News: IGNIS CAR OF THE YEAR AWARD FROM THE NORTHERN GROUP OF MOTORING WRITERS.

Suzuki have shared with MotorMartin that they are very pleased to announce that the Ignis has won an important award, this time as the 2017 Car of the Year from the Northern Group of Motoring Writers. The region’s 31 pre-eminent motoring journalists placed the car at the top of the poll from a longlist that… Read More News: IGNIS CAR OF THE YEAR AWARD FROM THE NORTHERN GROUP OF MOTORING WRITERS.

News: ASTON MARTIN AND RED BULL RACING FORGE STRONGER INNOVATION PARTNERSHIP

Aston Martin and Red Bull Racing have confirmed to MotorMartin recently that they are to further strengthen their Innovation Partnership by announcing that the Iconic Formula One team will compete as ‘Aston Martin Red Bull Racing’ from 2018. The successful partnership, that has already produced the sold-out Aston Martin Valkyrie hypercar, will yield future products… Read More News: ASTON MARTIN AND RED BULL RACING FORGE STRONGER INNOVATION PARTNERSHIP

News: AUDI QUATTRO SMASHES RECORD AT CLASSIC CAR AUCTIONS’ SEPTEMBER SALE

Another day and another auction to take the attention of most of the top floor of MotorMartin Towers which is no real surprise for regular readers. What will catch the attention however is the incredible prices that the best cars on offer managed to achieve. No doubt due to the diligence and professionalism of those… Read More News: AUDI QUATTRO SMASHES RECORD AT CLASSIC CAR AUCTIONS’ SEPTEMBER SALE

News: BERLIN CALLING: OVER 55 CARS SET TO GO UNDER THE HAMMER AT COYS INAUGURAL AUCTION AT MOTORWORLD CLASSICS

Friends of MotorMartin, Coys of Kensington, have announced another of their popular international auctions when Over 55 classic and sports cars are going under the hammer at Coys’ inaugural auction at MOTORWORLD Classics in Berlin on October 7th.  The annually held exhibition attracts an exciting mix of classic cars, young-timers, connoisseur-cars, motorbikes and curiosities to… Read More News: BERLIN CALLING: OVER 55 CARS SET TO GO UNDER THE HAMMER AT COYS INAUGURAL AUCTION AT MOTORWORLD CLASSICS

News: PARKERS AWARD KIA’S APPROVED USED CAR PROGRAME TOP HONOURS

It’s always great to be able to report on good news so when it became clear that Kia’s Approved Used Car Programme had received yet another top accolade for its innovative approach to used cars, then MotorMartin was duty bound to find out more. Kia are clearly very pleased with the self and have shared… Read More News: PARKERS AWARD KIA’S APPROVED USED CAR PROGRAME TOP HONOURS

News: VOLVO CARS’ ELECTRIFICATION STRATEGY RECOGNISED BY UNITED NATIONS

It seems like every manufacturer is finally getting on board with the realisation that fossil fuels are finite and so different solutions need to be sought if we are to continue to enjoy cars and the experiences that they can give and yet some are further along this road than others which will soon become… Read More News: VOLVO CARS’ ELECTRIFICATION STRATEGY RECOGNISED BY UNITED NATIONS

News: BENTLEY CONTINENTAL GT3 WINS THE BRITISH GT CHAMPIONSHIP

We love a British racing success story up here on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers and we love all things Bentley so the news that #31 Bentley Continental GT3 of Seb Morris (GB) and Rick Parfitt Jr (GB) has won the 2017 British GT Championship thanks to a fourth place finish for the Team… Read More News: BENTLEY CONTINENTAL GT3 WINS THE BRITISH GT CHAMPIONSHIP

News: MYCARCHECK.COM MARKET GUIDE: SEPTEMBER 2017

It’s that time again where friends of MotorMartin, Mycarcheck.com, have released their choices for used car and used bike of the month. And a quick glance at the results below show what quite astounding choices have been made. Used car of the month:   Mercedes-Benz C300 Hybrid (2014-) Used bike of the month: Triumph Speed… Read More News: MYCARCHECK.COM MARKET GUIDE: SEPTEMBER 2017

News: ALL-NEW MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE CROSS UK PRICING AND SPECIFICATION ANNOUNCED

Mitsubishi have recently confirmed to MotorMartin tha following details regarding their all new SUV, The Eclipse Cross. The decision has therefore been taken to publish the following from Mitsubishi in full. Enjoy. The all-new Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross will be available to UK customers from £21,275 OTR when it goes on sale in January 2018. Developed… Read More News: ALL-NEW MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE CROSS UK PRICING AND SPECIFICATION ANNOUNCED

News: MITSUBISHI MOTORS TO UNVEIL e-EVOLUTION CONCEPT AT 45TH TOKYO MOTOR SHOW

Mitsubishi Motors have just confirmed to MotorMartin that they will give an exciting insight into the brand’s future direction with the world premiere of the Mitsubishi e-EVOLUTION CONCEPT at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show and us here on the top floor of the Towers cannot wait. Incorporating the very latest technology from the manufacturer, the… Read More News: MITSUBISHI MOTORS TO UNVEIL e-EVOLUTION CONCEPT AT 45TH TOKYO MOTOR SHOW

