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‘Hybrids are supposed to be powered by a mixture of petrol and electricity, but the NSX’s engine note will have you convinced that this one runs on venom and rage.’

Patience is a virtue, my mother would rhyme to me when I was a child. Possess it if you can, it’s always in a woman, but never in a man. Gender stereo(...)

The DS 3 Crossback E-Tense can sprint from 0-100km/h in 8.7 seconds and can do the shorter dash from 0 to 50km/h in just 3.3 seconds

For all the talk of a new electric dawn, there’s not a lot of options on the road at present. Many manufacturers have electric vehicles on the way, bu(...)

The cargo ship ‘Polar Chile’ was about to depart from Costa Rica en route to Cork when it was boarded and searched and the drugs found.

Cocaine valued at about €10 million and believed to be owned by the Kinahan cartel has been seized in Central America. It was being smuggled in sea (...)

A screengrab from a video provided by Spanish police showing officers opening a safe during a search of one of the properties linked to the gang. Image: Policia National

At least one Irish person has been arrested in Spain after police seized almost seven tonnes of cannabis with an estimated street value of €18 million(...)

The Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio is, for now, the world’s fastest SUV, or at least the one which has posted the fastest lap of the famed Nurburgring race track

If ever there were two vehicles which showed just what a broad and inaccurate phrase ‘SUV’ is, it’s the Jeep Wrangler and the Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadr(...)

BEST ONE: BMW X2 It may seem rather odd to be recommending a car that’s more expensive, and less practical, than a mechanically identical stablemate,(...)

Bayern Munich  celebrate after  Thiago Alcantara (No 6) scored their  opening goal in the Champions League round of 16 second leg against Besiktas in Istanbul. Photograph: Erdem Sahin/EPA

Besiktas 1 Bayern Munich 3 (Bayern Munich 8-1 win on agg) Bayern Munich manager Jupp Heynckes said his side were hungry to complete a treble this se(...)

The Porsche Boxster GTS’s acceleration is fantastic: 100km/h from standing start in 4.6secs

That first taste of sharp, crisp sorbet at the end of a hefty, stodgy meal: that’s what it’s like getting into either a Cayman or Boxster GTS having s(...)

Permanent TSB was given liberty to apply again to the court should there be a failure in making agreed repayments. Photograph: Stephen Hird/Reuters

A physical training instructor who fell behind on mortgage repayments for her Dublin apartment, which she was renting out for €800 a month while wo(...)

 Xabi Alonso arrives for medical check at FC Bayern Muenchen’s team doctor Hans-Wilhelm Mueller-Wohlfahrt office. Photograph:   Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images

German champions Bayern Munich have completed the transfer of former World Cup winner Xabi Alonso from Real Madrid on a two-year deal as they seek to(...)

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