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VOL. 18. NO. 9 - 2013

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FORD FIESTA 1.2 ZETEC

2009, CD/MP3, parking assit, €7,950 Ph: Kingstown Motors, Stillorgan, Co. Dublin. 01-2131710. KM219(9)

2007 blue, s/r, light alloys, a/con, NCT 01/15, €5,999 Ph: Dunne Motor Services, Rochestown Ave, Dun Laoghaire, 01-2350730. DD154(9)

PEUGEOT 307 SW GTX 1.6

VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE 1.6

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FORD KA 1.3

2004, silver, c/l, e/s/r, CD, alloys, €2,995 Ph: Jim Rock Motors, Loughlinstown, Dublin 18. 01-2824503/086-8221070. JR400(9)

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2012 Volkswagen Beetle 1.2 TSi Dsl, 2011 Hyundai ix35 2.0 2WD, brown, 48k, 2010 Nissan Micra 1.2 Elite, Auto, silver, 2010 Opel Meriva SC 1.4i 100PS, 5-dr, 105bhp, auto, black, 19k, alloys, e/w, r/c/l, alloys, e/w, a/bags, r/c/l, a/con, CD, 20k, alloys, c/l, CD/MP3, Isofix, a/bags, grey, 36k, 1 owner, €10,450 a/con, CD/MP3, cruise, Isofix, €21,450 Bluetooth, cruise, Isofix, €19,450 €8,450

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2007 Ford Focus 1.4 Zetec Connection, 2007 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.2 2WD, Dsl Est, 2006 Ford Focus 1.4 NT LX, silver, 54.8k, 2006 Peugeot 206 1.4 Allure, alloys, black, red, 20.5k, alloys, e/w, r/c/l, CD/MP3, blue, 68k, alloys, e/w, r/c/l, a/con, 2 owners, 5-door, alloys, e/w, a/bags, 64.7k, 1 owner, 5-door, €4,975 cruise, Isofix, a/con, €8,250 CD/MP3, Isofix, €11,950 r/c/l, CD/MP3, €6,950

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2010 Renault Clio 3 1.2 16V Dynamique, 2009 Kia Ceed 1.6D EX SW, auto, Dsl, Est, 2009 Mercedes CLC200 CDi SE, Dsl 2009 Nissan Micra 1.2 SV, silver, 30.5k, Eco, silver, 23k, alloys, e/w, r/c/l, CD/MP3, Auto, black, 20k, alloys, e/w, CD/MP3, lthr, Coupe, beige, 37k, alloys, e/w, r/c/l, e/w, immob., r/c/l, CD/MP3, parking a/con, Bluetooth ph, €9,950 r/c/l, immob., €13,250 a/con, CD/MP3, lthr, MFSW, €16,950 assist, €7,950

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ed is my favourite colour, so the Fiesta ST and I got off to a good start on that score. I also liked its sporty exterior styling, with its large sloping bonnet flowing smoothly into the large sloping windscreen and then into the curved roof line. Getting into the car the sporty aspect was further reinforced by the well bolstered Recaro sports front seats finished in red and black upholstery. I am not greatly impressed by black interiors, preferring lighter colours, but the red and black combination was very acceptable to my tastes. The instrument layout was both attractive and functional and the leather covered steering wheel had a comfortable, high quality feel. The one thing which I thought spoilt its sporty good looks, was the dark, privacy glass, used for the rear quarter windows. In my view it made the car look as if it had been converted into a panel van. Also I would have preferred the front grille to have had some shiny silver trim to set off the overall blackness.

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ROAD TEST By KEVIN FENIX www.twincam.ie

Top speed is said to be 220 kph (137 mph), with 0-100 kph acceleration in 6.9 seconds. This perfectly underscores the sporting nature of the Fiesta ST. This exhilarating performance does not come at the expense of fuel economy. By EU testing standards, it delivers 35 mpg (7.9 lt/100 km) on the Urban cycle, 58 mpg (4.8 lt/100

km) on the Extra urban cycle and 47 mpg (5.9 lt/100 km) on the Combined cycle. One aspect that I found to be rather worrying, especially for a car with sporting aspirations, was the provision of a skinny Spacesaver spare wheel. After all, a sporting performance demands good grip and I fail to see how three wide tyres and a

