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All-new Suzuki Jimmy – Probably the best small 4WD vehicle

Ever since the first Jimny made its debut in April 1970, it has been a masterpiece of Suzuki’s 4WD technology. It is the one and only authentic off-roader that is small and lightweight, but still retains the off-road performance desired

Mercedes-Benz celebrates multiple award victories

Mercedes-Benz has won a pair of awards at the 2018 Auto Express awards. The newly revised C-Class was named ‘Best Compact Executive Car of the Year’, while the flagship S-Class was named ‘Best Luxury Car of the Year’. The new

Nissan Qashqai is Ireland’s top selling 181 new car

The Nissan Qashqai was Ireland’s best-selling car for the 181 sales period with the 3,045 new buyers who made it their car of choice also cementing its position as the undisputed leader of its segment. The result also reaffirms the

Advanced technology sets the new Sprinter van apart

The highly advanced technology on the connected new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter has impressed judges so much that it has been crowned Van of the Year at the Auto Express Awards 2018 in the UK. The Sprinter’s ground-breaking on-board technology, including MBUX

Double awards win for Volvo’s great new generation SUV’s

Volvo’s new generation of premium SUVs have accomplished a double success at the Auto Express New Car Awards, announced recently. The new XC40 took the title of Small Premium SUV of the Year, while the XC60 with the innovative T8

Don’t let the sun’s glare keep you off the road

At the time of writing, it’s been two weeks and there’s still no sign of the sun leaving Ireland anytime soon (fingers crossed!). We’ve got our summer clothes out and are ready to take those weekend road trips to the

Time running out to buy VW Touareg N1 model

Volkswagen Ireland reminds us that the clock is ticking for anyone who wants to get a hold of the last of the Touareg N1 Commercial models, which are 5-seater commercial vehicles that offer significant savings for buyers compared to the

Impressive new Kia Ceed arrives in August

The new third generation Kia Ceed has been launched and will be on sale here in August. Prices will start at €22,695 and there are four trim levels with the price rising to €28,595 for the top specification. The new

Third lap record of ‘Type R Challenge 2018’ achieved

Following two successes in the Honda Civic ‘Type R Challenge 2018’ at the Magny-Cours and Spa-Francorchamps circuits the high-performance hatchback has set a new 2 mins 31.32 secs lap record for a front-wheel drive production car at the Silverstone GP

What heatwave, awards raining on new Ford Fiesta

The all-new Ford Fiesta continues to be popular with both the buying public and the motoring media, as it celebrates another industry award. It has just won the Auto Express ‘Supermini of the Year’ award, capping off a highly-successful first

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