Ford Cougar (1998 – 2002) 2.5 V6 24V 3d. Part 2: Paradise City

A few months ago the latest car to grace the car park here at MotorMartin Towers arrived, looking rather wonderful resplendent in it’s faded, battered and bruised, classic Ford blue paintwork. The history of Ford’s attempts to recreate the popularity of their legendary Capri have already been covered in Part 1, Ford Cougar (1998 –… Read More Ford Cougar (1998 – 2002) 2.5 V6 24V 3d. Part 2: Paradise City

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 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 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

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: 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