• Posts Tagged ‘estate’

    First Drive: Ford Focus

    by  • February 17, 2015 • Car Reviews, First Drives

    2015 Ford Focus exterior front right dynamic

    The wait is over for the new Ford Focus. The latest generation model is now available at Ford dealerships across the country – and we got a chance to take it for a spin at its Irish launch in Dublin. The new Ford Focus is being offered in a choice of petrol and diesel...

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    Spring launch for new Peugeot 308 GT

    by  • January 23, 2015 • Motoring News

    2015 Peugeot 308 GT exterior front right dynamic

    Peugeot is promising a ‘performance-oriented and dynamic drive with excellent body control’ in the new Peugeot 308 GT, which is due in Ireland in the spring. The new model joins the award winning Peugeot 308 and will be available in both hatchback and SW (estate) variants. Peugeot says that both models ‘offer assertive new...

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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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    New Seat Leon ST Cupra for summer launch

    by  • January 9, 2015 • Motoring News

    2015 Seat Leon ST Cupra front left static

    The new Seat Leon ST Cupra will be premiered at the Geneva Motor Show in March, ahead of its Irish launch in the summer. The high performance estate model follows the hugely popular Seat Leon Cupra hatchback. Seat says it ‘combines all the performance of the CUPRA with the versatility of the ST estate...

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    Thumbs up for spacious Peugeot 308 SW

    by  • October 24, 2014 • Car Reviews, Test Drives

    2014 Peugeot 308 SW exterior front left static

    Love is an emotion not generally associated with the humble estate car – but it’s certainly apt for the Peugeot 308 SW. A variant of the equally loved Peugeot 308 hatchback, the estate model is a long and sleek looking car with more than a touch of class. Carrying the same cabin as the...

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    Sporty Seat Leon ST FR a step ahead

    by  • August 20, 2014 • Car Reviews, Test Drives

    2014 Seat Leon ST FR exterior front right static

    It looks like a normal car, it feels like a normal car but the new Seat Leon ST FR is not a normal car. Not only is it a fast, head-turningly attractive sporty estate model, it’s also another step closer to a self driving car, with the help of the combined optional Lane Assist...

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    New Peugeot 308 SW from €21,990

    by  • July 9, 2014 • Motoring News

    2014 Peugeot 308 SW exterior front right static

    Peugeot has announced Irish pricing and specification for the new Peugeot 308 SW, which is now available from forecourts. Prices for the estate sibling to the award-winning Peugeot 308 hatch start from €21,990. Three trim levels are available, which mirror the hatchback range. Standard in the entry level Access spec are cruise control and...

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    New Volkswagen Passat revealed

    by  • July 4, 2014 • Motoring News

    2015 Vplkswagen Passat exterior left side static

    ‘A premium car without the premium cost’ is how Volkswagen is describing the new Passat, which has been unveiled in Germany. The Passat is Volkswagen’s best selling car worldwide and the new eight generation model will be offered in both saloon and estate versions. VW says the new model is ‘significantly more dynamic’ than...

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