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2020 Aston Martin Vantage Roadster detailed, here later this year

Aston Martin has detailed the 2020 Vantage Roadster, complete with the world's fastest electrically-operated roof. That's right, the Vantage will go from zero to open-topped in just seven seconds at speeds up to 50km/h – just under twice as long as it takes to go from zero to 100km/h, according to Aston Martin...

Automotive Industry Insights podcast: Toyota VP of Sales and Marketing, Sean Hanley

On this week's podcast are Mandy Turner, Mike Costello, and Mike Stevens. Mike Costello talks about the new car sales figures for January and reviews the Mazda CX-30.  Toyota vice president of sales and marketing, Sean Hanley, joins us to talk about EVs, Tundra potential, and the waiting time on the RAV4 Hybrid...

2020 Aston Martin DBX: $357,000 SUV 'sold out' in Australia

Aston Martin's first-ever SUV is already "sold out" in Australia and New Zealand, as the company pushes head office for more cars to match stronger-than-expected demand. Unveiled in November, the new DBX has only been shown to a small group of current and prospective Aston Martin owners in Australia – and the order books are already full...

Aston Martin secures financial lifeline, shakes up model plans

Aston Martin has secured £500 million ($967 million) in new funding to help see it through its current "challenging trading conditions". Overnight the automaker confirmed a group of investors, led by Canadian billionaire Lawrence Stroll, will purchase a new allotment of shares for £182 million ($352 million), giving them a 16.7 per cent stake in the company...

Automotive Industry Insights podcast: Corolla v Mazda3 sedans

Join Mandy Turner, Mike Costello, and Kez Casey for the first podcast back for 2020! We chat with Mike Duff about his drive in the Aston Martin DBX prototype and discuss if it feels like an Aston Martin. Mike compares the 2020 Toyota Corolla and Mazda3 sedans. We talk to CarAdvice reader Tim about his owner review of the 2017 Holden Astra RS, which he bought new...

Aston Martin in talks with Geely after profit warning - report

Aston Martin is reportedly talking to two potential investors as it attempts to sure up its finances. Last week, the luxury sports car maker issued a profit warning as it expects its 2019 earnings to be between £130 million ($248 million) and £140 million ($267 million), a fall of at least 43 per cent from 2018...

Aston Martin announces new V12 Speedster

British carmaker Aston Martin has announced plans to produce a new, limited-edition supercar named the V12 Speedster, releasing a stylised illustration that features neither a roof nor a conventional windshield. Aston Martin claims the two-seater, set to debut later this year, is a nod to the brand's iconic DBR1 and CC100 Speedster centenary concept car (released back in 2013)...

Formula One team owner preparing to grab major stake in Aston Martin - report

Lawrence Stroll, the Canadian billionaire and owner of the Racing Point Formula One team, is reportedly preparing to purchase large percentage of Aston Martin. Both Autocar and RacingFans.net believe Stroll and his group of investors are aiming to take advantage of the car maker's low share price to acquire a significant stake...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word. Today's download: 2019 Holden Trailblazer and Colorado Storm revealed 2020 Volkswagen ID...

Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Concorde Edition unveiled

The DBS Superleggera Concorde Edition is latest in a line of limited-run vehicle from Aston Martin with links to famous aircraft. Developed by Aston Martin's Q customisation service, the Concorde Edition is distinguished by a carbon-fibre roof featuring a Concorde graphic, and a Concorde side strake milled from solid aluminium...

Car News Daily: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...