Aston Martin News

  • Aston Martin Assured Provenance

    The strong interest in classic cars in recent years, sadly often purely for investment purposes, has led to a number of popular brands launching departments that cater exclusively to owners of older models. These departments, like Ferrari Classiche, Porsche Classic or the more recent Lamborghini Polo Storico, are set up to handle the buying and selling of older models, their repair and restoration work, maintaining the company archives and proving the provenance of cars—always with full vehicle certification. WATCH: 'Spectre' Stunt Driver Takes The Aston Martin DB10 For A Spin: Video...

  • Aston Martin DB10 from new James Bond movie ‘Spectre’
    'Spectre' Stunt Driver Takes The Aston Martin DB10 For A Spin: Video

    It was back in December that Aston Martin surprised us with the unveiling of a new car, the DB10, developed exclusively for a starring role in the new James Bond movie Spectre. Aston Martin has built just 10 examples, all of them for filming purposes, and while the car was never intended for...

  • 2016 Aston Martin DB9 GT Bond Edition
    Aston Martin Gears Up For ‘Spectre’ Launch With DB9 GT Bond Edition

    The new James Bond movie Spectre is only a couple of months out from its debut, and that means we’ll finally get a good look at and perhaps the opportunity to learn more about the Aston Martin model developed exclusively for the film: the DB10. The DB10 isn’t meant for sale—Aston...

  • Kahn Design WB12 Vengeance based on the Aston Martin DB9
    Kahn Design’s WB12 Vengeance Hits The Track In New Teaser Video

    It's fair if some members of the Aston Martin Owners Club happen to feel Kahn Design’s WB12 Vengeance is the very definition of messing with perfection. One group that decidedly doesn't feel that way? The leadership at Aston Martin. Because Kahn Design's new coachbuilding business—which...

  • 2015 Aston Martin Rapide S
    Aston Martin CEO Says 800-HP Electric Rapide Coming In Two Years

    At the Shanghai Auto Show in April, Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer alluded to a possible all-electric version of the Rapide four-door and last week he confirmed it to Automotive News (subscription required). Speaking at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance this past weekend, Palmer said the car would...

  • Aston Martin DP-100 Vision Gran Turismo concept
    Aston Martin Mulls New Supercar

    Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer has confirmed that the automaker is considering a new supercar; one destined for the road like the One-77 launched earlier this decade rather than the more recent Vulcan track special. Speaking with Auto Express, Palmer said Aston Martin is looking to make a decision on...

  • Aston Martin Vulcan

    This weekend is the Spa 24 Hours, the highlight of the Blancpain Endurance Series, and this year a number of teams will be competing using the Aston Martin V12 Vantage GT3 race car. Another Aston Martin will be present at the Belgian race, though, and that’s the limited edition Vulcan track car. Fresh from its dynamic debut at the recent Goodwood Festival of Speed, the 800-plus-horsepower Vulcan will complete two laps of the 4.35-mile Spa Francorchamps circuit located in the beautiful Ardennes, with works driver Darren Turner behind the wheel. There are few official lap times for Spa...

  • Aston Martin DB10 in trailer for new James Bond movie 'Spectre'
    Aston Martin DB10 Features In Trailer For New James Bond Movie ‘Spectre’

    It was back in December that Aston Martin shocked us with the unveiling of a new car, the DB10, which was developed exclusively for a starring role in the new James Bond movie Spectre. Today, an extended trailer is out and we get to see several shots of the car in action and even learn some if its...

  • Aston Martin Vulcan, 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed
    Red Bull Racing’s Adrian Newey Working On Aston Martin Supercar: Report

    Hot on the heels of news Aston Martin is considering making a return to Formula One as a technology partner of Red Bull Racing, a role currently fulfilled by Infiniti, more rumors emerging from the U.K. suggest Red Bull design ace Adrian Newey’s long-postulated road car project could end up...

  • 2015 Aston Martin Vantage GTE art car by Tobias Rahberger
    Is Aston Martin Heading To F1 With Red Bull Racing?

    It seems that the good guys and gals in Gaydon are eager to expand their racing presence. There's a rumor floating around right now that would have Aston Martin making its return to the world of Formula One, and it's all related to the automaker's current partnership with Mercedes-Benz. ALSO SEE...

  • Aston Martin Vulcan, 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed
    Aston Martin Vulcan Makes Dynamic Debut At 2015 Goodwood Festival Of Speed

    England’s Goodwood Festival of Speed is over for another year, but there’s plenty of photos and video to digest still. One of the stars this year was Aston Martin’s Vulcan track car, which made its dynamic debut at the event and was also shown for the first time in a new livery...

  • 2016 Aston Martin DB9 GT
    Aston Martin Ups Power In DB9 With New GT Trim

    A successor to the Aston Martin DB9 is in the works but before its arrival the DB9 is benefitting from what’s likely to be its last round of updates. The big news is the addition of a new GT trim level which sees the DB9 receive the highest output in the nameplate’s history: 540...

