FORD MUSTANG 5.0I GT CONVERTIBLE 2DR AUTO 6SP: Hammer To Fall

The history of the Ford Mustang has been covered many, many times before and if you like your cars, which I assume you do, most of you out there will already be fans of this iconic piece of American muscle. The only criticism of the legend that is the Mustang has been from those of… Read More FORD MUSTANG 5.0I GT CONVERTIBLE 2DR AUTO 6SP: Hammer To Fall

News: PEUGEOT 3008 SUV ANNOUNCED AS ‘BEST FAMILY CAR’ IN THE UK CAR OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2018

It gives MotorMartin great pleasure to announce that the very worthy PEUGEOT 3008 SUV has scooped the award for the Best Family Car in the UK Car of the Year Awards 2018, the 15th award it has won in the UK since the vehicle’s launch. It’s been explained to MotorMartin that the multi-award winning 3008… Read More News: PEUGEOT 3008 SUV ANNOUNCED AS ‘BEST FAMILY CAR’ IN THE UK CAR OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2018

News: PROPOSED FERRARI CHALLENGE UK RACE SERIES FOR 2019 FERRARI 488 CHALLENGE TO RACE ON UK CIRCUITS

Exciting news has reached #MotorMartinRacing that Ferrari’s Corse Clienti division is evaluating whether or not to launch a dedicated Ferrari Challenge series in the UK in 2019. A dedicated UK series of the Ferrari Challenge, they say, would be run to the same regulations as the Ferrari Challenge European Series, and would be open to… Read More News: PROPOSED FERRARI CHALLENGE UK RACE SERIES FOR 2019 FERRARI 488 CHALLENGE TO RACE ON UK CIRCUITS

News: FORD EXTENDS COMMITMENT TO WRC WITH FORD PERFORMANCE SUPPORT FOR M-SPORT FORD WORLD RALLY TEAM IN 2018

Ford Motor Company have recently announced to #MotorMartinRacing a new agreement to supply extended technical and financial support to long-term motorsport partner M‑Sport – winner of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) Drivers’ and Manufacturers’ titles in 2017 with the EcoBoost-powered Ford Fiesta WRC. It’s been explained to MotorMartin that, starting in 2018, the M-Sport… Read More News: FORD EXTENDS COMMITMENT TO WRC WITH FORD PERFORMANCE SUPPORT FOR M-SPORT FORD WORLD RALLY TEAM IN 2018

News: APPROVED USED MERCEDES-BENZ A-CLASS NOW AVAILABLE FROM JUST £159 A MONTH

Good news for all of you Mercedes fans out there as news has just arrived up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers that the Mercedes-Benz A-Class is now available from £159 per month, through the company’s Approved Used programme. Customers purchasing their vehicle through the Approved Used programme, Mercedes say, benefit from an extensive… Read More News: APPROVED USED MERCEDES-BENZ A-CLASS NOW AVAILABLE FROM JUST £159 A MONTH

News: KIA STINGER WINS BEST PERFORMANCE CAR IN 2018 UK COTY AWARDS

Following a successful introduction to the UK last year, the rather incredible looking Kia Stinger has been awarded ‘Best Performance Car’ in the UK Car of the Year Awards 2018. Evaluated and compared by a well-respected panel of UK journalists, it’s been explained to MotorMartin that the Stinger came top of its class, fighting off… Read More News: KIA STINGER WINS BEST PERFORMANCE CAR IN 2018 UK COTY AWARDS

News: PICANTO LINE-UP EXPANDS WITH THE ARRIVAL OF X-LINE EDITION

Following its debut at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA), the latest addition to the Picanto range, the All-New Picanto X-Line went on sale on 9 January 2018 at Kia showrooms. The ‘X-Line’ variant, Kia say, further broadens the appeal of their city car, with styling that draws inspiration from the company’s SUV model lines,… Read More News: PICANTO LINE-UP EXPANDS WITH THE ARRIVAL OF X-LINE EDITION

News: 2018 IGNIS AND VITARA SPECIAL EDITIONS FROM SUZUKI

Suzuki GB PLC is very pleased to announce to MotorMartin Special Edition models of Ignis and Vitara that are now on sale. The two new models are Ignis Adventure and Vitara Kuro which makes a return to the UK range following a very successful limited production run in 2017. Ignis Adventure, Suzuki say, is based… Read More News: 2018 IGNIS AND VITARA SPECIAL EDITIONS FROM SUZUKI

News: NEW ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM NAMED ‘BEST LUXURY CAR’ IN UK CAR OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2018

The Rolls-Royce Phantom has received the UK Car of the Year Awards’ prestigious ‘Best Luxury Car’ honour. Drawing on votes from a jury of 27 leading motoring journalists, the awards highlight the best new cars on the market for UK customers. It’s been explained to MotorMartin that members of the UK Car of the Year… Read More News: NEW ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM NAMED ‘BEST LUXURY CAR’ IN UK CAR OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2018

News: MITSUBISHI SHOGUN SPORT PRICING AND UK SPECIFICATION ANNOUNCED

Now this is news that brought much excitement up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers, especially as the 2017 LWB Shogun is arriving at the Towers in mid February, offering a timely reminder of the model’s virtues before the Shogun Sport touches down upon these shores. Here we go then with the news that… Read More News: MITSUBISHI SHOGUN SPORT PRICING AND UK SPECIFICATION ANNOUNCED

