News: MOUNTUNE LAUNCHES ALL NEW POWER UPGRADE KIT FOR FOCUS ST DIESEL

God bless the mean streets of Essex I say. Growing up in Chipping Ongar and completing secondary school at Brentwood County High gives you an insight into the mindset enjoyed by fast Ford fans worldwide. And now, out in the car park of MotorMartin Towers, is our own #MotorMartinClassics 1999 Ford Cougar 2.5 Automatic, a… Read More News: MOUNTUNE LAUNCHES ALL NEW POWER UPGRADE KIT FOR FOCUS ST DIESEL

News: ALL-NEW FORD FOCUS ACHIEVES MAXIMUM FIVE-STAR SAFETY RATING

After discussions up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers regarding the importance of the Ford Focus to UK buyers it has been decided to publish the following news from Ford in full. Enjoy: The all-new Ford Focus has been awarded the maximum five-star safety rating by independent crash test authority Euro NCAP – one… Read More News: ALL-NEW FORD FOCUS ACHIEVES MAXIMUM FIVE-STAR SAFETY RATING

News: FORD FOCUS RS BOWS OUT WITH JUST 50 EXAMPLES OF HERITAGE EDITION FOR UK MARKET

Important news Fast Ford fans as Ford UK have announced to MotorMartin a limited run of 50 Heritage Edition Focus RS models, exclusive to the UK market, before production stops altogether on 6th April 2018. Following the announcement of the “RS Red Edition” in December, just 50 RS Heritage Edition models will be produced in… Read More News: FORD FOCUS RS BOWS OUT WITH JUST 50 EXAMPLES OF HERITAGE EDITION FOR UK MARKET

News: NEW FORD FOCUS RS RED EDITION ANNOUNCED FOR CHRISTMAS

Late last year Ford bequeathed that the incredible looking Focus RS Red Edition was to be unveiled just before Christmas, so they did. The RS Red Edition, MotorMartin has been informed, will be a limited production run of just 300 cars in the festive colour scheme. In addition to its Race Red exterior, the Red… Read More News: NEW FORD FOCUS RS RED EDITION ANNOUNCED FOR CHRISTMAS

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: SIERRA RS500 NAMED THE ‘ULTIMATE COSWORTH’ ON ITS 30TH ANNIVERSARY

Over the last couple of years there have been many Ford based conversations over at MotorMartin Towers focusing on the merits of the various Escorts, Sierras, Fiestas and such like with the general consensus being that they are sadly missed out on the highways and byways of this green and pleasant land of ours. Indeed,… Read More News: SIERRA RS500 NAMED THE ‘ULTIMATE COSWORTH’ ON ITS 30TH ANNIVERSARY

News: FORD PERFORMANCE RELEASES FORD FOCUS RS RX DEVELOPMENT VIDEO SERIES

If ever a car could be described as boring or plain then the Ford Focus RS RX is certainly not the one. Outrageous, extraordinary, incredible, all of these adjectives can most definitely be attributed to the Focus and now, just in case, Ford have given the RS across to their performance department to make absolutely… Read More News: FORD PERFORMANCE RELEASES FORD FOCUS RS RX DEVELOPMENT VIDEO SERIES

News: FANTASTIC FORDS HEAD TO BEAULIEU FOR SIMPLY RALLY – SUNDAY APRIL 30TH

MotorMartin’s love of all things Ford, especially those Ford’s that could now be described as ‘classic’, is well known to regular readers and so news regarding the new 2017 show season has been eagerly anticipated for quite some time.  And here it is, if you can ignore the sound of celebrations emanating from MotorMartin Towers… Read More News: FANTASTIC FORDS HEAD TO BEAULIEU FOR SIMPLY RALLY – SUNDAY APRIL 30TH

News: FORD SALES HIT RECORD FAST START IN JANUARY, BEATING A BUOYANT UK MARKET

Another month and another report of excellent sales has arrived up on the top floor here at MotorMartin Towers, indeed it will soon become time to install a direct hotline from Ford straight through if these sales continue. Ford have therefore shared with MotorMartin that their total UK sales exceeded 30,000 and led the industry… Read More News: FORD SALES HIT RECORD FAST START IN JANUARY, BEATING A BUOYANT UK MARKET

News: NEW FORD KA+ AND FOCUS ST WIN CARBUYER 2017 AWARDS

It’s award season at present for the motoring manufacturers, whereby worthy winners of all sorts of categories are announced by a wide variety of judges. Some of the awards are clearly more desirable than others but all winners, you would assume, are proud of their achievements. Now MotorMartin loves a Ford, what with an aching… Read More News: NEW FORD KA+ AND FOCUS ST WIN CARBUYER 2017 AWARDS

News: “PLEASE TAKE ME TO SCHOOL, MUM!” PRACTICAL FORD HOT HATCHES ARE PUTTING NEW BUYERS IN THE DRIVER’S SEAT

Ford have been a particular favourite of MotorMartin for quite some time now, perhaps it was growing up in the environs of Essex surrounded by XR3is, RS Turbos and XR4x4s (if you were lucky) but fast Fords have always been high up on the wish list here at MotorMartin Towers. The idea that the average… Read More News: “PLEASE TAKE ME TO SCHOOL, MUM!” PRACTICAL FORD HOT HATCHES ARE PUTTING NEW BUYERS IN THE DRIVER’S SEAT

News: ICONIC ESCORT NAMED BRITAIN’S FAVOURITE CLASSIC FORD

It’s as if someone, somewhere, had noticed that the MotorMartin Flag fluttering above the iconic MotorMartin Towers had recently been flying at half mast and decided to find some motoring news that would raise the spirits up here in the Towers. Now friends of MotorMartin are well aware of the high regard that Ford are… Read More News: ICONIC ESCORT NAMED BRITAIN’S FAVOURITE CLASSIC FORD

News: MORE THAN 800 FORDS AT BEAULIEU’S BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND RALLY

Over the years, MotorMartin has had the good fortune to have had a 2.0 Laser Capri, 1.6i Orion Ghia, Mondeo and Focus sat on the drive here at MotorMartin Towers at one point or another and as such, it’s always particularly satisfying when new Ford news arrives. Further to https://motormartin.com/2016/02/17/simply-ford-sunday-1st-may-2016/ posted recently, MotorMartin has the… Read More News: MORE THAN 800 FORDS AT BEAULIEU’S BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND RALLY

News: ALL-NEW FORD FOCUS RS PIONEERS INNOVATIVE AWD AND PERFORMANCE TECHNOLOGIES FOR ULTIMATE DRIVING ENJOYMENT Part 2

In a continuation from http://motormartin.wordpress.com/2016/01/23/news-all-new-ford-focus-rs-pioneers-innovative-awd-and-performance-technologies-for-ultimate-driving-enjoyment-part-1/ we open Part 2 with Ford sharing with MotorMartin a little more of the technology present in the all new RS Focus. Advanced performance technologies Ford have spent a long time making sure that the Focus RS offers advanced performance and driver assistance technologies to help ensure that its extreme… Read More News: ALL-NEW FORD FOCUS RS PIONEERS INNOVATIVE AWD AND PERFORMANCE TECHNOLOGIES FOR ULTIMATE DRIVING ENJOYMENT Part 2