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  • NEXT GENERATION FORD FIESTA – WORLD’S MOST TECHNOLOGICALLY ADVANCED SMALL CAR – DELIVERS FOUR DISTINCTIVE PERSONALITIES

    Nov 30, 2016

    Next-gen Ford Fiesta – the world’s most technologically advanced small car – offers expanded range with upscale Vignale, sporty ST-Line, stylish Titanium and Active crossover Fiesta is first Ford with Pedestrian Detection that can help prevent collisions at night; Active Park Assist with brake interventions to prevent low-speed bumps when parking hands-free Fiesta also is […]

    BIG VALUE IN A SMALL PACKAGE: ALL-NEW FORD KA+ OFFERS OUTSTANDING SPACE, ECONOMY AND DRIVING FUN

    Nov 30, 2016

    Ford introduces the all-new KA+ 5-door hatchback, which delivers outstanding interior space, fuel efficiency and fun-to-drive dynamics at an affordable price The KA+ cabin provides space for five passengers with class-leading front headroom and rear legroom, plus 21 stowage locations, within a sub-4 metre total length New 1.2-litre Duratec petrol engine with twin-independent variable camshaft […]

    MERCEDES-BENZ PRICE ANNOUNCEMENT

    Nov 19, 2016

        10% REDUCTION BEING APPLIED ACROSS THE NEW CAR MODEL RANGE   Mercedes-Benz in Ireland has announced that it is introducing a 10% reduction in the price of all Mercedes-Benz passenger cars with immediate effect.   The reduction, which will apply for a limited period, will be implemented evenly across all models and all […]

    MERCEDES-BENZ SETS DATE FOR E-CLASS ESTATE ARRIVAL

    Nov 19, 2016

        An approximate date of 14th Nov has been set for the arrival here of the new Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate, first shown to international media some weeks ago.   Now in its sixth-generation, this new model is one of three new Mercedes-Benz introductions set to launch here before year-end, others being the new C-Class […]

    MOTORISTS RESEARCH ONLINE BUT BUY OFFLINE – MICHELIN RESEARCH SHOWS

    Nov 19, 2016

      According to research conducted in the UK by tyre maker Michelin, seven in every 10 motorists now commence their auto-related purchase process online.   Of these, the largest proportion goes online to research their tyre choice options – before deciding to buy offline.   This rise in the importance and use of e-commerce is […]

    POLO BEATS HITS THE RIGHT NOTE.

    Nov 19, 2016

        Polo beats costs €20,120 Available for a limited time only 300-watt audio system 16-inch alloy wheels Free Insurance A genuine trendsetter with rich sound is making its debut in the small car segment. The Polo beats features a 300 W premium sound system from the audio specialists Beats Audio, promising a state-of-the-art sound […]

    Warranty on a used Bugatti Veyron.

    Nov 8, 2016

          Warrantywise has revealed details on its most expensive cover to-date: a warranty for one of the world’s fastest and most advanced cars, the Bugatti Veyron Due to be sold by Tom Hartley, Britain’s premier high-end car dealer, the Veyron will come with a twelve-month Warrantywise warranty included The million-pound supercar will be […]

    Fiat Tipo Hatchback and Station Wagon go on sale in Ireland with prices starting from €17,995.

    Nov 7, 2016

          Details of the Fiat Tipo Hatchback and Station Wagon body styles are now confirmed for Ireland Both body styles of new Fiat Tipo offer exceptional roominess and practicality with class leading legroom and boot space Five engines available, two diesel and three petrol, with automatic and dual-clutch transmission available High standard Irish […]

    IRELAND’S MOTORING JOURNALISTS CROWN THE MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS IRISH CAR OF THE YEAR 2017

    Nov 7, 2016

    The Irish Car of the Year Awards in association with Continental tyres took place on the night of, October 27th, at the Powerscourt Hotel, Enniskerry.     Journalists from Print, online and broadcasting hosted a gala black-tie event attended by Ireland’s leading car brands, importers, distributors & other motoring dignitaries.   Mercedes-Benz took the top […]

    The New Citroën C3

    Nov 7, 2016

    PRICING ANNOUNCED & ORDERS NOW OPEN     The New Citroën C3, which offers a breath of fresh air to the supermini segment is nowavailable to order in Ireland. Starting at just €15,490 the New Citroën C3 is set to shake-up the market with its highly customisable character and the very latest automotivetechnologies, including a […]

    Audi S5 Cabriolet with 354hp V6 turbocharged engine and quattro® drive.

