Peugeot 3008 GT
Jun25

Peugeot 3008 GT

The Peugeot 3008 was recently crowned European Car of the Year 2017 so is it a worthy winner asks Hannah Gordon What is it? The Peugeot 3008 is a mid sized cross over with plenty of new tech, it even won European Car of the Year in 2017 so I am expecting great things.   Who is it aimed at? Its a trendy looking car with amples of useable space and practicality, it would suit a growing family or young couple looking to upgrade from...

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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 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 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 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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Overloading your Car
Jun05

Overloading your Car

Suzanne Keane advises that when it comes to your car less is most definitely more We’ve all seen those photos of overloaded cars online  – and of course that famous Mr. Bean scene….. But is there a limit to what you can put in your car and what could actually go wrong? It’s tempting to start loading up the back seat once the boot is full but make sure you can still see out all the windows clearly and that nothing can fly forward...

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