News: THE LEGEND LIVES ON: ASTON MARTIN V600 REBORN

For those looking for their next supercar fix the time for waiting could soon be over. How so? News has arrived up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers that the legendary Aston Martin Vantage V600 has been reborn in the form of a customer commissioned limited run of all-new breathtakingly beautiful Aston Martin V12 Vantage V600s, inspired and influenced by the original V8 Vantage V600. In 1998, Aston Martin offered its customers the most extreme iteration of its Vantage sportscar, the supercharged V8 Vantage V600. Delivering 600bhp, the model was one of the most powerful sports cars of its … Continue reading News: THE LEGEND LIVES ON: ASTON MARTIN V600 REBORN

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News: CIVIC FOUR DOOR SALOON COMING TO UK MARKET

Happy days here at MotorMartin Towers as Honda UK has today announced the four door saloon version of the Civic is coming to the UK market. Built in Turkey, Honda UK have confirmed to MotorMartin that the Civic saloon will be available in both petrol and diesel powertrains and will be in dealer forecourts from August. The petrol version will be the 1.0 i-VTEC available on the Civic hatchback since launch and comes with either the CVT or manual transmission. The 1.6 i-DTEC diesel powertrain was launched earlier this year in the hatchback and will be available with the same … Continue reading News: CIVIC FOUR DOOR SALOON COMING TO UK MARKET

News: LAGONDA SET TO REVOLUTIONISE THE LUXURY SUV

It’s been explained to MotorMartin that after stealing the 2018 Geneva motor show with their remarkable ‘Vision Concept’, Lagonda has confirmed plans for its first production model: a radical, sector-defining zero-emission SUV. Scheduled to be unveiled in 2021, the Lagonda SUV will be the first luxury SUV exclusively driven by zero emission powertrain technologies and will uphold all the qualities of the reinvented super-luxury marque. Not only will it feature an evolution of the incredibly bold design language first seen with the show-stopping ‘Vision Concept’, the SUV will be built around near-future technologies, such as its advanced Battery Electric drivetrain, … Continue reading News: LAGONDA SET TO REVOLUTIONISE THE LUXURY SUV

News: ONE OF THE LAST-EVER FORD CAPRIS DRIVES INTO SANDOWN PARK FOR BARONS SALE

MotorMartin will always highlight the plight of Ford’s timeless Capri, in whatever form the story takes as it is, quite simply, MotorMartin’s all time favourite car. Indeed a happy few years with a white mark III 2.0 Laser in the late nineties will always be looked back upon with love and regret. Here then is the latest Capri news from MotorMartin. Enjoy: Ford’s famous advertising slogan for the Capri said it was ‘The car you’ve always promised yourself’. Now classic car fans have the chance to fulfil that promise, as one of the last Capris ever made is going under … Continue reading News: ONE OF THE LAST-EVER FORD CAPRIS DRIVES INTO SANDOWN PARK FOR BARONS SALE

News: HONDA ENDURANCE RACING SETS SIGHTS ON 8 HOURS OF SLOVAKIA RING PODIUM

Fresh off the back of a second-place finish at the Le Mans 24 Heures Motos, the Honda Endurance Racing team arrived at the third round of the FIM Endurance World Championship in Slovakia last weekend (10-12 May), with the podium firmly in its sights. The 8-hour race took place place at the Slovakia Ring, situated near the country’s capital Bratislava. At 6km long and with 14 corners, the track presented a fast and technical challenge for Honda’s endurance specialists Gregory LeBlanc, Sébastien Gimbert and Erwan Nigon, but the three Frenchmen were more than ready to take it on. The team … Continue reading News: HONDA ENDURANCE RACING SETS SIGHTS ON 8 HOURS OF SLOVAKIA RING PODIUM

News: DB11 AMR – NEW PERFORMANCE FLAGSHIP OF THE DB11 RANGE

Aston Martin have shared with MotorMartin the fact that they have brought a new dimension of race-inspired dynamism and performance to the DB11 family, with the introduction of the new DB11 AMR, launched today at the opening of the new Nürburgring-based AMR Performance Centre. And doesn’t it look superb. Replacing the outgoing V12-engined DB11 as the new flagship of the DB11 range, Aston say that the DB11 AMR boasts greater power, increased performance, enhanced driving dynamics and a more characterful exhaust note, together with a suite of exterior and interior enhancements. Together they create a DB11 that offers a more … Continue reading News: DB11 AMR – NEW PERFORMANCE FLAGSHIP OF THE DB11 RANGE

News: ORDER BOOKS OPEN FOR NEW MERCEDES-AMG GT S ROADSTER

We can all now start to celebrate as, for those of you that have been good and saved up, the new Mercedes-AMG GT S Roadster is now available to order, with prices start at £126,730. Mercedes have explained to MotorMartin that the AMG GT S Roadster completes the flagship GT range, and perfectly combines top-down motoring with ultimate driving performance. It features AMG’s handbuilt 4.0-litre ‘hot V’ V8 biturbo petrol engine with an output of 522 hp (+ 46 hp more than the AMG GT) and maximum torque of 670 Nm. It can sprint from 0 to 62 mph in … Continue reading News: ORDER BOOKS OPEN FOR NEW MERCEDES-AMG GT S ROADSTER

News: MITSUBISHI OUTLANDER PHEV REMAINS THE UK’S FAVOURITE PLUG-IN VEHICLE

Mitsubishi have proudly shared the following news with MotorMartin regarding their very impressive Outlander PHEV, a car you can read about by clicking here, as it is once again the UK’s best-selling plug-in electrified vehicle. Sales of Mitsubishi Motors’ petrol/electric plug-in hybrid SUV totalled 476 units in April and 2,695 units for the period January to April 2018, ahead of every other pure EV and plug-in hybrid on the market. MotorMartin has reported on the success story that is the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV over the last few years especially as it was the first plug-in car to gain widespread adoption … Continue reading News: MITSUBISHI OUTLANDER PHEV REMAINS THE UK’S FAVOURITE PLUG-IN VEHICLE