• No prickles in Citroen C4 Cactus

    by  • January 7, 2015

    2014 Citroen C4 Cactus exterior front left static

    If you like to be different and you’re in the market for a family hatchback, then the new Citroen C4 Cactus is worth checking out. The Cactus has its genesis in a concept car, and the production model very much has a concept feel about it. With contrasting customisable coloured ‘airbumps’ on the door...

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    Pricing announced for new VW Golf estate

    by  • January 7, 2015

    Prices for the new Volkswagen Golf estate will start from €22,280, Volkswagen has announced. The new model is available to order now and is offered in the same trims as the five-door hatchback variant – Trendline, Comfortline and Highline. Sixteen engine options are on offer, ranging from a 1.2 TSI 85bhp five speed manual...

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    Car of the future, gesture control and global experiments – car tech at CES

    by  • January 6, 2015

    Mercedes-Benz offered a glimpse into the commute of the future at International CES in Las Vegas today, with the unveiling of the extremely futuristic-looking Mercedes-Benz F 015 Luxury in Motion concept car. Keynote speaker Dr Dieter Zetsche said the most important luxury goods of the 21st century are ‘private space and quality time’ and...

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    Car companies talk tech at CES

    by  • January 5, 2015

    No, the C in International CES does not stand for car, but with all the automotive technology on the schedule you’d be forgiven for thinking so. The Consumer Electronics Show officially kicks off in Las Vegas tomorrow, with Ford’s Mark Fields and Mercedes-Benz’ Dieter Zetsche among the keynote speakers. Tonight (4am GMT), Dr Zetsche...

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    January date for new Peugeot 108

    by  • December 12, 2014

    2015 Peugeot 108 exterior front right static

    The new Peugeot 108 arrives in Ireland in January. The predecessor of the Peugeot 107, the new model is described by Peugeot as ‘a compact runabout that’s exceptionally user-friendly for day-to-day motoring’. ‘Affordable quality’ is a key consideration, it said. The new four-seater will initially be offered as a five-door with a choice of...

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    Opel introduces Karl to its line-up

    by  • December 3, 2014

    2015 Opel Karl exterior front left dynamic

    First there was Adam, now there’s Karl. Opel is making it easier for indecisive or lazy city car drivers around Europe to name their car with pre-named models. The German car manufacturer describes the new compact as ‘small, exquisite and simply outstanding’. Available from next summer, the 5-door Karl can comfortably accommodate five people,...

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    2015 sees 13 new Mercedes-Benz models

    by  • November 27, 2014

    2015 Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG exterior left front dynamic

    Mercedes-Benz has a busy 2015 planned with no fewer than 13 new arrivals planned over the next 12 months. Five of these will be in showrooms in the coming weeks, including the new C-Class Estate, an S63 AMG Coupe and S65 AMG Coupe and the new B-Class facelift. The new S 500 S-Class Coupe...

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    First Drive: Audi TT

    by  • November 26, 2014

    2015 Audi TT exterior front left static

    We were turning heads in Wexford on Friday when we finally got the chance to take the new Audi TT on the road. And our first impressions were that this sporty little number was worth the wait. Inside, the cabin feels spacious and your eye is immediately drawn to the centre console – or...

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