News: LAND ROVER’S 70TH ANNIVERSARY BEGINS WITH RESTORATION OF ‘MISSING’ ORIGINAL 4X4

As regular readers will already know, the all new #MotorMartinClassics desk is here to celebrate all that is great and good about the world of Classic Motoring and is currently in charge of sorting out MotorMartin’s recently acquired Ford Cougar. It came as somewhat of a relief then to be able to focus on something… Read More News: LAND ROVER’S 70TH ANNIVERSARY BEGINS WITH RESTORATION OF ‘MISSING’ ORIGINAL 4X4

News: AVON TYRES SUPPORTS BLOODHOUND ENGINEERING ADVENTURE

Avon Tyres has confirmed to #MotorMartinRacing its sponsorship of the Bloodhound Project, centred on Bloodhound SSC, a supersonic car that is designed to go faster than the speed of sound. It’s been explained to MotorMartin that as part of its support of the ground-breaking project, Avon is supplying tyres suitable for desert use to Bloodhound’s… Read More News: AVON TYRES SUPPORTS BLOODHOUND ENGINEERING ADVENTURE

News: MORGAN MOTOR COMPANY TO CELEBRATE 50 YEARS OF THE ICONIC PLUS 8 WITH LIMITED EDITION ANNIVERSARY MODEL DUE IN 2018

Morgan Motor Company have confirmed to MotorMartin recently that they will celebrate their most iconic Plus 8 with a 50th Anniversary Special Edition. Excellent news. The British marque has released teaser images and video for the exclusive special edition ahead of its much-anticipated reveal at the Geneva Motor Show which are well worth checking out.… Read More News: MORGAN MOTOR COMPANY TO CELEBRATE 50 YEARS OF THE ICONIC PLUS 8 WITH LIMITED EDITION ANNIVERSARY MODEL DUE IN 2018

News: AWARD-WINNING PEUGEOT 2008 SUV RANGE GROWS WITH HIGH-SPEC ALLURE PREMIUM TRIM LEVEL

PEUGEOT have recently shared with MotorMartin that the award-winning PEUGEOT 2008 SUV is now available in high-specification Allure Premium trim level, with more than £1,400 of additional equipment over Allure trim at a price increase of just £800. Not bad then in MotorMartin’s opinion. As a permanent range addition, the PEUGEOT 2008 SUV Allure Premium… Read More News: AWARD-WINNING PEUGEOT 2008 SUV RANGE GROWS WITH HIGH-SPEC ALLURE PREMIUM TRIM LEVEL

News: McLAREN AUTOMOTIVE ACHIEVES ANOTHER YEAR OF RECORD SALES IN 2017

McLaren Automotive, the British creator of luxury sportscars and supercars, have shared with MotorMartin recently that they have recorded another record year of growth, selling a total of 3,340 cars in 2017. Around two-thirds of sales, they say, are attributed to the Sports Series family, the vast majority of which are new buyers to the… Read More News: McLAREN AUTOMOTIVE ACHIEVES ANOTHER YEAR OF RECORD SALES IN 2017

News: 10 ICONIC RACE CARS FROM BTCC’S 60 YEAR HISTORY

For motorsport fans of a certain age the best racing will always be found in the World famous BTCC and rightly so. And now with 2018 marking 60 years of the British Touring Car Championship, a look back through the extensive back catalogue of memorable vehicles throughout the series sees ten cars stand out. From… Read More News: 10 ICONIC RACE CARS FROM BTCC’S 60 YEAR HISTORY

News: MERCEDES-BENZ VANS PRESENTS FIRST CAMPER VAN CONCEPTS BASED ON THE X-CLASS

Everyone likes the idea of a campervan, thoughts of Californian road trips, bar-b-ques on the beach and behaving you’re nineteen all over again. Just because the reality is usually somewhat different and involves the A1 rather than Route 66 is neither here nor there, the fact is, campervans are most definitely cool. Mercedes Benz certainly… Read More News: MERCEDES-BENZ VANS PRESENTS FIRST CAMPER VAN CONCEPTS BASED ON THE X-CLASS

News: INFINITI REGISTRATIONS UP 22% YEAR ON YEAR

Impressive news has just arrived up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers that in a market showing a decline of over five percent in 2017 INFINITI are one of the few manufacturers who can claim a double digit increase in registrations over 2016. INFINITI UK has managed to increase their volume of registrations by… Read More News: INFINITI REGISTRATIONS UP 22% YEAR ON YEAR

News: MG CELEBRATES RECORD 2017!

News that investment in an industry-beating new product, expansion of the dealer network and an enhanced aftersales package have all contributed to MG Motor UK achieving its best sales performance in recent years has just arrived at the #MotorMartinCarNews desk up on the top floor of the Towers. MG have shared with MotorMartin that more… Read More News: MG CELEBRATES RECORD 2017!

News: NEW CITROËN C4 CACTUS: THE ULTRA-COMFORTABLE HATCHBACK FROM £17,265 MRRP OTR

Citroën have shared with MotorMartin recently that their new C4 Cactus hatchback is now available to order in the UK, priced from just £17,265 OTR, which seemed like the perfect opportunity to share Citroën’s information regarding this new Cactus with all of you out there. Here goes then: Benefitting from the Citroën Advanced Comfort® programme,… Read More News: NEW CITROËN C4 CACTUS: THE ULTRA-COMFORTABLE HATCHBACK FROM £17,265 MRRP OTR