• Posts Tagged ‘review’

    Celebrate with the sprightly Ford Fiesta

    by  • July 23, 2014 • Car Reviews, Test Drives

    2014 Ford Fiesta exterior front right static

    Ford has added a touch of magic to the Fiesta, making it a very alluring drive indeed. The five-door model is a good looking supermini, which carries the family nose of the larger Focus and Mondeo. Inside, our test car had a patterned fabric interior. Legroom was good back and front and two adults...

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    Move(ing) on up! in the city

    by  • July 2, 2014 • Car Reviews, Test Drives

    2012 Volkswagen up! 5 door exterior front right static

    It’s hard to believe it’s been nearly two years since I first drove the Volkswagen up! – that three-door sensation is still fresh in my mind. Since then a five-door version has been added to the city car family and that’s what we were in this week – the mid-range Move up! to be...

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    Tranquil motoring in Lexus GS 300h

    by  • June 11, 2014 • Car Reviews, Test Drives

    2014 Lexus GS 300h exterior front left dynamic

    Classic luxury meets modern utility in the Lexus GS 300h executive hybrid. With head turning looks, its angry exterior belies a serene personality and a classy interior. Full of creature comforts, the cabin in our Dynamic trim test model was almost all leather, with cream seats, a padded leather dash with wooden inlays and...

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    Seat Altea XL is a star performer

    by  • September 28, 2011 • Car Reviews, Test Drives

    2011 Seat Altea XL exterior - front

    I didn’t really like the Seat Altea XL when I first sat into it because nothing really leapt out at me as being ‘special’ about it. To be honest it wasn’t until I ventured onto the winding ‘made for one car only’ back roads of Limerick in a pique of annoyance at a traffic...

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