• Posts Tagged ‘sport’

    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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    June date for BMW M saloon and coupé

    by  • December 12, 2013 • Motoring News

    2014 BMW M4 Coupe exterior front right static

    The new BMW M3 Saloon and the BMW M4 Coupé will arrive in Ireland on June 21 next, both with price tags in excess of €100,000. This is the first time the high-performance sports models have received individual names, which BMW says is ‘in deference to the different model series that provide their basis’....

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    Feeling good in the Peugeot 208 GTi

    by  • October 2, 2013 • Car Reviews, Test Drives

    2013 Peugeot 208 GTi exterior front left static

    Style, sophistication and speed are my top three words in describing the new Peugeot 208 GTi. The styling in this little hot hatch is a real triumph for Peugeot. It’s a hot hatch that doesn’t immediately visually scream its hot hatch credentials. This means that it’s quite at home in any setting – demure...

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    Summer arrival for Seat Leon SC

    by  • February 18, 2013 • Motoring News

    2013 Seat Leon SC exterior side left static

    The Seat Leon has a new sibling and the Seat Leon Sports Coupé is expected in Ireland in July. A three door version of the Leon, this is the first time there has been a second variant of the car. While it’s sportier looking than the five-door model, and has a shorter wheelbase, Seat...

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    Sporty Nissan Juke Nismo launched

    by  • February 6, 2013 • Motoring News

    2013 Nissan Juke Nismo exterior front

    Nismo has been unveiled as the brand name for Nissan’s performance road cars in Europe, with the Nissan Juke the first to get the Nismo treatment here. The name is synonymous with motorsport in Japan and the United States and gamers will be familiar with it from the likes of Gran Turismo but up...

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    Kia pro_cee’d hatch for Paris Motor Show

    by  • September 13, 2012 • Motoring News

    2012 Kia pro_cee'd exterior front left

    Kia is on a ‘distinctive design adventure’ with the all new Kia pro_cee’d spearheading the journey, Kia chief design officer Peter Schreyer has said. The Korean manufacturer will unveil the three-door hatchback at the Paris Motor Show later this month. The sporty appearance of its predecessor has been enhanced in the pro_cee’d and it...

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    Seat Cupra R’s a devil in disguise

    by  • August 22, 2012 • Car Reviews, Test Drives

    2012 Seat Leon Cupra R exterior front right dynamic

    Choose your route very carefully when you take the Seat Leon Cupra R out for a spin for the first time. I, unfortunately, stupidly took a heavily speed ramped route – I know, madness – which led to much frustration as the Cupra R is a car which clearly craves the road. Once I...

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