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Aston Martin Vanquish: AMR Pro and Volante variants planned

The Aston Martin Vanquish will be revived as a mid-engined supercar to take on the likes of Ferrari and McLaren, and the company's boss has already alluded to additional variants that are in the pipeline...

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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...


Daniel Ricciardo takes his F1 racer on a USA road trip - video
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Daniel Ricciardo takes his F1 racer on a USA road trip - video

Daniel Ricciardo may have just announced his move to Renault for 2019, but he's still doing plenty of cool things at Aston Martin Red Bull Racing. While his racer may be more at home on the track than public roads, the Aussie F1 champion has taken his motorsport weapon through the streets of San Francisco and down the Strip in Vegas...


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...


Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro announced
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Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro announced

Aston Martin has teased a more track-focused version of the (as-yet unreleased) Valkyrie hypercar. Dubbed the AMR Pro, the hotter Valkyrie will reportedly be as fast as a modern Formula One car with a talented driver behind the wheel. Aston Martin is promising more power and torque from the 6.5-litre V12 engine, along with a raft of weight savings over the 'standard' car...


Sebastien Ogier trades WRC for F1 and drives Vettel’s old Red Bull RB7
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Sebastien Ogier trades WRC for F1 and drives Vettel’s old Red Bull RB7

Even World Rally Championship (WRC) drivers want to be Formula One drivers. And proving it, four-time WRC champion Sebastien Ogier has scored his dream drive in a V8-powered Red Bull Racing F1 car. Getting to drive Sebastian Vettel’s old 2011 championship-winning Red Bull Racing RB7 Formula 1 car around Austria’s 4...


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...


2017 Aston Martin Vantage Redbull Edition revealed
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2017 Aston Martin Vantage Redbull Edition revealed

Two brand-new special edition Red Bull Racing models have been revealed ahead of their official unveiling, planned for this year's opening round of the 2017 Formula One season in Melbourne. This time, though, thanks to a new relationship, they're not Renaults but Aston Martins...


Aston Martin AM-RB 001 to get Cosworth V12
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Aston Martin AM-RB 001 to get Cosworth V12

Aston Martin has confirmed its Formula One-inspired AM-RB 001 hypercar will feature a naturally-aspirated V12 built by legendary British engine company, Cosworth. The British marque announced some of the technical partners for its hypercar project this week, along with some of the key details of its road-going racer. A high-revving 6...


'Mad' Mike's original MadBul RX-7 gets old-school facelift
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'Mad' Mike's original MadBul RX-7 gets old-school facelift

If you're a fan of the mighty Mazda RX-7, you've not doubt heard of New Zealand drifter 'Mad' Mike Whiddett, and surely seen – or indeed heard – his ear-melting quad-rotor Mazda RX-7. Well, after 10 years in his possession, and more than a handful of rebuilds, the professional Kiwi skidder has treated the car to another refresh...


Hybrid power likely for Aston Martin AM-RB 001 hypercar
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Hybrid power likely for Aston Martin AM-RB 001 hypercar

Aston Martin and Red Bull’s upcoming AM-RB 001 hypercar is likely to have hybrid power, according to key hints from the partners. On Red Bull’s careers website, the company is advertising positions for AM-RB 001 engineers, notably those with experience in hybrid systems, semi-active suspension and composite materials...


AM-RB 001 could be first of many mid-engine Aston Martin hypercars
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AM-RB 001 could be first of many mid-engine Aston Martin hypercars

The AM-RB 001 being developed by Aston Martin and Red Bull Racing will likely be the first in a series of mid-engine road-legal hypercars. Marek Reichman, Aston Martin's chief creative officer, told The Drive: "Everything we do in Special Projects is in part a foretelling of something to come. We never do something and then forget it...


