News: HOW TO DRIVE IN SNOW LIKE A PRO AS COLD SNAP HITS THE UK

With the weather here in the UK set to change in the not too distance future, it seems appropriate to share the following help and advice direct from SEAT themselves. Be careful out there: The predicted snowy weather is set … Continue reading News: HOW TO DRIVE IN SNOW LIKE A PRO AS COLD SNAP HITS THE UK

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News: SEAT’S FAB FOUR TAKE HONOURS IN THE WHAT CAR? CAR OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2018

News has arrived up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers that SEAT has taken the What Car? Car of the Year Awards 2018 by storm, with four different models – Arona, Ibiza, Leon and Ateca – each taking category wins. It’s a clean-sweep for the quartet of new cars that has spearheaded the Spanish manufacturer’s largest product offensive to date. The awards were presented at a glitzy ceremony at Grosvenor House Hotel in London last night. The results mark an immediate success for the Arona, the latest addition to the fast-growing SEAT line-up. Still in its launch phase in … Continue reading News: SEAT’S FAB FOUR TAKE HONOURS IN THE WHAT CAR? CAR OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2018

News: SEAT IBIZA TAKES BEST SUPERMINI TITLE IN UK CAR OF THE YEAR 2018 AWARDS

It’s been shared with MotorMartin recently that the all-new SEAT Ibiza has opened its New Year honours account in style, adding the title of Best Supermini in the UK Car of the Year Awards to its burgeoning haul of accolades. By claiming this category win, the fifth-generation of the Spanish brand’s iconic model has also claimed the right to be considered for the overall Car of the Year title, which will be announced in the coming weeks. Certainly SEAT’s finest made a big impression on the awards judges, who number some of the country’s top motoring journalists. After putting the … Continue reading News: SEAT IBIZA TAKES BEST SUPERMINI TITLE IN UK CAR OF THE YEAR 2018 AWARDS

News: SEAT SELLS OUT OF LEON CUPRA R UK ALLOCATION

SEAT are extremely pleased to be able to report to MotorMartin that their recently released Leon CUPRA R has proved a UK smash-hit, with all 24 destined for these shores snapped up in super quick hot hatch time. The limited production run of just 799 examples, combining a raft of technical upgrades with sophisticated styling and a premium finish, has hit on a seriously appealing ‘R’ formula. It’s been explained to MotorMartin that the ultra-exclusive, UK-specification Leon CUPRA R cars, all 310PS six-speed manual gearbox versions, cost £34,995 on-the-road. Like their siblings, they boast modified camber angles on the front … Continue reading News: SEAT SELLS OUT OF LEON CUPRA R UK ALLOCATION

News: SEAT SPONSORS THE SUPERBIKE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

It’s been a long, long winter here at MotorMartin Towers as it always is when motorsport takes its annual hiatus over the cooler, wetter and windier months of the year. Time is filled scanning MCN for stories relating to MotoGP, WSBK and BSB, whilst the internet is called into action to find out the latest from the FIA WEC and BTCC. At least the WRC has the good sense to start as soon as possible after Christmas and doesn’t let a little snow spoil the party.  With the days being counted down before the first round of the 2017 World SBK … Continue reading News: SEAT SPONSORS THE SUPERBIKE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

News: MEMORABLE EVENING FOR THE SEAT ATECA

Here at MotorMartin Towers debates often run back and forth as to which of the myriad SUVs currently launched offer the best mix of price, efficiency, styling, specifications and handling and the all new Ateca is certainly there or there about when it comes to the top spot however, it would appear that it’s not just MotorMartin and colleagues that indulge in such debate as news has just arrived up on the top floor that the SEAT Ateca has received its first international accolade in Lisbon recently with the AUTOBEST recognition of the car as “Best Buy Car of Europe … Continue reading News: MEMORABLE EVENING FOR THE SEAT ATECA

News: A LEGENDARY CAR – SEAT IBIZA

Over at Motoring Towers it’s often the case that a glance at some of the news items arriving up on the top floor results in a series of reminiscences loosely based around the item in question, it whiles away the hours after all. So let’s open with 1984 when Michael Jackson took the music world by storm with Thriller and on the big screen, Ghostbusters and Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom smashed all box-office records. And let’s not forget that it was also the year when Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was born, and the year the first SEAT … Continue reading News: A LEGENDARY CAR – SEAT IBIZA

News: SEAT UNLEASHES LEON CUPRA 300 – ITS MOST POWERFUL ROAD CAR EVER

As a member of the Volkswagen family you just know that SEAT will have a certain standard of quality built into their cars so that they are equal to the standards set by the big bosses all the way back in Germany. Now, the Leon CUPRA has always stood out for its scintillating performance, striking design and alluring price and quality and yet all of these aspects of the car have now been taken to the next level with the launch of the Leon CUPRA 300 range. A range which hits UK showrooms in March. It’s not just about power … Continue reading News: SEAT UNLEASHES LEON CUPRA 300 – ITS MOST POWERFUL ROAD CAR EVER

News: SEAT HAS MODERN DAY CAR SHOPPING IN THE BAG WITH FIRST UK RETAIL ‘STORE’ AT LAKESIDE

I think it’s fair to say that car buying in the UK has changed beyond recognition from the 70s heyday of the golden days of the British Car Industry. In fact, the way that British consumers research, test and buy goods is evolving daily and will continue to do so for a considerable time to come. And so it was extremely refreshing to receive the following information from SEAT UK up here at MotorMartin Towers recently where SEAT have informed MotorMartin that they have taken the bold and exciting step of launching their first “Store”, in association with long-established franchise … Continue reading News: SEAT HAS MODERN DAY CAR SHOPPING IN THE BAG WITH FIRST UK RETAIL ‘STORE’ AT LAKESIDE