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skinny one could provide balanced grip, especially in wet and wintry weather, not to mention driving on narrow, twisting roads. Those considerations apart, driving the Fiesta ST was pure pleasure all the way. Its 1.6 litre, turbocharged petrol engine was smooth and powerful. The six speed manual gearbox was likewise smooth and positive. The ST could cope with city/suburban driving or open traffic free motorways with the same effortless ease. Its ride and roadholding, was likewise first class, which all added to the overall driving pleasure. The instruments and driving controls were all well laid out for comfort and ease of use. The main contd. on page 6


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instrument binnacle contained two large, round, analogue instruments. The tachometer was on the left, and the speedometer on the right. Both had black backgrounds, white lettering and red needles, with red highlights. Between the two there was a digital panel at the top, that indicated the outside air temperature, the average fuel consumption and the engine temperature, while at the bottom there was an analogue fuel level gauge. A rectangular digital screen at the top centre of the facia indicated the time and the date as well as audio system related information. A large control panel below had all the selectors for the various audio associated applications and operations. Below this

ahead of the gearlever there was a small panel with all the climate control selectors. The left hand horizontal arm of the steering had additional controls for the telephone operations, when a suitable mobile telephone was available. Under the circular air vent, on the right hand side of the facia, there was a small panel with switches for the lights and headlamp levelling. Both front seats adjust for reach, height and backrest angle, while the steering wheel adjusts

for reach and height. On the driver’s door armrest there are adjusters for the exterior rear view mirrors, plus switches for the two electrically operated front door windows. The front seats slide forwards to facilitate entry and exit to the rear seats. Although the rear seats have three seat belts, the centre section is harder in both cushion and backrest compared to the two outer places. ISOfix fittings are provided in the two outer rear seat positions. The

backrest is divided 60/40 to facilitate the carrying of additional items of luggage. While performance is obviously at the top of the Fiesta ST’s agenda, versatility has not been forgotten. Luggage space, when all five seats are in use is 0.276 cubic metres. When the rear shelf is removed and the rear seat backs folded flat onto the seat cushions, this can be increased to 0.960 cubic metres when loading to the roof. Perhaps because of its sporting priority no figures were available for towing trailers or fitting a roof box for additional luggage. Suspension is based on conventional MacPherson struts at the front, while at the rear there are twin trailing arms linked to a inverted U-shaped beam with coil springs and telescopic dampers. A performance car needs a good braking system and the Fiesta ST provides that. The servo assisted, dual circuit system includes antilock, electronic brake force distribution and emergency brake assist. It works in conjunction with electronic stability control and torque vectoring control. Disc brakes are fitted all round, ventilated at the front and plain at the rear. The test car was finished to ST2 specification, which

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TECHNICAL DATA DIMENSIONS Overall length Overall width

3975 mm 1978 mm (including mirrors) –1709 mm (excluding mirrors) Overall height 1456 mm Luggage capacity 0.276 cu.M (5 seats) – 0.960 cu.M (2 seats loading to roof) Tank capacity 42 lts. ENGINE Type 4 cyl. DOHC 16v turbo, direct injection, petrol Capacity 1596 cc CO2 emissions 138 gm/km – Specific CO2 –86.466 gm/km/lt

TRANSMISSION Type

6 speed manual

SUSPENSION Front

MacPherson strut with trailing L-shaped lower transverse arms and 19 mm anti-roll bar Inverted U-shaped beam on tubular trailing arms, with coil springs and telescopic dampers

Rear

STEERING Type Turns lock to lock Wheel diameter

Electric, power assisted, rack and pinion 2.25 370 mm

BRAKES Type

Servo assisted, dual circuit with anti-lock, emergency brake assist and electronic brake force distribution plus an electronic stability programme with torque vectoring control

WHEELS Type Size Spare

5 Y-shaped spokes, cast alloy, 4 stud 7J x 17 – H2 Pressed steel Spacesaver – 4J x 15

TYRES Type Size Spare

Bridgestone Potenza 205/40 R 17 – 84W Continental – 125/80 R 15 – 95M

PERFORMANCE Top speed 0-100 kph

220 kph (137 mph) 6.9 seconds FUEL CONSUMPTION By EU testing standards Urban 7.9 lt/100 km (35 mpg) Extra urban 4.8 lt/100 km (58 mpg) Combined 5.9 lt/100 km (47 mpg)

WARRANTY/SERVICING Coverage Service interval

2 years unlimited, 2 years assistance, 2 years paint, 12 years perforation 15,000 km (10,000 miles)/1 year

Recommended retail price (excluding delivery and associated charges)

FORD FIESTA ST2 – €27,260 NOTES: The ST2 specification includes LED daytime running lights, Recaro sports front seats, upholstered in a cloth and leather combination, push button start, manual air conditioning, privacy glass on rear windows and Sony CD with Ford SYNC. These extras add €1,500 to the ST1 price.

includes extras like LED daytime running lights, Recaro sports front seats with leather and cloth upholstery, push button start, manual air conditioning, privacy glass, plus a SONY CD and Ford SYNC. This adds €1,500 to the price over the lower specification ST1 model.

