Morrissey Motors Present Top Cat to Four-In-A-Row Kilkenny Manager


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Morrissey Motors, Main Peugeot Dealers in Kilkenny, have presented Brian Cody with a stunning new Peugeot 3008 Crossover 1.6 HDi diesel. Dealer Principal, Kevin Morrissey, gave the keys of the 3008, winner of the Continental Irish Car of the Year 2010, to Kilkenny’s winning senior inter-county Manager this week.

Dealer Principal, Kevin Morrissey, said, “We have built a strong association over the last three years between the Peugeot Marque and Brian Cody, a giant in the sporting world. It is absolutely befitting that we have presented a new Peugeot 3008, winner of the Irish Car of the Year 2010 award to Brian Cody, the four-in-a-row Kilkenny Manager. We have no doubt Brian will continue to be an incredible ambassador for the Peugeot brand in Kilkenny. It’s a winning combination.”

The Peugeot 3008 crossover was voted Continental Irish Car of the Year 2010 by the Irish Motoring Writers Association (IMWA). All 27 members of the IMWA voted, awarding points on criteria ranging from innovation and safety to space, comfort, build quality, driving quality and value for money. The Peugeot 3008 scored a massive total of 239 points well ahead of the nine other finalists: Mercedes Benz E-Class (199), Kia Soul (198), Honda Jazz (169), Volkswagen Golf (165), Opel Insignia (164), Honda Accord (132), Volkswagen Polo (120), Renault Grand Scenic (70), Renault Kangoo (28).

The Peugeot 3008 is an outstanding new car, designed to meet Peugeot’s demanding requirements for quality, reliability, road-holding and safet. and is the perfect choice for customers who are looking for something different. Whether these customers currently drive a conventional saloon car, MPV, SUV or a hatchback, the 3008 provides a new alternative which spans all these different vehicle types. It has the flexibility and space of an MPV, the rugged looks of an SUV and the vehicle dynamics of a family hatchback.

Priced from €24,780 plus dealer delivery related charges, standard equipment  on the entry level SE version includes ESP, ABS, electronic brake force distribution, corner brake control, traction control, six airbags (driver, passenger, side and curtain), hill assist, electric childlocks and seat belt fastening warning, manual aircon, space saver spare wheel, remote central locking with deadlocks, multi position boot floor, split tailgate and front electric windows.