Suzuki SX4 S-Cross 1.4 BOOSTERJET ALLGRIP SZ5: Happy To Hang Around

The Suzuki SX4 S-Cross SZ5 looks fantastic, especially with that all new chrome front grill dominating the front of the car and contrasting beautifully with the Energetic Red Pearl Metallic paint of the SZ5 model on test. With the Suzuki also sporting well designed front and rear skid plates, roof rails, LED projector headlights, a… Read More Suzuki SX4 S-Cross 1.4 BOOSTERJET ALLGRIP SZ5: Happy To Hang Around

Suzuki SX4 S-Cross 1.4 BOOSTERJET ALLGRIP SZ5: Real Love

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. Wow, what a surprising car the Suzuki SX4 S-Cross 1.4 BOOSTERJET ALLGRIP, SZ5 turned out to be. Handsome, spacious, comfortable, economical and technologically impressive, what’s not to like?… Read More Suzuki SX4 S-Cross 1.4 BOOSTERJET ALLGRIP SZ5: Real Love

Mitsubishi L200 Warrior Series 5: Just A Little Love

This L200 is a handsome Pickup, admirably proportioned with up to date styling. With sweeping lines around the rear doors of the cabin that look great and sleek front chrome grill, this is an extremely rugged and attractive approach to the modern Pickup. What Mitsubishi have done with the Series 5 is to create something… Read More Mitsubishi L200 Warrior Series 5: Just A Little Love

Mitsubishi L200 Warrior Series 5: Born To Run

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 Mitsubishi L200 has been a popular sight on Britains roads for a number of years now and, it could be said, is responsible for the continuing popularity… Read More Mitsubishi L200 Warrior Series 5: Born To Run

Fiat Tipo 1.6 MultiJet 120 hp Lounge Edition: I Can Dream About You

This Fiat Tipo looks good, offering the consumer a thoroughly modern hatchback that can compete with the best, especially in the metallic pearl sand paintwork on test. Proportionally correct, the Tipo displays an upmarket look that sets it apart from the rest with it’s smart grill and chrome surround complementing the additional chrome highlights around… Read More Fiat Tipo 1.6 MultiJet 120 hp Lounge Edition: I Can Dream About You

Fiat Tipo 1.6 MultiJet 120 hp Lounge Edition: Fallin For You Again

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 Fiat Tipo is not a stranger to this green and pleasant land of ours, arriving originally way back in June 1988 as a base 1.4 or DGT,… Read More Fiat Tipo 1.6 MultiJet 120 hp Lounge Edition: Fallin For You Again

DS 5 Prestige BLUE HDi 180 S&S EAT6 auto: Wasn’t Born To Follow

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. Historically, DS have always looked different and interesting, a tradition upheld by the DS 5 which, it has to be said, looks like nothing else on the road… Read More DS 5 Prestige BLUE HDi 180 S&S EAT6 auto: Wasn’t Born To Follow

DS 5 Prestige BLUE HDi 180 S&S EAT6 auto : Hand On Heart

Having driven the DS 3 and 4 previously I think it’s safe to say that the quirky French firm are most definitely creating a stir with a range that is known for its innovative styling and retro touches. DS themselves state that On Thursday 6 October 1955, an enduring icon was unveiled. The original DS… Read More DS 5 Prestige BLUE HDi 180 S&S EAT6 auto
: Hand On Heart

What Can You Buy For £2000 Part 1: Had I Known You Better then 

In this, the final part of this used car buying odyssey for now, MotorMartin has spent time looking over what’s available at the most common (bargain) price points on the used car buying journey, from very basic £200 vehicle up to the £2000 dream cars featured in this, the final piece of the jigsaw.  It’s… Read More What Can You Buy For £2000 Part 1: Had I Known You Better then 

Kia Niro 1.6 GDi HEV ‘First Edition’ DCT 6-speed: The Eagle has Landed

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 Kia Niro looks upmarket and classy. With it’s 18″ alloy wheels, roof rails, bi-xenon headlights, LED daytime running lights, privacy glass and the subtle additions of chrome… Read More Kia Niro 1.6 GDi HEV ‘First Edition’ DCT 6-speed: The Eagle has Landed