The exterior colour is described as Molten Orange. As with all Fords buyers get a two years unlimited mileage warranty, with two years roadside assistance, two years paint cover and twelve years anti-perforation warranty.


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‘04 BMW 318 2.0, grey met., 132k, r/c/l, 2 keys, e/w, e/m, a/con, rear parking sensors, cruise, fogs, alloys, MFSW, climate, NCT 05/14, €3,795

‘00 Ford Cougar 2.0, blue met., Coupe, 119k, e/w, e/m, alloys, CD, a/con, fogs, c/l, e/m, e/seats, fogs, p/s, s/r, sports seats, NCT 03/14, €1,495

‘04 Ford Ka 1.3, silver, 68k, c/l, e/s/r, CD, FSH, alloys, immob., p/s, NCT 01/14, hatchback, €2,995

‘03 Mercedes CLK240 V6 Avantgarde, Coupe, met. blue, 77k, a/con, CD, r/c/l, lthr, e/w, cruise, e/m, fogs, NCT 07/14, €3,995

CAR OF THE WEEK ‘03 BMW 525 Automatic, black, 136k, a/con, tiptronic, cruise, multi-CD, lthr, e/m, e/w, Bluetooth, alloys, NCT 06/14, €3,295

‘05 Ford Focus 1.6 Ghia, 115PS, met. silver, 125k, a/con, CD, p/s, e/w, fogs, bluetooth, e/m, cruise, 1 onr from new, NCT 06/15, €3,995

‘05 Saab 9-5 Vector TiD automatic, Diesel, met. silver, 122.9k, a/con, CD, fogs, r/c/l, half lthr, 2 keys, e/w, e/m, NCT 05/15, €3,995

‘’07 BMW 325 2.5 Coupe, 87k, grey met., lthr , r/c/l, e/w, cruise,‘97fogs, keys, Bluetooth, ‘01e/m, Volvo upgraded S40 1.8, met. alloys, green, 106k, Lincoln2Town Car Stretch Limo, Auto, a/con, a/bags, r/c/l, immob, e/m, e/w, met. pink, 94k, a/con, alloys, CD, TV, a/con, park FSH, tax 06/14, 01/15, €10,995 NCT’d,sensors, €1,895 cruise,NCT lthr, e/m, e/w, s/r, €3,495

‘’04 Jaguar XJ6 3.0, Automatic, blue met., 102k, lthr, e/w, e/m, r/c/l, alloys, cruise, a/con, fogs, CD, sat. nav, NCT 01/14, €6,995

‘04 Lexus GS300 3.0, black, automatic, 110k, lthr, heated seats, r/c/l, e/w, e/m, CD, alloys, cruise, fogs, traction, light sensors, €3,995

‘03 Opel Vectra GTS 1.8, Elegance, met. silver, 78k, r/c/l, p/s, MFSW, half lthr, e/w, fogs, e/m, a/con, alloys, taxed 11/13, NCT 09/14, €2,995

‘06 Ford Transit T260 2.0 Diesel, 123k, silver, r/c/l, e/w, e/m, CD, fogs, Van panelled in rear, p/s, immob., fogs, NCT 09/14, €5,795

‘02 Mazda Xedos 9, 2.5, blue met., 85k, automatic, lthr, a/con, e/w, e/m, e/s/r, alloys, cruise, fogs, elec. seats, climate, €1,995

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‘05 BMW 320 2.0 CD SE 150BHP, Coupe, dsl, met. silver, 147k, A/Con, 17” light alloys, e/w, fogs, cruise, e/m, NCT 07/15, €6,995

‘10 Renault Grand Scenic 1.5, DCi Expression, only 20k, diesel, black, e/w, e/m, a/con, 7-seater, fogs, 6-sp, tax 06/14, NCT 03/14, €12,995

