News: NISSAN LEAF ADDS TO ITS TROPHY HAUL BY WINNING ‘ELECTRIC CAR OF THE YEAR’ AT THE COMPANY CAR TODAY CCT100 2019 AWARDS

We like the EV up here on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers as the possibilities for this form of motive power are expanding every day at present. It’s important then to celebrate those pioneers that have started us on this alternative route of which Nissan, with their LEAF, must surely be classed as one… Read More News: NISSAN LEAF ADDS TO ITS TROPHY HAUL BY WINNING ‘ELECTRIC CAR OF THE YEAR’ AT THE COMPANY CAR TODAY CCT100 2019 AWARDS

News: NISSAN NAVARA OFF-ROADER AT32 TOUGHS IT OUT TO WIN ‘BEST OFF ROAD’ CATEGORY IN 4X4 MAGAZINE PICK-UP OF THE YEAR AWARDS

And so it comes to pass that the impressive Nissan Navara OFF-ROADER AT32 has reaffirmed its unrivalled ability in the rough stuff by winning the ‘Best Off Road’ category in the Pick-Ups section of the 4×4 Of The Year Awards 2019. Congratulations from all at MotorMartin Towers. For those that don’t already know, hosted by… Read More News: NISSAN NAVARA OFF-ROADER AT32 TOUGHS IT OUT TO WIN ‘BEST OFF ROAD’ CATEGORY IN 4X4 MAGAZINE PICK-UP OF THE YEAR AWARDS

News: NEW NISSAN NAVARA N-GUARD SPECIAL VERSION NOW ON SALE

A quick quiz for you, which vehicle is a former winner of the International Pickup Award and is Nissan’s most popular pickup globally. It is manufactured at facilities in Spain, China, Mexico, Thailand and – since July 2018 – Argentina. Any ideas? The Navara N-Guard, Nissan say, is a tough and stylish new special version… Read More News: NEW NISSAN NAVARA N-GUARD SPECIAL VERSION NOW ON SALE

News: RENAULT SPORT RACING AND BP STRENGTHEN STRATEGIC RELATIONSHIP

Excitement is increasing at the #MotorMartinRacing desk as plans from the big and small race teams are now being finalised, especially so as the following story reminded us all of the oncoming F1 season. It’s been explained to MotorMartin that building on their first season together, and a successful meeting between Renault Chairman, CEO Carlos… Read More News: RENAULT SPORT RACING AND BP STRENGTHEN STRATEGIC RELATIONSHIP

News: FOUR-WHEELED STAR OF FAST AND FURIOUS: TOKYO DRIFT GOES FOR SALE ON AUTO TRADER

News has arrived up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers that the poster boy for the film Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, the third film of the unstoppable franchise, has gone for sale on Auto Trader, the UK’s largest automotive marketplace. Equipped with its iconic Nitrous Oxide system (installed for cinematic purposes only),… Read More News: FOUR-WHEELED STAR OF FAST AND FURIOUS: TOKYO DRIFT GOES FOR SALE ON AUTO TRADER

News: RENAULT UNVEILS A NEW GENERATION PETROL ENGINE – TO LAUNCH FIRST ON SCÉNIC AND GRAND SCÉNIC

Renault have shared with the news desk up here on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers that they have introduced a new direct injection turbocharged petrol engine co-developed by the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance and Daimler. Inaugurated on the Scénic and Grand Scénic line-up it will be progressively offered in the Renault range from 2018. This new… Read More News: RENAULT UNVEILS A NEW GENERATION PETROL ENGINE – TO LAUNCH FIRST ON SCÉNIC AND GRAND SCÉNIC

News: NISSAN QASHQAI WINS COVETED WHAT CAR? USED CAR AWARD

The market-leading Nissan Qashqai – the UK’s favourite crossover – has been named Best Small SUV in the prestigious What Car? Used Car Awards 2018. What Car? Magazine have explained to MotorMartin that the Qashqai – specifically four to six-year-old models produced between 2011 and 2013 – impressed the magazine’s panel of expert judges for… Read More News: NISSAN QASHQAI WINS COVETED WHAT CAR? USED CAR AWARD

News: AMAZE YOUR SENSES: THE NEW NISSAN LEAF. SIMPLY AMAZING

Nissan have informed MotorMartin recently that their all new LEAF will be revealed September 6, 2017 in Japan. Packed with their most advanced technologies, the redesigned next-generation LEAF will amaze the senses and raise the bar for the electric vehicle market. Being 100% electric and zero emissions, the new LEAF, Nissan say, is an icon of… Read More News: AMAZE YOUR SENSES: THE NEW NISSAN LEAF. SIMPLY AMAZING

News: UK ELECTRIC AND PLUG-IN CAR REGISTRATIONS RISE AS RENEWABLE ENERGY GENERATION HITS NEW HIGH

There is certainly a healthy level of debate occurring up here in MotorMartin Towers at present as to the benefits of plug in hybrids like the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV over pure hybrids such as Toyota’s C-HR and the Kia Niro as well as the increasing popularity of pure electric vehicles. News that the future for the UK’s… Read More News: UK ELECTRIC AND PLUG-IN CAR REGISTRATIONS RISE AS RENEWABLE ENERGY GENERATION HITS NEW HIGH

