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,… Read More 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… Read More 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… Read More 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… Read More 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… Read More 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… Read More 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… Read More 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… Read More Ford EDGE Vignale 2.0 TDCi AWD PowerShift Auto: Review by Anthony Yates

News: RECORD 17 RACE-WINNERS CONFIRMED IN CAPACITY BTCC LINE-UP

The following news item landed on the #MotorMartinRacing desk just the other day and has been reproduced below in full for the benefit of MotorMartin’s readership. Enjoy: Series organiser, TOCA, has announced a capacity 32-car entry for the 2018 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship at its annual Season Launch event at Donington Park yesterday… Read More News: RECORD 17 RACE-WINNERS CONFIRMED IN CAPACITY BTCC LINE-UP

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

FORD COUGAR (1998 – 2002) 2.5 V6 24V 3D. Lift Me Up.

#MotorMartinClassics The all new (old) MotorMartin modern classic, the superb and stylish 1999 Ford Cougar 2.5 V6. Follow it’s progress here on MotorMartin. Part 1 can be found by clicking here. Part 2 can be found by clicking here. Where will you go?

News: FORD RANGER BLACK EDITION: 100 DAYS OF DARK

Checkout this awesome new Black Edition Ford Ranger in the short film below shared by Ford Europe with MotorMartin recently. Indeed, Ford Europe have commented to MotorMartin that: Join the new Ford Ranger Black Edition in one of the darkest settings on Earth in this short film, 100 Days of Dark http://bit.ly/RangerBlack To put the… Read More News: FORD RANGER BLACK EDITION: 100 DAYS OF DARK

Ford Cougar (1998 – 2002) 2.5 V6 24V 3d. Part 2: Paradise City

A few months ago the latest car to grace the car park here at MotorMartin Towers arrived, looking rather wonderful resplendent in it’s faded, battered and bruised, classic Ford blue paintwork. The history of Ford’s attempts to recreate the popularity of their legendary Capri have already been covered in Part 1, Ford Cougar (1998 –… Read More Ford Cougar (1998 – 2002) 2.5 V6 24V 3d. Part 2: Paradise City

News: SUV-INSPIRED ACTIVE CROSSOVER HEADS NEW FORD KA+ LINE-UP

Ford have recently announced to MotorMartin the new KA+ – for the first time also offered as new KA+ Active crossover version – delivering greater comfort and convenience, more driver assistance technologies than the current model, and enhanced interior and exterior styling. The following information is direct from Ford themselves and has been published by… Read More News: SUV-INSPIRED ACTIVE CROSSOVER HEADS NEW FORD KA+ LINE-UP

News: EIGHT FORD PERFORMANCE MODELS + EIGHT FORD GT RACE DRIVERS = ONE EPIC TRACK SHOWDOWN!

We all love a fast Ford up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers, a fact that should be clear to regular readers, which brings us to the latest news from the incredible Ford Performance team who have shared with MotorMartin that it’s finally time for the ultimate track showdown: Eight models from the Ford… Read More News: EIGHT FORD PERFORMANCE MODELS + EIGHT FORD GT RACE DRIVERS = ONE EPIC TRACK SHOWDOWN!

FORD MUSTANG 5.0I GT CONVERTIBLE 2DR AUTO 6SP: I Was Born To Love You

The history of the Ford Mustang has been covered many, many times before and if you know your cars, most of you out there will already be fans of this iconic piece of American muscle after all, the 2015 Mustang is offered with a 5.0I V8 offering 410 bhp, a combined 22.1 mpg and CO2… Read More FORD MUSTANG 5.0I GT CONVERTIBLE 2DR AUTO 6SP: I Was Born To Love You

News: ALL-NEW MUSTANG BULLITT™ AND EDGE ST FORD PERFORMANCE-TUNED SUV STAR AT NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW

For Ford fans worldwide, Ford Motor Company delivered global debuts for the third-generation, limited-edition Mustang Bullitt™ – celebrating the 50th anniversary of Steve McQueen’s classic film “Bullitt”; and all-new Ford Edge ST – Ford’s first SUV to be tuned by the Ford Performance team, at the 2018 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) and for… Read More News: ALL-NEW MUSTANG BULLITT™ AND EDGE ST FORD PERFORMANCE-TUNED SUV STAR AT NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW

FORD MUSTANG 5.0I GT CONVERTIBLE 2DR AUTO 6SP: Hammer To Fall

The history of the Ford Mustang has been covered many, many times before and if you like your cars, which I assume you do, most of you out there will already be fans of this iconic piece of American muscle. The only criticism of the legend that is the Mustang has been from those of… Read More FORD MUSTANG 5.0I GT CONVERTIBLE 2DR AUTO 6SP: Hammer To Fall

News: FORD EXTENDS COMMITMENT TO WRC WITH FORD PERFORMANCE SUPPORT FOR M-SPORT FORD WORLD RALLY TEAM IN 2018

Ford Motor Company have recently announced to #MotorMartinRacing a new agreement to supply extended technical and financial support to long-term motorsport partner M‑Sport – winner of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) Drivers’ and Manufacturers’ titles in 2017 with the EcoBoost-powered Ford Fiesta WRC. It’s been explained to MotorMartin that, starting in 2018, the M-Sport… Read More News: FORD EXTENDS COMMITMENT TO WRC WITH FORD PERFORMANCE SUPPORT FOR M-SPORT FORD WORLD RALLY TEAM IN 2018