BMW Z8

Why The BMW Z8 Is Cool

Classic BMW 507
BMW Z8 pays homage to the classic BMW 507

The BMW Z8 is BMW’s retro style roadster produced between 1999 and 2003. This Z-car was designed by Henrik Fisker and built in homage to the classic 507 from 1956.

But why do I think it’s cool?

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Top Gear: End Of An Era

I’ve mostly kept out of the whole Top Gear discussion over the last few months but last night’s final show of Top Gear “as we know it” moved me enough to get typing.Read more


Audi TT Roadster convertibles

Hot, Hot, Hot! 5 Most Wanted Convertibles

Summer makes me think about driving a convertible, roof down and cheesy tunes playing from the stereo. Right now, these are my five most wanted convertibles, namely because they are all fast, fun and fabulous!Read more


NCT emotions

5 Emotions Everyone Feels Before The NCT

The NCT. It’s just a harmless car test yet it has the capacity to bring up a set of emotions that car owners thought they had left behind with the Leaving Cert. Any of these sound familiar?Read more


manual vs automatic gearbox

In Praise Of The Automatic Gearbox

I’m not sure about you but I’ve always held this belief about cars with automatic gearboxes: easier to drive but thereby removing the thrill of driving.Read more


save money on fuel

10 Driving Habits You Need To Break To Save Money On Your Fuel Bill

Don’t we all want lower fuel bills? Here are ten driving habits that you need to break now to save fuel!

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ten signs you are sweet on cars

10 Signs You're Sweet On Cars

Are you sweet on cars? Here are ten signs that you might be!Read more


Ford Focus Cavan Road Trip

Road Trip To Cavan In The Ford Focus: Part 2

Road Trippin': Cavan in a weekend with the Ford Focus

The Car: Ford Focus 5 door hatch Titanium, 1.0L EcoBoost (125PS)

The Trip: Bunclody, Co. Wexford to Mountnugent, Co. Cavan and back

The Reason: Friend’s wedding

Distance: 432km

Journey Time:  6 hours on the road

If you missed part 1 of my Ford Focus road trip (Wexford to Cavan), you can catch up here.

I check in, relax for a while before heading downstairs for dinner. I’ve one last job to do before I settle down for the night – visit the bride.Read more


Ford Focus Road Trip Cavan

Road Trip To Cavan In The Ford Focus: Part 1

Road Trippin': Cavan in a weekend with the Ford Focus

The Car: Ford Focus 5 door hatch Titanium, 1.0L EcoBoost (125PS)

The Trip: Bunclody, Co. Wexford to Mountnugent, Co. Cavan

The Reason: Friend’s wedding

Distance: 216km

Journey Time: 3 hours including 15 minute break timeRead more


Ford Mondeo

Five Best Cars To Drive To A Business Meeting

From petite city cars to luxury saloons, these are my five best cars to drive to a business meeting!Read more