Updated: 25/09/16 : 11:21:24
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Sligo dealers keep the sunny side up

Newly-appointed Mercedes-Benz main dealers for Sligo and the North-West, Neil and Kevin Connolly of Connolly Motor Group, keep the sunny side up as they welcome the new drop-top C-Class Cabriolet on to the Irish market. Now in dealer showrooms priced from €54,580, the two-door, open-top cabriolet comes with a comfort package that extends the summer motoring season into autumn and beyond. Features include an electric draught stop [...]  Read More...

Updated: 25/09/16 : 11:26:39
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SEAT - Ateca X-Perience revealed

SEAT presents the Ateca X-Perience at the 2016 Paris Motor Show, a development exercise that showcases the possibilities of the SEAT Ateca family while highlighting its most adventurous, off-road essence, pushing all conventional boundaries.The Ateca X-Perience features greater ground clearance, a firm suspension setup, all-road tyres, new bumpers, scratch-resistant paint, exclusive 18 inch alloy wheels, 190 hp 2.0 TDI engine, 7-speed [...]  Read More...

Updated: 06/07/16 : 13:05:31
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ŠKODA introduces new 1.0TSI petrol engine

ŠKODA Ireland have announced that they will introduce a new 1.0TSI petrol engine in their Octavia model this July. Not only will this be the first time a three cylinder engine will be used in the Octavia; ŠKODA will be the first brand in the Volkswagen Group to launch this particular engine on the MQB platform. Turbo charging will result in a healthy 115bhp power output form this unit. Exact figures have yet to be confirmed however significant [...]  Read More...

Updated: 06/07/16 : 13:12:28
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161 registrations top 100,000 up 23%

The Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) issued the official 161 car sales figures for the first half of the year. New car registrations were up + 23% (101,338) ahead on the same period last year (82,337) while the month of June saw an increase of 12% (1,626) compared to June 2015 (1,448).In the business sector Light Commercial Vehicles (LCV), are currently up 9% (867) on June last year (799) and year to date are up 26% [...]  Read More...