November 23, 2014

Lagonda Taraf unveiled in Dubai – & it could come to the UK

Photo Lagonda Taraf

The Lagonda Taraf has been unveiled by Aston Martin in Dubai as the Aston super saloon for the Middle East. But it could come to the UK. Back in July, Aston Martin revealed a new Lagonda super saloon was being built by Aston Martin Q exclusively for the Middle East, and Aston Martin flew the new […]

Aston Martin DB9 & Vantage CAN continue to be sold in the US

Photo Aston Martin V12 Vantage S Roadster

Aston Martin has been given a safety exemption for the DB9 and Vantage models in the US which will allow them to continue to be sold until new models arrive. Back in August we reported that the Aston Martin DB9 and Vantage models were likely to be withdrawn from sale in the US after new […]

Aston Martin Vanquish Carbon Edition – costs £200,000

Photo Aston Martin Vanquish Carbon Edition in Carbon White

The Aston Martin Vanquish Carbon Edition has been revealed as a coupe or convertible – in Carbon white or Carbon Black – and costing £199,995. It’s only a month since the 2015 Aston Martin Vanquish (and Vanquish Volante) were revealed with a series of updates that manage to turn the Vanquish in to a much […]

Aston Martin make Nissan’s Andy Palmer their new CEO

Photo Andy Palmer ASton Martin

Nissan Chief Planning Officer Andy Palmer has been appointed as the new CEO of Aston Martin Lagonda, tasked with making Aston Martin properly viable. Aston Martin has effectively been without a boss since Ulrich Bez stepped down from the role last year, but that changes with the announcement that Andrew Palmer – until now, Chief Planning Officer of […]

Aston Martin flies the new Lagonda to Muscat with Oman Air

Photo Aston Martin flies the new Lagonda to Muscat with Oman Air

The new Aston Martin Lagonda ‘Super Saloon’ – a limited run of cars aimed at the Middle East market – has been flown to Muscat to begin testing. Back in July, Aston Martin confirmed the revival of Lagonda with a short run of a Lagonda Super Saloon to be sold exclusively in the Middle East. […]

Aston Martin US dealers could lose DB9 & Vantage – which could see many shutting up shop

Photo Aston Martin V12 Vantage S Roadster

New side impact crash regulations – due to take effect in the US in September – could mean Aston Martin are no longer able to sell the DB9 and Vantage in the US. The rules and regulations car makers have to conform to are both enormous and onerous, and different markets have different regulations. And […]

Q by Aston Martin at Pebble Beach 2014

Photos Q by Aston Martin Vanquish Volante at Pebble Beach 2014

Q by Aston Martin – Aston’s personalisation service – will display four cars at Pebble Beach 2014 – a Vanquish, Vanquish Volante, DB9 Volante and V12 Vantage S. Q by Aston Martin is Aston Martin’s customisation programme for their cars, offering bespoke titivation to make cars even more individual than they already are. And a chunk […]

2015 Aston Martin Vanquish, Vanquish Volante & Rapide S updated with new 8-speed ZF gearbox

Photo 2015 Aston Martin Vanquish

The Aston Martin Vanquish, Vanquish Volante and Rapide S have been updated for 2015 with new ZF 8-speed gearbox, improved performance and economy. It really is astonishing how Aston Martin keep managing to upgrade their cars despite a platform and engine that are more than a decade old. But they do, and the tweaks for […]

Aston Martin V12 Vantage S Roadster Pebble Beach debut alongside DP-100 Vision Gran Turismo

Photo Aston Martin V12 Vantage S Roadster

The new Aston Martin V12 Vantage S Roadster will get its world debut at Pebble Beach this month alongside the Aston Martin DP-100 Vision Gran Turismo. With Pebble Beach looming this month we’ll be getting plenty of high-end debuts and expensive four-wheeled works of art art to drool over. We’ve already had the news that Jaguar Land […]

Aston Martin revives Lagonda with a ‘Super Saloon’

Photo Lagonda 'Super Saloon'

Aston Martin has revived the Lagonda badge and attached it to a new ‘Super Saloon’ which is being built in limited numbers for the Middle East market. Aston Martin has been threatening to revive the Lagonda badge for a new range of cars for a long time – the most public of which was the […]

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