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.

Toyota C-HR 1.8 Hybrid (2024) review

Toyota's second-gen C-HR crossover ramps up the style and the tech.

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Lamborghini Huracan Tecnica (2023) review

The purest Huracan is arguably the sweetest car in the whole range.

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Volkswagen ID.7 Pro (2024) review

The efficient new Volkswagen ID.7 is the firm's flagship EV.

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Rolls-Royce Spectre (2023) review

The Spectre may be the first electric car from the brand, but it's a Rolls-Royce first and foremost.

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Audi SQ8 (2024) review

The most powerful Audi Q8 has plenty of appeal, but it's a heart-over-head option.

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Audi Q8 (2024) review

Audi has given the Q8 a light update, so will the upgrades make the big SUV more competitive?

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