‘06 Seat Cordoba 1.4, Sport, 119k, silver, r/c/l, e/w, e/m, alloys, fogs, p/s, traciton, NCT 02/14, €3,995

‘03 Suzuki Grand Vitara 1.6, blue met., 75k, 4WD, e/w, e/m, c/l, new t-belt, new clutch, 2 keys, CD, roof rails, tax 12/13, NCT 03/14, €3,495

DEAL OF THE WEEK ‘02 Mercedes ML320, blue, SUV, 99k, automatic, e/w, e/m, alloys, fogs, a/con, CD, cruise, fogs, lthr, roof rails, NCT 05/14, €3,995

‘04 Opel Vectra 1.8 Comfort, met. silver, 86k, MFSW, p/s, e/w, e/m, a/con, ABS, CD, remote alarm, NCT 03/14, €2,995

‘06 Renault Megane 1.5 DCi Megavan, Diesel Commercial, met. silver, 157k, e/w, r/c/l, CD, alloys, fogs, tax, DOE 02/14, €3,795

‘06 Landrover Range Rover Sport TDV6, Diesel Estate, Auto, met. black, 118k, 19” light alloys, r/c/l, park sensor, MFSW, ‘98 Toyota Previa 2.2 Automatic, met. ‘06 Nissan Primera 1.8 SE, Auto, met. blue over 78k, a/con, 90k, a/con, alloys, r/c/l, CD, e/w, lthr, elec.grey,seats, e/w, CD, e/m,e/m,a/con,grey, cruise, NCT 02/16, €14,995 e/w, fogs, NCT 06/12, €2,995 e/m, fogs, NCT 06/12, €5,995

‘06 Volvo V70 2.0 T Sport, Auto, Est, met. blue, 71k, roof rails, a/con, r/c/l, CD, e/w, cruise, e/m, alloys, lthr, fogs, NCT 10/14, €6,995

‘03 Renault Clio 1.5 DCi Dsl, met. blue, 104k, bodykit, 18” light alloys, p/s, e/s/r, e/w, e/m, c/l, r/c/l, NCT 04/14, €2,995

‘01 Toyota Avensis Vermont 1.8 VVTi, silver, 115k, Estate, e/w, e/m, alloys, a/con, CD, roof rails, a/bags, NCT, €1,495

‘07 Volkswagen Passat 1.6, FSi, 94k, r/c/l, 18” alloys, e/w, e/m, 6-speed, climate, Zenon lights, pwo, NCT 01/15, €5,995

1975 Volkswagen Beetle 1.6, left hand drive, originally the Norwegian Embassys Car, blue/white, lthr, alloys, CD, CD, pwo, €3,495

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‘03 Ford Ka Collection 1.3, silver, 33k, 14” light alloys, e/w, a/con, CD, abs, FSH, 1 lady onr, NCT 03/14

‘07 Peugeot 207 S 1.4, 5-dr, black, 59k, 15” light alloys, e/w, comp., CD, fully serviced, new tyres and t-belt, NCT 02/15

‘05 Peugeot 307 SW GTX 1.6, 7 seat, met. Aegean blue, 55.9k, fogs, Isofix, e/m, e/w, abs, CD, recent timing belt, NCT 05/15

‘13 Peugeot 5008 Active Family 1.6 HDi, dsl, met. red, 6k, 17” alloys, glass roof, e/m, e/w, fogs, computer, Bluetooth, a/con, 2 DVDs

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‘05 Peugeot 206 LX 1.4, 5-dr, red, 82k, e/f/w, fogs, computer, CD, recent clutch and t-belt, NCT 04/15

€5,750

‘07 Peugeot 207 SX 1.4, met. lunar mist, 86.9k, 15” light alloys, FDSH, fogs, e/w, e/m, comp., a/con, CD, ABS, Isofix, NCT 02/15

€4,750

‘08 Peugeot 308 S 1.4, 5-dr, met. Shark grey, 80.7k, Isofix, immob., e/f/w, e/m, CD, high miles but very clean, NCT 05/14

€28,950

‘02 Peugeot Partner 600 Pack, 1.9 Diesel Commercial, white, 110k, 4-doors

€3,750

‘04 Peugeot 206 GLX 1.4, met. silver, 76k, 15” light alloys, fogs, e/w, e/m, a/con, CD, climate, fully serviced, NCT 06/14

