Motors & Me: Keith Barry

Mentalist and TV presenter Keith Barry and his Renault Megane Coupe GT Line

What are you currently driving?
A white new Renault Megane Coupe GT Line. 

Love at first sight or just a means to get from A to B?

I wouldn’t say it was love at first sight but in the same breadth it is not a means to get from A-B. Let’s say it was love at second sight and a means to get from A-Z!

What’s under the bonnet?

A 90bhp 1.5 litre DCI Diesel fitted with stop start technology.

Petrol Head or Sunday Driver?

To be honest, neither Petrol Head or Sunday Driver — somewhere in the middle.

What was your first car?

My first car was a Citroen ZX. My father taught me how to drive in it. We had some serious arguments during my hill starts!

What else do you / did you own?

I’ve had numerous cars over the years including an Audi A4, Subaru Legacy, BMW 5 series, and most recently the Renault Laguna Coupe.

Dream drive in dream location? I’d love to drive a Bugatti Veyron on Route de Gentelly/Alpes-Maritimes — the road and scenery looks amazing.

Passenger you most like?

I’d love to take Ricky Gervais on a long journey — I’d imagine/hope he’d be good craic.

Passenger you’d least like?

I don’t think I’d like to get stuck with Kanye West on a long journey!

What’s on your playlist?

The Script, Ed Sheeran, Fun Lovin Criminals, Republic of Loose, Ham Sandwich, Pink, U2, Jack L — an eclectic mix!


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