July 24, 2014

Aston Martin V12 Vantage S Roadster arrives with 565bhp – the quickest Aston Roadster ever

Photo new Aston Martin V12 Vantage S Roadster

The open topped version of Aston Martin’s most powerful V12 Vantage has arrived as the Aston Martin V12 Vantage S Roadster. The Aston Martin V12 Vantage S – revealed in 2013 – has lost its roof and turned in to the quickest open-top car Aston Martin has ever produced. The Aston Martin V12 Vantage S Roadster gets the […]

Aston Martin DP-100 Vision Gran Turismo Concept revealed – Goodwood debut today

Photo Aston Martin DP-100 Vision Gran Turismo Concept

The Aston Martin DP-100 Vision Gran Turismo Concept – a virtual car for Gran Turismo 6 – is revealed ahead of a real world debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. As design technology has evolved, it’s become properly practical for car makers to indulge their design flair in cars that will only ever really exist […]

Is this Aston Martin DB 2/4 the ‘original’ James Bond Aston Martin?

Photo 1954 Aston Martin DB 2/4 James Bond

A  1954 Aston Martin DB 2/4, which is claimed to be the inspiration for the Aston Martin James Bond drove in the Goldfinger novel, is heading for action at Coys. Lovers of James Bond films will be totally familiar with the iconic Aston Martin DB5 Bond drove in a number of films, and in particular the […]

The ‘Persuaders’ Aston Martin DBS fetches £533,500 at Bonhams auction

Photo Aston Martin DBS Persuaders sold

The 1970 Aston Martin DBS driver by Roger Moore in the 1970s TV Series The Persuaders has sold at Bonhams Aston Martin works sale for £533,500. As we reported back in March, the Aston Martin DBS driven by Roger Moore in the 1970s TV Series The Persuaders – where Moore played Lord Brett Sinclair and Tony […]

Aston Martin to continue with V12 engine as well as new Mercedes AMG V8

Photo Aston Martin Vanquish

The tie-up between Aston Martin and Mercedes AMG for engines and electronic architecture won’t see the end of AM’s V12 engine. Aston Martin has certainly been looking to the future with renewed optimism over the last year as a series of deals gave them a lifeline to remain competitive in an increasingly corporate car world. […]

Aston Martin sales UP in 2013 – new platform being developed

Photo Aston Martin DB9

Aston Martin saw sales rise in 2013 to around 4,200 cars – a rise of 11 per cent – and Aston Martin are embarking on the biggest investment programme in their history. Aston Martin has revealed its results for 2013 – its centenary year – which show the coolest car brand on the planet managed […]

Aston Martin in talks with Mercedes to build SUV

Photo Lagonda SUV

It’s reported by Bloomberg that Aston Martin are in serious talks with Mercedes to produce a new Lagonda SUV built on the platform of the next generation Mercedes ML. The Aston Martin tie-up with Daimler’s AMG to produce new engines for Aston Martin was always likely to be just the tip of the iceberg of […]

Roger Moore’s Aston Martin DBS from The Persuaders up for sale at Bonhams (+video)

Photo Lord Brett Sinclair's Aston Martin DBS V8 from The Persuaders

The Aston Martin DBS – ‘BS 1′ – used by Roger Moore as Lord Brett Sinclair in the 1970s TV show The Persuaders – is up for auction in May 2014 at Bonhams Aston Martin Works sale. For those of a certain age, the 1970s TV show The Persuaders evokes fond memories of Roger Moore […]

Aston Martin V8 Vantage N430 & DB9 Carbon Black & Carbon White Editions: Geneva 2014

Photo new Aston Martin V8 Vantage N430

Aston Martin are taking limited edition versions of existing cars to the Geneva Motor Show – the Aston Martin V8 Vantage N430 & DB9 Carbon Black & Carbon White Editions. It’s tough having motor shows to attend and nothing new to offer, so car makers tend to deliver a ‘Special Edition’ of an existing model to […]

Corvette Stingray vs Jaguar F-Type V8 S vs Aston Martin V12 Vantage S on Goodwood Hillclimb (video)

Photo Corvette Stingray on the Goodwood hillclimb

Video of the new Corvette Stingray taking on the Jaguar F-Type V8 S and the Aston Martin V12 Vantage S on a damp and slippery Goodwood Hillclimb. Can America really make a muscle car that Europeans love? It’s certainly starting to look like it with the 2014 Corvette Stingray. Many glowing reports about the Stingray’s […]

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