First Drives

Access all our first drives in new cars here. The test drives usually take place at international launches abroad months before the cars go on sale in Ireland. Sometimes the cars won't be to Irish specification and pricing may not be available at the time of writing.

Opel Corsa 1.2 GS petrol (2024) review

The updated Opel Corsa is available with a nippy petrol engine under the bonnet, too.

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Bentley Flying Spur S V8 (2023) review

Bentley shows off the Flying Spur's handling capabilities with this S model.

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Opel Corsa Electric (2024) review

New looks and an improved electric drivetrain for the appealing Opel Corsa.

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Hyundai Santa Fe (2024 prototype) review

Daring looks hide a dramatically improved, all-new Hyundai Santa Fe.

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Smart 3 Premium (2024) review

Smart returns to Ireland with the slick and roomy #3 electric crossover.

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Toyota C-HR 2.0 Hybrid (2024) review

Should you upgrade to the more powerful hybrid version of the new Toyota C-HR?

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