News: LAST OF THE LINE, TIME WARP SAAB AT CCA’S CHRISTMAS SALE

MotorMartin is excited to share the following news about a very special and rare 1978 Saab 96L Souvenir V4, the very last made for the UK market, which will be going under the hammer next weekend in Classic Car Auctions’ (CCA) Christmas Sale, taking place on Saturday 5th December at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre, Leamington Spa.… Read More News: LAST OF THE LINE, TIME WARP SAAB AT CCA’S CHRISTMAS SALE

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News: MITSUBISHI OUTLANDER PHEV IS NAMED PLUG-IN VEHICLE OF THE YEAR BY THE SCOTSMAN

The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is a 4 x 4 with a conscience, the 4 x 4 that you can, quite literally, look down on other drivers from. There haven’t been too many times in the past when an off road driver would be looking through the motoring press to see if their vehicle had won… Read More News: MITSUBISHI OUTLANDER PHEV IS NAMED PLUG-IN VEHICLE OF THE YEAR BY THE SCOTSMAN

News: MITSUBISHI OUTLANDER PHEV IS SUV OF THE YEAR AT 2015 NEXT GREEN CAR AWARDS

The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is a sales phenomenon here in the UK where the key figures, as supplied by Mitsubishi, give us many of the reasons behind its success. Unlike purely electric vehicles (EVs) which still suffer from a lack of serious range the Outlander should keep going for over 500 miles before filling up.… Read More News: MITSUBISHI OUTLANDER PHEV IS SUV OF THE YEAR AT 2015 NEXT GREEN CAR AWARDS

News: DEMAND FOR NEW FORD FOCUS ST MORE THAN DOUBLES AS DIESEL POWERSHIFT DEBUTS

The latest news shared with MotorMartin from Ford’s European headquarters at Brentwood, Essex is that Ford Focus ST sales have leapt by a quite stunning 270 per cent since the introduction of new petrol and diesel powertrains. This has led to almost 6,700 diesel and petrol Focus STs being sold in the UK so far… Read More News: DEMAND FOR NEW FORD FOCUS ST MORE THAN DOUBLES AS DIESEL POWERSHIFT DEBUTS

News: WEC FINALE: AUDI TO BATTLE FOR THIRD TITLE

In what is to be the eighth race of an extremely exciting FIA World Endurance Championship the title will only be decided after a further six hours of mechanically tortuous racing. The link between the WEC and the average road car has been discussed by MotorMartin back in October https://motormartin.wordpress.com/2015/10/26/news-audi-ready-for-intense-final-stage-in-wec-title-race/ and provides a window into… Read More News: WEC FINALE: AUDI TO BATTLE FOR THIRD TITLE

News: FIRST RIGHT HAND DRIVE PRODUCTION JAGUAR E-TYPE DRIVEN TO THE MAX?

In more classic Jaguar news it was certainly exciting for MotorMartin to be informed that the 1961 Jaguar E-Type chassis 860001, the very first right-hand-drive production Fixed Head Coupé restored by Classic Motor Cars Ltd (CMC), has been driven to 146 mph on a German autobahn by British Hill Climb Champion, David Franklin. David was… Read More News: FIRST RIGHT HAND DRIVE PRODUCTION JAGUAR E-TYPE DRIVEN TO THE MAX?