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The Ferrari 3.9-litre twin-turbo V8 has once again been crowned overall winner of the coveted International Engine of the Year award. In doing so, it has become only the second engine in the awards’ history to scoop the title for three consecutive years, writes the Irish juror, Padraic Deane.
Frank Byrnes Autobody Repairs, Oranmore, has been announced the regional winner of the prestigious Irish Auto Trade for Connacht-Ulster Bodyshop of the Year 2018.
BY Padraic Deane.
Toyota Proace/Citroen Dispatch/Peugeot Expert van, products of the joint-venture development and production agreement of the three companies, has been voted Irish Van of the Year 2017 in association with Continental Tyres.
Frank Byrnes Autobody Repairs, Oranmore have been announced as the Irish Auto Trade Connacht- Ulster Bodyshop of the Year 2017, joint winners with Brendan Lowe & Sons, Carrick on Shannon. Frank’s team are the current Irish Auto Trade National Award holders for 2016, this means they will be defending their title.
The new TT RS models will be launched on the European market in the autumn. No pricing for the Irish market will be announced at this time, but Audi boasts the impressive performance from the new five-cylinder engine will win over many buyers.
The new Mazda MX-5 has won the 2016 World Car of the Year and World Car Design of the Year title - the first car to win both titles in the history of the awards.
By Padraic Deane
The Mercedes Benz Vito has been voted Continental Irish Van of the Year 2016 by the Irish Motoring Writers Association. The announcement was made today by Padraic Deane, chairman of the van jury of the Irish Motoring Writers’ Association (IMWA).