News: ITALIAN GEMS LINED UP FOR COYS SUMMER AUCTIONS

The top floor up here at MotorMartin Towers was awash with excitement recently when it was announced that a pre-production 575MM Ferrari worth £200,000 and a 1926 Bugatti Type 37 worth £600,000 will be going under the hammer at, friends of MotorMartin, Coys auctions at Fontwell House and Blenheim palace on June 29th and July… Read More News: ITALIAN GEMS LINED UP FOR COYS SUMMER AUCTIONS

News: FORDS AS FAR AS THE EYE COULD SEE…

There were plenty of Fords and lots of awards at the weekend, as the Classic Ford Show – backed by headline sponsors EBC Brakes and Lancaster Insurance – continued to go from strength-to-strength. Now in its 13th year, the famous Santa Pod Raceway was filled with classic Fords of all ages and models, with over… Read More News: FORDS AS FAR AS THE EYE COULD SEE…

News: VIDEO: SUZUKI COMPLETES SHEENE XR14 RESTORATION

Perhaps the Brit that most transformed the sport of MotorCycle Grand Prix Racing in the eyes of the general public was the late great Barry Sheene with his Heron Suzuki Grand Prix machines. Someone at Suzuki clearly thinks so as Suzuki has released a pair of videos detailing the intricate and loving restoration of Barry… Read More News: VIDEO: SUZUKI COMPLETES SHEENE XR14 RESTORATION

News: MORE STYLE, LESS MONEY!

Regular readers of this site will know by now that we’re big fans of the relaunched MG brand up here on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers with a shiny 66 plate MG GS sitting proudly in it’s reserved space in the car park outside our extravagant reception. In fact MotorMartin has only recently had… Read More News: MORE STYLE, LESS MONEY!

Mitsubishi L200 Warrior Series 5: Just A Little Love

This L200 is a handsome Pickup, admirably proportioned with up to date styling. With sweeping lines around the rear doors of the cabin that look great and sleek front chrome grill, this is an extremely rugged and attractive approach to the modern Pickup. What Mitsubishi have done with the Series 5 is to create something… Read More Mitsubishi L200 Warrior Series 5: Just A Little Love

Mitsubishi L200 Warrior Series 5: Born To Run

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. The Mitsubishi L200 has been a popular sight on Britains roads for a number of years now and, it could be said, is responsible for the continuing popularity… Read More Mitsubishi L200 Warrior Series 5: Born To Run

News: ‘SUPERCAR SUNDAY’ AT BROOKLANDS MUSEUM, SUNDAY 16 JULY 2017

As regular readers will know, MotorMartin Towers is rather awash with sports car fans, especially of those sports cars that hail from the more recent past. There’s just something that raises the blood pressure when looking at a car as special as a Jaguar XJ220 in the flesh and is an experience that everyone should… Read More News: ‘SUPERCAR SUNDAY’ AT BROOKLANDS MUSEUM, SUNDAY 16 JULY 2017

News: INTRODUCING THE NEW PEUGEOT 308

Peugeot have recently explained to MotorMartin that their new PEUGEOT 308, due to hit UK roads in September, is the most connected and safest yet with a range of technology and styling enhancements for the 2018 model year and let’s be honest here, the old model was superb to start with.  In fact, so comprehensive… Read More News: INTRODUCING THE NEW PEUGEOT 308

News: LEADING MG DEALERSHIP WINS GLOBAL AUTOMOTIVE AWARD

It gives all of us here at MotorMartin Towers immense pleasure to be able to announce that, friends of the MotorMartin, Nathaniel Cars, a leading MG dealership based in South Wales, is celebrating after deservedly taking home the highly-prestigious Four Star Award for Excellence at the SAIC Motor Global MG Dealer Awards. The ceremony, which… Read More News: LEADING MG DEALERSHIP WINS GLOBAL AUTOMOTIVE AWARD

