News: SEAT’S FAB FOUR TAKE HONOURS IN THE WHAT CAR? CAR OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2018

News has arrived up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers that SEAT has taken the What Car? Car of the Year Awards 2018 by storm, with four different models – Arona, Ibiza, Leon and Ateca – each taking category wins. It’s a clean-sweep for the quartet of new cars that has spearheaded the Spanish… Read More News: SEAT’S FAB FOUR TAKE HONOURS IN THE WHAT CAR? CAR OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2018

News: McLAREN SPECIAL OPERATIONS DELIVERS MSO X: 10 UNIQUE 570S COUPÉS INSPIRED BY McLAREN ENDURANCE RACING HERITAGE

10 unique McLaren sportscars that emulate the look and feel of a McLaren 570S GT4 race car but are fully road-legal have today been delivered to their new owners at a special McLaren customer event near Las Vegas, USA. Commissioned as an MSO Bespoke project – the service from McLaren Special Operations (MSO) that allows… Read More News: McLAREN SPECIAL OPERATIONS DELIVERS MSO X: 10 UNIQUE 570S COUPÉS INSPIRED BY McLAREN ENDURANCE RACING HERITAGE

News: FIRST KIA RIO GT-LINE IMAGES AND INFORMATION REVEALED

Kia have shared with the news desk up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers, the first images of the new Rio GT-Line, ahead of its public debut at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show. The Rio, Kia say, is the latest model to be available in GT-Line specification, following the recent introduction of Sportage, Picanto… Read More News: FIRST KIA RIO GT-LINE IMAGES AND INFORMATION REVEALED

News: ASTON MARTIN DB11 WINS AT WHAT CAR? CAR OF THE YEAR AWARDS

Good news has arrived for Aston this week as their V8-powered Aston Martin DB11 won the “Best coupé for more than £50,000” category at the 40th annual What Car? Car of the Year Awards recently. The Aston Martin DB11, unsurprisingly in MotorMartin’s opinion, is credited with turning around the fortunes of the British luxury carmaker… Read More News: ASTON MARTIN DB11 WINS AT WHAT CAR? CAR OF THE YEAR AWARDS

News: HONDA CIVIC TYPE R WINS WHAT CAR? HOT HATCH OF THE YEAR

After a short drive last year, it’s really rather easy to understand why the British built Honda Civic Type R has won the coveted What Car? Hot Hatch of the Year, the reason? It’s bloody brilliant! First unveiled as a surprise entry prototype at the Paris Motor Show at the end of September 2016, the… Read More News: HONDA CIVIC TYPE R WINS WHAT CAR? HOT HATCH OF THE YEAR

News: JAGUAR I-PACE VOTED MOST ANTICIPATED NEW CAR OF 2018

Causing considerable interest already, the Jaguar I-PACE all-electric performance SUV has won the What Car? 2018 Reader Award, securing it the title of the most anticipated new car of 2018. What Car? have shared with MotorMartin that their readers chose Jaguar’s first all-electric model from a shortlist of 12 cars due to go on sale… Read More News: JAGUAR I-PACE VOTED MOST ANTICIPATED NEW CAR OF 2018

News: PERFORMANCE AND PRECISION: THE BENTLEY BENTAYGA V8

For those lucky few that are in the position to be able to afford a new Bentley the following news will be of considerable interest. Arriving on the news desk here at MotorMartin Towers, it’s been decided to reproduce Bentley’s latest information regarding their Bentayga in full. Enjoy: Since its introduction, the Bentley Bentayga has… Read More News: PERFORMANCE AND PRECISION: THE BENTLEY BENTAYGA V8

News: WILLIAM MEDCALF VINTAGE BENTLEY HOSTS FIRST 2018 ‘DRIVE OUT’

William Medcalf Vintage Bentley, the world-leading name in vintage Bentleys have opened the doors to their HQ for the first time in 2018 welcoming a host of classic cars, modern cars and motorcycles for a morning of coffee and conversation and what a sight it was. The grounds of William Medcalf Vintage Bentley were filled… Read More News: WILLIAM MEDCALF VINTAGE BENTLEY HOSTS FIRST 2018 ‘DRIVE OUT’

News: NEW MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE CROSS INCLUDED IN THE WINTER OFFERS FROM MITSUBISHI MOTORS IN THE UK

Mitsubishi Motors in the UK have explained to MotorMartin recently that they are adding to the appeal of the all-new Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross by including the SUV in their latest offers. With the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross now arriving in showrooms and available for test drive, the brand is providing customers with an array of tempting… Read More News: NEW MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE CROSS INCLUDED IN THE WINTER OFFERS FROM MITSUBISHI MOTORS IN THE UK

News: ROWAN RETURNS TO SILVERSTONE AUCTIONS WITH ‘DOUBLE ACT’

More auction news has come to light this week with #MotorMartinClassics discovering that a 1993 Mercedes-Benz 500E and a 1989 Lancia Thema owned by comedian and actor Rowan Atkinson are being offered for sale by Silverstone Auctions at its Race Retro Classic Car Sale on 24th and 25th February. Silverstone Auctions have already shared with… Read More News: ROWAN RETURNS TO SILVERSTONE AUCTIONS WITH ‘DOUBLE ACT’

