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Aston Martin DB9 production ends

The final nine examples of the Aston Martin DB9 have rolled off the company’s Gaydon assembly line in the UK, marking the end of the iconic model’s 13-year run...

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AM-RB 001 could be first of many mid-engine Aston Martin hypercars
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AM-RB 001 could be first of many mid-engine Aston Martin hypercars

The AM-RB 001 being developed by Aston Martin and Red Bull Racing will likely be the first in a series of mid-engine road-legal hypercars. Marek Reichman, Aston Martin's chief creative officer, told The Drive: "Everything we do in Special Projects is in part a foretelling of something to come. We never do something and then forget it...


CarAdvice Podcast episode 11: Open speed limits, pricey new NSX, Aston's new hypercar, Volvo S90/V90 driven, and much more
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CarAdvice Podcast episode 11: Open speed limits, pricey new NSX, Aston's new hypercar, Volvo S90/V90 driven, and much more

Welcome to episode 11 of the CarAdvice.com podcast! If you missed last week's episode, or you'd like to know more about the show, catch our earlier articles here. This week, Paul Maric and Mandy Turner are joined again by senior editor Mike Costello to discuss the latest CarAdvice news and reviews from across the automotive landscape and Australia's new-car market...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for July 8
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for July 8

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


AM-RB 001: Aston Martin and Red Bull reveal collaborative hypercar
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AM-RB 001: Aston Martin and Red Bull reveal collaborative hypercar

The AM-RB 001, named for its status as the first project in a new technical and design partnership between Aston Martin and the Red Bull Formula One team, has been unveiled in London tonight. Announced in March, the AM-RB 001 is the "groundbreaking hypercar" lovechild of champion race-car designer Adrian Newey and Aston Martin chief designer Marek Reichman...


2016 Goodwood Festival Of Speed report
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2016 Goodwood Festival Of Speed report

When it comes to a concentrated snapshot of mankind's four-wheeled achievements, the Goodwood Festival Of Speed takes some beating. If your blood runs high on octane, it should be at the sharp end of your personal bucket list. If you're not yet the gearhead, the FoS, as it nicknames itself, will almost certainly convert you...


2016 Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Coupe: production version revealed - UPDATE
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2016 Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Coupe: production version revealed - UPDATE

Update - A spokesperson from Aston Martin has confirmed that two or three Vanquish Zagato Coupes will be coming to the Australasia region, however they couldn't confirm how many are coming to Australia specifically. Keep a sharp eye out for one next year when deliveries commence...


2018 Aston Martin Vantage spied
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2018 Aston Martin Vantage spied

The next-generation Aston Martin Vantage has been spied on and around the Nurburgring Nordschleife. It's hard to get a good handle on the overall design direction for the new Vantage as the front and rear ends are covered by false body panels, but, if the DB11 is any guide, expect it to feature sharper body surfacing than today's car...


2016 Le Mans 24 Hour race report: The greatest motorsport show on Earth can also be the cruelest
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2016 Le Mans 24 Hour race report: The greatest motorsport show on Earth can also be the cruelest

To an outsider, the class formulas and regulations applied to the World Endurance Championship (WEC) can seem both baffling and impenetrable. It’s believed that Stephen Hawking once sat down with the rule book that governs the top-tier LMP1 class at Le Mans, only to shake his head in defeat and go back to something far more simple like quantum physics...


2017 Aston Martin DB11 makes its Australian debut
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2017 Aston Martin DB11 makes its Australian debut

The Aston Martin DB11 has made its debut in Australia, unveiled in Sydney yesterday. Pricing has also been announced, with the DB11 priced from $428,032 before on-road costs. Deliveries to Australian buyers will start around October. Australia and New Zealand regional manager Kevin Wall said the DB11 is essentially carrying the weight of the future of the Aston Martin brand on its shoulders...


Aston Martin DBZ trademark could hint at new Zagato special
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Aston Martin DBZ trademark could hint at new Zagato special

British automaker Aston Martin has recently applied to trademark the ‘DBZ’ name in Europe, hinting at a new collaborative special model. Aston's trademark application first appeared in the European Union's Intellectual Property Office's public database this month, with the name intended for “passenger cars; racing cars; car bodies”...


