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# car-news - Monday 1 October, 2018

Audi has announced a hot version of its Q2 SUV - the SQ2
# Audi SQ2
# Audi SQ2

Audi has announced a hot version of its Q2 SUV - the SQ2

Oct 1st 2018, 4:00 PM 826 Views 0 Comments

It uses the same engine as the S3 hatch.

The Kia Sportage gets an upgrade with new design and infotainment features
# Kia Sportage
# Kia Sportage

The Kia Sportage gets an upgrade with new design and infotainment features

Oct 1st 2018, 4:00 PM 1,432 Views 0 Comments

Kia’s best-seller gets updated inside and out.

The new Honda CR-V has launched in Ireland
# Honda CR-V
# Honda CR-V

The new Honda CR-V has launched in Ireland

Oct 1st 2018, 3:59 PM 2,607 Views 1 Comment

Prices start from €33,500.

# car-news - Monday 9 July, 2018

Audi has unveiled the futuristic interior of its new e-tron Quattro electric SUV
# Audi E-Tron Quattro
# Audi E-Tron Quattro

Audi has unveiled the futuristic interior of its new e-tron Quattro electric SUV

Jul 9th 2018, 4:13 PM 2,303 Views 0 Comments

The all-electric SUV is set to go on sale by the end of this year.

# car-news - Monday 30 April, 2018

Hyundai's popular i20 is getting a facelift
# Hyundai I20
# Hyundai I20

Hyundai's popular i20 is getting a facelift

Apr 30th 2018, 2:35 PM 1,119 Views 0 Comments

The i20 gets an updated design, safety, connectivity and powertrain line-up.

# car-news - Monday 26 February, 2018

Meet the new and distinctly hardcore Ferrari 488 Pista
# Ferrari 488 Pista
# Ferrari 488 Pista

Meet the new and distinctly hardcore Ferrari 488 Pista

Feb 26th 2018, 5:12 PM 893 Views 1 Comment

New Ferrari 488 Pista goes from zero to 100km/h in just 2.85 seconds.

# car-news - Monday 11 December, 2017

The all-new Jeep Compass has just landed in Ireland
# Jeep Compass
# Jeep Compass

The all-new Jeep Compass has just landed in Ireland

Dec 11th 2017, 4:36 PM 3,832 Views 0 Comments

Available from January, the all-new SUV starts at €27,995.

# car-news - Monday 16 October, 2017

Here are the 6 best-value cars in Europe for 2018
# AUTOBEST
# AUTOBEST

Here are the 6 best-value cars in Europe for 2018

Oct 16th 2017, 12:15 PM 7,318 Views 1 Comment

AutoBest has announced the cars it considered the ‘Best Buy’ cars in Europe for 2018.

The drop-top gorgeous new Aston Martin DB11 Volante has just been unveiled
# Aston Martin DB11 Volante
# Aston Martin DB11 Volante

The drop-top gorgeous new Aston Martin DB11 Volante has just been unveiled

Oct 16th 2017, 12:14 PM 757 Views 0 Comments

The DB11 Volante is the latest evolution of Aston Martin’s iconic convertible Sports GT.

# car-news - Monday 9 October, 2017

The Citroen C4 Picasso has added options (and a new engine)
# Citroen C4 Picasso
# Citroen C4 Picasso

The Citroen C4 Picasso has added options (and a new engine)

Oct 9th 2017, 2:30 PM 825 Views 0 Comments

Citroen Ireland is already gearing up for the 181 registration period.

# car-news - Monday 2 October, 2017

The SEAT Arona compact crossover will undercut all its rivals on price
# SEAT Arona
# SEAT Arona

The SEAT Arona compact crossover will undercut all its rivals on price

Oct 2nd 2017, 3:10 PM 2,967 Views 0 Comments

Prices start at €17,995.

The new Kia Stonic hits Irish forecourts this month
# Kia Stonic
# Kia Stonic

The new Kia Stonic hits Irish forecourts this month

Oct 2nd 2017, 3:09 PM 2,769 Views 0 Comments

With an entry price of €18,599 the Kia Stonic undercuts some of its major rivals.

# car-news - Monday 25 September, 2017

The all-new Volvo XC40 is out to compete with Audi and BMW
# Volvo XC40
# Volvo XC40

The all-new Volvo XC40 is out to compete with Audi and BMW

Sep 25th 2017, 4:31 PM 7,128 Views 0 Comments

The XC40 is the first compact SUV from Volvo.

