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Motor Head

Drivers of high-end models attract a lot of hate from other motorists, but the existence of snazzy cars ultimately benefits all of us

Aston Martin opening up to a dream world

Aston Martin opening up to a dream world

Few cars in existence have the same feelgood factor as Aston Martin’s new coupé version of the DB11, writes Matt Robinson

Passion and sound business sense at Aston Martin

Passion and sound business sense at Aston Martin

The British giant’s chief executive Andy Palmer briefed hacks in Portugal last week about its future direction - and the advance word is exciting

C4 Cactus goes back to its roots

C4 Cactus goes back to its roots

Citroën’s new model is more than a quirky design, writes Dave Humphreys

50 not out for marvellous Mondello

50 not out for marvellous Mondello

Mondello Park celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. Shane O’Donoghue asks: what better place to upskill your driving at the wheel?

Chalk and Swiss cheese at the Geneva Motor Show

Chalk and Swiss cheese at the Geneva Motor Show

Many of the prototypes shown this year are aimed at creating an emissions-free future, but we still have a way to go before the electric revolution really takes hold

How Mercedes is making sense out of desire

How Mercedes is making sense out of desire

Pricey and frivolous it may be, but it’s still pretty hard to resist the charms of the new Mercedes CLS, writes Nick Maher

Insignia GSi may be too pricey for many

Insignia GSi may be too pricey for many

Opel’s new model shows fine handling, but its cost is easily undercut by the competition, writes Dave Humphreys

Pick up a pickup

Pick up a pickup

Need a crew cab pickup for your business? You’re spoiled for choice, writes Shane O’Donoghue

How commercial vehicles keep Ireland moving

How commercial vehicles keep Ireland moving

As the past week has shown us, commercial vehicles are not just invaluable to our daily lives, but effectively irreplaceable

Daimler adds a little spark to truck market

Daimler adds a little spark to truck market

In December, Daimler Trucks (under the FUSO brand), delivered the first examples of a series production all-electric truck to German customers for everyday use

Lexus does luxury in a distinctively stylish way

Lexus does luxury in a distinctively stylish way

The Lexus LS – the company’s first model – has evolved into something quite unique in its fifth generation

Will Ireland be overrun by ex-fleet cars from Britain?

Will Ireland be overrun by ex-fleet cars from Britain?

A ruling by the advertising watchdog in England may make it more attractive to bounce such vehicles into our market, deflating residual values

Mazda’s lean, ‘green’ power machine

Mazda’s lean, ‘green’ power machine

BMW’s X2 squares style with driving fun

BMW’s X2 squares style with driving fun