Tuesday 28 June 2016
Improvements, to the power of One
Second time, as they say, is often the charm. When BMW launched the first X1 it was a rushed and hurried response to the growing global demand for an affordable, 4x4-ish crossover vehicle. Cobbled together from various bits of 1 Series and 3 Series, it looked like a dog’s breakfast on the outside, had a woefully cheap and nasty interior (Dacia has done better…) and handling that, while it generally conformed to the sharp and enjoyable BMW norm, was...read more...
Skoda’s new 1.0-litre Octavia offers better performance than a 2.0
Skoda has announced prices for the new 1.0 TSI, 115bhp petrol engine that it will introduce to the Octavia range this July. Reducing engine capacity in favour of turbo charging has become a popular trend in petrol technology in recent times with Skoda leading the charge when they introduced their 1.2 TSI back in 2010. Skoda will in fact be the first brand within the Volkswagen group to utilise the 1.0 TSI unit in the MQB platform, which underpins the...read more...
DriveMyCar.ie - Ireland’s first Designated Driver Service
DriveMyCar.ie is Ireland’s first Designated Driver Service that chauffeurs you home in the comfort of your own car when you’re finished socialising. Along with having the service available in Sligo, Letterkenny, Ballina, Castlebar and now Galway, DriveMyCar.ie are sure it will be of benefit to the communities and make the roads a safer place. Bookings can be made online at www.drivemycar.ie “We are committed to having our service available in...read more...
- Mercedes C-Class convertible arrives in September
- All-new Ford Ka+ arrives in Ireland later this year
- French classic car enthusiasts say ‘Oui!’ to Galway
- Honda has special CR-V offers in place for the 162 plate change
- TV3’s Ana Daly collects keys for new Seat Alhambra
- Economy is on the up
- Peugeot announces red hot deals for 162 plates
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