Aston Martin won't go downmarket to chase sales volume - report
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Aston Martin won't go downmarket to chase sales volume - report

Aston Martin is resisting the urge to venture downmarket in the search for more sales, according to an overseas report. When AutoGuide asked president of Aston Martin's American operations, Julian Jenkins, if the company had plans to produce lower priced models, he responded, "No, not at this stage"...


Aston Martin shareholder Investindustrial promises cash for brand's future plans - report
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Aston Martin shareholder Investindustrial promises cash for brand's future plans - report

Aston Martin shareholder Investindustrial says it will provide the resources required to facilitate the company’s growth push that could as much as double its global sales. Investindustrial chairman Andrea Bonomi told Bloomberg his company was committed to the biggest investment plan in the British luxury sports car maker’s history...


Aston Martin DB10 and Jaguar C-X75 available to buy...from Scalextric
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Aston Martin DB10 and Jaguar C-X75 available to buy...from Scalextric

To coincide with upcoming release of the new James Bond film, Spectre, perennial slot car maker Scalextric has announced an official licenced set. Gone are the days of generic coloured sports cars on track though, the Spectre set includes detailed versions of the not-for-sale Aston Martin DB10 and stillborn Jaguar C-X75 supercar...


Aston Martin V12 Vantage S Roadster : Review
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Aston Martin V12 Vantage S Roadster : Review

We test Aston's flagship V12 Vantage S Roadster in the California canyons for an epic roof-down experience.

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Aston Martin V12 Vantage S Roadster review : Palm Springs, USA
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Aston Martin V12 Vantage S Roadster review : Palm Springs, USA

The Aston Martin V12 Vantage S Roadster has to be one of the most gorgeous drop tops in the world. It’s truly amazing that they’ve managed to shoehorn a 5.9-litre V12 into such a small car, there’s literally no room to spare under the bonnet. It’s pumps out 421 kilowatts and 620Nm to the rear wheels...


2015 Aston Martin New Cars
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2015 Aston Martin New Cars

Details of the new and updated Aston Martin models launching in Australia in 2015.   Aston Martin V12 Vantage S Roadster – Q1 The quickest series production roadster in Aston Martin’s history – the V12 Vantage S Roadster – will reach Australia early in 2015. The V12 Vantage S Roadster shares its 421kW/620Nm naturally aspirated 6...


No, Mr Bond. I expect you to walk!: Thieves steal Range Rovers destined for next James Bond film
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No, Mr Bond. I expect you to walk!: Thieves steal Range Rovers destined for next James Bond film

It appears even the world's greatest secret agent can have a bad day. Five Range Rover Sports, destined for the new James Bond film Spectre were stolen from a Land Rover facility in northern Germany. The cars had been specially modified for the film and were awaiting transport to the Alps for filming...


Aston Martin DB10 unveiled as James Bond's car in Spectre
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Aston Martin DB10 unveiled as James Bond's car in Spectre

Details about the new James Bond movie, Spectre, were announced overnight, including what will be 007's ride in the film, the new Aston Martin DB10. At an event hosted by Sam Mendes at Pinewood Studios, around 30km west of London, the director revealed details about the 24th film in the official James Bond franchise...


Aston Martin Lagonda Taraf may be sold outside of the Middle East
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Aston Martin Lagonda Taraf may be sold outside of the Middle East

The English sports car maker's new uber-sedan was revealed to high wealth clients in Dubai overnight and has been christened the Aston Martin Lagonda Taraf. Clad in a carbon fibre body, the new Lagonda Taraf will go on sale, by invitation only, across the Middle East from 2015. According to AutoExpress, the 5...


Aston Martin V12 Vantage S : Hardcore track special spied
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Aston Martin V12 Vantage S : Hardcore track special spied

A mysterious Aston Martin prototype has been spotted undergoing high-speed testing at the Nurburgring in Germany, sending the automotive rumour-mill into overdrive over just what the British sports car maker is up to...


Daimler has no plans to take over Aston Martin, rules out Smart SUV
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Daimler has no plans to take over Aston Martin, rules out Smart SUV

Daimler, parent company of Mercedes-Benz, has no plans to increase its stake in British sports car maker Aston Martin. Dieter Zetsche, Daimler's chairman, spoke to Autocar at the recent Paris motor show and is quoted as saying that "there are no plans to increase our stake [in Aston Martin] or take over"...


