Aston Martin Overview

Aston Martin hasn’t exactly had a spot-free history. In fact, it’s had a rougher time than most big names out there. The company has even filed bankruptcy no less than seven times over the course of its life. For the longest time, it looked like Aston Martin, which has been around since it was founded by Lionel Martin and Robert Bamford in 1914, was going to go belly up. Fortunately, that didn’t happen, and James Bond still has his choice of amazing cars. These days, Aston Martin has a relatively full lineup that includes the Vantage, DB11, DBS Superleggera, Rapide AMR, Rapide E, and the Valkyrie.

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Aston Martin Bull Dog Unveiled After a Painstaking 18 Month Restoration

Aston Martin Bull Dog Unveiled After a Painstaking 18 Month Restoration

This one off wedge shaped Aston from the 70s is unlike any other and is designed for speeds in excess of 200 mph

The Aston Martin Bulldog seen here is unlike any other Aston because it is the only one of its kind in the world, thanks to its striking angular wedge-shaped design. It has undergone an 18-month long restoration.

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These Drop-Dead Gorgeous Renderings Show Us Exactly Why We Need The Aston Martin Vulcan Speedster!

These Drop-Dead Gorgeous Renderings Show Us Exactly Why We Need The Aston Martin Vulcan Speedster!

This Aston Martin Vulcan Speedster in flesh would look drool-worthy!

Rendering artist Jon Sibal is known for his wonderful creations. His latest project is the Aston Martin Vulcan Speedster and it looks stunning. The renderings come as part of Jon’s collaboration with Meguiar’s for an art series called “Portrait of an Icon”. This is the fourth installment of the series. The Vulcan in a Speedster avatar is a treat to the eyes.

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Aston Martin DBX Coupe – Is It Inevitable?

Aston Martin DBX Coupe – Is It Inevitable?

Five or six new versions of the DBX are coming, and Aston Martin could jump onto the coupe-SUV bandwagon

The Aston Martin DBX was a controversial success from launch and, today, it accounts for more that 50-percent of the company’s global sales. With that in mind, it’s no surprise that there are more derivatives of the DBX coming – a move that is expected to keep demand high and make up for the fact that Aston Martin occupies just a small portion of the SUV market. Some of the new DBX models coming are at least somewhat expected, but you might not like all of what Aston Martin is planning.

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A New Prototype Suggests Aston Martin Is Doing Unthinkable Things to the Vantage

A New Prototype Suggests Aston Martin Is Doing Unthinkable Things to the Vantage

An aggressive-looking Test Mule suggests Aston Martin is shoving their Twin-Turbo V-12 into the Vantage

Aston Martin is one of the more enigmatic brands that we occasionally remember is up to something. That said, the British brand, like others, has a certain pattern in which it does things. When the previous-generation Vantage came out, it was equipped with a 4.3-liter V-8. It later grew to a 4.7-liter, but performance was still "meh" compared to some Ferrari or Porsche offerings. That said, in 2009, the entry-level Aston Martin got a V-12. Now, it seems Aston Martin is about to do the same thing to the current Vantage.

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Stolen DB5 Bond Car Worth $25 Million Is Apparently In The Middle East

Stolen DB5 Bond Car Worth $25 Million Is Apparently In The Middle East

Details emerge about the missing Aston Martin DB5 that was driven by Sean Connery in Goldfinger and Thunderball

The Aston Martin DB5 has to be one of the cars of the most iconic film of all time. The DB5 was driven by Sean Connery that featured in Goldfinger & Thunderball back in the ’60s was stolen nearly a quarter of a century ago.

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2021 Aston Martin Valkyrie Spider – A Valkyrie That Can Touch Speeds Of 205 mph With The Roof Off!

2021 Aston Martin Valkyrie Spider – A Valkyrie That Can Touch Speeds Of 205 mph With The Roof Off!

The Valkyrie Spider is limited to 85 examples and comes with an open top, but loses the gullwing doors

Aston Martin had unveiled the AM-RB 001 concept back in 2016. It went into production a year later and came out with the ‘Valkyrie’ moniker. It hasn’t been an easy ride for the British automaker with this product, one instance being the hypercar suffering from a $7-part failure that killed its debut run at the Goodwood FoS, but Aston Martin is going at it with full determination.

