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# test-drive - This year 2022

Dublin man accused of stealing cars during test drives and selling them to innocent customers
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Dublin man accused of stealing cars during test drives and selling them to innocent customers

Aug 13th 2022, 3:59 PM 51,926 Views 0 Comments

Stephen Corbally is accused of stealing four cars advertised for sale online on three dates this year and on May 31, 2020.

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'He said, 'no, I'll get my own gear... I'll play international rugby myself''
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'He said, 'no, I'll get my own gear... I'll play international rugby myself''

Nov 24th 2018, 8:30 AM 16,385 Views 7 Comments

Dylan Fawsitt is serious about keeping promises.

Review: The all-new Audi Q3 is a smart, sophisticated SUV that drives better than most rivals
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Review: The all-new Audi Q3 is a smart, sophisticated SUV that drives better than most rivals

Sep 24th 2018, 2:56 PM 2,935 Views 2 Comments

We put the new premium SUV through its paces in Italy.

Review: The BMW X2 SUV puts the ‘sport’ back into Sport Utility Vehicle
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Review: The BMW X2 SUV puts the ‘sport’ back into Sport Utility Vehicle

Sep 3rd 2018, 3:25 PM 1,522 Views 0 Comments

And mostly succeeds.

Review: The Ford Mondeo hybrid drives smoothly - but does it lack power?
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Review: The Ford Mondeo hybrid drives smoothly - but does it lack power?

Aug 27th 2018, 5:03 PM 4,219 Views 1 Comment

It’s a quiet, comfortable drive, but those used to a diesel engine will miss that on-road oomph.

Review: The new Honda Civic saloon makes a compelling case as a great family car
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Review: The new Honda Civic saloon makes a compelling case as a great family car

Aug 20th 2018, 1:17 PM 2,860 Views 1 Comment

An engaging drive with plenty of safety features too.

Review: The MINI John Cooper Works handles like a dream - but has it lost its magic?
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Review: The MINI John Cooper Works handles like a dream - but has it lost its magic?

Jul 30th 2018, 3:18 PM 2,948 Views 1 Comment

We take the hot hatch for a test drive.

Review: The Skoda Karoq is a strong contender to rival the Tiguan and the Ateca
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Review: The Skoda Karoq is a strong contender to rival the Tiguan and the Ateca

Jul 23rd 2018, 2:51 PM 3,966 Views 0 Comments

The Karoq is Skoda’s contender in the competitive compact SUV market.

Review: The new Ford Focus is the cream of the crop of family hatchbacks
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Review: The new Ford Focus is the cream of the crop of family hatchbacks

Jul 16th 2018, 4:14 PM 1,996 Views 0 Comments

The new hatchback will arrive in Ireland in late August.

Review: We drove Mercedes' new posh pickup truck - the potent V6 X-Class
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Review: We drove Mercedes' new posh pickup truck - the potent V6 X-Class

Jul 9th 2018, 4:11 PM 2,381 Views 1 Comment

We test the luxury pickup truck both on and off-road.

Review: We've driven the hotly-tipped new Audi Q8 SUV. Here's how it matches up to its rivals
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Review: We've driven the hotly-tipped new Audi Q8 SUV. Here's how it matches up to its rivals

Jul 2nd 2018, 4:26 PM 2,145 Views 0 Comments

Are the BMW X6, Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe and Range Rover Sport better?

Review: The Citroen Berlingo is a spacious MPV that's a shape-shifter for families
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Review: The Citroen Berlingo is a spacious MPV that's a shape-shifter for families

Jun 25th 2018, 2:36 PM 2,328 Views 0 Comments

French utilitarian chic.

Review: The Audi RS 4 Avant goes laugh-out-loud quick - but it's practical too
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Review: The Audi RS 4 Avant goes laugh-out-loud quick - but it's practical too

Jun 11th 2018, 3:32 PM 1,200 Views 1 Comment

You’ll have fun behind the wheel, while still getting the whole family where they need to go.

