Audi’s new investment, VW Service deal, Diarmuid drives a Mitsubishi, Bentleys icon at Crewe

Audi Galway Opens In September Creating 25 Jobs

Already established and well known Audi dealers, and brothers Neil and Kevin Connolly, are opening a new Audi showroom with an investment of €1 Million. It’s split level showroom and state of the art after sales workshop will make it one of the largest Audi dealerships in Ireland.

This new dealership will create 25 new jobs over the coming months and is part of Audi Ireland’s plan to invest €80 Million into their dealer network with the plan to create 200 jobs.

Volkswagen’s Summer Ultimate Service Offer Ends Soon

There’s still time left to avail of the Volkswagen Ultimate Service offer which doesn’t end until 31st of August 2012. This offer from Volkswagen Service Centres gives a 15000 km service interval health check and full service for €129 with 1-Year Complimentary AA Roadside Assistance included.

Alan Bateson, Head of Aftersales: “We are delighted to be able to offer customers a service on their car which includes 1-Year Complimentary AA Roadside Assistance for only €129 and so far we have seen a huge uptake of this offer. When you see that you get a high-quality car service from factory trained technicians, the benefits of the Volkswagen Service Promise, Volkswagen Original Parts that are covered by a 2 Year unlimited mileage warranty and 1 Year’s Complimentary AA cover for €129 on any Volkswagen Passenger Car, it is clear to see the value.

Mitsubishi Sponsor TV Gardener Diarmuid

Mitsubishi Motors Ireland announced this week that it was teaming up with TV gardener and Chelsea flower show award winning Diarmuid Gavin. As part of the pairing Diarmuid was presented with a Mitsubishi L200

On becoming the latest Mitsubishi Brand Ambassador, Diarmuid commented: “The Mitsubishi L200 is perfect for me. It’s a tough, rugged, go anywhere 4×4, perfect for my work, as well as getting all the family around.”

Diarmuid will be on the Mitsubishi Motors stand at the Ploughing Championships from September 25th to 27th in Heath Park New Ross.

Bentley Icon On Show At Crewe Factory Until September

Its just finished a run in the Louis Vuitton ‘Serenissima Run’ in Venice and representing Bentley in the Le Mans Classic, now the Bentley ‘Embiricos’ special is on show at the Crewe factory until September.

Commissioned by Greek racing driver André Embiricos and built by coachbuilder Marcel Pourtout, together with designer Georges Paulin they created an aerodynamic body which would go on to put in some impressive track times as well as being used as a road car by Embiricos, in later years under new ownership, it would go on to compete in three post-war Le Mans 24 hour races and achieve a 6th place in 1949.

Embiricos’ Bentley is credited with being the influence for the 1952 R Type Continental a design trait which has carried through to todays Continental GT coupe.

Richard Charlesworth, Director of Royal and VIP Relations and Head of the Bentley Heritage Collection: “It is an honour for Bentley to exhibit this unique Bentley for the first time, thanks to the generosity of its esteemed owner. Its sleek form was extremely advanced for the time, and its DNA can still be seen in modern Bentley coupes today. We are looking forward to showing the Embiricos to our factory visitors, and to the public at the upcoming Windsor Castle Concours of Elegance.”