2016 Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato concept unveiled
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2016 Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato concept unveiled

The Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato concept will be unveiled at the 2016 Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este, which will be held on the shores of Lake Como this weekend. Zagato has thoroughly reimagined the Vanquish, with this concept featuring all-new exterior panels fashioned from carbonfibre...


2017 Aston Martin Vantage GT8 unveiled
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2017 Aston Martin Vantage GT8 unveiled

The just revealed Aston Martin Vantage GT8 is claimed to be the lightest and meanest V8 Vantage model yet. Under the bonnet the company's 4.7-litre V8 has been retuned to deliver 328kW of power, which is 8kW more than the V8 Vantage GT. Torque output is unchanged at 490Nm...


Art and cars: Aston Martin V8 Vantage GTE racers get bespoke badging
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Art and cars: Aston Martin V8 Vantage GTE racers get bespoke badging

Aston Martin has revealed a selection of bespoke badges for the V8 Vantage GTEs entered in the upcoming World Endurance Championship. A different badge will adorn the three vehicles for each round of the premier endurance series. Beginning at the upcoming six-hour held at Silverstone, the GTEs will carry a Union Jac-inspired badge before receiving different designs to commemorate the following eight rounds, including the marquee event, the 24 Hours of Le Mans...


Aston Martin-styled AM37 luxury powerboat collaboration unveiled in Milan
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Aston Martin-styled AM37 luxury powerboat collaboration unveiled in Milan

Aston Martin, together with Dutch boat builders Quintessence Yachts, has showcased a new AM37 powerboat during this week's Milan Design Week. Churning out 775kW from two V8 engines, the 37-foot (12.3 metre) AM37 can reach speeds of up to 52 knots. However, customers who are after a more tame seafaring machine can opt for the lower-powered AM37, its two 276kW engines offering a top speed of 44 knots...


2010-2016 Aston Martin DBS and Vanquish models recalled for battery cable issue
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2010-2016 Aston Martin DBS and Vanquish models recalled for battery cable issue

Aston Martin has issued a recall for a number of vehicles in its DBS and Vanquish lines, over fears a battery cable may be damaged by the seat runners. The recall affects examples of the DBS and Vanquish built between 16 September 2010 and 17 February 2016...


2016 Aston Martin Vantage GT8 spied testing at the Nurburgring
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2016 Aston Martin Vantage GT8 spied testing at the Nurburgring

The upcoming 2016 Aston Martin Vantage GT8 has been spotted running laps of the Nurburgring, with the manufacturer making no effort to mask the performance car ahead of its expected unveiling later this month. The new track-ready car is based on the V8 Vantage, but in terms of looks and performance, it can be expected that the GT8 will share very little with its road-focussed ‘little’ brother...


Aston Martin Vulcan: Southern Hemisphere's first delivery hits New Zealand
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Aston Martin Vulcan: Southern Hemisphere's first delivery hits New Zealand

The first Aston Martin Vulcan to be delivered in the southern hemisphere has taken residence at New Zealand’s Highlands Motorsport Park. One of only 24 Vulcans sold worldwide, the track-only hypercar is the only one of its kind south of the equator. Aston says it is the highest-value production car to be sold in New Zealand, at a cool $4...


Aston Martin V12 Vantage S gains manual option, but not for Australia - UPDATE
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Aston Martin V12 Vantage S gains manual option, but not for Australia - UPDATE

UPDATE: Australia has, for now, been ruled out for this new manual option. See full update at bottom of article.  Aston Martin has announced that customers in the market for its 2017 V12 Vantage S will now have the chance to order the performance hero with a manual gearbox...


New Aston Martin Vantage to borrow from Vulcan and DB10 design
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New Aston Martin Vantage to borrow from Vulcan and DB10 design

The next-generation Aston Martin Vantage will borrow design elements from the Vulcan and the James Bond limited-edition DB10 car, says the British brand’s chief designer. Speaking to CarAdvice at Aston Martin’s Gaydon factory in the UK this week, Marek Reichman admitted that topping the current Vantage will not be easy but the brand has taken the best of what made the current car popular and styled it in a different context...