    Nov 7, 2016

      Sporty, elegant design with a larger interior and even more comfort and convenience, including a fully automatic acoustic hood as standard The latest Audi technology, including seat belt microphones, up to thirty different driver assistance systems and Audi virtual cockpit Audi S5 Cabriolet with 354hp V6 turbocharged engine and quattro® drive Arrives in Irish […]

    ŠKODA Ireland introduce Sportline trim level to the Superb model

    Nov 7, 2016

        The Superb Sportline builds on the success of the Octavia Sportline launched in July Today, ŠKODA Ireland have announced the introduction of the new Superb Sportline model as part of their 2017 model line-up which offers customers a range of sporty aesthetics combined with related sporty driving dynamics.   The new Superb Sportline […]

    FORD 171 ‘REAL DEAL’ EVENT: PRICE REDUCTIONS AND NEW 7-YEAR WARRANTY

    Nov 7, 2016

    As the 171 January new car market draws near, Ford has announced an exciting range of offers as part of the company’s ‘171 Real Deal’ sales event that include a super low finance offer of 0% and reductions on some of Ireland’s best-selling cars, plus a new 7-year warranty. The 171 Real Deal event includes […]

    NEW FORD KUGA OFFERS CUTTING-EDGE FEATURES TO HELP DRIVERS STAY CONNECTED, COMFORTABLE, SAFE AND STYLISH ON THE ROAD

    Nov 7, 2016

    New Ford Kuga SUV offers technology that enables drivers to voice activate apps from their smartphone, park hands-free in side-by-side spaces and avoid collisions Sporty exterior features bold new trapezoidal grille, new headlights incorporating LED daytime running lights, and new colours Guard Grey and vibrant Copper Pulse Ford’s 120 PS 1.5-litre TDCi diesel engine delivers […]

    FORD UNVEILS NEXT-GEN TECHNOLOGIES FOR STRESS-FREE PARKING, STEERING AROUND COLLISIONS AND DETECTING CYCLISTS

    Nov 7, 2016

      Ford investments in next-gen driver assist technology to deliver new features that make parking less stressful and enable drivers to park in spaces they wouldn’t otherwise consider Further new technologies help drivers steer around slow or stopping vehicles in emergencies, detect cyclists in the road ahead, and prevent drivers going the wrong way down […]

    EXCLUSIVE VIDEO TECHNOLOGY GIVES AUDI IRELAND CUSTOMERS VIRTUAL HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE WITH LATEST MODELS

    Nov 7, 2016

      The technology, Audi Live, is a first for any car brand in Ireland and the UK Audi Live lets customers interact with customer representatives from the comfort of their own home and explore Audi models in detail “Audi Live underscores the brand’s commitment to innovation and premium customer experience”     Audi Live, a […]

    ŠKODA Ireland are delighted to announce that George Corbett Motors are the newly appointed sales and aftersales dealer for ŠKODA in Waterford.

    Nov 7, 2016

        Based on the Cork Road in Waterford, George Corbett’s purpose-built facility was redeveloped in the last number of months to accommodate the arrival of the ever-expanding range of ŠKODA vehicles. The expansion, combined with the arrival of ŠKODA, will facilitate up to 10 new jobs over the next 12 months across sales, aftersales […]

    Toyota goes NUTS at Sema with the 220mph SUV.

    Nov 7, 2016

        Toyota Rocks SEMA with 220 MPH Twin Turbo Land Speed Cruiser Land Speed Cruiser—It’s pretty and sleek on the outside but it’s what’s on the inside that counts here. Twin Garrett turbos under the hood make for astounding news. They’re breathing in to a fully built 5.7-liter Toyota V8 getting power to the […]

    510hp 5.0-liter V8 supercharged Range Rover Sport the king of the hill

    Nov 7, 2016

        Ultimate luxury performance SUV tackles the legendary Inferno downhill ski course in Mürren, Switzerland “Toughest ever route” for British racing driver and ex-‘Stig’, Ben Collins Fearsome 9.25 mile test completed in 21min 36sec at up to 96mph 510hp 5.0-liter V8 supercharged Range Rover Sport the king of the hill Watch the challenge here: […]

    Rally America champion David Higgins and former four-time Rally America Champion Travis Pastrana will return to Subaru Rally Team USA to support factory race efforts in stage rally.

    Nov 7, 2016

      Subaru of America confirmed today that defending eight-time Rally America champion David Higgins and former four-time Rally America Champion Travis Pastrana will return to Subaru Rally Team USA to support factory race efforts in stage rally. The duo will compete in the newly formed 2017 American Rally Association (ARA) National Championship behind the wheel […]

    IRISH PRICING AND AVAILABILITY ANNOUNCED FOR AUDI’S ALL-NEW COMPACT SUV – THE Q2

    Oct 29, 2016

        All-new Audi Q2 available in dealerships from this weekend; Five engine options available, including the 1.6 TDI 110 bhp SE starting from €32,490; Q2 available in two trim lines: SE includes cruise control and smartphone interface; S-Line trim includes LED headlights and sport suspension; The Q2 sports a striking look that melds coupé-style […]

    Karl Henry Official Brand Ambassador for the SEAT Ateca.

    Oct 28, 2016

        SEAT Ireland has joined forces with renowned fitness expert, broadcaster, author and columnist Karl Henry appointing him as the official brand ambassador for the all new SEAT Ateca, SEAT’s first ever SUV model.   Speaking at the announcement, Karl Henry commented: “I really am thrilled to join forces with SEAT and become the official […]

    BE SAFE, BE SEEN ON ROADS AS DARKER WEATHER SETS IN

    Oct 28, 2016

      As the colder, darker weather descends, mobility solutions specialist, easytrip, Ireland’s only electronic parking and tolling tag provider, is reminding drivers to prepare before setting out on the road in advance of the clocks going back at the end of October.   The combination of longer hours of darkness and tougher driving conditions that […]

    SEAT has launched details of its sensational 171 offers.

