Audi have long been renowned for the sporty feel of their car designs and performance. That reputation is especially obvious in the Audi A5 Sportback, which Michael Moroney found both economical and great to drive.
Nissan’s Micra has been a top selling starter car for generations of Irish drivers and has a reputation for being a rather timid, dull little motor. However, as Michael Moroney found this week, the new generation Micra has grown up, and far from being boring – she’s sexy.
This new Alfa Romeo is the safest car ever tested by Euro NCAP
The new C5 Aircross stands apart with its unique appearance designed around a high bonnet line
Modern day 4x4 pick-ups have become fashionable due to the range of smart styling accessories, but as Michael Moroney found out, it’s really raw power that drivers are looking for when it comes to their choice of real on and off-the-road 4x4 status.
Kia upgraded the large Optima SW estate car for 2017 with improved economy and enhanced design, while retaining the seven year warranty offer and value for money label as Michael Moroney found out on his recent test drive.
Mazda has upgraded the Mazda6 model as part of a mid-life change with enhanced driving features to add more comfort and ease of driving, while still delivering power and style. Michael Moroney drove the new Mazda6 and feels it’s entitled to jump a notch into the premium brand league.
Equipped with items first introduced in the E-Class saloon, this latest version makes greater use of technology than the model it replaces
Citroen’s image of comfort and style is truly reflected in the big Grand C4 Picasso that carries a seven person load in an airy capsule that’s pleasant to drive as Michael Moroney reports when it took the people carrier on tour.
Suzuki has given the S-Cross a significant facelift, so much so that it feels like a new car. Michael Moroney took it to the roads with its peppy 1.0 litre turbo-petrol engine and reports on his experience.