VideoBonham’s will offer this DB3S at its next Aston Martin auction, a factory racecar that later starred in a quirky British comedy film and has provided trusty service for many years in the Mille Miglia reenactment. From its commission, the car has evolved an interesting back story. Built in 1953 for [...]
I know what you’re thinking – it looks like an Aston Martin, it sounds like an Aston Martin, and it probably even smells like an Aston Martin. But an Aston Martin, it isn’t (at least in a technical sense). No, the sexy four-door you see here is in fact called a Lagonda, specifically the Taraf. Show More Summary
Aston Martin recently partnered with the Red Bull Racing Formula One team to develop a new hypercar. The car, code-named the AM-RB 001, will start deliveries in 2018 and only 99 examples will be built. Autocar recently sat down with the car’s two main designers, Aston Martin Design Director Marek Reichman and Red Bull Racing Chief Technical...
A new structure, a new design, a new engine...Aston Martin left no stone unturned in the course of creating its all-new figurehead.
In 1986, this Aston Martin DBS was rolled into a barn and locked safely away from prying eyes, and for the last 30 years, that is exactly where it has remained, until now. Continue reading This Aston Martin DBS has lived in a barn since...Show More Summary
Chinese tech company LeEco, already known for backing electric vehicle startup Faraday Future and Aston Martin’s upcoming RapidE EV, has revealed an ultra-green offering of its own. Formerly known as LeTV, often described as ‘the Netflix...Show More Summary
Just days after Aston Martin chief Andy Palmer announced that a conversion kit for the Aston Martin Vulcan is already in the works, the track-only supercar is back in the headlines for an entirely different reason.This time, one of the...Show More Summary
Aston Martin's new Vulcan supercar has arrived Down Under at New Zealand's Highlands Motorsports Park, an appropriate place for the V-12 monster that was designed specifically for track use. With 800 horsepower on tap, the Vulcan is Aston Martin's answer to the Ferrari XX cars and the McLaren P1 GTR, meaning it isn't actually legal on public roads...
We drove the 2017 Audi R8 on the banks of Daytona; the second Aston Martin Vulcan arrived in the U.S.; and we learned the difference between diesel and gasoline engines. It's The Week in Reverse, right here on Motor Authority. The Audi R8 is a world-class supercar, and Daytona International Speedway's road-racing circuit offers big speed as well...
Taking ownership of an Aston Martin V8 Vantage S is cool enough in its own right. But you know what’s better than that? Being only one of five people to take delivery of the super limited Vantage V8 S Blades Edition. But you know what’s...Show More Summary
Aston Martin’s push for electrification is well-documented, as are the intentions of a lot of other automakers in the world. The British automaker’s case for putting more emphasis on EV models has allowed it to partner with the likes of investment firm ChinaEquity in the development of an electric version of the Aston Martin Rapide. Show More Summary
Aston Martin chief says it's inevitable that 007's car will one day be powered by electricity. Continue reading Aston Martin CEO dreams of an electric future for James Bond Aston Martin CEO dreams of an electric future for James Bond originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 21 Apr 2016 17:27:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
Want to drive your new $2.3-million Aston Martin Vulcan on the road? Racing consultancy RML is working on a conversion - with the manufacturer's blessing. Continue reading Aston Martin Vulcan being converted to road-going spec Aston Martin Vulcan being converted to road-going spec originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 21 Apr 2016 11:01:00 EST. Show More Summary
Brief news items for Lifehacker readers, including: How Guzman y Gomez is taking on McDonald’s in Australia, Aston Martin’s Vulcan supercar tears up New Zealand, have we reached “peak” smartphone? More »
Before I could even finish snapping some pictures of the pulled over 2016 Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT Roadster, a Porsche 911 Carrera S roared past me on its way to the Snake on the Mulholland Highway outside Los Angeles. I paused, squinted...Show More Summary
The extremely limited 24-car production run of the Aston Martin Vulcan meant that we probably wouldn’t ever see one in Australia. If you want to take a quick trip across the ditch, though, you can. There’s one that lives at Highlands Motorsport Park in New Zealand, though, and it’s pretty quick around the 4.1km track. More »
One of the wildest cars ever created, the Aston Martin Vulcan can finally hit the streets after engineering specialist RML announced a road conversion kit for the V12-powered racer. It is expected that the conversion for the car will take about three months, with each having to undergo safety improvements, emissions checks and various other […]
The Aston Martin Vulcan is awesome for a lot of reasons, but if there’s one gripe about this $2.6 million track-focused supercar, it’s that the exclusivity extends all the way to its use. Suffice to say, the 24 owners of the 24 Vulcans made can only use it on a race track. Show More Summary
Apple Hires A Design Engineer From Tesla The news that Apple has hired Chris Porritt, once a chief design engineer at Aston Martin and most recently an engineer for Tesla, has re-ignited all of the rumors that Apple is indeed developing an electric car. Show More Summary
The Aston Martin Vantage is on its way out after a run that’s lasted more than a decade. The car was first previewed in concept form as far back as 2003 and made its debut two years later as a 2006 model. A successor is coming next year, one based on the all-new platform debuting in the 2017 DB11. Before its arrival, though, Aston Martin is...