September 2, 2014

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

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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 […]

Aston Martin recall the majority of cars built since 2007

Photo Aston Martin Virage

Aston Martin is having to recall three quarters of all the cars they’ve built since 2007 – a total of 17,590 – due to a faulty plastic moulding. A recall by Aston Martin of 17,590 cars might not seem a big deal when you’ve seen recalls from the likes of Toyota running in to the […]

Aston Martin won’t be proclaiming ‘Powered by AMG’ on its Mercedes-engined cars

Photo Aston Martin AMG

The tie-up between Aston Martin and Mercedes AMG won’t mean Aston Martins carrying ‘Powered by AMG’ badges to proclaim their source. It was a long time coming, but Aston Martin finally found a way to replace their ageing engines by doing a deal with Mercedes AMG to use their very impressive powerplants. And it seems […]

Aston Martin DB Junior Convertible is a fully functioning, petrol-powered toy Aston (video)

Photos Aston martin DB Junior Convertible

Nicholas Mee & Co – Aston Martin Heritage dealers – are offering a fully functioning, petrol powered Aston Martin DB Convertible for children. If you’re an Aston Martin fan and you have children there’s now the perfect way to get them on-side with your love of Astons- buy them the Aston Martin DB Junior Convertible […]

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