MG GS Exclusive 1.5 TGi: Can’t Get You Off My Mind

MG, that iconic British brand, can trace their history back to 1924 and are world famous for making stylish cars that are great to own whilst still offering superb value for money. Modern MGs, which are designed and engineered in Longbridge, Birmingham, have continued in this rich tradition since their relaunch in 2011 and is… Read More MG GS Exclusive 1.5 TGi: Can’t Get You Off My Mind

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

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

FORD FIESTA 1.0I TITANIUM E/BOOST 5DR S/S 100PS 6SP: Grand Affection

This all new Fiesta can best be described with one word, premium. Starting with that grille, it looks fantastic. Bold, slightly aggressive and surrounded with chrome you could lose yourself in. Building upon the front end of the previous edition Fiesta, the new car has matured beautifully, it’s distinctive LED daytime running lights giving it… Read More FORD FIESTA 1.0I TITANIUM E/BOOST 5DR S/S 100PS 6SP: Grand Affection

FORD FIESTA 1.0I TITANIUM E/BOOST 5DR S/S 100PS 6SP: Fighting Fit

This time last year Ford were celebrating their all new Fiesta being named ‘Carbuyer Car of the Year’ in the UK’s most user-focused new car Awards and that the latest version of Ford’s iconic small hatchback had also scooped the ‘Best Small Car’ award at a ceremony in London’s West End. Not bad for a… Read More FORD FIESTA 1.0I TITANIUM E/BOOST 5DR S/S 100PS 6SP: Fighting Fit

FIAT 124 SPIDER LUSSO PLUS: A Rush Of Blood To The Head

The following is a re-edit of a piece posted by MotorMartin on DriveTribe under The Junk Yard banner run by Tony Yates, perhaps better known as @Xinterceptor. FIAT’s inspiration behind their all new 124 Spider Lusso Plus was their own 124 sports car from way back in 1966 with appropriately gorgeous styling, proportions and performance… Read More FIAT 124 SPIDER LUSSO PLUS: A Rush Of Blood To The Head

FIAT 124 SPIDER LUSSO PLUS: Switch It On

An Italian convertible with elegant Pininfarina drawn lines, independent race inspired suspension and a luxurious, if slightly basic, wood and leather interior, plus an Aurelio Lampredi designed dual-overhead cam engine, a five speed manual transmission, four-wheel disc brakes, and lightweight Cromodora alloy wheels. A description of the latest FIAT roadster perhaps? Afraid not. The above… Read More FIAT 124 SPIDER LUSSO PLUS: Switch It On

Suzuki Jimny 1.3 SZ4: Sing To The Sky

The following is a re-edit of a piece posted by MotorMartin on DriveTribe under The Junk Yard banner run by Tony Yates, perhaps better known as @Xinterceptor. Here we are, at the tale end of 2017, testing the latest iteration of the ever youthful Jimny, a SUV before we knew what an SUV actually was,… Read More Suzuki Jimny 1.3 SZ4: Sing To The Sky

Suzuki Jimny 1.3 SZ4: Come Fly Away

What have Clinton, Lewinsky, the Euro, Britney Spears, Microsoft, Saving Private Ryan, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, All Saints, Furbys, The Chamber Of Secrets and James Cameron’s Titanic all got in common? Given up yet? The answer is that they all rose to prominence way back in 1998, the year that the Titanic Suzuki Jimny was… Read More Suzuki Jimny 1.3 SZ4: Come Fly Away

Suzuki Swift 1.2 SZ5 SHVS Dualjet 4W: FireBrand & Angel

The following is a re-edit of a piece posted by MotorMartin on DriveTribe under The Junk Yard banner run by Tony Yates, perhaps better known as @Xinterceptor.  The all new Suzuki Swift 1.2 SZ5 SHVS Dualjet 4W is a handsome car resplendent in it’s Mineral grey and Super black paint scheme, polished 16″ alloy wheels,… Read More Suzuki Swift 1.2 SZ5 SHVS Dualjet 4W: FireBrand & Angel

Suzuki Swift 1.2 SZ5 SHVS Dualjet 4W: Action This Day

The all new 2017 Suzuki Swift aims to build upon the excellent reputation garnered by the previously well received incarnation and continue Suzuki’s superb run of form with their city cars. The Swift has been with us since it went into production in 1983, although it was known as Cultus in its home market of… Read More Suzuki Swift 1.2 SZ5 SHVS Dualjet 4W: Action This Day