Kia Niro 1.6 GDi HEV ‘First Edition’ DCT 6-speed: Electric Mainline

The Kia Niro has been designed to answer a question that is becoming more and more relevant as we move further towards the end of fossil fuels and strive to become more efficient and economical with those resources remaining. There have been successful EVs (electric vehicles) Hybrids and full on plug-in hybrids over the last… Read More Kia Niro 1.6 GDi HEV ‘First Edition’ DCT 6-speed: Electric Mainline

Subaru Levorg 1.6i GT Lineartronic: Devil Inside

The Subaru Levorg 1.6i GT Lineartronic is certainly a great looking car with excellent proportions cleverly disguising it’s utilitarian skill set. The Levorg’s styling is spot on with Subaru having created a distinctive and aggressive front end accentuated by the Levorg’s hexagonal grille and hood-scoop that not only looks fantastic but keeps the turbocharged Subaru… Read More Subaru Levorg 1.6i GT Lineartronic: Devil Inside

Subaru Levorg 1.6i GT Lineartronic: Techno Fan

Subaru have long had a reputation for creating World beating rally cars and World Champions with cars such as the Impreza indelibly imprinted on the minds of fast car fans up and down the country. Indeed, the latest WRX STi which, due to the extraordinary service from Nathaniel Cars of Bridgend I was fortunate enough to… Read More Subaru Levorg 1.6i GT Lineartronic: Techno Fan

Citroën C1 PureTech 82 manual 5-door: I Can’t Let Go

Citroën have made a feature of the vast array of choices available to you when purchasing an all new C1 which means that you should be able to match the car exactly to your needs. Starting with three different trim levels, Touch, Feel and Flair and three distinctive body styles, 3 door, 5 door and… Read More Citroën C1 PureTech 82 manual 5-door: I Can’t Let Go

Citroën C1 PureTech 82 manual 5-door: Keep On Movin’

The following review is an expanded version of Citroën C1 PureTech 82 manual 5-door: I Can’t Let Go by MotorMartin published on DriveTribe, By friend of MotorMartin, Tony Yates, perhaps better known as @xinterceptor.  The Citroën C1 is becoming a common site on our roads today, partly due to it’s quirky, good looking styling and… Read More Citroën C1 PureTech 82 manual 5-door: Keep On Movin’

Kia Cee’d 1.6 T-GDi GT: The Game Of Love

The Cee’d 1.6 T-GDi GT is the car with which Kia are looking to establish their reputation for producing a hot hatch that combines practically with speed including a generous helping of standard equipment along the way. With it’s 1591cc, turbocharged, Gamma direct injection Petrol engine, the Cee’d GT produces 201bhp and 195 Ib/ft torque… Read More Kia Cee’d 1.6 T-GDi GT: The Game Of Love

Kia Cee’d 1.6 T-GDi GT: Jack The Lad

The Cee’d 1.6 T-GDi GT is the car with which Kia are looking to establish their reputation for for producing a hot hatch that combines practically with speed including, as do most in the Kia range, a generous helping of standard equipment along the way.   With it’s 1591cc, turbocharged, Gamma direct injection Petrol engine,… Read More Kia Cee’d 1.6 T-GDi GT: Jack The Lad

DS3 PureTech 130 S&S 6-speed Manual: Reason To Believe

The DS3 PureTech 130 S&S 6-speed Manual is a handsome looking car, particularly in the Sport Red and Opal White combination of the model on test which when combined with the 17 inch grey diamond-cut ‘Aphrodite’ alloy wheels, provides you with a truly unique exterior worthy of The DS badge. And that additional rise of… Read More DS3 PureTech 130 S&S 6-speed Manual: Reason To Believe

DS3 PureTech 130 S&S 6-speed Manual: somebody To Love

The DS brand has been discussed before here on MotorMartin, indeed the history behind the marque was highlighted in Citroën DS to DS Automobiles: All I Need, where the journey from the launch of the original all the way back in October 1955 to the current range was looked into. Likewise, when MotorMartin had the… Read More DS3 PureTech 130 S&S 6-speed Manual: somebody To Love

Ford Focus 2013 Pros and Cons: Shine A Light

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. In the beginning there was a road and it was good, but too empty. ‘What shall we fill this with?’ came the question. And the answer? It was… Read More Ford Focus 2013 Pros and Cons: Shine A Light