News: HONDA COMMITS TO TOTAL ELECTRIFICATION IN EUROPE BY 2025

Honda took to the stage at Geneva recently to announce the further acceleration of its electrification ambitions. The company has explained to MotorMartin its intention to move 100 per cent of its European sales to electrified powertrains by 2025. This … Continue reading News: HONDA COMMITS TO TOTAL ELECTRIFICATION IN EUROPE BY 2025

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News: KIA STARTS 2019 WITH A WIDE RANGE OF OFFERS

Regular readers will of course be aware that MotorMartin likes the current range on offer from Kia Motors UK very much with, perhaps surprisingly, the diminutive Picanto GT-Line in particular offering a superb driving experience. News then of Kia’s latest offers was always going to cause a stir up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers due to the opening up of the range to a host of potential new buyers, good news indeed if you’re looking to update your fleet in the new year. We’ll leave it to Kia themselves to run you through the latest deals. Enjoy: For … Continue reading News: KIA STARTS 2019 WITH A WIDE RANGE OF OFFERS

News: MYCARCHECK.COM MARKET GUIDE: SEPTEMBER 2017

It’s that time again where friends of MotorMartin, Mycarcheck.com, have released their choices for used car and used bike of the month. And a quick glance at the results below show what quite astounding choices have been made. Used car of the month:   Mercedes-Benz C300 Hybrid (2014-) Used bike of the month: Triumph Speed Triple 1050 R (2012-16) For those that don’t know, Mycarcheck.com’s valuation experts reveal significant trends in the UK used vehicle market and choose a car and bike of the month which is published on MotorMartin and elsewhere in the analogue and digital press. Vehicle valuation manager … Continue reading News: MYCARCHECK.COM MARKET GUIDE: SEPTEMBER 2017

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 each Ignis sold can be unique. Suzuki state that: It’s easy to make it your own with the option to personalise the colour of everything from your interior door handles to the front grille. And with its full-bodied bonnet that flows over the sides, it’s … Continue reading 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 so, Audi have shared with MotorMartin that they are to be adopting a standardised nomenclature for the power output designations of its model range which will apply worldwide. The names of the model series – from Audi A1 to Audi Q7 – will remain unchanged. … Continue reading 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 Toyota of Wolverhampton, tel:01902690044, to pop down to the Midlands to spend the day in two different versions of the C-HR, a 1.2 litre Turbo 6-speed manual followed by the much anticipated 1.8 litre Hybrid e-CVT.  The C-HR looks like nothing else on the forecourt … Continue reading 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 Outlander PHEVs and now MotorMartin has been informed that sales of the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV have topped the 25,000 mark in the UK. Incredibly, this accounts for approximately half of the total number of plug-in hybrids registered in the UK since the very first of … Continue reading News: MITSUBISHI OUTLANDER PHEV SALES TOP 25,000 IN THE UK