News: EXCELLENCE REBORN – WORK UNDER WAY ON ICONIC DB4 GT ZAGATO CONTINUATION

OK, so this is really exciting. The first Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato Continuation car – part of the forthcoming Aston Martin DBZ Centenary Collection – is beginning to take shape and the office here at MotorMartin Towers is becoming more and more excited as Aston tease with more and more information. The original car was built to race against Ferrari in the 1960’s, the DB4 GT Zagato evolving from the rigours of motor racing and blessed with a stunning silhouette, just 19 were built. Aston Martin have shared with MotorMartin that they will be relying on the unrivalled knowledge … Continue reading News: EXCELLENCE REBORN – WORK UNDER WAY ON ICONIC DB4 GT ZAGATO CONTINUATION

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PEUGEOT 508 SW GT BlueHDi 180 AUTO: Fable Of A Silver Moon

Peugeot have certainly gone to town with their 508 SW, a car that has already been replaced for late 2018 meaning that this model will be it’s own swan song. And what a job Peugeot have completed. Checkout how the well proportioned curved rear and tailgate fits the the side profile perfectly whilst displaying your good taste to those following. The 19” wheels adorning this handsome Sport wagon combine beautifully with subtly flared front and rear wheel arches and hint at abilities other than load lugging whilst the pearlescent pearl white paintwork suggests a level of sophistication that the Peugeot … Continue reading PEUGEOT 508 SW GT BlueHDi 180 AUTO: Fable Of A Silver Moon

News: KIA UNVEILS ALL-NEW HIGH-PERFORMANCE CEED GT

We loved the previous Ceed GT over here at MotorMartin Towers as it was a great looking, fun and practical hot hatch that was as good at the everyday as it was on those occasions when you could explore more of the Kia’s abilities. So when news arrived of the new GT on the #MotorMartinCarNews desk earlier today, it just had to be put straight out there for all to enjoy. The all-new Kia Ceed GT will be making its public debut at the 2018 Paris Motor Show in October, alongside the all-new ProCeed GT. Highlights shared by Kia with … Continue reading News: KIA UNVEILS ALL-NEW HIGH-PERFORMANCE CEED GT

PEUGEOT 508 SW GT BlueHDi 180 AUTO: You Are For Real

It’s a popular misconception that an estate car tends to say something about the person driving it and gives strong clues as to their position within society. Traditionally, an estate car was driven by a salesman or a family man/woman with elder children, perhaps with long trips to and from university or college to contend with. What you wouldn’t be thinking would be any leanings towards buying such a car unless sales or long trips with luggage were soon to be uppermost in your mind. The thing is, in those times gone by, it was the coupé or the saloon … Continue reading PEUGEOT 508 SW GT BlueHDi 180 AUTO: You Are For Real

News: DB11 AMR – NEW PERFORMANCE FLAGSHIP OF THE DB11 RANGE

Aston Martin have shared with MotorMartin the fact that they have brought a new dimension of race-inspired dynamism and performance to the DB11 family, with the introduction of the new DB11 AMR, launched today at the opening of the new Nürburgring-based AMR Performance Centre. And doesn’t it look superb. Replacing the outgoing V12-engined DB11 as the new flagship of the DB11 range, Aston say that the DB11 AMR boasts greater power, increased performance, enhanced driving dynamics and a more characterful exhaust note, together with a suite of exterior and interior enhancements. Together they create a DB11 that offers a more … Continue reading News: DB11 AMR – NEW PERFORMANCE FLAGSHIP OF THE DB11 RANGE

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 new year.  News then that the stars of Wheeler Dealers will show two cars that are 100 years apart in age and technology at the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery was certainly well received. TV stalwart Mike Brewer will be bringing his recently … Continue reading 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 championship win. The team have previously shared with MotorMartin that the 6 Hours of Shanghai was the scene of a memorable 1-2 finish for the Ford GTs in 2016, but WEC team principal, George Howard-Chappell, knows that one good result doesn’t guarantee another. “More than … Continue reading News: FORD FOCUSED ON WEC TITLE RACE IN SHANGHAI

News: FORD GT DELIVERS ULTIMATE RACE CAR FOR THE ROAD SUPPORTED BY 50 SENSORS, 25 COMPUTERS… AND 2 CUP HOLDERS

One of MotorMartin’s favourite modern cars has got to be the Ford GT, indeed, following the car’s racing fortunes in the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship has become all consuming due to the superb performance and beautiful looks displayed by the Chip Ganassi Racing GT over the last season and a half. With enthusiasm For the GT still not sated, despite consuming all available information, there was much excitement recently when some of the more intricate details of the road car were shared with the Ford fans up here on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers.  Ford have explained to MotorMartin … Continue reading News: FORD GT DELIVERS ULTIMATE RACE CAR FOR THE ROAD SUPPORTED BY 50 SENSORS, 25 COMPUTERS… AND 2 CUP HOLDERS

News: FOUR-CAR LE MANS ENTRY ACCEPTED FOR FORD 50 YEARS ON FROM HISTORIC VICTORY

MotorMartin is extremely pleased to be able to announce that the organisers of the Le Mans 24 Hours, the ACO (Automobile Club de l’Ouest), today confirmed that all four Ford GTs have received a place on the prestigious entry list for the 2016 Le Mans 24 Hours. For those of us keen to see the famous blue oval back on the track and competing at the highest level, the return to Le Mans and the World’s most famous endurance race is exciting news indeed. Ford, a company not adverse to celebrating their Motorsport heritage, have highlighted to MotorMartin that 2016 … Continue reading News: FOUR-CAR LE MANS ENTRY ACCEPTED FOR FORD 50 YEARS ON FROM HISTORIC VICTORY