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Feisty and frugal: the new VW Polo

Feisty and frugal: the new VW Polo

BMW brings quality to the compact MPV segment

BMW brings quality to the compact MPV segment

With seven seats and optional all-wheel drive, the BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer offers premium family transport, writes Dave Humphreys

Importing luxury

Importing luxury

Old stock and new financing driving car sales

Old stock and new financing driving car sales

Large numbers of Irish buyers are using car manufacturers’ finance arms to purchase new vehicles.

Top gear: Maserati and Porsche eye up Ireland

Top gear: Maserati and Porsche eye up Ireland

The Italian car maker is planning a luxury SUV and new sports car to challenge the Porsche 911

BMW’s leaner, greener 7 Series

BMW’s leaner, greener 7 Series

Lightweight carbon construction at the core of BMW’s new flagship saloon. Dave Humphreys has driven a pre-production prototype

Shanghai’s no surprise

Shanghai’s no surprise

The importance of the Chinese market to car makers was brought to the fore at last week’s Shanghai Motor Show, writes Kyle Fortune

Fiat’s 500 arrives in crossover guise

Fiat’s 500 arrives in crossover guise

Glimpse of distant future from Mercedes

Glimpse of distant future from Mercedes

Fully driverless cars may still be the stuff of science fiction, but it seems that nobody told Mercedes-Benz, writes Shane O’Donoghue

Peugeot smoothly moves up a gear

Peugeot smoothly moves up a gear

Opel’s hot hatch doesn’t quite hit the spot

Opel’s hot hatch doesn’t quite hit the spot

Most buyers won’t realise that the subtle Opel Astra range is topped by this fire-breathing OPC hot hatch.

Suzuki gambles on colour for new SUV

Suzuki gambles on colour for new SUV

Suzuki is taking a chance on daring colours and customisation for its Vitara compact SUV.

New offering from Jeep is no Renegade

New offering from Jeep is no Renegade

Jeep has joined the growing ranks of compact SUVs with its new Renegade model.

A Lexus, but not as we know it

A Lexus, but not as we know it

Lexus has balanced its holier-than-thou hybrid image with a new tyre-shredding sports car, the RC F, writes Shane O’ Donoghue

Is Audi’s new super hatch too good?

Is Audi’s new super hatch too good?

Audi’s new RS3 Sportback is super-fast and highly desirable, but keener drivers might wonder where the fun is.