# car-news - Monday 18 September, 2017

Citroen launches the C3 Aircross to compete with the Renault Captur
# Citroen C3 Aircross
# Citroen C3 Aircross

Citroen launches the C3 Aircross to compete with the Renault Captur

Sep 18th 2017, 4:03 PM 843 Views 1 Comment

New Citroen C3 Aircross compact SUV will be launched in Ireland this November.

Audi's new A8 flagship saloon has arrived in Ireland
# Audi A8
# Audi A8

Audi's new A8 flagship saloon has arrived in Ireland

Sep 18th 2017, 4:02 PM 2,526 Views 0 Comments

Audi A8 to be the first Audi model to offer mild hybrid engineering as standard.

The new Suzuki Swift Sport has lost weight and gained a turbocharger
# Suzuki Swift Sport
# Suzuki Swift Sport

The new Suzuki Swift Sport has lost weight and gained a turbocharger

Sep 18th 2017, 4:02 PM 796 Views 0 Comments

Lighter and more powerful Suzuki Swift Sport debuts at Frankfurt.

# car-news - Monday 15 May, 2017

Here are the all-new Nissan Micra Irish specs and prices
# Nissan Micra
# Nissan Micra

Here are the all-new Nissan Micra Irish specs and prices

May 15th 2017, 4:26 PM 5,821 Views 0 Comments

Nissan’s supermini looks radically different from previous models.

# car-news - Monday 8 May, 2017

Hyundai takes on Nissan and Renault with its new Kona crossover SUV
# Aloha
# Aloha

Hyundai takes on Nissan and Renault with its new Kona crossover SUV

May 8th 2017, 5:56 PM 1,332 Views 0 Comments

The Kona gets its public debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September.

More than a thousand Minis will travel to Mayo later this month
# MINI Mania
# MINI Mania

More than a thousand Minis will travel to Mayo later this month

May 8th 2017, 5:55 PM 2,753 Views 2 Comments

Mini enthusiasts will be driving from all over Europe to attend the International Mini Meet in Mayo.

# car-news - Monday 27 March, 2017

New large-scale Volvo showroom opens in Dublin
# Volvo
# Volvo

New large-scale Volvo showroom opens in Dublin

Mar 27th 2017, 4:32 PM 1,165 Views 0 Comments

The new Spirit Motor Group Volvo showroom is located in Sandyford.

# car-news - Monday 20 March, 2017

Meet the Volkswagen Golf GTI that's the price of a Porsche
# Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR
# Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR

Meet the Volkswagen Golf GTI that's the price of a Porsche

Mar 20th 2017, 4:21 PM 1,855 Views 0 Comments

Volkswagen has unveiled its contender for the 2017 TCR touring car championship.

Honda is back in the hot hatch game with its new Civic Type R
# Honda Civic Type R
# Honda Civic Type R

Honda is back in the hot hatch game with its new Civic Type R

Mar 20th 2017, 2:37 PM 1,066 Views 0 Comments

Fanboys brace yourselves.

# car-news - Monday 6 March, 2017

New Peugeot 3008 on sale in Ireland at a very competitive price
# Peugeot 3008
# Peugeot 3008

New Peugeot 3008 on sale in Ireland at a very competitive price

Mar 6th 2017, 4:42 PM 1,050 Views 1 Comment

Also, it’s now an SUV.

# car-news - Monday 27 February, 2017

The Hyundai i30 now has an estate version
# Hyundai I30 Tourer
# Hyundai I30 Tourer

The Hyundai i30 now has an estate version

Feb 27th 2017, 3:21 PM 755 Views 0 Comments

More space for your flatpack furniture.

# car-news - Monday 20 February, 2017

Take a look at the fastest, most powerful Ferrari ever - the 812 Superfast
# Ferrari 812 Superfast
# Ferrari 812 Superfast

Take a look at the fastest, most powerful Ferrari ever - the 812 Superfast

Feb 20th 2017, 3:06 PM 868 Views 0 Comments

Superfast by name, superfast by nature.

# car-news - Monday 13 February, 2017

Skoda reveals new specs and prices for an Irish favourite - the Octavia
# Skoda Octavia
# Skoda Octavia

Skoda reveals new specs and prices for an Irish favourite - the Octavia

Feb 13th 2017, 2:24 PM 4,673 Views 1 Comment

New Octavia offers Skoda Connected services technology for the first time.

Audi's fearsome RS 3 Sportback just got a 400hp upgrade
# Audi RS 3 Sportback
# Audi RS 3 Sportback

Audi's fearsome RS 3 Sportback just got a 400hp upgrade

Feb 13th 2017, 2:23 PM 784 Views 0 Comments

Start saving your pennies, order books open in the summer.

