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James Martin's car collection. #730352
16/01/22 06:21 PM
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If you like him, Jody Kidd and wonderful cars you might enjoy this.

The first 11 minutes is cars the rest chatting which I skipped.



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o3hjoQnxe44


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Re: James Martin's car collection. [Re: +8Rich] #730395
17/01/22 01:31 PM
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Interesting collection. That Ferrari must be worth ££££.

Re: James Martin's car collection. [Re: +8Rich] #730415
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Did anyone here what i heard the Pagoda is a Bentley !!

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Re: James Martin's car collection. [Re: Dean-Royal] #730418
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Originally Posted by Dean-Royal
Did anyone here what i heard the Pagoda is a Bentley !!

Yes - she put the poor boy off his stroke...he got carried away pratting about with his meat fridge which she was unimpressed with grin2 She owns and runs a hostelry for goodness sake doh

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Re: James Martin's car collection. [Re: +8Rich] #730445
17/01/22 11:09 PM
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Next he will be deep frying mars bars.......

Originally Posted by +8Rich
Originally Posted by Dean-Royal
Did anyone here what i heard the Pagoda is a Bentley !!

Yes - she put the poor boy off his stroke...he got carried away pratting about with his meat fridge which she was unimpressed with grin2 She owns and runs a hostelry for goodness sake doh

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Re: James Martin's car collection. [Re: Dean-Royal] #730502
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Originally Posted by Dean-Royal
Did anyone here what i heard the Pagoda is a Bentley !!


I think the Merc is actually an R107 (Panzerwagon).


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Re: James Martin's car collection. [Re: +8Rich] #730559
19/01/22 07:56 AM
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A couple of years ago a taxi-driver neighbour of mine described that collection to me, he had taken a passenger to the house and James Martin had given him a tour of the garages. Nice to see them for myself, thanks for posting.


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Re: James Martin's car collection. [Re: +8Rich] #730603
19/01/22 05:58 PM
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Great collection & thanks for posting Richard

I wonder if he's still got the Maserati he spent bucket loads of money on and then fell out with it 'cos it broke down ?


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Re: James Martin's car collection. [Re: CooperMan] #730618
19/01/22 10:07 PM
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Originally Posted by CooperMan
Great collection & thanks for posting Richard

I wonder if he's still got the Maserati he spent bucket loads of money on and then fell out with it 'cos it broke down ?


He did an amazing Diva performance at that event.


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Re: James Martin's car collection. [Re: +8Rich] #730630
20/01/22 07:48 AM
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I was lucky enough a few years ago to be shown around his collection by James Martin and then had dinner in his kitchen with a group of people.

He is a guy who genuinely loves cars and was good fun to be with- the collection you see in the garage at the house is only part of it- the others are in a secret barn. His biggest complaint was that he was so busy he didn’t really get time to drive and enjoy them enough.

Thanks for reminding me of a very enjoyable visit.

The food was pretty good too!


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