News: AUDI HEADED FOR THE FUTURE WITH FORMULA E AND DTM

Quite remarkably, in the 2017/2018 season, Audi was the first German automobile manufacturer on the Formula E grid. And as we all know, when Audi enter a championship it’s not to make up the numbers, ending the season having scored four victories and a total of eleven podiums after twelve races around the globe, Audi… Read More News: AUDI HEADED FOR THE FUTURE WITH FORMULA E AND DTM

News: HIGH FLYING BLAST OFF TO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SHOWPIECE

Do you want to watch stunning car control, ridiculous turns, extreme jumps and enjoy standing in the dark, in the rain? If the answer’s yes then put the following date in your diary as the FIA World Rally Championship will make its return to the UK when the 2018 Dayinsure Wales Rally GB blasts off… Read More News: HIGH FLYING BLAST OFF TO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SHOWPIECE

News: NEW NISSAN NAVARA N-GUARD SPECIAL VERSION NOW ON SALE

A quick quiz for you, which vehicle is a former winner of the International Pickup Award and is Nissan’s most popular pickup globally. It is manufactured at facilities in Spain, China, Mexico, Thailand and – since July 2018 – Argentina. Any ideas? The Navara N-Guard, Nissan say, is a tough and stylish new special version… Read More News: NEW NISSAN NAVARA N-GUARD SPECIAL VERSION NOW ON SALE

News: GULF AND FORD MOTOR COMPANY JOIN FORCES FOR ANOTHER LUBRICANT INDUSTRY FIRST WITH THE ’68 HERITAGE EDITION FORD GT

This doesn’t even need discussing. Read, look at the pictures and fall in love all over again. Gulf have explained to MotorMartin recently that they are extremely proud in 2018 to be celebrating the 50th anniversary of its first Le Mans win, with the legendary Ford GT40, and, as a fitting climax to these celebrations,… Read More News: GULF AND FORD MOTOR COMPANY JOIN FORCES FOR ANOTHER LUBRICANT INDUSTRY FIRST WITH THE ’68 HERITAGE EDITION FORD GT

News: RED BULL HONDA WORLD SUPERBIKE TEAM COMPLETES MID-SEASON TESTING AT PORTIMÃO

Some news now for those, much like us here on the #MotorMartinRacing desk, that can’t wait for the World Superbike stars to return to the track after their long summer break. That’s certainly not to say that the teams have been standing still as testing has been continuing behind the scenes, subtle changes giving small… Read More News: RED BULL HONDA WORLD SUPERBIKE TEAM COMPLETES MID-SEASON TESTING AT PORTIMÃO

News: GKN DRIVELINE AND PANASONIC JAGUAR RACING BREAK ELECTRIC CAR RECORD AT SHELSLEY WALSH

We like Formula E up here on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers and anything or any event that increases recognition of this exciting World Championship has got to be a good thing in our opinion. News then that the Jaguar I-TYPE 2 Formula E race car has set a new electric car course record… Read More News: GKN DRIVELINE AND PANASONIC JAGUAR RACING BREAK ELECTRIC CAR RECORD AT SHELSLEY WALSH

News: RM SOTHEBY’S AND ASTON MARTIN CELEBRATE NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH $21,455.000 LOT

Aston Martin today announced to MotorMartin the formation of a new partnership with RM Sotheby’s, the world’s largest auction house for investment-quality automobiles. The new partnership, they say, got off to the best possible start earlier today when the beautiful 1963 Aston Martin DP215 Grand Touring Competition Prototype went under the auctioneer’s gavel at Pebble… Read More News: RM SOTHEBY’S AND ASTON MARTIN CELEBRATE NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH $21,455.000 LOT

Peugeot 308 GTi By Peugeot Sport THP 270: You’ve Got What It Takes

It’s not often that MotorMartin focuses on specifications as it’s how a car drives and feels that is surely most important, but with this particular Peugeot I’m sure you’ll understand: Cubic capacity: 1598cc Max Power (HP): 272 @ 6000rpm Max Torque (NM): 330 @ 1900rpm Length: 4253mm Width (incl Mirrors): 2041mm Height: 1446mm Wheelbase: 2617mm… Read More Peugeot 308 GTi By Peugeot Sport THP 270: You’ve Got What It Takes

News: THE ROLLS-ROYCE ‘SILVER GHOST COLLECTION’, IN MOTION

MotorMartin’s recent experiences with the incredible 2018 EWB Phantom has led to a newfound appreciation as to the sheer quality of build, style and driving experience offered by this grand old marque. With interest at an all time high here at MotorMartin Towers, the following arrived at #MotorMartinCarNews. Rolls-Royce have shared with MotorMartin that their… Read More News: THE ROLLS-ROYCE ‘SILVER GHOST COLLECTION’, IN MOTION