Here are the 10 most popular cars in the Irish second-hand market
# Motor Magazine
# Motor Magazine

Here are the 10 most popular cars in the Irish second-hand market

Feb 13th 2017, 2:22 PM 7,151 Views 0 Comments

There were more than one million transactions in the used car market last year.

# car-news - Monday 30 January, 2017

Skoda has announced Irish prices for its much-anticipated Kodiaq SUV
# Skoda Kodiaq Sportline
# Skoda Kodiaq Sportline

Skoda has announced Irish prices for its much-anticipated Kodiaq SUV

Jan 30th 2017, 4:36 PM 6,796 Views 0 Comments

Also a Sportline model with new exterior and interior styling.

Ford says its blistering new GT will beat McLaren and Ferrari around a racetrack
# Fastest Ever
# Fastest Ever

Ford says its blistering new GT will beat McLaren and Ferrari around a racetrack

Jan 30th 2017, 4:36 PM 594 Views 0 Comments

The all-new Ford GT achieves top speed of 347km/h – the highest for any Ford production vehicle to date.

Opel's new 'Crossover Utility Vehicle' has a neat trick in the rear seats
# Opel Crossland X
# Opel Crossland X

Opel's new 'Crossover Utility Vehicle' has a neat trick in the rear seats

Jan 30th 2017, 4:35 PM 1,912 Views 0 Comments

Opel is kicking off its 7 new vehicles in 2017 offensive with this B-Segment small crossover.

# car-news - Monday 23 January, 2017

The new five-seat Renault Scenic and seven-seat Grand Scenic arrive in Ireland
# Renault Scenic
# Renault Scenic

The new five-seat Renault Scenic and seven-seat Grand Scenic arrive in Ireland

Jan 23rd 2017, 3:43 PM 985 Views 0 Comments

You wait for ages and then two Renault MPVs arrive at once.

The new Ford Mustang GT is lower, faster and meaner
# Ford Mustang
# Ford Mustang

The new Ford Mustang GT is lower, faster and meaner

Jan 23rd 2017, 3:41 PM 950 Views 3 Comments

New styling, new tech and new transmission for MY2018 Mustang.

Nissan's all-new Micra looks VERY different from its predecessors
# Nissan Micra
# Nissan Micra

Nissan's all-new Micra looks VERY different from its predecessors

Jan 23rd 2017, 3:40 PM 1,069 Views 0 Comments

Pricing and specification have now been announced.

# car-news - Monday 16 January, 2017

Say hello to the Stinger, Kia's fastest (and most expensive) car ever
# Kia Stinger GT
# Kia Stinger GT

Say hello to the Stinger, Kia's fastest (and most expensive) car ever

Jan 16th 2017, 12:38 PM 3,218 Views 2 Comments

Kia’s dramatic new high-performance gran turismo is the star of the Detroit Motor Show.

Here's the clever tech that underpins the Opel Insignia Grand Sport
# Car Tech
# Car Tech

Here's the clever tech that underpins the Opel Insignia Grand Sport

Jan 16th 2017, 12:38 PM 967 Views 0 Comments

Twinster system loses rear diff to keep weight down and has clever tech to help with efficiency.

Toyota's new Yaris is shaping up to be a pocket rocket
# Toyota Yaris Hot Hatch
# Toyota Yaris Hot Hatch

Toyota's new Yaris is shaping up to be a pocket rocket

Jan 16th 2017, 12:37 PM 507 Views 1 Comment

Toyota get back in the hot hatch game with a 210hp variant.

# car-news - Monday 9 January, 2017

Meet the world's fastest four-seat car: Bentley's new Continental Supersports

Meet the world's fastest four-seat car: Bentley's new Continental Supersports

Jan 9th 2017, 2:11 PM 562 Views 0 Comments

This is the fastest and most powerful Bentley production model to date.

Buying a second-hand car? Be careful it doesn't have money owing on it
# Money Owed
# Money Owed

Buying a second-hand car? Be careful it doesn't have money owing on it

Jan 9th 2017, 2:11 PM 755 Views 0 Comments

Depending on the year of registration, as many as one third of used cars for sale are not fully paid off.

And Ireland's bestselling car brand is...
# Car Registrations 2016
# Car Registrations 2016

And Ireland's bestselling car brand is...

Jan 9th 2017, 11:44 AM 2,302 Views 1 Comment

SIMI figures show that 2016 was the highest year for new car registrations since 2008.

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