€4,950

‘131 Peugeot 208 Access 1.4 HDi, Dsl, met. aluminium, 9k, e/f/w, Isofix, cruise, comp., CD, 5-dr, fleet car just back

€5,700

‘07 Peugeot 607 SE Ivory 2.2, 4-dr, met. China blue, 62k, 17” light alloys, Park distance, e/w, e/m, cruise, comp., climate, multi-CD, bluetooth, recent T-belt

€2,500

‘12 Peugeot 508 SW Active 2.0 HDi 140bhp Est, Dsl, met. oyster, 17” alloys, glass roof, e/w, e/m, fogs, climate, cruise, CD, remote alarm, Bluetooth, NCT 09/16,

€3,250

‘04 Peugeot 206 CC 1.6, Cabrio, red, 34k, 15” alloys, lthr, 2-dr, e/w, e/roof, e/m, remote alarm, new t-belt, NCT 03/14

€3,750

€14,950

‘132 Peugeot 208 Access 1.0, 5-dr, met. bue, 3k, e/f/w, CD, Isofix, pas, manufacturers warranty, immob., Company demo with 132D reg.

€13,950

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‘06 Renault Megane Cabrio Monaco 1.6 16V, met. black, 66k, 17” light alloys, lthr, e/roof, e/w, CD, NCT 01/16

€4,750

€22,950

‘12 Peugeot 5008 Active 1.6 HDi, 112bhp, 7 seats, dsl, met. blue, CD, 17” alloys, Park distance, e/w, e/m, cruise, a/con, bluetooth, NCT 08/16,

€22,500

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MOTOR CO. ‘06 Peugeot 407 ST Comfort 1.8, met. silver, 59k, 16” alloys, fogs, FSH, e/m, e/w, CD, computer, climate, NCT 11/14

€4,750

‘10 Opel Insignia 2.0 SE CDTi, 130PS Est, Dsl, met. grey, 75k, 18” alloys, fogs, cruise, comp., e/w, bluetooth, e/m, CD, NCT 10/14

€14,500

‘10 Peugeot 308 GT 1.6, met. red, 21.7k, 18” light alloys, half lthr, glass roof, fogs, e/m, cruise, climate, Bluetooth, NCT 01/16

€10,500

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‘09 Peugeot 308 S 1.6 HDi, diesel, met. black, 42k, a/con, e/m, e/w, CD, fogs, Isofix, NCT 08/15

€9,950

‘08 Peugeot 207 SX 1.4, met. Lunar mist, 21k, glass roof, 15” alloys, e/f/w, fogs, a/con, comp., NCT 01/14, 1 lady onr

€8,250

‘08 Peugeot 207 SE 1.4 8V, met. blue, 42.8k, 15” alloys, e/m, e/f/w, comp., CD, abs, NCT 01/14,

€6,950

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‘06 Opel Vectra 1.6i Life 16V, met. gold, 60k, Isofix, immob., fogs, e/m, e/w, a/con, CD, NCT 06/14

‘12 Peugeot 308 Active 1.6 HDi, dsl, met. grey, 16” alloys, fogs, e/m, e/w, cruise, comp., CD, FSH, 5-door, NCT 04/16

‘06 Nissan Micra 1.2 Sport, 5-dr, met. red, 47k, 15” light alloys, e/m, e/f/w, fogs, CDk, abs, NCT 03/14

€4,500

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€4,750

‘12 Peugeot 508 Access 1.6 HDi, dsl, met. silver, 20k, e/m, climate, bluetooth, CD, ABS, Isofix, NCT 09/16

€18,950

‘13 Peugeot 2008 Active Touch Screen, met. brown, 16” light alloys, e/m, e/f/w, fogs, cruise, a/con, CD, Bluetooth, in stock.

