September 3, 2014

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 […]

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 […]

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