Suzuki Ignis 1.2 DualJet + SHVS SZ5 4×4: All The Young Dudes

The Suzuki 1.2 DuelJet SZ5 4×4 is quite simply brilliant. That wasn’t so difficult was it? Now it’s simply a case of putting forward for your delectation the myriad of reasons why this is the case and what does this mean for you and your next car choice? From the very beginning, Suzuki have designed… Read More Suzuki Ignis 1.2 DualJet + SHVS SZ5 4×4: All The Young Dudes

News: JD CLASSICS WINS AT PEBBLE BEACH FOR THE EIGHTH YEAR RUNNING

It’s no real surprise to those of us that work in the rarefied heights of MotorMartin Towers that popular classic car dealer, JD Classics is celebrating its eighth consecutive award-winning year at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. JD Classics’ superb Bentley R-Type Continental picked up the FIVA Postwar Trophy, among a field of more than… Read More News: JD CLASSICS WINS AT PEBBLE BEACH FOR THE EIGHTH YEAR RUNNING

News: HONDA REVEALS FRESH LOOK AND NEW ENGINE OPTION FOR JAZZ SUPERMINI

With such an important car for Honda, the development of the Jazz can be followed from a previous post on MotorMartin that can be found by clicking here, means that details pertinent to the new car are being shown in full below. It certainly looks to MotorMartin as if Honda have continued to get it… Read More News: HONDA REVEALS FRESH LOOK AND NEW ENGINE OPTION FOR JAZZ SUPERMINI

News: MASERATI RELEASES THE FIRST IMAGES OF THE NEW GHIBLI GRANLUSSO VERSION

The new Ghibli GranLusso, as shown in the first images revealed by Maserati to MotorMartin recently, will make its debut at the Chengdu Motorshow, in China, on August 25th. In fact, Maserati have confirmed that after four years of unprecedented success in all the international markets, the Italian sports sedan gets an important upgrade in terms of… Read More News: MASERATI RELEASES THE FIRST IMAGES OF THE NEW GHIBLI GRANLUSSO VERSION

News: LUXURY, CLASSIC MERCEDES-BENZ 300 TO STAR AT SALON PRIVÉ AUCTION

It’s recently come to MotorMartin’s attention that a right-hand drive 1954 Mercedes-Benz 300 Adenauer Cabriolet, once thought to have been the most expensive car in the world, is to be offered at auction at Silverstone Auctions’ Salon Privé Sale on 2nd September at Blenheim Palace. Outstanding. Friends of MotorMartin, Silverstone Auctions, have explained that an… Read More News: LUXURY, CLASSIC MERCEDES-BENZ 300 TO STAR AT SALON PRIVÉ AUCTION

News: MG ZR WITH JUST 759 MILES ON THE CLOCK FOR AUCTION WITH CCA

It’s no real surprise to those of us working up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers that the MG ZR is now being sold in a classic car auction after all, the MG ZR was one of Britain’s most popular sporting hatchbacks throughout its production life and in 2004, it was MG Rover’s best… Read More News: MG ZR WITH JUST 759 MILES ON THE CLOCK FOR AUCTION WITH CCA

News: HONDA ANNOUNCES NEXT DELIVERY OF NSX TO UK

In a move that is sure to cheer those lucky enough to have ordered the superb all new NSX, Honda UK has today confirmed to MotorMartin that the next delivery of NSX are now bound for UK shores. Launched last summer, the NSX has been a solid success story for the UK market and Honda has already… Read More News: HONDA ANNOUNCES NEXT DELIVERY OF NSX TO UK

News: WHAT’S IN A NAME? AUDI INTRODUCES NEW RANGE-WIDE MODEL DESIGNATIONS

What with new power trains being introduced by the bigger manufacturers an interesting issue has arisen and not one that might have been foreseen. After all, as the title suggests, ‘What’s in a name?’ And so Audi have found themselves in a situation that required a little thought and creativity to put right.  To do… Read More News: WHAT’S IN A NAME? AUDI INTRODUCES NEW RANGE-WIDE MODEL DESIGNATIONS

News: AMAZE YOUR SENSES: THE NEW NISSAN LEAF. SIMPLY AMAZING

Nissan have informed MotorMartin recently that their all new LEAF will be revealed September 6, 2017 in Japan. Packed with their most advanced technologies, the redesigned next-generation LEAF will amaze the senses and raise the bar for the electric vehicle market. Being 100% electric and zero emissions, the new LEAF, Nissan say, is an icon of… Read More News: AMAZE YOUR SENSES: THE NEW NISSAN LEAF. SIMPLY AMAZING

