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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...

Aston Martin unveils limited-edition V12 Speedster

British luxury sports carmaker Aston Martin has debuted its new V12 Speedster at its Gaydon headquarters. Only 88 of the roofless, windshield-less two-seater are set to be built, with pricing starting from £765,000 (AU$1.49 million). It's unclear if one of the 88 will ever make its way to Australia. CarAdvice has reached out to Aston Martin Australia and is awaiting a response...

2020 Geneva Motor Show cancelled: What the car brands are doing instead

With news the 90th annual Geneva motor show had been cancelled three days out from its opening amid concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, the world's biggest motoring brands were forced to get innovative...

Aston Martin puts Le Mans dream on ice

Aston Martin has put plans to compete in the burgeoning Le Mans Hypercar class on hold, amid rule changes and its recent commitment to Formula 1 for the 2021 season. The British brand had previously committed to running a racing version of its upcoming Valkyrie hypercar in the new Le Mans Hypercar class...

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)...