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Aston Martin Project 003 to get turbocharged V6 hybrid

The upcoming Aston Martin Project 003 will have a turbocharged V6 engine developed in-house, according to a report from Europe. Speaking with Auto Express last week, Andy Palmer, Aston Martin president and CEO, said the 2021 "connector" between the brand's Ferrari 488 competitor and the Valkyrie will run with a V6 and KERS-inspired hybrid system...

2021 Aston Martin Project 003 hypercar confirmed

The Aston Martin Project 003 hypercar has been confirmed and teased in a newly unveiled sketch. Codenamed Project 003, Aston Martin is counting the new model as its third hypercar after the Valkyrie and Valkyrie AMR Pro. Aston Martin says Project 003 will come to market in late 2021, and production of the coupe will be limited to 500 cars...

2020 Aston Martin DBS GT Zagato teased

The Aston Martin DBS GT Zagato has been teased ahead of its unveiling next year, as part of Zagato's centenary celebrations. The new DBS GT Zagato will be based on the recently revealed DBS Superleggera, but will feature Zagato's signature double-bubble roof, an eye-catching new grille, and truncated rear end...

2020 Aston Martin Rapide E details revealed

The first concrete details about the Aston Martin Rapide E and its powertrain have been revealed by the British sports car maker. Developed in conjunction with Williams Advanced Engineering, the Rapide E will feature two rear-mounted electric motors delivering a total of 450kW of power and 950Nm of torque...

Aston Martin DBS Superleggera v AMG GT R drag race - video

The Aston Martin DBS Superleggera and Mercedes-AMG GT R are both the most potent and track-ready supercars in their respective line-ups, but which is the fastest in a straight line? In a new video posted this week, the UK's Top Gear pits the two super GTs against each other in an old-school drag race, with a surprising outcome...

Aston Martin preparing for stock market float by year's end

  Sports car maker Aston Martin plans to list itself on the London Stock Exchange by the end of the year. Aston Martin has confirmed to Reuters and other news outlets it's filed the necessary registration documents with the UK Financial Conduct Authority. Should everything be given the green light, the company plans on publishing its prospectus around September 20...

Aston Martin RapidE battery uncovered

Andy Palmer, Aston Martin CEO, has shared an image of the “production intent battery” set to power the upcoming RapidE electric four-door sports car. Based on the existing Rapide AMR, the RapidE will be Aston Martin’s first foray into the world of electric and electrified vehicles, which are set to feature more heavily in its range by the year 2025...

CarAdvice podcast 117: Ride along with our hatch comparison!

It's a Sydney special! Joining Mandy Turner on the panel this week are CarAdvice CEO Andrew Beecher, founders Alborz Fallah and Tony Crawford, along with Trent Nikolic and Paul Maric. In car news, Holden has announced $28 million for autonomy and electric vehicle development, General Motors has stated there is 'no exit plan' for Holden, and reckons it's 'certainly capable' of getting Cadillac to Australia...

Aston Martin DB5 Goldfinger Continuation: Bond's most famous ride gets a sequel

Few movie cars are as well-known as the Aston Martin DB5 from Goldfinger. Now, the team at Aston Martin Works is bringing it back in limited numbers. The (deep breath) Aston Martin DB5 Goldfinger Continuation will be seriously exclusive – just 25 will be produced – and it'll actually have some of the gadgets from the movie car...

Aston Martin DB11 v Vantage GT8 drag race - video

Aston Martin has recently undergone a significant change in its powertrain line-up – both its V8 and V12 engine offerings are now turbocharged. In something of an unintentional old v new battle, Mat Watson from the UK's Carwow pitted a DB11 V8 against a previous-generation Vantage GT8 – the latter owned by popular YouTube personality, Shmee150...

Aston Martin DBX production to kick off in 'late 2019'

Aston Martin has confirmed production of its upcoming DBX SUV will start late next year, having completed the second phase of its new St. Athan, Wales, production facility. The factory, which is being created in three converted ex-Ministry of Defence hangars in South Wales, will bring 750 new jobs to the region – 150 of which have already been hired as part of its preparation for production...