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

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News: FORD FOCUS RS BOWS OUT WITH JUST 50 EXAMPLES OF HERITAGE EDITION FOR UK MARKET

Important news Fast Ford fans as Ford UK have announced to MotorMartin a limited run of 50 Heritage Edition Focus RS models, exclusive to the UK market, before production stops altogether on 6th April 2018. Following the announcement of the “RS Red Edition” in December, just 50 RS Heritage Edition models will be produced in a unique “Tief Orange” (“Deep Orange”) body colour, marking 50 years of the Escort nameplate in the UK and commemorating the most iconic model of its line, the RS. In addition, Ford say, to the Deep Orange exterior colour, the Heritage Edition features grey brake … Continue reading News: FORD FOCUS RS BOWS OUT WITH JUST 50 EXAMPLES OF HERITAGE EDITION FOR UK MARKET

News: SIERRA RS500 NAMED THE ‘ULTIMATE COSWORTH’ ON ITS 30TH ANNIVERSARY

Over the last couple of years there have been many Ford based conversations over at MotorMartin Towers focusing on the merits of the various Escorts, Sierras, Fiestas and such like with the general consensus being that they are sadly missed out on the highways and byways of this green and pleasant land of ours. Indeed, the conversations usually end with a quick check on EBay and a trawl through the classifieds to see if any of these iconic Fords are within reach. And then recently news arrived up on the top floor of the Towers that one of the most … Continue reading News: SIERRA RS500 NAMED THE ‘ULTIMATE COSWORTH’ ON ITS 30TH ANNIVERSARY

News: FORDS AS FAR AS THE EYE COULD SEE…

There were plenty of Fords and lots of awards at the weekend, as the Classic Ford Show – backed by headline sponsors EBC Brakes and Lancaster Insurance – continued to go from strength-to-strength. Now in its 13th year, the famous Santa Pod Raceway was filled with classic Fords of all ages and models, with over 10,000 classic Ford fans making the pilgrimage to worship some of the Blue Oval’s all-time classics, with thanks to event sponsors Burton Power, Goodridge, Sytec, Valet Pro, Lancaster Insurance and EBC Brakes. It’s been explained to MotorMartin that among the 1,200-plus cars on display were … Continue reading News: FORDS AS FAR AS THE EYE COULD SEE…

News: FANTASTIC FORDS HEAD TO BEAULIEU FOR SIMPLY RALLY – SUNDAY APRIL 30TH

MotorMartin’s love of all things Ford, especially those Ford’s that could now be described as ‘classic’, is well known to regular readers and so news regarding the new 2017 show season has been eagerly anticipated for quite some time.  And here it is, if you can ignore the sound of celebrations emanating from MotorMartin Towers that is, the news. Whether you love Anglias and Cortinas, lust after Capris and Pumas, or have a thing for Focuses and Mondeos, a show of more than 1,500 vehicles is expected for Beaulieu’s Simply Ford on Sunday April 30th, an event that was extremely … Continue reading News: FANTASTIC FORDS HEAD TO BEAULIEU FOR SIMPLY RALLY – SUNDAY APRIL 30TH

News: FORD IN FOCUS AT BARONS

MotorMartin and Ford go back a long way, a white 2.0 Laser Capri was owned and loved, followed by a 1.6i Ghi Orion, twin grill mounted spotlights of course. Story’s from Ford are always greeted with a sense of excitement, especially the increased information being released regarding the all new Ford GT at the moment. Rather than looking toward Ford’s future, MotorMartin is pleased to be able to look back into their past as the famous blue oval will be seen everywhere in Barons’ Sandown Park saleroom on April 30th, as Barons stages a dedicated Ford auction as part of … Continue reading News: FORD IN FOCUS AT BARONS