    Oct 27, 2016

        0% finance available on selected Ibiza and Leon models Finance from as low as 2.9% on the all new SEAT Ateca Plus up to €4,000 scrappage on Leon Range and €2,500 on Ibiza range   SEAT has launched details of its sensational 171 offers which will be available across its 22 strong dealer […]

    New Volvo S90 Test it at OPEN WEEK.

    Oct 27, 2016

        S90 Test drives are now available in your local Volvo Dealership The Volvo Open Week will commence the 24th October to 30th October   Volvo Car Ireland will host an Open Week in dealerships from the 24th – 30th of October to showcase the range of Volvo Cars and provide customers with an […]

    Wales Rally GB last chance this year to see Kris, Paul and Craig.

    Oct 27, 2016

        Legendary Welsh forests await Dayinsure Wales Rally GB stars Newly-crowned World Champion tops star-studded entry WRC action returns to England for first time since 1999 Special Group B Showcase at Cholmondeley Castle RallyFest stage Tickets on sale from £20, children go FREE as half-term treat The legendary Welsh forests are ready to welcome […]

    Alfa Romeo Giulia pricing starts from €39,995

    Oct 24, 2016

        The all-new Alfa Romeo Giulia pricing starts from €39,995 Built around Alfa Romeo’s all-new rear-wheel drive architecture, with perfect 50/50 weight distribution and distinctive Italian styling Euro NCAP Five Star rating – highest ever score for adult occupant protection Five trim levels available: Giulia, Super, Super Sport, Super Lux and the range-topping Giulia […]

    Got a spare £12,500 to spend learning to drive on ICE !!!!!!!!!!!!

    Oct 24, 2016

        Pure McLaren announces its first ice driving experience – Pure McLaren Arctic Experience Set 200 miles into the Arctic Circle in one of the most expansive winter testing facilities in the world The only winter driving experience to feature the McLaren Sports Series   Pure McLaren has announced its inaugural ice driving experience, […]

    HYUNDAI MOTORSPORT PREVIEWS 2017 WRC CHALLENGER

    Oct 23, 2016

         Hyundai Motorsport’s 2017 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) challenger is being previewed at the Paris Motor Show in France The new car is based on a three-door Hyundai i20 WRC and has been developed in line with new WRC regulations Hyundai Motorsport is aiming for the podium in this weekend’s Tour de Corse-Rallye […]

    SPORTY, AGILE AND VERSATILE: THE NEW GTC4LUSSO T

    Oct 23, 2016

              The first Ferrari V8-engined four-seater World Premier of the GTC4Lusso T at the Paris Motor Show Paris, 29 September 2016 – Following on from the success of GTC4Lusso, which raised the performance bar for Ferrari’s traditional four-seater  V12 GTs, the Prancing Horse announces the arrival of the new GTC4Lusso T, […]

    LaFerrari Aperta.

    Oct 23, 2016

            The World Premiere at the Paris Motor Show Technological excellence, performance, style, exclusivity. These are Ferrari’s unique core values which are perfectly represented by the car launched to mark the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the company. Designed for Ferrari’s most passionate clients, the LaFerrari Aperta is the new limited-edition […]

    World premiere for the all-new Rio

    Oct 22, 2016

      Upgrades to the Soul range include design and technology enhancements Kia launches powerful new 204 ps Soul SX New exterior and interior design for Carens with new technologies   The new Kia Rio makes its world debut in Paris today at the 2016 Mondial de l’Automobile. Alongside the Rio, Kia is also introducing the […]

    NISSAN MICRA GEN5: THE REVOLUTION HAS BEGUN

    Oct 22, 2016

            Micra re-invented brings new levels of dynamism, style, and technology to the B-segment Striking design epitomises Nissan’s fresh approach to Micra Nissan Intelligent Mobility comes to life with advanced technology from higher segments, including Intelligent Emergency Braking and Lane Departure Prevention as part of Nissan Intelligent Mobility Downsized drivetrains and advanced […]

    VOLKSWAGEN COMMERCIAL VEHICLES

    Oct 22, 2016

          350,800 vehicles delivered worldwide Significant increase in Western Europe (+14.4 per cent) Double-digit increases for the T model range (+17.3 per cent) and Caddy series (+12 per cent)   Hannover, 12 October 2016 – Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles delivered 350,800 light commercial vehicles to customers around the world from January through September 2016. […]

    BOLD AND SOPHISTICATED STYLING AND TURBO ENGINE POWER RESTATE THE ALL-NEW CR-V AS THE OUTRIGHT BENCHMARK COMPACT SUV

    Oct 21, 2016

      America’s Best-Selling SUV gains more powerful turbo engine offering class-leading fuel efficiency Honda Sensing™ technology now standard on EX and higher trims New Display Audio featuring Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ More premium interior boasts larger cabin with best-in-class rear seat legroom and larger, more versatile cargo space DETROIT – Honda has pulled the […]

    The history of this German bestseller features many record breaking milestones

    Oct 21, 2016

          The history of this German bestseller features many record breaking milestones For 42 years a Golf has been sold every 40 seconds around the world   Wolfsburg, 13 October 2016– The countdown has begun: in early November, Volkswagen will be introducing a major update for its most successful model – the Golf. This best […]

    Jeep becomes first automaker to create a pop-up dealership, reachable only in a 4×4 vehicle.

