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# Test Drive

Last year
# Test Drive
Dublin man accused of stealing cars during test drives and selling them to innocent customers
Stephen Corbally is accused of stealing four cars advertised for sale online on three dates this year and on May 31, 2020.
All time
# Test Drive
'He said, 'no, I'll get my own gear... I'll play international rugby myself''
Dylan Fawsitt is serious about keeping promises.
# Review
Review: The all-new Audi Q3 is a smart, sophisticated SUV that drives better than most rivals
We put the new premium SUV through its paces in Italy.
# Review
Review: The BMW X2 SUV puts the ‘sport’ back into Sport Utility Vehicle
And mostly succeeds.
# Review
Review: The Ford Mondeo hybrid drives smoothly - but does it lack power?
It’s a quiet, comfortable drive, but those used to a diesel engine will miss that on-road oomph.
# Review
Review: The new Honda Civic saloon makes a compelling case as a great family car
An engaging drive with plenty of safety features too.
# car review
Review: The MINI John Cooper Works handles like a dream - but has it lost its magic?
We take the hot hatch for a test drive.
# Review
Review: The Skoda Karoq is a strong contender to rival the Tiguan and the Ateca
The Karoq is Skoda’s contender in the competitive compact SUV market.
# Review
Review: The new Ford Focus is the cream of the crop of family hatchbacks
The new hatchback will arrive in Ireland in late August.
# Review
Review: We drove Mercedes' new posh pickup truck - the potent V6 X-Class
We test the luxury pickup truck both on and off-road.
# Review
Review: We've driven the hotly-tipped new Audi Q8 SUV. Here's how it matches up to its rivals
Are the BMW X6, Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe and Range Rover Sport better?
# Review
Review: The Citroen Berlingo is a spacious MPV that's a shape-shifter for families
French utilitarian chic.
# Review
Review: The Audi RS 4 Avant goes laugh-out-loud quick - but it's practical too
You’ll have fun behind the wheel, while still getting the whole family where they need to go.
# Review
Review: Think Tesla make the best electric cars? Jaguar's I-Pace SUV is here to change that
Still want that Tesla?
# Review
Review: The Ford Fiesta ST is a burbling, gurgling delight of a hot hatch
Ford has nailed it.
# Review
Review: The Mitsubishi Outlander is a rugged family motor with a peace-of-mind warranty
It also has impressive interior kit, writes Melanie May.
# Review
Review: The Mercedes-Benz E-Class is effortlessly elegant - I was gutted to hand back the keys
We test the Mercedes-Benz E-Class on Irish roads.
# Review
Review: The Subaru XV is rugged and ready - but might fly under your radar
We test drive the Subaru XV crossover on Irish roads.
# Review
Review: We drove the intoxicatingly quick Porsche 911 GT3 RS (and went very, very fast)
We test the ballistic Porsche 911 GT3 RS at the Nurburgring.
# Review
Review: The Kia Niro PHEV is the only car of its kind - so how does it measure up?
We test drive the plug-in hybrid version of the Kia Niro.
# Review
Here's what it's like to test-drive the Ferrari 488 Pista supercar - months before its launch
Dave Humphreys was one of a handful of motor journalists to test the new Ferrari out on the roads of Maranello.
# Review
Review: Volkswagen's new Polo is a worthy rival for the mighty Golf
The Polo has played the role of understudy for decades, but that’s about to change.
# Review
Review: BMW's new X3 is a family SUV that's stylish inside and out
Oh, and it has one of the best infotainment systems I’ve ever used.
# Review
Review: The new Ford Mustang is a helluva lot of all-American fun
The updated Mustang is a return to form for Ford.
# Review
Review: The Ford Focus ST-Line has a sporty look, but it's a sensible motor at heart
For when you want the look without the costs.
# Review
Review: The new SEAT Arona is a real star pupil in the crossover class
We test drive the new compact crossover from SEAT.
# Review
Review: The Honda Civic Type R looks like a bad boy... but it's oh so good
This is one loud and proud hot hatch.
# Review
Review: The roaring Audi RS 3 feels like a supercar (and I didn't want to give the keys back)
So. Much. Want.
# Review
Review: The Opel Grandland X is a stylish SUV with on-board WiFi
We test drive Opel’s flagship SUV on Irish roads.
# Review
Review: The new Peugeot 5008 SUV is a seven-seater that puts families first
But how does it compare to King Kodiaq?
# Review
The new Nissan Leaf powers electric motoring into the mainstream (by doing away with the brake pedal)
The new Leaf my just tempt more people to go electric.
# Review
Review: Can the Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace outdo the all-conquering Skoda Kodiaq?
We take the new seven-seater for a test drive.
# Review
Review: The new Volvo V90 is the best-looking estate on the market
But is it as good as its German rivals?
# Review
Review: The Cooper PHEV is MINI's first ever plug-in hybrid - so is it worth it?
We took it for a test drive.
# Review
Review: The XC40 is Volvo's first baby SUV - and it should be at the top of your shopping list
Volvo’s new compact SUV is stylish, safe and good to drive.
# Review
Review: The Kia Stonic looks like a crossover but drives like a car - and that's a good thing
Why should you choose a Kia Stonic over its competition?
# Review
Review: The Citroen C3 Aircross takes a daring design gamble - and hits the jackpot
The Aircross is a great all rounder.
# Review
Review: The Subaru Forester doesn't look like much - but you might fall for its rugged charms
We test drive the latest iteration of the Subaru Forester SUV.
# Review
Review: The Opel Crossland X combines the best of an SUV with an MPV
But does Opel really need yet another crossover?
# insights
5 questions to ask when test-driving a new car, according to a motor expert
As part of our new Insights series, we’re taking your crucial motoring questions right to the experts.