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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...

Ring-side Aston Martin Test Centre open for business

The treacherous Nürburgring circuit in Germany has become the benchmark for manufacturers in all corners of the globe.   Aston Martin has officially opened its Nürburgring-side Test Centre after its initial unveiling in May, serving as a base for development and durability testing of Aston Martin prototypes and for customer events...

2008 Aston Martin Owner's Club gathering

Anxious was an understatement, it hadn't exactly clicked in my mind that an Aston Martin Owner's Club gathering would boast some of Australia's most wealthy car enthusiasts - good thing I'm wearing my camo pants ..

Aston Martin to revive Lagonda marque

Aston Martin CEO Dr Ulrich Bez has today confirmed his intention to revive the Lagonda marque just in time for its centenary celebrations.   The reincarnated Lagonda brand will use a unique design language as Aston Martin does, focussing on modernising design elements from its past...

Aston Martin DBS secret agent transponder

The Aston Martin brand personifies sophistication, and with the new DBS about to star in the latest James Bond epic, this latest accessory could easily convince someone they had a license to kill. In conjunction with its watch partner Jaeger LeCoultre, Aston Martin has created the AMVOX2 DBS Transponder - a must for any 007 wannabe...

Aston Martin V8 Vantage pricing

Aston Martin has informed CarAdvice today of pricing for its updated V8 Vantage. With revisions including an 11% increase in power, and a 15% increase in torque, the new Vantage pumps out 313kW and 470Nm from its enlarged V8. Transmissions have been tickled, too, with the Sportshift gear control being revised for increased refinement and usablilty...

Aston Martin DBS Video Teaser

World First – Car Advice tests the new Aston Martin DBS in the spellbinding Cawnpore Hills, on the brink of the Simpson Desert. The Car Advice team has achieved another milestone following our high speed drive of the Bugatti Veyron in France earlier this year, with an Australian first test drive of Aston Martin’s new Bond car, the DBS...

Outback Aston Martin DBS road test trip

The car advice team has returned home from a successful trip to the brink of the Simpson Desert with two Aston Martins. While our video team edits the footage for what should be one of our best video reviews yet, we thought we'd share some more photos: (Getting ready for our drag race)...