    Oct 21, 2016

            Dealership’ popped up on the cliff edge of Robin Hood’s Bay in the North York Moors National Park Jeep 75th edition Grand Cherokee towed the three and half tonne ‘dealership’ off-road to the bay Full 75th Anniversary range on show throughout: Grand Cherokee, Cherokee, Wrangler, Renegade, and the historic Willys Jeep […]

    IRISH PRICING AND SPECIFICATION ANNOUNCED FOR NEW CITROËN C4 PICASSO & NEW GRAND C4 PICASSO

    Oct 20, 2016

                New Citroën C4 Picasso and New Grand C4 Picasso are on sale now, bringing even more style and comfort to the MPV segment leader and Ireland’s top selling 7-seater.   New C4 Picasso range boasts a distinctively Citroën front end, new lighting surrounds and 3D effect rear lights The […]

    CITROËN C4 CACTUS RIP CURL SPECIAL EDITION ARRIVES IN IRISH SHOWROOMS

    Oct 20, 2016

              Citroën’s New C4 Cactus Rip Curl Special Edition has arrived in Irish showrooms and is available to order now with pricing starting at €23,995. The new Special Editionintroduces Grip Control to the C4 Cactus range for the very first time and features RipCurl inspired styling elements to emphasise the adventurous […]

    UPDATED 2017 MAZDA3 PRICING ANNOUNCED

    Oct 20, 2016

              The 2017 Mazda3 receives styling enhancements, new technology and an upgraded interior. Features premiere of G-Vectoring Control, the first SKYACTIV-VEHICLE DYNAMICS system. Powertrain line-up enhanced with the introduction of the efficient 2.0-litre SYACTIV-G 120ps. The 2017 Mazda3 range, available in 4 Powertrains, is priced from €23,295.   Dublin, 12th October […]

    Mazda Ireland announces pricing and specification for the all-new Mazda MX-5 RF

    Oct 19, 2016

    Dublin, Ireland, 10/10/2016   With production having started at Mazda’s Ujina Plant in Hiroshima Japan, the all-new Mazda MX-5 RF Retractable Fastback will go on sale in Ireland in January 2017.  With the first cars produced heading to Europe and North America, Irish drivers will be able to get behind the wheel of Mazda’s exciting […]

    Moffett Masters Limerick Forests as Desi Takes Title Lead!

    Oct 19, 2016

    Valvoline Motorsport Ireland National Forest Championship Round Six Josh Moffett/Emmet Sherry  Ford Fiesta R5 1st The Limerick Forest Rally, the penultimate round of the 2016 Valvoline Motorsport Ireland National Forest Rally Championship was always going to be an important one as the title chase nears it’s end. Whilst Josh Moffett scored a fabulous victory in […]

    THE BENGALA F12 CABALLERÍA: FOR WHEN A SIMPLE F12 IS NOT EXCLUSIVE ENOUGH

    Oct 15, 2016

      Bengala Privilege Program from the Spanish design house Bengala First offering: the F12 Caballería, of which only ten made worldwide 100% carbon fibre   11 October 2016, Madrid, Spain – European design house Bengala Automotive introduces its brand new Privilege Program with the launch of the F12 Caballería, a bespoke carbon fibre creation based […]

    HONEY, WHERE’D YOU PARK THE CAR? HOW AN OPTICAL ILLUSION HELPS STOP ‘SELFIE SPIES’ STEALING FORD’S SECRET CAR DESIGNS

    Oct 15, 2016

        Ford wraps future cars in mind-bending 3D “Brick” camouflage to create an optical illusion that makes it difficult to focus on the prototype cars hidden beneath Inspired by popular online illusions, chaotic cylinders make it harder for industry spies to discern new  design features, from cars spotted on the road, or in selfies […]

    CHRIS FORSBERG BECOMES THE FIRST THREE-TIME FORMULA DRIFT WORLD CHAMPION IN HIS NISSAN 370Z

    Oct 14, 2016

          Under the smoke and lights of Irwindale Speedway in California, Chris Forsberg became the first three-time Formula Drift World Champion. This achievement comes after a record-setting season, with Forsberg taking six consecutive podiums in his Nissan 370Z.   While Forsberg led the championship standings over 2015 Champion Fredric Aasbo coming into the […]

    HYUNDAI TEAMS WITH ROCKSTAR PERFORMANCE GARAGE TO CREATE NITROUS-BASED ROCKSTAR SANTA FE CONCEPT FOR 2016 SEMA SHOW

    Oct 14, 2016

        Hyundai Motor America and Rockstar Performance Garage have partnered to develop a nitrous-powered Santa Fe CUV capable of serious off-roading while conveying the iconic Rockstar design attitude. Rockstar is world-renowned for the boundless energy it brings to any product concept or event, and the Rockstar Santa Fe Concept follows that reputation, with a […]

    The Gurnade Veloster Concept !!!!!!!!!!!!

