• Posts Tagged ‘saloon’

    First Drive: Toyota Corolla

    by  • August 14, 2013 • Car Reviews, First Drives

    2013 Toyota Corolla exterior left front static

    Forty million Toyota Corollas have been manufactured since the popular model first rolled off the production line in 1966 and 200,000 of those have been sold in Ireland. In fact, a Toyota Corolla sales transaction is made somewhere in the world every two minutes. So with such a track record, the arrival of the...

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    Price drop for new look Skoda Superb

    by  • June 14, 2013 • Motoring News

    2013 Skoda Superb range exterior static

    The Skoda Superb has had a facelift and now costs up to €3,400 less than the outgoing model. The new look model features enhanced specifications, including more economical engines as well as Bluetooth technology and new LED lights at the back. It’s available to order now, in time for the new 132 registration. Fuel...

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    More for less in upgraded Ford Mondeo

    by  • May 31, 2013 • Motoring News

    2013 Ford Mondeo exterior front dynamic

    Ford is hoping to win new fans for the Ford Mondeo with an upgraded model that offers more for less. As well as dropping the price for the new model, Ford has also upped its standard equipment, as well as improving fuel efficiency. Standard equipment on the entry level Mondeo Graphite will include 16-inch...

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    Oodles of room in Seat Toledo

    by  • May 22, 2013 • Car Reviews, Test Drives

    2012 Seat Toledo exterior right side static

    If space and affordability are your priorities in a new car then the Seat Toledo might just be the one for you. The Toledo strongly resembles its near cousin, the Skoda Rapid – but it has a personality all of its own. While it looks like a saloon, the Toledo is actually a five-door...

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    Renault’s In-Fluence

    by  • March 20, 2013 • Car Reviews, Test Drives

    2013 Renault Fluence exterior front left static

    As I walked around the corner on my way home one night I found myself admiring a beautiful sleek looking black car – and then I realised it was the car I was driving that week, the Renault Fluence. The Fluence has chic down to a T. With elongated lines, the head-turning five-seat saloon...

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    Skoda Rapid’s an optical illusion

    by  • February 13, 2013 • Car Reviews, Test Drives

    if you’re after a family car that looks like a saloon but has the versatility of a hatchback then you should consider the Skoda Rapid. The boot in this car is so big that ‘Look at the size of that boot’ is probably the most uttered phrase about it. The Skoda Rapid is quite...

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    First Drive: Mazda6

    by  • January 30, 2013 • Car Reviews, First Drives

    2013 Mazda6 range Saloon Tourer

    The all new Mazda6 has arrived in Ireland and the Japanese car maker is hoping it will become the ‘new benchmark in the large family car segment’, attracting new customers while retaining current drivers. We got a chance to take the new Mazda6 for a spin across challenging terrain at its Irish launch in...

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    New Skoda Octavia in March

    by  • January 25, 2013 • Motoring News

    2013 Skoda Octavia exterior front right dynamic

    Skoda is literally taking on the big boys in the executive saloon market with the arrival in March of the new Skoda Octavia. Although generally thought of as a medium sized family car, the new Skoda Octavia’s larger dimensions will allow it to compete in the higher segment, the Czech car maker believes. The...

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