Tag Archives: Aston Martin

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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Aston Martin DB11 V8 first drive review: with a little help from friends

Aston Martins are known for two signature traits: drop-dead gorgeous looks and bad-ass soundtracks. But how do you maintain the band's identity when you have to play a cover tune? If he were still alive, I'd tell you to ask Joe Cocker. Sometimes you get by with a little help from your friends and make someone else's song your own. In the case of...

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Aston Martin’s new Lagondas won’t be traditional 3-box sedans

Aston Martin's turnaround plan, known as the Second Century plan since it was announced just as the British automaker entered its second century of operation, calls for seven cars in seven years. The plan kicked off with the arrival of the DB11 in 2016 and will soon see a new Vantage introduced. Not long after will be a new Vanquish and then a...

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Aston Martin reveals more of its Vanquish Zagato Shooting Brake

There's a new generation of the Aston Martin Vanquish just around the corner, and to send out the current car Aston Martin teamed up with Italian design house Zagato to develop a range of bespoke models with unique styling and interior treatments. The first was a Vanquish Zagato coupe unveiled in concept form during the 2016 Concorso d'Eleganza Villa...

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2019 Aston Martin Vanquish spy shots

Aston Martin is just putting the final touches on its redesigned Vantage, and the next model in the automaker's ambitious Second Century plan is a redesigned Vanquish. The new super GT is tentatively slated for a reveal late next year or early 2019, and we have the first spy shots of a test mule. Although the tester looks like the DB11, a closer...

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Aston Martin’s DB11 finally drops its top

Aston Martin's DB11 is great as a coupe but to really enjoy the full grand touring experience you'll definitely want to get the convertible. Why is a convertible so vital for grand touring? There's nothing like rolling through beautiful scenery with the sun and fresh air on your face. It's even better when you have a powerful engine...

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Aston Martin operates a bespoke secret club and it costs at least $2.6M to join

It's not much of a secret now, but Aston Martin has, for some time, run a secret car-building operation inside its Prototype Operations. The team will build one-off vehicles for very special, private customers. But the price of entry isn't cheap. Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer recently told Road and Track about the secret club, of sorts, and he said his...

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