News: NEW 2019 JEEP® CHEROKEE: EVOLUTION OF THE MOST CAPABLE MID-SIZE SUV DEBUTS IN DETROIT

For those of you that like your American 4 X 4 then the next news is most definitely for you as it’s been explained to MotorMartin that the new 2019 Jeep® Cherokee, the most capable mid-size sport-utility vehicle (SUV), made its debut at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show recently boasting a new, authentic and premium design, along with the addition of an all-new, advanced 2.0-litre direct-injection inline four-cylinder engine that enhances performance and fuel efficiency. Blimey. Jeep Cherokee’s evolution offers more interior comfort and convenience, delivering everyday practicality with outstanding ride and handling characteristics, independent front- and rear-suspension systems with … Continue reading News: NEW 2019 JEEP® CHEROKEE: EVOLUTION OF THE MOST CAPABLE MID-SIZE SUV DEBUTS IN DETROIT

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News: MG SHARES TOP TIPS FOR WINTER DRIVING

Let’s be honest now, in West Yorkshire recently the weather has been truly lousy, the MotorMartin Motorcycle fleet has remained locked up whilst bleary early morning eyes are becoming bored with the horizontal rain permanently overhead. Horrible, horrible horrible and all of us up here on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers are thoroughly fed up with this endless winter. But all is not lost as help has arrived from MG Motor UK with advice on how to tackle driving in the harsher conditions that make up our winter. Here goes then: Are you and your MG ready to tackle … Continue reading News: MG SHARES TOP TIPS FOR WINTER DRIVING

News: A NEW ERA BEGINS AS THE PANIGALE V4 IS DELIVERED TO EUROPEAN DEALERSHIPS

Raise your hands in celebration people as the wait is over. Production of the Ducati Panigale V4, which began last 15th November, is already running at full capacity. Even before the end of 2017, about 500 motorcycles had already been delivered to European dealerships. Over the coming weeks this stunning superbike will also be available to other markets where Ducati is present. It’s been confirmed to MotorMartin that rather unsurprisingly, Jorge Lorenzo showed a big interest in the new superbike, so after the 2018 Ducati Team presentation he visited the production line with product engineers to get to know all … Continue reading News: A NEW ERA BEGINS AS THE PANIGALE V4 IS DELIVERED TO EUROPEAN DEALERSHIPS

News: DEFENDER LIVES ON: LAND ROVER LAUNCHES V8 EDITION TO CELEBRATE 70TH ANNIVERSARY

You thought it was all over but now Land Rover have recently announced a limited-edition high-performance version of the iconic Defender, with up to 150 V8-powered examples re-engineered to celebrate the Land Rover marque’s 70th anniversary in 2018. The Defender Works V8, Land Rover say, pays homage to the early high-powered engines in both the Series III Stage 1 V8 from 1979 and subsequent Defenders including the 50th Anniversary Edition, which are highly sought after by enthusiasts and collectors today. Defender Works V8 is the most powerful and fastest version that Land Rover has ever created. The 5.0-litre naturally-aspirated petrol … Continue reading News: DEFENDER LIVES ON: LAND ROVER LAUNCHES V8 EDITION TO CELEBRATE 70TH ANNIVERSARY

News: Q INSPIRATION AWARDED ‘BEST CONCEPT VEHICLE’ AND ‘BEST DESIGNED INTERIOR’ AT NAIAS

We love a clever concept car up here on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers so the latest missive from INFINITI was met with great enthusiasm. Ready then? INFINITI’s Q Inspiration Concept has been named “Best Concept Vehicle” and also “Best Designed Interior” by EyesOn Design at the 2018 North American International Auto Show and it’s not difficult to see why. Senior vice president of global design at Nissan Motor Co., Ltd, Alfonso Albaisa said that he is very proud of the recognition from the distinguished EyesOn Design panel. Proud that just as new technologies inspired new proportions, it has … Continue reading News: Q INSPIRATION AWARDED ‘BEST CONCEPT VEHICLE’ AND ‘BEST DESIGNED INTERIOR’ AT NAIAS

