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

News: RANGE ROVER VELAR NAMED MOST BEAUTIFUL CAR IN THE WORLD

Rather unsurprisingly, the Range Rover Velar has been judged the most beautifully designed vehicle on the planet, winning the World Car Design of the Year title at the 2018 World Car Awards. Bringing glamour, modernity and elegance to the Range Rover family, Velar offers a unique combination of design excellence and engineering integrity. Prof. Dr… Read More News: RANGE ROVER VELAR NAMED MOST BEAUTIFUL CAR IN THE WORLD

News: RANGE ROVER VELAR AND JAGUAR E-TYPE ZERO WIN AT GQ CAR AWARDS 2018

In further good news for the ever popular Jaguar Land Rover, it’s been shared with MotorMartin that they have won two trophies at the GQ Car of the Year Awards. The luxurious and capable new Range Rover Velar won the ‘Climb Every Mountain in Luxury Award’, while Jaguar’s zero-emissions E-type Zero was named as ‘Best… Read More News: RANGE ROVER VELAR AND JAGUAR E-TYPE ZERO WIN AT GQ CAR AWARDS 2018

News: THE LISTER MOTOR COMPANY RECEIVES £3.1 MILLION WORTH OF ORDERS WITHIN 24 HOURS OF ANNOUNCING ITS 200 MPH+ THUNDER

Following The Lister Motor Company’s recent announcement of the fastest, most powerful and luxurious car it has ever built in 65-years – the 666 bhp Thunder supercar – the legendary Cambridge-based marque has been inundated with interest, with a rather incredible £3.1million-worth of orders for the model received within the first 24 hours of model’s… Read More News: THE LISTER MOTOR COMPANY RECEIVES £3.1 MILLION WORTH OF ORDERS WITHIN 24 HOURS OF ANNOUNCING ITS 200 MPH+ THUNDER

News: FAST-CHARGING ICE COOL I-PACE

Exciting news of the future has arrived at MotorMartin Towers recently as it’s been explained that Jaguar’s all-electric I-PACE will deliver both rapid charging and rapid performance when it goes on sale on 1 March. Capable of charging in 45 minutes* and with sports car performance and SUV practicality, the I-PACE, Jaguar say, will be… Read More News: FAST-CHARGING ICE COOL I-PACE

News: THE LISTER MOTOR COMPANY MAKES THUNDER WITH THE LAUNCH OF ITS NEW 200+ MPH SUPERCAR

British specialist sports car maker – The Lister Motor Company – has shared the fastest, most powerful and luxurious car it has ever built in the legendary Cambridgeshire marque’s 65-year history, with the launch of the Lister Thunder. The Thunder was exclusively revealed at the Historic Motorsport International, staged at London’s ExCeL, from 15th-18th of… Read More News: THE LISTER MOTOR COMPANY MAKES THUNDER WITH THE LAUNCH OF ITS NEW 200+ MPH SUPERCAR

News: JAGUAR I-PACE VOTED MOST ANTICIPATED NEW CAR OF 2018

Causing considerable interest already, the Jaguar I-PACE all-electric performance SUV has won the What Car? 2018 Reader Award, securing it the title of the most anticipated new car of 2018. What Car? have shared with MotorMartin that their readers chose Jaguar’s first all-electric model from a shortlist of 12 cars due to go on sale… Read More News: JAGUAR I-PACE VOTED MOST ANTICIPATED NEW CAR OF 2018

News: ELECTRIC ROAD TRIP: JAGUAR I-PACE COMPLETES FINAL TESTING IN LOS ANGELES AHEAD OF 2018 REVEAL

One year on from showing the I-PACE Concept at the LA Auto Show, Jaguar have confirmed to MotorMartin that they are back in town with a production prototype for final range and durability tests ahead of its official global reveal in 2018. Blimey. Thousands of potential customers have pressed the ‘I want one’ button on www.jaguar.com to place a deposit or register a… Read More News: ELECTRIC ROAD TRIP: JAGUAR I-PACE COMPLETES FINAL TESTING IN LOS ANGELES AHEAD OF 2018 REVEAL

News: GKN STEPS ONTO THE FORMULA E GRID AT HONG KONG SEASON OPENER

It’s been shared with #MotorMartinRacing recently that GKN’s multi-year partnership with Panasonic Jaguar Racing has, at last, made its competitive debut last weekend (2 – 3 December), when the 2017-18 FIA Formula E championship began on the streets of Hong Kong. A drama-packed double-header saw the team perform strongly and consistently throughout. Nelson Piquet Jnr… Read More News: GKN STEPS ONTO THE FORMULA E GRID AT HONG KONG SEASON OPENER

