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2010 Aston Martin Rapide images released

Aston Martin’s four-door Rapide, due in showrooms early next year, will be officially unveiled at next month's Frankfurt Motor Show. But before that exciting debut, Aston Martin has today released a couple of official images of the car, as well as a few other details, for the first time...

Aston Martin DBS Volante Review

I had to pinch myself when I received an invitation from Aston Martin to attend the worldwide launch of the DBS Volante, the itinerary for the week long program read like a location shoot for the next James Bond film. By - Anthony Crawford, pics - Nick Dimbleby “Arrive in London on Emirates A380 (top deck no less), chauffeur driven to the Hotel Du Vin in Tunbridge Wells, Kent...

Aston Martin unveils Cygnet commuter concept

Aston Martin has taken the unlikely step of applying its flawless iconic styling to the Toyota iQ to create a new luxury commuter concept dubbed the Cygnet. This concept is said to represent a creative, environmentally conscious solution, being small, yet with presence – and highly fuel efficient, now combined with the prestige of Aston Martin’s luxury brand ownership...

Aston Martin - racing at Le Mans

“Le Mans 24 Hours is the single biggest motor sport event in the world and many of the 250,000 fans are giving Aston Martin the thumbs up” words Anthony Crawford, photography Nick Dimbleby & Rachel Palmer This is a 24 hour race, which means me and every other media jock and pit lane specialist worth a crumpet, pulled an all-nighter to cover Aston Martin’s involvement in this year’s 24 Heures Du Mans...

2009 Aston Martin DBS Volante – en route to Le Mans

Having flown half-way round the world, courtesy of an Airbus A380 superliner, I'm sitting in a slightly grey and damp London town, pondering the prospect of a quick dash across France in the latest fabulous offering from Aston Martin. Volante is pretty much Aston Martin speak for drop-top, convertible or high-speed open air motoring, and I’m here to join what should be the ultimate launch of Aston Martin’s latest dream machine...

Aston Martin V12 Vantage Review

“Hammering down the autobahn at 302km/h and the V12 Vantage is rock solid, I mean it’s not moving a single millimetre.  Yes, this is the best car Aston Martin has ever made” It was always going to be a good thing when the boss of a car company likes to go racing in the company Vantage. No matter what the performance is out of the box, they will almost always want more...

Aston Martin V12 Vantage Review

“In less than twenty-four hours I’m going to find out if this is the best car Aston Martin has ever built” When Aston Martin Australia confirmed to me that Car Advice was the only Australian media attending the worldwide launch of their highly anticipated V12 Vantage, I was humbled...

Aston Martin to run three cars at Le Man 24 hour

Aston Martin Racing has recruited three new drivers to run a trio of Gulf-liveried LMP1 cars at this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours, which marks the 50th anniversary of Aston Martin’s first victory at La Sarthe in 1959. Joining the existing Aston Martin drivers, who are currently also competing in the Le Mans Series, will be Anthony Davidson (GB), Stuart Hall (GB) and Jos Verstappen (NL)...

Aston Martin V12 Vantage RS Roadster spied

These spy shots have all but confirmed that Aston Martin is set to release a drop-top sibling to the track-focussed V12 Vantage RS, with a prototype spied near the Nurburgring. Based at Aston Martin's track-side development facility, the convertible version will combine two of the brand's most iconic offerings - the Vantage Roadster and 6...

2009 Aston Martin DBS – driven by Kevin Bartlett

2009 Aston Martin DBS – driven by Kevin Bartlett His autobiography is entitled Big Rev Kev for good reason. Kevin Bartlett or KB to those lucky enough to know him, has always been a hard charger. He won Bathurst in 1974 with John Goss in the rain, as well as a string of other races in both Grand Prix open wheelers and sports sedans...

Aston Martin One-77 revealed in production form

After months of speculation and concept images, as well as leaked rendered drawings, a fully fledged production version of the One-77 has been shown to an eager public at the Villa D'Este in Italy. The interior images clearly reveal a very tailored cabin, with exposed carbon fibre, metal and leather elements used to create this exquisite car...