    Oct 14, 2016

            Hyundai Motor America and Gurnade Inc. combined talents to develop the race-ready Gurnade Veloster Concept for the 2016 SEMA show. takes the fundamentally-aggressive stance of the Veloster and magnifies it further with integrated flares, front splitter, racing canards, three-piece lightweight forged wheels and a custom rear spoiler. “Gurnade has always been […]

    ROLLS-ROYCE VISION NEXT 100 MAKES NORTH AMERICAN DEBUT

    Oct 13, 2016

            103EX – the future of luxury MOBILITY – arrives in North America “Today, Rolls-Royce, the world’s leading luxury brand, has defined the future of luxury mobility. The Grand Arrival of the Rolls-Royce VISION NEXT 100 boldly points to a bright future for our marque where our patrons’ individual demands for complete […]

    NEW ALFA MITO CREATES WORK OF ART CAPTURED BY iPHONE 7

    Oct 13, 2016

        new Alfa MiTo in the UK, Alfa Romeo pushed the performance of its stylish three door supermini to the limit with a driving challenge with a twist A masked pro-driver used Alfa Romeo’s exclusive D.N.A driving mode selector to create a MiTo Work of Art, all captured using the new dual camera on […]

    Global debut of the new large SUV by ŠKODA

    Oct 13, 2016

    New large SUV by ŠKODA rolling into spotlight for first time Revealing in Berlin’s power plant attended by approximately 800 international guests New ŠKODA KODIAQ starting brand’s extensive SUV offensive   followed by a spectacular show set in the Berlin power plant the new ŠKODA KODIAQ has officially been rolled into the spotlight.   The […]

    Over a third of Irish motorists tidy out and clean their car once a month

    Oct 13, 2016

              Mobility solutions specialist, easytrip, Ireland’s only electronic parking and tolling tag provider, has revealed that over a third of Irish motorists tidy out and clean their car once a month, with Saturday being the most popular day of the week for washing their vehicle.   Top items found in car […]

    JIMMY McRAE TURNS THE CLOCK BACK 40 YEARS

    Oct 11, 2016

          Scottish rallying legend returns four decades after his Rally GB debut As in 1976, McRae back behind the wheel of Vauxhall Magnum  Catch the action with advance tickets on sale from as little as £20, kids go FREE   This month’s Dayinsure Wales Rally GB (27-30 October) will mark a very special […]

    I have No idea what VW are up to.

    Oct 11, 2016

        An ambassador: the I.D. is the first Volkswagen of a new fleet of electric cars It runs and runs: the I.D. has a range of 400 to 600 kilometres Ready for the future: the I.D. concept car demonstrates a fully automated mode for the year 2025 Key facts – the I.D. in keywords […]

    All-new Q5

    Oct 11, 2016

        All-new Q5: Second generation Q5 SUV looks to further build on its success Launching in Ireland in early 2017 New RS3 Saloon: powered by 2.5 TFSI aluminium engine with 400 hp and 480 Nm torque, most powerful five-cylinder engine on world market   Dublin/Paris, 29 September 2016—Audi unveiled the new second generation Q5 […]

    Ford Ireland unveiled the most powerful Fiesta.

    Oct 11, 2016

        New 200 PS Fiesta ST200 version of the acclaimed Fiesta ST hot hatch delivers 10 per cent more power and 20 per cent more torque; sprints 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph) in 6.7 seconds As Fiesta celebrates 40 years in production, most powerful production model ever features optimised ST chassis with revised suspension and […]

    Audi unveiled the new second generation Q5 SUV

    Oct 11, 2016

      Audi unveiled the new second generation Q5 SUV and the new sporty RS3 Saloon to international audiences for the first time at the Paris Motor Show.   All-new Q5: Second generation Q5 SUV looks to further build on its success Launching in Ireland in early 2017 New RS3 Saloon: powered by 2.5 TFSI aluminium […]

    Fiesta At 40

    Oct 11, 2016

          Following a nationwide search, Ford Ireland has crowned a 1978 Ford Fiesta owned by John Egan (from Tuam, Co. Galway) as the oldest Fiesta in Ireland. The search for the oldest Fiesta is part of Ford’s celebration activities to mark 40 Years since the 1976 launch of the Ford Fiesta in Europe. […]

    MOTOR INDUSTRY CALLS FOR ACTION ON INSURANCE COSTS AND UNDERLINES THE IMPORTANCE OF STABILITY AHEAD OF BUDGET 2017

    Oct 11, 2016

      MOTOR INDUSTRY CALLS FOR ACTION ON INSURANCE COSTS AND UNDERLINES THE IMPORTANCE OF STABILITY AHEAD OF BUDGET 2017   The Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) today issued the official car sales figures for the month of September which saw 162 registrations decrease by -1.4% (4,698) compared to September 2015 (4,766). Total New […]

    2 Irish Drivers and an Irish Co Driver Lead Citroen Challange for WRC Glory

    Oct 11, 2016

    Just a few days after the Citroën C3 WRC concept car was unveiled at the Paris Motor Show, Citroën Racing has announced the crews that will be competing for the team in the next two seasons of the FIA World Rally Championship. Already confirmed to drive for the team until 2018, Kris Meeke/Paul Nagle will […]

    C3 WRC Concept

    Oct 11, 2016

      Citroën Racing is getting ready for its big comeback to the FIA World Rally Championship, bringing with it a new challenge and adventure for a race team with renowned expertise. It is also an other way for the brand to support the launch of the New C3: an energetic car with a unique shape […]

    How close will Citroens 2017 WRC challenger look to the C3 WRC Concept.

