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Specialist Cars & Clubs

Land Rover Freelander

Motorcheck Used Car Guide: Land Rover Freelander

Posted by Michael Rochford on 20 February 2015 in Specialist Cars & Clubs, Uncategorized | No comments

Land Rover Freelander II makes an almost ideal starter SUV. It is spacious and practical, comfy and refined, decent to drive or off road.

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Diecast models

Ireland’s 1st National Diecast Model Hobby and Diorama Show

Posted by Shane Teskey on 19 August 2013 in Specialist Cars & Clubs | No comments

A must for all enthusiasts of diecast models this will be the largest gathering of traders & displayers under one roof in Ireland and in addition to the displays on view, the event will also encompass other attractions like full scale vintage cars, family entertainment, an extended hobby expo encompassing other collectors interests and much, much more.

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Aston Martin Bertone "Jet"

We get ‘Star Struck’ at the Irish Festival of Speed as Richard O’Donnell introduces us to the Aston Martin Bertone “Jet”

Posted by Shane Teskey on 5 August 2013 in Specialist Cars & Clubs, Used Cars | No comments

There was more than one surprise for me in store when I visited the Irish Festival of Speed at Limerick Race Track this Sunday. It was my first visit to the event and certainly won’t be my last!

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Austin Swallow

Auto Badges, Leapers, Indian Heads and Trumpet Tooters

Posted by Shane Teskey on 13 September 2011 in Specialist Cars & Clubs | 1 comment

Motorcheck takes a look at the history of the car hood ornament and its popularity before we got worried about the pedestrians who got in their way.

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Barcelona Harley Days 2011

Barcelona Harley Days 2011

Posted by Shane Teskey on 12 July 2011 in Specialist Cars & Clubs | No comments

It’s a great time of the year to take to the road (on two or four wheels) and Motorcheck took full advantage of the fine weather to visit one of the summer’s biggest European Harley Davidson events.

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VIntage Mercedes

Irish Classic & Vintage Show 2011

Posted by Shane Teskey on 3 July 2011 in Specialist Cars & Clubs | 4 comments

The 2011 Irish Classic & Vintage Motor Show was a real cracker! Over 1,200 cars on show made the 20th anniversary of the event a great day out for the crowds that visited.

Here are some pictures we took on the day. What’s your favourite?

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Swords Motor Show 2011

Posted by Shane Teskey on 27 June 2011 in Specialist Cars & Clubs | No comments

Motorcheck was at the National Show Centre in Swords on Saturday to visit the “Prestige, Sports and Classic Car Sale & Showcase”. There was a beautiful De Lorean on sale at the show along with a great line up of recession flouting Aston Martin, Bentley and Ferrari’s from Paddy Connolly. A tenner a head for...

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Autoglass fitting new windscreen

Autoglass to the Rescue

Posted by Shane Teskey on 21 June 2011 in Ask the Experts, Specialist Cars & Clubs | 4 comments

Michael from Autoglass installed a new windscreen in the Mercedes yesterday advancing the restoration by one small but important step.

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280CE

A Classic Adventure Begins

Posted by Shane Teskey on 7 January 2011 in Specialist Cars & Clubs | 13 comments

Introducing a 1973 W114 Mercedes Coupe as a ‘great restoration project’ to your better half is a lot harder than you think!

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Meet the American Muscle Cars Ireland gang.

Looking for Some American Muscle?

Posted by Shane Teskey on 15 September 2010 in Specialist Cars & Clubs | No comments

‘Muscle Cars’ – American two-door, rear-wheel-drive, mid-size cars of the late 1960s and early 1970s equipped with large, powerful V8s and sold at an affordable price for street use and drag racing. Not exactly what you’d expect to find in the Dublin / Meath & Kildare area?

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