News: JAGUAR XE SV PROJECT 8 IS WORLD’S FASTEST SALOON CAR, WITH RECORD NÜRBURGRING NORDSCHLEIFE LAP

Jaguar have let it be known to MotorMartin recently that their SVO-developed XE SV Project 8 is now the world’s fastest four-door car, following a production-intent prototype’s record lap of the Nürburgring Nordschleife. The incredible time of 7min 21.23sec, Jaguar say, is nearly 11 seconds quicker than the previous fastest sedan around the legendary 12.9-mile… Read More News: JAGUAR XE SV PROJECT 8 IS WORLD’S FASTEST SALOON CAR, WITH RECORD NÜRBURGRING NORDSCHLEIFE LAP

News: JAGUAR E-PACE NAMED TOP GEAR MAGAZINE CROSSOVER OF THE YEAR

So here we go with today’s award news and it’s come to the attention of MotorMartin that the all new Jaguar E-PACE has been awarded BBC Top Gear Magazine’s 2017 ‘Crossover of the Year’ in one of motoring’s toughest categories. The Crossover sector, Top Gear say, is the fastest growing and toughest sales market in… Read More News: JAGUAR E-PACE NAMED TOP GEAR MAGAZINE CROSSOVER OF THE YEAR

News: AUDI DRIVER DI GRASSI ABOUT THE NEW FORMULA E SEASON: “NUMBER ONE IS TREMENDOUS MOTIVATION”

For the first time, MotorMartin is intending to be following and reporting on the new season of Formula E, a series that is most definitely on the up with new manufacturers, tracks and drivers all getting involved as the season draws ever closer and one who’s season starts this upcoming weekend from Hong Kong. Exciting… Read More News: AUDI DRIVER DI GRASSI ABOUT THE NEW FORMULA E SEASON: “NUMBER ONE IS TREMENDOUS MOTIVATION”

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

News: JAGUAR CLASSIC XKSS CONTINUATION CROWNED CAR OF THE YEAR AT 2017 OCTANE AWARDS

Jaguar Land Rover Classic have shared with MotorMartin recently that they have enjoyed a double victory at the 2017 Octane Awards, held in London this week. The ‘Legends Continued’ Jaguar XKSS continuation was crowned 2017 Car of the Year and Jaguar Land Rover Classic also received the Manufacturer Heritage Collection of the Year accolade. It’s… Read More News: JAGUAR CLASSIC XKSS CONTINUATION CROWNED CAR OF THE YEAR AT 2017 OCTANE AWARDS

News: JAGUAR CHARGES UP I-PACE WITH ALL-ELECTRIC RACE SERIES

With a groundswell of support for alternative fuel and EVs and the ever increasing popularity of Formula E the following news caused quite a stir up here on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers recently when Jaguar explained that after becoming the first premium manufacturer to enter Formula E in 2016, they have created the… Read More News: JAGUAR CHARGES UP I-PACE WITH ALL-ELECTRIC RACE SERIES

What Can You Buy For £500? Five Get Over Excited

In the first article in this series, What Can You Buy For £200? Chase The Ace, I looked at some of the do’s and dont’s when it comes to shopping in the basket below the bargain basement for your next car, questions to ask and things to look out for. The complete guide if you… Read More What Can You Buy For £500? Five Get Over Excited

News: RESTORED ONE-OFF XK120 BY PININFARINA UNVEILED AT PEBBLE BEACH

As an ex Jaguar owner myself the rest of the team up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers are thoroughly fed up now of hearing about the silky power, beautiful ride quality and superb looks that the MotorMartin S-Type had to offer, a car that can be read about by clicking here. So when… Read More News: RESTORED ONE-OFF XK120 BY PININFARINA UNVEILED AT PEBBLE BEACH

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

News: GRANDAD’S JAG COMES HOME

There’s just something about owning a Jaguar that gets under your skin, especially once your own big cat has found its way into another owner’s garage. The desire to purchase another just doesn’t go away and is so strong that MotorMartin knows that one day, another Jaguar will grace the car park here at MotorMartin… Read More News: GRANDAD’S JAG COMES HOME