News: FANS FLOCK TO FORD FAIR ANNIVERSARY FEST

In what could be classed as as a dream day out for MotorMartin if only work hadn’t got in the way, over 21,000 Ford fans flocked to the home of British motorsport for the UK’s biggest Ford-only event, which understandably saw yet another year of incredible growth. Ford Fair, now in its 32nd year, rather… Read More News: FANS FLOCK TO FORD FAIR ANNIVERSARY FEST

News: ALL EYES ON IMPRESSIVE MODERN CLASSICS LINE-UP FOR SEPTEMBER SALE

We all know that the staff up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers are big fans of a decent quality classic car, in fact, the car doesn’t even need to be that good or even particularly class for the staff to down keyboards and go and look. This makes it very difficult when companies… Read More News: ALL EYES ON IMPRESSIVE MODERN CLASSICS LINE-UP FOR SEPTEMBER SALE

Automotive Art By George Cochrane: Drawn To The Deep End

British automotive art is on a sharp upward trajectory at present with new names entering the congestion and gaining recognition for their talents. Brett Fraser, writing for the Daily Telegraph recently stated that: “British automotive art in particular is reinventing itself and the exciting result is a genre in which the car remains the inspiration… Read More Automotive Art By George Cochrane: Drawn To The Deep End

MG3 3STYLE VTi-TECH: On With The Show

The following is a re-edit of a piece posted by MotorMartin on DriveTribe under The Junk Yard banner run by Tony Yates, perhaps better known as @Xinterceptor. This is the second time that I’ve had the pleasure of this, the MG3 but the first time with the 3STYLE edition with it’s additional cruise control, automatic… Read More MG3 3STYLE VTi-TECH: On With The Show

News: NEW FOREST WELCOMES MG DEALER

It’s been the case for a while now that MG Motor UK have been enthusiastically expanding at an extremely impressive rate and that this is allowing the brand to get both the excellent MG3 and MG GS SUV out and about for potential customers to experience. It’s also quite clear to MotorMartin that this approach… Read More News: NEW FOREST WELCOMES MG DEALER

News: INFINITI RETRO PROTOTYPE TO DEBUT AT 2017 PEBBLE BEACH CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE

“It started as a simple thought– what if we found a car, down at the Southern tip of Japan, buried deep in a barn, hidden from all eyes for 70 years. What if in this car we found the seed of passion planted during our first Japanese Grand Prix and the power and artistry of… Read More News: INFINITI RETRO PROTOTYPE TO DEBUT AT 2017 PEBBLE BEACH CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE

News: KIA SPORTAGE IN TOP TEN BEST SELLERS IN JULY

It’s always an interesting time of year for sales figures preceding the traditional change of number plate in September and yet in a month where the UK car market was down 9.3 per cent, Kia Motors (UK) Ltd. have shared with MotorMartin that they have posted another successful month of sales with the Kia Sportage,… Read More News: KIA SPORTAGE IN TOP TEN BEST SELLERS IN JULY

News: MG MOTOR UK HOTS UP FOR JULY

Staff up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers have only just finished digesting the most recent new car registration stats from the SMMT which show a general decline for passenger car registrations in July, when information arrived from MG Motor UK. Confirmation, if it were needed, that the strategy behind the success of MG… Read More News: MG MOTOR UK HOTS UP FOR JULY

News: Z900 FANS WILL SEE RED IN 2018

First shown to the media and public in late 2016, Kawasaki have confirmed to MotorMartin that their Z900 will appear in a brand new colour option for the 2018 sales season after a fully deserved year of strong sales and high praise. Indeed, MotorMartin has long been a fan of all things Kawasaki with articles… Read More News: Z900 FANS WILL SEE RED IN 2018

News: ICONIC ASTON RACERS AT FISKENS

I think it’s safe to say that those of us residing in the rather opulent surroundings of MotorMartin Towers are all big fans of Aston Martin, what they stand for and the results of all their endeavours. So when we heard that Renowned London specialist Fiskens is offering for sale two legendary Aston Martins, there… Read More News: ICONIC ASTON RACERS AT FISKENS

News: SNOWS MOTOR GROUP NAMES BASINGSTOKE FOR SECOND SUZUKI FRANCHISE

Suzuki GB PLC have shared with MotorMartin recently that the Snows Motor Group has opened its second Suzuki franchise dealership. The unveiling of the latest site in Basingstoke, Hampshire, follows last year’s launch of the retailer’s first showroom in Poole, Dorset. This brings the total number of Suzuki locations in the southern county to four. Snows… Read More News: SNOWS MOTOR GROUP NAMES BASINGSTOKE FOR SECOND SUZUKI FRANCHISE

