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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...

Aston Martin AMB 001 motorcycle begins testing

Normally we cover vehicles with four tyres and a steering wheel here at CarAdvice, but when iconic British car maker Aston Martin begins testing of the AMB 001 – its first ever motorcycle – you tend to make an exception. Co-developed with motorcycle specialist Brough Superior, the AMB 001 will be produced in a limited-run of just 100 examples...

Aston Martin begins DB5 Goldfinger Continuation project

British brand Aston Martin has begun work on its DB5 Goldfinger Continuation – a project which recreates the iconic car driven by James Bond in the 1964 film Goldfinger. Sticking to its original schedule for deliveries, Aston Martin says it will begin customer handovers of the DB5 Goldfinger Continuation cars in the second half of 2020...

UPDATE: Mercedes-AMG boss takes top job at Aston Martin

Tobias Moers, the head of Mercedes-Benz’s performance division AMG, is set to take the top job at struggling British luxury marque Aston Martin. UPDATE 26/5/20: Tobias Moers has taken the role of CEO at Aston Martin, it has been confirmed. Aston Martin is expected to make an announcement regarding the appointment on Tuesday, according to the Financial Times...

Mercedes F1 boss Toto Wolff invests $15.7 million in Aston Martin

Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One team chief Toto Wolff has invested in struggling English supercar brand Aston Martin. The Austrian’s investment – reportedly in the vicinity of £8 million (AU$15.7 million) – represents a 4.77 per cent ownership of Aston Martin for Wolff, however Reuters reports that stake will be reduced to approximately 0...

Aston Martin's new electrified turbo V6 will be its meanest powertrain ever

Aston Martin has announced its new TM01 engine platform, named for Tadek Marek, Aston's famed engineer of the 1950s and 1960s. TM01 takes the form of a 3.0-litre turbocharged V6 utilising Aston Martin’s own in-house hybrid technology and, while power figures have not been revealed, the brand says the engine will be “the most powerful in the Aston Martin range”...

Aston Martin Valkyrie begins road testing

Aston Martin has begun road testing for its Valkyrie hypercar, marking the first time the model has seen public streets. Testing commenced in Northamptonshire, UK, with Aston Martin test driver Chris Goodwin at the wheel. This is the first time the hypercar has seen public roads and is a reminder that – despite its extreme looks and aerodynamics – the Valkyrie is being sold as a road car...

Aston to replace AMG V8 with hybrid V6, secures V12 future

It’s fair to say that Aston Martin has been having a tough time of things lately. The company’s share price has tanked since an IPO in October 2018, with a consortium led by Canadian billionaire Lawrence Stroll bringing investment earlier this year, but also taking a large stake in the company...