News: SUZUKI TO SUPPLY V-STROM 1000 MARSHAL BIKES FOR WELSH ROAD RACE

This exciting story caught the eye of the #MotorMartinMotorCycles desk as it involves the fantastic V-Stom and the exciting sounding inaugural Welsh Road Race, both items of great interest up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers. Suzuki has agreed to supply a fleet of V-Strom 1000 marshal bikes for use at this year’s Welsh Road Race, which takes place from 3-5 August near the Brecon Beacon National Park. The versatile adventure bikes, Suzuki say, will be used by marshals and medics at the event, which sees road racing return to the region after a 55-year hiatus. The three-day meeting … Continue reading News: SUZUKI TO SUPPLY V-STROM 1000 MARSHAL BIKES FOR WELSH ROAD RACE

News: SEAT IBIZA TAKES BEST SUPERMINI TITLE IN UK CAR OF THE YEAR 2018 AWARDS

It’s been shared with MotorMartin recently that the all-new SEAT Ibiza has opened its New Year honours account in style, adding the title of Best Supermini in the UK Car of the Year Awards to its burgeoning haul of accolades. By claiming this category win, the fifth-generation of the Spanish brand’s iconic model has also claimed the right to be considered for the overall Car of the Year title, which will be announced in the coming weeks. Certainly SEAT’s finest made a big impression on the awards judges, who number some of the country’s top motoring journalists. After putting the … Continue reading News: SEAT IBIZA TAKES BEST SUPERMINI TITLE IN UK CAR OF THE YEAR 2018 AWARDS

FORD MUSTANG 5.0I GT CONVERTIBLE 2DR AUTO 6SP: I Was Born To Love You

The history of the Ford Mustang has been covered many, many times before and if you know your cars, most of you out there will already be fans of this iconic piece of American muscle after all, the 2015 Mustang is offered with a 5.0I V8 offering 410 bhp, a combined 22.1 mpg and CO2 emissions of 289 g/km. Sitting down into the cabin and what’s immediately clear is the attention to detail bestowed upon the interior with a quality feel to all controls. Switches feels chunky and solid, the dials glow with an intense, green luminosity which contrasts beautifully … Continue reading FORD MUSTANG 5.0I GT CONVERTIBLE 2DR AUTO 6SP: I Was Born To Love You

News: ALL-NEW MUSTANG BULLITT™ AND EDGE ST FORD PERFORMANCE-TUNED SUV STAR AT NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW

For Ford fans worldwide, Ford Motor Company delivered global debuts for the third-generation, limited-edition Mustang Bullitt™ – celebrating the 50th anniversary of Steve McQueen’s classic film “Bullitt”; and all-new Ford Edge ST – Ford’s first SUV to be tuned by the Ford Performance team, at the 2018 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) and for those reasons alone we should all be eternally grateful. It’s been shared with MotorMartin that the new Ford Mustang Bullitt™, due out this summer for Ford customers in the U.S., (boo!) is powered by an upgraded 5.0-litre V8 engine that will deliver at least 481PS … Continue reading News: ALL-NEW MUSTANG BULLITT™ AND EDGE ST FORD PERFORMANCE-TUNED SUV STAR AT NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW

News: VATANEN AND BURNS DRIVEN SUBARU RALLY CAR FOR AUCTION

Much as the FIA WRC is an exciting Championship with otherworldly driving skills on display, the new cars are just not as visually exciting as those Group A Cars from years gone by, a point effortlessly highlighted by the following story landing on the desk of #MotorMartinRacing recently. It’s been shared with MotorMartin that a formidable 1993 Subaru Legacy RS Group A rally car driven by Ari Vatanen and Richard Burns is one the first consignments for the Silverstone Auctions Race Retro Competition Car Sale. The ex-Prodrive model – estimated at between £120,000 to £140,000 – is up for auction … Continue reading News: VATANEN AND BURNS DRIVEN SUBARU RALLY CAR FOR AUCTION