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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)...

CarAdvice goes north for two Aston Martins

It's 5pm in the afternoon and I am writing this in a quiet little internet cafe at Mt Isa, patiently waiting for Anthony Crawford, George Skentzos and Matt Brogan to come back and pick me up before we head to dinner with the man from Aston Martin. Yes, we are, as I like to say, in the middle of no where, but we are here for a reason...

Aston Martin V8 Vantage N24 at Nurburgring

Aston Martin V8 Vantage N24 takes first in class at the infamous Nurburgring -By Anthony Crawford Aston Martin Chief Executive Officer Dr Ulrich Bez, likes to go racing, particularly in Aston Martin’s these days. He’s a gifted engineer and firmly believes the best place to test his brand of cars is on a race track...

More power for Aston Martin V8 Vantage

One of our favourite cars here at CarAdvice, the Aston Martin V8 Vantage, has received an upgrade, eliminating one of the car's biggest criticisms - a lack of power. Sure, there was no lack of sound - oh my god, the sound - but it never felt as fast as it looked. Well, the well proven 4.3-litre V8 has now been increased in capacity, to 4...

Aston Martin V12 Vantage RS spy photos

The Aston Martin super-supercar is getting closer and closer to becoming a reality. The new V12 Vantage RS has already been given the nod for production in the first quarter of 2009 and some have even put their orders in. These photos are the first of the V12 RS doing the rounds at Germany's Nürburgring race track...

Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT design study

Having just come from the Gold Coast leg of the Aston Martin's DBS launch, we can tell you now, this is not a car Aston is going to build any time soon, it's simply one man's dream of what the V8 Vantage should look like. The current V8 vantage is without a doubt one of the most beautiful cars on the road today, so any attempt to make it look better must be done with extreme skill...

Aston Martin DBS Australian launch

“The DBS is a direct descendant of the race winning, V12 powered DBR9 and is one supermodel not to be messed with” By - Anthony Crawford I have never seen so many Aston Martin’s parked on the street as I did tonight, on my way to the Australian launch of Aston’s new crown jewel, the hard core DBS...

Aston Martin Rapide to be built in Austria

Aston Martin has today announced a partnership with automotive specialists Magna Steyr which will see the company’s four-door Rapide built at a dedicated facility in Graz in Austria. Demand for its current models – the DB9, the V8 Vantage and the recently launched DBS – means that Aston Martin's headquarters at Gaydon, Warwickshire, is fast approaching full capacity of 8000 cars...

Aston Martin Rapide spy photos

The Aston Martin Rapide has had an uncertain life. It was first shown to the world back in 2006 at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, since then it was put on hold by Ford (ex-owners of Aston) and then revived by David Richards (the head of the current consortium of owners). Its amazing to see that Aston Martin has truly hit a new level in every respect...

Aston Martin to open test centre at the Nurburgring

To facilitate the 10,000km high speed sign-off test on each new model, Aston Martin has announced that it will establish a new test centre at the Nϋrburgring race circuit in Germany. An existing building at Meuspath, adjacent to the 'Ring, will be converted into the new centre, and is expected to be operational by mid-year...

Aston Martin's 2008 Le Mans car

Using Gulf Oil's distinctive blue and orange livery, Aston Martin has released pictures of its 2008 Le Mans challenging GT1 car, the DBR9. Gulf's first victory at the historic 24-hour race was in 1968, so it's appropriate that 40 years on, the company teams up with Aston Martin to have a crack at the world's most famous endurance race...