News: FAST FORDS AT THE FOREFRONT OF THE SEPTEMBER SALE

If there’s a marque to get tongues wagging over at MotorMartin Towers then it would have to be the blue oval, particularly from around 1989 onwards. Indeed, the MotorMartin Cougar 2.5 V6 is thoroughly enjoying its new life thrashing around on the highways and byways of West Yorkshire. News then that an incredible selection of… Read More News: FAST FORDS AT THE FOREFRONT OF THE SEPTEMBER SALE

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: RARE ASTON MARTIN ONCE OWNED BY SIR ELTON JOHN CBE FOR AUCTION

It’s come to the attention of those hardy souls working on the #MotorMartinClassics desk that a rare Aston Martin formerly owned by one of the biggest music stars on the planet was being offered for sale at the Silverstone Auctions Race Retro Classic Car Sale on the 24th and 25th February. Sir Elton’s hand-built 1997… Read More News: RARE ASTON MARTIN ONCE OWNED BY SIR ELTON JOHN CBE FOR AUCTION

News: ROWAN RETURNS TO SILVERSTONE AUCTIONS WITH ‘DOUBLE ACT’

More auction news has come to light this week with #MotorMartinClassics discovering that a 1993 Mercedes-Benz 500E and a 1989 Lancia Thema owned by comedian and actor Rowan Atkinson are being offered for sale by Silverstone Auctions at its Race Retro Classic Car Sale on 24th and 25th February. Silverstone Auctions have already shared with… Read More News: ROWAN RETURNS TO SILVERSTONE AUCTIONS WITH ‘DOUBLE ACT’

News: SILVERSTONE AUCTIONS REVS UP FOR RACE RETRO 2018

Specialist auction house and friends of MotorMartin, Silverstone Auctions, have shared with the all new #MotorMartinClassics desk up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers, that they are inviting quality consignments for their first sale of the New Year, taking place at Race Retro on 23rd to 25th February 2018 at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire.… Read More News: SILVERSTONE AUCTIONS REVS UP FOR RACE RETRO 2018

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

News: ICONIC EIGHTIES FORD SIERRA COSWORTH RS500 IS A POTENTIAL RECORD BREAKER AT NEC CLASSIC CAR SHOW SALE

We love a classic car auction up here on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers, especially one that includes Fast Fords. So when news arrived of an almost perfectly original 1988 Ford Sierra Cosworth RS500 with just 6,000 miles on the clock, a car that is widely tipped to break auction records when it comes… Read More News: ICONIC EIGHTIES FORD SIERRA COSWORTH RS500 IS A POTENTIAL RECORD BREAKER AT NEC CLASSIC CAR SHOW SALE

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: LUXURY, CLASSIC MERCEDES-BENZ 300 TO STAR AT SALON PRIVÉ AUCTION

It’s recently come to MotorMartin’s attention that a right-hand drive 1954 Mercedes-Benz 300 Adenauer Cabriolet, once thought to have been the most expensive car in the world, is to be offered at auction at Silverstone Auctions’ Salon Privé Sale on 2nd September at Blenheim Palace. Outstanding. Friends of MotorMartin, Silverstone Auctions, have explained that an… Read More News: LUXURY, CLASSIC MERCEDES-BENZ 300 TO STAR AT SALON PRIVÉ AUCTION

News: LOW MILEAGE LOTS LINE-UP AT SILVERSTONE CLASSIC SALE

We love a classic car auction up here on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers, especially when those classics are a little newer than most and so the following news that for modern classic performance icons, with exceptionally low mileage, are set to thrill sports car enthusiasts when offered for sale by Silverstone Auctions at… Read More News: LOW MILEAGE LOTS LINE-UP AT SILVERSTONE CLASSIC SALE

News: CONCOURS WINNING, TIME-WARP 1984 MG METRO TURBO TO STAR AT AUCTION

Late last summer MotorMartin popped along to a favourite car auction on the outskirts of Leeds where one of the lots was a slightly down at heel Metro GTI and quite frankly, if the MotorMartin safe had been a little more generously filled, there may well be a slightly down at heel Metro GTI quietly… Read More News: CONCOURS WINNING, TIME-WARP 1984 MG METRO TURBO TO STAR AT AUCTION

News: SCOTLAND’S ‘MISSING’ E-TYPE DISCOVERED IN RURAL PARISH

Car keys, money, favourite book, CD, fountain pen, correct size spanner, spirit level, extension lead, tie, wallet, purse, sock, jacket, keys, magazine, trowel etc. These are all items that go missing at one time or another in everyone’s lives, rich or poor, it doesn’t appear to matter. What you don’t often read about or experience… Read More News: SCOTLAND’S ‘MISSING’ E-TYPE DISCOVERED IN RURAL PARISH

News: £3.2 MILLION WORTH OF CLASSICS SOLD AT SILVERSTONE’S MAY SALE

MotorMartin is rapidly becoming the go to site for classic auction news with both Coys of Kensington and Silverstone Auctions regularly featuring in the news posted here from MotorMartin Towers. A short time ago, MotorMartin spoke about the rarity of the 1998 Subaru Impreza 22B STi that was to be featured in Silverstone Auction’s 20th… Read More News: £3.2 MILLION WORTH OF CLASSICS SOLD AT SILVERSTONE’S MAY SALE

News: ASTON MARTIN EMERGES FROM 30 YEARS HIBERNATION IN ISLAND BARN

Searching around the garage here at MotorMartin Towers this morning, I was very disappointed to not discover an ageing, classic British GT car amongst the half used bags of compost and, rather bizarrely, a box of tiles that don’t appear to match any of those up in the Towers. Strange. When it became apparent that… Read More News: ASTON MARTIN EMERGES FROM 30 YEARS HIBERNATION IN ISLAND BARN

News: RARE IMPREZA SET TO BE A KNOCKOUT AT SILVERSTONE AUCTIONS’ MAY SALE

There’s just something about an early Subaru Impreza that gives it a timeless quality. The styling is just right, a mixture of aggression, simple lines, and that amazing rear wing and yet a family of four can easily fit with there luggage in a decent size boot. Clearly the Subaru is mightily fast but practical… Read More News: RARE IMPREZA SET TO BE A KNOCKOUT AT SILVERSTONE AUCTIONS’ MAY SALE

News: MERCEDES 300 SLR RECREATION HEADLINES CLASSIC RACE AARHUS AUCTION

Rather incredibly, a special recreation of the iconic Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR, made famous by Sir Stirling Moss and Denis Jenkinson’s victory in the Mille Miglia in 1955, will headline the Classic Race Aarhus Auction hosted by Silverstone Auctions and Lauritz.com in Denmark on 28th and 29th May. MotorMartin has been informed that just nine examples of the… Read More News: MERCEDES 300 SLR RECREATION HEADLINES CLASSIC RACE AARHUS AUCTION

News: LAND ROVERS STORM AHEAD AT SILVERSTONE AUCTIONS’ RESTORATION SHOW SALE

Sitting at the desk of MotorMartin Towers there is no better way to while away the hours than searching for that elusive bargain on any of the many motoring auction sites that live just a few clicks away on the internet. So, as you can imagine, the following news from Silverstone Auctions was greeted with… Read More News: LAND ROVERS STORM AHEAD AT SILVERSTONE AUCTIONS’ RESTORATION SHOW SALE