News: ITALIAN GEMS LINED UP FOR COYS SUMMER AUCTIONS

The top floor up here at MotorMartin Towers was awash with excitement recently when it was announced that a pre-production 575MM Ferrari worth £200,000 and a 1926 Bugatti Type 37 worth £600,000 will be going under the hammer at, friends of MotorMartin, Coys auctions at Fontwell House and Blenheim palace on June 29th and July… Read More News: ITALIAN GEMS LINED UP FOR COYS SUMMER AUCTIONS

News: FORDS AS FAR AS THE EYE COULD SEE…

There were plenty of Fords and lots of awards at the weekend, as the Classic Ford Show – backed by headline sponsors EBC Brakes and Lancaster Insurance – continued to go from strength-to-strength. Now in its 13th year, the famous Santa Pod Raceway was filled with classic Fords of all ages and models, with over… Read More News: FORDS AS FAR AS THE EYE COULD SEE…

News: VIDEO: SUZUKI COMPLETES SHEENE XR14 RESTORATION

Perhaps the Brit that most transformed the sport of MotorCycle Grand Prix Racing in the eyes of the general public was the late great Barry Sheene with his Heron Suzuki Grand Prix machines. Someone at Suzuki clearly thinks so as Suzuki has released a pair of videos detailing the intricate and loving restoration of Barry… Read More News: VIDEO: SUZUKI COMPLETES SHEENE XR14 RESTORATION

News: MORE STYLE, LESS MONEY!

Regular readers of this site will know by now that we’re big fans of the relaunched MG brand up here on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers with a shiny 66 plate MG GS sitting proudly in it’s reserved space in the car park outside our extravagant reception. In fact MotorMartin has only recently had… Read More News: MORE STYLE, LESS MONEY!

News: ‘SUPERCAR SUNDAY’ AT BROOKLANDS MUSEUM, SUNDAY 16 JULY 2017

As regular readers will know, MotorMartin Towers is rather awash with sports car fans, especially of those sports cars that hail from the more recent past. There’s just something that raises the blood pressure when looking at a car as special as a Jaguar XJ220 in the flesh and is an experience that everyone should… Read More News: ‘SUPERCAR SUNDAY’ AT BROOKLANDS MUSEUM, SUNDAY 16 JULY 2017

News: INTRODUCING THE NEW PEUGEOT 308

Peugeot have recently explained to MotorMartin that their new PEUGEOT 308, due to hit UK roads in September, is the most connected and safest yet with a range of technology and styling enhancements for the 2018 model year and let’s be honest here, the old model was superb to start with.  In fact, so comprehensive… Read More News: INTRODUCING THE NEW PEUGEOT 308

News: LEADING MG DEALERSHIP WINS GLOBAL AUTOMOTIVE AWARD

It gives all of us here at MotorMartin Towers immense pleasure to be able to announce that, friends of the MotorMartin, Nathaniel Cars, a leading MG dealership based in South Wales, is celebrating after deservedly taking home the highly-prestigious Four Star Award for Excellence at the SAIC Motor Global MG Dealer Awards. The ceremony, which… Read More News: LEADING MG DEALERSHIP WINS GLOBAL AUTOMOTIVE AWARD

News: ROLLS-ROYCE ANNOUNCES A GATHERING OF THE GREATEST PHANTOMS IN HISTORY

#GreatPhantoms  It’s come to MotorMartin’s attention recently that at the end of July, ‘The Great Eight Phantoms’, a Rolls-Royce Exhibition, will gather together the greatest Phantoms from the last 92 years in Mayfair, London. The Exhibition will welcome the next generation of this most celebrated luxury item. Over the next eight weeks, Rolls-Royce have shared… Read More News: ROLLS-ROYCE ANNOUNCES A GATHERING OF THE GREATEST PHANTOMS IN HISTORY

News: CITY CONCOURS CELEBRATES THE WORLD OF ‘MODERN BESPOKE’ CARS

Now if there’s one thing that gets MotorMartin Towers rocking it is the impending news of a classic car auction, beautiful cars, stunning styling and perhaps something purer than vehicles today. It was extremely pleasing therefore when the news feed up on the top floor began highlighting the following news.  The all-new City Concours, kicking… Read More News: CITY CONCOURS CELEBRATES THE WORLD OF ‘MODERN BESPOKE’ CARS

News: HERE THEY COME! FULL RANGE OF ALL-NEW FIESTA MODELS TO SUCCEED UK’S TOP-SELLING CAR ROLL OFF ASSEMBLY LINE

Only the other day, on a staff day out to that Jewell on the North East Coast that is Scarborough, it was as if the Gods were shining down as we were greeted by a display of late eighties and early nineties classic cars lined up on the promenade. Pick of the bunch was debated… Read More News: HERE THEY COME! FULL RANGE OF ALL-NEW FIESTA MODELS TO SUCCEED UK’S TOP-SELLING CAR ROLL OFF ASSEMBLY LINE

