Aston Martin is taking Henrik Fisker to court over the Vanquish-based Thunderbolt concept, with Aston claiming he blatantly copied trademarked design elements in his one-off creation. Read more...
Aston Martin has been spotted running around the Nürburgring in a DB9 test mule that looks mostly like the production model, but is tipped to be packing new oily bits underneath the skin. Continue reading Aston Martin DB9 successor makes...Show More Summary
Twelve years since the model was first revealed, the DB9 is finally heading toward its demise, and Aston Martin has already started work on its successor. A development mule for the next DB9 was recently spotted on the Nurburgring Nordschleife, where it was likely testing a new powertrain or platform. Show More Summary
Earlier this month, Aston Martin unveiled the Vantage GT3 Special Edition at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. Essentially a road-legal version of the endurance race car bearing the same name, the GT3 Special Edition left many enthusiasts in awe, mostly due to its 592-horsepower rating and numerous race-spec bits inside and out. Show More Summary
The successor to Aston Martin’s now legendary DB9 supercar has been spied testing this week, although there’s few clues to be found in these first shots. This prototype, caught lapping the Nurburgring, is undoubtedly built around a new modular platform that will underpin all of Aston Martin’s future models. Show More Summary
Land Rover’s Range Rover Sport has received a few updates for the 2016 model year. The big news is the launch of the sporty HST Limited Edition and frugal HSE Td6 variants. Aston Martin is finally set to replace its aging DB9 with an all-new car in 2016. An early test mule for the new car was spotted this week. An American startup by the...
Aston Martin has started Nürburgring testing of a new modular platform that will underpin its next generation of sports cars, starting with a DB9 successor due in showrooms in late 2016 or early the following year. The new platform is concealed inside the makeshift body of a current-generation DB9, with only a slightly stretched wheelbase and...
The Aston Martin Vantage GT3 race and road vehicles will henceforth be referred to as the Aston Martin Vantage GT12, due to intervention from Porsche’s lawyers. According to a report on the Goodwood Road and Racing website, lawyers from Porsche contacted Aston Martin around the time that the English company launched the Vantage GT3 road [...]
Aston Martin has renamed its new track-inspired Vantage GT3 this week, christening it with the new name ‘Vantage GT12’. The change is understood to be the result of a lawyer-backed complaint by Porsche, whose hero 911 GT3 has worn the badge since 1999. Show More Summary
Just like Aston Martin has had a life-long connection with the James Bond franchise – even though Ian Fleming’s Bond actually drove a Bentley – BMW products have been featured in so many Mission Impossible films that they are now almost part of the recurring cast. Show More Summary
The Porsche 911 GT3 is an icon, incontrovertibly. It’s a benchmark for many, even though it rarely tops a results list in any particular dimension. But is it really the Only Possible GT3? Apparently so. Aston Martin’s latest delicious slice of Forbidden Fruit, the Vantage GT3 road car, was unveiled just a couple of weeks ago in Geneva...
The car above is the Aston Martin Vantage GT3. At least, it used to be. Read more...
Porsche lawyers succeeded in arguing that Aston's use of 'GT3' for a road car would dilute the 911 GT3 branding, despite the term's use as an FIA racing class.
Porsche, always keen to protect what it views as its own, has lawyered up, leading Aston Martin to drop the "GT3" moniker from its most recent sports car, even though that's also the name of a racing class. Continue reading Aston Martin...Show More Summary
In the current automotive realm, automakers are scurrying to find ways to remain emissions-compliant in some of the largest markets around the world. Namely, North America and Europe, two markets that are becoming the strictest as they continue to tighten regulations and standards. Show More Summary
Ex-Works Racing Aston Martin Ulster Team Car, LM19, estimated at £1,600,000-2,200,000, is an early consignment for Bonhams Festival of Speed Sale. The LM series of pre-war Aston Martin Works Team Cars were individually numbered from LM1 to LM23. Show More Summary
The Aston Martin DB5 and James Bond are both icons in their own right, and bringing them together for the first time in 1964's Goldfinger was a partnership so perfect the car has appeared in the spy's stories six more times in fifty years. And it has to stop - now. Read more...
The Norselands have long been known for boxes. Volvo has practically defined the rectangle as a design paradigm, second only to your average Lego in sheer perfection of corners. IKEA’s furniture is most famous for resembling the boxes it came out of, but at least it fits in well with the post-modern asceticism of North Atlantic architecture. Show More Summary
Automobile designer Henrik Fisker has created a one-off design study based on the Aston Martin Vanquish. Dubbed the Thunderbolt, the car made its debut at the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, and features a luxurious interior withShow More Summary
The newly launched Aston Martin Vulcan is both extremely powerful and better looking than most supercars out there, but, more importantly, it’s the company’s most exotic project to date. Not only will it grant Aston Martin access toShow More Summary