Fiat Tipo 1.6 MultiJet 120 hp Lounge Edition: Fallin For You Again

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 Fiat Tipo is not a stranger to this green and pleasant land of ours, arriving originally way back in June 1988 as a base 1.4 or DGT,… Read More Fiat Tipo 1.6 MultiJet 120 hp Lounge Edition: Fallin For You Again

Ducati Desmodromic Valves: Wasn’t Born To Follow

The following is a re-edit of a piece posted by MotorMartin on DriveTribe under the I Love Motorbikes banner run by Tony Yates, perhaps better known as @Xinterceptor. Dedicated to Nicky Hayden 1981-2017  There are certain manufacturers worldwide that the non-motorcycling members of the general public are aware of due to how the brands have… Read More Ducati Desmodromic Valves: Wasn’t Born To Follow

News: CITY CONCOURS CELEBRATES THE WORLD OF ‘MODERN BESPOKE’ CARS

Now if there’s one thing that gets MotorMartin Towers rocking it is the impending news of a classic car auction, beautiful cars, stunning styling and perhaps something purer than vehicles today. It was extremely pleasing therefore when the news feed up on the top floor began highlighting the following news.  The all-new City Concours, kicking… Read More News: CITY CONCOURS CELEBRATES THE WORLD OF ‘MODERN BESPOKE’ CARS

News: HERE THEY COME! FULL RANGE OF ALL-NEW FIESTA MODELS TO SUCCEED UK’S TOP-SELLING CAR ROLL OFF ASSEMBLY LINE

Only the other day, on a staff day out to that Jewell on the North East Coast that is Scarborough, it was as if the Gods were shining down as we were greeted by a display of late eighties and early nineties classic cars lined up on the promenade. Pick of the bunch was debated… Read More News: HERE THEY COME! FULL RANGE OF ALL-NEW FIESTA MODELS TO SUCCEED UK’S TOP-SELLING CAR ROLL OFF ASSEMBLY LINE

News: ALL-NEW PICANTO CUSTOMERS TO RECEIVE ONE-YEAR FREE INSURANCE

Kia Motors (UK) Ltd have informed MotorMartin that they are pleased to announce yet another reason to take ownership of an all-new Picanto, following its launch and highly positive reception on 1 May. As part of the brand’s second-quarter offers, the new city car now benefits from free motor insurance for up to one year.… Read More News: ALL-NEW PICANTO CUSTOMERS TO RECEIVE ONE-YEAR FREE INSURANCE

News: MG GEARS UP FOR FURTHER EXPANSION IN NORTHERN IRELAND WITH DEALER APPOINTMENT

This year has seen continued expansion for MG Motor UK in their quest to present something new and innovative for the UK buyer. News then that MG Motor UK has made another significant step forward in its national dealer development strategy, with the appointment of Greg Mitchell MG, can be seen as further proof of… Read More News: MG GEARS UP FOR FURTHER EXPANSION IN NORTHERN IRELAND WITH DEALER APPOINTMENT

News: GO FURTHER THIS SUMMER WITH SUZUKI V-STROM 650 LUGGAGE OFFER

All of us here at MotorMartin Towers are certainly glad that the sun has finally got it’s hat on as the opportunities are now here to take one of the MotorMartin motorcycle fleet out for a spin, and thank goodness for that. And now Suzuki have let MotorMartin know that they are making it even… Read More News: GO FURTHER THIS SUMMER WITH SUZUKI V-STROM 650 LUGGAGE OFFER

News: ROLLS-ROYCE MOTOR CARS LONDON WELCOMES UNIQUE 1 OF 1 DAWN MAYFAIR EDITION TO ICONIC BERKELEY SQUARE SHOWROOM

Every now and again a car comes along that takes the collective breath away from those of us stationed here at MotorMartin Towers, it needs to be something truly special though, display engineering and design excellence in abundance, perhaps even being unique if the office is to sit up and take notice. So when news… Read More News: ROLLS-ROYCE MOTOR CARS LONDON WELCOMES UNIQUE 1 OF 1 DAWN MAYFAIR EDITION TO ICONIC BERKELEY SQUARE SHOWROOM

