2021 Hyundai Bayon Review

20th August 2021

The Hyundai Bayon might not be the most spacious small SUV in its class, but it delivers a comprehensive package, offering a comfortable ride and an electrified drivetrain that delivers both performance and efficiency. All this makes it a sure c...

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2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Review

10th August 2021

The new Mercedes-Benz C-Class is an important venture for the German giant, with more than 2.5 million sold since the fourth-generation car was introduced in 2014. The new C-Class sits on a heavily revised version of the outgoing cars underpinni...

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2021 Toyota C-HR Review

23rd July 2021

While it used to be offered with a manual transmission, four-wheel drive and a 1.2-litre petrol engine, the revised C-HR is only available with 1.8-litre or 2.0-litre hybrid powertrains. Fuel economy for the CH-R Hybrid is impressive, as are its...

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2021 Audi Q2 Review

16th July 2021

The Q2 is a small crossover from Audi. It offers a level of style, class and features that other rivals struggle to compete with. There is a lot to like about it. It is good to drive, has plenty of room and Audi offer a wide range of options to ...

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2021 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quatrifoglio Review

6th July 2021

The Stelvio is based on the same platform as the Alfa Romeo Giulia saloon, it sits 20cm higher, and Alfa’s Q4 all-wheel-drive system is standard on all but one of the Stelvio’s five engine options.This is very much an SUV designed to tackle road...

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2021 Porsche 911 GT3 (992) Review

23rd June 2021

The 911 GT3 is equally devastating on the road as on the track with the 992-era model suggesting that the game is not up yet. The engine is a naturally aspirated 4.0 litre that has little enough in common with the unit found in the rest of the 9...

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2021 Ford Kuga Review

28th May 2021

With the Kuga, Ford was keen to try and put a tad more ‘Sport’ into the SUV name. They did this with daring styling and Focus-like driving dynamics. It stood out from the crowd and held its own against the competition. This generation has had a ...

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2021 SEAT Leon Review

21st May 2021

The new, fourth-generation Seat Leon shares engines, interiors and technology with the Volkswagen Golf, albeit at a more affordable price and arguably a more stylish package. The three-door option has been dropped for this edition so you have a ...

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2021 BMW M3 Review

7th May 2021

This is the all-new sixth generation BMW M3, continuing a tradition that goes all the way back to 1986. This is a time of great opportunity for this car with rivals such as Alfa Romeo’s Giulia Quadrifoglio starting to age. It retains the simple ...

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2021 Jaguar XF Review

30th April 2021

The words ‘executive saloon’ might sound like a shaded relic of the 1990s but with the XF Jaguar aim to contradict those assertions as the new head honcho Thierry Bollore attempts to point them in the direction of an electric future. The XF has ...

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2021 All-New Nissan Qashqai Review

19th April 2021

The Qashqai is one of Ireland’s best-selling cars and is the car that is arguably most to blame for the plethora of small SUVs on our roads these days. Who could have predicted when the Qashqai first arrived in Irish showrooms over ten years ago...

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2021 Volkswagen Tiguan Review

8th April 2021

The second generation Tiguan has a lot to live up to. Its predecessor has been extremely popular, outselling many of its rivals on the way to becoming the third biggest selling VW after the Golf and Polo. VW have sought to make the Tiguan more u...

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2021 Opel Astra Review

26th March 2021

This is the new Opel Astra, although it might not look all that different to the last model, aesthetically at least. There is a new grille and bumper and an all-new engine line-up. It is built on the existing PSA platform, giving buyers a choice...

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2021 Peugeot 3008 Review

19th March 2021

This is the facelifted version of the second generation 3008 and comes complete with a choice of two petrol turbo engines and two turbo diesel engines. When the Peugeot 3008 was reborn as a full-fat SUV, instead of a high-riding MPV, Peugeot pul...

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2021 Mercedes-Benz S Class Review

12th March 2021

The Mercedes-Benz S Class has always been an opportunity for the German car giant to demonstrate to the world its array of skills and mechanical invention. It was in the S Class that Mercedes first gave the world anti-lock brakes and airbags. Lo...

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