Motoring

Merc E Class E220 coupe for the young about town

Posted on: 8th May, 2018 in Motoring

A lot of people tend to be self-conscious about the size of their nose. Some women and no doubt some men opt for plastic surgery to make their ‘honker’ look better. I have often read about celebrities who insist on...

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Ford Focus ST-Line – sporty and dynamic with full body

Posted on: 8th May, 2018 in Motoring

When Ford introduced their ST line of cars last year to celebrate 100 years in Ireland, there was anecdotal evidence that some insurance companies were charging extra for cover as the letters ST are normally associated with ‘Sports Touring.’ But...

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Powerful Kia Stinger just missing Mustang’s engine growl

Posted on: 8th May, 2018 in Motoring

Fourteen years ago when Kia took over the direct importation of their cars into Ireland, not many would have predicted that in early 2018 we would be driving a classy sports car like the Stinger that will go from zero...

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Peugeot 3008 stands out from the crowd

Posted on: 8th May, 2018 in Motoring

Peugeot Ireland has a pleasant problem right now, trying to keep up with the demand for their new 3008, which has already been voted European Car of the Year. While Peugeot are big sellers in their native France and elsewhere,...

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Women in the Irish motor business

Posted on: 8th May, 2018 in Highlights

Are Electric Cars (EV’s) the way forward? We got the views of three women who work in the Irish motor business… Louise Murphy (pictured above) Marketing Director, Citroen Ireland How did you get into the motor business? My journey to...

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Ssangyong Tivoli

Posted on: 3rd November, 2015 in Motoring

It was Brendan Behan who said that there is no such thing as bad publicity. And since another famous Dubliner Bill Cullen ended his connections with Renault, both Bill and his partner Jackie Lavin are seldom out of the news....

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Seat Leon X-Perience

Posted on: 4th August, 2015 in Motoring

A week after driving the massive Ford Mondeo Estate, I moved on to another Estate, the smaller but classy-looking Seat Leon X-Perience. My test model came in a lovely shade of brown and with two roof rails it certainly looked...

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Peugeot 508

Posted on: 4th August, 2015 in Motoring

Peugeot Ireland’s managing director Des Cannon says the French company’s aim is to ‘continue to move their brand upmarket.’ The brand with the famous Lion logo made a good start to the year by launching a new version of the...

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