News: BMH STEPPING UP ITS SUPPORT FOR THE CLASSIC MINI IN THE CAR’S 60TH ANNIVERSARY YEAR

This has arrived straight from the desk of MotorMartinClassics and is straight from British Motor Heritage. Mini fans, start your engines: Already a major supporter of the classic Mini, British Motor Heritage (BMH) is increasing its related activities throughout 2019 … Continue reading News: BMH STEPPING UP ITS SUPPORT FOR THE CLASSIC MINI IN THE CAR’S 60TH ANNIVERSARY YEAR

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News: FROM DOT-COM TO DOT-GONE – WHY THE CARS WE GREW UP WITH IN THE 1990s ARE ON THE BRINK OF EXTINCTION

As regular readers will already know, MotorMartin loves a classic and preferably from the late 80s onwards which means that the following news regarding Blind Date, Nokia reissues and a Tamagotchi revival – means that it’s clear that the 1990s are back with a bang. The bad news though is that the cars that got us from A to B on the roads of ‘Cool Britannia’ are disappearing at an alarming rate. New research from Honest John Classics shows that some of the most popular cars from the ‘dot-com decade’ are on the verge of extinction, set to follow high … Continue reading News: FROM DOT-COM TO DOT-GONE – WHY THE CARS WE GREW UP WITH IN THE 1990s ARE ON THE BRINK OF EXTINCTION

Honda S800. Keep Yourself Alive.

Back in 1967, if you wanted a two seater sports car that was affordable, reliable and good looking, your choices were really rather limited. There was plenty of excitement to be had if your wallet was large enough, but for the average man on the street, someone that actually wanted to get to where they had planned to go, then you might as well ignore anything built upon these shores or from most of our European cousins. Reliability and good looks were available, but never in quite the same place or at the same time. This was called character and … Continue reading Honda S800. Keep Yourself Alive.