April 24, 2014

It looks like Aston Martin could be getting AMG/Mercedes platforms too

Photo Lagonda SUV

The recent tie up between Aston Martin and AMG allows AML to use AMG engines and electronics, but it looks like it could extend to platforms too. We’d been expecting Aston Martin to get access to Mercedes platforms ever since the Lagonda SUV – based on the underpinnings of the Mercedes GL – arrived in […]

Aston Martin still aiming for a Lagonda SUV

Photo Lagonda SUV

Aston Martin boss, Dr Ulrich Bez, has stated the revival of the Lagonda brand is still very much on the cards and an SUV the preferred route. Aston Martin has never had the easiest of financial journeys, and that’s no different today than it ever was in the David Brown days. Only last week we reported […]

Aston Martin Vanquish Volante Neiman Marcus Edition. Christmas is on its way

Photo Aston Martin Vanquish Volante Neiman Marcus Edition

The Aston Martin Vanquish Volante is the 2013 Neiman Marcus Christmas car, with just 10 on offer at $344,500 each. It seems like Christmas should be a long way off, but not if you’re Nieman Marcus – the Harrods of North America – where Christmas has arrived with the launch of their annual Christmas catalogue. Regular […]

Aston Martin LOST £24.6 million in 2012

Photo new Aston Martin Vanquish

Aston Martin managed to lose £24.6 million in 2012 on sales of £461 million, an increase in losses over 2011 of more that 15 per cent. We reported just the other day that Aston Martin had axed the Cygnet after woeful sales, and it’s not just the Cygnet that hasn’t been selling well. In fact, […]

Official: Aston Martin Cygnet axed – fewer than 150 sold

Photo Aston Martin Cygnet Stirling Moss

Aston Martin has confirmed that the Cygnet supermini – based on the Toyota iQ – has been axed after fewer than 150 sales. Last month we reported that Aston Martin appeared to have axed their take on a supermini – the Aston Martin Cygnet – after just a couple of years. Now that news seems […]

Has Aston Martin axed the Cygnet?

Aston Martin Cygnet axed?

A report suggests that Aston Martin has axed the Cygnet – the city car based on the Toyota iQ – after just 2 years. There was a certain logic to the Aston Martin Cygnet. After all, makers of luxury and supercars do need to find a way to trim their average Co2 emissions across their […]

Aston Martin Vanquish Volante revealed at Pebble Beach

Photo Aston Martin Vanquish Volante Pebble

The drop-top version of Aston Martin’s new carbon fibre Vanquish – the Aston Martin Vanquish Volante – has had its world premiere at Pebble Beach. 2013 is a big year for Aston Martin – its 100th Anniversary – so Aston Martin at Pebble Beach this year is more than worth a look as Aston seeks to […]

Official: Aston Martin gets its hands on Mercedes AMG engines & Electronic Architecture

Photo Aston Martin AMG

Aston Martin and Mercedes’ AMG have signed a letter of intent that will b ring AMG’s engines and electronic architecture to the next generation of Aston Martins. Back in December we reported that Aston Martin had new investment from Investindustrial and wondered if that would mean – thanks to an existing relationship between Investindustrial and […]

Zagato celebrates Aston Martin Centenary with Zagato DBS & DB9 Spyder

Photo e DBS Coupé Zagato Centennial

Zagato are celebrating the 100 year anniversary of Aston Martin with two special models – the Aston Martin DB9 Spyder and DBS Coupe Centennial. Zagato and Aston Martin have a long history of working together to produce very special limited editions of AML cars, from the beautiful DB4 Zagato to the recent V12 Zagato. So it’s […]

Aston Martin Vanquish Volante public debut at Pebble Beach next month

Photo Aston Martin Vanquish Volante

As Aston Martin celebrates its centenary year, it will be giving two new models – the Vanquish Volante and V12 Vantage S – their public debut at Pebble Beach. Aston Martin is 100 years old this year so they’re pulling out all the stops for this year’s Pebble Beach, with the first public debut for […]

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