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First Drive: Kia Stinger
Nov20

First Drive: Kia Stinger

Suzanne Keane gets behind the wheel of Kia’s new sports car with rear-wheel drive and a twin-turbo V6 engine What is it? The Stinger is the fastest production vehicle in Kia’s history – designed in Frankfurt and perfected at the Nürburgring. The rear wheel drive “sports sedan” has been developed from the 2011 Kia GT concept. First impressions of the new Kia Stinger? The low slung Stinger with its sloping roofline, wide stance...

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Used Car Finance
Nov17

Used Car Finance

What finance options are available for purchasing that “nearly new” vehicle? We’ve gathered details of some of the offers currently available writes Suzanne Keane Skoda dealers nationwide are offering an amazing 0% Hire Purchase finance on 2012-2017 used Skoda models until the 30 th November. Skoda also offer an approved used cars programme where cars undergo 100 individual checks where any faults are repaired. These cars are then...

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Women’s World Car of the Year 2017 Winners
Nov16

Women’s World Car of the Year 2017 Winners

Women motoring writers across the world have voted and chosen the Hyundai Ioniq as their Car of the Year Hyundai’s Ioniq has been awarded the Women’s World Car of the Year 2017 award, along with an award for  of Green Car. The Women’s World Car of the Year is the only car award in the world with an all-female jury. The jury consists of 25 established motor journalists from 20 different countries. Initially they nominated 420 cars...

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Jennifer Mullan looks back on 2017
Nov15

Jennifer Mullan looks back on 2017

We catch up with Jennifer Mullan to reflect on 2017 2017 hasn’t been as busy for me as some previous years racing wise but I think it’s safe to say it was quality over quantity with the events we did do. Organising my wedding combined with being unwell for a few months during the summer really restricted our plans. Phillip Island Classic I started off this year just like last with a trip down to Australia. Once again I was piloting...

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First Drive: SEAT Arona
Nov14

First Drive: SEAT Arona

The striking new Seat Arona is the latest offering in the compact SUV segment, writes Geraldine Herbert What is it? Named after a small town in Tenerife, the Arona is the latest newcomer from the Spanish car maker Seat and is a significant model as it marks its first foray into the ultra-competitive B-SUV sector. First impressions of the new Seat Arona? Looming in the mirrors of the Renault Captur, Peugeot 2008 and Opel Mokka, the...

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Jenna McCann nominated for Young Rally Driver of the Year
Nov13

Jenna McCann nominated for Young Rally Driver of the Year

Jenna McCann has been nominated for this year’s Motorsport Ireland Billy Coleman Young Rally Driver Award for her performances in September and October. The 22 year-old from Ballyjamesduff, Co Cavan, drove her Ford Fiesta R2 to victory in the Junior section of the Cork 20 International, which clinched the Junior title in the Clonakilty Blackpudding Irish Tarmac Rally Championship. Earlier in the year, Jenna scored a string of good...

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