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2015 Aston Martin V12 Vantage S

A little more than two years ago, I called the 2011 Aston Martin V12 Vantage “an intoxicating machine masterfully engineered to gratify every emotion in a car enthusiast’s soul.” It wasn’t difficult to understand why, as the aluminum two-seater was … Continue reading

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2014 Aston Martin Vanquish

Squirrelling Away In Motown With British Royalty As far as unexpected encounters with wild animals go, squirrels don’t normally rate. The furry little nut-smugglers are omnipresent fixtures in my neck of the woods – literally – so a chance meeting … Continue reading

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2014 Aston Martin Vanquish

A Carbon-Fiber Successor To The Flagship DBS A terrible wave of sadness engulfed me from the driver’s seat of the Aston Martin as its speedometer needle crept towards 130 miles per hour. My anguish only grew as the upcoming corner … Continue reading

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2013 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Roadster

A Proper Argument for Ignoring the Performance Specifications Sheet Handcrafted in Gaydon, England, the Aston Martin V8 Vantage Roadster is a convertible variant of the fixed-roof V8 Vantage Coupe. The soft-top made its world debut on the heels of its … Continue reading

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Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster coming to Geneva

It’s amazing what a company like Aston Martin can do with what essentially amounts to two product families. Discounting the Toyota-built Cygnet and the exclusive One-77, the company’s entire line-up is based around either the Vantage or the DB9. While … Continue reading

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HBH reveals final design for mid-engined Aston Martin Bulldog GT

    Aston Martins often prove capable of tangling with the likes of Ferraris and Lamborghinis. But one thing that sets them apart is that, while their Italian counterparts often place their engines amidship, Astons are always front-engined. Right? Well, … Continue reading

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First Look: 2012 Aston Martin DBS Carbon Edition

AUTO SHOWS:  Previously, you could order an Aston Martin DBS Carbon Black Edition in any color you desired, so long as it was Carbon Black. For 2012, however, that’s no longer the case: the new DBS Carbon Edition is essentially … Continue reading

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First Look: 2012 Aston Martin V12 Zagato

AUTO SHOWS:  From the September, 2011 issue of Automobile MagazineAston Martin’s sexy V12 Zagato has already wowed crowds at auto shows around the globe and endured the infamous Nuerburgring for 24 hours straight, but now it’s ready to tackle a … Continue reading

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Aston Martin to offer 150 examples of the V12 Zagato at £330,000 apiece

Aston Martin V12 Zagato Few collaborations have set the presses and Intertubes alight quite like the Aston Martin V12 Zagato. Rekindling a five-decade-old partnership, the British purveyor of luxury GTs and the Italian design house unveiled their latest collaboration on … Continue reading

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Aston Martin Experience iPhone App

Aston Actually Makes An App For Drivers Aston Martin Experience App Automaker apps are a dime-a-dozen. But unless you’re shopping for a new car or a hyper-obsessive brand devotee, they’re about as entertaining as a trip to the service department. … Continue reading

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Aston Martin cutting Rapide production amidst slow sales

2010 Aston Martin Rapide If you read the reports of Aston Martin shifting production of its Rapide from its Magna Steyr contract facility in Austria to its own plant in England, and wondered how the company could absorb another assembly … Continue reading

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Danish firm HRH planning mid-engined Aston Martin supercar

HRH Aston Martin V12 Zagato, it turns out, isn’t the only coachbuilder working on a supercar based on an Aston Martin: a Danish outfit called HBH is reportedly planning to build model based on the V12 Vantage as well, but … Continue reading

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Aston Martin Rapide S undergoing testing on the ‘Ring

Aston Martin Rapide S spy shots Word on the street is that Aston Martin is developing a faster, more powerful version of its Rapide four-door, a rumor fueled by new spy shots snapped on Germany‘s infamous Nürburgring. The camouflaged prototype … Continue reading

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Aston Martin V12 Zagato heads from Villa d’Este to the race track

Aston Martin V12 Zagato Some concepts debut at an auto show and are never heard from again. Some make the rounds of minor local car shows. A small number make it into production. But it’s full speed ahead for the … Continue reading

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Anderson Germany Aston Martin DBS Superior Black

You may wonder why would anyone want to change anything in an Aston Martin DBS, it is very nearly a perfect car. You have a point, but you can always play with colors, that’s what Anderson Germany been doing. Given … Continue reading

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