Adding a third model to the Valkyrie’s lineup after a coupe and a track-only AMR Pro version, Aston Martin has unveiled the Valkyrie Spider – an open-top version that retains the same performance but loses on the roof and the gullwing doors.

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The Aston Martin DB9 Earned a Sub-Zero on Top Gear's Cool Wall For a Reason

The Aston Martin DB9 Earned a Sub-Zero on Top Gear’s Cool Wall For a Reason

We go over three generations of this iconic British GT car to see exactly why

Aston Martin is a brand synonymous with exclusivity, elegance, glitz, and glamor. The legendary sports carmaker has now been around for over a century and is today a symbol of Britain. Aston Martin has time and again been rated in countless surveys as one of the Coolest Brands of all time.

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2022 Aston Martin V12 Speedster Makes An Appearance At The 2021 Monterey Car Week

2022 Aston Martin V12 Speedster Makes An Appearance At The 2021 Monterey Car Week

Inspired by the iconic DBR1, the V12 Speedster combines modern features with traditional elements
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2020 Aston Martin Victor

2020 Aston Martin Victor

The Victor is a unique Aston Martin based on the mighty One-77

The 2020 Aston Martin Victor is a bespoke, one-off supercar developed by the company’s Q division. Built around a carbon-fiber monocoque from the One-77, a car that Aston Martin offered from 2009 to 2012, the Victor draws styling cues from the V8 Vantage of 1970s, as well as the race-spec DBS V8 (also known as the RHAM/1) that Aston Martin built in the late 1970s for the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

The 2020 Victor is powered by a naturally aspirated V-12 also sourced from the One-77, but some drivetrain components come from the much newer Valkyrie supercar. Q by Aston Martin built just one, so it’s one of those supercars that you can only hope to see in the metal at a fancy auto show.

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Aston Martin Simplifies the DB11 V8 Before It Goes Electric

Aston Martin Simplifies the DB11 V8 Before It Goes Electric

Aston Martin’s DB11 lineup is being simplified in order to make Room for an electric Version

Aston Martin is aiming for electrification in the foreseeable future and the planned changes for the Aston Martin DB11 aim to simplify the model lineup and make room for the electric version for the car. The DB11 was introduced in 2016 and, for two years, was produced alongside the V-12 Vanquish, before completely taking over as the brand’s flagship model. Now, the DB11 will have a more simplified lineup, to accommodate the eventual arrival of the gran tourer’s EV version.

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Don't Wait Too Long to Buy a New Aston Martin Vantage or DB11

Don’t Wait Too Long to Buy a New Aston Martin Vantage or DB11

Aston Martin plans mass electrification of its models by 2030, and it starts in 2025

Quite recently, we talked about the 2022 revisions for the Aston Martin DB11, which aim to simplify the model’s lineup, in order to make room for a future EV version. With that being said, we now know with certainty that Aston Martin’s internal combustion engine days are numbered, as the next-generation Vantage and DB11 will be fully electric. Tobias Moers – Aston Martin CEO – confirmed it in an interview with Automotive News Europe. "The succession of our traditional sports segment has to be full electric, no doubt", Moers said.

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A $7 Part Killed the $3.25 Million Valkyrie's Debut Run At the Goodwood Festival of Speed

A $7 Part Killed the $3.25 Million Valkyrie’s Debut Run At the Goodwood Festival of Speed

The Aston Martin Valkyrie suffered stage fright and stopped working during its debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

A Cosworth-built 6.5-liter naturally-aspirated V-12, 11,000 RPM, hybrid powertrain, 1,160 horsepower (865 kilowatts). Those are just some of the astonishing numbers of the $3.0+ million Aston Martin Valkyrie. The car is able to hit 60 mph (97 km/h) in under 3.0 seconds and only 150 units will be produced with deliveries starting in September. Moreover, there is an even rarer Valkyrie AMR Pro, limited to just 40 units. Nevertheless, the Valkyrie’s debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed turned out to be less than glamorous, as the car had an unexpected malfunction during the hill climb.

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James Bond's New Mid-Engined Car, the Aston Martin Valhalla, Is finally Here

James Bond’s New Mid-Engined Car, the Aston Martin Valhalla, Is finally Here

Aston Martin has finally shown off its new mid-engined hybrid supercar, and the wait was worth it

Aston Martin has showcased the exterior design of its mid-engined hypercar, the Valhalla along with all its technical specfications. While deliveries of the Valkyrie hypercar are now just weeks away, the British carmaker was quietly working on two mid-engine models; one of them being the Valhalla and the other, the revived Vanquish.

