News: WRAITH LUMINARY FILM SHINES LIGHT ON CONTEMPORARY BESPOKE CRAFTSMANSHIP

With the popularity of Rolls Royce reaching an all time high here at MotorMartin Towers, it really is no surprise to find the following story taking a rather prominent place in the day’s news. Rolls Royce have shared with MotorMartin the following: From shooting stars to illuminated wood, the Wraith Luminary Collection encapsulates the extraordinary… Read More News: WRAITH LUMINARY FILM SHINES LIGHT ON CONTEMPORARY BESPOKE CRAFTSMANSHIP

News: COYS THE INTERNATIONAL AUCTION HOUSE IS TO HOLD THE BIGGEST EVER AUCTION OF CLASSIC CARS IN AFRICA

Friends of MotorMartin, Coys the International Auction House, have let it be known that they are to hold the biggest ever auction of classic cars in Africa in less than a month’s time. The auction will see over a hundred classic cars and motorcycles going under the hammer, many of them coming direct from private… Read More News: COYS THE INTERNATIONAL AUCTION HOUSE IS TO HOLD THE BIGGEST EVER AUCTION OF CLASSIC CARS IN AFRICA

News: The Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak success story continues – with a historic record

Winner at the biggest garden party in the world of motorsport: Romain Dumas (F) and the Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak impressed on the hill climb at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The 500-kW (680 PS) prototype is the first fully-electric racing car to win the Goodwood Hill Climb. In doing so, the I.D. R… Read More News: The Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak success story continues – with a historic record

News: BESPOKE McLAREN SENNA WITH FULL VISUAL CARBON FIBRE BODY IN EMERALD GREEN TINT BY MSO ONE OF FIRST CUSTOMER DELIVERIES

‘If only,’ is the usual response to any story regarding that most special supercar, the McLaren, and today is no different. McLaren have just e planned to MotorMartin that the first North American designation of their most extreme road car ever built, the McLaren Senna, has been delivered to customer Michael Fux in New York… Read More News: BESPOKE McLAREN SENNA WITH FULL VISUAL CARBON FIBRE BODY IN EMERALD GREEN TINT BY MSO ONE OF FIRST CUSTOMER DELIVERIES

News: A 1977 CHRYSLER ALPINE REACHES THE SUMMIT AT THE FIFTH ANNIVERSARY 2018 HAGERTY FESTIVAL OF THE UNEXCEPTIONAL

News has arrived up on the #MotorMartinClassics desk regarding a classic meeting with a difference. And it’s definitely worth celebrating as last Saturday, 14 July, a record number of enthusiasts of the motoring mundane gathered at the imposing surrounds of Stowe House in Buckinghamshire to take the ultimate motoring nostalgia trip at the special Fifth… Read More News: A 1977 CHRYSLER ALPINE REACHES THE SUMMIT AT THE FIFTH ANNIVERSARY 2018 HAGERTY FESTIVAL OF THE UNEXCEPTIONAL

News: FROM FIRST ITALIAN GRAND PRIX WINNER TO LAST FOUR-CYLINDER FERRARI: CONCOURS OF ELEGANCE REVEALS WORLD-CLASS LINE-UP

Concours of Elegance has revealed to #MotorMartinClassics the list of spectacular cars which will appear at Hampton Court Palace in just over a month’s time. Taking place from 31 August – 2 September, this celebration of automotive elegance, style and passion will feature more than 60 of the rarest and most exclusive cars ever produced.… Read More News: FROM FIRST ITALIAN GRAND PRIX WINNER TO LAST FOUR-CYLINDER FERRARI: CONCOURS OF ELEGANCE REVEALS WORLD-CLASS LINE-UP

News: NEC CLASSIC EXPANDS TO CREATE THE WORLD’S BIGGEST GATHERING OF CLASSIC MOTORING CLUBS

With the #MotorMartinClassics 1999 Ford Cougar 2.5 V6 out and about on the highways and byways of West Yorkshire recently, interest is high with regard to the classic scene up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers. This has made the following announcement especially pertinent as the Ford deserves a drive out to a show… Read More News: NEC CLASSIC EXPANDS TO CREATE THE WORLD’S BIGGEST GATHERING OF CLASSIC MOTORING CLUBS

News: ALL-NEW FORD FOCUS ACHIEVES MAXIMUM FIVE-STAR SAFETY RATING

After discussions up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers regarding the importance of the Ford Focus to UK buyers it has been decided to publish the following news from Ford in full. Enjoy: The all-new Ford Focus has been awarded the maximum five-star safety rating by independent crash test authority Euro NCAP – one… Read More News: ALL-NEW FORD FOCUS ACHIEVES MAXIMUM FIVE-STAR SAFETY RATING

News: MORGAN MOTOR COMPANY SET FOR A WEEKEND OF CELEBRATIONS AT THRILL ON THE HILL TO HONOUR 50 YEARS OF THE PLUS 8

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the iconic Morgan Plus 8, Morgan Motor Company have confirmed to #MotorMartinClassics that they will play host to the UK’s largest gathering of Morgan cars at their annual Thrill on the Hill event, on 11th and 12th August. Morgan owners and fans will come together across the two days… Read More News: MORGAN MOTOR COMPANY SET FOR A WEEKEND OF CELEBRATIONS AT THRILL ON THE HILL TO HONOUR 50 YEARS OF THE PLUS 8

