• Posts Tagged ‘saloon’

    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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    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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    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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    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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    Style and substance in Opel Insignia

    by  • January 8, 2014 • Car Reviews, Test Drives

    2013 Opel Insignia exterior front left dynamic

    An oasis of tech, the new Opel Insignia is so smart it practically drives itself. Long and sleek looking on the outside, this beautiful saloon got a lot of looks during our week on the road. The test car was spacious, with a luxurious leather interior and great legroom back and front. The front...

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    Skoda takes Octavia to another level

    by  • October 30, 2013 • Car Reviews, Test Drives

    2013 Skoda Octavia exterior front right dynamic

    One of the great things about being in a big car like the Skoda Octavia is that you can easily climb into the front seat should you accidentally child lock yourself into the back. However, the Octavia has more than one string to its bow when it comes to great things. Making room for...

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    Toyota ups the style quotient in new Corolla

    by  • October 16, 2013 • Car Reviews, Test Drives

    2013 Toyota Corolla exterior front right static

    Toyota knows a thing or two about the family car market and they’ve again actioned that knowledge in the new Toyota Corolla. Now in its 11th incarnation, the Corolla is a big seller for the Japanese car maker – and there’s a reason why. The new model is a stunning looking five-door saloon that...

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    Mazda3 orders from November

    by  • October 8, 2013 • Motoring News

    2013 Mazda Mazda3 exterior front right static

    The all-new Mazda3 will be available to order in Ireland from next month, for January 2014 delivery. Available in both hatchback and saloon body types, the all new Mazda3 is offered with a Skyactiv-G 100PS petrol engine or a 150PS diesel. Trim levels include the traditional SE, Executive and Executive SE specs, as well...

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