IT might be fashionable in some quarters to poke fun at the Toyota Corolla; endlessly dull, designed by someone with a white stick, zero fun and nada on the street cred front. All of these barbs have been thrown at the Corolla down the years, but they merely bounce off the legendary Toyota — as its sales figures show.
I FEEL dirty. I was on one of those websites. You know, the ones with the photographs of the different models. Lurid claims about performance were splashed all over the pages and it was clear a lot of them had work done. Everything is for sale and there is much hyperbole. After all, most cars have alloy wheels.
A young driver lost control of her car as it zigzagged on a country road and crashed into a wall after passing another car with the result that two young men travelling with her were killed, it was claimed today by eyewitnesses in her trial by judge and jury.
The first day of the Buy & Sell Circuit of Ireland was dominated by the Subaru Ireland team of Andrew Nesbitt and James O’Brien. Even though they had a few niggling problems, they ended the day’s seven stages with a 40 second leading margin.