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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...

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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
Rating: 8.410 /10
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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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$517,000

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...


Aston Martin Valkyrie "a contender" for Nurburgring record
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Aston Martin Valkyrie "a contender" for Nurburgring record

Christian Horner, principal of the Red Bull Racing team, reckons the Aston Martin Valkyrie is capable of toppling the Nurburgring Nordschleife lap record recently set by the Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo. Speaking with Race Fans, Horner argued a Formula One car would not be capable of beating Porsche's record, instead telling the publication the 919 Evo has already eclipsed the track capability of F1 racers...


2018 Aston Martin DB11 Volante review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2018 Aston Martin DB11 Volante review

What better way to review an Aston Martin than with the top down the whole time? The stunning DB11 is hunting all other GTs and doing it with style and panache.

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$395,000

Configurator Challenge: Aston Martin DBS Superleggera, featuring 'Nick'
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Configurator Challenge: Aston Martin DBS Superleggera, featuring 'Nick'

Customisation is in vogue at the moment, but choice can be seriously confusing. In our configurator challenge, we let the CarAdvice team loose on a manufacturer’s website to create their ideal spec of a certain model. For this edition of the Configurator Challenge, we’re designing our perfect Aston Martin DBS Superleggera...


Aston Martin DBS Superleggera: The big(mouth) reveal
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Aston Martin DBS Superleggera: The big(mouth) reveal

Tony Crawford takes a first-hand look at the new Aston Martin DBS Superleggera. Get the full story right here.


2019 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera revealed
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2019 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera revealed

Aston Martin has revealed its lightweight DBS Superleggera, reviving two legendary nameplates to create a new 'Super GT' replacement for the Vanquish S. In keeping with the formula laid out by the Vanquish, the DBS is powered by a big V12 engine. It's the same 5.2-litre twin-turbo unit from the DB11, tuned to make a whopping 533kW and 900Nm of torque...


Time Machine Tuesday: 19 June 2018
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Time Machine Tuesday: 19 June 2018

People often say “don’t forget where you came from”. Although we’re focused on every new car, every last detail here at CarAdvice, we have an extensive back-catalogue of news stories, lifestyle yarns and reviews. Here’s a look at what happened on the week of June 19 in years past...


2019 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera leaked
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2019 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera leaked

The Aston Martin DBS Superleggera, replacement for the current Vanquish, has been leaked via social media this week ahead of the new model's official reveal sometime later this month. Posted on Instagram by user @motor_magnet, the image shows the front end of a black vehicle, previewing some of the changes to expect over the 'standard' DB11...


Aston Martin Vantage GT3, GT4 revealed
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Aston Martin Vantage GT3, GT4 revealed

Aston Martin Racing (AMR) has revealed its new Vantage GT3 and Vantage GT4 race cars ahead of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Based on the new-generation Vantage sports car, the GT3 and GT4 cars aim to build on the successful record of their predecessors, with the GT3 to make its racing debut at the Michelin Aston Martin Racing Le Mans Festival this weekend...