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2020 All New Kia Sorento Review

16th October 2020

The words ‘Premium’ and ‘Kia’ used to be rarely used in the same sentence but that is not the case anymore. The new Kia Sorento bucks the trend in other areas too. First of all, it is bigger than the previous generation. Although it has the same...

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2020 Ford Puma ST Review

9th October 2020

The Puma is a small crossover based on the Fiesta and for this reason should be enjoyable to own in a way very few small crossovers actually are. It is an impressive looking machine with wonderfully bulbous styling but it has some serious rivals...

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2020 New Volkswagen ID.3 Review

2nd October 2020

The ID.3 is a seminal car for Volkswagen as it drives forward towards the new battery-powered era and attempts to silence those critics who are vocal in highlighting the German giant’s lacking in terms of taking electro-mobility seriously. VW do...

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2020 Lexus NX 300h Review

25th September 2020

The Lexus NX 300h is pushing to be the best of an increasingly crowded mid-sized SUV market segment. It is well equipped (even at entry level) and is a full-hybrid or ‘self-charging hybrid’ that does not need to be plugged in as the small batter...

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2020 Audi S3 Sportback Review

18th September 2020

The 306bhp Audi S3 is the fastest model in the A3 line-up and is Audi’s attempt to make a usable, stylish, family hatchback with something of a split personality. It comes with the 2.0 TFSI Quattro 306bhp engine mated to a highly regarded 7-spee...

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2020 BMW 1 Series Review

15th September 2020

The 2020 BMW 1 Series is all new from the ground up with BMW even eschewing their traditional rear-wheel-drive set up in favour of front-wheel power. Very much a case of a leopard changing his spots then! All models are now front-wheel-drive or ...

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2020 Mercedes-Benz E Class Review

7th September 2020

The Mercedes Benz E Class is a car that covers a wide variety of angles. You can purchase it in coupe, estate and cabriolet forms as well as some high performance models. The 2020 line up has rear and four wheel drive systems on offer as well as...

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2020 All New Renault Captur Review

31st August 2020

Other Renault models may be more familiar to us, the Clio or the Megane have been on the market and in our collective consciousness for much longer than the Captur, but somewhat surprisingly, the Captur is actually Renault’s best-selling model. ...

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2020 All New Hyundai i10 Review

24th August 2020

The third generation of this well-loved car has arrived on Irish shores and is set to become a firm favourite of city car aficionados. Its small size makes it perfect for city living and its good looks mean you will want to be seen in it.

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2020 Jeep Wrangler Review

17th August 2020

The most versatile, the most iconic, the most capable, the Jeep Wrangler has been with us for some seventy years now and isn’t ready to roll over and let the younger SUVs on the market have their fun yet. Keeping a lot of design cues from earlie...

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2020 Land Rover Discovery Sport Review

10th August 2020

Land Rover have deservedly earned a reputation over the years for building reliable and practical vehicles. Their range of more style conscious cars doesn’t let the side down. The Discovery Sport, arguably, has the best of both worlds with the c...

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2019 Toyota GR Supra Coupe Review

3rd August 2020

Once the posterchild of super-powered 90s Japanese import cars, the Supra disappeared from our roads some 17 years ago. It was a glorious car, it was an implausible car, it was a special car. Now in an era when most Toyotas are becoming more eco...

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2019 Hyundai All-New Santa Fe Review

27th July 2020

The original Santa Fe was launched in a time when Y2K was fresh in our memory and we were still reeling from Monica and Chandler’s proposal. Since then it has gone through quite a few iterations. Hyundai have launched the 4th generation Santa Fe...

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2019 Tesla Model 3 Review

20th July 2020

Though it may have been officially unveiled three years ago, and production started two years ago, the Irish market has had to wait until now to get its hands on Tesla’s newest car. What they’re calling an “entry level” fully electric vehicle. T...

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2019 Porsche Macan Review

13th July 2020

Since its first release in 2014, the Macan has become Porsche’s best selling car, outstripping stalwarts like the 911 and 718 Boxter / Cayman. This year the German automotive firm have given their wunderkind a makeover and an overhaul hoping to ...

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2019 SEAT Tarraco Review

6th July 2020

SEAT, a brand well known for their small family hatchbacks, began testing the SUV waters with the Arona and the Ateca. They obviously found the results to their liking as this year they launched their biggest SUV yet, the all-new Tarraco. Built ...

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2019 Škoda Scala Review

1st July 2020

Skoda have become established as one of the best value car manufacturers in the market, drivers have chosen them for their quality, their spaciousness, and their value for money. Until recently though, they did have one thorn in their otherwise ...

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2019 Kia Stinger GT Line Review

29th June 2020

Kia are known for creating safe, reliable cars. For good reason. All of their cars are safe and reliable. For their new flagship car they haven’t skimped on these traits, but they have diverged from their usual formula. The Stinger is a divergen...

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2019 Nissan Leaf (40kWh) Review

15th June 2020

Until this year, and the release of the Hyundai Kona electric, the Nissan Leaf had the lion’s share of electric vehicle sales in Ireland. In 2018, 64% of new electric vehicles registered in Ireland were Nissan Leafs. In fact, every year since 20...

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2019 New Peugeot 508 Review

8th June 2020

In a bid to stand out from the crowd and potentially lure the market away from the omni-present SUV, peugeot released an entirely updated 508 this year. They’re not entirely flouting the SUV craze though as they have a couple of pretty good new ...

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