The Suzuki GSX-R 750T: Say Hello Wave Goodbye

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. It would appear that us Brits have become disinterested in the world of the Sportsbike if the current motorcycling press is to be believed and I can’t… Read More The Suzuki GSX-R 750T: Say Hello Wave Goodbye

News: RESTORED ONE-OFF XK120 BY PININFARINA UNVEILED AT PEBBLE BEACH

As an ex Jaguar owner myself the rest of the team up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers are thoroughly fed up now of hearing about the silky power, beautiful ride quality and superb looks that the MotorMartin S-Type had to offer, a car that can be read about by clicking here. So when… Read More News: RESTORED ONE-OFF XK120 BY PININFARINA UNVEILED AT PEBBLE BEACH

News: ARE YOU DRIVING A ‘FUTURE CLASSIC’?

It’s certainly a question that we’ve all asked ourselves at one point or another, usually to help justify our choice of wheels at a particular time in our driving lives. Although I’m sure that a G-Reg Vauxhall Astra L will become a classic somewhere in the world very soon, it just doesn’t appear too high… Read More News: ARE YOU DRIVING A ‘FUTURE CLASSIC’?

News: NEW PEUGEOT 108 EDITIONS SPARK ‘SUMMER DRIVE’ INITIATIVE

With drivers being encouraged more and more to consider the impact that their driving is having on the environment it’s becoming clearer to all that economy and efficiency are becoming the buzz words in vehicular design at present. How then do you make your products stand out amongst the competitors? Good looks, style, price and… Read More News: NEW PEUGEOT 108 EDITIONS SPARK ‘SUMMER DRIVE’ INITIATIVE

News: 10 THINGS TO SEE AND DO AT MORGAN RUN FOR THE HILLS 2017

It’s not often that MotorMartin gets the opportunity to report on the fabulous Morgan Motor Company so when it occurs it really can be all hands on deck up on the top floor of the Towers. It was no real surprise then to see the enthusiasm for the brand amongst the staff here at MotorMartin… Read More News: 10 THINGS TO SEE AND DO AT MORGAN RUN FOR THE HILLS 2017

News: FANS FLOCK TO FORD FAIR ANNIVERSARY FEST

In what could be classed as as a dream day out for MotorMartin if only work hadn’t got in the way, over 21,000 Ford fans flocked to the home of British motorsport for the UK’s biggest Ford-only event, which understandably saw yet another year of incredible growth. Ford Fair, now in its 32nd year, rather… Read More News: FANS FLOCK TO FORD FAIR ANNIVERSARY FEST

News: MG DRIVES GROWTH WITH NEW NOTTINGHAM SHOWROOM

It’s been said before on MotorMartin that MG Motor UK will only continue its impressive increases in sales by continuing to concentrate on both excellent products and expanding their dealer network to cover all areas of this great and pleasant land of ours. Someone at MG Motor UK clearly agrees as we have the soon… Read More News: MG DRIVES GROWTH WITH NEW NOTTINGHAM SHOWROOM

News: ALL EYES ON IMPRESSIVE MODERN CLASSICS LINE-UP FOR SEPTEMBER SALE

We all know that the staff up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers are big fans of a decent quality classic car, in fact, the car doesn’t even need to be that good or even particularly class for the staff to down keyboards and go and look. This makes it very difficult when companies… Read More News: ALL EYES ON IMPRESSIVE MODERN CLASSICS LINE-UP FOR SEPTEMBER SALE

News: MG POWERS INTO TOP 25 OF CAR DEALER HOT LIST

Good news would appear to be a regular companion of those clever folk at MG Motor UK at the moment as MotorMartin has reported recently on a swathe of new MG dealerships opening up and down the country, expanding reach and understanding of the brand as well as tales of excellent customer service and innovation when it… Read More News: MG POWERS INTO TOP 25 OF CAR DEALER HOT LIST

Automotive Art By George Cochrane: Drawn To The Deep End

British automotive art is on a sharp upward trajectory at present with new names entering the congestion and gaining recognition for their talents. Brett Fraser, writing for the Daily Telegraph recently stated that: “British automotive art in particular is reinventing itself and the exciting result is a genre in which the car remains the inspiration… Read More Automotive Art By George Cochrane: Drawn To The Deep End

MG3 3STYLE VTi-TECH: On With The Show

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. This is the second time that I’ve had the pleasure of this, the MG3 but the first time with the 3STYLE edition with it’s additional cruise control, automatic… Read More MG3 3STYLE VTi-TECH: On With The Show