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Aston Martin DBX SUV revealed with official camo set

The Aston Martin DBX will look exactly as one would expect, and blessedly very little like the jacked-up coupe concept unveiled in 2015. As these official 'spy photos' show, Aston Martin's long anticipated SUV will boast a silhouette that could almost be mistaken for an F-Pace or Levante – with, perhaps, the exception of that peculiar duckbill at the rear...

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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 DBX SUV to look nothing like DB11 or Vantage
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Aston Martin DBX SUV to look nothing like DB11 or Vantage

Aston Martin says the DBX SUV will not be constrained by a platform-sharing agreement, unlike four-wheel drives from the likes of Porsche and Bentley. Aston Martin vice president and chief creative officer, Marek Reichman, told CarAdvice the freedom to develop a super-luxury SUV from scratch will differentiate its design and performance from that of luxo-SUV rivals...


2019 Aston Martin DBX teased as factory construction begins
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2019 Aston Martin DBX teased as factory construction begins

A silhouette sketch of the Aston Martin DBX, the brand's first crossover, has been released to coincide with the start of construction at the car's new Welsh factory. Earlier this week, the British government formally handed over the keys to the former Ministry of Defence site in St Athan, Wales. The hangars at the facility will be converted into the company's second production site...


Aston Martin chief Andy Palmer details product offensive
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Aston Martin chief Andy Palmer details product offensive

Aston Martin has revealed its plans for a new model onslaught, with the company to have 7 new models by 2020. Speaking to media at the opening of the company's new Zagame dealership in Richmond, Melbourne, Aston Martin's CEO, Andy Palmer detailed the product strategy that will see at least one new model every year from now until the end of the decade...


Don't expect to see Aston Martin take on Germany's latest power wagons
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Don't expect to see Aston Martin take on Germany's latest power wagons

Wagonistas the world over got a little hot under the collar at the 2017 Geneva motor show, as both Mercedes-AMG and Porsche took the covers off two super-brisk, super-practical estates – the E63 S Estate and Panamera Turbo Sport Turismo. But alas, British sports car brand Aston Martin says it is unlikely to enter that particular fray...


Aston Martin set for another golden age
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Aston Martin set for another golden age

This year, British luxury sports car manufacturer Aston Martin celebrates 103 years in business, during which time it has produced a combined total of about 80,000 cars. That's about the same number that Toyota produces in three days. In a global industry that boasts around 85 million cars per annum, Aston Martin makes up a fractional slice of the total cars built each year...


Aston Martin DB11 key to the brand’s new product plan
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Aston Martin DB11 key to the brand’s new product plan

If you listen to Aston Martin’s Chief Creative Officer and Design Director, Marek Reichman, the famous British luxury sports car manufacturer is about to enter what could be its most successful period ever - and it all starts with the all-new DB11. “What we call our ‘Second Century Plan’ starts with DB11...


2019 Aston Martin DBX crossover could account for half the company’s sales
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2019 Aston Martin DBX crossover could account for half the company’s sales

The Aston Martin DBX could account for half of the British brand's sales once the crossover SUV goes on sale in 2019. The EV-capable DBX crossover will be one of Aston Martin’s seven new models being developed as part of its second century plan. It will be aimed primarily at the American and Chinese markets, and be built at a separate factory, in Wales...


Aston Martin's new target buyer is an imaginary woman named Charlotte
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Aston Martin's new target buyer is an imaginary woman named Charlotte

Aston Martin’s new target buyer is an affluent, late-30s, Californian woman named Charlotte. That’s the word from Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer, who told Automotive News the British luxury sports car manufacturer needs to increase its appeal to female customers to achieve its future sales goals...


2019 Aston Martin DBX SUV and new platforms given green light for production
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2019 Aston Martin DBX SUV and new platforms given green light for production

Aston Martin Lagonda today announced that a £200 million investment would be used to ensure the Aston Martin DBX SUV enters production and is available for sale by 2019. In addition to the DBX SUV, Aston Martin also plans to introduce several new model lines during the same period. The funding injection comes in the form of £200 million of preference shares...


Aston Martin DBX crossover may be built in the USA - report
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Aston Martin DBX crossover may be built in the USA - report

As part of the company's ambitious growth plans, the upcoming Aston Martin DBX crossover may be built in the United States. The Financial Times claims that Aston Martin is being actively courted by a number of southern US states, which have been stung in recent times, as many automakers have decided to invest in facilities in Mexico rather than break new ground or expand current facilities in the US...


Aston Martin to stick with manuals and V12s, says CEO
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Aston Martin to stick with manuals and V12s, says CEO

New Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer says the British sports car brand won’t follow the trend of ditching manual transmissions in its future models. “I would love to be the last car manufacturer providing stick shifts in the US,” Palmer told US publication Car and Driver. “That’s my hope, we will keep the faith...


Aston Martin DBX Concept breaks new ground at Geneva
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Aston Martin DBX Concept breaks new ground at Geneva

Aston Martin sprung a rare motor show surprise by revealing the DBX Concept at the 2015 Geneva fair - just don’t call it an SUV, because Aston Martin certainly isn’t. The all-electric, all-wheel drive high-riding crossover coupe is the first of it’s kind to come from the heralded Aston Martin stable, and it may strengthen ties with Mercedes-Benz and AMG parent company Daimler...


Aston Martin DBX design study
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Aston Martin DBX design study

Say hello to the Aston Martin DBX design concept. It was developed by two 21-year-old industrial design students from Poland. The car represents a shift away from Aston Martin's current design language but at the same time you can see the Aston Martin heritage shining through...