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

FORD FIESTA 1.0I TITANIUM E/BOOST 5DR S/S 100PS 6SP: Grand Affection

This all new Fiesta can best be described with one word, premium. Starting with that grille, it looks fantastic. Bold, slightly aggressive and surrounded with chrome you could lose yourself in. Building upon the front end of the previous edition Fiesta, the new car has matured beautifully, it’s distinctive LED daytime running lights giving it… Read More FORD FIESTA 1.0I TITANIUM E/BOOST 5DR S/S 100PS 6SP: Grand Affection

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

FORD FIESTA 1.0I TITANIUM E/BOOST 5DR S/S 100PS 6SP: Fighting Fit

This time last year Ford were celebrating their all new Fiesta being named ‘Carbuyer Car of the Year’ in the UK’s most user-focused new car Awards and that the latest version of Ford’s iconic small hatchback had also scooped the ‘Best Small Car’ award at a ceremony in London’s West End. Not bad for a… Read More FORD FIESTA 1.0I TITANIUM E/BOOST 5DR S/S 100PS 6SP: Fighting Fit

News: MOUNTUNE RACING TO AUTOSPORT ENGINEERING

Mountune Racing, the UK’s leading engine tuning and parts service provider have confirmed to MotorMartin that they are set to unveil the all-new 2018 Motorbase Performance British Touring Car Championship car on its stand at Autosport Engineering. The 2018 Motorbase Performance BTCC Ford Focus car will have a Mountune 2.0 litre EcoBoost engine. The specialist… Read More News: MOUNTUNE RACING TO AUTOSPORT ENGINEERING

News: FORD TAKES THE TOP SPOT AS NOVEMBER’S FASTEST SELLING USED CAR

Data from Auto Trader, the UK’s largest marketplace for used and new cars, revealed that the 2016 Ford Kuga (petrol manual) was the fastest selling used car in November, taking an average of just 20 days to sell. It marks the second consecutive month a Ford has topped the national top ten list (the 2016 Ford… Read More News: FORD TAKES THE TOP SPOT AS NOVEMBER’S FASTEST SELLING USED CAR

News: FORD ANNOUNCES UK SCRAPPAGE SCHEME EXTENSION INTO 2018 AND MARKET LEADERSHIP IN NOVEMBER

UK market leader Ford have announced to MotorMartin the extension of its successful scrappage scheme as Ford CV sales and share increase in November’s CV market and sales of the all-new Fiesta reinforce its leadership of the market. According to the official November sales figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT): •… Read More News: FORD ANNOUNCES UK SCRAPPAGE SCHEME EXTENSION INTO 2018 AND MARKET LEADERSHIP IN NOVEMBER

News: NEW FORD FIESTA CLAIMS CARBUYER AND TOPGEAR TITLES AS SALES RACE AHEAD

Ford UK have taken the time recently to explain to MotorMartin the following: As the all-new Ford Fiesta passes its 25,000th sale, Britain’s best-selling car has further underlined its popularity by carrying off coveted titles including Carbuyer’s Car of the Year, BBC TopGear magazine’s Supermini of the Year and Best Budget car at the Women’s… Read More News: NEW FORD FIESTA CLAIMS CARBUYER AND TOPGEAR TITLES AS SALES RACE AHEAD

News: ELFYN EVANS STAYS WITH WORLD CHAMPIONS FOR 2018

The all new #MotorMartinRacing news department has just received the following FIA WRC: Fresh from his history-making victory on last month’s Dayinsure Wales Rally GB, comes confirmation that Welsh rally star Elfyn Evans will be promoted within the title winning M-Sport team for the 2018 FIA World Rally Championship. Ending weeks of speculation, the report… Read More News: ELFYN EVANS STAYS WITH WORLD CHAMPIONS FOR 2018

News: VANTAGE GTE: THE BIRTH OF A CHAMPION

Aston Martin have shared with all us fans up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers that they have recently released a specially-commissioned film, documenting the birth of the Vantage GTE, Aston Martin Racing’s brand-new challenger. Following the Vantage GTE from initial concept to launch, the nine-minute film above shows what it takes to build… Read More News: VANTAGE GTE: THE BIRTH OF A CHAMPION

