Grip Tuning, Martin Technologies collaborate on performance vehicles

Sep 6, 2011

Grip Tuning, Rochester Hills, Mich.,through its parent company, Core-Tech, announced a partnership with Michigan-based engine builder and race car developer Harold Martin.  Martin is recognized for developing OEM-based cars focused around “extreme elegance.”

Grip Tuning and Martin unveiled their joint project, the Martin V1000, Aug. 20. The V1000 is based on the Cadillac CTSV coupe and features a specially designed Grip Tuning body kit. This one of a kind car is capable of 0-60 mph in 3.5 seconds and quarter-mile ETs of 10.9 seconds at 137 mph.

The Martin-designed body kit manufactured by Grip Tuning consists of two rear pieces, two rockers, a front chin spoiler and a rear decklid spoiler.

The Martin V1000 will be featured at Grip Tuning’s SEMA show booth, No. 13047.

The Grip Tuning CTS-V body kit developed as a prototype first for the MARTIN V1000, is also available as a stand-alone body kit developed from the company’s proprietary composite CoreGrip™ or carbon fiber. The kit can be installed in a couple of hours and is shipped ready for primer and paint.