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 talent of the Rolls-Royce Bespoke Collective. Just 55 motor cars exist, inspired by, and created for those who lead where others follow. Today, Rolls-Royce releases a short film, which can be watched by clicking here, exploring the finer details of the Collection. Rolls-Royce Motor Cars … Continue reading News: WRAITH LUMINARY FILM SHINES LIGHT ON CONTEMPORARY BESPOKE CRAFTSMANSHIP

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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 collections across southern Africa. The auction will be held at the Steyn City Golf Course complex, one of the most luxurious facilities of its type in South Africa, in a stunning location in the environs of one of the Cape’s leading cities, Johannesburg on the … Continue reading 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 Pikes Peak set a new record for electric cars with a time of 43.86 seconds – 3.48 seconds faster than the previous best. The Goodwood Hill Climb differed in a number of ways from the iconic Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, at which the sporty … Continue reading 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 City. An entrepreneur, philanthropist and renowned car collector known for his eclectic taste, Mr. Fux’s Senna features an extensive list of bespoke content specified through McLaren Special Operations (MSO). Perhaps most significant, according to McLaren, is the Full Visual Carbon Fibre Body, tinted in a … Continue reading 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 Anniversary edition of the annual Hagerty Festival of the Unexceptional Concours de l’Ordinaire. Classic vehicle insurance specialists Hagerty International have explained to MotorMartin that they created the first Festival of the Unexceptional (FOTU) five years ago to highlight the attrition rate of some of the … Continue reading 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. From iconic pre-1900 automobiles to limited edition sports and supercars of the 21st century, each of the Concours of Elegance cars has a remarkable story to tell. Here are just eight of the highlights: 1913 Renault Type DP Coupé Chauffeur This striking 95-year-old car is … Continue reading 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 or two. The Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery, already the UK’s biggest indoor classic vehicle exhibition, is now even bigger for 2018! Adding an extra hall, the show is inviting even more clubs to display at the event to create the World’s biggest … Continue reading 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 of the first vehicles to be awarded the highest rating under new, more stringent Euro NCAP testing protocols. Focus delivers sophisticated features designed to help prevent or mitigate the impact of an accident, including Ford’s Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian and Cyclist Detection – commended by … Continue reading News: ALL-NEW FORD FOCUS ACHIEVES MAXIMUM FIVE-STAR SAFETY RATING