News: MOUNTUNE POWER KITS UNLEASH NEW LEVEL OF PERFORMANCE FOR FOCUS RS

Big news for the inhabitants of Essex as Ford have confirmed to MotorMartin that the performance of the Ford Focus RS can now be let loose with two new upgrade packages from mountune, the m400R and m400X. Each brings the … Continue reading News: MOUNTUNE POWER KITS UNLEASH NEW LEVEL OF PERFORMANCE FOR FOCUS RS

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News: WELLHOUSE LEISURE LAUNCHES CAMPERVAN FINANCE AND LEASING BUSINESS

With motorhomes reaching new found levels of popularity it’s been decided to post the following from Wellhouse Leisure in full. Enjoy: Wellhouse Leisure, the leading UK campervan converter, is launching a new business, Wellhouse Leasing, to offer business and private users a choice of convenient funding options for its latest models. Leasing is being managed by Drivespeed Leasing Limited, a successful contract hire, finance and leasing specialist that also has experience of vehicle conversions. As fleet and private consumers already enjoy a choice of ways to fund their new cars, Wellhouse Leasing aims to provide them with the same finance … Continue reading News: WELLHOUSE LEISURE LAUNCHES CAMPERVAN FINANCE AND LEASING BUSINESS

News: GULF AND FORD MOTOR COMPANY JOIN FORCES FOR ANOTHER LUBRICANT INDUSTRY FIRST WITH THE ’68 HERITAGE EDITION FORD GT

This doesn’t even need discussing. Read, look at the pictures and fall in love all over again. Gulf have explained to MotorMartin recently that they are extremely proud in 2018 to be celebrating the 50th anniversary of its first Le Mans win, with the legendary Ford GT40, and, as a fitting climax to these celebrations, Gulf has joined with Ford to produce the new Ford GT ’68 Heritage edition for the 2019 and 2020 model years. The Heritage Blue with Heritage Orange paint scheme honours the Gulf Oil-sponsored Ford GT40 – chassis #1075 – that won back-to-back 24 Hours of … Continue reading News: GULF AND FORD MOTOR COMPANY JOIN FORCES FOR ANOTHER LUBRICANT INDUSTRY FIRST WITH THE ’68 HERITAGE EDITION FORD GT

Peugeot 308 GTi By Peugeot Sport THP 270: You’ve Got What It Takes

It’s not often that MotorMartin focuses on specifications as it’s how a car drives and feels that is surely most important, but with this particular Peugeot I’m sure you’ll understand: Cubic capacity: 1598cc Max Power (HP): 272 @ 6000rpm Max Torque (NM): 330 @ 1900rpm Length: 4253mm Width (incl Mirrors): 2041mm Height: 1446mm Wheelbase: 2617mm 0 – 62 mph: 6.0 seconds Maximum Speed: 155mph Kerb Weight: 1205Kg Gross Train: 1790Kg You’ve got to hand it to Peugeot, squeezing 272 bhp out of a 1.6 Litre 4 cylinder power plant is something very special especially when all that power doesn’t compromise … Continue reading Peugeot 308 GTi By Peugeot Sport THP 270: You’ve Got What It Takes

News: FORD CELEBRATES PRODUCTION OF 10 MILLIONTH MUSTANG

The weekend just gone, saw a bevy of superb classics descend upon City Park in Bradford for the City’s annual celebration of automotive beauty. And yet, amongst all of the special cars on display there was really only one car that truly stood out. One car that can perhaps claim to be one of the most influential cars of the last 54 years. The 1964 Mustang still looked as good today as it must have done all of those years ago. And for MotorMartin’s review of the Mustang please click here. With that in mind, it was somewhat of a … Continue reading News: FORD CELEBRATES PRODUCTION OF 10 MILLIONTH MUSTANG

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 clear sign as to where some of our loyalties lean towards. News then that owners of Ford’s high-performance diesel, the Focus ST diesel, can now unlock even more performance with the launch of mountune’s m460D power upgrade kit has been greeted with a fair degree … Continue reading News: MOUNTUNE LAUNCHES ALL NEW POWER UPGRADE KIT FOR FOCUS ST DIESEL

News: SENSATIONAL SUPERCAR WEEKEND FOR BEAULIEU

Wow. The passion for Supercars in this country shows no signs of slowing down and, let’s be honest here, we at MotorMartin are more than happy with that. News then that more than 950 supercars made Beaulieu Supercar Weekend the biggest and best yet was greeted with much interest up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers especially when it became clear that around 14,900 show-goers had enjoyed the celebration of performance motoring in the grounds of the National Motor Museum. With the chance to get up-close to some of the greatest and most exclusive cars ever at the A-Plan … Continue reading News: SENSATIONAL SUPERCAR WEEKEND FOR BEAULIEU

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 of the first vehicles to be awarded the highest rating under new, more stringent Euro NCAP testing protocols. Focus delivers sophisticated features designed to help prevent or mitigate the impact of an accident, including Ford’s Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian and Cyclist Detection – commended by … Continue reading News: ALL-NEW FORD FOCUS ACHIEVES MAXIMUM FIVE-STAR SAFETY RATING

News: ONE OF THE LAST-EVER FORD CAPRIS DRIVES INTO SANDOWN PARK FOR BARONS SALE

MotorMartin will always highlight the plight of Ford’s timeless Capri, in whatever form the story takes as it is, quite simply, MotorMartin’s all time favourite car. Indeed a happy few years with a white mark III 2.0 Laser in the late nineties will always be looked back upon with love and regret. Here then is the latest Capri news from MotorMartin. Enjoy: Ford’s famous advertising slogan for the Capri said it was ‘The car you’ve always promised yourself’. Now classic car fans have the chance to fulfil that promise, as one of the last Capris ever made is going under … Continue reading News: ONE OF THE LAST-EVER FORD CAPRIS DRIVES INTO SANDOWN PARK FOR BARONS SALE

Ford EDGE Vignale 2.0 TDCi AWD PowerShift Auto: Review by Anthony Yates

There are a couple of reasons why you would buy a Ford EDGE. Firstly, the thought of doing 600mph in a hot hatch has had its day. Secondly, the EDGE is designed with you in mind – no fuss, no drama, just a decent vehicle that will be very loyal. Yes, occasionally it may annoy you, but in the end, you will forgive it – just because it makes you feel happy. Of course, some of you will frown because it’s a diesel – I say, if you want to spend a big majority of your life waiting for the … Continue reading Ford EDGE Vignale 2.0 TDCi AWD PowerShift Auto: Review by Anthony Yates