New Mercedes-Benz S-Class A ‘Technological Master Class’

Flagship model of the Mercedes-Benz range – and the best selling luxury saloon in the world last year – the S-Class saloon has sold well over 300,000 units since its introduction in 2013.   Now, in its latest form, the S-Class has many new elements that distinguish it from its predecessor, including an eye-watering array […]

Irish Diesel Owners Could Get Trade-In Bonus

Vehicle history and data expert Cartell.ie reports today (16th August) on the numbers of Diesel Euro 4 (EU4) emission standard vehicles and below in the Irish fleet that could be entitled to a trade-in bonus. With reports in the media that some vehicle manufacturers are set to introduce diesel scrappage schemes to incentivise the roll-out of […]

Cost Of Driving On Under-inflated Tyres Rising – Michelin Says

The cost of driving on under-inflated tyres has risen over an 18-month period, in line with the cost of fuel – according to tyre manufacturer Michelin. In a statement, the Company says tyre pressures have a direct impact on a vehicle’s fuel economy, with under-inflation increasing both fuel usage and carbon emissions, whilst also posing […]

Mercedes-AMG E43 4Matic Arrives In Ireland

The Mercedes-AMG E43 4MATIC – the high-performance version of the new E-Class – has arrived on the market here. With features adopted from motorsport, cutting-edge technology and a 3.0-litre, V6 bi-turbo engine, which accelerates from 0-100 km/h in 4.6 seconds, the new E43 is one described by Mercedes-Benz as ‘offering pure driving performance with everyday […]

CANNONBALL Supercar Spectacle Coming Back To Moneygall

On Sunday September 10th at 4pm, CANNONBALL is coming to the Barack Obama Plaza in Moneygall where spectators can get up close and personal with 190 of the finest cars on the planet and enjoy the unique festival atmosphere that Cannonball is renowned for.   CANNONBALL, the action-packed supercar spectacle is set to roll once again, […]

Motorsport Ireland Weekend Roundup

Already confirmed as the Triton Showers National Rally champion, Monaghan’s Sam Moffett added another win to his collection when he and Darragh Kelly were well clear of the opposition in the Cork Jim Walsh Forest Rally at Mallow, with their Fiesta WRC 52 seconds ahead of the Lancer Evo of Jonny Leonard and Arthur Kierans […]

Nissan X-Trail Is Filmakers’ Friend For Belfast Power Of Video Conference

The Nissan X-Trail helped world famous content creators and filmmakers showcase the Irish coastline at a prestigious conference in Belfast. The Speed Motion team were loaned two Nissan X-Trails by Charles Hurst Nissan at Boucher Road, Belfast, for them and their VIP guests to explore Northern Ireland as part of the Power of Video Conference. […]

Finance Levels Way Up As PCPs Expire And Hit The Market

Vehicle data expert CARTELL.IE reports that the proportion of vehicles offered for sale (across all years) with finance outstanding is 12.5% – up from 11.5% in January and 9.5% in June 2016. Cartell.ie also reports that more vehicles for certain key registration years are being offered for sale with finance outstanding than in 2016. From a sample of […]

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Announce Black Friday Weekend 172 Sales Event

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has announced an exciting Black Friday Weekend 172 sales event to take place this coming weekend. The purpose of the event is to celebrate a two percent growth in market share in Ireland to date in 2017, a result which has been delivered with the release of an updated range of new and award […]

Seat Sales Shoot Up To Their Highest Level Since 2001

 SEAT concluded the first half of 2017 with the best commercial result since 2001. The brand’s global sales grew by 13.7% compared to the same period in 2016, to stand at a total figure of 246,500 vehicles (2016: 216,800), nearly 30,000 more cars. In the month of June, SEAT sold 45,200 units, an increase of […]

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