• Posts Tagged ‘4WD’

    SsangYong Korando all the better to look at

    by  • January 28, 2015 • Car Reviews, Test Drives

    2014 SsangYong Korando exterior front left static

    When Korean carmaker SsangYong re-entered the Irish market two years ago it did so with the Korando. Last year it was by far its biggest seller and no doubt it has even higher hopes for the facelifted model. I like the SsangYong Korando – both the outgoing and new models. In a gorgeous Sunrise...

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    Seat Leon X-Perience available to order

    by  • November 21, 2014 • Motoring News

    2015 Seat Leon X-Perience exterior left front static

    The new 4WD Seat Leon X-perience is now available to order, for early 2015 delivery. Described by Seat as a ‘lifestyle estate’, the new model offers permanent four-wheel drive, extra ground clearance and a ‘specific off-road look’. A choice of two engines will be available initially – the 2.0-litre TDI 150bhp 4WD which costs...

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    First Drive: Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

    by  • June 18, 2014 • Car Reviews, First Drives

    2014 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV exterior front right static

    First things first – it’s pronounced P-H-E-V (not fev) – and it’s an SUV with a difference. Yes, the Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle has arrived in Ireland and the Japanese car company says it’s the first of its kind in the world. Mitsubishi is billing it as a ‘game changer’ and describes...

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    4×4 peace of mind in Suzuki SX4 S-Cross

    by  • February 5, 2014 • Car Reviews, Test Drives

    2013 Suzuki SX4 S-Cross front left dynamic

    There’s something reassuring about driving a 4×4 vehicle in an Irish winter, even if it’s uncertain whether you’ll actually need to engage it or not. This week’s review model, the Suzuki SX4 S-Cross offers the economy of two wheel drive, with the added peace of mind of four wheel drive (but more of that...

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    Strike a pose in the Hyundai Santa Fe

    by  • December 19, 2012 • Car Reviews, Test Drives

    2013 Hyundai Santa Fe exterior front right dynamic

    A white Christmas would be the perfect conditions for the new Hyundai Santa Fe to show off its 4WD capabilities (not that we’re hoping for one) but there’s much more to the third generation model than that. The new Hyundai Santa Fe has undergone somewhat of a facelift over the years, with smooth contours...

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