  • 2015 Aston Martin Vantage GTE art car by Tobias Rahberger

    Aston Martin has revealed a special new livery for the number 97 Vantage GTE race car that will be competing in this weekend’s 24 Hours of Le Mans, the highlight of the 2015 World Endurance Championship. Designed by artist Tobias Rahberger, it uses various optical effects to make the V-8-powered racer appear as if it’s moving even when at a standstill. ALSO SEE: Here’s Your Chance To Own A Porsche 919 Hybrid Rahberger is well known for creating art that uses optical illusions to distort the perception of the viewer. He’s won numerous awards worldwide and was chosen by...

  • Aston Martin V8 Vantage N24 Rose
    Driving The Aston Martin English Rose: Video

    Aston Martin is eager to prove that it's road cars are reliable machines. One way to do that is to simply put a Honda or Toyota badge on the front. That won't work here though. The other way to prove reliability is by taking your toys and going racing with them. In 2006, that's exactly what Aston...

  • 2015 Aston Martin Vanquish 'One of Seven'
    German Collector Commissions Seven Bespoke Aston Martin Vanquish Coupes

    Aston Martin has announced that a German collector by the name of Markus Storck has commissioned a series of seven bespoke Vanquish sports cars for himself and presumably six of his friends. The automaker says that Storck, the founder of bicycle manufacturer Storck Bikes, has taken delivery of the...

  • Starpath UV Painted Aston Martin
    Gumball 3000 Aston Martin Sports New Glow-In-The-Dark Paint

    There's nothing like the Gumball 3000. The inter-continental sprint popular with the racers, rappers, rock stars, and ridiculously rich dudes is without a doubt, the most glamorous rally in the world. And given that the starting grid is stacked with hardware like the Rebellion R2K and McLaren P1s...

  • Aston Martin DBX concept, 2015 Geneva Motor Show
    Aston Martin CEO Calls Alabama “Obvious Choice” For New Plant

    It emerged last month that Aston Martin was looking to add a second plant in preparation for several new models due out in the coming years and the extra capacity they’ll require. A possible location for the new plant was said to be here in the U.S., though Aston Martin could just as easily...

  • 2015 Aston Martin Vanquish Volante by Valentino
    Aston Martin And Valentino Create One-Off Vanquish Volante

    Aston Martin rolled out a very special version of its Vanquish Volante this week which it developed with its Q personalization department in partnership with Italian fashion label Valentino. But this particular Vanquish isn’t a new special edition along the lines of Lamborghini’s...

  • 2013 Aston Martin DB9 Spyder Zagato Centennial

    There's always acres of desirable sheet metal on hand in Pebble Beach. And if you've ever wanted to own a one-off Aston Martin or some uber-rare Ferrari and Maserati prototypes—and have pockets as deep as the Mariana Trench—you'll have a chance at the RM Sotheby's auction this August in Monterey. DON'T MISS: 2016 Chevrolet Camaro Leaked The Aston Martin in question is a Zagato-bodied stunner built to celebrate the famed British marque's 100th anniversary and delivered to American collector Peter Read in 2013. While the coachwork is unique to the car, it shares its underpinnings...

  • Kahn Design WB12 Vengeance teaser
    Kahn Design’s Aston Martin DB9-Based WB12 Vengeance Revealed In Official Images

    Known for its modified Land Rovers and other prestige models, Kahn Design recently transitioned to the world of coachbuilt cars with its new range of Flying Huntsman models based on Land Rover Defender underpinnings. Now the British firm has something in the works for performance fans: a new grand...

  • James Bond 'Spectre' car chase teaser video screencap
    Aston Martin DB10 And Jaguar C-X75 On The Set Of New James Bond Movie 'Spectre': Video

    If nothing else, the latest James Bond movie will have some of the best cars in the franchise's history. In Spectre, Daniel Craig's 007 will take the wheel of an Aston Martin DB10—a model designed especially for the movie—while the bad guys will get the keys to the stillborn Jaguar...

  • Aston Martin DBX concept, 2015 Geneva Motor Show
    Aston Martin Secures Funding For SUV, Other Luxury Vehicles

    Aston Martin has managed to secure an additional round of funding from key shareholders Investindustrial and Tejara Capital to the tune of £200 million (approximately $307 million) to develop an SUV as well as other luxury-oriented models. This is in addition to previous rounds of funding...

  • Aston Martin DBX concept, 2015 Geneva Motor Show
    Aston Martin Confirms Three New Model Lines, Mulls U.S. Plant

    There are few brands more quintessentially British than Aston Martin, but could the maker of some of the most beautiful sports cars on the planet start production in the U.S.? While it may seem like an odd move, just this week another struggling sports car manufacturer from the U.K., Lotus...

  • 2015 Aston Martin Vantage GT12
    Aston Martin Vantage GT12 Made Official, Still Not Coming To U.S.

    Aston Martin chose to rename its track-focused Vantage GT3 the Vantage GT12 after Porsche complained about the car’s usage of “GT3” in its title, which it would seem the German automaker has exclusive rights to when it comes to road-going applications (GT3-badged cars from other...

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