News: BIG WEEKEND OF SALES AND FIERCE BIDDING AT CCA AUCTION

There’s nothing we like better up here on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers than a classic car auction and our friends at CCA auctions are one of the best in the business. It was of great interest therefore to … Continue reading News: BIG WEEKEND OF SALES AND FIERCE BIDDING AT CCA AUCTION

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News: A MINI ITALIAN BIRTHDAY AT CCA’S PRACTICAL CLASSICS AND RESTORATION SHOW SALE

Friends of MotorMartin, the Classic Car Auction (CCA) have shared information with #MotorMartinClassics regarding their latest sale on the 23rd and 24th March at the Practical Classics Restoration Show. And that’s not all as the sale is set to feature … Continue reading News: A MINI ITALIAN BIRTHDAY AT CCA’S PRACTICAL CLASSICS AND RESTORATION SHOW SALE

News: STUNNING RESULTS SHOW STRONG DEMAND FOR ‘EVERYMAN’ CLASSICS

Friends of #MotorMartinClassics, Classic Car Auctions (CCA), have held their biggest sale of the year recently at the Practical Classics Classic Car & Restoration Show where 130 out of 161 cars classics on offer were sold, resulting in an impressive 81% sales rate. Not a bad result. The total value of the cars sold reached a very impressive £2.1 million over the two-day sale at the NEC in Birmingham on 24th and 25th March. It’s been explained to MotorMartin that while there was frenetic bidding for many cars, notable lots included the highest price paid at the auction for a … Continue reading News: STUNNING RESULTS SHOW STRONG DEMAND FOR ‘EVERYMAN’ CLASSICS

News: COS YOU’RE WORTH IT – FAST FORD HEAVEN AT CCA SALE

The #MotorMartinClassics desk has been all of a fluster recently with the news that the next Classic Car Auctions (CCA) sale at the NEC will see twenty-one Fast Fords, ranging from Escorts to Capris to Fiestas to Sierras, go under the hammer. Highlights at the CCA Practical Classics Classic Car & Restoration Show Sale include a pair of highly collectible and exemplary 1987 Sierra RS Cosworths. A completely original 3-door example reading just 26,000 miles and a freshly restored ‘Concours condition’ are among the finest examples ever consigned by the auction house, estimated at £45,000 to £50,000 and £45,000 to … Continue reading News: COS YOU’RE WORTH IT – FAST FORD HEAVEN AT CCA SALE

News: STRONG DEMAND FOR ‘80S CLASSICS AT CCA DECEMBER SALE

Friends of MotorMartin, Classic Car Auctions (CCA), have successfully closed the curtains on a record-breaking year by hammering away a fantastic 80 per cent of the cars on offer at its December Sale this weekend, for a premium inclusive total of £1.8 million. The strong results, Classic Car Auctions say, bring to a conclusion the best year yet for the auction house. Indeed, in 2017 CCA successfully found homes for more than £6.1 million worth of ‘everyman’ classics. Classic Car Auctions have confirmed to MotorMartin that whilst demand was strong across all vehicle marques at the December Sale, it was … Continue reading News: STRONG DEMAND FOR ‘80S CLASSICS AT CCA DECEMBER SALE

News: 160 CLASSIC CARS FOR AUCTION AT CCA’S FESTIVE DECEMBER SALE

Warwickshire-based auction house and friends of MotorMartin, Classic Car Auctions (CCA), will present 160 classic cars spanning 72 years of motoring history at its festive December Sale at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre on Saturday 2nd December. Bidders, Classic Car Auctions say, will be spoilt for choice with the huge variety of quality ‘everyman’ classics on offer, including 17 BMWs, 14 Fords, 12 Mercedes-Benz, 11 Jaguars, eight Volkswagens, seven Triumphs and even a Porsche tractor. Among the highlight lots in the auction, two modern classics with motorsport heritage are expected to draw bidders from far and wide. The homologation specials that … Continue reading News: 160 CLASSIC CARS FOR AUCTION AT CCA’S FESTIVE DECEMBER SALE

News: RARE, RALLY-BRED OPEL MANTA 400 FOR AUCTION AT CCA

A rare, rally-bred 1984 Opel Manta 400 in show standard condition will be offered for sale at Classic Car Auctions’ (CCA) December Sale taking place at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre on 2nd December. It’s been explained to MotorMartin by friends of the Towers, Classic Car Auctions’, that this particular car was built as one of only 245 examples made to homologate the model for Group B rallying and imported into the UK by Tony Fall, Opel Motorsport Team Manager at the time. After World Rally Championship success with Walter Rohrl in the earlier Ascona 400 model, Fall had hoped to … Continue reading News: RARE, RALLY-BRED OPEL MANTA 400 FOR AUCTION AT CCA

News: FAST FORDS TO FIRE-UP BIDDERS AT CCA SEPTEMBER SALE

News has just arrived up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers that friends of MotorMartin, Classic Car Auctions (CCA), will be offering a fantastic selection of rare and highly collectible fast Fords at its upcoming September Sale taking place at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre on 23rd September. Excellent! Representing the best of Brentwood’s superb eighties output, beloved of Essex wide-boys, yuppies, city slickers and MotorMartin of course, these Fords led the charge of Thatcher’s upwardly mobile youth. Now collectible cars, these icons are in high demand, as much for recalling memories of a bygone era as for their still impressive performance … Continue reading News: FAST FORDS TO FIRE-UP BIDDERS AT CCA SEPTEMBER SALE

News: CLASSIC FORD FIESTA HEADS ‘NO RESERVE’ LINE-UP AT CCA’S SEPTEMBER SALE

Another day spent surfing the information superhighway for the first classic car to join the MotorMartin fleet was recently interrupted by friends of MotorMartin, Classic Car Auctions (CCA) sharing information about their latest sale. It turns out that CCA is offering first time classic car buyers the opportunity to purchase an entry-level 1979 Ford Fiesta 1300S at its September Sale at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre on Saturday 23rd September. Classic Car Auctions have explained to MotorMartin that with a tiny mileage of 5,693 miles and 11 years spent in storage, the classic Fiesta will be offered at the auction with … Continue reading News: CLASSIC FORD FIESTA HEADS ‘NO RESERVE’ LINE-UP AT CCA’S SEPTEMBER SALE

News: MG ZR WITH JUST 759 MILES ON THE CLOCK FOR AUCTION WITH CCA

It’s no real surprise to those of us working up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers that the MG ZR is now being sold in a classic car auction after all, the MG ZR was one of Britain’s most popular sporting hatchbacks throughout its production life and in 2004, it was MG Rover’s best selling car.  And now, quite incredibly, a 2005 MG ZR with just 759 miles on the clock is heading to auction at Classic Car Auctions’ (CCA) September Sale at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre on 23rd September. Friends of MotorMartin, Classic Car Auctions, have explained that … Continue reading News: MG ZR WITH JUST 759 MILES ON THE CLOCK FOR AUCTION WITH CCA