• Posts Tagged ‘performance car’

    New Ford Focus ST for March launch

    by  • January 29, 2015 • Motoring News

    2015 Ford Focus ST exterior front left static

    Ford reckons the new Ford Focus ST is in ‘a class of its own’. It says the new model offers ‘an even more responsive, balanced and refined driving experience with new chassis control technologies, tuned suspension and steering, and bespoke tyre specification’. For the first time, the performance car will be offered in both...

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    Christmas orders for Peugeot RCZ R

    by  • August 26, 2013 • Motoring News

    2014 Peugeot RCZ R exterior front right static

    Peugeot will unveil its most powerful production model ever at the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show. The 1.6-litre 270bhp Peugeot RCZ R was developed in association with Peugeot Sport and the French car manufacturer says it can accelerate from 0-100kph in less than six seconds. It sits lower to the ground and is lighter than...

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    April date for new Ford Fiesta ST

    by  • March 28, 2013 • Motoring News

    2013 Ford Fiesta ST exterior front dynamic

    Ford’s fastest production Ford Fiesta ever, the Ford Fiesta ST will be available in Ireland next month. The 1.6-litre EcoBoost 182PS petrol Ford Fiesta ST has a top speed of 220kph and can accelerate from 0-100kph in 6.9 seconds. Developed by the Ford Team RS, the Ford Fiesta ST includes some features previously found...

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    Kia pro_cee’d GT gets summer date

    by  • January 29, 2013 • Motoring News

    2013 Kia pro-cee'd GT exterior front right dynamic

    The Kia pro_cee’d GT should be making its way to Ireland this summer. It, along with the Kia cee’d GT, will debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March. The pair are the Korean brand’s fastest production cars ever and the turbocharged 1.6-litre GDI 204ps petrol engine in both will take them from 0-100kph...

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    Ford ups performance in Ford Focus ST

    by  • October 18, 2012 • Motoring News

    2012 Ford Focus ST front left dynamic

    Ford’s new performance car, the Ford Focus ST has arrived in Ireland. The Focus ST is powered by a specially developed 2.0-litre, turbocharged, 4-cylinder EcoBoost engine which puts out 250PS and emissions have been reduced by 20 per cent on its predecessor. Ford Power keyless start, Bluetooth, Recaro sport seats and 18” alloy wheel...

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    Bentley unveils fastest production car ever

    by  • August 24, 2012 • Motoring News

    2012 Bentley Continental GT Speed

    Bentley has announced details of its new all-wheel drive performance flagship, the Bentley Continental GT Speed, ahead of its international debut next week at the Moscow Motor Show. The Continental GT Speed is the fastest road car Bentley has ever built, going from 0-100kph in 4.2seconds. It has a top speed of 330kph and...

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    Peugeot RCZ forces you to look your best

    by  • October 19, 2011 • Car Reviews, Test Drives

    2011 Peugeot RCZ exterior front right

    With its distinctive looking exterior and luxurious interior, the Peugeot RCZ is so good, it’s gone straight to the top of my Christmas wish-list. The RCZ is a stunning, eye-catching car. With its muscular rear end, curved, black glass roof and rear spoiler, getting into the RCZ felt a little bit like sliding into...

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