News: ENHANCED FORD MONDEO WITH NEW HYBRID WAGON UNVEILED

Just putting this out there for all the Ford fans reading. Straight from Ford themselves and hot off the press. Enjoy: The enhanced Ford Mondeo – introducing elegant new exterior and interior design details and a new Hybrid Wagon variant for the first time – was revealed at the Brussels Motor Show, Belgium, for delivery… Read More News: ENHANCED FORD MONDEO WITH NEW HYBRID WAGON UNVEILED

News: BMW GROUP DELIVERS OVER 140,000 ELECTRIFIED VEHICLES IN 2018

With the motoring landscape seemingly on the brink of massive changes it’s the braver manufacturers that are best placed to enjoy the benefits of our changing buying habits. A recent experience with the superb BMW i8 has certainly convinced the naysayers at MotorMartin Towers that hybrid and EVs are here to stay and can still… Read More News: BMW GROUP DELIVERS OVER 140,000 ELECTRIFIED VEHICLES IN 2018

Suzuki Ignis 1.2 DualJet + SHVS SZ5 ALLGRIP: Sultans Of Swing

The following is a re-edit of a piece posted by MotorMartin on DriveTribe under The Junk Yard banner run by Tony Yates, perhaps better known as @Xinterceptor. Suzuki and their Ignis offer something different from the competition as it stands out from the crowd with bold design choices and a level of customisation available ensuring… Read More Suzuki Ignis 1.2 DualJet + SHVS SZ5 ALLGRIP: Sultans Of Swing

News: WHAT’S IN A NAME? AUDI INTRODUCES NEW RANGE-WIDE MODEL DESIGNATIONS

What with new power trains being introduced by the bigger manufacturers an interesting issue has arisen and not one that might have been foreseen. After all, as the title suggests, ‘What’s in a name?’ And so Audi have found themselves in a situation that required a little thought and creativity to put right.  To do… Read More News: WHAT’S IN A NAME? AUDI INTRODUCES NEW RANGE-WIDE MODEL DESIGNATIONS

Toyota C-HR 1.2 litre Turbo 6-speed manual, 1.8 litre Hybrid e-CVT: Cool Waves

The Toyota C-HR has been causing quite a stir since launch with respect to the rather incredible styling that Toyota have seen fit to adorn their all new SUV with and in MotorMartin’s opinion, is absolutely stunning. All of which made it a simple enough decision to take up the kind offer from Charles Clark… Read More Toyota C-HR 1.2 litre Turbo 6-speed manual, 1.8 litre Hybrid e-CVT: Cool Waves

News: MITSUBISHI OUTLANDER PHEV SALES TOP 25,000 IN THE UK

Incredible really, all is quiet on the PHEV front for a couple of months and then two stories arrive at MotorMartin Towers all at once. MotorMartin has already discussed the rather excellent news that Mitsubishi and Chargemaster have teamed up to offer a free 3.6kW Chargemaster Homecharge unit and free fitting to owners of new… Read More News: MITSUBISHI OUTLANDER PHEV SALES TOP 25,000 IN THE UK

News: GLOBAL MITSUBISHI OUTLANDER PHEV SALES PASS THE 100,000 MARK

Looking through Auto Trader the other day, alright then, everyday, MotorMartin was attempting to find a good value Outlander GX4h PHEV, preferably the cheapest in the Country. It’s nearly time for the mighty MotorMartin ’04 Focus to slip quietly into retirement and I do rather like the idea of commuting from MotorMartin Towers to the… Read More News: GLOBAL MITSUBISHI OUTLANDER PHEV SALES PASS THE 100,000 MARK

News: ELECTRIC CAR REGISTRATIONS REACH RECORD HIGH AS PLUG-IN POPULARITY CONTINUES TO GROW

Sat in MotorMartin Towers last week, I was reminiscing about the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV that I had driven recently (reviews to follow) and about the strange and unnatural quietness that greeted pressing the starter button. For those of us raised on petrol and diesel it’s an extremely unusual situation and requires doule checking that the… Read More News: ELECTRIC CAR REGISTRATIONS REACH RECORD HIGH AS PLUG-IN POPULARITY CONTINUES TO GROW

News: WEC FINALE: AUDI TO BATTLE FOR THIRD TITLE

In what is to be the eighth race of an extremely exciting FIA World Endurance Championship the title will only be decided after a further six hours of mechanically tortuous racing. The link between the WEC and the average road car has been discussed by MotorMartin back in October https://motormartin.wordpress.com/2015/10/26/news-audi-ready-for-intense-final-stage-in-wec-title-race/ and provides a window into… Read More News: WEC FINALE: AUDI TO BATTLE FOR THIRD TITLE

News: AUDI READY FOR INTENSE FINAL STAGE IN WEC TITLE RACE

Although not immediately obvious MotorMartin and the World Endurance Championship have a clear and direct link. More so than perhaps any other form of racing. The current WEC rules were designed to encourage manufacturers to create sustainable technologies that they could the filter down to their road cars as well as allow for close and… Read More News: AUDI READY FOR INTENSE FINAL STAGE IN WEC TITLE RACE