MotorMartin has spoken before about the cult of the SUV and it’s continued impact on the car buying public and manufacturers alike. Consumers who used to favour a nice new saloon or estate are no longer happy to be seen in such a vehicle yet they still want the size and space that these traditional sectors promise. So what to do? Perhaps the first recognisable SUV on these shores was the original Land Rover launched way back in April 1948, a car that provided the occupants with the go anywhere ability that has since become synonymous with the brand. Although … Continue reading Range Rover Evoque SE Tech ED4 2WD: Everytime I Look At You.
Up here in MotorMartin Towers, it’s often difficult to cover all of the well deserving motoring events that happen up and down the length of the country and so it’s high time I highlighted a particular favourite. Many years ago, MotorMartin found himself leaving the respected shores of Essex to make his fame and fortune up in the wilds of West Yorkshire yet a soft spot for Essex has always remained. And so, one of the events that has recently become a favourite, is itself based in that welcoming County and took place on the 24th April this year. Fortunately, … Continue reading News: The Capability Brown Drive It Day Rally
Taking a ‘brake’ and having a ‘breather’ are exactly what MotorMartin has been doing over the last week or so, hence the lack of updates to the site as, rather unfortunately, bad news has been doing the rounds here at MotorMartin Towers and has put everything rather off kilter for a little while. But, like ŠKODA themselves, MotorMartin is readying himself for the beginning of summer and the perfect chance to continue building http://motormartin.com/ into the go-to site for all motoring enthusiasts. And so, after awakening the MotorMartin news feed from its enforced slumber, motoring news flowed as if it … Continue reading News: TAKE A ‘BRAKE’ AND HAVE A ‘BREATHER’ WITH ŠKODA
MotorMartin is always happy to highlight those dealers and dealerships that deliver service above and beyond that which is expected, especially when it sets a new standard for others to then follow. And now MotorMartin has received the following news regarding an exceptional dealership North of the border which deserves recognition. McLaren have informed MotorMartin that in only its first full year of trading, McLaren Glasgow has been named the European Retailer of the Year 2015 in recognition of its highest business standards. The competition saw entries from the full McLaren retailer network in Europe comprising 21 locations in nine … Continue reading News: McLAREN GLASGOW AWARDED EUROPEAN RETAILER OF THE YEAR 2015 IN FIRST YEAR OF TRADING
Checkout MotorMartin’s YouTube video review below. Where will you go? Continue reading Mitsubishi ASX ZC-H: One Vision. YouTube.
Checkout MotorMartin’s YouTube video review below. Where will you go? Continue reading Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV: Are Friends Electric? YouTube.
Checkout MotorMartin’s YouTube video review below. Where will you go? Continue reading Mitsubishi L200 Series 5 Warrior: Bigger Than Both of Us. YouTube.
Last week saw MotorMartin introducing the ASX ZC-H, the top of the range, sporty 4X4 SUV offering from that master of the off road vehicle, Mitsubishi, see https://motormartin.com/2016/05/09/mitsubishi-asx-zc-h-one-vision/ for part 1. And here in part 2 I will be considering the effect of the interior on the driving experience combined with what the ASX is like out on the road, in ‘real life’ traffic and on the ‘real life’ roads in the locality of Nathaniel Cars, Bridgend, who can be contacted on 01656 339849 for their advice on all things Mitsubishi (MG & Subaru also) http://www.nathanielcars.co.uk/new-cars/mitsubishi/ and who generously provided … Continue reading Mitsubishi ASX ZC-H: A Kind Of Magic.
It’s always satisfying to be able to report on a automotive milestone being reached and so it gives MotorMartin great pleasure to be able to announce that Fuji Heavy Industries, the manufacturer of Subaru automobiles, this year celebrates the 50th anniversary of its horizontally-opposed ‘Boxer’ engine, so called due to the engine’s pistons resembling the punch-counterpunch motion of a boxer’s fists. Subaru have informed MotorMartin that their signature Boxer engine was introduced on the Subaru 1000 compact passenger car on 14 May 1966 and that since then, Subaru has sought to maximise the advantages of its Boxer engines and continuously enhanced … Continue reading News: SUBARU CELEBRATES 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF ITS HORIZONTALLY-OPPOSED ‘BOXER’ ENGINE
In one of the first news articles posted on MotorMartin https://motormartin.com/2015/10/30/news-jaguar-e-type-revealed-as-best-british-car-ever-at-classic-sports-car-the-london-show/ it was reported that the classic E-type Jaguar was, deservedly, voted the best British car ever at the Classic & Sports Car London Show. And what a car the E-type is, revolutionary, extremely fast even now and oh so beautiful. Surely this is a car that would grace any dream garage. Well Stratstones certainly seem to think so, and who can blame them. When the news below was communicated to MotorMartin, it was received with mix of awe and jealousy, I’ll let you decide in which order though. Stratstone … Continue reading News: STRATSTONE BECOMES PROUD OWNER OF 2015 JAGUAR LIGHTWEIGHT E-TYPE CHASSIS #15