News: FORD CUSTOMER ADVICE ON NEW ROAD TAX GOES INTO OVERDRIVE

It’s come as no surprise to MotorMartin that sooner or later the Government were going to re-evaluate and then change the current Road Tax brackets, especially as we’ve all been encouraged to buy more efficient and economical Petrol and diesel cars for some time now. And yet, is it quite right that after years of… Read More News: FORD CUSTOMER ADVICE ON NEW ROAD TAX GOES INTO OVERDRIVE

News: AUTOCAR LAUNCHES PUBLIC POLL TO FIND THE WORLD’S MOST REVOLUTIONARY CAR

It’s a conversation that we’ve all had at one time or another, whether it be in the pub, the beer garden, tap room or the newly refurbished board room here at the Towers, it has to be said that the gold gilding is an especially nice touch, but back to the business in hand. The… Read More News: AUTOCAR LAUNCHES PUBLIC POLL TO FIND THE WORLD’S MOST REVOLUTIONARY CAR

News: ARRINERA RECEIVES FIRST CUSTOMER ORDERS FOR 500BHP HUSSARYA GT AS 2017 BUILD SLOTS GET UNDERWAY

Despite all of us working up here in MotorMartin Towers believing in the ‘real life’ motoring philosophy that undercuts everything we do, there’s always room for the odd supercar. And this superb Hussarya GT can certainly be classed as a supercar.  One year on from the debut of the Hussarya GT at Autosport International 2016,… Read More News: ARRINERA RECEIVES FIRST CUSTOMER ORDERS FOR 500BHP HUSSARYA GT AS 2017 BUILD SLOTS GET UNDERWAY

News: NEW DISCOVERY ARRIVES IN UK RETAILERS

There’s been big changes occurring at Land Rover recently as the firm have taken the brave decision to finally lay the original Defender and Discovery to rest whilst introducing the wildly successful Evoque and Discovery Sport. And now it’s time for, perhaps, the most important launch to date as Land Rover’s new Discovery arrives in… Read More News: NEW DISCOVERY ARRIVES IN UK RETAILERS

News: FANTASTIC FORDS HEAD TO BEAULIEU FOR SIMPLY RALLY – SUNDAY APRIL 30TH

MotorMartin’s love of all things Ford, especially those Ford’s that could now be described as ‘classic’, is well known to regular readers and so news regarding the new 2017 show season has been eagerly anticipated for quite some time.  And here it is, if you can ignore the sound of celebrations emanating from MotorMartin Towers… Read More News: FANTASTIC FORDS HEAD TO BEAULIEU FOR SIMPLY RALLY – SUNDAY APRIL 30TH

News: ŠKODA CONTINUES TO ACCELERATE INTEREST WITH NEW YETI SE DRIVE AND SE L DRIVE MODELS

The Yeti is one of those cars that was just superb straight from the launch, after all, here was a rugged good looking 4×4 that had a quality fit and finish combined with excellent on and off road manners and that was built to last. Consumers couldn’t get enough of them and who could blame… Read More News: ŠKODA CONTINUES TO ACCELERATE INTEREST WITH NEW YETI SE DRIVE AND SE L DRIVE MODELS

News: SECRETS OF SUCCESS: NISSAN REVEALS KEY NUMBERS WHICH HELPED QASHQAI DELIVER 10 YEARS OF CROSSOVER LEADERSHIP

These days it’s rather hard to remember the impact that the original Qashqai had here in the U.K., after all, it was the original SUV in many people’s minds and certainly can be credited with kickstarting this beautiful nation’s love affair with all things Sport, Utility and Vehicular. So what follows are some of the… Read More News: SECRETS OF SUCCESS: NISSAN REVEALS KEY NUMBERS WHICH HELPED QASHQAI DELIVER 10 YEARS OF CROSSOVER LEADERSHIP

News: BRITISH MOTOR HERITAGE LAUNCHES LONG-AWAITED REPLACEMENT BODYSHELLS FOR MK1 MINI

The original Mini is surely one of the most recognisable cars in the world today and deserves the title of ‘Design Classic’ that is often bestowed upon it so it is no surprise to MotorMartin that the values of MK1 Minis continue to rocket, increasingly justifying the cost of the part or total restorations that… Read More News: BRITISH MOTOR HERITAGE LAUNCHES LONG-AWAITED REPLACEMENT BODYSHELLS FOR MK1 MINI

News: SMTC AND MG MOTOR COMMIT TO CONTINUOUS QUALITY IMPROVEMENT THROUGH SIX SIGMA METHODOLOGIES

There’s been more positive news emanating from Longbridge recently regarding SAIC Motor Technical Centre (SMTC UK), the sister company to MG Motor and how they have adopted Design for Six Sigma (DFSS), at their Longbridge facility in Birmingham, confirming its commitment to a continuous quality improvement philosophy. A decision that can only be good news… Read More News: SMTC AND MG MOTOR COMMIT TO CONTINUOUS QUALITY IMPROVEMENT THROUGH SIX SIGMA METHODOLOGIES

News: AM-RB 001 AT THE CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW

There’s exclusive and then there’s truly exclusive and it doesn’t take an expert to realise which side of the fence that the following resides upon. Now those of us working up here in the increasingly opulent MotorMartin Towers, have all been rather looking forward to this, the Aston Martin-Red Bull Advanced Technologies concept hypercar; AM-RB… Read More News: AM-RB 001 AT THE CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW

Peugeot 208 GTi By Peugeot Sport: I Know What I Am

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 Peugeot 208 GTi By Peugeot Sport delivers a quite incredible 208bhp from its responsive, turbocharged 1.6L THP which, when combined with a tactile and responsive 6-speed manual… Read More Peugeot 208 GTi By Peugeot Sport: I Know What I Am