DS 5 Prestige BLUE HDi 180 S&S EAT6 auto: Wasn’t Born To Follow

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. Historically, DS have always looked different and interesting, a tradition upheld by the DS 5 which, it has to be said, looks like nothing else on the road… Read More DS 5 Prestige BLUE HDi 180 S&S EAT6 auto: Wasn’t Born To Follow

FIAT 500: Here Comes A Soul Saver

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 original Fiat 500, known in Italy as the Cinquecento, was a genuine car for the people, built to help mobilise a country still feeling the after effects… Read More FIAT 500: Here Comes A Soul Saver

DS 5 Prestige BLUE HDi 180 S&S EAT6 auto : Hand On Heart

Having driven the DS 3 and 4 previously I think it’s safe to say that the quirky French firm are most definitely creating a stir with a range that is known for its innovative styling and retro touches. DS themselves state that On Thursday 6 October 1955, an enduring icon was unveiled. The original DS… Read More DS 5 Prestige BLUE HDi 180 S&S EAT6 auto
: Hand On Heart

News: MERCEDES-BENZ EXPANDS SLC RANGE WITH NEW ENTRY-LEVEL SLC 180

It’s come to the attention of the AMG fans amongst us over here at MotorMartin Towers, that the SLC 180 AMG Line has been added to the SLC range, with prices starting from a quite reasonable £32,039 OTR. Mercedes-Benz have explained to MotorMartin that with monthly payments starting from as low as £276, the new… Read More News: MERCEDES-BENZ EXPANDS SLC RANGE WITH NEW ENTRY-LEVEL SLC 180

News: HARLEY-DAVIDSON AND JEEP® BRAND TOGETHER AGAIN FOR 2017

Brands that have a worldwide fan base and reach are few and far between these days due to many different economic and strategic decisions made. Surely though, two of the most recognisable in most peoples’ opinion would be Harley-Davidson® and the Jeep®. Brands which have shared with MotorMartin recently news that they have renewed and… Read More News: HARLEY-DAVIDSON AND JEEP® BRAND TOGETHER AGAIN FOR 2017

News: MG MOTOR UK LAUNCHES ALL-NEW SUV AT THE LONDON MOTOR SHOW

With sales rising impressively year on year and a growing reputation here in the U.K. and abroad for stylish, affordable and well specified cars MG Motor UK have now taken the next important step towards expanding their range by officially unveiling its all-new compact SUV – the MG XS – at the London Motor Show… Read More News: MG MOTOR UK LAUNCHES ALL-NEW SUV AT THE LONDON MOTOR SHOW

News: RARE JAGUAR LIGHTWEIGHT E-TYPE IS STRATSTONE’S STAR OF THE SHOW

There are some cars that are just so beautiful to look at that the reality of driving, quite frankly, is neither here nor there, after all, when a car looks so good, does it really matter that it won’t brake or go round a bend? And there are others, like the simply gorgeous Jaguar shown… Read More News: RARE JAGUAR LIGHTWEIGHT E-TYPE IS STRATSTONE’S STAR OF THE SHOW

Kawasaki SuperSport 600 History: Take It As It Comes

The following is a re-edit of a piece posted by MotorMartin on DriveTribe under the I Love Motorbikes banner run by Tony Yates, perhaps better known as @Xinterceptor. In Part 1 Kawasaki SuperSport 600 History: Passing The Time the history of Kawasaki’s SuperSport 600 class machines was looked into, with machines from the original GPZ600R… Read More Kawasaki SuperSport 600 History: Take It As It Comes

Kawasaki SuperSport 600 History: Passing The Time

The following is a re-edit of a piece posted by MotorMartin on DriveTribe under the I Love Motorbikes banner run by Tony Yates, perhaps better known as @Xinterceptor. Recently, my motorcycling has come full circle as in the garage at present is my father’s Royal Enfield 11 plate Bullet EFI, a 1994 Yamaha FZR600 (3HE)… Read More Kawasaki SuperSport 600 History: Passing The Time