News: ROLLS-ROYCE ANNOUNCES A GATHERING OF THE GREATEST PHANTOMS IN HISTORY

#GreatPhantoms  It’s come to MotorMartin’s attention recently that at the end of July, ‘The Great Eight Phantoms’, a Rolls-Royce Exhibition, will gather together the greatest Phantoms from the last 92 years in Mayfair, London. The Exhibition will welcome the next generation of this most celebrated luxury item. Over the next eight weeks, Rolls-Royce have shared… Read More News: ROLLS-ROYCE ANNOUNCES A GATHERING OF THE GREATEST PHANTOMS IN HISTORY

Fiat Tipo 1.6 MultiJet 120 hp Lounge Edition: I Can Dream About You

This Fiat Tipo looks good, offering the consumer a thoroughly modern hatchback that can compete with the best, especially in the metallic pearl sand paintwork on test. Proportionally correct, the Tipo displays an upmarket look that sets it apart from the rest with it’s smart grill and chrome surround complementing the additional chrome highlights around… Read More Fiat Tipo 1.6 MultiJet 120 hp Lounge Edition: I Can Dream About You

Fiat Tipo 1.6 MultiJet 120 hp Lounge Edition: Fallin For You Again

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. The Fiat Tipo is not a stranger to this green and pleasant land of ours, arriving originally way back in June 1988 as a base 1.4 or DGT,… Read More Fiat Tipo 1.6 MultiJet 120 hp Lounge Edition: Fallin For You Again

Ducati Desmodromic Valves: Wasn’t Born To Follow

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. Dedicated to Nicky Hayden 1981-2017  There are certain manufacturers worldwide that the non-motorcycling members of the general public are aware of due to how the brands have… Read More Ducati Desmodromic Valves: Wasn’t Born To Follow

News: CITY CONCOURS CELEBRATES THE WORLD OF ‘MODERN BESPOKE’ CARS

Now if there’s one thing that gets MotorMartin Towers rocking it is the impending news of a classic car auction, beautiful cars, stunning styling and perhaps something purer than vehicles today. It was extremely pleasing therefore when the news feed up on the top floor began highlighting the following news.  The all-new City Concours, kicking… Read More News: CITY CONCOURS CELEBRATES THE WORLD OF ‘MODERN BESPOKE’ CARS

News: HERE THEY COME! FULL RANGE OF ALL-NEW FIESTA MODELS TO SUCCEED UK’S TOP-SELLING CAR ROLL OFF ASSEMBLY LINE

Only the other day, on a staff day out to that Jewell on the North East Coast that is Scarborough, it was as if the Gods were shining down as we were greeted by a display of late eighties and early nineties classic cars lined up on the promenade. Pick of the bunch was debated… Read More News: HERE THEY COME! FULL RANGE OF ALL-NEW FIESTA MODELS TO SUCCEED UK’S TOP-SELLING CAR ROLL OFF ASSEMBLY LINE

News: ALL-NEW PICANTO CUSTOMERS TO RECEIVE ONE-YEAR FREE INSURANCE

Kia Motors (UK) Ltd have informed MotorMartin that they are pleased to announce yet another reason to take ownership of an all-new Picanto, following its launch and highly positive reception on 1 May. As part of the brand’s second-quarter offers, the new city car now benefits from free motor insurance for up to one year.… Read More News: ALL-NEW PICANTO CUSTOMERS TO RECEIVE ONE-YEAR FREE INSURANCE

News: MG GEARS UP FOR FURTHER EXPANSION IN NORTHERN IRELAND WITH DEALER APPOINTMENT

This year has seen continued expansion for MG Motor UK in their quest to present something new and innovative for the UK buyer. News then that MG Motor UK has made another significant step forward in its national dealer development strategy, with the appointment of Greg Mitchell MG, can be seen as further proof of… Read More News: MG GEARS UP FOR FURTHER EXPANSION IN NORTHERN IRELAND WITH DEALER APPOINTMENT