2018 Ford Fiesta ST200: D’ya Wanna Go Faster. An introduction

During the Fiesta’s fortieth birthday celebrations back in 2016, Ford shared with MotorMartin rather incredible fact that the number of Fiesta’s registered in the UK topped 4,115,000, compared to the Escort’s total sales figure of 4,105,961 over 32 years and … Continue reading 2018 Ford Fiesta ST200: D’ya Wanna Go Faster. An introduction

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News: FORD FIESTA ST AVAILABLE WITH FIVE DOORS FOR GREATER PRACTICALITY WITH SAME CLASS-LEADING PERFORMANCE

Now MotorMartin loves a Ford, a small fast Ford especially but unfortunately, in MotorMartin’s opinion, the lack of a five door has always limited the Fiesta ST’s appeal to the family man. After all, anyone that has had to wrestle a booster seat in and out of a three door hatch, from any of the manufacturers, will testify how frustrating it can often be. So when the following news arrived up here in MotorMartin Towers, it was enough to make me close the latest issue of Classic Ford magazine, sit up and take notice. Blimey. Ford then, are extremely proud … Continue reading News: FORD FIESTA ST AVAILABLE WITH FIVE DOORS FOR GREATER PRACTICALITY WITH SAME CLASS-LEADING PERFORMANCE

News: FORD BRIDGEND ENGINE PLANT PRODUCTION REACHES TWENTY-MILLIONTH MILESTONE

20,000,000, that’s a heck of a large number and yet rather incredibly, Ford’s Bridgend Engine Plant (BEP) in Wales has just built its 20-millionth engine, 37 years after the first engine was built in September 1979.  Linda Cash, vice president of Manufacturing, Ford of Europe joined Bridgend Engine Plant manager, Ian Pearson, in marking the achievement sharing with MotorMartin that: “Bridgend has a proud record of high-quality engine production and I’m delighted to celebrate this significant milestone with the team that builds them.” “Today the plant builds a range of high-tech EcoBoost products, and we continue to invest in Bridgend, … Continue reading News: FORD BRIDGEND ENGINE PLANT PRODUCTION REACHES TWENTY-MILLIONTH MILESTONE

News: NEW ST200 TO HEADLINE FIESTA 40TH ANNIVERSARY EVENT

As friends of MotorMartin will know, there is most definitely a Ford friendly vibe running through this site and that, as an owner of a number of the blue oval’s finer products in the past, a 2.0 Laser Capri and a 1.6i Ghia Orion being particular highlights, I feel almost obliged to point you lovely people towards some of Ford’s more iconic cars. MotorMartin therefore, needs to offer a you lovely people a guiding hand and lead you towards the new Ford Fiesta ST200, which will be one of the stars of a 40-car convoy celebrating four decades of the … Continue reading News: NEW ST200 TO HEADLINE FIESTA 40TH ANNIVERSARY EVENT