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The best car finance options

The best car finance options

PCP finance has become very common, and it’s great in some ways, but there are other methods for car financing on the market worth considering, writes Nick Maher

Latest branch of BMW’s M tree is launched

Latest branch of BMW’s M tree is launched

The new BMW X6 M model sits atop the M division’s line-up, no matter how incongruous a 575hp SUV may seem to many, writes Shane O’Donoghue

Britain’s best or Bavaria’s beast? We decide

Britain’s best or Bavaria’s beast? We decide

Elegant style or sledgehammer performance? Dave Humphreys pits Jaguar’s F-Type against the BMW M4 Coupé

Farewell to the Aston Vantage

Farewell to the Aston Vantage

Nothing turns heads or melts hearts like an Aston Martin:even an ageing, flawed one, writes Kyle Fortune

A bargain Rolls-Royce? Surely not

A bargain Rolls-Royce? Surely not

The Phantom’s understudy is no less grand but, at around two-thirds of the price, the Ghost is a Rolls-Royce for more austere times – relatively speaking, writes Kyle Fortune

Roll up for the Geneva Motor Show

Roll up for the Geneva Motor Show

The most important motor show in Europe opens its doors to the public in Geneva next month – here’s what to expect, writes Paul Healy

The most glamorous Porsche money can buy?

The most glamorous Porsche money can buy?

Porsche’s Targa might answer questions that nobody ever asked, but it does so rather brilliantly, writes Kyle Fortune

Citroen to re-launch DS as a new brand

Citroen to re-launch DS as a new brand

Dublin is one of five European cities that will open a new ‘DS’ store in coming years. What’s it all about, asks Paul Healy

2015: this year’s model

2015: this year’s model

Can’t decide what new car to order? There’s even more choice on the way

Editor’s note

Editor’s note

It may have been a cold January across Ireland, but the cockles of many a heart (in the motor industry and government alike) were warmed last week when the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) released new car sales figures for the first month

Mazda’s baby SUV is set for big things

Mazda’s baby SUV is set for big things

New CX-3 shows how flexible Mazda’s ‘SkyActiv’ tech is as the profits roll in, writes Nik Maher.

BMW 1 Series’ new face to the world

BMW 1 Series’ new face to the world

BMW launches its facelifted 1 Series, but, Shane O’Donoghue asks, do Irish buyers really need all-wheel drive?

Kia’s new Sorento arrives in Ireland

Kia’s new Sorento arrives in Ireland

New car sales for the first two months of 2015 in Ireland are up 28.31 per cent on the same period last year. More eye-opening again is the increase in registrations of vehicles categorised as ‘SUV Prestige’ - sales have jumped 85.06 per cent accordi

Two new Peugeots arrive

Two new Peugeots arrive

Peugeot hopes to make a splash with its all-new 108 and revamped 508 ranges, writes Shane O’Donoghue.

Volvo’s new XC90 doubles up with Twin Engine power

Volvo’s new XC90 doubles up with Twin Engine power

Clever hybrid ‘T8 Twin Engine’ model good for townies, XC90 D5 diesel will do for the rest of us, writes Nick Maher