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 their Ignis to offer something a little bit different from the competition, making sure that it stands out from the crowd with bold design choices and a level of customisation available that ensures that each Ignis sold can be truly unique. Indeed, Suzuki themselves state … Continue reading Suzuki Ignis 1.2 DualJet + SHVS SZ5 4×4: All The Young Dudes

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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 200 of the rarest and most incredible cars in the world. An incredible achievement I’m sure you’ll agree. All these cars are invited to the Pebble Beach Golf Links each year to compete in the Concours d’Elegance, which rounds off the Monterey Classic Car Week … Continue reading 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 right with one of their biggest hits. The new-look Honda Jazz has been revealed ahead of the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. As well as updates to the exterior styling and interior trim, the new Jazz will also be available with a 130 PS (96 kW) … Continue reading 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 design and technological contents. The new Ghibli GranLusso, they say, showcases a new front bumper with dedicated chrome inserts and new front grille with chrome bars, in line with the latest Maserati models style signature. In profile, the GranLusso badge at the bases of the … Continue reading 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 example of one of the world’s most exclusive automobiles, the fast and elegant, high-performance luxury car is one of only seven Mercedes built in right-hand drive during 1953 and 1954, and is believed to have been the most expensive car in the world at the … Continue reading 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 selling car.  And now, quite incredibly, a 2005 MG ZR with just 759 miles on the clock is heading to auction at Classic Car Auctions’ (CCA) September Sale at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre on 23rd September. Friends of MotorMartin, Classic Car Auctions, have explained that … Continue reading 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 sold through its first allocation of just 100 cars in the first 12 months. At launch last summer, Honda announced the initial cars would be delivered to the launch customers over a two year period. With this second allocation of 50 cars heading for the … Continue reading 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 so, Audi have shared with MotorMartin that they are to be adopting a standardised nomenclature for the power output designations of its model range which will apply worldwide. The names of the model series – from Audi A1 to Audi Q7 – will remain unchanged. … Continue reading 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 Nissan Intelligent Mobility, offering a quiet and refreshing experience while driving. With Nissan Intelligent Mobility technologies, the driver will be able to be more confident with enhanced vision and can better sense what is around the car, whilst premium interiors designed to suit all taste … Continue reading 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 even remember a time before the all new love of the Adventure bike came into being. In fact, so serious is the issue that most manufacturers have entirely given up on the design and production of all new SuperSport 600s and 750s entirely. This is … Continue reading The Suzuki GSX-R 750T: Say Hello Wave Goodbye