Welcome to Martian Motors


Established in 1985, Martian Motors is a family run business based in Herne, just outside Canterbury in Kent. We specialise in vehicle paintwork, crash repairs and welding, and with over 30 years experience in the trade, you can rest assured that you will receive a first class service from experienced professionals.

Whether you own a modern or classic car, we are able to undertake all aspects of work to bring your car back to the shape it was in when it originally left the factory. We are able to offer a complete service, all the way from fault diagnostics, to repairs, welding, small paint jobs, or even full resprays, so whatever your car needs, we are here to help. We are comfortable working on everything from Ford Fiestas to Ferraris. We are no strangers to classic cars such as MGs, Triumphs and Minis, and we have also worked on performance cars such as Audi R8s, Aston Martins and even a Dodge Nascar! So no matter what car you own, please feel free to get in touch with us on 01227 719629 and we will be happy to discuss your needs.

Meet our Team


Martian Motors is a family business which was established in 1985. Father and son team, Martin and Adam, are experts in their fields, with a wealth of experience in the trade. Their friendly and professional manner sets them aside as one of Kent's leading body shops, so if you're looking for first class work to be carried out on your vehicle, then you'll be in safe and competent hands with Martian Motors.


Martin Philpott

Martin is an experienced panel beater, paint sprayer, welder with over 30 years in the trade.


Adam Philpott

Adam is a qualified strip and fitter, panel beater, and experienced painter.

Get in touch

If you require paintwork, welding or repairs done to your car, please get in touch with Martian Motors today.
We look forward to hearing from you!

Tel: 01227 719629