Ford EcoSport 1.0 ST-LINE BLACK E/BOOST 5DR 125PS: Easy Living

When is a Fiesta not a Fiesta? When it’s an EcoSport of course. A car which Ford hope will provide the go anywhere excitement and space of a SUV combined with the ease of use offered by a City Car … Continue reading Ford EcoSport 1.0 ST-LINE BLACK E/BOOST 5DR 125PS: Easy Living

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MG ZS Exclusive 1.0 Auto: Back In Business

The 1.0T GDI turbocharged power plant in the all-new MG ZS is a rather clever 3-cylinder turbocharged unit that, perhaps surprisingly, produces 5 more bhp than the normally aspirated 1.5 Manual at 800rpm lower with 109bhp @ 5200rpm. A more than healthy number and one which should allay any fears regarding choosing the 1.0 over the 1.5, there’s also the added benefit of an increase in torque from 104 to 118 ft/lb between 1800-4700rpm. And on the move the 3-cylinder engine is an absolute breath of fresh air with power just where you need it. Now over here at MotorMartin … Continue reading MG ZS Exclusive 1.0 Auto: Back In Business

MG ZS Exclusive 1.0 Auto: Gentle Storm

Previously on MotorMartin, MG ZS 1.5 Excite: Understand My Heart. YouTube looked at the impressive and all-new 1.5 Manual ZS, a car that is becoming more and more prevalent on the highways and byways of this green and pleasant land of ours. The time then seemed right to try out the 1.0 Auto ZS to see what a difference the drop in capacity and change in gearbox would make an SUV that has already become somewhat of a MotorMartin favourite. Figures first then. The 1.0T GDI turbocharged power plant is a rather clever 3 cylinder turbocharged (of course) unit that, … Continue reading MG ZS Exclusive 1.0 Auto: Gentle Storm