News: HAPPY BIRTHDAY MONDEO MAN – BUT THE TIMES THEY ARE A-CHANGING…

It was the year Wet Wet Wet topped the charts, that Alan Shearer became the UK’s most expensive footballer, that Charles and Di separated, and we all had to pay 15% interest rates as the pound crashed out of Europe. But 1992 was also the year Ford launched one of the best-selling cars ever made:… Read More News: HAPPY BIRTHDAY MONDEO MAN – BUT THE TIMES THEY ARE A-CHANGING…

News: TWO FORD WINNERS AT SCOTTISH CAR OF THE YEAR

It’s been shared with MotorMartin recently that there was a double triumph for Ford at the Scottish Car of the Year 2017 awards, as new Ford Fiesta was crowned Best Supermini four months after going on sale, and the potent Ford Focus RS Mountune was declared Best Hot Hatch. Unsurprisingly, more than 4.5 million Brits… Read More News: TWO FORD WINNERS AT SCOTTISH CAR OF THE YEAR

News: WHEELER DEALERS MIKE AND ANT BRIDGE THE MOTORING GAP WITH CARS 100 YEARS APART IN AGE AND TECHNOLOGY

We’re all big fans of Mike Brewer here at MotorMartin Towers having watched his shows for quite some years way back to Deals on Wheels back in the day. There’s a lot of interest therefore in how the new team of Mike and Ant will work when Wheeler Dealers returns to our screen in the… Read More News: WHEELER DEALERS MIKE AND ANT BRIDGE THE MOTORING GAP WITH CARS 100 YEARS APART IN AGE AND TECHNOLOGY

News: FORD FOCUSED ON WEC TITLE RACE IN SHANGHAI

The Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team have let it be known to MotorMartin that they head east again this week for the penultimate round of the FIA World Endurance Championship. After a difficult weekend at Fuji, Japan, the team will have to pull out all of the stops to get back into contention for a… Read More News: FORD FOCUSED ON WEC TITLE RACE IN SHANGHAI

Ford Cougar (1998 – 2002) 2.5 V6 24V 3d: Dreams Should Never Die

What we have here is an attempt to get to the bottom of the pull that classic cars have on the majority of us car fans. The dangers of purchasing the wrong car, the hidden problems behind shiny paintwork and the diversions from standard are all frustrations that buyers of new and nearly new vehicles… Read More Ford Cougar (1998 – 2002) 2.5 V6 24V 3d: Dreams Should Never Die

News: ICONIC EIGHTIES FORD SIERRA COSWORTH RS500 IS A POTENTIAL RECORD BREAKER AT NEC CLASSIC CAR SHOW SALE

We love a classic car auction up here on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers, especially one that includes Fast Fords. So when news arrived of an almost perfectly original 1988 Ford Sierra Cosworth RS500 with just 6,000 miles on the clock, a car that is widely tipped to break auction records when it comes… Read More News: ICONIC EIGHTIES FORD SIERRA COSWORTH RS500 IS A POTENTIAL RECORD BREAKER AT NEC CLASSIC CAR SHOW SALE

News: FORD MUSTANG GT4 MAKES EUROPEAN DEBUT AT CIRCUIT PAUL RICARD

The countdown to MotorMartin’s 2017 Mustang 5.0 convertible test in November has officially started and to celebrate, MotorMartin will be highlighting the best Mustang news and videos out there today. Checkout the following, shared by Ford Performance with MotorMartin recently, regarding their rather impressive GT4. Ford Performance will bring the Ford Mustang GT4 to a… Read More News: FORD MUSTANG GT4 MAKES EUROPEAN DEBUT AT CIRCUIT PAUL RICARD

News: DRIVERS CAN NOW SCHEDULE WHEN SPORTS CAR ROARS – AND WHEN IT PURRS – TO ENSURE THEY NEVER BOTHER THE NEIGHBOURS

For some, MotorMartin included, there is no better sound to start the day than the firing up of a finely tuned sports car engine. For others, like Ford employee Steve Von Foerster’s neighbours, who are of course wrong, it can lead to a call to the police and a request to keep the noise down.… Read More News: DRIVERS CAN NOW SCHEDULE WHEN SPORTS CAR ROARS – AND WHEN IT PURRS – TO ENSURE THEY NEVER BOTHER THE NEIGHBOURS