Next SLK will go front-drive and become an Audi TT rival

Mercedes is planning to utterly change its SLK model as it seeks to convert its convertible into a rival for Audi’s TT. The SLK has, since its origina(...)

VW’s key players Wolfgang Porsche and Ferdinand Piech.

The power struggle at Volkswagen escalated over the weekend, as a rift emerged between the Porsche and Piëch families that control the carmaker and(...)

 Chinese President Xi Jinping:  crackdown on  decadent bourgeois pastimes and luxury lifestyles. Photograph: EPA/FENG LI

Once banned as a decadent bourgeois pastime by chairman Mao Zedong, golf enjoyed a brief purple patch during the heady days of the noughties boom, but(...)

 Investec’s  Conor McCarthy has already raised about €15,500 for the Peter McVerry Trust, Temple Street children’s hospital and the Marymount hospice in Cork. Photograph: Jason Clarke.

Conor McCarthy, director of Investec’s corporate finance division in Dublin, is in for an extremely tough few days, beginning tomorrow.No, he’s not tr(...)

Niamh Fahey wants a crack at playing the game full time and Chelsea are more than happy to help make that dream come true. Photograph: AP

Close your eyes and imagine for a moment the type of south London suburb where a club like Chelsea might choose to have their training ground and you (...)

Volkswagen has its nose in front in the Irish new car sales market, ahead of rivals Toyota.

New car sales were up 30 per cent in the first quarter of 2015 compared to last year, with 64,716 new cars registered up to the end of March. Volkswag(...)

The Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 Concept at the motor show in Geneva. Photograph:  Martial Trezzini/Keystone

If politicians are searching for signs of European economic recovery, they need look no further than the show floor at the Geneva motor show.Petrolhea(...)

High-riding DBX previews an SUV future for Aston Martin.

Aston Martin has just pulled the covers off its DBX concept, a high-riding, rough-terrain SUV-cum-coupe. The car is being displayed at the Geneva moto(...)

Lamborghini Aventador SV packs a 760hp punch.

If you had to pick a word to sum up this year’s Geneva motor show, I think it would be one-upmanship. Is that two words, technically? Perhaps it is, b(...)

 Ferrari 488 GTB lost some of its showstopping appeal due to the fact so many supercar rivals were unveiled on the same day

Right, this is as good a time as any to stop, nibble the corner of a sandwich and take stock of what we’ve seen and what we know so far at the Geneva (...)