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Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate: Paragon of style, class and practicality

Declan Colley took the new Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate oout on the road. Here’s what he thought.

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The little crown that offers class lesson

There is nothing to suggest the Corolla will not do pretty much anything asked of it, writes Declan Colley

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New and improved, but Lambo’s still in thrall to its history

Lamborghini has updated the Aventador with more power and new tech. Jack Evans went to see how it stacks up

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Iconic branding adds style but also the price on new Mini version

It is very appropriate that for its latest Mini design incarnation that the brand has decided to hark back to its historic roots to invoke a car which was probably one of the most historically important motor cars of all time — the Austin 7.

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Sporty SUV might give Ford the Edge

FORD has been in Ireland for 100 years now and I’m nearly afraid to admit it, but I have been around for far more of those years than I’d care to come clean about.

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Audi Q2’s mellow yellow is ray of sunshine

Why get the Q2 when you already have the Q3? Because it’s funkier, cooler, and more stylish, writes John O’Mahony.

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Nissan ups its game for new generation of Micra

Nissan hopes its new Micra takes the supermini segment by storm. We sent Rebecca Chaplin to find out how likely that is.

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The 488 GTB is still a Ferrari — treat it with respect

Ferrari’s new 488 GTB has replaced the 458 Italia in the middle of the lineup, but is it a better car? Jack Evans finds out.

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VW’s stretch Tiguan

Volkswagen will launch an extended-wheelbase version of the Tiguan called the Allspace later this year.

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Special edition Honda Civic

Honda has revealed a special edition of its Civic Type R hot hatch. The Black Edition, which is limited to just 100 units, is designed to commemorate the last of the current-generation Civic Type R hatch.

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Audi Q5 launched

Audi Ireland has launched the all- new Audi Q5, with four TDI variants and with pricing starting at €48,350 for the 2.0 TDI 150 bhp SE.

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Grand Cherokee updated

Jeep Ireland has announced details for the updated 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee and the luxuriously appointed and supremely capable 4x4 is now available at Jeep dealers nationwide, starting from €70,950.

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Revamped Opel Crossland

The new Opel Crossland X has been revealed.

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BMW is launching new upgraded 4 Series Coupé, Convertible and Gran Coupé

The BMW 4 Series is getting a complete revamp, the Munich concern announced this week.

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Nissan brings an edgy excitement to new Micra model

Having spent years making popular, if dull, versions of their Micra supermini, which were sometimes pretty but rarely exciting to drive, Nissan has upped the ante which the latest version of the car which will go on sale here in April.

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New Bentley Continental Supersports is potent and powerful

It’s the fastest, most powerful production Bentley ever: the 2017 Continental Supersports. This is the third iteration of the Supersports model that Bentley first produced in the 1920s and reintroduced in 2009. Everything on this latest model has been lightened, tightened, and sculpted.

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Declan Colley: Volvo V40 holds its own in premium compact sector

It is amazing — even in this ever-changing world of ours — how the sands of time shift so quickly. Who, 20 years ago for example, would have predicted that after the explosion in the SUV/crossover market, that there would be a savage spurt in sales in what is now known as the premium compact segment.

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