CarAdvice Podcast episode 11: Open speed limits, pricey new NSX, Aston's new hypercar, Volvo S90/V90 driven, and much more
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CarAdvice Podcast episode 11: Open speed limits, pricey new NSX, Aston's new hypercar, Volvo S90/V90 driven, and much more

Welcome to episode 11 of the CarAdvice.com podcast! If you missed last week's episode, or you'd like to know more about the show, catch our earlier articles here. This week, Paul Maric and Mandy Turner are joined again by senior editor Mike Costello to discuss the latest CarAdvice news and reviews from across the automotive landscape and Australia's new-car market...


AM-RB 001: Aston Martin and Red Bull reveal collaborative hypercar
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AM-RB 001: Aston Martin and Red Bull reveal collaborative hypercar

The AM-RB 001, named for its status as the first project in a new technical and design partnership between Aston Martin and the Red Bull Formula One team, has been unveiled in London tonight. Announced in March, the AM-RB 001 is the "groundbreaking hypercar" lovechild of champion race-car designer Adrian Newey and Aston Martin chief designer Marek Reichman...


Aston Martin AM-RB 001 Hypercar to be built with Red Bull Racing Formula One team
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Aston Martin AM-RB 001 Hypercar to be built with Red Bull Racing Formula One team

Aston Martin has announced a new partnership with the Red Bull Racing Formula One team that will not only see the pair create a new hyper car, but also signals the British marque's return (in some form) to the Formula One world championship...


Red Bull reveals latest Defender-based event truck
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Red Bull reveals latest Defender-based event truck

If you’ve ever wondered what you’d get if you crossed an Aventador with a Land Rover, you’re a bit mad. But, if you have, this might be your answer: Red Bull’s new party van. Appearing recently on the South African website of the energy drink and sponsor-all-the-things giant - and later pulled from all official Red Bull channels - the 4x4 event machine is understood to be a massively transformed long-wheelbase Defender 130...


Aston Martin, Mercedes-Benz said to be in talks with Red Bull for new F1 partnership
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Aston Martin, Mercedes-Benz said to be in talks with Red Bull for new F1 partnership

The Renault and Infiniti logos on Red Bull F1 cars could soon be replaced with Mercedes-Benz and Aston Martin branding, if new reports out of the UK are to be believed. According to Autosport, a souring of the relationship between Red Bull and current engine supplier Renault is believed to have the team considering new options...


Daniel Ricciardo proves motorsport cooler than cricket, golf
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Daniel Ricciardo proves motorsport cooler than cricket, golf

Daniel Ricciardo has outdone Aussie cricket, golf, tennis and AFL stars to be named the world's most talked about Australian sports star for 2014. Based on global online news media data gathered by Meltwater News between January 1 and December 5, 2014, West Australian Formula One star Daniel Ricciardo pipped the likes of cricketer Michael Clark, golfer Adam Scott, tennis ace Nick Kyrgios and AFL heavyweight Lance "Buddy" Franklin, accruing 208,687 online media mentions...


Mark Webber's early-2007 Red Bull F1 car available for sale
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Mark Webber's early-2007 Red Bull F1 car available for sale

A Red Bull RB3 Formula One race car driven by Australian Mark Webber during the 2007 season has been listed for sale in the UK for 250,000 pounds ($458,000). The listing on British website Race Cars Direct was posted late last month by Nigel Baskerville. Baskerville believes that his RB3 is the "only raced Red Bull F1 car in private ownership", but it's not clear how he came to be in possession of the vehicle...


Renault Megane RS265 Red Bull RB8: F1 limited edition from $49,990
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Renault Megane RS265 Red Bull RB8: F1 limited edition from $49,990

The limited edition Renault Megane RS265 Red Bull RB8 has been released in Australia celebrating Red Bull Racing's fourth consecutive clinching of the Formula One drivers' and constructors' world titles. At $49,990, the Red Bull RB8 is based on the identically priced Renault Megane RS265 Trophy 8:08 – the fastest front-wheel-drive production car to lap the Nurburgring...