News: HEXAGON GEARING UP FOR THE LONDON CLASSIC CAR SHOW

We love a classic car auction up here on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers, especially now that the all new #MotorMartinClassics desk is in operation, news then that leading London classic car dealer Hexagon Classics is appearing at The London Classic Car Show at ExCeL London next month with a stand dedicated to some… Read More News: HEXAGON GEARING UP FOR THE LONDON CLASSIC CAR SHOW

News: INFINITI TO GO ELECTRIC FROM 2021

INFINITI Motor Company have shared with MotorMartin that they will introduce new vehicles with electrified powertrains from 2021, according to Nissan Chief Executive Officer Hiroto Saikawa, speaking at the Automotive News World Congress yesterday. • New INFINITI models will offer electrified powertrains from 2021 • INFINITI will launch its first pure electric vehicle in the… Read More News: INFINITI TO GO ELECTRIC FROM 2021

News: ALL-NEW PEUGEOT 5008 TAKES SUV AWARD IN NEW CCT100 AWARDS

It’s been shared with MotorMartin that the all-new PEUGEOT 5008 SUV, which has only just arrived in showrooms following its UK launch this month, has swept aside the established competition in the SUV segment to win the inaugural ‘SUV of the Year’ in the 2018 CCT100 awards, which took place at the Café de Paris… Read More News: ALL-NEW PEUGEOT 5008 TAKES SUV AWARD IN NEW CCT100 AWARDS

News: ALFA ROMEO STELVIO SCOOPS FIRST UK INDUSTRY AWARD

It’s come to light up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers that Alfa Romeo’s first ever SUV, the Alfa Romeo Stelvio, has claimed its first industry gong at the inaugural Company Car Today CCT100 Awards. Scooping the ‘Premium SUV’ award, the impressive Alfa Romeo Stelvio beat a competitive shortlist including the Jaguar F-Pace, Land… Read More News: ALFA ROMEO STELVIO SCOOPS FIRST UK INDUSTRY AWARD

News: WARM-UP LAPS IN ITALY: THE NEW BMW 8 SERIES COUPE UNDERGOES VEHICLE DYNAMICS TESTING ON THE RACETRACK

With the presentation of the BMW Concept 8 Series, BMW already offered a close-to-series glimpse at the design of their new luxury segment sports car. The dynamic qualities of the new BMW 8 Series Coupe are now also clearly manifesting themselves. BMW have shared with #MotorMartinCarNews that a close-to-series prototype is currently undergoing intensive testing… Read More News: WARM-UP LAPS IN ITALY: THE NEW BMW 8 SERIES COUPE UNDERGOES VEHICLE DYNAMICS TESTING ON THE RACETRACK

News: STRONG RESULTS AT COYS AUTOSPORT AND MAASTRICHT AUCTIONS

#MotorMartinClassics are pleased to report that robust results from Coys Autosport and Maastricht auctions, held simultaneously on Saturday 13th January, indicate the classic car market remains stable and resilient with a positive outlook for the coming 12 months. The international car auctioneers and friends of MotorMartin held simultaneous auctions at two of Europe’s most important… Read More News: STRONG RESULTS AT COYS AUTOSPORT AND MAASTRICHT AUCTIONS

News: NEW 2019 JEEP® CHEROKEE: EVOLUTION OF THE MOST CAPABLE MID-SIZE SUV DEBUTS IN DETROIT

For those of you that like your American 4 X 4 then the next news is most definitely for you as it’s been explained to MotorMartin that the new 2019 Jeep® Cherokee, the most capable mid-size sport-utility vehicle (SUV), made its debut at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show recently boasting a new, authentic and premium… Read More News: NEW 2019 JEEP® CHEROKEE: EVOLUTION OF THE MOST CAPABLE MID-SIZE SUV DEBUTS IN DETROIT

News: MG SHARES TOP TIPS FOR WINTER DRIVING

Let’s be honest now, in West Yorkshire recently the weather has been truly lousy, the MotorMartin Motorcycle fleet has remained locked up whilst bleary early morning eyes are becoming bored with the horizontal rain permanently overhead. Horrible, horrible horrible and all of us up here on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers are thoroughly fed… Read More News: MG SHARES TOP TIPS FOR WINTER DRIVING

News: DEFENDER LIVES ON: LAND ROVER LAUNCHES V8 EDITION TO CELEBRATE 70TH ANNIVERSARY

You thought it was all over but now Land Rover have recently announced a limited-edition high-performance version of the iconic Defender, with up to 150 V8-powered examples re-engineered to celebrate the Land Rover marque’s 70th anniversary in 2018. The Defender Works V8, Land Rover say, pays homage to the early high-powered engines in both the… Read More News: DEFENDER LIVES ON: LAND ROVER LAUNCHES V8 EDITION TO CELEBRATE 70TH ANNIVERSARY

News: Q INSPIRATION AWARDED ‘BEST CONCEPT VEHICLE’ AND ‘BEST DESIGNED INTERIOR’ AT NAIAS

We love a clever concept car up here on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers so the latest missive from INFINITI was met with great enthusiasm. Ready then? INFINITI’s Q Inspiration Concept has been named “Best Concept Vehicle” and also “Best Designed Interior” by EyesOn Design at the 2018 North American International Auto Show and… Read More News: Q INSPIRATION AWARDED ‘BEST CONCEPT VEHICLE’ AND ‘BEST DESIGNED INTERIOR’ AT NAIAS