• Posts Tagged ‘crossover’

    Renault unveils ‘bold and seductive’ Kadjar

    by  • February 2, 2015 • Motoring News

    2015 Renault Kadjar exterior front left static

    After teasing its new crossover on social media for a week, Renault has finally revealed the new Renault Kadjar. The ‘bigger brother’ to the Renault Captur, the Kadjar will go on sale in Ireland in late summer. Renault says the crossover ‘shakes up established thinking’ by bringing an ‘innovative and attractive proposition to the...

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    February date for Renault Kadjar crossover

    by  • January 26, 2015 • Motoring News

    2014 Renault Kwid concept

    Renault has begun teasing its new crossover, ahead of its official unveiling next week. The French company said the sound and spelling of the new Renault Kadjar ‘have an exotic feel which suggests adventure and discovering new horizons’. Breaking down the name, it said the KAD is ‘inspired by “quad” – representing a go-anywhere...

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    New Jaguar F-PACE crossover announced

    by  • January 12, 2015 • Motoring News

    2016 Jaguar F-PACE rear teaser

    There’s a new Jaguar on the way. Based on the C-X17 concept car, the new Jaguar F-PACE is expected to go on sale in 2016. Jaguar describes the F-PACE as a ‘highly-efficient five-seat performance crossover underpinned by Jaguar’s innovative aluminium-intensive architecture and advanced suspension system’. It says it will ‘deliver an unrivalled blend of...

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    Nissan Juke gets the Nismo treatment

    by  • May 7, 2014 • Car Reviews, Test Drives

    2013 Nissan Juke Nismo exterior front left dynamic

    To say the Nissan Juke Nismo is an unusual looking crossover is a bit of an understatement – and I can never quite decide whether I like it or not. It’s certainly a distinctive looking car, with the bulging multi-socketed bug eyes on the front giving way to sleek, sophisticated looking lines along the...

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    Dacia hits the right note with Stepway

    by  • February 12, 2014 • Car Reviews, Test Drives

    2014 Dacia Sandero Stepway exterior left front dynamic

    How about a cute little crossover for less than the price of a supermini? That’s what Dacia is promising with the new Dacia Sandero Stepway, which has just arrived on our shores. The Romanian brand landed in Ireland last year offering ‘shockingly affordable’ cars, and it now has four in the range – the...

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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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    No cross words for Peugeot 2008

    by  • November 27, 2013 • Car Reviews, Test Drives

    2013 Peugeot 2008 exterior dynamic front

    The award-winning Peugeot 2008 is a small car that looks like a big car. A crossover, it’s based on the Peugeot 208 supermini, topped off with the body of a small SUV. It’s a good looking car, with roof rails raising the side profile even more. Inside, the stylish cabin is compact, but with...

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    Dacia introduces Sandero Stepway crossover

    by  • November 11, 2013 • Motoring News

    2014 Dacia Sandero Stepway exterior front right static

    The Dacia Sandero Stepway Crossover has arrived in Ireland, with prices starting from €12,290. A sibling of the Irish Car of the Year-nominated Dacia Sandero supermini, the Stepway has ‘all the style of a SUV and all the practicality of a family hatchback’, according to the Romanian car company. A choice of two engines...

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