€18,750

‘12 Peugeot Boxer 335 L3 H2 2.2 HDi, Diesel Commercial, white, 12k, high roof, LWB, e/w, c/l, bulkhead, CD,

€19,950

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‘11 Volkswagen Passat 2.0 TDi CL, automatic diesel, black, 54k, 4-door, NCT 03/15 €18,950

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‘08 Volkswagen Caddy 1.9 Diesel, Van, blue, 67.6k, 5-door, very clean, excellent value €7,950

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1.6 TDCi Econetic

ROAD TEST By KEVIN FENIX www.twincam.ie

he test car was fitted with the 1.6 TDCI diesel, equipped with Econetic technology and mated to a six speed manual gearbox. Automatic stop/start is part of the Econetic technology. The aim is to provide a good overall performance, with a frugal fuel consumption and low exhaust emissions. Suffice it say that they have been successful on all counts. Top speed is said to be 190 kph (118 mph), with 0-100 kph in 11.9 seconds. Considering that this is a big, comfortable, versatile, family car, that is more than adequate. Fuel consumption, by EU testing standards is 56 mpg (5.0 lt/100 km) on the urban cycle, 72 mpg (3.9 lt/100 km) on the Extra urban cycle and averaging 65 mpg (4.3 lt/100 km) on the Combined cycle. This gives exhaust emissions of 117 gm/km, so the car is comfortably positioned in Irish road tax band A4, with a current annual charge of E200. The test car was the five door hatchback model, offering a spacious 0.528 cubic metres of luggage space when all five seats are in use. This can be expanded to a very spacious 1.448 cubic metres when only two seats are needed and you load to the roof. Alternatively you can tow an unbraked trailer of up to 745 kg in weight, or carry 75 kg in a suitable roof box. If more serious towing is needed, it will accommodate a braked trailer up to 1600 kg in weight. That makes this Mondeo a very versatile, family car, with all the good looks and refined styling of a premium quality executive car.

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The instruments and driving controls are laid out for safety, comfort and ease of use whilst driving. At the top of the centre console, below the two circular air vents, there are five push type switches. Reading from left to right they are for windscreen and rear window demisting, the central one is for the hazard flashers while the two on the right are for the automatic stop/start and the parking sensors. Below that there is a large panel for audio system associated switches. The top of this panel has a slot for CDs, with a digital panel below that shows the date and the time. Below the audio panel there is a smaller panel for controls associated with the airconditioning system. The instrument binnacle has two large round analogue dials and two smaller gauges. The tachometer is on the left with an engine temperature gauge on its top right, with a matching fuel gauge on the top left of the large speedometer on the right. Between the horizontal arms of the steering wheel there

are switches for the cruise control. The lighting switch is on the facia between the steering column and the driver’s door, with the controls for the exterior rear view mirror adjustments on the driver’s door armrest, together with switches for the four electric windows. Under the steering wheel, the left hand stalk operates the direction indicators and headlamps dipped or main

beams. The matching stalk on the right operates the washers and wipers. There are two cupholders in the centre tunnel, behind the gearlever and alongside the handbrake lever. Behind this there is a large covered storage box with a padded top, that also serves as an armrest for either the driver or front passenger. The steering wheel adjusts for both reach and height and

is geared to give a comfortable 2.75 turns from lock to lock. Both front seats are well bolstered and very comfortable. The driver’s seat adjusts for reach, height and backrest angle, while the front passenger seat adjusts for reach and backrest angle. The rear passenger seat has ISOfix fittings for child safety seats in the two outer positions. The backrest is divided 60/40 to accommodate awkward items of luggage. When folding the rear seats, the cushion, also divided 60/40 lifts, into a vertical position behind the front seat, allowing the backrest to drop into a horizontal position in the place thus vacated by the seat cushion. In the modern manner and in the interests of saving weight, a Spacesaver spare wheel is fitted. Unfortunately this is not really suitable if you are towing a trailer, so if that is a requirement, you will have to buy a full size space. That may reduce the available luggage space marginally. Hopefully it will fit into the spare wheel storage space. Independent suspension is fitted all round, based on MacPherson struts at the front and a multi-link system at the rear. An electronic dual circuit braking system is fitted and includes all the modern safety measures like anti-lock, emergency brake assist and electronic brake force distribution. It uses ventilated discs at the front and plain discs at the rear. It is linked to an electronic stability programme with traction control and hill start assist. The ride and roadholding is good, fully in line with what you would expect from a premium quality executive car.

