• Car Reviews

    Innovative Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV SUV no stick-in-the-mud

    by  • January 21, 2015 • Car Reviews, Test Drives

    2014 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV exterior front right static

    Who says a 4×4 SUV can’t be eco-friendly? Mitsubishi took that idea and totally shattered it with the Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Electric Hybrid (PHEV). From the outside, and on the inside too, the PHEV pretty much looks like a regular Outlander. Traditional but timidly curious drivers need not fear – Mitsubishi has not gone...

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    Stylish motoring in rugged Opel Insignia Country Tourer

    by  • January 14, 2015 • Car Reviews, Test Drives

    2014 Opel Insignia Country Tourer exterior front left static

    Car manufacturers are really upping their game when it comes to estate models and the Opel Insignia Country Tourer will give any of them a run for their money. And in wintry ice and snow conditions, its 4×4 capabilities will give you peace of mind. Long and rugged-looking, the Country Tourer is higher off...

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    No prickles in Citroen C4 Cactus

    by  • January 7, 2015 • Car Reviews, Test Drives

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    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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    First Drive: Audi TT

    by  • November 26, 2014 • Car Reviews, First Drives

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    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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    Peugeot delights with RCZ R

    by  • November 14, 2014 • Car Reviews, Test Drives

    2014 Peugeot RCZ R exterior front left static

    The Peugeot RCZ is a very flash car, its sibling, the RCZ R is even flashier. The RCZ has long been one of my favourite sports cars, so I wasn’t quite sure how I’d take to the faster, more powerful R model. Would it ruin my memory of the beautiful Batmobile? I’m delighted to...

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    First Drive: Opel Corsa

    by  • November 7, 2014 • Car Reviews, First Drives

    2014 Opel Corsa exterior front right dynamic

    An overcast and foggy Frankfurt was the location for the European launch of the new Opel Corsa, which arrives in Ireland later this month and is now available to order. In the new Corsa, Opel aimed to create a ‘more sophisticated, more comfortable and more efficient car’ and Ireland general manager Dave Sheeran believes...

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    First Drive: Audi A3 e-tron plug-in hybrid

    by  • November 5, 2014 • Car Reviews, First Drives

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    Audi took the opportunity to showcase its brand new plug-in hybrid model at this week’s Web Summit in Dublin, offering tech heads and business leaders alike a free Uber ride in the very futuristic sounding Audi A3 Sportback e-tron. Although it’s not officially available for test drive in Ireland until later this month, we...

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    First Drive: Renault Twingo

    by  • October 29, 2014 • Car Reviews, First Drives

    2014 Renault Twingo exterior static

    It’s the city car with the engine in the boot – yes, the all new Renault Twingo has arrived in Ireland, bringing with it what Renault calls ‘stylish and fun motoring’. We got to take the happy-looking little car for a quick spin through a very wet and murky Dublin at its Irish launch...

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