What Can You Buy For £2000 Part 1: Had I Known You Better then 

In this, the final part of this used car buying odyssey for now, MotorMartin has spent time looking over what’s available at the most common (bargain) price points on the used car buying journey, from very basic £200 vehicle up to the £2000 dream cars featured in this, the final piece of the jigsaw.  It’s… Read More What Can You Buy For £2000 Part 1: Had I Known You Better then 

News: THE NEW NISSAN QASHQAI: PREMIUM ENHANCEMENTS REINFORCING 10 YEARS OF CROSSOVER LEADERSHIP

Nissan recently unveiled the new Qashqai crossover to MotorMartin, with significant enhancements of the car’s premium character. The upgrades focus on a contemporary new exterior design, higher levels of interior quality and improved driving performance. Nissan have shared with MotorMartin that their New Nissan Intelligent Mobility technologies have also been added, continuing their ongoing journey… Read More News: THE NEW NISSAN QASHQAI: PREMIUM ENHANCEMENTS REINFORCING 10 YEARS OF CROSSOVER LEADERSHIP

News: SECRETS OF SUCCESS: NISSAN REVEALS KEY NUMBERS WHICH HELPED QASHQAI DELIVER 10 YEARS OF CROSSOVER LEADERSHIP

These days it’s rather hard to remember the impact that the original Qashqai had here in the U.K., after all, it was the original SUV in many people’s minds and certainly can be credited with kickstarting this beautiful nation’s love affair with all things Sport, Utility and Vehicular. So what follows are some of the… Read More News: SECRETS OF SUCCESS: NISSAN REVEALS KEY NUMBERS WHICH HELPED QASHQAI DELIVER 10 YEARS OF CROSSOVER LEADERSHIP

News: NISSAN LEAF IS UK’S FASTEST GROWING SMALL FAMILY CAR (C SEGMENT)

It’s no real surprise to MotorMartin that Nissan’s all-electric range, comprising the LEAF and e-NV200 LCV, are continuing to dominate their respective segments with strong sales performances this November. After all, Nissan can probably be considered to be the first manufacturer to bring one of the first mainstream electric cars to market, a vehicle that… Read More News: NISSAN LEAF IS UK’S FASTEST GROWING SMALL FAMILY CAR (C SEGMENT)

News: NISSAN QASHQAI RANGE SEES IMPROVED CO2, MPG AND BIK WITH EFFICIENT NEW 18” ALLOY WHEELS

You can’t help but notice the sheer number of Qashqais (is that even a word?) on the highways and byways of this green and pleasant land of ours at the moment, which confirms to MotorMartin that Nissan got it right first time with their ridiculously popular SUV.  Not wanting to rest on their laurels, Nissan… Read More News: NISSAN QASHQAI RANGE SEES IMPROVED CO2, MPG AND BIK WITH EFFICIENT NEW 18” ALLOY WHEELS

News: NISSAN AND REEVOO: A YEAR OF FASCINATING INSIGHT INTO QASHQAI, JUKE AND X-TRAIL OWNERSHIP

September marks the first anniversary of Nissan’s partnership on crossovers with user-generated content platform Reevoo and it has produced some fascinating insights into what owners think of their Qashqai, Juke and X-Trail and has been an unqualified success in MotorMartin’s opinion. One of the reasons why this particular partnership has been so successful for Nissan… Read More News: NISSAN AND REEVOO: A YEAR OF FASCINATING INSIGHT INTO QASHQAI, JUKE AND X-TRAIL OWNERSHIP

News: NISSAN LEAF GOES THE DISTANCE IN A WILD DRIVE ACROSS EUROPE

MotorMartin is in the very fortunate position of being able to drive a number of different cars with a number of different power trains and yet a Nissan LEAF has not yet been present in the car park here at MotorMartin Towers. This is clearly an oversite as it would appear that the Nissan’s main… Read More News: NISSAN LEAF GOES THE DISTANCE IN A WILD DRIVE ACROSS EUROPE

News: ANOTHER TROPHY FOR THE COLLECTION: QASHQAI NAMED BEST MAINSTREAM SUV IN THE 2016 TELEGRAPH CAR AWARDS

The Qashqai has been a phenomenal success for Nissan over the last few years, so much so that Nissan have had increase production recently to keep up with Worldwide demand, see here for details. And now, news has reach d the dark recesses of MotorMartin Towers that the Nissan Quahqai has seen off tough competition… Read More News: ANOTHER TROPHY FOR THE COLLECTION: QASHQAI NAMED BEST MAINSTREAM SUV IN THE 2016 TELEGRAPH CAR AWARDS

News: PLUG IN ADVENTURES COMPLETES NORTH COAST 500 – A 516-MILE JOURNEY AROUND THE SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS IN THE NEW LEAF 30KWH

One of the issues that MotorMartin has regarding Electric Vehicles (EV) is highlighted in https://motormartin.com/2016/04/24/mitsubishi-outlander-phev-are-friends-electric/ and yet here, a story has arrived where ‘range anxiety’ is not a phrase that’s been heard of before. MotorMartin certainly admires those who are at the front of the queue when new technology is released, especially when the customer… Read More News: PLUG IN ADVENTURES COMPLETES NORTH COAST 500 – A 516-MILE JOURNEY AROUND THE SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS IN THE NEW LEAF 30KWH