• Posts Tagged ‘hatchback’

    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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    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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    Nissan hopes to set pulses racing with new Pulsar hatch

    by  • September 19, 2014 • Motoring News

    2014 Nissan Pulsar exterior front right dynamic

    The new Nissan Pulsar will arrive in Irish showrooms in October. A replacement for the Nissan Almera, the new model will be available in three trims – the XE, SV and SVE. Air conditioning, electric windows, Start and Stop, tyre pressure monitoring and a five-inch Advanced Drive-Assist Display are standard. Nissan says the family...

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    Autumn launch for Nissan Pulsar

    by  • May 20, 2014 • Motoring News

    2014 Nissan Pulsar exterior front left static

    Nissan is aiming for the heart of the family hatchback market with the new Nissan Pulsar, which launches in the autumn. The Japanese car company says the five-door hatch ‘distils Nissan’s innovation and dynamism into an exciting new package’. It adds: ‘The Pulsar’s introduction highlights Nissan’s ambition and to deliver intelligent design and technical...

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    Order books open for Volkswagen Golf SV

    by  • May 16, 2014 • Motoring News

    2014 Volkswagen Golf SV exterior front left dynamic

    Volkswagen dealers are now taking orders for the new Volkswagen Golf SV, for July delivery. The German car manufacturer says the new Golf SV will offer ‘all of the advanced technology of the Golf hatchback range, but in a larger, more practical body’. The new model replaces the Golf Plus and will sit between...

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    New ‘strong and proud’ Ford Focus unveiled

    by  • February 26, 2014 • Motoring News

    2014 Ford Focus exterior front left static

    Ford hopes to ‘blow people away’ with the new Ford Focus. Strong and proud are two words Ford has associated with the new model, which will be available in Ireland later this year. Unveiled in Barcelona, the new model offers a ‘bolder, more evotive exterior design’ as well as ‘an intuitive new interior’ and...

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    Sporty Renault Mégane gets a facelift

    by  • February 26, 2014 • Car Reviews, Test Drives

    2014 Renault Megane GTLine hatchback exterior front left static

    The Renault Mégane has had a facelift, giving it a super-stylish exterior with smart looking LEDs and a sleek, bullet-like body. Inside the cabin of the GT Line test car there was a strange juxtaposition of expensive looking sports trim and less expensive looking plastics. Playing on its sports credentials, the leather gearbox and...

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