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.

Honda CR-Z Mugen prototype review

Fancy a faster CR-Z hybrid coupé? Hand it over to Mugen then.

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MINI Coupe (pre-production) review

We've got behind the wheel of a pre-production version of the MINI Coupé.

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Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG Coupe review

Just as the C-Class Coupé arrives in Ireland, we've driven the C 63 AMG version.

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Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0 review

We've driven the ultimate 911, the GT3 RS 4.0.

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Jaguar XKR-S review

The XKR-S is undoubtedly the most exciting Jaguar in decades.

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BMW 1 Series M Coupe review

BMW's baby M car has arrived. And there's nothing childish about it.

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