News: LONDON CONCOURS TO DISPLAY THE GREAT AUTOMOTIVE ICONS

We love the classic scene at MotorMartin, enjoying looking at, rather than driving our own classic Ford Cougar at present so news that The London Concours, presented by Montres Breguet, will be hosting a special display of ‘The Icons’ presented … Continue reading News: LONDON CONCOURS TO DISPLAY THE GREAT AUTOMOTIVE ICONS

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News: SENSATIONAL SUPERCAR WEEKEND FOR BEAULIEU

Wow. The passion for Supercars in this country shows no signs of slowing down and, let’s be honest here, we at MotorMartin are more than happy with that. News then that more than 950 supercars made Beaulieu Supercar Weekend the biggest and best yet was greeted with much interest up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers especially when it became clear that around 14,900 show-goers had enjoyed the celebration of performance motoring in the grounds of the National Motor Museum. With the chance to get up-close to some of the greatest and most exclusive cars ever at the A-Plan … Continue reading News: SENSATIONAL SUPERCAR WEEKEND FOR BEAULIEU

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: CLASSIC CAR MARKET REMAINS RESILIENT DESPITE THE UNCERTAINTY OF THE LAST 24 MONTHS

Friends of MotorMartin, International Car Auctioneers Coys, predict that 2018 will see new participants in the classic car market and that the outlook is optimistic. Chris Routledge, CEO at the auction house shared with the new #MotorMartinClassics desk recently that: “As we enter 2018 and some of the uncertainties of the last 24 months have begun to settle down and seek direction, the historic motor car market has remained stable and resilient due to its global attraction.” “Now more established than ever as a lifestyle choice for investors and collectors worldwide and out-performing virtually all other known investments over the … Continue reading News: CLASSIC CAR MARKET REMAINS RESILIENT DESPITE THE UNCERTAINTY OF THE LAST 24 MONTHS

News: THE FERRARI F2004 – MICHAEL SCHUMACHER’S LAST TITLE-WINNING CAR – CONFIRMED FOR AUTOSPORT INTERNATIONAL

Here’s one for all you motorsport fans out there, direct from the #MotorMartinRacing desk is the following news: The Ferrari F2004 – one of the most dominant cars in Formula One history – is set to take pride of place on the main Ferrari feature at Europe’s biggest pre-season motorsport show, Autosport International. Winning 15 F1 races throughout the 2004 season, the F2004 claimed a record-breaking seventh World Championship for Michael Schumacher with teammate Rubens Barrichello finishing the year in second place. The legendary driver also won a single-season record of 13 races, breaking his own record of 11, as … Continue reading News: THE FERRARI F2004 – MICHAEL SCHUMACHER’S LAST TITLE-WINNING CAR – CONFIRMED FOR AUTOSPORT INTERNATIONAL

News: TOP 5 GREATEST EVER V8 FERRARIS REVEALED

After much discussion up here on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers a decision has been made as to the most impressive Ferrari V8 and coincidentally, so have thousands of other prancing horse devotees who have overwhelmingly declared the Ferrari 458 Italia to be the greatest ever V8 from Maranello. Pitched against everything from the tax-break 208 to the current 488GTB, the 458 mopped up a landslide 42% of the vote, more than twice the support for its nearest rival. It’s been explained to MotorMartin that the poll was conducted on behalf of Enzo, the new quarterly magazine dedicated exclusively … Continue reading News: TOP 5 GREATEST EVER V8 FERRARIS REVEALED

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 the same period last year. As such, the previous record of more than 478,000 tickets set at the end of 2016 has been beaten, well before the end of the year. It’s been explained to MotorMartin that the Museo Enzo Ferrari in Modena in particular … Continue reading 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 a new race car alongside a new road car, launching both earlier this week in London. Aston Martin President & CEO, Dr Andy Palmer explained the following to MotorMartin: “We decided to replace the current Vantage road car and – since it’s really necessary to … Continue reading 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 its class on the iconic Nürburgring: 7 minutes 51.7 seconds. Alfa Romeo have shared the following information with MotorMartin regarding this superb new SUV and it deserves to be shared in full. What a car. 510hp 2.9-litre V6 Bi-Turbo petrol engine The Stelvio Quadrifoglio is … Continue reading News: THE NEW ALFA ROMEO STELVIO QUADRIFOGLIO