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.