Irish Test Drives

Access our reviews of cars on Irish roads here, both from Irish media launches and week-long test drives. We include reference to rivals.

Smart 1 Premium (2024) review

The all-electric Smart brand has arrived in Ireland. What’s the aptly-named #1 crossover like?

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Peugeot 508 1.5 BlueHDi (2024) review

Does the - still gorgeous - updated Peugeot 508 make any sense in 2024 with a diesel engine under its bonnet?

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Volvo V60 T6 Recharge (2024) review

In an SUV-obsessed world, the Volvo V60 estate is an enticing breath of fresh air.

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Volkswagen ID.7 Pro Plus (2024) review

An electric Passat? No, the new Volkswagen ID.7 is much bigger, and much more interesting, than simply that.

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MG 4 XPower (2024) review

MG adds an extra motor and lots of horsepower to create a four-wheel-drive hot-hatch out of the all-electric MG4.

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Peugeot 2008 PureTech 130 (2024) review

The updated Peugeot 2008 has arrived in Ireland, and the petrol version is a star of the line-up.

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