• Posts Tagged ‘SUV’

    SUV vision of the future with Seat 20V20

    by  • March 3, 2015 • Motoring News

    2015 Seat 20V20 showcar exterior front right static

    Seat believes it has 2020 vision when it comes to the SUV market – the Seat 20V20, to be exact. The Spanish car company said the 20V20 showcar, which Seat says means Vision 2020, ‘delivers a clear vision of the brand’s future in the form of a powerful, exceptionally sporty SUV’. It added: ‘The...

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    SsangYong Korando all the better to look at

    by  • January 28, 2015 • Car Reviews, Test Drives

    2014 SsangYong Korando exterior front left static

    When Korean carmaker SsangYong re-entered the Irish market two years ago it did so with the Korando. Last year it was by far its biggest seller and no doubt it has even higher hopes for the facelifted model. I like the SsangYong Korando – both the outgoing and new models. In a gorgeous Sunrise...

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    Innovative Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV SUV no stick-in-the-mud

    by  • January 21, 2015 • Car Reviews, Test Drives

    2014 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV exterior front right static

    Who says a 4×4 SUV can’t be eco-friendly? Mitsubishi took that idea and totally shattered it with the Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Electric Hybrid (PHEV). From the outside, and on the inside too, the PHEV pretty much looks like a regular Outlander. Traditional but timidly curious drivers need not fear – Mitsubishi has not gone...

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    SsangYong puts manners on Rexton W

    by  • October 1, 2014 • Car Reviews, Test Drives

    2014 SsangYong Rexton W exterior front right static

    If you ever had designs on being a member of the Secret Service (well, driving one of their cars anyway), then the SsangYong Rexton W is for you. With its blacked out rear windows, high and imposing structure, the Rexton W is an attractive, American-looking SUV and really cuts a dash. Inside, the cabin...

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    New Qashqai tops the original of the species

    by  • August 13, 2014 • Car Reviews, Test Drives

    2014 Nissan Qashqai exterior front right static

    Nissan has gone to the moon and back for the new Nissan Qashqai. Ok, that may be a slight overstatement, but the Japanese car company has based the seats in the new model crossover on Nasa research. The driver lumbar support in said vehicle was ‘Nasa inspired’. The Qashqai was the car that started...

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    New SsangYong Korando SUV launched

    by  • July 18, 2014 • Motoring News

    2014 SsangYong Korando exterior front right static

    Korean car company SsangYong has unveiled the facelifted SsangYong Korando. It describes the refreshed model as offering ‘the practicality and convenience of an SUV and the creature comforts of a saloon car’. Initially available in front wheel drive only, an all wheel drive model will follow. SsangYong says the interior has been greatly enhanced,...

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    Volvo unveils luxurious XC90 interior

    by  • June 2, 2014 • Motoring News

    2014 Volvo XC90 interior cockpit

    A crystal glass gear lever and diamond cut volume controls are just two of the opulent features in the new Volvo XC90 Releasing interior images, Volvo described it as ‘the most luxurious to have been designed for a Volvo’. It says that the designers have taken their inspiration from Sweden ‘which has a global...

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    December date for new Skoda Yeti

    by  • November 21, 2013 • Motoring News

    2014 Skoda Yeti exterior front left static

    The new Skoda Yeti is due in showrooms across the country on December 2. With a starting price tag of €24,490, Skoda says the new Yeti has been improved ‘to make it even more attractive, in terms of design, technology and functionality’. Joining the line up is the new Outdoor version, which features a...

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