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Teaser for Aston Martin 003 hypercar debuting in 2021

Aston Martin 003 hypercar will be first with new turbo V-6

Aston Martin's 003 hypercar due in 2021 will be powered by a new turbocharged V-6 developed in-house, CEO Andy Palmer has confirmed. Speaking with Auto Express in an interview published Friday, Palmer said the V-6 is related to Aston Martin's current V-12, a twin-turbocharged unit displacing... read more

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Aston Martin names Penny Hughes as chairman ahead of IPO

Aston Martin on Monday named Penny Hughes as chairman ahead of a planned initial public offering on the London Stock Exchange that was first announced in August. Hughes spent... read more September 11, 2018 by

Site of Aston Martin plant in St Athan, Wales

St Athan will be Aston Martin EV hub, production site for Rapide E

Aston Martin is in the final phase of converting a former military hanger in St Athan, Wales into a second plant to join the existing plant in Gaydon, England. Gaydon will... read more September 10, 2018 by

Aston Martin Works classic car showroom in central London

Aston Martin opens ritzy London showroom for classic cars

The wind is still fully in the sails of the classic car market and Aston Martin is capitalizing with the opening of a ritzy showroom specially focused on models from... read more September 6, 2018 by

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Aston Martin announces intention to launch IPO

Reports of Aston Martin launching an initial public offering (IPO) date back as far as the brand’s sale by Ford to a consortium led by Prodrive founder David Richards... read more August 29, 2018 by

Aston Martin Rapide E battery development

Aston Martin gives first look at Rapid-E's 800-volt battery

Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer on Tuesday gave an update on the progress of the automaker's first electric car, the Rapid-E. Palmer posted a photo of what he described as a... read more August 22, 2018 by

Aston Martin Valkyrie in near-production form

Aston Martin's newest hypercar has the most powerful road engine in the world*

When the Aston Martin Valkyrie makes its official debut—likely later this year—it will have a record-breaking engine mounted behind the passenger compartment. On... read more August 21, 2018 by

Aston Martin's DB5 has featured extensively in various James Bond films

Aston Martin to build 25 James Bond-spec DB5s

Even to this day, 1964's “Goldfinger” is considered by most to be the best James Bond movie ever made, particularly if those fans are also car nuts. Yes, what... read more August 19, 2018 by

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Aston Martin likely to race Valkyrie successor at Le Mans

Aston Martin is more likely to race the successor to its Valkyrie and not the Valkyrie itself in the so-called Hypercar class (a name is yet to be selected) that will replace... read more August 13, 2018 by

Aston Martin Valkyrie in near-production form

Adrian Newey explains why Aston Martin's Valkyrie has a V-12

It might seem odd that Aston Martin chose to go with the relatively old-school choice of a big V-12 for its Valkyrie hypercar at a time when rivals are downsizing to... read more August 7, 2018 by

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First details on Aston Martin DBS Superleggera AMR

Aston Martin has just unleashed upon the world the 715-horsepower DBS Superleggera, but it doesn't represent the end of the performance road for the new super GT. Just as... read more August 2, 2018 by

2019 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera

2019 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera first drive review: Dead serious, dead sexy

Twelve-cylinder engines are an endangered automotive species. Only a handful are left: Mercedes and Maybach share one, and so do BMW and Rolls-Royce. Ferrari has its... read more July 31, 2018 by

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Aston Martin hints at Vanquish name for mid-engine supercar

With Aston Martin choosing to revive the DBS nameplate for the replacement for the second-generation Vanquish, many have been left wondering whether the Vanquish nameplate... read more July 27, 2018 by

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Rare Aston Martin DP215 raced by Phil Hill at Le Mans heads to auction

Next month's Monterey Car Week auctions are set to see plenty of action. Already confirmed for the Californian event is a Ferrari 250 GTO as well as as one of the winning... read more July 24, 2018 by

2020 Aston Martin Vantage test mule spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Aston Martin testing manual-equipped Vantage?

If CEO Andy Palmer has his way, Aston Martin’s sports cars will always be available with a manual transmission—but right now none of its cars come with a third... read more July 23, 2018 by

Lego James Bond Aston Martin DB5

Live your James Bond fantasies in small scale with this Lego DB5

Lego has just announced a new edition to its Creator series. James Bond's iconic coupe has been scaled down and turned into bricks to create this Lego version of the Aston... read more July 19, 2018 by


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