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.

Kia EV9 GT-Line (2024) review

The Kia EV9 lives up to its billing as flagship SUV with a versatile and spacious interior.

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Volvo EX30 Performance (2024) review

Volvo creates a serious performance car out of its electric EX30 crossover.

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Volvo EX30 Extended Range (2024) review

Volvo's newest electric car is its smallest and most affordable. How does it stand up to its rivals?

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Volkswagen Touareg R eHybrid (2024) review

Plug-in hybrid power continues for the revised, range-topping Volkswagen Touareg.

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Volkswagen Touareg 3.0 TDI (2024) review

Volkswagen updates its flagship SUV with fresh looks and a high-grade interior.

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Lamborghini Huracan Sterrato (2023) review

In typical Lamborghini fashion, the rally-spec Huracan Sterrato is utterly bonkers.

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