News: ROLLS-ROYCE MOTOR CARS TO CELEBRATE A HOMECOMING WITH ARRIVAL OF CULLINAN IN MANCHESTER

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars have confirmed to MotorMartin that they will celebrate a return to their spiritual home in Manchester as they debut Cullinan, the Rolls-Royce of SUVs, just moments from the Midland Hotel in the city centre where The Hon. Charles Rolls and Sir Henry Royce first met in 1904 to establish Rolls-Royce. 114 years… Read More News: ROLLS-ROYCE MOTOR CARS TO CELEBRATE A HOMECOMING WITH ARRIVAL OF CULLINAN IN MANCHESTER

News: A HIGHLY INSTRUCTIVE WEEKEND

News has finally arrived on the #MotorMartinRacing regarding the recent fortunes of the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT where this weekend’s competitive action proved to be a big confidence booster for Craig Breen as he explored the limits on Rally Estonia’s ultra-fast stages before he heads for similar terrain in Finland at the end of… Read More News: A HIGHLY INSTRUCTIVE WEEKEND

News: FIRST DETAILS ANNOUNCED OF 2019 RM-Z250

Suzuki has shared the first details of its 2019 RM-Z250 with #MotorMartinMotorbikes recently with the new MX2 machine boasting a brand new chassis and heavily revised engine. Taking cues from the bigger RM-Z450 – which itself was new for 2018 – the 2019 RM-Z250 gets an all-new frame and swingarm, which further optimises rigidity and… Read More News: FIRST DETAILS ANNOUNCED OF 2019 RM-Z250

News: POLESTAR CHIEF TEST DRIVER BRINGS WEALTH OF EXPERTISE TO NEW ELECTRIC PERFORMANCE CARS

“The ingredients for creating the best driving dynamics in a car are the same, whether it has an electric drivetrain or an internal combustion engine,” shared Joakim Rydholm, Chief Test Driver at Polestar with MotorMartin recently. “An immediate damper response from the suspension, direct and predictable feedback from steering inputs and consistent, powerful brakes are… Read More News: POLESTAR CHIEF TEST DRIVER BRINGS WEALTH OF EXPERTISE TO NEW ELECTRIC PERFORMANCE CARS

News: MASERATI INTRODUCES 350HP PETROL ENGINE IN THE UK FOR LEVANTE AND QUATTROPORTE

Maserati GB have explained to MotorMartin that in addition to the launch of the MY19 range, the luxury Levante SUV will now benefit from the introduction of the 350hp V6 petrol engine to its line-up. The engine will also now be available to order on the Quattroporte flagship saloon and joins the 350hp already available… Read More News: MASERATI INTRODUCES 350HP PETROL ENGINE IN THE UK FOR LEVANTE AND QUATTROPORTE

News: TAKING SHAPE: HEIDFELD TO JOIN AUTOMOBILI PININFARINA AS HYPERCAR DESIGNS REVEALED

If there’s a debate that keeps rearing it’s head over on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers it’s whether or not the world needs another luxury hypercar. And you know What? The answer is almost always a resounding yes. The argument has taken many prisoners but there’s one such beauty waiting in the wings, ready… Read More News: TAKING SHAPE: HEIDFELD TO JOIN AUTOMOBILI PININFARINA AS HYPERCAR DESIGNS REVEALED

Kia Picanto ‘GT-Line’ 1.0: Shakermaker

And now we get to the Picanto ‘GT-Line’ 1.0, a car that Kia expect to inject some youthful vim and vigour to their venerable city Car. Styling wise the ‘GT-Line’ is extremely successful from any angle you choose to mention. The newly highlighted and chrome surround front grille offers an aggressive new slant, as do… Read More Kia Picanto ‘GT-Line’ 1.0: Shakermaker

News: LAND ROVER CELEBRATES 70 YEARS WITH LARGEST EVER PARADE OF VEHICLES ON GOODWOOD HILL

There was rather a collective sharp intake of breath from the #MotorMartinClassics desk just the other day when news arrived regarding some rather special Land Rovers, (aren’t they all?) In what should be of interest to the latent Land Rover owner in us all, a convoy of 70 rare and important Land Rovers stole the… Read More News: LAND ROVER CELEBRATES 70 YEARS WITH LARGEST EVER PARADE OF VEHICLES ON GOODWOOD HILL

News: JORGE LORENZO AND ANDREA DOVIZIOSO FINISH SIXTH AND SEVENTH IN THE GERMAN GRAND PRIX AT THE SACHSENRING

With recent races coming thick and fast there’s not been time to pause for breath on the #MotorMartinRacing desk at the moment. And now our friends at #Ducati have shared with us the following information from the latest MotoGP. Jorge Lorenzo came home in sixth place in the German Grand Prix, which was held today… Read More News: JORGE LORENZO AND ANDREA DOVIZIOSO FINISH SIXTH AND SEVENTH IN THE GERMAN GRAND PRIX AT THE SACHSENRING