News: SALON PRIVÉ SURRENDERS TO THE BEAUTY OF THE MULLIN DELAGE D8-120 CABRIOLET

Here’s one for the more discerning classic car fan out there due to a rare appearance on UK soil. It’s been brought to MotorMartin’s attention that the 1939 D8-120 Cabriolet, with a ‘Bustle Back’ outline by legendary French coachbuilder Henri Chapron will be making a rare UK appearance before an appreciative audience at Blenheim Palace… Read More News: SALON PRIVÉ SURRENDERS TO THE BEAUTY OF THE MULLIN DELAGE D8-120 CABRIOLET

News: WEC CHAMPIONSHIP BATTLE RESUMES AT SILVERSTONE

After what seems like an extraordinarily long period of time, the 2018-19 WEC Super Season finally resumes this weekend and because of this, Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team have taken time from their busy schedule to explain to MotorMartin how they are ready to continue the fight for top honours in the FIA World Endurance… Read More News: WEC CHAMPIONSHIP BATTLE RESUMES AT SILVERSTONE

News: HONDA REVEALS MOST SOPHISTICATED HR-V EVER WITH REFRESHED STYLING AND ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES

Honda has revealed the first details of the 2019 HR-V to MotorMartin recently and it’s their most sophisticated subcompact SUV to date. The new model, Honda say, features enhanced exterior styling, updates to the interior and a range of advanced technologies. We’ll leave the rest for Honda to explain, enjoy: Upgrades to the elegant exterior… Read More News: HONDA REVEALS MOST SOPHISTICATED HR-V EVER WITH REFRESHED STYLING AND ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES

News: THE SCIENCE OF A WORLDSBK CBR1000RR

There’s still not a day goes by without AutoTrader being opened and the legendary Fireblade moniker being typed in, after all, every garage needs a Fireblade doesn’t it? And for those that already have a Honda in the shed then the following news will surely be of use. Modifying a production Fireblade into a WorldSBK… Read More News: THE SCIENCE OF A WORLDSBK CBR1000RR

News: WHAT REALLY HAPPENED: THE SURPRISING STORY OF THE TWO FACTORY-BUILT RACING BUGATTI EB110S

Rather unsurprisingly, today, the name Bugatti brings to mind the Veyron, the Chiron, and the new ‘Divo’ to be unveiled in Monterey on 24 August. But in the late 1980s, everyone was talking about the extravagant new supercar, the EB110, brainchild of wealthy businessman Romano Artioli – and the vast, state-of-the-art factory being built to… Read More News: WHAT REALLY HAPPENED: THE SURPRISING STORY OF THE TWO FACTORY-BUILT RACING BUGATTI EB110S

News: FORD CELEBRATES PRODUCTION OF 10 MILLIONTH MUSTANG

The weekend just gone, saw a bevy of superb classics descend upon City Park in Bradford for the City’s annual celebration of automotive beauty. And yet, amongst all of the special cars on display there was really only one car that truly stood out. One car that can perhaps claim to be one of the… Read More News: FORD CELEBRATES PRODUCTION OF 10 MILLIONTH MUSTANG

News: LAND ROVER TREKS TO THE ‘LAND OF LAND ROVERS’ TO CELEBRATE 70 YEARS OF ALL-TERRAIN ADVENTURE

Land Rover have shared with MotorMartin recently how they have taken their 70th anniversary celebrations to new heights by visiting a remote rural community in West Bengal that relies on a fleet of classic models for its very survival. It’s no real surprise to those in the know that there are parts of the World… Read More News: LAND ROVER TREKS TO THE ‘LAND OF LAND ROVERS’ TO CELEBRATE 70 YEARS OF ALL-TERRAIN ADVENTURE

News: MOUNTUNE LAUNCHES ALL NEW POWER UPGRADE KIT FOR FOCUS ST DIESEL

God bless the mean streets of Essex I say. Growing up in Chipping Ongar and completing secondary school at Brentwood County High gives you an insight into the mindset enjoyed by fast Ford fans worldwide. And now, out in the car park of MotorMartin Towers, is our own #MotorMartinClassics 1999 Ford Cougar 2.5 Automatic, a… Read More News: MOUNTUNE LAUNCHES ALL NEW POWER UPGRADE KIT FOR FOCUS ST DIESEL

News: NEW CITROËN C3 AIRCROSS COMPACT SUV HITS 100,000 SALES

For those of you out there taking bets on how well new Citroën’s will do once launched onto the forecourts of this green and pleasant land of ours, I’m pleased to let you know that the new Citroën C3 Aircross has so far maintained a mightily impressive sales momentum. The new compact SUV, MotorMartin has… Read More News: NEW CITROËN C3 AIRCROSS COMPACT SUV HITS 100,000 SALES

News: PANDA MOTORS SWANSEA WINS PRESTIGIOUS SAIC OVERSEAS DEALER AWARD

We love the resurgent MG Motor UK here at MotorMartin Towers, after all, an MG GS has pride of place out in the car park and is often the first choice of transport rather than some far more exotic offerings due to it’s practicality and ease of use. This enthusiasm for the marque means that… Read More News: PANDA MOTORS SWANSEA WINS PRESTIGIOUS SAIC OVERSEAS DEALER AWARD