News: ALL-NEW PICANTO CUSTOMERS TO RECEIVE ONE-YEAR FREE INSURANCE

Kia Motors (UK) Ltd have informed MotorMartin that they are pleased to announce yet another reason to take ownership of an all-new Picanto, following its launch and highly positive reception on 1 May. As part of the brand’s second-quarter offers, the new city car now benefits from free motor insurance for up to one year.… Read More News: ALL-NEW PICANTO CUSTOMERS TO RECEIVE ONE-YEAR FREE INSURANCE

News: MG GEARS UP FOR FURTHER EXPANSION IN NORTHERN IRELAND WITH DEALER APPOINTMENT

This year has seen continued expansion for MG Motor UK in their quest to present something new and innovative for the UK buyer. News then that MG Motor UK has made another significant step forward in its national dealer development strategy, with the appointment of Greg Mitchell MG, can be seen as further proof of… Read More News: MG GEARS UP FOR FURTHER EXPANSION IN NORTHERN IRELAND WITH DEALER APPOINTMENT

News: ROLLS-ROYCE MOTOR CARS LONDON WELCOMES UNIQUE 1 OF 1 DAWN MAYFAIR EDITION TO ICONIC BERKELEY SQUARE SHOWROOM

Every now and again a car comes along that takes the collective breath away from those of us stationed here at MotorMartin Towers, it needs to be something truly special though, display engineering and design excellence in abundance, perhaps even being unique if the office is to sit up and take notice. So when news… Read More News: ROLLS-ROYCE MOTOR CARS LONDON WELCOMES UNIQUE 1 OF 1 DAWN MAYFAIR EDITION TO ICONIC BERKELEY SQUARE SHOWROOM

FIAT 500: Here Comes A Soul Saver

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 original Fiat 500, known in Italy as the Cinquecento, was a genuine car for the people, built to help mobilise a country still feeling the after effects… Read More FIAT 500: Here Comes A Soul Saver

News: MERCEDES-BENZ EXPANDS SLC RANGE WITH NEW ENTRY-LEVEL SLC 180

It’s come to the attention of the AMG fans amongst us over here at MotorMartin Towers, that the SLC 180 AMG Line has been added to the SLC range, with prices starting from a quite reasonable £32,039 OTR. Mercedes-Benz have explained to MotorMartin that with monthly payments starting from as low as £276, the new… Read More News: MERCEDES-BENZ EXPANDS SLC RANGE WITH NEW ENTRY-LEVEL SLC 180

News: HARLEY-DAVIDSON AND JEEP® BRAND TOGETHER AGAIN FOR 2017

Brands that have a worldwide fan base and reach are few and far between these days due to many different economic and strategic decisions made. Surely though, two of the most recognisable in most peoples’ opinion would be Harley-Davidson® and the Jeep®. Brands which have shared with MotorMartin recently news that they have renewed and… Read More News: HARLEY-DAVIDSON AND JEEP® BRAND TOGETHER AGAIN FOR 2017

News: MG MOTOR UK LAUNCHES ALL-NEW SUV AT THE LONDON MOTOR SHOW

With sales rising impressively year on year and a growing reputation here in the U.K. and abroad for stylish, affordable and well specified cars MG Motor UK have now taken the next important step towards expanding their range by officially unveiling its all-new compact SUV – the MG XS – at the London Motor Show… Read More News: MG MOTOR UK LAUNCHES ALL-NEW SUV AT THE LONDON MOTOR SHOW

News: RARE JAGUAR LIGHTWEIGHT E-TYPE IS STRATSTONE’S STAR OF THE SHOW

There are some cars that are just so beautiful to look at that the reality of driving, quite frankly, is neither here nor there, after all, when a car looks so good, does it really matter that it won’t brake or go round a bend? And there are others, like the simply gorgeous Jaguar shown… Read More News: RARE JAGUAR LIGHTWEIGHT E-TYPE IS STRATSTONE’S STAR OF THE SHOW

News: NEW SPECIAL EDITION AUTOHOME ROOF TENT FOR MINI COUNTRYMAN

It’s often the case that you’re out and about enjoying the day, perhaps visiting somewhere new or someone and before you know it, it’s time to go back home. Yet how good would it be if instead of turning around and returning back from whence you came what about if there was another choice? After… Read More News: NEW SPECIAL EDITION AUTOHOME ROOF TENT FOR MINI COUNTRYMAN

News: RECORD TURNOUT FOR BEAULIEU’S SIMPLY FORD

When news arrived recently up in the news room regarding the latest 2017 Simply Ford rally, all of us here at MotorMartin Towers couldn’t quite believe that it had been roughly a year since we last reported on Beaulieu’s successful Simply Ford Rally from 2016 and here we are one year later already. In an all-time… Read More News: RECORD TURNOUT FOR BEAULIEU’S SIMPLY FORD