News: THE FERRARI MUSEUMS SET A HISTORICAL RECORD, WITH MORE THAN 500,000 VISITORS

Anyone at a bit of a loose end and finding that they need to fill a day or two shouldn’t forget Ferrari, especially as the popularity of the Ferrari Museums continues to grow, hitting a record of more than 500,000 visitors from the start of the year to November, an increase of 12% compared to… Read More News: THE FERRARI MUSEUMS SET A HISTORICAL RECORD, WITH MORE THAN 500,000 VISITORS

News: VANTAGE GTE: THE BIRTH OF A CHAMPION

Aston Martin have shared with all us fans up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers that they have recently released a specially-commissioned film, documenting the birth of the Vantage GTE, Aston Martin Racing’s brand-new challenger. Following the Vantage GTE from initial concept to launch, the nine-minute film above shows what it takes to build… Read More News: VANTAGE GTE: THE BIRTH OF A CHAMPION

News: THE NEW ALFA ROMEO STELVIO QUADRIFOGLIO

The Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio, the first Quadrifoglio SUV, is set to become the new benchmark in the premium compact SUV segment according to the folks over at Alfa Romeo. With its awe-inspiring design, performance and technology, they say, the Stelvio Quadrifoglio is the “fastest SUV around the circuit,” having clocked the new record for… Read More News: THE NEW ALFA ROMEO STELVIO QUADRIFOGLIO

News: UK’S FIRST ‘USED’ BUGATTI CHIRON TO MAKE ITS OWNER A £1 MILLION PROFIT IN ONLY FOUR MONTHS

The thought ‘if only’ comes to mind when considering this article for the majority of us I’m afraid, but here goes anyway.  A savvy supercar owner is set to cash in with a cool £1 million profit when he sells his nearly new, 1,000-mile Bugatti Chiron – the first ‘used’ example to be offered in… Read More News: UK’S FIRST ‘USED’ BUGATTI CHIRON TO MAKE ITS OWNER A £1 MILLION PROFIT IN ONLY FOUR MONTHS

News: SEE ALL THE FRANKFURT MOTOR SHOW 2017 HEROES ACROSS H.R. OWEN NETWORK

Leading luxury dealer group H.R. Owen have let MotorMartin know that they are gearing up to welcome the stars of the Frankfurt Motor Show to their dealerships across the country and many of us car fans just can’t wait. H.R. Owen has explained before to MotorMartin that they deal with the world’s most sought-after premium… Read More News: SEE ALL THE FRANKFURT MOTOR SHOW 2017 HEROES ACROSS H.R. OWEN NETWORK

News: LAFERRARI APERTA SELLS FOR RECORD 8.3 MILLION EURO. PROCEEDS GO TO SAVE THE CHILDREN.

I think that it’s fair to say that pretty much all of the top floor of MotorMartin Towers was rather staggered when the latest news from Ferrari arrived recently confirming that the famous manufacturer of red sports cars had set yet another record. It really shouldn’t be too much of a surprise to learn that… Read More News: LAFERRARI APERTA SELLS FOR RECORD 8.3 MILLION EURO. PROCEEDS GO TO SAVE THE CHILDREN.

News: ITALIAN GEMS LINED UP FOR COYS SUMMER AUCTIONS

The top floor up here at MotorMartin Towers was awash with excitement recently when it was announced that a pre-production 575MM Ferrari worth £200,000 and a 1926 Bugatti Type 37 worth £600,000 will be going under the hammer at, friends of MotorMartin, Coys auctions at Fontwell House and Blenheim palace on June 29th and July… Read More News: ITALIAN GEMS LINED UP FOR COYS SUMMER AUCTIONS

News: ‘SUPERCAR SUNDAY’ AT BROOKLANDS MUSEUM, SUNDAY 16 JULY 2017

As regular readers will know, MotorMartin Towers is rather awash with sports car fans, especially of those sports cars that hail from the more recent past. There’s just something that raises the blood pressure when looking at a car as special as a Jaguar XJ220 in the flesh and is an experience that everyone should… Read More News: ‘SUPERCAR SUNDAY’ AT BROOKLANDS MUSEUM, SUNDAY 16 JULY 2017

