News: LIMITED-EDITION, TRACK-ONLY FORD GT MK II UNLEASHES THE NEXT LEVEL OF FORD GT SUPERCAR PERFORMANCE

Checkout below the following from Ford. Nothing more needs to be said. Simply stunning. Ford and Multimatic today reveal at the Goodwood Festival of Speed the Ford GT Mk II, a limited-edition, track-only GT that represents the next stage in Ford GT performance. With a 700 horsepower 3.5-litre EcoBoost engine, race-proven aerodynamics and competition-oriented handling,… Read More News: LIMITED-EDITION, TRACK-ONLY FORD GT MK II UNLEASHES THE NEXT LEVEL OF FORD GT SUPERCAR PERFORMANCE

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News: FASTER THAN FORMULA 1: NEW RECORD FOR THE VOLKSWAGEN ID.R IN GOODWOOD

This is game-changing news. It’s been confirmed to MotorMartin that the first electric race car to beat Formula 1: The Volkswagen ID.R, has once again made motorsport history by setting a new all-time record at the ‘Goodwood Festival of Speed’. Volkswagen have confirmed that Romain Dumas completed the 1.86-kilometre track in the south of England… Read More News: FASTER THAN FORMULA 1: NEW RECORD FOR THE VOLKSWAGEN ID.R IN GOODWOOD

News: HONDA RACING TV: ALL-STAR HOTLAP, SCIENCE OF A CBR1000RR AND MORE

Honda have just shared with MotorMartin the following rather exciting news regarding their latest Honda Racing TV programming and it’s well worth taking notice. Start your week, Honda say, by watching episode 17 here, or on hondaproracing.com/tv. In Episode 17, the iconic Indianapolis 500 is revisited with an exclusive view of race day through the… Read More News: HONDA RACING TV: ALL-STAR HOTLAP, SCIENCE OF A CBR1000RR AND MORE

News: The Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak success story continues – with a historic record

Winner at the biggest garden party in the world of motorsport: Romain Dumas (F) and the Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak impressed on the hill climb at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The 500-kW (680 PS) prototype is the first fully-electric racing car to win the Goodwood Hill Climb. In doing so, the I.D. R… Read More News: The Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak success story continues – with a historic record

News: POLESTAR CHIEF TEST DRIVER BRINGS WEALTH OF EXPERTISE TO NEW ELECTRIC PERFORMANCE CARS

“The ingredients for creating the best driving dynamics in a car are the same, whether it has an electric drivetrain or an internal combustion engine,” shared Joakim Rydholm, Chief Test Driver at Polestar with MotorMartin recently. “An immediate damper response from the suspension, direct and predictable feedback from steering inputs and consistent, powerful brakes are… Read More News: POLESTAR CHIEF TEST DRIVER BRINGS WEALTH OF EXPERTISE TO NEW ELECTRIC PERFORMANCE CARS

News: MASERATI INTRODUCES 350HP PETROL ENGINE IN THE UK FOR LEVANTE AND QUATTROPORTE

Maserati GB have explained to MotorMartin that in addition to the launch of the MY19 range, the luxury Levante SUV will now benefit from the introduction of the 350hp V6 petrol engine to its line-up. The engine will also now be available to order on the Quattroporte flagship saloon and joins the 350hp already available… Read More News: MASERATI INTRODUCES 350HP PETROL ENGINE IN THE UK FOR LEVANTE AND QUATTROPORTE

News: LAND ROVER CELEBRATES 70 YEARS WITH LARGEST EVER PARADE OF VEHICLES ON GOODWOOD HILL

There was rather a collective sharp intake of breath from the #MotorMartinClassics desk just the other day when news arrived regarding some rather special Land Rovers, (aren’t they all?) In what should be of interest to the latent Land Rover owner in us all, a convoy of 70 rare and important Land Rovers stole the… Read More News: LAND ROVER CELEBRATES 70 YEARS WITH LARGEST EVER PARADE OF VEHICLES ON GOODWOOD HILL

News: ARRINERA RECEIVES FIRST CUSTOMER ORDERS FOR 500BHP HUSSARYA GT AS 2017 BUILD SLOTS GET UNDERWAY

Despite all of us working up here in MotorMartin Towers believing in the ‘real life’ motoring philosophy that undercuts everything we do, there’s always room for the odd supercar. And this superb Hussarya GT can certainly be classed as a supercar.  One year on from the debut of the Hussarya GT at Autosport International 2016,… Read More News: ARRINERA RECEIVES FIRST CUSTOMER ORDERS FOR 500BHP HUSSARYA GT AS 2017 BUILD SLOTS GET UNDERWAY

News: HONDA UK STARTS S800 RESTORATION PROJECT

It’s no secret that MotorMartin is a big fan of all things classic, both cars and motorbikes, indeed MotorMartin’s own two wheeled transport of choice is a rather wonderful, Indian built, Royal Enfield Bullet 500 and so news arriving at MotorMartin Towers regarding Honda UK’s latest project certainly caught my eye.  And here it is,… Read More News: HONDA UK STARTS S800 RESTORATION PROJECT

News: MINI SEVEN TO MAKE EXCLUSIVE WORLD PREMIERE AT GOODWOOD FESTIVAL OF SPEED

Now that the news feed is back up and running here at MotorMartin Towers, it’s time to share this great news from MINI regarding their latest new model. With nostalgia taking a front seat it seems somewhat appropriate that the global debut of the first design model of the current generation of MINIs, MINI Seven,… Read More News: MINI SEVEN TO MAKE EXCLUSIVE WORLD PREMIERE AT GOODWOOD FESTIVAL OF SPEED