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Five exotic classics currently for sale in Australia

It has been well documented that the price of used cars has risen during the pandemic, following a shortage of new cars due to production delays caused by the coronavirus crisis – and a surge in the number of workers moving away from public transport to avoid being infected with COVID-19. However, some truly exotic machinery is up for grabs if your budget stretches that far...

Aston Martin stocks rise and fall following Sebastian Vettel announcement

Four-time World Champion Sebastian Vettel has signed to the new Aston Martin factory Formula One team for 2021, and the announcement provoked volatile fluctuation in the British company's stock prices. On Wednesday shares traded at 54.59 UK pence (approximately AU$0.95). In the wake of the Thursday news there was a 15 per cent surge, culminating in a three-week price high of 63...

New James Bond movie preview: All the coolest cars

A second official preview for the next James Bond film has been released, and it’s full of classic and exotic cars. The promotional clip opens with the iconic secret agent evading a 1994 Maserati Quattroporte IV. The Quattroporte IV, which was offered with a 3.2-litre twin-turbocharged V8 engine at the top end, has never previously featured in a Bond film...

Aston Martin Victor: Brutal one-off muscle machine revealed

Forget wedge-like exotics and futuristic powertrains, Aston Martin has taken the old-school gym workout route with its one-of-a kind 7.3-litre naturally-aspirated Victor. That’s right, no turbos or mild-hybrid systems here, just a massive 7.3-litre Cosworth-tuned V12, lifted from the 2009 Aston Martin One-77...

Aston Martin increases DBX allocation for Australia

Aston Martin Asia-Pacific boss Patrik Nilsson has confirmed he has secured more of the British brand’s first-ever SUV, the Aston Martin DBX, for Australia, after selling out of the initial allocation almost a year ahead of hitting local showrooms...

2021 Aston Martin Vantage Roadster lands in Australia

The first 2021 Aston Martin Vantage Roadster has touched down in Australia ahead of local deliveries beginning in the first quarter of 2021. The convertible Vantage starts at $314,635 (plus on-road costs), pitting it squarely against drop-top rivals from Porsche, Mercedes-AMG, BMW and Audi. Under the clamshell bonnet lives a Mercedes-AMG sourced 4...

Aston Martin 007 special edition unveiled ahead of new Bond film

Aston Martin has announced two '007 Edition' sports cars, ahead of the release of the latest James Bond film No Time To Die. The 2021 Aston Martin Vantage The Living Daylights Edition and range-topping 2021 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Bond Edition models pay homage to British spy character with a number of unique features...

1960 Aston Martin DB4 once owned by David Brown listed for $1 million in Melbourne

A historic 1960 Aston Martin DB4 has been listed on Facebook Marketplace, alongside secondhand laptops, furniture, and sports equipment. Located in Melbourne, the battered car hasn’t been driven for over three decades. Classic car magazine Octane Australia listed the sale with an asking price of $1 million...

Around the tracks: Joe Biden's Corvette Stingray and Audi's awkward ad

When we’re not creating it ourselves, the CarAdvice team spends a lot of time finding and consuming motoring content from all over the world. Here’s a handful of the photos, articles, videos or social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand new, others have been online for a while. Enjoy them – just not too much, okay? 1...

First Aston Martin DBX SUV rolls off the production line

The first SUV from British brand Aston Martin has rolled off the production line at the company's new facility in Wales. The 2020 Aston Martin DBX is arguably the most important model for the company – best known for supplying coupes to fictional spy character James Bond – as the luxury SUV will bring with it a new set of customers...

Video: Aston Martin rebuilds James Bond’s DB5, with ‘guns’ and gadgets

British sports car maker Aston Martin has wound back the clock to reproduce the DB5 from the classic 1964 James Bond film Goldfinger. The first of 25 limited edition vehicles – complete with movie stunt gadgets such as revolving number plates, pretend machine guns, a bulletproof shield, and an oil slick delivery system – was finished last week...