News: CELEBRATE BRITAIN’S BEST-LOVED 4X4 AT BEAULIEU’S SIMPLY LAND ROVER – SUNDAY 7TH AUGUST

Beaulieu and their Simply rallies have been an incredible success so far this year with MotorMartin reporting recently on Simply Jaguar, which occurred back a few months ago. And now news has arrived at MotorMartin Towers of the next one-make extravaganza in the beautiful setting of Beaulieu where it’s long been known that the New Forest would… Read More News: CELEBRATE BRITAIN’S BEST-LOVED 4X4 AT BEAULIEU’S SIMPLY LAND ROVER – SUNDAY 7TH AUGUST

News: COPING WITH DRIVING IN WET WEATHER: ADVICE FROM IAM ROADSMART

As we all know, in the middle to late 1950s the UK and indeed the rest of the World were permanently bathed in glorious, sepia tinged sunshine. Obviously being Britain we didn’t really enjoy this as it was just a little too hot and there was not enough rain to keep the well manicured lawn… Read More News: COPING WITH DRIVING IN WET WEATHER: ADVICE FROM IAM ROADSMART

News: KIA TOPS J.D.POWER RANKINGS – FIRST VOLUME BRAND TO DO SO IN 27 YEARS

MotorMartin has spoken at length about Kia’s deserved expansion into the elite band of mainstream manufacturers headed by both Ford and Vauxhall here in the UK and discussed the many improvements that Kia have brought about over the last few years to the cars within their impressive range. And now, after a succession of awards… Read More News: KIA TOPS J.D.POWER RANKINGS – FIRST VOLUME BRAND TO DO SO IN 27 YEARS

News: WHAT’S IN A NAME?

One of the cars that MotorMartin has been looking forward to most over these last few months has been the all new MG GS. The fantastic mix of style, technology and excellent value that MG Motor UK are becoming known for is present in abundance in the GS and in MotorMartin’s eyes,  it looks fantastic.… Read More News: WHAT’S IN A NAME?

News: FORD EXPANDS SPORTY ST-LINE RANGE WITH NEW MONDEO ST LINE UNVEILED AT 2016 GOODWOOD FESTIVAL OF SPEED

What is it about Ford, whereby they can take a ‘real life’ family car such as the Focus, add two letters and create a fire breathing monster? The Focus ST has been a mainstay of the Focus range since the original back in the midst of time and remains incredibly popular today with a large… Read More News: FORD EXPANDS SPORTY ST-LINE RANGE WITH NEW MONDEO ST LINE UNVEILED AT 2016 GOODWOOD FESTIVAL OF SPEED

2016 Volkswagen Tiguan SE NAV 2.0 TDI: Good Day Sunshine

The 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan SE NAV 2.0 TDI, to give this classy SUV it’s full name is certainly a handsome looking beast. Anyone familiar with the VW family will surely recognise the overall silhouette as being immediately relatable to the famous Golf and the associated quality of bodywork is plain to see. And yet, I’m… Read More 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan SE NAV 2.0 TDI: Good Day Sunshine

News: 140 CARS GO UNDER THE HAMMER AT COYS BLENHEIM PALACE AUCTION

Returning to the MotorMartin news desk the other day I was greeted by the very latest COYS catalogue for their forthcoming auction and what a joy flicking through this weighty listings was. Filled to bursting with amazing photography, superbly researched information and accurate accounts of the vehicles and their expected prices, this was a guide… Read More News: 140 CARS GO UNDER THE HAMMER AT COYS BLENHEIM PALACE AUCTION

News: ALFA ROMEO GIULIA QUADRIFOGLIO UK PRICING AND SPECIFICATION ANNOUNCED

Following on from MotorMartin’s recent review Alfa Romeo Giulietta 1.6 JTDM-2: Lady In Red of this superb return to form for Alfa Romeo comes the news that all Alfa fans have been waiting for. With news and images of the brand new Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio wetting the appetite over the last few weeks and months, anticipation… Read More News: ALFA ROMEO GIULIA QUADRIFOGLIO UK PRICING AND SPECIFICATION ANNOUNCED

News: MITSUBISHI ANNOUNCE A £2,500 DEPOSIT CONTRIBUTION AND 0% FINANCE ON THE UK’s BEST-SELLING PHEV

In the World of MotorMartin Towers, the Outlander PHEV is certainly a well respected hybrid SUV and much like the rest of the country, it’s a car who’s many positive points make it difficult to ignore. indeed not many months ago MotorMartin had the pleasure of experiencing the PHEV over a variety of roads and… Read More News: MITSUBISHI ANNOUNCE A £2,500 DEPOSIT CONTRIBUTION AND 0% FINANCE ON THE UK’s BEST-SELLING PHEV

