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SEPTEMBER 2018
Ploughing 2018 Focus
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Touareg stars in
Volkswagen showcase
Volkswagen Ireland will once again showcase a large
selection of cars at their stand for 2018. There will be 13
cars on display, as well as 11 commercial vehicles. The
new Volkswagen Touareg will take a starring role at the
Championships this year, but there will also be the debut
of the new Polo GTI. There will be lots of technology
displays too, so visitors to the Ploughing interested in
Volkswagen passenger cars and Volkswagen commercial
vehicles can get up-to-date on the latest new products.
Driver assist
innovation from Subaru
This year's Subaru Ireland lineup showcases the `go
anywhere' lifestyle Subaru AWD vehicle range. There
will be an array of models on display including Forester,
Outback, BRZ, Levorg, the all new XV Crossover and the
all-new Impreza. All the Subaru range come equipped
with horizontally-opposed Subaru Boxer engines and all-
wheel drive platform. Attendees can check out Subaru's
EyeSight driver assist technology, it's driving support
system. According to Subaru, Eyesight uses two stereo
cameras to capture three-dimensional colour images
with excellent image recognition. When a potential
hazard is identifi ed, it warns the driver and even applies
the brakes if necessary, to help avoid an accident.
Toyota's hybrid invasion
With the forthcoming Toyota hybrid invasion coming
to Ireland from January 2019, including the new
RAV4, Auris, Camry and soon to be announced
fourth hybrid, Toyota sta will be on hand to provide
exclusive news and highlight why the carmaker
believes hybrid is a better alternative to diesel.
To coincide with its decision to cease production
of diesel passenger cars, Toytota will have its full
range of hybrid models on display, and customers
can register their interest for the new models.
The 2018 Land Cruiser will also be on display, featuring
more advanced o -road technologies and a more
powerful performance to tackle any terrain. The carmaker
also promises some exciting news around the Land Cruiser
Commercial SWB. The Proace range of commercial
and passenger models will be on display with a range
of body sizes and wheelbase lengths. And, for fans of
the versatile pick-up, the Hilux will also be on display.
The Toyota Hilux.
Subaru's Forester.
Volkswagen will have a large
selection of cars at its stand
again this year.
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