Peugeot 5008 SUV 2.0L BlueHDi EAT8 180: Wasn’t Born To Follow

Peugeot say the following about their all-new 5008 SUV: The ultimate in SUV luxury, any journey no matter the distance will leave you wanting for nothing. Which I think you’ll agree, is a very bold statement. But think back to the 2008 and 3008, for anyone fortunate enough to have experienced either of these two family motors you’ll realise that Peugeot have every reason to be confident with the 5008. Success breeds success and all that. Indeed, MotorMartin was confident enough regarding the impressive 3008 SUV to state: I have driven the future and it is a Peugeot 3008. Equally bold … Continue reading Peugeot 5008 SUV 2.0L BlueHDi EAT8 180: Wasn’t Born To Follow

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News: KIA STARTS 2019 WITH A WIDE RANGE OF OFFERS

Regular readers will of course be aware that MotorMartin likes the current range on offer from Kia Motors UK very much with, perhaps surprisingly, the diminutive Picanto GT-Line in particular offering a superb driving experience. News then of Kia’s latest offers was always going to cause a stir up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers due to the opening up of the range to a host of potential new buyers, good news indeed if you’re looking to update your fleet in the new year. We’ll leave it to Kia themselves to run you through the latest deals. Enjoy: For … Continue reading News: KIA STARTS 2019 WITH A WIDE RANGE OF OFFERS

News: NEW YEAR, NEW MG

MotorMartin has been championing the cause of MG Motor UK since the beginning and we make no apologies for this stance as the all new MG ZS, recently refreshed MG3 and stalwart MG GS offer the consumer good looking, well specified cars for not much cash and that is what MotorMartin is all about. After all, ‘real life’ motoring is why MotorMartin was started in the first place. So here we are with the latest from MG Motors UK who have recently informed MotorMartin of the following news regarding their latest accessories. We’ll let MG take over now. Enjoy: Whether … Continue reading News: NEW YEAR, NEW MG

News: ALPINE A110 TAKES EVO MAGAZINE’S COUPE OF THE YEAR AWARD

To finish off MotorMartin’s coverage of the latest evo Magazine Awards we get to this, the prestigious Coupe of the Year. And this year MotorMartin is pleased to announce that it’s the Alpine A110 which has been named Coupe of the Year. Discussing the Alpine A110 with MotorMartin recently, Stuart Gallagher, Editor of evo magazine, said: “There’s such finesse about the Alpine’s approach to everything it does that you swear blind you’ve upped your game as a driver with every trip. Thrills and rewards are rarely this accessible.” John Barker, evo Contributing Editor, added: “Within 20 yards you’re smiling because … Continue reading News: ALPINE A110 TAKES EVO MAGAZINE’S COUPE OF THE YEAR AWARD

News: UNIQUE McLAREN P1™ GTR BY McLAREN SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMEMORATES 1988 AYRTON SENNA MAIDEN CHAMPIONSHIP

There’s few out there that would argue that McLaren + Marlboro are not the classic formula 1 manufacturer and livery so it really is no surprise that a very special car has now been created to celebrate this very fact. We’ll let McLaren themselves tell you all about it. Enjoy: McLaren Special Operations (MSO) has completed a unique new McLaren P1™ GTR bespoke project to mark the 30th anniversary of Ayrton Senna’s maiden Formula 1 World Championship. The striking McLaren P1™ GTR is liveried in the iconic colours of then-sponsor Marlboro – synonymous with McLaren for more than 20 years … Continue reading News: UNIQUE McLAREN P1™ GTR BY McLAREN SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMEMORATES 1988 AYRTON SENNA MAIDEN CHAMPIONSHIP

News: KIA STINGER WINS EVO SPORTS SALOON OF THE YEAR

With all the great press the all new Stinger has received since launch, it’s come as no surprise to those of us up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers that Kia’s super saloon has now been awarded ‘Sports Saloon of the Year’ by evo magazine. For those that don’t already know, twenty years after it first started, the evo Car of the Year test takes place over one week with six judges driving all competitors back-to-back to name each category winner. Stuart Gallagher, Editor at evo magazine commented to MotorMartin on the Stinger’s win: “The combination of grunt, just … Continue reading News: KIA STINGER WINS EVO SPORTS SALOON OF THE YEAR

News: WELLHOUSE LEISURE LAUNCHES CAMPERVAN FINANCE AND LEASING BUSINESS

With motorhomes reaching new found levels of popularity it’s been decided to post the following from Wellhouse Leisure in full. Enjoy: Wellhouse Leisure, the leading UK campervan converter, is launching a new business, Wellhouse Leasing, to offer business and private users a choice of convenient funding options for its latest models. Leasing is being managed by Drivespeed Leasing Limited, a successful contract hire, finance and leasing specialist that also has experience of vehicle conversions. As fleet and private consumers already enjoy a choice of ways to fund their new cars, Wellhouse Leasing aims to provide them with the same finance … Continue reading News: WELLHOUSE LEISURE LAUNCHES CAMPERVAN FINANCE AND LEASING BUSINESS

News: LOTUS EXIGE SPORT 410 WINS EVO’S ROADSTER OF THE YEAR

  It’s the 70th Anniversary year of Lotus and the company another reason to be happy as EVO Magazine have just announced that the Lotus Exige Sport 410 has been awarded Roadster of the Year 2018 in its latest issue #257. EVO have shared with MotorMartin the following, “It’s a genuinely fabulous piece of kit, engineered with an obsessional zeal for driver entertainment and finished with the sort of care normally reserved for vehicles with far more chunkier price tags.” Lotus have explained to MotorMartin recently how their Exige Sport 410 was developed directly from the track focused Exige Cup … Continue reading News: LOTUS EXIGE SPORT 410 WINS EVO’S ROADSTER OF THE YEAR