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Archive for August, 2012

Fiat Reveals New Panda 4×4 Ahead of Paris Show

Fiat Reveals New Panda 4×4 Ahead of Paris Show

Fiat is set to unveil a 4×4 version of the Panda at the Paris Motor Show next month. Based on the regular Panda, the third-generation Panda 4X4 remains the only all-wheel-drive vehicle in the city-car segment To improve fuel economy and lower emissions, the FIAT Panda 4×4 operates in front-wheel drive mode during normal driving [...]

At the front, the ‘signature wing’ is incorporated, a unifying element of the new Mazda family design, set into the deeply sculpted face

All-New Mazda6 Saloon

  The all-new Mazda 6, which goes on sale here next year, debuted this week at the Moscow Motor Show. As the flagship model of a new generation of vehicles, the New 6 aims to build on the momentum created by the success of CX-5, and heralds a new era for the Mazda brand.  New [...]

Ford Kuga 2.0 Titanium

Ford Kuga 2.0 Titanium

Ford’s urban warrior, the Kuga is one of the most stylish crossovers but with rivals emerging from every direction can it still cut it with the best Most car makers at this stage have made inroads to the lucrative crossover segment. These vehicles have proved popular, combining the 4×4 look without any of the guilt [...]

New Entry Level BMW X3

New Entry Level BMW X3

BMW is now offering a new economical entry-level model X3 in the form of the BMW X3 sDrive18d. Powered by a 143hp, 2.0-litre diesel engine, and available with either a six-speed manual or eight-speed automatic gearbox, the new model is the only model to come exclusively with rear-wheel-drive model. Thanks to an extensive suite of [...]

SRT Viper GTS “Launch Edition” Unveiled at Pebble Beach

SRT Viper GTS “Launch Edition” Unveiled at Pebble Beach

  Chrysler Group’s SRT brand has unveiled its new, limited-production SRT Viper GTS “Launch Edition”. Finished in exclusive “GTS Blue” paint with white racing stripes the new SRT Viper GTS Launch Edition is aimed at both true performance enthusiasts and collectors.  In addition to the unique significant paint scheme, the wheels feature a unique design and [...]

FIAT 500 Turbo Debuts at Pebble Beach

FIAT 500 Turbo Debuts at Pebble Beach

   Unveiled at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance last weekend, the North American FIAT 500 bridges the gap between the North American Abarth models, which have the 160hp “Esseesse” kit as standard, and the North American FIAT 500 which is powered by a 100hp, 1.4-litre engine.  The new Fiat 500 Turbo is powered by a [...]

Bernard Gibbons, General Manager of Powerscourt Golf Club; Simon Elliott, CEO of Volkswagen Group Ireland; and Gavin Kavanagh, PGA Board Member

Volkswagen to sponsor the 2012 PGA Championship

  Volkswagen Ireland are to be the main sponsor for the 2012 Irish Professional Golfers Association Southern Championship to be held at Powerscourt Golf Club, Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow on 27th & 28th August. Previous winners of the Championship include Eamonn D’arcy in 2010 and the event famously had a tie when Padraig Harrington and Philip [...]

The classic Bentley DNA is evident through the sensual powerline that runs the length of the car

Bentley’s Continental GT Speed

  Ahead of the Moscow Motor Show next week Bentley is releasing full technical details of the new Continental GT Speed, the fastest road-car Bentley has ever produced. Powered by Bentley’s iconic 6-litre twin-turbo W12 engine, the GT Speed develops 625 PS (616 bhp) at 6000 rev/min – up 50 PS versus the standard Continental [...]

Revealed the New Range Rover

Revealed the New Range Rover

One of the most iconic vehicles around the all-new 2013 Range Rover is the most capable and most luxurious Land Rover yet.  Lighter, stronger and with new levels of refinement, the Range Rover reinforces its position as the world’s finest luxury SUV and will make its public debut at the Paris Motor Show next month. New [...]

Jaguar F-TYPE to Debut in Paris

Jaguar F-TYPE to Debut in Paris

Jaguar has announced the worldwide premiere of the production version of the F-Type sportscar at the upcoming Paris Motor Show next month. The F-TYPE, Jaguar’s all-new aluminium two-seater sports car, will mark the automakers return to the sportscar segment Adrian Hallmark, Global Brand Director, Jaguar Cars, said: “The unveiling of the F-TYPE in Paris will [...]

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