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Redesigned Inside and Out, Audi’s New Q5 Arrives in Autumn

Redesigned Inside and Out, Audi’s New Q5 Arrives in Autumn

The new and improved Audi Q5 opens will be priced from €40,395 for the 2.0TDI 143 version when it arrives here in September. The engine range has been updated significantly and with enhanced performance and improved fuel economy. The 2.0TDI 143 with 320NM of torque is the entry point to the range and with emissions [...]

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 [...]

The three door Veloster

Symmetry with Style – Hyundai Veloster 1.6 GDi

  Hyundai’s new Veloster is one of the most distinctive cars around. Aiming to combine the style of a coupe with the practicality of a hatchback we find out if it lives up to that promise. A three door, low slung coupe the Veloster competes with VW’s Scirocco, the Opel Astra GTC and the Renault [...]

Seat Adds Spanish Flavour to the New Leon

Seat Adds Spanish Flavour to the New Leon

Sporting new looks and attitude Seat’s New Leon is due to go on sale here in February 2013 with prices starting at under €20,000. The Leon has been completely redesigned from the ground up and is packed full of high-end technologies – in its driving assistance systems, in infotainment, in its chassis and drive. The [...]

Toyota extends association with Paul O’Connell Until 2015

Toyota extends association with Paul O’Connell Until 2015

Toyota Ireland extend their relationship with Munster and Ireland rugby hero Paul O’Connell until 2015. The 85 time capped Irish Rugby international, who has opted for the new generation Land Cruiser as his car of choice, has been a Toyota brand ambassador since 2010. Commenting on today’s announcement, Ian Corbett, Marketing Operations Manager for Toyota [...]

The price of the new Dacia Duster is just €14,990

Aiming to Clean Up, The Dacia Duster

    The all-new Dacia Duster is coming to Ireland and is available from €14,990. It will be in Irish showrooms in January 2013 but you can test drive and order the Duster now through the Dacia Dealership.  The Dacia formula, providing functional cars that are designed to be neither longer nor wider than required, [...]

Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster Roars In

Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster Roars In

Aston Martin is lifting the lid on an extreme new sports car with the global debut of the V12 Vantage Roadster. The V12 Vantage Roadster’s 6.0-litre engine, mated as in the Coupe to a six-speed manual gearbox, generates 517 PS at 6,500 rpm and a muscular 570 Nm of torque at 5,750 rpm. The naturally-aspirated [...]

Space Age Hatchback – The Honda Civic 2.2 i-DTEC

Space Age Hatchback – The Honda Civic 2.2 i-DTEC

Now in its ninth generation, the Civic has been Honda’s most successful car. Radical on the outside and futuristic on the inside, the new Honda Civic is still one of the most distinctive cars around.  When it first launched the Civic was like nothing else on the road, is was sharp, angular and bold. The [...]

Proving Size Doesn’t Matter – The Ford Focus 1.0 litre EcoBoost

Proving Size Doesn’t Matter – The Ford Focus 1.0 litre EcoBoost

 Powered by a tiny 1.0-litre three-cylinder EcoBoost engine, the Ford Focus 1.0-litre EcoBoost   manages   the same amount of power as from a 1.6 litre engine! Ford has taken downsizing to a whole new level and offers this 1.0 litre engine with two outputs; a 74kW/170Nm with a five-speed manual or 91kW/170Nm with a six-speed [...]

BMW 3 Series – 3 is the Magic Number

BMW 3 Series – 3 is the Magic Number

Accounting for a fifth of all total BMW sales worldwide there is no underestimating the importance of the 3 series saloon. The sixth-generation 3-series, long the benchmark for performance saloons is lighter, longer and faster than its predecessor. Equipped with a range of new engines and gearboxes the new 3 series charts a different course for [...]

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