News: SIMPLIFIED FORD MONDEO RANGE DEFINED BY SPORTINESS AND LUXURY

Ford UK have sent MotorMartin a missive recently regarding their Mondeo and the fact that they are updating the established Mondeo line-up with new sports and luxury models aimed at both fleet and private buyers which will come as good news to Ford fans looking for a more mature drive than some models in Ford’s… Read More News: SIMPLIFIED FORD MONDEO RANGE DEFINED BY SPORTINESS AND LUXURY

News: McLAREN SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMBINES BESPOKE MODERN ELEGANCE AND HISTORIC COLOUR TO PRODUCE STRIKING MSO COLLECTION 570GT

McLaren have informed MotorMartin recently that a limited number of bespoke McLaren 570GT models will this month become available to a fortunate few McLaren buyers in the UK and Europe. Commissioned from McLaren Special Operations as an MSO Collection, the six cars are finished in McLaren historic ‘XP Green’ exterior paint – the same colour… Read More News: McLAREN SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMBINES BESPOKE MODERN ELEGANCE AND HISTORIC COLOUR TO PRODUCE STRIKING MSO COLLECTION 570GT

News: SUPER RARE PORSCHE IS EARLY ENTRY IN SILVERSTONE AUCTIONS’ PORSCHE SALE

As regular readers will already know, those of us based up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers are big fans of a car auction and classic car auctions even more so. With that in mind it really was no surprise that when Silverstone Auctions came calling with news of their latest sale cars there… Read More News: SUPER RARE PORSCHE IS EARLY ENTRY IN SILVERSTONE AUCTIONS’ PORSCHE SALE

News: TIME WARP BESSIE BRINGS DOCTOR WHO TO BEAULIEU

Doctor Who’s much-loved car Bessie, which was a favourite with millions of viewers for its futuristic features in the Seventies, has been put on show in On Screen Cars at the National Motor Museum, Beaulieu. The Earth-based transport for Jon Pertwee’s third Doctor was a bright yellow vintage car replica which starred in many episodes… Read More News: TIME WARP BESSIE BRINGS DOCTOR WHO TO BEAULIEU

News: FAST FORDS TO FIRE-UP BIDDERS AT CCA SEPTEMBER SALE

News has just arrived up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers that friends of MotorMartin, Classic Car Auctions (CCA), will be offering a fantastic selection of rare and highly collectible fast Fords at its upcoming September Sale taking place at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre on 23rd September. Excellent! Representing the best of Brentwood’s superb eighties output,… Read More News: FAST FORDS TO FIRE-UP BIDDERS AT CCA SEPTEMBER SALE

News: SEE ALL THE FRANKFURT MOTOR SHOW 2017 HEROES ACROSS H.R. OWEN NETWORK

Leading luxury dealer group H.R. Owen have let MotorMartin know that they are gearing up to welcome the stars of the Frankfurt Motor Show to their dealerships across the country and many of us car fans just can’t wait. H.R. Owen has explained before to MotorMartin that they deal with the world’s most sought-after premium… Read More News: SEE ALL THE FRANKFURT MOTOR SHOW 2017 HEROES ACROSS H.R. OWEN NETWORK

News: FORD INTRODUCES FOCUS RS EDITION TO DELIVER EVEN MORE FUN

There has been much excitement up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers ever since rumours started about a new Focus RS and the direction that it may take, from complete flights of fancy through to a subtle refreshment of the truly stunning original.  And so here we are with Ford confirming to MotorMartin that… Read More News: FORD INTRODUCES FOCUS RS EDITION TO DELIVER EVEN MORE FUN

News: HONDA COMMITS TO ELECTRIFIED TECHNOLOGY FOR EVERY NEW MODEL LAUNCHED IN EUROPE

There’s most definitely change in the air at present with more and more manufacturers sharing their plans regarding electrification of current and future ranges, so much so that it came as no real surprise when Honda joined the party recently.   Indeed, Honda has confirmed to MotorMartin that electrified technology will now feature in every… Read More News: HONDA COMMITS TO ELECTRIFIED TECHNOLOGY FOR EVERY NEW MODEL LAUNCHED IN EUROPE

News: JAGUAR CHARGES UP I-PACE WITH ALL-ELECTRIC RACE SERIES

With a groundswell of support for alternative fuel and EVs and the ever increasing popularity of Formula E the following news caused quite a stir up here on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers recently when Jaguar explained that after becoming the first premium manufacturer to enter Formula E in 2016, they have created the… Read More News: JAGUAR CHARGES UP I-PACE WITH ALL-ELECTRIC RACE SERIES

News: NEW CONTINENTAL GT DEBUTS IN FRANKFURT

The all-new Continental GT made its global debut at the IAA 2017 in Frankfurt last week and looked absolutely stunning in MotorMartin’s opinion, a triumph in design and engineering. Commenting to MotorMartin on its unveiling, Chairman and CEO, Wolfgang Dürheimer, shared that: “Today is a defining moment for Bentley Motors. Today we build on our… Read More News: NEW CONTINENTAL GT DEBUTS IN FRANKFURT