Review: Think Tesla make the best electric cars? Jaguar's I-Pace SUV is here to change that
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Review: Think Tesla make the best electric cars? Jaguar's I-Pace SUV is here to change that

Jun 1st 2018, 3:49 PM 1,528 Views 1 Comment

Still want that Tesla?

Review: The Ford Fiesta ST is a burbling, gurgling delight of a hot hatch
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Review: The Ford Fiesta ST is a burbling, gurgling delight of a hot hatch

May 28th 2018, 2:56 PM 965 Views 0 Comments

Ford has nailed it.

Review: The Mitsubishi Outlander is a rugged family motor with a peace-of-mind warranty
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Review: The Mitsubishi Outlander is a rugged family motor with a peace-of-mind warranty

May 21st 2018, 3:07 PM 5,060 Views 2 Comments

It also has impressive interior kit, writes Melanie May.

Review: The Mercedes-Benz E-Class is effortlessly elegant - I was gutted to hand back the keys
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Review: The Mercedes-Benz E-Class is effortlessly elegant - I was gutted to hand back the keys

May 14th 2018, 3:30 PM 5,673 Views 0 Comments

We test the Mercedes-Benz E-Class on Irish roads.

Review: The Subaru XV is rugged and ready - but might fly under your radar
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Review: The Subaru XV is rugged and ready - but might fly under your radar

May 4th 2018, 11:59 AM 1,863 Views 0 Comments

We test drive the Subaru XV crossover on Irish roads.

Review: We drove the intoxicatingly quick Porsche 911 GT3 RS (and went very, very fast)
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Review: We drove the intoxicatingly quick Porsche 911 GT3 RS (and went very, very fast)

Apr 30th 2018, 2:30 PM 1,206 Views 0 Comments

We test the ballistic Porsche 911 GT3 RS at the Nurburgring.

Review: The Kia Niro PHEV is the only car of its kind - so how does it measure up?
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Review: The Kia Niro PHEV is the only car of its kind - so how does it measure up?

Apr 23rd 2018, 3:04 PM 6,866 Views 3 Comments

We test drive the plug-in hybrid version of the Kia Niro.

Here's what it's like to test-drive the Ferrari 488 Pista supercar - months before its launch
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Here's what it's like to test-drive the Ferrari 488 Pista supercar - months before its launch

Apr 16th 2018, 5:01 PM 3,709 Views 1 Comment

Dave Humphreys was one of a handful of motor journalists to test the new Ferrari out on the roads of Maranello.

Review: Volkswagen's new Polo is a worthy rival for the mighty Golf
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Review: Volkswagen's new Polo is a worthy rival for the mighty Golf

Apr 9th 2018, 5:14 PM 1,266 Views 1 Comment

The Polo has played the role of understudy for decades, but that’s about to change.

Review: BMW's new X3 is a family SUV that's stylish inside and out
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Review: BMW's new X3 is a family SUV that's stylish inside and out

Mar 29th 2018, 4:54 PM 3,151 Views 0 Comments

Oh, and it has one of the best infotainment systems I’ve ever used.

Review: The new Ford Mustang is a helluva lot of all-American fun
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Review: The new Ford Mustang is a helluva lot of all-American fun

Mar 26th 2018, 2:46 PM 1,601 Views 0 Comments

The updated Mustang is a return to form for Ford.

Review: The Ford Focus ST-Line has a sporty look, but it's a sensible motor at heart
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Review: The Ford Focus ST-Line has a sporty look, but it's a sensible motor at heart

Mar 16th 2018, 12:30 PM 6,707 Views 0 Comments

For when you want the look without the costs.

Review: The new SEAT Arona is a real star pupil in the crossover class
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Review: The new SEAT Arona is a real star pupil in the crossover class

Mar 12th 2018, 4:40 PM 2,962 Views 1 Comment

We test drive the new compact crossover from SEAT.

