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2021 Aston Martin Vantage F1 Edition unveiled, Australian arrival confirmed

The 2021 Aston Martin Vantage F1 Edition has been unveiled, ahead of its Australian launch in the fourth quarter of 2021 (October to December inclusive). Previewed in a teaser late last week, the Vantage F1 Edition serves as a road-going version of the latest Aston Martin Vantage-based 2021 Formula One safety car, with more power, a new aerodynamics package and an uprated chassis...

How big is the boot space? Every SUV in Australia in 2021, ranked

If you're shopping for an SUV, it's likely you want to know a few important things. A good number of seats, an ample amount of power, an affordable price point, reliability, safety and – possibly most importantly – how much of your life you can cram into the boot...

Track-focused Aston Martin Vantage variant teased

What appears to be a new track-focused variant of the 2021 Aston Martin Vantage has been teased online, ahead of its official reveal later this month. Information on the upcoming sports car is so far scarce, however many online have speculated from the colour scheme it could be based on the recently-unveiled, Vantage-based Formula One safety car...

Aston Martin to introduce electric sports car and SUV in 2025

Aston Martin will commence production of an all-electric sports car and SUV in the UK in 2025. The news was broken by Aston Martin chairman and shareholder Lawrence Stroll in an interview with the Financial Times, with the "battery sports car and... sport utility vehicle" to be produced at the British brand's sites in Gaydon, England and St Athan, Wales respectively...

Aston Martin Vantage confirmed as official 2021 Formula One safety car

An Aston Martin Vantage will serve as the official Formula One safety car for the first time this year, following 25 years of Mercedes-AMG exclusivity. The heavily-modified sports car – which will be driven by the FIA’s Bernd Mayländer – reportedly puts out 393kW from its 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 engine, up 18kW over the road-going variant's 375kW...

Aston Martin to offer electric power in 90 per cent of its cars by 2030

Aston Martin will offer electrified powertrains in 90 per cent of its models by 2030, according to CEO Tobias Moers. “Electric drive is part of our journey and our product plan for the future,” Mr Moers told a group of investors late last week. “We should achieve something by the middle of the decade – that’s the ballpark...

Six (almost) affordable exotics currently for sale in Australia

The price of used cars has skyrocketed since the COVID-19 pandemic began, however there are still bargains around if you know where to look. Here are six exotic luxury and performance classics currently listed in the Australian classifieds for significantly less than you might have expected..

2021 Aston Martin Valkyrie showcased on track, CEO promises mid-2021 delivery

The Aston Martin Valkyrie has been shown off in a new video aimed at frustrated customers, with company CEO Tobias Moers apologising for the project’s numerous delays and promising delivery by mid-2021. “This is nothing similar to any other road car I know…It’s more sophisticated than anything I’ve seen in my past, in my recent career, over my whole life...

Aston Martin Formula One team set for February reveal

The Aston Martin Formula One team is official with the newly-branded team confirming a February launch. The team, formerly known as Racing Point, unveiled its new identity overnight, completing a transition that began when Racing Point owner, Canadian billionaire Lawrence Stroll, acquired a major stake in the British luxury car maker...

2021 Aston Martin new cars

Like the broader new car market in 2020, Aston Martin has taken a hit this year, no doubt a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic. Sales are down 27.8 per cent year-on-year, but we're talking low volumes overall. The first examples of the British brand's first foray into the world of luxury SUVs, the Aston Martin DBX, touched down in late 2020, however deliveries are expected to get into full swing in the first quarter of 2021...

The all-new models of 2020 – and how they're selling so far

The young up-starts, the fresh faces, the newcomers – whatever you want to call them, we've had a raft of new model arrivals in Australia over the course of 2020...