SEAT Ateca 1.4
Jun20

SEAT Ateca 1.4

It seems every car maker wants a slice of the compact SUV segment and SEAT is the latest to join the competition writes Geraldine Herbert What is it?  SEAT’s first SUV has found favour with Irish buyers and already accounts for 30% of their sales this year. Styling? Outside, it is robust and handsome and SEAT have struck a nice balance  between muscular aggression and  style with the design of the Ateca. Under the Bonnet? Powering the...

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Toyota C-HR 1.2T Petrol
Jun14

Toyota C-HR 1.2T Petrol

Toyota maybe late to the small crossover party but it’s certainly gate crashing in style writes Geraldine Herbert What is it?  Toyota has finally added a small crossover to their line up to rival Seat’s Ateca, Peugeot’s 3008 and the Nissan Qashqai. C-HR stands for Coupe-High Rider and it sports a sleek coupe-shape roofline, bulging […]

Toyota maybe late to the small crossover party but it’s certainly gate crashing in style writes Geraldine Herbert What is it?  Toyota has finally added a small crossover to their line up to rival Seat’s Ateca, Peugeot’s 3008 and the Nissan Qashqai. C-HR stands for Coupe-High Rider and it sports a sleek coupe-shape roofline, bulging wheel arches and sharp creases Styling? While Lexus has been busy carving out a niche in the...

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Ten things to know about the new Citroën C3 Aircross
Jun12

Ten things to know about the new Citroën C3 Aircross

Citroën  has unveiled their new funky  crossover the C3 Aircross writes Geraldine Herbert The C3 Picasso is no more and has been transformed into a funky crossover. Key rivals include the Peugeot 2008, Nissan Juke and Renault Captur. The Citroën C3 Aircross was shown at Geneva 2017 as the Aircross concept. At 4.15m long it’s the […]

Citroën  has unveiled their new funky  crossover the C3 Aircross writes Geraldine Herbert The C3 Picasso is no more and has been transformed into a funky crossover. Key rivals include the Peugeot 2008, Nissan Juke and Renault Captur. The Citroën C3 Aircross was shown at Geneva 2017 as the Aircross concept. At 4.15m long it’s the exact same size as Peugeot’s 2008. Inside a 7″ screen controls everything from the air-conditioning to the...

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Petrolhead presents for Father’s Day
Jun11

Petrolhead presents for Father’s Day

Geraldine Herbert has rounded up a few of the best motoring-related gifts for you to spoil your dads, stepdads, granddads and husbands this year   Forgetful Dad Tired of Dad always having to scour the house for his car keys? Tile Mate is a very clever and discrete tracker that can be attached to a […]

Geraldine Herbert has rounded up a few of the best motoring-related gifts for you to spoil your dads, stepdads, granddads and husbands this year   Forgetful Dad Tired of Dad always having to scour the house for his car keys? Tile Mate is a very clever and discrete tracker that can be attached to a key ring, luggage, wallets, purses, backpacks, clothing and shares the location of things via a Smartphone or tablet. You can ring...

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First Drive: Tesla Model X
May29

First Drive: Tesla Model X

According to Tesla the Model X is the safest, fastest and most capable sport utility vehicle in history writes Geraldine Herbert What is it? The Model X from Tesla is an all-wheel drive, all-electric SUV with seating for up to 7 that will just about keep pace with a Ferrari. First impressions of the new […]

According to Tesla the Model X is the safest, fastest and most capable sport utility vehicle in history writes Geraldine Herbert What is it? The Model X from Tesla is an all-wheel drive, all-electric SUV with seating for up to 7 that will just about keep pace with a Ferrari. First impressions of the new Model X? With “falcon-wing” doors that open upwards and a windshield that sweeps from the front over the driver’s head and down to...

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