Review: The Honda Civic Type R looks like a bad boy... but it's oh so good
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Review: The Honda Civic Type R looks like a bad boy... but it's oh so good

Mar 5th 2018, 2:33 PM 1,890 Views 3 Comments

This is one loud and proud hot hatch.

Review: The roaring Audi RS 3 feels like a supercar (and I didn't want to give the keys back)
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Review: The roaring Audi RS 3 feels like a supercar (and I didn't want to give the keys back)

Feb 12th 2018, 4:13 PM 2,349 Views 2 Comments

So. Much. Want.

Review: The Opel Grandland X is a stylish SUV with on-board WiFi
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Review: The Opel Grandland X is a stylish SUV with on-board WiFi

Feb 5th 2018, 3:12 PM 5,485 Views 1 Comment

We test drive Opel’s flagship SUV on Irish roads.

Review: The new Peugeot 5008 SUV is a seven-seater that puts families first
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Review: The new Peugeot 5008 SUV is a seven-seater that puts families first

Jan 29th 2018, 2:53 PM 51,235 Views 1 Comment

But how does it compare to King Kodiaq?

The new Nissan Leaf powers electric motoring into the mainstream (by doing away with the brake pedal)
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The new Nissan Leaf powers electric motoring into the mainstream (by doing away with the brake pedal)

Jan 22nd 2018, 3:08 PM 3,195 Views 2 Comments

The new Leaf my just tempt more people to go electric.

Review: Can the Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace outdo the all-conquering Skoda Kodiaq?
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Review: Can the Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace outdo the all-conquering Skoda Kodiaq?

Jan 15th 2018, 4:50 PM 9,468 Views 0 Comments

We take the new seven-seater for a test drive.

Review: The new Volvo V90 is the best-looking estate on the market
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Review: The new Volvo V90 is the best-looking estate on the market

Dec 20th 2017, 12:50 PM 3,903 Views 0 Comments

But is it as good as its German rivals?

Review: The Cooper PHEV is MINI's first ever plug-in hybrid - so is it worth it?
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Review: The Cooper PHEV is MINI's first ever plug-in hybrid - so is it worth it?

Dec 20th 2017, 10:40 AM 3,145 Views 0 Comments

We took it for a test drive.

Review: The XC40 is Volvo's first baby SUV - and it should be at the top of your shopping list
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Review: The XC40 is Volvo's first baby SUV - and it should be at the top of your shopping list

Dec 11th 2017, 4:34 PM 2,768 Views 0 Comments

Volvo’s new compact SUV is stylish, safe and good to drive.

Review: The Kia Stonic looks like a crossover but drives like a car - and that's a good thing
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Review: The Kia Stonic looks like a crossover but drives like a car - and that's a good thing

Dec 4th 2017, 2:38 PM 8,481 Views 0 Comments

Why should you choose a Kia Stonic over its competition?

Review: The Citroen C3 Aircross takes a daring design gamble - and hits the jackpot
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Review: The Citroen C3 Aircross takes a daring design gamble - and hits the jackpot

Nov 24th 2017, 3:20 PM 1,638 Views 0 Comments

The Aircross is a great all rounder.

Review: The Subaru Forester doesn't look like much - but you might fall for its rugged charms
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Review: The Subaru Forester doesn't look like much - but you might fall for its rugged charms

Nov 20th 2017, 5:33 PM 2,792 Views 0 Comments

We test drive the latest iteration of the Subaru Forester SUV.

Review: The Opel Crossland X combines the best of an SUV with an MPV
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Review: The Opel Crossland X combines the best of an SUV with an MPV

Nov 13th 2017, 5:33 PM 4,980 Views 0 Comments

But does Opel really need yet another crossover?

5 questions to ask when test-driving a new car, according to a motor expert
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5 questions to ask when test-driving a new car, according to a motor expert

Nov 6th 2017, 3:05 PM 2,828 Views 0 Comments

As part of our new Insights series, we’re taking your crucial motoring questions right to the experts.

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