Aston Martin Vantage GT8 revealed
Apr16

Aston Martin Vantage GT8 revealed

Aston Martin just revealed the limited edition Vantage GT8. The Vantage GT8 is based on the V8 Vantage and is inspired by the GTE race car. Powering the car is the 4.7L V8 but is tuned to get a 10 bhp power bump for an output of 440 bhp. Power is sent to the rear wheels either through a six-speed manual or a seven-speed Sportshift single clutch automatic. While the power bump might not seem much, Aston has focused on putting the car...

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Aston Martin, Red Bull Racing to build 2018 hypercar
Mar18

Aston Martin, Red Bull Racing to build 2018 hypercar

Aston Martin has partnered with Red Bull Racing to build a new hypercar for 2018. Dubbed as the Project AM-RB 001, the collaboration aims to build a car with superior acceleration, top speed, and circuit performance from a road-going vehicle.   We know Red Bull Racing knows how to build fast cars. Many F1 critics never gave Sebastien Vettel his due because of observations that Red Bull Racing just had the fastest car when they...

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Aston Martin DB11
Mar14

Aston Martin DB11

I’ve always referred to Aston Martin as sex on wheels. They surely cemented that title having been James Bond’s car of choice (starting with the DBS) for the Daniel Craig installations. Now, Aston’s got a new grand tourer and it’s the new Aston Martin DB11. Aston did the whole Microsoft Windows thing and skipped a number having had the DB9 way back in 2003. Then came the DBS. And now here we are with the DB11....

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Aston Martin DB10 announced for new James Bond movie
Dec06

Aston Martin DB10 announced for new James Bond movie

James Bond is back in a new film (titled Spectre) and so is Aston Martin. Good news is, after years of having that super sexy DBS as his chariot (since the Casino Royale reboot ), 007 will be driving the new Aston Martin DB10. For those rich and connected enough to buy one, there will only be 10 DB10s to be produced and will showcase bespoke” specifications. No details on engine, drive train, etc… just yet. Looking at the...

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Aston Martin Rapide gets an upgrade
Jun06

Aston Martin Rapide gets an upgrade

The Aston Martin Rapide comes as the contender for the growing market for super fast saloon cars currently inhabited by the likes of the Maserati Quattroporte and the Porsche Panamera. Aston has been working on a more powerful version of the Rapide and the latest update on the upgraded car is that it will be getting the same engine from the DBS. The 6.0L V12 from the DBS churns out an additional 40 horses with a total output of 510...

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Aston Martin to launch at least two Lagondas
May21

Aston Martin to launch at least two Lagondas

Here’s another newsbit from Aston Martin. The firm has been bent on reviving the old “Lagonda” badge and all indications point at it being a separate line that would feature more upmarket luxury vehicles to differentiate it from the Aston Martin name. Aston wants to keep the Aston name exclusively for supercars. The Lagonda was first reintroduced as an SUV concept back in 2009. Now, Aston CEO let it slip that the...

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