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Alfa Romeo's Giulia Quadrifoglio is exceptionally sportivo

I HAVE two new friends. Two Italian friends. Their names are Francesco and Pasquale and they are very nice lads indeed. 

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BMW’s i3 provides the lead to range extension

BMW have taken a clever approach to their electric car range, and the i3 with range extender technology is among the best on offer, says Declan Colley

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Latest Honda Civic Type R is early off developers’blocks

A new Honda Civic Type R is upon us. Darren Cassey heads to Germany to find out if it can live up to its predecessor’s impressive reputation 

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Ford beefs up its range with ST Line variants

Ford, as we all know by now, is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the company establishing its first manufacturing plant outside America here in Ireland. It was a momentous occasion both for Ford and for Ireland and has rightly been well celebrated by both parties.

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Volkswagen Arteon is a premium saloon over Passat model

Jack Evans says the flagship saloon car is a good-looking all-rounder, whose sporting drive and impressive tech make it ideal for those who want to stand out from the crowd.

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Suzuki’s diminutive SUV has star appeal

SHORTLY after the arrival of the ‘flame orange’ Suzuki Ignis at my house, my phone chirped with an incoming message. 

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Same as it ever was with the family version of the Fiat 500

The Fiat 500L is a car we’re pretty familiar with by now. Take one regular 500, pump it full of growth hormones and what you’re left with is the 500L — a far more practical take on the hugely popular little supermini.

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The Volvo V90 Cross Country ahead of the pack

Diesel is dead. The president and CEO of Volvo, Hakan Samuelsson, virtually said as much in the middle of last month when he indicated that the latest generation of diesels developed by his company could be its last.

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BMW’s sharp 440i coupe is a pleasure to drive

HOW do you make a good thing better? Well, by improving it, of course. In the case of the BMW 440i which we’ve had the pleasure of tooling around in recently, even the famously short-sighted cartoon character Mr Magoo, might have problems actually outlining what exactly BMW has done to improve the latest version over the last one, writes Declan Colley.

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Volvo’s XC60 set to continue success in mid-sized SUVs

Volvo’s best selling SUV has been refreshed for 2017, bringing good looks and plenty of comfort. Darren Cassey flew to Barcelona to see if it fills the big shoes of its predecessor

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