News: SEEING RED: £120 MILLION WORTH OF FERRARIS TAKE CENTRE STAGE AT LONDON’S TOP CLASSIC SHOW

There can’t be many readers of MotorMartin out there that don’t enjoy the sight and sound of a classic Ferrari giving it the berries out on the roads of this green and pleasant land of ours. After all, there’s just something so gloriously right and proper about seeing these rare cars being enjoyed and giving… Read More News: SEEING RED: £120 MILLION WORTH OF FERRARIS TAKE CENTRE STAGE AT LONDON’S TOP CLASSIC SHOW

News: CONCOURS OF ELEGANCE 2016 CELEBRATES GLORIOUS FIRST DAY AT WINDSOR CASTLE

With cars seemingly becoming more similar with every passing year, with specs and technology almost interchangeable between manufacturers, is it really any wonder that the classic scene appears to be booming at present. With high end cars attracting a premium price as always and the sales taking place in some of the more high end… Read More News: CONCOURS OF ELEGANCE 2016 CELEBRATES GLORIOUS FIRST DAY AT WINDSOR CASTLE

News: MULTI-MILLION POUND SUPERCAR PADDOCK TO THRILL CROWDS AT MAJOR NEW EVENT

‘Real life’ motoring is not just a fancy tag for MotorMartin but a mission statement for the site. MotorMartin provides news and reviews that provide information other than track times and cars with stratospheric values. Yet every now and again, for us car fans, it’s nice to see what technological marvels are waiting to filter… Read More News: MULTI-MILLION POUND SUPERCAR PADDOCK TO THRILL CROWDS AT MAJOR NEW EVENT

News: ROTHMANS LIVERIED MG METRO 6R4 HEADLINING A STELLAR CATALOGUE FROM COYS AUTOSPORT 

Here at MotorMartin Towers, time can often be spent searching through Auction databases, building up a garage full of exotic, rare or just fantastically desirable cars from times past. Depending on the time of day and mood, the pride of place could be an 80s Fast Ford, a 90s BTTC racer or a more recent… Read More News: ROTHMANS LIVERIED MG METRO 6R4 HEADLINING A STELLAR CATALOGUE FROM COYS AUTOSPORT 

News: CELEBRITY CLASSICS STORM AHEAD AT CCA’S CHRISTMAS SALE

For those who’s memories have not yet been addled by days of Christmas cheer, you may recall an article on MotorMartin regarding the latest Classic Car Auction held back on the 5th December https://motormartin.wordpress.com/2015/12/01/news-103-classic-cars-for-auction-at-ccas-christmas-sale/ Well good news, for all those interested in this type of thing, we now have the prices that the vehicles went… Read More News: CELEBRITY CLASSICS STORM AHEAD AT CCA’S CHRISTMAS SALE

News: 103 CLASSIC CARS FOR AUCTION AT CCA’S CHRISTMAS SALE

For those of us still looking for the ideal last minute Christmas present, help is at hand. The excellent people down at Classic Car Auctions’ have shared with MotorMartin details of their final sale of the year, which takes place at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre just outside Leamington Spa, this Saturday 5th December where 103… Read More News: 103 CLASSIC CARS FOR AUCTION AT CCA’S CHRISTMAS SALE

News: 94 AMAZING CARS IN SILVERSTONE AUCTIONS’ CLASSIC MOTOR SHOW SALE

Before we get into the main news it’s important to give a little background about Silverstone Auctions. Formed in 2011, Silverstone Auctions is a world-class, specialist auction house for the sale of classic cars, modern supercars, all types of competition cars, modern and historic motorcycles as well as automotive memorabilia. The company holds the exclusive… Read More News: 94 AMAZING CARS IN SILVERSTONE AUCTIONS’ CLASSIC MOTOR SHOW SALE