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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.

Citroen aims for Europe’s top spot

Citroen aims for Europe’s top spot

New practicality from Mercedes-Benz

New practicality from Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz launched two takes on practicality to the Irish market last week in the shape of two very different models – the new V-Class and the CLA Shooting Brake.

Stunning Kia Sorento is larging it

Stunning Kia Sorento is larging it

The new Kia Sorento is arguably all the SUV that anyone needs. Shane O’Donoghue tests its mettle

Car finance levels rise sharply

Car finance levels rise sharply

New data reveal that the number of cars being offered for sale with finance outstanding is on the rise once more, writes Shane O’Donoghue

Still the cars of the year?

Still the cars of the year?

How will the current APMP cars of the year stand up to a new generation of models arriving in 2015, asks Shane O’Donoghue

Lexus’s different way?

Lexus’s different way?

Want a performance coupé, but don’t like turbocharging or German brands? Then you should try the new Lexus RC F, writes Matt Robinson

Jaguar’s most important ever car, the new XE

Jaguar’s most important ever car, the new XE

When Jaguar says that the XE is all-new it really means it, from the wheels up, to the factory it’s built in, it is the car Jaguar needs to continue its impressive resurgence, writes Kyle Fortune

Great Hall for Mealy’s latest sale

Great Hall for Mealy’s latest sale

When it was bought in 1998, Stanocum Hall was furnished with the best things country houses could offer. Now it’s all under the hammer

Strong and steady growth for commercial sector

Strong and steady growth for commercial sector

Often used as an economic indicator, the commercial vehicle sector is looking healthy, writes Dave Humphreys