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Aston Martin Rapide: The World’s Most Elegant Four-Door Sports Car

The Aston Martin Rapide has moved into the final stages of its development programme, on course for a public debut in late 2009, with the first customer cars due to be delivered in early 2010. First revealed as the Aston Martin Rapide Concept at the Detroit Auto Show in 2006, the Rapide is one of the most eagerly awaited cars of the year. As Aston Martin's first true four-door production sports car, the Rapide encapsulates the core values of t

Aston Martin and Bang & Olufsen announce DB9 sound system

Aston Martin and Bang & Olufsen are proud to introduce BeoSound DB9, a bespoke audio system developed and designed exclusively as an option for the Aston Martin DB9. BeoSound DB9 marks the next chapter in the acclaimed collaboration between the two brands, which began with the BeoSound DBS in 2008. BeoSound DB9

lagonda: revival of a luxury brand

Lagonda: Revival of a Luxury Brand

Aston Martin is proud to announce the return of Lagonda, one of the most iconic names in luxury car manufacturing. The intention is for Lagonda to enter the market place with a unique performance luxury product, a vehicle that combines exceptional ability with unsurpassed elegance, inside and out. Lagonda's return signals a major expansion of Aston Martin's product line, taking the company into new and emerging markets around the world. To demonstrate the Lagonda vision, the LAGONDA CONCEPT has

Aston Martin Reveals Spectacular One-77 Technical Showcase

Aston Martin will present a One-77 technical showcase at the Geneva Auto Salon on 3 March 2009. Chassis no.1 will be on display as an exposé throughout the show detailing the quintessence of Aston Martin engineering and design expertise. The One-77 is Aston Martin’s definitive sports car, one that epitomises ever

Race Retro’s Golden Anniversary Celebrations Take A Surprising Turn – With A 24ct Gold Car!

Race Retro’s celebration of three golden at anniversaries at this year’s show, held 13-15 March at Stoneleigh Park, Coventry, have taken a surprising turn as auction house H&H will have a 24 carat gold painted Aston Martin on offer. The 1995 Aston Martin DB7 was painted in 24 carat gold, platinum and palladium leaf as ordered by the Italian Prince Rupoli who owned the car. This extravagant paint job is rumoured to have cost around £15

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2009 Aston Martin V12 Vantage

Aston Martin will present the most potent production sports car in the marque’s 95-year history at the Geneva motor show on 3rd March. Based on the hugely successful V8 Vantage, the V12 Vantage will feature a 6.0-litre V12 engine producing 510 bhp (380 kW / 517 PS), and 570 Nm (420 lb ft) of torque with a top speed of 190 mph (305 km/h) and 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) time of 4.2 seconds. The latest incarnation of the Vantage family has been designed to provide a unique character, appealing to

New Performance Options Available for 4.3 litre V8 Vantage

Following the launch of the new Aston Martin 4.7 V8 Vantage this summer, owners of the original 4.3 litre V8 Vantage are now afforded the choice of a retrospective-fit power enhancement and the hugely popular Sports Pack option. Available immediately through the dealer network, customers will be able to upgrade thei

Alchemist launches ‘Premium Bond’ at mph with 24-carat supercar

There’s nothing standard issue about this unique Aston Martin DB7.  Even the world’s most famous secret agent couldn’t stay incognito in this 24-carat gold and platinum-leafed supercar from luxury customization company, Alchemist. The day after Quantum of Solace premieres in the capital, Alchemist will showcase its one-off Aston Martin at MPH The Prestige and Performance Motor Show featuring Top Gear Live at London’s Earls Court. A

Aston Martin Introduce Touchtronic Option to DBS

One year after making its first public appearance at the 2007 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, Aston Martin have confirmed details of a number of enhancements for the company’s flagship DBS, including the introduction of a ‘Touchtronic 2’ transmission. A series of additional features to provide customers with even greater personalisation capabilities are also introduced - including a new Bang & Olufsen audio system, the availability of 2+2 seating and a new lightweight wheel option. Touchtron

The Aston Martin project One-77

Aston Martin has released a second snapshot of the stunning new Project One-77, initially announced last month. Announced through a ‘teaser’ advertisement to emphasise its unique nature, Project One-77 is the ultimate expression of what Aston Martin stands for and will combine modern technology and design with craftsmanship and ultimate exclusivity to create the world’s most desirable automotive art form. Powered by a new Aston Martin 7.3 litre V12 engine, the Project One-77 will

HAMANN precious parts for ASTON MARTIN V8 Vantage and Vantage Roadster

Optimised aerodynamics in perfect quality ”Form follows function“ – in this spirit, HAMANN perfectly co-ordinates the individual components of the aerodynamics kit with each other. The result is an impressive styling with an optimised airflow over the car silhouette and an additional output for increased bend speed. The bow of the Aston Martin can be optionally equipped with a spoiler lip for the original front or enhanced with an entir

The Aston Martin One-77

Aston Martin has released a snapshot of the stunning new One-77; the ultimate creative interpretation of the renowned British marque. One-77 fuses advanced technology with stunning Aston Martin design to create possibly the world’s most desirable automotive art form. Based on a sophisticated carbon fibre chassis with a handcrafted aluminium body, this 7.0 litre V12 super car will deliver exhilarating performance for a strictly limited number of discerning customers.