News: FASTER THAN FORMULA 1: NEW RECORD FOR THE VOLKSWAGEN ID.R IN GOODWOOD

This is game-changing news. It’s been confirmed to MotorMartin that the first electric race car to beat Formula 1: The Volkswagen ID.R, has once again made motorsport history by setting a new all-time record at the ‘Goodwood Festival of Speed’. Volkswagen have confirmed that Romain Dumas completed the 1.86-kilometre track in the south of England… Read More News: FASTER THAN FORMULA 1: NEW RECORD FOR THE VOLKSWAGEN ID.R IN GOODWOOD

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News: VOLKSWAGEN CALIFORNIA 30 YEARS SPECIAL EDITION

As those heady endless days of summer disappear and we head inexorably into the darkness of late autumn, thoughts inevitably turn towards the summer to come and the undertaking of adventures as yet unknown. Historically, of course, camper vans were the living embodiment of the journeyman spirit, a way for the free thinkers amongst us… Read More News: VOLKSWAGEN CALIFORNIA 30 YEARS SPECIAL EDITION

News: RECORD 17 RACE-WINNERS CONFIRMED IN CAPACITY BTCC LINE-UP

The following news item landed on the #MotorMartinRacing desk just the other day and has been reproduced below in full for the benefit of MotorMartin’s readership. Enjoy: Series organiser, TOCA, has announced a capacity 32-car entry for the 2018 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship at its annual Season Launch event at Donington Park yesterday… Read More News: RECORD 17 RACE-WINNERS CONFIRMED IN CAPACITY BTCC LINE-UP

News: THE LATEST MEMBER OF THE I.D. FAMILY: THE I.D. R FOR PIKES PEAK

Volkswagen’s latest motorsport project has been named: I.D. R Pikes Peak is the title of the all-electric prototype racing car, with which Volkswagen will compete in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on 24th June 2018 in Colorado, USA. The four-wheel drive sports car, Volkswagen say, combines its ambassadorial role for the future, electric I.D.… Read More News: THE LATEST MEMBER OF THE I.D. FAMILY: THE I.D. R FOR PIKES PEAK

News: READERS VOTE FOR THEIR FAVOURITE HOT HATCH OF ALL TIME AHEAD OF AUTOCAR AWARDS 2018

Autocar have let it be known to MotorMartin that they have called upon their readers to vote for their favourite hot hatch of all time ahead of the Autocar Awards, due to take place on the evening of 15 May at Silverstone. The Readers’ Champion award, Autocar say, gives their readers a voice in one… Read More News: READERS VOTE FOR THEIR FAVOURITE HOT HATCH OF ALL TIME AHEAD OF AUTOCAR AWARDS 2018

News: VOLKSWAGEN AT THE BREMEN CLASSIC MOTORSHOW: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, CORRADO!

The Bremen Classic Motorshow traditionally marks the beginning of the new classic car season and this year was certainly no different with Volkswagen attending the small but impressive classic car show in the northern German city in its own right for the first time. It’s centrepiece was a sports coupé celebrating its 30th birthday this… Read More News: VOLKSWAGEN AT THE BREMEN CLASSIC MOTORSHOW: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, CORRADO!

News: AGAIN IN A CLASS OF THEIR OWN IN 2017: VOLKSWAGEN’S SUCCESSFUL MODELS GOLF, TIGUAN AND TOURAN FROM WOLFSBURG

The following news from Volkswagen has been shared with MotorMartin recently and is published below in full: The success story of the Volkswagen Golf, Tiguan and Touran has entered the next round. With almost a million deliveries to customers over the past 12 months, the Golf, with its different body variants, continues to be the… Read More News: AGAIN IN A CLASS OF THEIR OWN IN 2017: VOLKSWAGEN’S SUCCESSFUL MODELS GOLF, TIGUAN AND TOURAN FROM WOLFSBURG

News: VOLKSWAGEN up! GTI IS NAMED BBC TOPGEAR MAGAZINE’S ‘POCKET ROCKET OF THE YEAR’

Volkswagen have explained to MotorMartin recently that even before its official UK debut, set for early 2018, the forthcoming up! GTI is already a winner – scooping the charismatic title of ‘Pocket Rocket of the Year’ from BBC TopGear Magazine. Describing the soon-to-be-launched smallest member of the GTI family, the BBC TopGear Magazine experts shared… Read More News: VOLKSWAGEN up! GTI IS NAMED BBC TOPGEAR MAGAZINE’S ‘POCKET ROCKET OF THE YEAR’

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