Ten things to know about the all-new Nissan Qashqai 
Feb18

Ten things to know about the all-new Nissan Qashqai 

Keen to stay ahead of the competition Nissan has launched their all-new Qashqai writes Geraldine Herbert 1) Nissan’s Qashqai defined the crossover segment back in 2007. 2) 50,000 Qashqais have found a home in Ireland and over 3 million cars have been sold in Europe and 5 million globally since its launch. 3) Still unmistakably Qashqai the new version sports sharper lines and a more modern edgy look. A slightly increased...

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Volkswagen ID.3 1st Edition 
Nov25

Volkswagen ID.3 1st Edition 

Is this the most important car Volkswagen has launched since the Golf in 1974? asks Geraldine Herbert Why you will like it? Volkswagen’s Golf-sized family hatch is the first in a family of ID-badged next-generation electric cars. Is it a looker? Gone are the days when electric cars looked weird and worthy the ID 3 is a very stylish good looking hatchback that actually looks far better in reality than photos might suggest. How...

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Nissan Juke 1.0 litre Turbo SVE Manual
Nov16

Nissan Juke 1.0 litre Turbo SVE Manual

The love it or hate it bold, distinctive design, may have given way to a more mature look but can the Nissan Juke still stand out from the crowd? asks Geraldine Herbert Why you will like it? The original Juke was a game-changer and spawned a whole new generation of small crossovers but it was never the most practical. The new grown-up version address those niggly flaws. Is it a looker? The polarising looks of the first Juke may have...

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Honda e
Nov12

Honda e

The Honda e oozes personality with its virtual fish but you will need to splash out writes Geraldine Herbert Why you will like it? Watch faces light up and heads turn when you tootle by in the new Honda e. Is it a looker? Honda’s first all-electric car has a distinctly retro yet futuristic vibe, but it’s the little details like the signature front and rear lights and flush door handles that catch attention. Even with Covid...

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Ford Puma ST-Line X
Nov11

Ford Puma ST-Line X

Ford’s big cat is back and it is set to trouble rivals writes Geraldine Herbert Why you will like it? With good looks, a small engine and fuel-sipping hybrid technology what’s not to like about Ford’s new baby SUV? It joins the likes of the Nissan Juke, Skoda Kamiq and Volkswagen T-Roc in this fashionable sector of the car market. Is it a looker? Stylish, sporty and seductive we particularly like the low sloping...

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SEAT Leon 1.5TSI 150hp Xcellence
Nov09

SEAT Leon 1.5TSI 150hp Xcellence

Practical and fun to drive, there is lots to like about the new SEAT Leon writes Suzanne Keane What is it? I was a huge fan of the first SEAT Leon but they certainly lost their way with its replacement in 2005. The 3rd generation was a huge improvement harking back to the good old days and while this new Leon is more spacious and practical it doesn’t seem to have lost its spark. Who is it aimed at? The Leon offers the benefits of a...

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