News: LAND ROVER UK CELEBRATES 30 YEARS OF DISCOVERY WITH ANNIVERSARY EDITION

Surely one of the most recognisable cars in the world is the Land Rover Discovery, a car that can be found on most land masses around the globe. Bearing that in mind, it will come as no surprise to hear … Continue reading News: LAND ROVER UK CELEBRATES 30 YEARS OF DISCOVERY WITH ANNIVERSARY EDITION

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News: NEC CLASSIC EXPANDS TO CREATE THE WORLD’S BIGGEST GATHERING OF CLASSIC MOTORING CLUBS

With the #MotorMartinClassics 1999 Ford Cougar 2.5 V6 out and about on the highways and byways of West Yorkshire recently, interest is high with regard to the classic scene up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers. This has made the following announcement especially pertinent as the Ford deserves a drive out to a show or two. The Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery, already the UK’s biggest indoor classic vehicle exhibition, is now even bigger for 2018! Adding an extra hall, the show is inviting even more clubs to display at the event to create the World’s biggest … Continue reading News: NEC CLASSIC EXPANDS TO CREATE THE WORLD’S BIGGEST GATHERING OF CLASSIC MOTORING CLUBS

News: LAND ROVER CELEBRATES 70 YEARS WITH LARGEST EVER PARADE OF VEHICLES ON GOODWOOD HILL

There was rather a collective sharp intake of breath from the #MotorMartinClassics desk just the other day when news arrived regarding some rather special Land Rovers, (aren’t they all?) In what should be of interest to the latent Land Rover owner in us all, a convoy of 70 rare and important Land Rovers stole the show at Goodwood Festival of Speed recently as part of a record parade up the famous Goodwood Hill, celebrating 70 years of Land Rover. It’s been shared with MotorMartin that the largest ever batch of vehicles to drive up the famous hill were led by … Continue reading News: LAND ROVER CELEBRATES 70 YEARS WITH LARGEST EVER PARADE OF VEHICLES ON GOODWOOD HILL

News: PRACTICAL CLASSICS CLASSIC CAR AND RESTORATION SHOW, WITH DISCOVERY, BREAKS ALL RECORDS

It’s been explained to #MotorMartinClassics that this year’s Practical Classics Classic Car and Restoration Show, with Discovery, broke all records – record crowds, record number of cars and clubs, record fundraising and more restoration and rust than ever before! A record 28,151 motoring enthusiasts, an increase of over 3,000 attendees, headed to Birmingham’s NEC over the three-day show to see over 1,000 cars in various conditions, from a rusty heap to a concours stunner. They were treated to amazing vehicle displays, live working on projects and informative demonstrations from 159 classic motoring clubs, the most to ever appear at the … Continue reading News: PRACTICAL CLASSICS CLASSIC CAR AND RESTORATION SHOW, WITH DISCOVERY, BREAKS ALL RECORDS

News: LAND ROVER’S 70TH ANNIVERSARY BEGINS WITH RESTORATION OF ‘MISSING’ ORIGINAL 4X4

As regular readers will already know, the all new #MotorMartinClassics desk is here to celebrate all that is great and good about the world of Classic Motoring and is currently in charge of sorting out MotorMartin’s recently acquired Ford Cougar. It came as somewhat of a relief then to be able to focus on something completely different. And you can’t get further away from a late 90s coupé than a 1948 Land Rover. Land Rover have shared with #MotorMartinClassics that they will mark their 70th anniversary with a series of events and celebrations in 2018, beginning with the restoration of … Continue reading News: LAND ROVER’S 70TH ANNIVERSARY BEGINS WITH RESTORATION OF ‘MISSING’ ORIGINAL 4X4

News: NEW DISCOVERY ARRIVES IN UK RETAILERS

There’s been big changes occurring at Land Rover recently as the firm have taken the brave decision to finally lay the original Defender and Discovery to rest whilst introducing the wildly successful Evoque and Discovery Sport. And now it’s time for, perhaps, the most important launch to date as Land Rover’s new Discovery arrives in retailers this week giving customers the first opportunity to test the most versatile SUV on sale today on UK roads. Rather incredibly, even before the fifth generation of the world-renowned and much loved Discovery reaches retailers, more than 4,000 have already been sold in the … Continue reading News: NEW DISCOVERY ARRIVES IN UK RETAILERS

News: NORTH AMERICA AND CHINA SALES HELP JAGUAR LAND ROVER ACHIEVE STRONG GLOBAL RESULTS IN JANUARY

With such a strong range of cars being produced by Jaguar Land Rover at the moment, it really is no surprise to anyone here at MotorMartin Towers that this has translated into strong sales across North America and China and helped Jaguar Land Rover achieve its strongest global January sales to date, selling 47,693 vehicles, up 4% year-on-year. Great news then for British manufacturing. The month’s performance was driven by improved sales of the Land Rover Discovery Sport, the Range Rover Sport and the Jaguar F-PACE. Jaguar Land Rover have explained to MotorMartin that they have delivered solid retail sales … Continue reading News: NORTH AMERICA AND CHINA SALES HELP JAGUAR LAND ROVER ACHIEVE STRONG GLOBAL RESULTS IN JANUARY

News: NEW DISCOVERY IS COMING

It’s the news that an awful lot of Land Rover fans have been waiting for, as one of the mainstays of their fleet is being dragged kicking and screaming into this modern driving environment that we all enjoy so much. Replacing the Discovery with an all new design was always going to be tricky but these recently released images show that Land Rover are not about to make any mistakes.  In MotorMartin’s eyes, the new Discovery certainly embodies Land Rover’s drive to go Above and Beyond, combining British desirability with an unstoppable spirit of adventure. Gerry McGovern, Land Rover’s Chief … Continue reading News: NEW DISCOVERY IS COMING