News: LIFE’S A BEACH WITH THE MG GS

With many of us here at MotorMartin Towers getting ready for the summer, sorting raincoats, woolly hats, wellies etc. It seemed almost prophetic that MG Motor UK chose today to forward the following information regarding the many stunning places here in the U.K. that you really should take the time to visit. MG have shared… Read More News: LIFE’S A BEACH WITH THE MG GS

News: MITSUBISHI MOTORS CELEBRATES ITS 100th YEAR WITH CENTENARY TOUR

It only seems like the other day that we were celebrating the birth of Mitsubishi and now, almost unbelievably, we’re here to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the production of the first Mitsubishi vehicle, the Model A. And now, Mitsubishi Motors in the UK have shared with MotorMartin that they are pleased to announce the… Read More News: MITSUBISHI MOTORS CELEBRATES ITS 100th YEAR WITH CENTENARY TOUR

Triumph TT600: Love Her Madly

The following is a re-edit of a piece posted by MotorMartin on DriveTribe under the I Love Motorbikes banner run by Tony Yates, perhaps better known as @Xinterceptor. I think it’s fair to say that on launch the all new Triumph 2000 TT600 was not universally adored, in fact, despite the handling and brakes being… Read More Triumph TT600: Love Her Madly

MG3 3STYLE VTi-TECH: Thank You For The Good Times

This is the second time that I’ve had the pleasure of this, the MG3 but the first time with the 3STYLE edition with it’s additional cruise control, automatic headlights, styling tweaks, technology and 16″ diamond alloy wheels as standard. Excellent. But there are certain key points of interest that newcomers to the MG3 range may… Read More MG3 3STYLE VTi-TECH: Thank You For The Good Times

News: SIERRA RS500 NAMED THE ‘ULTIMATE COSWORTH’ ON ITS 30TH ANNIVERSARY

Over the last couple of years there have been many Ford based conversations over at MotorMartin Towers focusing on the merits of the various Escorts, Sierras, Fiestas and such like with the general consensus being that they are sadly missed out on the highways and byways of this green and pleasant land of ours. Indeed,… Read More News: SIERRA RS500 NAMED THE ‘ULTIMATE COSWORTH’ ON ITS 30TH ANNIVERSARY

News: RECORD-HOLDING CIVIC TOURER MAKES ONE LAST JOURNEY… TO THE BRITISH MOTOR MUSEUM

Over the last few years, fuel economy has become a much more important part of the consumer’s car buying decision with all of the major manufacturers investing heavily to increase this aspect of a car’s design. This makes cars like the record-holding Honda Civic Tourer below, a car which embarked on an epic road trip… Read More News: RECORD-HOLDING CIVIC TOURER MAKES ONE LAST JOURNEY… TO THE BRITISH MOTOR MUSEUM

News: E-TYPE FOUND IN PIECES TO BE GIVEN NEW LEASE OF LIFE

There are certain cars that even people that are not automotive fans have still heard of and the E-Type, for reasons of performance, style and reputation is surely the most famous. Indeed, the Jaguar is so desirable that prices are incredibly strong at the moment. With this in mind, news that one of the first… Read More News: E-TYPE FOUND IN PIECES TO BE GIVEN NEW LEASE OF LIFE

News: DS AUTOMOBILES REVEALS A RANGE OF ATTRACTIVE 67-PLATE OFFERS

As regular readers will no doubt already be aware of, MotorMartin has spent many a happy mile in the DS 3, DS 4 and the rather majestic DS 5 over the course of the last year or so and has been mightily impressed by the quality and looks of the latest editions, so much so… Read More News: DS AUTOMOBILES REVEALS A RANGE OF ATTRACTIVE 67-PLATE OFFERS

News: COYS TO HOLD CLASSIC CAR AND MEMORABILIA AUCTION FOR CHARITY IN SOUTH AFRICA

It’s always nice to hear about the activities of those renowned International auctioneers Coys especially as they have recently informed MotorMartin that they will be holding their inaugural classic car and memorabilia auction for charity at the Concours South Africa 2017 on August 5th. Friends of MotorMartin, Coys, have shared that South Africa’s only multi-marque concours,… Read More News: COYS TO HOLD CLASSIC CAR AND MEMORABILIA AUCTION FOR CHARITY IN SOUTH AFRICA