The pictures that appeared this week in England of a crash is enough to bring a James Bond to tears. Natasha Gregory clipped a curb and drove her Vauxhall Corsa hatchback into an Aston Martin DBS worth £180,000. What is notable is that the owner claims that this accident left the Aston Martin a total […]
Aston Martin has three eras: its spectacular Pre-War sports/racing years, its 1950s and '60s DB revival, and its modern aluminum resurgence. Oh, and uh, that awkward period that nobody really talks about. Read more...
Already 10 years old, the Aston Martin DB9 will continue to be around until 2016, when the British automaker will unveil its successor. Whether the next-gen model will still carry the DB9 moniker or not is still unknown, but a report coming from Autocar claims Aston Martin has submitted trademark filings for names DB10 through DB14. Show More Summary
Introduced over a decade ago, the DB9 is by now the oldest model in the Aston Martin lineup. It predates the arrival of the V8 Vantage, outlasted the Virage and DBS that spun off from it, and outlived the One-77, V12 Zagato and Cygnet that have all come and gone over the length of its tenure. Show More Summary
The first of Aston Martin’s next-generation supercars is expected to appear in 2016, but reports this week suggest the company is still undecided on a name. According to the UK’s Autocar, Aston Martin design boss Marek Reichman has at least confirmed that the famous ‘DB’ prefix will continue. Show More Summary
Holy hell, the absolutely stunning GT cruiser known as the Aston Martin DBS, is less than $115k on the used car market! For anyone that just cashed out their 401k and wants to party like a sir, they can have this 1-owner, 6-speed manual, 510 horsepower V12 monster for less than the price of a V8 Vantage S. Read more...
Aston Martin will unveil an all-new successor to the 10 year-old DB9 in 2016, according to new reports out of the UK this week. The name of the new model is still to be confirmed, however. Reports suggest Aston is reluctant to continue its current path by introducing a ‘DB10’ badge. Show More Summary
The Bonhams auction is one of those rare times of the year when some of the most exotic classic vehicles are awaken from hibernation for whole world to see. This year, a special Aston Martin DBS was showcased at Bonhams and judging by...Show More Summary
Think of Roger Moore zipping around Europe in an Aston Martin thwarting evil plans, and you'll probably think James Bond, right? Wrong. Because though 007 has driven a variety of Astons in the various films over the years, none of those were in the Moore era. Show More Summary
In its 15th year, Bonhams annual auction at the Aston Martin Works totaled £8.7 million, selling over one hundred lots of collectable automobilia alongside almost 50 motor cars, the largest number Bonhams have ever had at the Aston Martin sale. Show More Summary
An auction of rare "barn finds" has yielded Silverstone Auctions £1 million in total sales at its inaugural Practical Classics Restorations Show. A total of 87 cars were unearthed for the event, from a 1969 Aston Martin DBS Vantage to...Show More Summary
A British sports car startup by the name of David Brown Automotive (no relation to David Brown of Aston Martin fame) has released its first product, the Speedster GT. The styling of the car shows obvious links to the Aston Martin DB5, but under the hood is a supercharged V-8 good for 510 horsepower. Volvo has announced a series of updates across...
What to buy the kid that has everything? How about a toy car? No, not just any toy car - an fully working Aston Martin DB Junior Convertible. The miniature car has a body style that pays homage to iconic Aston Martin convertibles of the 1960s. Show More Summary
Built by Nicholas Mee & Co, the DB Convertible – Junior Classic Car, is a mini Aston Martin for aspiring 007s aged 10 years and over. The little DB is powered by a front mounted 110cc 4-stroke air-cooled petrol engine with a top speed of 74km/h (46mph)! Read the rest of the story at: Live and Let Drive: DB Convertible – Junior Classic Car
Vehicles Affected: Approximately 5,001 versions of Aston Martin vehicles, including the 2008-2014 DB9 and V8 Vantage, 2009-2012 DBS, 2010-2012 Rapide, 2014 Rapide S, 2011-2012 V12 Vantage, 2011-2014 V8 Vantage S and 2012 Virage vehicles. The Problem: The National Highway Traffic...
Kids these days don’t have a clue how easy they have it. It used to be that a child would save up the money from his allowance and various errands and chores to afford his first bike so he could ride to school with all of his chums.Show More Summary
Classic sports cars are often associated less with suave MI6 agents than with middle-aged men with deep pockets and a mid-life crisis to match. That’s changing as Nicholas Mee & Co, Aston Martin Heritage Dealer in West London, aims at a new, (much) younger breed of customers. Show More Summary
Recognize the name David Brown? If you know your British automotive history, you should. But if you don't, maybe you'll recognize him by his initials. The letters DB have adorned some of the most iconic Aston Martins ever made, so named...Show More Summary
Posted on 08.7.2013 19:00 by Kirby Garlitos It seems a little odd for Wheelsandmore to release a tuning program strangely named "Summerheat". But that’s exactly what the German aftermarket company did, and it used an Aston Martin DBS Volante to showcase its new project. Show More Summary
Posted on 08.1.2013 19:00 by Simona The last Aston Martin tuned by the British design firm, Kahn Design, was the DBS Casino Royale, which was pretty sweet. Today, Kahn took another break from its usual Land Rover models and decided to update another Aston Martin model,;this time around it is a DB9. Show More Summary