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Aston Martin Rapide Review - Day 2

Day 2 – Collect a spanking new Rapide from the City of Arts and Sciences and drive north to the picturesque mountain village of Alcudia del Veo Photos - Nick Dimbleby & David Shepherd I’m not sure what’s going on, but this is the second time my driving partner from South Africa’s Top Car Magazine has ended up behind the wheel for the first stage of a drive route...

Aston Martin Rapide Review

Day one – Valencia, Spain. Five years ago Aston Martin boss Ulrich Bez, told the six-foot plus Aston Martin Director of Design Marek Reichmann, that he wanted him to build the most beautiful four-door sports car in the world. That’s easier said than done, but if you know Ulrich Bez, you also know that he means what he says...

Aston Martin Rapide Review

First Steer Preview: Photos by Nick Dimbleby Valencia, Spain—Now, I don’t want to exert any undue influence on the forthcoming full review of the 2010 Aston Martin Rapide by Anthony Crawford—for that, you’ll need to revisit this space in a couple of weeks time  —but here’s what I am willing to admit: About halfway through my time behind the wheel of this very special saloon, I vowed to quit the automotive journalism business...

Aston Martin DBS Volante Review & Road Test

Sun-loving perfection Model Tested: 2009 Aston Martin DBS Volante; 6.0-litre V12 petrol; six-speed automatic; convertible - $535,350* Options fitted: Piano Black Facia Trim $2648; 10 Spoke Graphite & Diamond Turned Wheels $6620 CarAdvice Rating: Words by Karl Peskett Pics by www.ozcarsightings...

Aston Martin DBS – living the life!

Even as motoring journalists, $500,000 supercars are hard to come by in Australia. If you’re lucky you might get 24 hours in a car or if you’re married to the dealer principle’s daughter you’ll probably get a couple of days, but never a full week...

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...

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 DB9 Review

2009 Aston Martin DB9 Review & Road Test Is the best looking car ever made a show pony? No way! Model Tested: 2009 Aston Martin DB9 Coupe Touchtronic - $367,311 Options: * Paint - Contemporary - $1324 * Sports Pack - $6620 * Leather Colour - Contemporary - $1324 * Facia Trim - Mahogany - $1324 * Matching Wood Door Trims - $1324 Engine, transmission, power, poise, noise and, of course, looks Packaging,  some interior niggles CarAdvice Rating: -Photography by www...

2009 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Roadster Review

2009 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Roadster  - First Steer This is the Vantage as it should have been Model Tested: 2009 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Roadster 4...

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...

2008 Aston Martin DBS Review

2008 Aston Martin DBS Review & Road Test Power, poise, beauty and soul the DBS truly wants for nothing. Model Tested: 2008 Aston Martin DBS Coupe 6...