Ford Cougar (1998 – 2002) 2.5 V6 24V 3d: Dreams Should Never Die

What we have here is an attempt to get to the bottom of the pull that classic cars have on the majority of us car fans. The dangers of purchasing the wrong car, the hidden problems behind shiny paintwork and the diversions from standard are all frustrations that buyers of new and nearly new vehicles… Read More Ford Cougar (1998 – 2002) 2.5 V6 24V 3d: Dreams Should Never Die

Citroën C3 Flair S&S PureTech 110 manual: Rave On

The following is a re-edit of a piece posted by MotorMartin on DriveTribe under The Junk Yard banner run by Tony Yates, perhaps better known as @Xinterceptor. The all new C3 Flair S&S PureTech 110, a Citroën in the grand tradition, a combination of Flair and engineering which have created a car that Citroën say… Read More Citroën C3 Flair S&S PureTech 110 manual: Rave On

Citroën C3 Flair S&S PureTech 110 manual: Friends Will Be Friends

Citroën have a proud history when it comes to avant-garde design and engineering, from the original A Type of 1919, through 1933’s Montlhéry speed ring taming, world record setting, 8CV and encapsulated by Citroën’s most iconic 2CV originally launched in 1948. It’s not just the cars and vehicles manufactured by Citroën that demonstrate that certain… Read More Citroën C3 Flair S&S PureTech 110 manual: Friends Will Be Friends

Peugeot 3008 SUV GT Line Blue HDi 120 EAT6: See The Lights

The following is a re-edit of a piece posted by MotorMartin on DriveTribe under The Junk Yard banner run by Tony Yates, perhaps better known as @Xinterceptor. Now more than ever, Peugeot is channelling it’s energy into designing vehicles that display a striking desirability, mixing looks and technology in equal measures with perhaps the most… Read More Peugeot 3008 SUV GT Line Blue HDi 120 EAT6: See The Lights

Peugeot 3008 SUV GT Line Blue HDi 120 EAT6: Riders On The Storm

I have driven the future and it is a Peugeot 3008. With the current popularity of SUVs showing no sign of abating it is no wonder that Peugeot have brought out their rather wonderful 3008. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves here. Peugeot have spent time making sure that the 3008 will be all… Read More Peugeot 3008 SUV GT Line Blue HDi 120 EAT6: Riders On The Storm

What Can You Buy For £1500? You’ve Got What It Takes

So here we are, following on from MotorMartin’s £200, £500 and £1000 bargain buying guides, we arrive at the serious money. Enjoy. £1500 can be classed as a lot of money depending on the situation that you find yourself in, especially if you’ve saved up to buy a car. Perhaps it’s your first car, maybe… Read More What Can You Buy For £1500? You’ve Got What It Takes

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV 5hs 2.0 4WD Automatic: Envy Of Angels

The following is a re-edit of a piece posted by MotorMartin on DriveTribe under The Junk Yard banner run by Tony Yates, perhaps better known as @Xinterceptor.  MotorMartin’s thoughts on the 2016 Outlander PHEV can be found by clicking http://motormartin.com/2016/08/10/mitsubishi-outlander-phev-gx5h-electric-boogaloo/ and now Mitsubishi’s designers and engineers have looked at what could be improved over the… Read More Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV 5hs 2.0 4WD Automatic: Envy Of Angels

What Can You Buy For £1000? Cheating The Game

In parts 1 and 2 of this ongoing series I’ve previously looked at the surprising array of cars on offer for both £200 and £500 and noted something of the issues involved when buying at the less monied end of the spectrum, indeed, the range of vehicles on offer really should mean that there’s something… Read More What Can You Buy For £1000? Cheating The Game

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV 5hs 2.0 4WD Automatic: Elektrobank

Family cars need to be spacious, economical, practical, interesting and fun to drive, after all, you deserve to enjoy your car don’t you? When MotorMartin was choosing a car upon which to undertake the annual family holiday to Anglesey, North Wales there was really only the one choice. With Mitsubishi introducing a number of improvements… Read More Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV 5hs 2.0 4WD Automatic: Elektrobank