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Aston Martin Project 003 to get turbocharged V6 hybrid

The upcoming Aston Martin Project 003 will have a turbocharged V6 engine developed in-house, according to a report from Europe. Speaking with Auto Express last week, Andy Palmer, Aston Martin president and CEO, said the 2021 "connector" between the brand's Ferrari 488 competitor and the Valkyrie will run with a V6 and KERS-inspired hybrid system...

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2021 Aston Martin Project 003 hypercar confirmed
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2021 Aston Martin Project 003 hypercar confirmed

The Aston Martin Project 003 hypercar has been confirmed and teased in a newly unveiled sketch. Codenamed Project 003, Aston Martin is counting the new model as its third hypercar after the Valkyrie and Valkyrie AMR Pro. Aston Martin says Project 003 will come to market in late 2021, and production of the coupe will be limited to 500 cars...


2020 Aston Martin DBS GT Zagato teased
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2020 Aston Martin DBS GT Zagato teased

The Aston Martin DBS GT Zagato has been teased ahead of its unveiling next year, as part of Zagato's centenary celebrations. The new DBS GT Zagato will be based on the recently revealed DBS Superleggera, but will feature Zagato's signature double-bubble roof, an eye-catching new grille, and truncated rear end...


2020 Aston Martin Rapide E details revealed
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2020 Aston Martin Rapide E details revealed

The first concrete details about the Aston Martin Rapide E and its powertrain have been revealed by the British sports car maker. Developed in conjunction with Williams Advanced Engineering, the Rapide E will feature two rear-mounted electric motors delivering a total of 450kW of power and 950Nm of torque...


Aston Martin DBS Superleggera v AMG GT R drag race - video
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Aston Martin DBS Superleggera v AMG GT R drag race - video

The Aston Martin DBS Superleggera and Mercedes-AMG GT R are both the most potent and track-ready supercars in their respective line-ups, but which is the fastest in a straight line? In a new video posted this week, the UK's Top Gear pits the two super GTs against each other in an old-school drag race, with a surprising outcome...


Aston Martin preparing for stock market float by year's end
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Aston Martin preparing for stock market float by year's end

  Sports car maker Aston Martin plans to list itself on the London Stock Exchange by the end of the year. Aston Martin has confirmed to Reuters and other news outlets it's filed the necessary registration documents with the UK Financial Conduct Authority. Should everything be given the green light, the company plans on publishing its prospectus around September 20...


Aston Martin RapidE battery uncovered
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Aston Martin RapidE battery uncovered

Andy Palmer, Aston Martin CEO, has shared an image of the “production intent battery” set to power the upcoming RapidE electric four-door sports car. Based on the existing Rapide AMR, the RapidE will be Aston Martin’s first foray into the world of electric and electrified vehicles, which are set to feature more heavily in its range by the year 2025...


Aston Martin DB5 Goldfinger Continuation: Bond's most famous ride gets a sequel
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Aston Martin DB5 Goldfinger Continuation: Bond's most famous ride gets a sequel

Few movie cars are as well-known as the Aston Martin DB5 from Goldfinger. Now, the team at Aston Martin Works is bringing it back in limited numbers. The (deep breath) Aston Martin DB5 Goldfinger Continuation will be seriously exclusive – just 25 will be produced – and it'll actually have some of the gadgets from the movie car...


Aston Martin and Red Bull keen to enter new car in Le Mans 24 Hour
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Aston Martin and Red Bull keen to enter new car in Le Mans 24 Hour

Aston Martin and Red Bull Racing are keen to enter their upcoming hypercar project in the 24 Hour of Le Mans race. The Automobile Club de l'Ouest, organisers of the race, and the FIA have proposed a new classification, which will allow road-going hypercars and concept cars with hybrid drivetrains to take part...


Aston Martin DB11 v Vantage GT8 drag race - video
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Aston Martin DB11 v Vantage GT8 drag race - video

Aston Martin has recently undergone a significant change in its powertrain line-up – both its V8 and V12 engine offerings are now turbocharged. In something of an unintentional old v new battle, Mat Watson from the UK's Carwow pitted a DB11 V8 against a previous-generation Vantage GT8 – the latter owned by popular YouTube personality, Shmee150...


Aston Martin Cygnet V8 review

Aston Martin Cygnet V8 review

Some luxury carmakers take themselves entirely seriously at all times, but Aston Martin definitely has a sense of humour.


2018 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera review
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2018 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera review

While its 500-grand-plus starting price might make your eyes water, so will the twin-turbo V12 that pounds out 533kW and 900Nm in the finest Aston Martin GT tradition.

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2018 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera review: First drive
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2018 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera review: First drive

Driving any Aston Martin is a privilege, and this DBS Superleggera is no different. It’s stunningly fast, properly premium, different and classy. The fact that it can also be so easy to drive and benign is a sign of the times at the highest end of the buying scale. It will be rare Down Under too, and that in itself is priceless.


Aston Martin DBX production to kick off in 'late 2019'
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Aston Martin DBX production to kick off in 'late 2019'

Aston Martin has confirmed production of its upcoming DBX SUV will start late next year, having completed the second phase of its new St. Athan, Wales, production facility. The factory, which is being created in three converted ex-Ministry of Defence hangars in South Wales, will bring 750 new jobs to the region – 150 of which have already been hired as part of its preparation for production...


Aston Martin DB5 gets Lego-fied
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Aston Martin DB5 gets Lego-fied

The 1964 Aston Martin DB5 from Goldfinger will forever be one of the most famous movie cars in history. Now, Lego has created a toy version so you can park one in your lounge room. While the 1:1 vehicle from the film sold for $4.2 million in 2010, the Lego kit retails for US$149.99 ($201.94) – a bargain by comparison...


Aston Martin Volante Vision concept revealed
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Aston Martin Volante Vision concept revealed

Aston Martin has revealed a new concept, but it may not be what you'd expect from the sports car specialist. Meet the Volante Vision VTOL concept, a vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft that aims to bring luxury personal transportation to the skies...


The week's top news stories: July 15, 2018
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The week's top news stories: July 15, 2018

The automotive news wheel is always turning. If you’re not constantly checking CarAdvice – which you should be doing, by the way – it can be easy for some headlines to slip through the cracks. To make sure you haven’t missed anything important, we’ve gathered what we reckon are the hottest news stories from this week, right here...


Aston Martin Cygnet V8 revealed
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Aston Martin Cygnet V8 revealed

Remember the Aston Martin Cygnet? Platform sharing has created some strange tie-ups throughout history, but the Cygnet was one of the strangest, sharing its underpinnings with the lowly Toyota iQ. Perhaps unsurprisingly, it was an absolute flop. You might be surprised, then, to hear the Cygnet is making a return in 2018. It's definitely not a Toyota anymore, with a 4...


More Aston Martin and Red Bull cars coming, Valkyrie could go enduro
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More Aston Martin and Red Bull cars coming, Valkyrie could go enduro

The forthcoming Aston Martin Valkyrie is already the sort of car to break adjectives, with the promise that it will deliver similar performance to a top flight racer. Yet it looks set to just be the start of a longer collaboration between Aston and the Red Bull Racing Formula 1 team...


Aston Martin DB11 pair gets worked over by Q
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Aston Martin DB11 pair gets worked over by Q

Aston Martin has revealed details about a pair of one-off DB11 V8 creations, born in the bespoke 'Q' department at Gaydon. The first is inspired by the Henley Royal Regatta, a famous rowing event held on the River Thames in Henley-on-Thames, UK, every year. Based on a DB11 Volante, the car is finished in White Stone on the outside, contrasting with a Red Oxide leather interior...