Martin Motors

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Martin Motors, S.p.A.
IndustryAutomotive
Founded2006
FounderGiuseppe Martinelli
Defunct2015 (Bankruptcy[1])
HeadquartersQuinto Stampi, Milan, Italy
ProductsAutomobiles

Martin Motors is an Italian company headquartered in the Quinto Stampi district of Milan. It was established by Giuseppe Martinelli, to manufacture automobiles, buses and commercial vehicles. The manufacturer's assembly plant is located in Tunisia.

History[edit]

Martin Motors became famous in the mid-1990s by Allestimenti Linea and Allestimenti Turismo coaches. These had proven popular with travel agencies. Already conspicuous by the double-M logo and the styling. Martin Motors extended the bus range in 1997 by adding the Pulmann Urbani. With a minibus, the MiniBus, the manufacturer is now trying to establish itself on the market of the small group buses since the summer of 2009.

Bus production is currently 30,000 units / year, the largest source of revenue of the manufacturer. The production line is 7500 units per year.

The first attempt to establish itself in the passenger car market, took Martin Motors in 2006 with the Noble small car which they called the Bubble.[2][3] “We want everyone to see in real life how a four-seat front-engine front-wheel drive minicar differs from a rear-engine rear-wheel drive two-seater,” said Martin Motors spokesperson Viviana Martinelli.[4]

The following year, Martin marketed a sports utility vehicle called the CEO, which, according to BMW was a copy of the BMW E53.[5][6][7] The CEO is the first model of the brand, which was sold throughout Europe.

In order to gain a foothold in other areas, made Martin Motors 2009 model initiative and led the MM520 series one. This should be anchored firmly in the compact class. As a manufacturer of microcars put the Ideal 1000, and also hopes to good opportunities. Furthermore, Martin Motors brought the minivan CoolCar and the self-developed Pickup Cab Freedom in order to test out in the commercial vehicle sector.

Similarly, Martin Motors produces 10 different types of motorcycles with four-stroke engines have a displacement ³ 50–205 cm, and meet the Euro II emission standard.

In motorcycle manufacturing, it creates even Martin Motors annually to 80,000 units and serves a variety of engines and automobile manufacturers. 2012, the company added, then the MM620 in its model program added.

Models[edit]

Current Vehicles

Cars, Minivan and SUV:

Martin Motors CEO front

Trucks:

  • Freedom Cab Duo
  • Freedom Cab Mono
  • Freedom Cargo
  • Freedom Tri

Buses:

  • Allestimenti Linea
  • Allestimenti Turismo
  • MiniBus
  • Pulmann Urbani

Former vehicles:

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