News: AUDI PRESENTS NINE UK PUBLIC DEBUTS AT GOODWOOD FESTIVAL OF SPEED

Rather incredibly, in MotorMartin’s opinion, no fewer than nine brand new Audi models will make their UK public debuts at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed, collectively covering an intoxicating spectrum of speed, performance, trendsetting technology and masterly design. Incredible, and shows the confidence that Audi rightfully have in their products. Audi have confirmed to… Read More News: AUDI PRESENTS NINE UK PUBLIC DEBUTS AT GOODWOOD FESTIVAL OF SPEED

News: ASTON MARTIN UNVEILS LIMITED EDITION VANQUISH ZAGATO

Much as this site is dedicated to the everyday motoring that we all do, sometimes out of necessity, sometimes for pleasure and on the odd occasion, both at the same time, it’s often inspirational to look at the kinds of dream motor car that we might purchase if that elusive lottery win ever comes to… Read More News: ASTON MARTIN UNVEILS LIMITED EDITION VANQUISH ZAGATO

News: VOLVO CARS REVEALS SPORTY S90 AND V90 R-DESIGN MODELS

In what could well turn out to be a first for MotorMartin, it’s perhaps finally time to accept that Volvo, that most mighty of Swedish manufacturers have finally decided to introduce a little flair and sporting flavour to their lineup and I think you’ll have to agree, they’ve been most successful. Volvo Cars have revealed… Read More News: VOLVO CARS REVEALS SPORTY S90 AND V90 R-DESIGN MODELS

News: £3.2 MILLION WORTH OF CLASSICS SOLD AT SILVERSTONE’S MAY SALE

MotorMartin is rapidly becoming the go to site for classic auction news with both Coys of Kensington and Silverstone Auctions regularly featuring in the news posted here from MotorMartin Towers. A short time ago, MotorMartin spoke about the rarity of the 1998 Subaru Impreza 22B STi that was to be featured in Silverstone Auction’s 20th… Read More News: £3.2 MILLION WORTH OF CLASSICS SOLD AT SILVERSTONE’S MAY SALE

News: CLIVE SUTTON REVEALS HIGH-PERFORMANCE TUNING PACKAGES FOR FORD MUSTANG

As you all know from various @motormartin1 tweets and news posts, here at MotorMartin Towers we do love the Ford Mustang, even the slightly less desirable 1980s models have something for the Mustang fan in your life to salivate over. And the release of the brand new UK spec RHD models last year definitely have that… Read More News: CLIVE SUTTON REVEALS HIGH-PERFORMANCE TUNING PACKAGES FOR FORD MUSTANG

News: FORMIDABLE FORD FOCUS RS AND ITS ENGINEER CROWNED BY AUTOCAR

The Ford Focus RS has been the Focus (ahem) of a few posts here at MotorMartin Towers where, as a fast Ford fan, I’ve been following the progress of this hottest of hot hatch from the very beginning. Indeed, a quick click on the following will give those that missed it a chance to catchup… Read More News: FORMIDABLE FORD FOCUS RS AND ITS ENGINEER CROWNED BY AUTOCAR

Alfa Romeo Giulietta 1.6 JTDM-2: Lady In Red.

Accepted wisdom in the motoring world is that you must own or have driven an Alfa Romeo to class yourself as someone who enjoys the automotive side of life and that if you haven’t, you’re somehow less of a driver. Now MotorMartin doesn’t actually agree with this argument as there are other, fine driving machines… Read More Alfa Romeo Giulietta 1.6 JTDM-2: Lady In Red.

News: HAT-TRICK FOR THE AUDI A7 SPORTBACK AT THE HONEST JOHN AWARDS

The recent Honest John Awards have rewarded those cars deemed by the site’s readers as worthy enough. With two winners already having been highlighted on MotorMartin, those of Mercedes and the overall Car of the Year, Suzuki, it’s quite clear that these awards are of great importance to the various manufacturers. And now, news has reached MotorMartin… Read More News: HAT-TRICK FOR THE AUDI A7 SPORTBACK AT THE HONEST JOHN AWARDS

News: SPECIAL CLIO RENAULT SPORT SET FOR MONACO DEBUT

Renault have been quick to point out to MotorMartin that to mark its fortieth anniversary and celebrate Renault’s return as a Formula 1 team, Renault Sport unveiled a very special version of their Clio R.S. at the legendary Monaco Grand Prix, the home of champions. Patrice Ratti, Managing Director of Renault Sport Cars, shared with… Read More News: SPECIAL CLIO RENAULT SPORT SET FOR MONACO DEBUT

News: ICONIC ESCORT NAMED BRITAIN’S FAVOURITE CLASSIC FORD

It’s as if someone, somewhere, had noticed that the MotorMartin Flag fluttering above the iconic MotorMartin Towers had recently been flying at half mast and decided to find some motoring news that would raise the spirits up here in the Towers. Now friends of MotorMartin are well aware of the high regard that Ford are… Read More News: ICONIC ESCORT NAMED BRITAIN’S FAVOURITE CLASSIC FORD