TECHNICAL DATA DIMENSIONS Overall length Overall width

4784 mm 1886 mm (excl. mirrors) – 2092 mm (incl. mirrors) Overall height 1500 mm Luggage capacity 0.528 cu.M (5 seats) – 1.448 cu.M (2 seats loading to roof) Tank capacity 70 lts. ENGINE Type 4 cyl. SOHC 8v, turbo, direct injection, stop/start, diesel Capacity 1560 cc CO2 emissions 117 gm/km – Specific CO2 – 73.076 gm/km/lt TRANSMISSION Type 6 speed manual SUSPENSION Front MacPherson strut, trailing L-shaped lower transverse arm, 23 mm anti-roll bar Rear Blade type trailing arm, short lower forward transverse arm, medium upper central transverse arm, long lower rear transverse arm, seating coil spring and telescopic damper STEERING Type Electric power assisted, rack and pinion Turns lock to lock 2.75 Wheel diameter 270 mm BRAKES Type Electronic power assisted dual circuit, with anti-lock, electronic brake force distribution and emergency brake assist, plus an electronic stability programme incorporating traction control and hill holder assist WHEELS Type 10 spoke, cast alloy, 5 stud Size 7J x 17 – H2 Spare Pressed steel Spacesaver – 4.0B x 16 x 25 TYRES Type Goodyear Efficient Grip Size 215/50 R 17 – 95W Spare Continental – T 125/90 R 16 – 98M PERFORMANCE Top speed 190 kph (118 mph) 0-100 kph 11.9 secs. FUEL CONSUMPTION By EU testing standards Urban 56 mpg (5.0 lt/100 km) Extra urban 72 mpg (3.9 lt/100 km) Combined 65 mpg (4.3 lt/100 km) WARRANTY/SERVICING Coverage 2 years unlimited, 2 years assistance, 2 years paint, 12 years perforation Service interval 15,000 km (10,000 miles)/1 year

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FORD MONDEO 1.6 TDCI ECONETIC €27,720

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Mercedes-Benz Sprinter wins 2014 Continental Irish Van of the Year award

Gerry Murphy, Chairman, IMWA, Tom Dennigan, Continental Tyres Ireland, Stephen Byrne, Chief Executive, Mercedes Benz, model Adrienne Murphy, Fergus Conheady, Commercial Vehicles Sales Manager, Mercedes Benz and Brian Byrne, Chairman, IMWA Van of the Year jury

he Mercedes-Benz Sprinter has been voted the Continental Irish Van of the Year 2014 by the Irish Motoring Writers Association (IMWA). The Sprinter was adjudged the winner following the IMWA van jury vote which was based on a range of criteria including safety, driving quality, reliability, versatility and value-for-money. Presenting the award to Stephen Byrne, Chief Executive of Mercedes-Benz in Ireland, Tom Dennigan of Continental Tyres Ireland said: “The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter brings a new level of comfort, driving dynamics and economy to the commercial sector and it is no surprise that the members of the IMWA have voted it the best van in Ireland. Well done to Mercedes-Benz.”

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FORD TO REVEAL NEW MUSTANG TO THE WORLD ON DECEMBER 5 ord will take the covers off the first-ever Ford Mustang for sale in Europe on December 5th, the sixth generation of the iconic car that will be celebrating 50 years in production next year. The new Mustang is making its debut worldwide on four continents and in six cities, including Barcelona, where a special Go Further event will introduce new vehicles and technologies that will shape the future of Ford in Europe. The event will be live-streamed from 13:00 CET at www.gofurtherlive.com To count down to this highly anticipated moment, over the next 10 days Ford is teaming up with Facebook and Instagram to showcase what Mustang has meant to its millions of fans during the last 50 years and how it continues to inspire people around the world. “Mustang has come to be much more than just a car for its legions of fans spanning the globe from New Zealand to Iceland and Shanghai to Berlin,” said Jim Farley, executive vice president of Ford Global Marketing, Sales and Service and Lincoln. “When you experience Mustang, it ignites a sense of optimism and independence that inspires us all. “We kick off the countdown to the all-new Ford Mustang,” added Farley, on hand for an event leading up to the Los Angeles International Auto Show. “With a new design and greater refinement, world-class power and performance plus innovative new technologies, Mustang is ready for the next 50 years.” Ford is counting down to the next chapter in the Mustang story by inviting people to share their photographic stories of inspiration using the #MustangInspires hashtag on Instagram, Facebook and other social media platforms. The tagged photos and videos will appear on http://www.mustanginspires.com/. “Everybody has a Mustang story, and the emergence of social media has helped the Mustang community share and connect these personal moments in not just words, but photography and video,” said Farley. “Mustang is the most ‘Liked’ car of all time on Facebook, with more than 5.5 million fans. There is no better way to build excitement for what’s next than by encouraging even more sharing of the Mustang story through these very personal, emotional mediums.” To build even more anticipation for the new Mustang, Ford has used Instagram (http://instagram.com/ford) to release the first image of the new car, giving fans a tease of what to expect on Dec 5. Fan-submitted photos will provide inspiration to 15 of the top Instagram video creators from around the world to develop an online short film series. Ford will share an original #MustangInspires video each day of the countdown film series, culminating in the worldwide reveal of the new Mustang. Click here to view http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pme49ufOEP0&list=PLh_g4AJrndnfSov4PpspvQLXGuL9dipF the first video in the series. “In April 1964, Ford conducted its first-ever simultaneous international product reveal when the original Mustang was unveiled to media in New York and 11 European capitals,” said Farley. “Since then, Mustang has become embedded in popular culture, with thousands of appearances in film, television, music and video games – and more than 600 owner clubs around the world.” Ford will spotlight all of the Mustang reveal activities in Europe, Asia, Australia and the United States by sharing photos, videos and stories throughout the day. Fans are invited to follow along at:

