Tag Archives: Aston Martin

Behind the scenes with the development of the Aston Martin Vantage GTE

Aston Martin has been quite successful in the world of motorsport. The British automaker has been pushing its cars on the racetrack since the 1950s. In recent years, Aston Martin Racing has had strong results running in various GT endurance races around the globe, with a notable first-in-class finish at the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans. Now though, the aging...

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2019 Aston Martin Vantage almost sold out for first production year

The 2019 Aston Martin Vantage is days old, but that hasn't stopped customers from snapping up nearly all of the car's allocated production. Over the past few days, Aston Martin shopped its luxurious sports car to private customers and 80 percent of them have purchased, Bloomberg reported last week. Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer let the small detail slip in...

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Aston Martin Vantage GTE race car revealed on heels of 2019 Vantage road car

Just hours after revealing the 2019 Vantage production car, Aston Martin took the wraps off the racing version, the Vantage GTE. The race car replaces the most successful Aston Martin racer of all time, the V8 Vantage GTE, and will be the brand's entry in the FIA World Endurance Championship series. The race car was developed alongside the road car at Aston...

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James Bond’s Aston Martin DB10 was based off the 2019 Vantage

Concept cars playing feature roles in movies is nothing new. Typically those concept cars preview future cars or future design directions. In a rare twist, the Aston Martin DB10, which was featured in the James Bond movie "Spectre," was actually based on the then-forthcoming production version of the 2019 Vantage. Speaking with a Aston Martin spokesman...

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2019 Aston Martin Vantage debuts with bold look, raucous V-8

The current Vantage is the most popular model in Aston Martin's history, so clearly there was some additional pressure to get the design of the successor right. Fortunately Aston Martin appears to have pulled it off as the redesigned Vantage, unveiled at the automaker's Gaydon, England headquarters on Tuesday, is shaping up to be an absolutely...

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Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro promises F1-like track times

Aston Martin's Valkyrie is already pushing the limits of car design but there's a more powerful, more hardcore version coming, and it's set to rewrite the rule book on the performance potential of road car-based track specials. The track-only version of Aston Martin's hypercar will be called the Valkyrie AMR Pro, and based on...

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2019 Aston Martin Vantage teased, reveal set for November 21

The second model in Aston Martin's vaunted Second Century plan is almost upon us. The car is the redesigned Vantage which is due for a reveal on November 21, the British automaker confirmed on Thursday via a social media post depicting a hungry wolf's eyes. Numerous prototypes for the new Vantage have been spotted. They reveal a sleek and sexy...

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F1 organizers publish proposal for 2021 power units, Aston Martin encouraged

Formula 1 organizers this week published their proposals for a next-generation power unit design to be introduced for the 2021 season. The aim of the new design is not only to advance the technology of F1 but also improve the experience for fans and reduce costs. The latter is crucial to improving the competitiveness of the smaller teams as well as...

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Aston Martin salutes second-gen Vanquish with Ultimate edition

A new generation of the Aston Martin Vanquish is waiting in the wings, so to send the current second-generation model out on a high note, Aston Martin has rolled out the extra exclusive Vanquish S Ultimate. The car is limited to just 175 units worldwide and will start delivery next spring. It can be ordered as either a coupe or Volante convertible. Sadly...

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