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Win Tickets to the RIAC National Classic Car Show

Win Tickets to the RIAC National Classic Car Show

Taking place in the RDS Simmonscourt on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th of February, the first National car show the RIAC have organised since 1908 promises to be an eclectic gathering of vehicles spanning the last century of motoring in Ireland. As the event has developed the organisers have had to take extra space in [...]

The Future of Car Dealerships in Ireland

The Future of Car Dealerships in Ireland

Car dealerships, like most businesses in Ireland, have been badly affected by the devastated economy. For those fortunate to have remained in employment,increased taxes and reduced wages have taken a huge slice out of disposable income. Austerity has been imposed on house hold budgets such that replacing the car has become an unattainable goal on [...]

One Car, 40 Baboons, 10 Long Hours ….

One Car, 40 Baboons, 10 Long Hours ….

Hyundai set its new family car the ultimate wear and tear challenge this week. Cheeky safari park baboons were let loose on Hyundai’s New Generation i30 hatchback. The car has been specially-designed for families and their ‘little monkeys’ in the back, with extra strong materials used to build the interior, easy wipe plastics, tough fittings [...]

The Car that Launched a Legend

The Car that Launched a Legend

A grand Prix car driven by Ayrton Senna da Silva in his debut F1 season, in 1984, will go under the hammer at Silverstone Auctions’ spring sale on May 16. The car, a Toleman TG184-2, is best known for Senna’s second place drive in the rain-soaked 1984 Monaco Grand Prix, arguably the race which first demonstrated [...]

Geneva Motorshow 2012

Geneva Motorshow 2012

The Geneva Motor Show has become one of the most important in the world for its unique concepts and luxury debuts and this year’s show didn’t disappoint. Motoring Life picks some of the highlights from the 2012 show including the good, the bad and the just plain ugly! The good The Mercedes-Benz A Class The [...]

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