Motoring Life Arts /

Finally, we get proper emissions testing

Finally, we get proper emissions testing

Ever heard of WLTP or RDE? These little letters may nip you in the wallet initially, but are good news in the long term

Summer loving in Mazda’s new MX-5

Summer loving in Mazda’s new MX-5

The updated open-top will make you long for a return of the sunshine, writes Shane O’Donoghue

Versatile Opel Combo wins at Life

Versatile Opel Combo wins at Life

For family buyers who don’t want to follow the SUV trend, Opel’s new model offers space and comfort, writes Dave Humphreys

BMW’s new 3 Series will test the saloon market

BMW’s new 3 Series will test the saloon market

Can the latest incarnation of the 3 Series truly challenge the SUV onslaught? Liam Shard finds out

The other half shake their wallets in Monterey

The other half shake their wallets in Monterey

Last week in California, a 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO became the most expensive car ever to be auctioned off

Skoda Fabia keeps it real

Skoda Fabia keeps it real

Minor tweaks suffice for 2019 model of the sensible supermini

Survival of the fittest: The super saloons

Survival of the fittest: The super saloons

Has BMW really improved the M5 with the faster and even more driver-focused Competition version? Matt Robinson investigates

Does size matter?

Does size matter?

Size matters, as does weight. We need to start curtailing our appetite for fuel-hungry, space-hogging hunks of metal

Hyundai swells its N ranks, but will Ireland get it?

Hyundai swells its N ranks, but will Ireland get it?

A new Fastback version of the i30 N should look sharp, so let’s hope Ireland benefits from Hyundai’s new performance addiction, writes Liam Shard

Senna supercar lives up to its name

Senna supercar lives up to its name

The new limited edition McLaren offers a sublime driving experience, but it’s not for the faint-hearted, writes Shane O’Donoghue

A vehicle fit for a Pope?

A vehicle fit for a Pope?

Pope Francis plans to travel around Ireland in a Skoda Rapid: a humble choice, but with great legroom

Hyundai puts more beauty in the beast

Hyundai puts more beauty in the beast

The new Santa Fe courts the premium market, offering exceptional quality to match its show-car looks

BMW pulls off the impossible dream

BMW pulls off the impossible dream

The M2 is a stunning performance car, but the Competition version is somehow even better, writes Matt Robinson

How to put the brakes on speed merchants

How to put the brakes on speed merchants

If Shane Ross wants to bring in tougher penalties for dangerous speeding, he should first make sure the limits are appropriate

What’s in a name for new Kia Ceed?

What’s in a name for new Kia Ceed?

The Korean carmaker has tidied up its signature hatchback in a big way, writes Dave Humphreys