News: THE NEW MINI ELECTRIC

It’s been explained to MotorMartin recently how the original Mini, designed by Sir Alec Issigonis, was born out of the Suez crisis oil shortage and the demand for affordable motoring and that the first cars rolled off the line at Oxford in the summer of 1959 beginning a global success story which has spanned six… Read More News: THE NEW MINI ELECTRIC

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News: LONDON CONCOURS TO DISPLAY THE GREAT AUTOMOTIVE ICONS

We love the classic scene at MotorMartin, enjoying looking at, rather than driving our own classic Ford Cougar at present so news that The London Concours, presented by Montres Breguet, will be hosting a special display of ‘The Icons’ presented by Footman James, in association with Azur we greeted with tangible levels of excitement recently.… Read More News: LONDON CONCOURS TO DISPLAY THE GREAT AUTOMOTIVE ICONS

News: A MINI ITALIAN BIRTHDAY AT CCA’S PRACTICAL CLASSICS AND RESTORATION SHOW SALE

Friends of MotorMartin, the Classic Car Auction (CCA) have shared information with #MotorMartinClassics regarding their latest sale on the 23rd and 24th March at the Practical Classics Restoration Show. And that’s not all as the sale is set to feature four classic Minis marking special moments in the marques 60th anniversary year. According to Classic… Read More News: A MINI ITALIAN BIRTHDAY AT CCA’S PRACTICAL CLASSICS AND RESTORATION SHOW SALE

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

News: A LOOK BACK INTO THE FUTURE: THE CLASSIC MINI ELECTRIC

MINI have informed MotorMartin recently that with the world premiere of an extraordinary car at the New York International Auto Show (March 30 to April 8, 2018), MINI will once again demonstrate its appetite for purely electric driving with a new take on an icon. The classic Mini Electric, they say, combines the historic look of… Read More News: A LOOK BACK INTO THE FUTURE: THE CLASSIC MINI ELECTRIC

News: UPGRADE FOR MINI CONNECTED – MINI GETS EVEN SMARTER AND MORE DIGITALLY ADVANCED

From March 2018 it’s been explained to MotorMartin that all new MINI models will be available with in-built 4G connectivity. The refreshed MINI Connected will allow drivers to access personalised services designed to make day-to-day mobility and planning even easier – and, in so doing, integrate their MINI seamlessly into their digital lives. Excellent news.… Read More News: UPGRADE FOR MINI CONNECTED – MINI GETS EVEN SMARTER AND MORE DIGITALLY ADVANCED

News: NEW BMW i3S TRACTION CONTROL SYSTEM FOR ALL FUTURE BMW AND MINI MODELS

BMW have shared the following with the news desk up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers regarding their impressive BMW i3 and how, BMW say, it sets standards worldwide for driving pleasure in a purely electrically-driven vehicle. Key factors here are not only the increased output of the motor in the new BMW i3s,… Read More News: NEW BMW i3S TRACTION CONTROL SYSTEM FOR ALL FUTURE BMW AND MINI MODELS

News: MINI CONVERTIBLE IS 2018 CARBUYER CONVERTIBLE OF THE YEAR

News has arrived up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers that the UK’s top selling convertible has today received the ‘Best Convertible 2018’ award judged by industry experts at Carbuyer. The award was presented to MINI this morning at the Carbuyer Best Car Awards in London, with judges praising the car’s unique character, trademark… Read More News: MINI CONVERTIBLE IS 2018 CARBUYER CONVERTIBLE OF THE YEAR

News: DAKAR RALLY 2018: X-RAID TEAM TO RACE MINI JOHN COOPER WORKS RALLY AND MINI JOHN COOPER WORKS BUGGY

It’s been confirmed with MotorMartin recently that MINI and the X-raid Team have launched into the final preparation phase for the Dakar Rally 2018 with the presentation of their current racing cars. For the first time MINI and X-raid will face the challenges of the most demanding long-distance rally in the world using two different… Read More News: DAKAR RALLY 2018: X-RAID TEAM TO RACE MINI JOHN COOPER WORKS RALLY AND MINI JOHN COOPER WORKS BUGGY