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2021 Q by Aston Martin Vantage Roadster 'A3'

2021 Q by Aston Martin Vantage Roadster ’A3’

Aston Martin is paying homage to its oldest surviving car, the A3, by introducing a Vantage Roadster-based A3 Edition to commemorate its 100th anniversary

Aston Martin’s customization division, Q, has come up with a special edition of the Vantage Roadster that pays homage to the A3. The A3 is the oldest surviving car in the British automaker’s history, celebrating a centenary this year. Aston Martin Q has designed the Vantage Roadster and will be making just the three. If you wish to lay your hands on one, you need to get in touch with Aston Martin HWM, the company’s oldest dealer, which has been commissioned to take orders for the same.

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The 1000-Horsepower Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro Ditches Hybrid Tech For Track-Worthiness

The 1000-Horsepower Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro Ditches Hybrid Tech For Track-Worthiness

Limited to just 40 examples, the track-only AMR Pro ditches the hybrid system to lose weight and conquer Le Mans

In late June, a new extreme variant of the Aston Martin Valkyrie was leaked online. To put all the speculation to rest, the British sportscar maker rushed to formally unveil the Valkyrie AMR Pro. It features Formula 1 technology and was built through a collaboration with RedBull with the goal of making a record-breaking run at Le Mans.

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Aston Martin Accidentally Teased a New Version of the Valkyrie Hypercar

Aston Martin Accidentally Teased a New Version of the Valkyrie Hypercar

A tipoff online reveals renderings of a far more aggressive Valkyrie

It looks like Aston Martin isn’t done yet with the Valkyrie series. A recent scoop tipped off to Jalopnik reveals a heavily modified version of Aston’s upcoming hypercar. Unlike some renders, we can be rest assured that this new aggressive avatar of the Valkyrie is for real as it was found on Aston Martin’s official website.

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Aston Martin Is Ready To Say Goodbye To The Manual Transmission

Aston Martin Is Ready To Say Goodbye To The Manual Transmission

So much for Aston Martin being the last company to offer a manual sports car

It feels like the manual transmission is currently under fire and, despite all the evidence that says its days are numbered, it somehow manages to stick around – at least for now, anyway. But, as time goes on, more and more automakers will begin to start phasing it out on mainstream models and sportscars alike. The latest example of this is Aston Martin, which apparently plans to retire its manual gearbox altogether, even if that means breaking promises.

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What is the Least Expensive Aston Martin?

Aston Martin isn’t your run-of-the-mill manufacturer. It’s a high-end sports car manufacturer, so even the cheapest model is a little too expensive for the average joe. Currently, the cheapest model in Aston Martin’s showroom is the Vantage, which carries an MSRP of $149,995 before options, taxes, and any other fees.

What is the Sportiest Aston Martin?

The Aston Martin DBS Superleggera is commonly referred to as the sportiest Aston Martin. It’s the new kid on the black, and it has a timeless appearance that exudes class, sophistication, and power. All of that comes at a cost, though, and you shouldn’t expect to shell out less than $305,000 before any other taxes or fees. Start going crazy on the options list and you’ll shell out considerably more.

What is the Most Popular Aston Martin?

The most popular Aston Martin is actually a toss-up between the Vantage and the DB11. The DB has a long, illustrious history and the Vantage is, well, the Vantage. The DBS Superleggera is also encroaching on the territory of being most popular, but with the $305,000 price tag, it’ll probably never see the same popularity as its slightly lesser brethren.

What is the Most Expensive Aston Martin?

The Aston Martin Valkyrie is the most expensive Aston Martin and carries a price tag of $3.2 million. It’s a limited-production supercar, but you can expect it to carry the torch of being most expensive in the lineup for a long time to come. The most expensive road-going Aston Martin is the Rapide E at $330,000, and it’s followed by the DBS Superleggera at $305,000.

Are Aston Martin Cars Reliable

Aston Martin did suffer from reliability complaints at one time; however, once Ford took ownership of the brand, things started to look up. Now, the company is owned by a different consortium that has continued to improve sales and reliability over time. These days, the Aston Martin brand is fairly reliable, and it’s a good thing since it can’t depend on loyal customers to forgive its reliability problems anymore.