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 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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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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Hyundai Ioniq 5 N (2024) review

A brief drive in the Hyundai Ioniq 5 N reveals a promising high-performance EV.

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Peugeot E-208 (2024) review

We've driven the new-look Peugeot 208 compact hatchback in electric form.

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Peugeot E-308 SW (2024) review

The new Peugeot E-308 SW is an estate version of the solid electric family hatchback.

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