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It’s one of the most epic car chases in movie history. Almost 10 minutes long, the iconic sequence in the Warner Bros. film “Bullitt” follows Steve McQueen at the wheel of a 1968 Mustang GT fastback as he chases...
Since its arrival on the Irish market in 2012 the Mazda CX-5 has won many awards and become a firm favourite based on its unique KODO design, driving dynamics and fuel efficiency. Having successfully redefined expectations of what a compact...
A 53-year-old individual who is a fan of SUVs and takes two months to conclude their purchase. According to a study by SEAT’s Market Research department, this is the typical new customer profile in Europe’s automotive sector. Although in...
Additional funding support of €25,766,721 has been allocated to assist the repair of regional and local roads in Tipperary, while Cork County Council will receive a 14.5% increase in their roads budget this year, having been allocated €50.5 million. Limerick...
Volkswagen is bringing a legend back to life! At the beginning of March, the Wolfsburg-based Group will reveal the first fully electric version of a new buggy. Taking its cues from popular American dune buggies, the concept vehicle is based...
by Seán Creedon ‘Range Anxiety.’ You probably have often heard that it’s one of the big worries for drivers of electric cars. Well I think my ‘range anxiety’ worries have eased a bit after a week in Hyundai’s Kona E.V. Two...
The latest evolution of a true motoring icon – the Golf GTI – can now be ordered: the Golf GTI TCR1. This 290 PS sports car can reach speeds of up to 260 km/h, and is fitted with a...
Volkswagen’s Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) retailer network is expanding significantly and following the addition of eleven new BEV enabled retailers to the Volkswagen network at the end of 2018, 50% of the Volkswagen network are now enabled to sell BEVs. Volkswagen...
Summer drivers might have to wait patiently behind one or two caravans before they can overtake. But 15 in a row – all pulled by a single vehicle? Don’t worry. It’s not a situation you are likely to encounter any...
by Seán Creedon For the second week in-a-row I am in a sports car. Two weeks back it was the Renault Megane RS, which was powerful and got a lot of attention because of the Volcanic Orange coloured version I...

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