News: BMH STEPPING UP ITS SUPPORT FOR THE CLASSIC MINI IN THE CAR’S 60TH ANNIVERSARY YEAR

This has arrived straight from the desk of MotorMartinClassics and is straight from British Motor Heritage. Mini fans, start your engines: Already a major supporter of the classic Mini, British Motor Heritage (BMH) is increasing its related activities throughout 2019 … Continue reading News: BMH STEPPING UP ITS SUPPORT FOR THE CLASSIC MINI IN THE CAR’S 60TH ANNIVERSARY YEAR

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News: 100TH JAGUAR E-TYPE 3.8 ‘FLAT FLOOR’ COUPE GOING TO AUCTION

Friends of MotorMartin, Silverstone Auctions, have confirmed that a rather significant Jaguar E-Type 3.8 ‘Flat Floor’ coupé will be offered for auction at its May Sale on 19th May at Silverstone racing circuit. Best get saving then. Silverstone Auctions have confirmed to MotorMartin that this Jaguar E-Type is particularly special as it is believed to be the 100th E-Type fixed head coupé built due to its chassis number, #860100, and has been given an auction estimate of £80,000 to £100,000 by the auction house. Silverstone Auctions’ classic car specialist, Richard Greenhalgh shared with MotorMartin that, “The Jaguar E-Type is a … Continue reading News: 100TH JAGUAR E-TYPE 3.8 ‘FLAT FLOOR’ COUPE GOING TO AUCTION

News: E-TYPE FOUND IN PIECES TO BE GIVEN NEW LEASE OF LIFE

There are certain cars that even people that are not automotive fans have still heard of and the E-Type, for reasons of performance, style and reputation is surely the most famous. Indeed, the Jaguar is so desirable that prices are incredibly strong at the moment. With this in mind, news that one of the first 500 E-Types produced by Jaguar has been found in pieces in France and is to be brought back to life by world-class restorers Classic Motor Cars of Bridgnorth (CMC), is of particular interest. The following information regarding this special car has been shared with MotorMartin … Continue reading News: E-TYPE FOUND IN PIECES TO BE GIVEN NEW LEASE OF LIFE

News: RARE JAGUAR LIGHTWEIGHT E-TYPE IS STRATSTONE’S STAR OF THE SHOW

There are some cars that are just so beautiful to look at that the reality of driving, quite frankly, is neither here nor there, after all, when a car looks so good, does it really matter that it won’t brake or go round a bend? And there are others, like the simply gorgeous Jaguar shown above, that not only take your breath away but can hustle around a track or on the road as well. Looks, intelligence and brawn, a rare combination indeed. And now news has arrived over here at MotorMartin Towers that Stratstone will be celebrating the history … Continue reading News: RARE JAGUAR LIGHTWEIGHT E-TYPE IS STRATSTONE’S STAR OF THE SHOW

News: ORIGINAL MINI NAMED AS BEST BRITISH-BUILT CAR OF ALL TIME

There’s nothing those of us working on the new mezzanine level here at MotorMartin Towers love more than a long running debate over favourite cars and motorbikes and it would appear that we’re not alone with this as news has reached the Towers that Britain’s most influential car bosses have teamed up with Auto Express – the UK’s biggest selling weekly car magazine – to name the Best of British. Excellent news. Auto Express have shared with MotorMartin that following a rigorous voting process, the original Mini was named as the best British-built car of all time, seeing off competition … Continue reading News: ORIGINAL MINI NAMED AS BEST BRITISH-BUILT CAR OF ALL TIME

News: JAGUAR E-TYPE ABANDONED FOR 20 YEARS

It’s clear to MotorMartin that after following the classic car auction scene for the last couple of years that fans and non fans alike just can’t get enough of the iconic Jaguar E-Type. Any year, any engine specification, and body style or condition, the E-Type will always sell and often for a considerable sum of money.  When news arrived over on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers recently there was considerable excitement as it was revealed that friends of MotorMartin, Classic Car Auctions (CCA), will auction a 1962 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 Fixedhead Coupé barn find, one of the greatest … Continue reading News: JAGUAR E-TYPE ABANDONED FOR 20 YEARS

News: INCREDIBLY LOW MILEAGE JAGUAR AND PORSCHE HISTORICS LEAD HEXAGON’S LONDON CLASSIC CAR 

Classic cars and MotorMartin would appear to be spending a lot of time together recently as there’s just so much to report on at the moment. For fans of classic Jaguars and Porsches, you’ll be pleased to know that leading London classic car dealer Hexagon is appearing at The London Classic Car Show with a host of incredible classics, including possibly the lowest-mileage Jaguar E-Type Fixed Head Coupé and Porsche 911 SC Targa models in the world. Amazing and for anyone still unsure as to why the E-Type is still coveted by many should watch the excellent film below as … Continue reading News: INCREDIBLY LOW MILEAGE JAGUAR AND PORSCHE HISTORICS LEAD HEXAGON’S LONDON CLASSIC CAR