MINI are justifiably proud to announce to MotorMartin that their MINI 5-door Hatch has been awarded Best Compact SME Company Car in Business Car Manager’s SME Company Car of the Year awards 2016. Judged against its competitors by an independent panel, the 5-door Cooper D Hatch was recognised by the experts for its low CO2 emissions… Read More News: MINI 5-DOOR HATCH WINS AT BUSINESS CAR MANAGER’S SME COMPANY CAR OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2016
ŠKODA is one of the longest-established vehicle production companies still producing motor vehicles with their products being recognisable the world over. Since 1895, the Czech headquarters in Mladá Boleslav has seen the production firstly of bicycles, then motorbikes before settling on cars. From humble beginnings ŠKODA currently have seven passenger car models on forecourts across… Read More News: ŠKODA PRODUCES 18 MILLIONTH CAR
Now Christmas is over and we’re motoring on into February, thoughts naturally turn towards filling your motoring diary with drives and events to while away the longer, lighter and warmer evenings. This summer’s Silverstone Classic is all set to break yet more records with its biggest ever line-up of spectacular touring car race action and… Read More News: TIN-TOP SUNDAY AT THE SILVERSTONE CLASSIC
Italy would appear to have a somewhat difficult reputation when it comes to the building and maintenance of motor cars and motor cycles. Ask any gentleman, or lady, of a certain age and they will not be too complementary about the longevity of an Italian vehicle, it’s bodywork or electrics. Especially one that has been… Read More Fiat Panda 1.3 MultiJet 4×4: Grizzly?
Last week, MotorMartin was in the fortunate position of being able to take a drive in a FIAT Panda 4×4 around the streets and hills of Keighley, West Yorkshire. A Panda also powered by the same 1.3 MultiJet II Turbo diesel and MotorMartin can confirm that this engine should be a perfect fit for the… Read More News: NEW FIAT 500 1.2 ‘ECO’ GOES ON SALE IN THE UK
In a continuation from http://motormartin.wordpress.com/2016/01/23/news-all-new-ford-focus-rs-pioneers-innovative-awd-and-performance-technologies-for-ultimate-driving-enjoyment-part-1/ we open Part 2 with Ford sharing with MotorMartin a little more of the technology present in the all new RS Focus. Advanced performance technologies Ford have spent a long time making sure that the Focus RS offers advanced performance and driver assistance technologies to help ensure that its extreme… Read More News: ALL-NEW FORD FOCUS RS PIONEERS INNOVATIVE AWD AND PERFORMANCE TECHNOLOGIES FOR ULTIMATE DRIVING ENJOYMENT Part 2
Is the Ford Focus the ultimate ‘real life’ motor? It certainly presents the consumer with a host of tempting features including economy, comfort, handling, a decent boot, excellent cabin size, refinement and amazing technology as standard. Yet you can pick up the latest Focus from just £15,995 OTR, rising to £22,095 for a Titanium X.… Read More News: ALL-NEW FORD FOCUS RS PIONEERS INNOVATIVE AWD AND PERFORMANCE TECHNOLOGIES FOR ULTIMATE DRIVING ENJOYMENT Part 1
At the beginning of January this year, MotorMartin was delighted to be able to report on the Mazda MX-5 winning the Roadsters and Spiders category in ‘The Sunday Times Top 100 Cars’ https://motormartin.wordpress.com/2016/01/03/news-all-new-mazda-mx-5-wins-best-roadster-and-spider-in-the-sunday-times-top-100-cars/ and now it’s the turn of Suzuki GB PLC to share some very good news for its Vitara model. Suzuki GB PLC… Read More News: TOP 100 CARS
Driving a Jaguar through a typical British winter is not usually something to be cherished. Yes, you’ve probably got extremely comfortable, heated seats and the duel zone climate control set at a comfortable 23°C but you’re still feeling edgy. At the back of your mind is the knowledge that a powerful engine and rear wheel… Read More News: JAGUAR LAUNCHES NEW XF ALL-WHEEL DRIVE IN UK
When thinking about French cars and comparing them to their British counterparts, it’s easy to assume that the green and pleasant lands upon which we reside will hold the greater motoring heritage. After all, any look down a list of early motoring manufacturers will show a vast array of recognisable names from Britain’s past. Rover,… Read More Renault Twingo: French Fancy.