News: FAST FORDS AT THE FOREFRONT OF THE SEPTEMBER SALE

If there’s a marque to get tongues wagging over at MotorMartin Towers then it would have to be the blue oval, particularly from around 1989 onwards. Indeed, the MotorMartin Cougar 2.5 V6 is thoroughly enjoying its new life thrashing around on the highways and byways of West Yorkshire. News then that an incredible selection of… Read More News: FAST FORDS AT THE FOREFRONT OF THE SEPTEMBER SALE

News: THE LISTER MOTOR COMPANY CONFIRMS THAT IT IS TO BUILD THE LFP – THE WORLD’S FASTEST SUV

There aren’t many out there on the roads today that sit quietly in their brand new SUV wondering what it would be like with a considerable upping of the power available but then again, most of us don’t work at Lister. With 670 bhp on tap, an estimated 0-60 mph acceleration time of just 3.5… Read More News: THE LISTER MOTOR COMPANY CONFIRMS THAT IT IS TO BUILD THE LFP – THE WORLD’S FASTEST SUV

News: DUCATI PERFORMANCE TRIOPTIONS CUP RETURNS FOR 2019

For fans of those rather enigmatic, red, twin cylinder works of art, Ducati UK have confirmed to MotorMartin that the Ducati Performance TriOptions Cup will once again feature as part of the British Superbike Championship in 2019. For those that don’t know, Ducati have shared the following, enjoy: This one-make series featuring the 959 Panigale,… Read More News: DUCATI PERFORMANCE TRIOPTIONS CUP RETURNS FOR 2019

News: ASTON MARTIN WORKS HERITAGE SHOWROOM OPENS IN LONDON’S MAYFAIR

The following is revealed in full from Aston’s latest news shared with MotorMartin: enjoy. Aston Martin Works’ new Heritage satellite showroom in the heart of London’s Mayfair is now open for business. Situated with the Aston Martin Brand Experience Centre at No.8 Dover Street, the Works Heritage showroom is a convenient destination for customers interested… Read More News: ASTON MARTIN WORKS HERITAGE SHOWROOM OPENS IN LONDON’S MAYFAIR

News: MG INVESTS IN ITS DIGITAL STRATEGY

MG Motor UK have shared with MotorMartin recently that they have made further investments in their digital strategy by appointing Chris Richards as Digital & Social Media Manager, reaffirming the iconic car brand’s commitment to growth and digital best practice among its dealer network. Chris joins MG with extensive experience in the automotive industry, having… Read More News: MG INVESTS IN ITS DIGITAL STRATEGY

News: KIA UNVEILS ALL-NEW HIGH-PERFORMANCE CEED GT

We loved the previous Ceed GT over here at MotorMartin Towers as it was a great looking, fun and practical hot hatch that was as good at the everyday as it was on those occasions when you could explore more of the Kia’s abilities. So when news arrived of the new GT on the #MotorMartinCarNews… Read More News: KIA UNVEILS ALL-NEW HIGH-PERFORMANCE CEED GT

News: JAGUAR XE SV PROJECT 8 SETS NEW SPEED RECORD

Are you the sort of person that finds the standard Jaguar XE not quite special enough, the type of person that just wants that little bit extra? If so then your in for a very special treat as Jaguar’s supercar-rivalling XE SV Project 8 has confirmed its status as the world’s fastest four-door car by… Read More News: JAGUAR XE SV PROJECT 8 SETS NEW SPEED RECORD

PEUGEOT 508 SW GT BlueHDi 180 AUTO: You Are For Real

It’s a popular misconception that an estate car tends to say something about the person driving it and gives strong clues as to their position within society. Traditionally, an estate car was driven by a salesman or a family man/woman with elder children, perhaps with long trips to and from university or college to contend… Read More PEUGEOT 508 SW GT BlueHDi 180 AUTO: You Are For Real

News: PUNISH SCHOOL RUN PARENTS PARKING ON PAVEMENTS, SURVEY REVEALS

I’m just going to put this one out there and test the waters as this piece will surely bring out those from both sides of the argument. (Especially from the lazy folk parking on yellow zig zag lines outside the school gates. Park further away, get out and walk.) A survey by the online parking… Read More News: PUNISH SCHOOL RUN PARENTS PARKING ON PAVEMENTS, SURVEY REVEALS

News: THE DUCATI PANIGALE V4 S SCOOPS PRESTIGIOUS AUTOTRADER BIKE OF THE YEAR AWARD

It’s been explained to MotorMartin recently that the rather incredible Ducati Panigale V4 S has scooped the Bike of the Year award in this year’s Auto Trader Best Bike Awards, congratulations. Auto Trader have commented to MotorMartin that, now in its fifth year, the awards are bigger than ever, with Ducati beating off more contenders than previous years. Before continuing… Read More News: THE DUCATI PANIGALE V4 S SCOOPS PRESTIGIOUS AUTOTRADER BIKE OF THE YEAR AWARD

