News: ABARTH 124 RALLY CAR TO COMPETE IN 2019 WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP

There was much excitement up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers this last week as it was revealed that the Abarth 124 rally will start the 2019 season at the Monte Carlo Rally, driven by Enrico Brazzoli and Manuel … Continue reading News: ABARTH 124 RALLY CAR TO COMPETE IN 2019 WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP

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News: ABARTH IS NAMED OFFICIAL SPONSOR AND OFFICAL CAR SUPPLIER TO MOVISTAR YAMAHA MOTOGP TEAM FOR FOURTH YEAR

So qualifying is over and the season is ready to start and the staff on the #MotorMartinRacing desk just cannot wait and now we have received news that the two Yamaha YZR-M1 2018 bikes will again carry the Scorpion logo for this year’s FIM MotoGP World Championship. Indeed, Yamaha have confirmed to MotorMartin that the partnership between Abarth and Yamaha is founded on shared values of a passion for sport, performance, challenges and the drive to excel in motorsports. Luca Napolitano, Head of EMEA Fiat and Abarth Brand commented to MotorMartin that, “For all of us, this relationship means a … Continue reading News: ABARTH IS NAMED OFFICIAL SPONSOR AND OFFICAL CAR SUPPLIER TO MOVISTAR YAMAHA MOTOGP TEAM FOR FOURTH YEAR

News: INTRODUCING THE MOST SOPHISTICATED AND REFINED ABARTH EVER BUILT, AND THE RETURN OF THE REVERED ‘SPIDER’ BADGE

Abarth UK have shared with MotorMartin recently how they marked their first appearance at Salon QP as Automobile Partner with displays of the limited edition 695 Rivale – the result of a collaboration with luxury yacht builder Riva – and the stunning two-seater roadster, the 124 spider. Salon QP ran from 2–4 November, with Abarth’s finest nestled among many exquisite timepieces from around 70 of the world’s leading watchmakers at the Saatchi Gallery, London. Abarth 695 Rivale It’s been shared with MotorMartin how Riva’s successes in the twenties and thirties and Abarth’s in the fifties and sixties were the foundations … Continue reading News: INTRODUCING THE MOST SOPHISTICATED AND REFINED ABARTH EVER BUILT, AND THE RETURN OF THE REVERED ‘SPIDER’ BADGE

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 of World War II. Between the years of 1957 and 1975, Fiat continued to produce their popular little car under various different guises until replacing it with the less popular Fiat 126 in 1972, a few short years before the 500’s eventual retirement. Launched in … Continue reading FIAT 500: Here Comes A Soul Saver

News: ABARTH 124 SPIDER LEADS THE WAY IN SEPTEMBER SALES LEAP

MotorMartin has been rather looking forward to this car for quite some time now, especially as it looks just so damn good, improving upon the already superb looking, all new Mazda MX-5 upon which it shares its DNA. As is often the way, with the dust hardly having settled from the recent good news regarding the plethora of sales successes raised by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), the news desk up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers lit up like the proverbial Christmas tree when Abarth came calling. Once the valves, gears and ticker tape had … Continue reading News: ABARTH 124 SPIDER LEADS THE WAY IN SEPTEMBER SALES LEAP

News: NEW USED CAR PROGRAMMES LAUNCHED BY FIAT CHRYSLER AUTOMOBILES UK

There are many, many people from all four corners of this green and pleasant land that are big fans of Fiat and Chrysler respectively and wish to treat themselves to a ‘new’ second hand car from their favourite manufacturer. The problem, as ever, is that buying second, or even third hand, is a minefield ripe for exploitation, disappointment and worse. So when Fiat Chrysler Automobiles UK sent news across to MotorMartin Towers regarding a scheme they had just launched, there was a sense that they may well have just solved a potential problem area for their customers. So without further … Continue reading News: NEW USED CAR PROGRAMMES LAUNCHED BY FIAT CHRYSLER AUTOMOBILES UK

News: THE TOP NEW CARS TO SEE AT THE PERFORMANCE CAR SHOW PRESENTED BY LANDSAIL TYRES

Excitement is continuing to build here in MotorMartin Towers as more information has been released about the Performance Car Show presented by Landsail Tyres in association with Autocar and PistonHeads.com, which takes place at the NEC in Birmingham between 16-17 January, 2016. For those of you that have already glanced over the news regarding the Coys Auction taking place during this event https://motormartin.wordpress.com/2015/12/29/news-rothmans-liveried-mg-metro-6r4-headlining-a-stellar-catalogue-from-coys-autosport/ then the following will surely increase excitement to unbearable levels. So here goes. The organisers of the Performance Car Show have collected together an incredible collection of ultra exclusive hypercars and newly launched lightweight sportscars that will … Continue reading News: THE TOP NEW CARS TO SEE AT THE PERFORMANCE CAR SHOW PRESENTED BY LANDSAIL TYRES