    Oct 11, 2016

      Citroën Racing is getting ready for its big comeback to the FIA World Rally Championship, bringing with it a new challenge and adventure for a race team with renowned expertise. It is also an other way for the brand to support the launch of the New C3: an energetic car with a unique shape […]

    DAYINSURE WALES RALLY GB ADVENTURE BLASTS OFF IN BRENIG

    Sep 25, 2016

      It’s official: the 2016 edition of Dayinsure Wales Rally GB is now firmly within view, with a busy media preview at the picturesque Brenig Reservoir today (22 September) revving attendees into a frenzy as one of the world’s most spectacular sports returns to the famous Welsh forests.     In what is Wales’ official Year […]

    C3 WRC CONCEPT CAR: START YOUR ENGINES

    Sep 25, 2016

          Citroën Racing is getting ready for its big comeback to the FIA World Rally Championship, bringing with it a new challenge and adventure for a team with renowned expertise. It is also another way for the brand to support the launch of New Citroën C3: an energetic car with a unique shape […]

    328 KM/H! – THE WORLD’S FASTEST BEETLE

    Sep 25, 2016

          Wolfsburg, 19 September 2016 – A specially-tuned Volkswagen Beetle has set a new speed record at the World of Speed event that has long been a tradition at Lake Bonneville in Utah (USA). The Beetle LSR (Land Speed Record) with a turbocharged 2.0-litre direct-injection engine (TSI) drove the fastest speed ever documented […]

    LIFELINE LAUNCH BREAKTHROUGH NEW FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM

    Sep 25, 2016

            Following the successful introduction of the Lifeline Zero 3620 fire suppression system, Lifeline has launched the new Zero 3620 Fire marshal, a further development of the original system, designed to meet the increase in demand as more categories are required to use systems approved to the FIA 8865 suppression standard.   […]

    Elfyn Evans puts icing on BRC title with classic Rally Isle of Man win

    Sep 20, 2016

          Elfyn Evans and co-driver Craig Parry won the 138.com Rally Isle of Man this weekend (15/17 September) after a gruelling three-day encounter over the classic Manx Tarmac roads.   The Welsh duo were once again the class of the field taking the lead on the second stage of the rally, holding their […]

    AUDI READY FOR 24 HOURS OF SPA

    Aug 2, 2016

          Audi is pleased with its own performance after the super pole qualifying session for 24 Hours of Spa. Following impeccable and thorough preparation, the brand with the four rings presents itself as the second-best manufacturer in the field of the eleven automotive brands.   In his home round, Laurens Vanthoor achieved the […]

    GORDON SHEDDEN SEALS LAST-GASP VICTORY

    Aug 2, 2016

      Turkington and Jackson also win on dramatic day at Snetterton       Reigning champion Gordon Shedden claimed a last-gasp victory to end a breathless day of BTCC racing at Snetterton, which also included wins for Colin Turkington and Mat Jackson.   Halfords Yuasa Racing’s Shedden had already secured Honda’s first pole position in more […]

    DRAMA AT THE SUZUKA 8 HOURS FOR HONDA ENDURANCE RACING

    Aug 1, 2016

            Today the 39th “Coca-Cola Zero” Suzuka 8 Hours got underway at 11.30am local time at Honda’s home circuit, Suzuka in Japan. The Honda Endurance Racing team started the historic event from 24th place on the grid after a mixed start to the weekend.   Freddy Foray started the race for the […]

    TRIUMPH MOTORCYCLES CONFIRMS NEW WORLD LAND SPEED RECORD ATTEMPT

    Aug 1, 2016

        Triumph Motorcycles, the iconic British motorcycle brand, has confirmed that it will return to the legendary salt flats of Bonneville, USA, in August 2016 to break the motorcycle world land speed record. Triumph’s aim is to exceed the current record that stands at 376.363 mph, using its purpose built 1,000 bhp Triumph Infor […]

    MAGNIFICENT MEEKE

    Jul 31, 2016

        Kris Meeke & Paul Nagle have just won rally Finland in there Citroen DS3 WRC with his teammate and fellow Irishman Craig Breen and Scott Martin finishing on the podium in third place. This is a fantastic result for both drivers, for Kris and Paul, it cements their position as one of the […]

    Seeded Entry List | Stonethrowers Stages Rally

    Jul 31, 2016

    Photo Credit: Michael O’ Sullivan The Stonethrowers stages Rally takes place on the 7th of August 2016 | Round 6 – National Rally Championship Round 5 – South East Stages Rally Championship. Top 20 | Main Field 1 Sam Moffett/Karl Atkinson | Ford Fiesta R5 2 Roy White/James O’Brien | Ford Fiesta WRC 3 Declan […]

    The Crafted Furniture & Joinery Jim Walsh Cork Forest Rally

    Jul 31, 2016

    Photo Credit: Pablo Photography   It’s nearly time for one of the best rallies of the year!!! The Official Media Launch of The Crafted  Furniture & Joinery Jim Walsh Cork Forest Rally takes place in the Roundabout Inn, Mallow, Co Cork at 8 o’clock next Tuesday the 26th.All are welcome and over the years it’s been […]

