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Mercedes Benz’s new sprightly seven-seater

The new GLB crossover SUV from Mercedes Benz looks like the lovechild of an A-Class hatchback and that posterboy for rugged luxury, the G-Wagon. It’s a crossover SUV with a little more to offer than its rivals in the seating department, as it comes with a seven-seat option. That’s right boys and girls, a seven-seater…

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The Swiss army knife of cars

Renault’s versatile Megane range gets a new look for 2021 Renault’s Megane, as a car, reminds me of the Swiss army knife stand you would see at any jewellers. The range varies from a blade and a corkscrew, through a broad range of options and iterations, until you get all the way to the top…

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The GMA T50 – the hypercar everyone in the industry is talking about

Gordon Murray’s new offering promises to be the next big thing It’s rare to ask a doctor how to make money, or what is a safe investment for your money. There’s enough of us in NAMA to know we’re not the best at investments. It’s funny, but it is an occasional question I’m asked, purely…

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Another hit track from Volvo

I don’t usually love crossover SUVs because they sometimes feel like cars that don’t know exactly what they are. They’re very popular and perhaps I’m just being an automotive hipster, but it saddens me that these miniature SUVs are killing the tried and trusted fourdoor saloon. But that’s my problem. This month’s car, the Volvo’s…

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The BMW you have dreamed about becomes reality

What if I told you that you could have it all? Your cake and eat it too. A four-door, family car that looks fresh and sporty; that’s a plug-in hybrid; that produces almost 300hp; that handles like a sporty coupe and all for (potentially) less than €50,000? Oh, and did I mention it’s a BMW?…

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A smart, electric offering from Volkswagen

If you were living off the planet you have probably never heard of Covid-19 or the Volkswagen (VW) ID3. Maybe I’m exaggerating a little; one isn’t very welcome, but the other certainly is. Why 3? Because the first was the VW Beetle (total sales 23 million), the second was the Golf (total sales 35 million),…

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Who needs a Golf when you have a SEAT Leon?

When I was handed the keys to the all-new SEAT Leon, the brand-neutral delivery agent said, “it’s so good, I can’t believe Volkswagen let them build it.” Well if that isn’t high praise, I don’t know what is. I’ve been a fan of new SEATs for a number of years now; the cars have been…

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BMW’s electrified 5-Series

Morgan Flanagan Creagh The BMW 5-Series has long been a stalwart of Irish roads. A famous silhouette that adorned parking spots outside buildings through the length and breadth of this country. This year the 5-Series, will increase its hybrid offering from two to five plug-in hybrid models by November 2020. The hybrid 5-Series was the…

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Ford’s new take on its Puma

Morgan Flanagan Creagh reviews the new sporty Puma on the prowl When I was a boy, the Ford Puma was a small sports coupé, driven, predominantly, by hairdressers throughout Europe. It was one of the cars I fancied as a potential first car in my early teens as it came with an Anti-Social Behaviour Order…

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MINI’s new Countryman has all bases covered

Morgan Flanagan Creagh reviews the latest range of Countryman offerings from Mini It’s been a very long time since the Mini was actually mini and the beefed-up Countryman is the biggest of the range. The big Mini has had some design updates for 2020 and a plug-in hybrid system. It’s also available with two petrol…

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