Aston Martin Lagonda interior, final production body revealed
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Aston Martin Lagonda interior, final production body revealed

The final production form of the Middle East-only Aston Martin Lagonda sedan has been uncovered by the British sports car specialist. With previews being provided by Aston Martin and its partners during the development process, no-one should be too surprised about the look of the 21st century Lagonda...


Aston Martin Vanquish Carbon Edition unveiled
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Aston Martin Vanquish Carbon Edition unveiled

The Aston Martin Vanquish Carbon is gearing up for sale as the British brand seeks to further revitalise its GT lineup with the introduction of an eight-speed automatic transmission back in August. The Carbon edition, which has previously been applied to Vantage, DB9 and DBS will now take hold of the British brand’s latest GT, offering black and white Vanquish models with an array of special features...


Aston Martin Virage Shooting Brake Zagato revealed
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Aston Martin Virage Shooting Brake Zagato revealed

The wraps are off the Aston Martin Virage Shooting Brake Zagato – the third and final one-off creation by the Italian coachbuilder to celebrate the British car maker’s centenary. Commissioned by a European client, the Virage Shooting Brake follows 2013’s DB9 Spider Zagato Centennial and DBS Coupe Zagato Centennial models that were made for Aston Martin and Zagato enthusiasts in the US and Japan...


Aston Martin Lagonda goes testing in Oman
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Aston Martin Lagonda goes testing in Oman

The Aston Martin Lagonda has kicked off its hot-weather testing program in the Omani desert. The British luxury sports car maker released a fresh batch of images of its ultra-exclusive new saloon undergoing testing in the Middle Eastern sun, giving us our best look yet at its exterior design and a sneak peek inside its cabin...


Nissan declined purchasing Aston Martin stake in 2012, 2013 - report
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Nissan declined purchasing Aston Martin stake in 2012, 2013 - report

Sources from within Nissan have said that the former chief planning officer, Andy Palmer, advocated purchasing a stake in Aston Martin. Three anonymous Nissan insiders have told Reuters that in 2012 and 2013 Palmer proposed this idea to Carlos Ghosn, CEO of both Renault and Nissan CEO. One source told the newswire, "We looked carefully at the proposal but we passed on it"...


Andy Palmer leaves Nissan to become Aston Martin CEO
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Andy Palmer leaves Nissan to become Aston Martin CEO

Aston Martin has appointed Andy Palmer, Nissan's chief planning officer, as its new CEO, although his starting date has yet to be worked out. British-born Palmer will assume his position at the head of Aston Martin after a handover period to his successor at Nissan, Phillipe Klein, who will move over from a similar role with Nissan's alliance partner, Renault...


Aston Martin Lagonda : Fresh images reveal front and rear of exclusive luxury sedan
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Aston Martin Lagonda : Fresh images reveal front and rear of exclusive luxury sedan

Fresh images of an Aston Martin Lagonda prototype have revealed the front and rear styling of the exclusive new luxury sedan. The black prototype was produced at Aston Martin’s Gaydon headquarters in the UK and was transported by Oman Air to Muscat for hot-weather testing as part of its early engineering program...


Aston Martin debating name of DB9 successor - report
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Aston Martin debating name of DB9 successor - report

Aston Martin is yet to decide what it will call the successor to the DB9 when it is released in 2016. Aston Martin design director Marek Reichman told Autocar the name of the next-generation sports car was the subject of hot debate among the company’s executives. “It’ll definitely be a DB, but what number will follow that is yet to be decided,” Reichman revealed...


2015 Aston Martin Vanquish, Rapide S gain eight-speed auto
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2015 Aston Martin Vanquish, Rapide S gain eight-speed auto

Both the Aston Martin Vanquish and Rapide S have been updated for the 2015 model year with a new eight-speed transmission, as well as a smidge more power and torque. Dubbed Touchtronic III by Aston Martin's marketing department, the ZF eight-speed automatic gearbox will be fitted as standard on all MY2015 Aston Martin Vanquish and Rapide S models...