News: FORD FOCUSED ON WEC TITLE RACE IN SHANGHAI

The Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team have let it be known to MotorMartin that they head east again this week for the penultimate round of the FIA World Endurance Championship. After a difficult weekend at Fuji, Japan, the team will have to pull out all of the stops to get back into contention for a championship win. The team have previously shared with MotorMartin that the 6 Hours of Shanghai was the scene of a memorable 1-2 finish for the Ford GTs in 2016, but WEC team principal, George Howard-Chappell, knows that one good result doesn’t guarantee another. “More than … Continue reading News: FORD FOCUSED ON WEC TITLE RACE IN SHANGHAI

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News: MG BREAKS NEW GROUND WITH 7 YEAR WARRANTY

MG Motor UK has today announced the introduction of a full 7 year warranty on its brand-new Compact-SUV, the MG ZS. Completely transferable to any new owner before the 7 year/80,000-mile limit is reached; the highly competitive package also guarantees any genuine replacement MG parts for the remainder of the agreement. The 7 year/80,000-mile warranty, MG say, is an extension of the manufacturer warranty and gives customers complete peace of mind. Like the MG3 and MG GS, the MG ZS also comes with the option of a six-year anti-perforation warranty covering against corrosion. It’s been explained to MotorMartin that drivers … Continue reading News: MG BREAKS NEW GROUND WITH 7 YEAR WARRANTY

News: TAKING THE COMPACT-SUV SEGMENT BY STORM – THE MG ZS

It is with great pleasure that MotorMartin is able to publish the following information regarding the all new MG ZS, a car with which MG Motor UK intend to strengthen there excellent sales figures with. And it would certainly appear to those of us base up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers, that this new SUV, with it’s excellent pricing and specification will do more than just increase sales but will be instrumental in gaining many new fans of that iconic octagonal badge and grille.  Due to the importance of the MG ZS it has been decided to publish … Continue reading News: TAKING THE COMPACT-SUV SEGMENT BY STORM – THE MG ZS

News: HONDA JAZZ AWARDED MOST RELIABLE SMALL CAR IN WHAT CAR? 2017 RELIABILITY SURVEY 

Honda have shared with MotorMartin recently that their impressive Honda Jazz has been named Most Reliable Small Car in What Car? magazine’s 2017 Reliability Survey, with the owners of the popular supermini reporting no faults with their car. What Car? have explained to MotorMartin that the survey – published in the December issue of Britain’s leading consumer automotive magazine – asked owners of 14,208 cars to ask if their cars had suffered any faults in the last 12 months. These were classified into 14 groups: battery, bodywork, brakes, engine electrics, exhaust, exterior lights, fuel system, gearbox/clutch, interior trim, non-engine electrics, … Continue reading News: HONDA JAZZ AWARDED MOST RELIABLE SMALL CAR IN WHAT CAR? 2017 RELIABILITY SURVEY 

News: SUZUKI V-STROM RANGE GETS GT TREATMENT

Suzuki have shared with MotorMartin recently that they have given their V-Strom range the GT treatment, with new versions of the V-Strom 650 and V-Strom 1000 now available from authorised dealerships. Available for £1,000 more than their comparative standard models, the GT variants of Suzuki’s popular adventure machines come with three piece luggage as standard; the top box and panniers boasting a combined capacity of 64L. For those looking at the more off-road orientated models in the V-Strom range, the GT kit is also available on the XT versions of the V-Strom 650 and V-Strom 1000. For 2017, Suzuki have … Continue reading News: SUZUKI V-STROM RANGE GETS GT TREATMENT

News: MITSUBISHI OUTLANDER TAKES THE LARGE SUV CROWN IN WHAT CAR? 2017 RELIABILITY SURVEY

After a superb week on the beautiful Island of Anglesey in the 2017 Outlander PHEV, a short film of the experiences can be viewed by clicking here, it’s come as no surprise to MotorMartin that the Mitsubishi Outlander has been voted the most reliable Large SUV, and the manufacturer voted the runner-up most reliable brand in What Car? magazine’s 2017 Reliability Survey. The Mitsubishi Outlander, in both petrol PHEV and diesel guises, and Mitsubishi themselves scored highly in the annual survey after the leading automotive title polled over 14,200 owners on the reliability of their new cars. A total of … Continue reading News: MITSUBISHI OUTLANDER TAKES THE LARGE SUV CROWN IN WHAT CAR? 2017 RELIABILITY SURVEY

News: CHORLEY GROUP WELCOMES MG TO THE FAMILY

Mg Motor UK’s expansion plans continue at pace with news that North-West family business, Chorley Group, welcoming MG Motor UK to its growing portfolio of dealerships across Lancashire. A full range of new and used MG models is now available from the Group’s Chorley and Burnley sites, with expansion to its other locations in Blackpool, Wigan and Preston on the cards once the British brand has been established in the local area. Chorley Group, founded as Bugle Inn Motor Co in 1989, has transformed its headquarters in Chorley into a dedicated MG showroom to mark the arrival of the stylish MG3 … Continue reading News: CHORLEY GROUP WELCOMES MG TO THE FAMILY

News: RENAULT KADJAR CROWNED USED CAR OF THE YEAR AND BEST USED MID-SIZE SUV BY AUTO EXPRESS

It’s always good celebrating success, especially with those companies that share the same kind of values as those of us up here on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers. And this must be true of those fine people over the channel working at Renault as their rather impressive Kadjar which has added to its many accolades by being voted the Best Used Car and Best Used Mid-Size SUV in the Auto Express Used Car of the Year 2018 awards. The duo of awards add further strings to the bow of the already highly acclaimed Kadjar, officially recognising its unrivalled appeal … Continue reading News: RENAULT KADJAR CROWNED USED CAR OF THE YEAR AND BEST USED MID-SIZE SUV BY AUTO EXPRESS

News: ALL-NEW VAUXHALL INSIGNIA GSI IS FASTEST-EVER VAUXHALL AT ‘RING

Returning from the cold, fans of Vauxhall have finally got something to shout about with the return of the GSi moniker, a badge not seen on anything since the 1999 Vectra 2.5 GSi. And now we have received news up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers that Vauxhall’s all-new Insignia GSi has already demonstrated its exceptional performance levels at one of the world’s most challenging race circuits, Germany’s Nürburgring. Vauxhall having confirmed to MotorMartin that, sitting 10mm closer to the road than the rest of the Insignia range, and taking 160kg off the previous Insignia VXR, the GSi is … Continue reading News: ALL-NEW VAUXHALL INSIGNIA GSI IS FASTEST-EVER VAUXHALL AT ‘RING

News: WATCH: WILLIAM MEDCALF TAKES CENTRE STAGE IN DUNHILL’S STUNNING FLYING SCOTSMAN RALLY VIDEO

When dunhill –leading British menswear luxury brand – first laid plans to enjoy the ultimate Flying Scotsman Rally experience, there was only one man they could turn to for the job.  Supported by dunhill, The Flying Scotsman Rally is Britain’s premier vintage car rally that comprises three days of open-road motoring against the most picturesque backdrops in the north of the UK. And William Medcalf has one of the greatest competitive histories at the event. dunhill have shared with MotorMartin recently the following information: A back-to-back champion in 2015 and 2016 and one of the original drivers from the … Continue reading News: WATCH: WILLIAM MEDCALF TAKES CENTRE STAGE IN DUNHILL’S STUNNING FLYING SCOTSMAN RALLY VIDEO