    CITROËN INSPIRES WORLD’S FIRST RETRACTABLE SUNROOF ON EMIRATES STADIUM

    Apr 6, 2016

        Citroën and Arsenal Football Club today announce a unique new partnership, never seen before in sport. The French car manufacturer, known for its creative approach to technology and innovation, has inspired Arsenal Football Club to install the world’s first retractable sunroof at the club’s Emirates Stadium. Inspired by the Citroën C1 Airscape roof, […]

    WIRELESS CHARGING AND DOUBLE RANGE COULD MAKE PLUGGING-IN AND FILLING-UP A THING OF THE PAST

    Apr 5, 2016

            Motorists buying new electric vehicles (EVs) could benefit from recharging their cars using easy and convenient wireless charging technology in 10 years, reports Go Ultra Low – the government and auto industry-backed communications body. Together with existing cost-saving benefits and the great driving experience, the ever extending range of electric vehicles […]

    BRITISH RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP RETURNS TO THE EMERALD ISLE

    Apr 4, 2016

              Circuit of Ireland Entry List   The MSA British Rally Championship returns to the iconic Circuit of Ireland next weekend (8/9 April) following a 25-year absence, with the best of British stars going head-to-head with the best in Ireland and Europe over 200 kilometres of closed road action.   After […]

    FIAT PROFESSIONAL UNVEILS NEW FIORINO: THE VAN BUILT FOR THE CITY

    Apr 3, 2016

            With over 370,000 units sold since it was first launched, the model that invented the small van segment is being refreshed for 2016 to consolidate its market position and offer even more to the professional user:  The New FIAT Fiorino retains the compact dimensions that make it perfect for use in […]

    MAZDA DEBUTS NEW MX-5 WITH RETRACTABLE HARDTOP

    Mar 25, 2016

        23 March 2016. Mazda revealed the Mazda MX-5 RF (“retractable fastback”) today on the eve of the New York International Auto Show. The latest version of the legendary sports car offers a new dimension of open-top driving fun while at the same time staying true to the purpose of Mazda’s previous retractable hardtop […]

    WORLD PREMIERE OF THE MERCEDES-BENZ GLC COUPÉ: SPORTS COUPÉ MEETS “G”

    Mar 24, 2016

          The dynamic-expressive styling of the GLC Coupé concept was a centre of attention at its world premiere in 2015 in Shanghai. It unites the typical stylistic elements of a coupé with the design language of current SUV models. Just one year later, this promise has become a reality: the new GLC Coupé […]

    THE MY17 NISSAN GT-R, ARMED WITH A FRESH LOOK AND MORE POWER, DEBUTS AT THE NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW

    Mar 24, 2016

        Nissan unveiled the new MY17 GT-R at the New York International Auto Show today; highlights include an exciting new look both inside and out, as well as major driving-performance enhancements and key new features. They represent the most significant changes made to the model since it was introduced in 2007.   The new […]

    A real racer – Initial tests with the Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR prove successful

    Mar 23, 2016

            Wolfsburg (18th March 2016). The stage is set for the new circuit racer: the Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR successfully completed the official TCR comparison tests in Valencia (E). Prior to this, the first five of 20 cars were delivered to two customers. The cars were then put through their paces during […]

    NEW FORD HEADLIGHTS WON’T BLIND ONCOMING DRIVERS

    Mar 22, 2016

      Have you ever driven on dipped headlights rather than run the risk angering other drivers by forgetting you are using high-beam headlights? Ford has now developed a technology that enables drivers to take full advantage of their headlights’ capability, without dazzling other drivers.   Glare-Free Highbeam uses a windshield-mounted camera to detect the headlights […]

    Competition Time! Win Supercar Experience

    Jan 25, 2016

      Flatout.ie are delighted to announce our lastest competiton in association with Rally School Ireland (www.rallyschoolireland.ie).   One luck winner will win a chance to drive 4 super cars Ferrari F355 Berlinetta Porsche 911 Carrera Nissan 350Z BMW 325i   To enter the competition post and ad on our site: POST ADVERT CLICK HERE!   Please Like […]

    Ogier wins opening round of the WRC

    Jan 24, 2016

        One-two at the “Monte”, the third in a row for driver, co-driver and team – Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F) enjoyed a magnificent success at the Rally Monte Carlo. Their team-mates Andreas Mikkelsen/Anders Jæger (N/N) finished runner-up to complete a Volkswagen one-two and round off a dream start to the 2016 FIA World Rally […]

    Ogier extends his lead at the Rally Monte Carlo

    Jan 23, 2016

          Volkswagen one-two at the Rally Monte Carlo: Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F) were in a league of their own in the Polo R WRC on day two of the classic rally, extending their lead  in extremely difficult and varied conditions at the opening round of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). Their closest […]

    Kris Meeke right in the mix for victory!

