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: 59 AMAZING PORSCHES UP FOR AUCTION AT UK’S ONLY PORSCHE SALE

MotorMartin has been informed recently of the following exciting news, especially of interest for those of you with a healthy fascination with that most Germanic of supercar, the Porsche 911, as Porsche fans descended on the iconic Silverstone Circuit on Saturday, 21st October to bid on 59 of the finest Porsches up for auction at… Read More News: 59 AMAZING PORSCHES UP FOR AUCTION AT UK’S ONLY PORSCHE SALE

News: SUPER RARE PORSCHE IS EARLY ENTRY IN SILVERSTONE AUCTIONS’ PORSCHE SALE

As regular readers will already know, those of us based up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers are big fans of a car auction and classic car auctions even more so. With that in mind it really was no surprise that when Silverstone Auctions came calling with news of their latest sale cars there… Read More News: SUPER RARE PORSCHE IS EARLY ENTRY IN SILVERSTONE AUCTIONS’ PORSCHE SALE

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

News: MYCARCHECK.COM MARKET GUIDE: JULY 2017

It’s always interesting to see what Mycarcheck.com’s valuation experts come up with as they reveal significant trends in the UK used vehicle market before choosing a car and bike of the month and July is certainly no different. Infact, there’s often a palpable crackle of excitement around the newsdesk up on th top floor when the… Read More News: MYCARCHECK.COM MARKET GUIDE: JULY 2017

News: CITY CONCOURS CELEBRATES THE WORLD OF ‘MODERN BESPOKE’ CARS

Now if there’s one thing that gets MotorMartin Towers rocking it is the impending news of a classic car auction, beautiful cars, stunning styling and perhaps something purer than vehicles today. It was extremely pleasing therefore when the news feed up on the top floor began highlighting the following news.  The all-new City Concours, kicking… Read More News: CITY CONCOURS CELEBRATES THE WORLD OF ‘MODERN BESPOKE’ CARS

News: LEICHTBAU TO PACK A PUNCH AT AUCTION

Friends of MotorMartin, Silverstone Auctions have shared news with us up here in the Towers that they have consigned a rare, limited edition 1993 Porsche 911 Turbo S Leichtbau to their upcoming May Sale, taking place on 13th May at Silverstone circuit. The highly collectible car is, according to its Porsche Certificate of Authenticity, chassis… Read More News: LEICHTBAU TO PACK A PUNCH AT AUCTION

News: CHRISTMAS COMES EARLY FOR 911 COLLECTORS AS ONE OF 227 PORSCHE 993 RS CLUBSPORTS ARRIVES AT HEXAGON

As we all know by now, there’s one sort of news that is guaranteed to get the top floor of MotorMartin Towers jumping, that of a rare classic for sale, especially when the classic involved is a Porsche. And it’s very exciting to be able to announce that Christmas has come early at leading London… Read More News: CHRISTMAS COMES EARLY FOR 911 COLLECTORS AS ONE OF 227 PORSCHE 993 RS CLUBSPORTS ARRIVES AT HEXAGON

News: INCREDIBLY RARE PORSCHE 964 TURBO ‘FLATNOSE’ GOES ON SALE AT HEXAGON

If there was a competition to name the most recognisable car in the World, how high would the timeless Porsche 911 chart? With Porsche launching the Type 901 at the IAA International Automotive Show in September 1963 and updating it regularly over the last 50 years or so. The classic 911 silhouette has largely remained… Read More News: INCREDIBLY RARE PORSCHE 964 TURBO ‘FLATNOSE’ GOES ON SALE AT HEXAGON

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

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: 924 GT RACE CAR DRIVEN IN 1980 LE MANS 24 HOURS BY TONY DRON AND ANDY ROUSE

Fantastic news for fans of Porsche, classic race cars from the 80s and Le Mans as Porsche’s 1980 Le Mans racer has been reunited with its British driver line-up at Silverstone prior to beginning its restoration by Porsche Classic Centre Partners. Thirty-five years since it last turned a wheel in anger, a significant Porsche race… Read More News: 924 GT RACE CAR DRIVEN IN 1980 LE MANS 24 HOURS BY TONY DRON AND ANDY ROUSE