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Aston Martin Project One-77 still available

Internet sites seem to be like sheep. Once someone's got a story, everyone takes it as gospel, and it gets reported as fact. One such example is Aston Martin's Project One-77. Around the world, sites reported the car as being sold out. Hell, even we fell for it...

Aston Martin returning to LMP1 in 2009

While the economic downturn has seen many car makers ceasing their involvement in many motorsport activities, Aston Martin has defied global trends by announcing a return to the Le Mans Prototype 1 category. Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of its outright win at Le Mans, Aston Martin will race two Works LMP1 cars bearing the iconic blue and orange livery of Gulf Oil...

Aston Martin Vantage 4.3-litre power boost

Following the launch of the new 4.7-litre V8 Vantage, Aston Martin has introduced a retrospective-fit power enhancement and Sports Pack option for owners of the original 4.3-litre Vantage. The power upgrade will see peak power rise by 15kW to 298kW, with a modest torque increase from 410Nm to 420Nm resulting in a higher top speed of 285km/h and an improved zero to 100km/h time...

2009 Aston Martin Rapide - First official image

After numerous concept images, and news about the production of the car, Aston Martin has finally revealed the first official image of its forthcoming four-door GT, the Rapide. CAR Magazine reports that this is the genuine article, and that despite a few detail differences, this image reveals that the production version remains mostly faithful to the original concept car...

2009 Aston Martin Vantage GT4

Aston Martin has launched the new 2009 Vantage GT4 racer which parallels the recently released 4.7 litre V8 Vantage as its race-spec counterpart.   The hand-built Vantage GT4 was unveiled in Dubai this week after six months of development by Aston Martin Racing, and tested extensively at the Dubai Autodrome. The 4...

Video: Aston Martin One-77 second teaser

Aston Martin has released the second teaser video showcasing the upcoming One-77 supercar before its official debut. With a limited production run of only 77 examples worldwide - all of which have been accounted for, the One-77 is set to become one of the most exclusive and highly sought-after supercars in history.

Aston Martin One-77 leaked, again

As the new performance flagship for the manufacturer responsible for some of the most stunning supercars in the world, the One-77 was never going to last until its official reveal. New photos have been leaked onto the web, which completely reveal Aston Martin's new million-dollar supercar, however they are of the prototype rather than the production model...

Aston Martin One-77 sold out already

Before it has even been completely revealed, 100 of the worlds most wealthy have apparently placed a firm order for Aston Martin's upcoming One-77 supercar.   At least 23 will be disappointed however, with Aston Martin only planning to build 77 examples worldwide of the £1.2million supercar...

2009 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Coupe Review

2009 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Coupe Review & Road Test   “Both a visual and sensory treat, Aston Martin’s new V8 Vantage has had a weapons upgrade which makes it even more desirable than ever” Model Tested: 2009 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Coupe - $258,737 (RRP) Options: Sports Pack - $6620 700W Aston Martin Premium Audio System with Dolby Pro Logic 11 - $2648 30GB Hard Disc Drive (HDD) satellite navigation system - $4608 Front parking sensors (rear parking sensors standard) -$789 Stunning looks, performance upgrade, interior upgrade, brilliant chassis Manual gearbox is still hard work, some options should be standard CarAdvice Rating: (4...

Aston Martin One-77 teaser No. 2

Aston Martin has today released another snapshot of the stunning One-77 supercar, along with a few more details. Being a bit more specific with its engine details, Aston Martin has revealed that this is not an enlarged version of the current DBS (as was previously speculated), but indeed an all new engine. The size? 7...

Aston Martin launches DBS auto

Responding to customer requests, Aston Martin has now launched its DBS with an automatic transmission, which it is calling the Touchtronic 2. Basically, a similar unit to the DB9's automatic, the Touchtronic 2 is a transaxle ZF transmission which has been upgraded to handle the higher power and torque from the V12 of the DBS...