    Jan 23, 2016

          After leading the rally at the end of day one, Kris Meeke and Paul Nagle continued to impress throughout today’s second leg, held on roads around Gap. The Abu Dhabi Total WRT crew now lies second overall, less than ten seconds behind the leader. Stéphane Lefebvre and Gabin Moreau continued to learn […]

    Launch of the 2016 Plasticbags.ie Southern 4 Rally Championship

    Jan 19, 2016

          The launch of the Plasticbags.ie Southern 4 Rally Championship took place at the home of Plasticbags.ie in Annacotty Business Park, Co Limerick on Sunday last.   Attending the launch were members of the 2016 organising committee members of the press and rally fans.   Established in 1988 the Plasticbags.ie Southern 4 Rally […]

    Loeb scores third stage win to extend Dakar lead

    Jan 8, 2016

            Frenchman Sebastien Loeb’s first assault on the Dakar Rally continued in astonishing style on Thursday when he won his third stage out of four in Argentina.   The nine-time World Rally champion, driving for the Team Peugeot Total outfit, won the 327km stretch from Jujuy to Uyuni in three hours 32 […]

    CALENDAR TWEAKS FOR 2016 ERC

    Jan 7, 2016

        *Saturday finishes for Rally Islas Canarias and Rally Rzeszów *Cyprus Rally moves back to October to run with FIA Middle East championship   The dates of three rounds of the 2016 FIA European Rally Championship have been adjusted following the publication of the provisional calendar earlier this month.   Rally Islas Canarias El […]

    2016 Dakar Rally – Day Three, Stage 2

    Jan 7, 2016

          Munich. Day Three (Stage 2) of the 38th edition of the Dakar Rally ended with Mikko Hirvonen (FIN) living up to his nickname of the “Flying Finn” by placing his AXION X-raid Team (#315) MINI ALL4 Racing in fifth position overall. Hirvonen and co-driver Michel Périn (FRA) started the day’s racing from seventh […]

    MUD, SWEAT AND TEARS; DEFENDER CHALLENGE CLOSES 2015 SEASON

    Nov 28, 2015

            Whitley, UK, 23 November 2015 – The Defender Challenge 2015 reached its climax at The Scottish Hill Rallies Club’s ‘Borders’ rally at Forrest Estate, Castle Douglas, Scotland this weekend.   11 teams lined up on Saturday morning anxiously awaiting the start of the final fixture of the 2015 season. The Borders […]

    CITROËN RACING READY FOR FINAL SPRINT IN WALES

    Nov 12, 2015

    Mads Østberg/Jonas Andersson and Kris Meeke/Paul Nagle will lead the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team at Wales Rally GB, the final round of the 2015 season. The DS 3 WRC crews will be aiming to hold onto second position in the Manufacturers’ World Championship. A third DS 3 WRC will be entered for […]

    COLIN McRAE TRIBUTE TAKES CENTRE STAGE AT WALES RALLY GB

    Nov 6, 2015

    Do you have something for SALE? why not advertise with us!! Ireland’s fastest growing Motorsport Trader Click on the Post an Ad Link:POST AN AD     Activities to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Colin McRae becoming Britain’s first FIA World Rally Champion are gaining momentum, with a raft of special features planned for this […]

    HYUNDAI MOTORSPORT CONFIRMS THREE-YEAR CONTRACT WITH HAYDEN PADDON FROM 2016

    Oct 21, 2015

    Do you have something for SALE? why not advertise with us!! Ireland’s fastest growing Motorsport Trader Click on the Post an Ad Link:POST AN AD       Hyundai Motorsport has announced it has signed a new three-year contract with Hayden Paddon that will see the popular New Zealander contest all rounds of the FIA […]

    Are you looking for Sponsorship in 2016?

    Oct 20, 2015

    Do you have something for SALE? why not advertise with us!! Ireland’s fastest growing Motorsport Trader Click on the Post an Ad Link:POST AN AD     We are looking for competitors and events to help us promote our business in Ireland and the UK for 2016. So if you are looking for sponsorship for […]

    Flatout.ie Supporting Motorsport In Ireland

    Oct 19, 2015

    Do you have something for SALE? why not advertise with us!! Ireland’s fastest growing Motorsport Trader Click on the Post an Ad Link:POST AN AD     We are live since March 31st this year and what an exciting year it has been. We have done a lot in our first few months in business […]

    DS VIRGIN RACING READY FOR ACTION AS SEASON TWO OF FORMULA E GETS UNDERWAY

    Oct 17, 2015

    DS Virgin Racing will take to the streets of Beijing next weekend with a new driver line-up, new partners, a new powertrain and plenty of momentum. The FIA Formula E Championship returns for a second season in Beijing on 24 October and the DS Virgin Racing team will be looking to continue where they left […]

    Competition Time!! Win a €250 Murray Motorsport Voucher

    Oct 2, 2015

    We are delighted to announce in association with Murray Motorsport and chance to win a €250 voucher for Murray Motorsport…This would be a great prize for anyone involved in Motorsport and all you have to do is place an advert in one of our categories on our site between the 2nd of October 2015 and […]

    Shane Burke’s Trip to the Midlands Night Race

    Sep 23, 2015

    Photo Credit: Marc Quinlivan Do you have something for SALE? why not advertise with us!! Ireland’s No.1 Motorsport Advertiser Click on the Post an Ad Link:POST AN AD   Event: Tullyallen Karting Championship Midlands Night Race Location: Midlands karting, Edgeworthstown Date: 19th of September 2015 I arrived at the track with pre-race nerves which I […]

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