News: A MINI ITALIAN BIRTHDAY AT CCA’S PRACTICAL CLASSICS AND RESTORATION SHOW SALE

Friends of MotorMartin, the Classic Car Auction (CCA) have shared information with #MotorMartinClassics regarding their latest sale on the 23rd and 24th March at the Practical Classics Restoration Show. And that’s not all as the sale is set to feature … Continue reading News: A MINI ITALIAN BIRTHDAY AT CCA’S PRACTICAL CLASSICS AND RESTORATION SHOW SALE

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News: 125 OF THE UK’S FINEST CLASSIC CARS LINE UP FOR AUCTION AT THE LANCASTER INSURANCE CLASSIC MOTOR SHOW

Right then people, heads up as some quite superb celebrity cars from the world of show business, extraordinary low mileage fast Fords and a rare Lamborghini Diablo supercar are all part of an incredible line-up of 125 classic cars coming up for auction with friends of MotorMartin, Silverstone Auctions, at the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show on 11th – 12th November. Silverstone Auctions have shared with MotorMartin that Eric Morecambe’s famous Jensen Interceptor will undoubtedly be the headline act during the two day sale. This is the car in which he had his first heart attack in 1968 and was rescued … Continue reading News: 125 OF THE UK’S FINEST CLASSIC CARS LINE UP FOR AUCTION AT THE LANCASTER INSURANCE CLASSIC MOTOR SHOW

News: WHEELER DEALERS MIKE AND ANT BRIDGE THE MOTORING GAP WITH CARS 100 YEARS APART IN AGE AND TECHNOLOGY

We’re all big fans of Mike Brewer here at MotorMartin Towers having watched his shows for quite some years way back to Deals on Wheels back in the day. There’s a lot of interest therefore in how the new team of Mike and Ant will work when Wheeler Dealers returns to our screen in the new year.  News then that the stars of Wheeler Dealers will show two cars that are 100 years apart in age and technology at the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery was certainly well received. TV stalwart Mike Brewer will be bringing his recently … Continue reading News: WHEELER DEALERS MIKE AND ANT BRIDGE THE MOTORING GAP WITH CARS 100 YEARS APART IN AGE AND TECHNOLOGY

News: VANDEN PLAS PROTOTYPE GETS FIRST OUTING AT THE NEC

As regular readers will know there are a fair few classic car fans up here on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers with a surprising number of staff also supporting those marques served poorly by history (and reliability!) The following news, shared by the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, was very well received then as one such badge is surely now deserved of recognition? The name of Vanden Plas is one of the oldest in motoring history and the Owners’ Club is delighted to be showcasing five of its key models at the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery … Continue reading News: VANDEN PLAS PROTOTYPE GETS FIRST OUTING AT THE NEC

News: VAUXHALL REVEALS TWO-YEAR ‘LABOUR OF LOVE’ AT NEC

There’s just something with classic cars and motorbikes that stirs the soul in a way that more modern vehicles just fail to do, despite their technological superiority. Maybe it’s that desire to recreate a time or experience from our youth that is the driving factor, that pull of nostalgia, those sepia tinted roads of the past, mixed with endless journeys upon traffic free ribbons of tarmac during those endless summer days and nights  What’s pleasing to MotorMartin is that the maunufatcturers are now getting more and more involved with this wave of nostalgia sweeping through motoring fans around the globe, … Continue reading News: VAUXHALL REVEALS TWO-YEAR ‘LABOUR OF LOVE’ AT NEC