News: GEAR FOCUS: JAMES HILLIER’S AGV PISTA GP R

For those that don’t know, the incredible James Hillier, riding for the JG Speedfit Kawasaki team, achieved two podium finishes at this years Isle of Man TT – a third place in the RST Superbike TT and another third in race two of the Supersport TT, despite challenging points throughout practice and race week. Not… Read More News: GEAR FOCUS: JAMES HILLIER’S AGV PISTA GP R

News: BENTLEY MOTORSPORT WINS CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE IN USA

We love a good racing story over here at MotorMartin Towers, especially when it involves an iconic and historic manufacturer such as Bentley so when the following dropped onto the #MotorMartinRacing desk the decision was made to publish in full. Enjoy: Bentley Motorsport and American partner team K-PAX Racing have secured their first championship win… Read More News: BENTLEY MOTORSPORT WINS CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE IN USA

Peugeot 308 GTi By Peugeot Sport: Underneath The Radar.

The 308 GTi looks amazing, aside from the aluminium GTi door sill finishes, front wing and tailgate badges, there’s the large twin exhausts, black rear diffuser, a ride height lowered by 11mm, black radiator grille, sports front bumper skirts and a red lower bumper finisher. Looking at the GTi as a whole, it’s certainly a… Read More Peugeot 308 GTi By Peugeot Sport: Underneath The Radar.

News: OFFICIAL McLAREN F1 CERTIFICATION SERVICE ANNOUNCED AS McLAREN SPECIAL OPERATIONS REVEALS F1 GTR ‘25R’ RESTORATION

McLaren Automotive, the British manufacturer of luxury, high-performance sportscars and supercars, have today introduced a new service to authenticate the heritage of iconic McLaren F1 supercars. Excellent news. The first F1 to be approved for certification, is the renowned ‘25R’ 1997 F1 GTR Longtail. Which, after a full restoration to ‘as new’ condition by McLaren… Read More News: OFFICIAL McLAREN F1 CERTIFICATION SERVICE ANNOUNCED AS McLAREN SPECIAL OPERATIONS REVEALS F1 GTR ‘25R’ RESTORATION

News: ROLLS-ROYCE MOTOR CARS TAKES THE LUXURY OF PRIVACY TO A NEW LEVEL

There comes a time in everyone’s life when you’ve just had enough and need a break. A little peace and quiet can do wonders for the soul and let’s be honest, a trip out and about is also an excellent way to recharge the batteries without interruption. The problem with life at the moment is… Read More News: ROLLS-ROYCE MOTOR CARS TAKES THE LUXURY OF PRIVACY TO A NEW LEVEL

News: ŠKODA VISION RS REVEALS DESIGN FOR NEXT RS GENERATION AND A FUTURE COMPACT CAR

Checkout the following video through the link below which has been used to illustrate how the ŠKODA VISION RS is taking shape in the design department headed by lead designer Oliver Stefani, it looks very special indeed in MotorMartin’s opinion. A quick glance at the rough design sketches tell you all that you need to… Read More News: ŠKODA VISION RS REVEALS DESIGN FOR NEXT RS GENERATION AND A FUTURE COMPACT CAR

News: AUDI HEADED FOR THE FUTURE WITH FORMULA E AND DTM

Quite remarkably, in the 2017/2018 season, Audi was the first German automobile manufacturer on the Formula E grid. And as we all know, when Audi enter a championship it’s not to make up the numbers, ending the season having scored four victories and a total of eleven podiums after twelve races around the globe, Audi… Read More News: AUDI HEADED FOR THE FUTURE WITH FORMULA E AND DTM

News: HIGH FLYING BLAST OFF TO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SHOWPIECE

Do you want to watch stunning car control, ridiculous turns, extreme jumps and enjoy standing in the dark, in the rain? If the answer’s yes then put the following date in your diary as the FIA World Rally Championship will make its return to the UK when the 2018 Dayinsure Wales Rally GB blasts off… Read More News: HIGH FLYING BLAST OFF TO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SHOWPIECE

News: NEW NISSAN NAVARA N-GUARD SPECIAL VERSION NOW ON SALE

A quick quiz for you, which vehicle is a former winner of the International Pickup Award and is Nissan’s most popular pickup globally. It is manufactured at facilities in Spain, China, Mexico, Thailand and – since July 2018 – Argentina. Any ideas? The Navara N-Guard, Nissan say, is a tough and stylish new special version… Read More News: NEW NISSAN NAVARA N-GUARD SPECIAL VERSION NOW ON SALE

News: GULF AND FORD MOTOR COMPANY JOIN FORCES FOR ANOTHER LUBRICANT INDUSTRY FIRST WITH THE ’68 HERITAGE EDITION FORD GT

This doesn’t even need discussing. Read, look at the pictures and fall in love all over again. Gulf have explained to MotorMartin recently that they are extremely proud in 2018 to be celebrating the 50th anniversary of its first Le Mans win, with the legendary Ford GT40, and, as a fitting climax to these celebrations,… Read More News: GULF AND FORD MOTOR COMPANY JOIN FORCES FOR ANOTHER LUBRICANT INDUSTRY FIRST WITH THE ’68 HERITAGE EDITION FORD GT