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or on the RSA YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/user/RSAIreland. Michael Rowland of the Road Safety Authority said: “It’s a sad fact, but young drivers are among the most at risk people on the road. In fact, they’re three times more likely to be killed in a road traffic collision than the rest of the population. We wanted to come up with a new way of connecting with this vulnerable group of road-users in a way that will get their attention. The film succeeds because it was developed by a young student who wanted to tackle the dangerous use of mobiles while driving among his peers, using a format that

they will readily engage with.” ‘Wheelman’ encourages young people to understand the risks associated with using their mobiles while driving. Of the unnecessary deaths on our roads, driver distraction plays a role in 20-30%. In this text and social media friendly generation, the mobile phone represents one of the biggest distractions in the car. John Beatty, Setanta Insurance said: “The competition invited young people aged between 15 and 25 to come up with a short film script to address the theme of ‘texting while driving’. We wanted young people to talk to us about

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2008 BMW 520D M-SPORT TOURING Silver, Dsl Est, 99k, lthr, sat. nav, Bluetooth, heated seats, cruise, Tax 04/14, NCT 05/14, €18,999

2007 FORD FIESTA 1.2 ZETEC artic blue, 74K, s/r, light alloys, a/con, CD, all elec, NCT 01/15, €5,999

2010 NISSAN QASHQAI 1.5 DCI ACENTA Black, 23k, dual climate, Bluetooth, cruise, MFSW, alloys, fogs, all elec. €7,999

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FITZPATRICK MOTORS (BRAY) LTD. Dublin Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow • Tel:

Ka Flame

Fiesta Zetec Focus Edge 5-DR 1242 CC

SPECIAL PRICE

€12,170

5 Year Warranty • Terms and conditions apply

01-2041030 • www.fitzpatrickmotors.ie

From

€22,990 €17,000 FREE 16” alloys, foglamps, centre console,

FREE sync/bluetooth, air conditioning, floor mats

Bluetooth, floor mats

5 Year Warranty • Terms and conditions apply

5 Year Warranty • Terms and conditions apply

Mondeo GRAPHITE B-Max 1.5 DIESEL

C-Max 5 ACTIVE SEATER

4-DOOR 1.6 TDCI

SPECIAL PRICE

€26,720 €24,650 €21,695 FREE 5 year warranty, rear parking sensors, FREE 15” alloys, foglamps, floor mats SPECIAL PRICE

ON THE ROAD 5 Year Warranty • Terms and conditions apply

power fold mirrors, Bluetooth

5 Year Warranty • Terms and conditions apply

TRANSIT TRANSIT TRANSIT LWB & SWB 300 & 260 in stock

CUSTOM in stock

FREE 2 Services 4 year warranty 4 years AA

4 year warranty

Finance

Terms & conditions apply Terms & conditions apply

in stock

CONNECT LWB FINANCE & SWB FIESTA VAN in stock in stock

3.9%

3.9% 3.9% 3.9% Finance

FOCUS VAN

Finance

5 Year Warranty • Terms and conditions apply

KUGA ZETEC 2.0 TDCI 140PS in stock

3.9% FINANCE

5 year warranty

KUGA VAN

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in stock

3.9% FINANCE

9 SEATER LWB

FROM

€36,915 CUSTOM TOURNEO

8 SEATER TREND MODEL in stock

€34,150 €43,300

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CUSTOM KOMBI

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4 YEAR WARRANTY


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