Category Archives: Aston Martin

The James Bond car by British motor company Aston Martin has been demanding the attention of gearheads and fans for a long time. This luxury car is the epitome of auto excellence, featuring classic lines and top-notch engineering. It is apparent that every attention to detail is paid to each model produced by Aston Martin, and owning one is a privilege. Yet remember you can always cheat and rock an exotic Aston Martin rental whenever you are feeling a bit James Bondish!
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Aston Martin Drops Lawsuit Against Fisker Thunderbolt Project

On the heels of Aston Martin bowing down to Porsche’s lawsuit against the usage of the GT3 label, Aston Martin has shown mercy to Fisker. Fisker has agreed to cancel their Thunderbolt Project, a Vanquish-based prototype that led to a bit of pre-litigation. The parties have amicably resolved the issue, which is certainly rare in cases of this nature. Aston Martin found designer Henrik Fisker’s Thunderbolt Project to be a copyright violation when the concept was previewed at the Concours d’Elegance recently in Florida. Below is the official joint statement on the resolved Thunderbolt Project issue: “On March 26, 2015, Aston … Continue reading

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Porsche Objects to Aston Martin GT3 Name–Legally

It is a challenging business to name a vehicle, as Aston Martin and many others have learned the hard way over the years. Porsche has taken a legal stand against Aston Martin due to the name of their recent offering, the Aston Martin GT3. Porsche is arguing that the GT3 label belongs to them and that Aston Martin has no rights to tack it onto their Vantage. The confusion continues because the FIA GT3 racing category has existed for years. Porsche took a legal stand against Aston Martin for using the GT3 nameplate.  So does Porsche own the rights to … Continue reading

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Aston Martin Picking Up More Ladies? Not a Bad Goal

Exotic sports cars and supercars are strongly associated with male drivers. There are a plethora of jokes on the matter, including the overused ‘Middle age crisis car’, among others. It seems that the Aston Martin sales teams are angling for a new approach, appealing to women drivers with their latest offerings and marketing strategies. Aside from trying to pick up more ladies, the brand is targeting a younger demographic as well. Aston Martin is changing their game by picking up more ladies and appealing to a younger crowd.  How they are handling the gear change: The new Aston Martin marketing … Continue reading

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The Aston Martin Vulcan Requires Special Training to Operate

The Aston Martin Vulcan is the latest high-performance offering from the badge with a $2.3 million dollar asking price and a rather exclusive production run of just 24 units. The new member of the fleet has not only a prestigious family behind it, but also a special driver training course commencing in 2016 to teach owners to operate the Vulcan properly and to her highest abilities. The Aston Martin Vulcan looks every inch the racer (Photo: Aston Martin). The Aston Martin Vulcan owners will be offered the opportunity to train with experienced racing drivers on some of the world’s most … Continue reading

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Aston Martin Is Not Going Cheap As of Yet

There have been many rumors in circulation that Aston Martin could produce lower cost models and perhaps even an SUV offering. While the theories go back and forth, Aston Martin’s president in the Americas, Julian Jenkins, has stated that no such things are to occur at this intersection. That statement is rather vague, and does leave a sizable opening for future direction change and curiosities. For the time being, anyhow, the Aston Martin badge will remain a status symbol for only elite and high-end exotic sports cars. There will not be a lower end Aston Martin offering, or perhaps not … Continue reading

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Awestruck: Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT4 Transformed Into Rally Car

High performance aftermarket tuning endeavors have churned out an agressive gas-guzzling gem: Behold the Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT4 rally car. Makela Auto Tuning of Finland is the brains behind the project. Just an Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT4 completely morphed into a rally car, no big deal.  The only thing that could make this cooler is if Ken Block blasted around an obstacle course in it with a Go Pro strapped onto his face. Makela completed the Aston Martin rally car project in time to race in the Arctic Lapland Rally event in the new R-GT class. The R-GT … Continue reading

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Aston Martin Development Center Joins MIRA Park

Aston Martin is preparing for the future with a shiny new prototype and new vehicle testing center. What better way to ensure that the future of the iconic brand will exceed expectations and deliver the very latest in technology? The Aston Martin development center is nestled in the amazing MIRA Technology Park in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, U.K. and will also provide testing for other automotive brands in the area like Land Rover, Jaguar, Pirelli, Michelin, Bosch and more for a total of around 30 transportation related companies. The Aston Martin development center is just 100 miles northwest of London and provides … Continue reading

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Exotic Car Crashes:15-Year-Old Russian Goalie Buys & Wrecks Aston Martin

How much does a 15-year-old Russian goalie make? They make enough to pay cash for a shiny new Aston Martin, apparently. Young Konstantin P, a goalkeeper for the Zenith-94 team, purchased the exotic sports car and then crashed it just three days later in an accident involving a Volkswagen Tiguan. Exotic car crashes sometimes have fascinating back stories. The aftermath of the Aston Martin crash: That most definitely will not buff out. The clincher of this exotic car crash saga is that Konstantin did not have a…you know…driver’s license. While all parties involved are ok, the story is simply outlandish … Continue reading

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Aston Martin Vanquish 60th Anniversary Limited Edition to be Painfully Rare

It would appear that Aston Martin has taken a marketing cue from the brains at Bugatti. Much like the Bugatti Legends Series set of cars, the Aston Martin Vanquish 60th Anniversary model is a limited edition that will be made in 6 different ways, with each a one-off. The first has been revealed, and she is certainly a fine specimen! Just six special edition Aston Martin Vanquish Anniversary Edition cars will be made, and each will be unique.  The Aston Martin 60th Anniversary Vanquish is to commemorate the anniversary of the Newport Pagnell factory in Milton Keynes, where dream machines … Continue reading

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Aston Martin and Lamborghini SUV Offerings?

If it is to be believed, there may be an Aston Martin SUV and the Lamborghini SUV could be a hybrid. There are rumors circulating that Aston Martin is busy raising funds to begin the tedious and often lengthy vehicle concepting phase, and Lamborghini’s Urus may challenge the hybrid sector. Is a model range expansion in Aston Martin’s future? Aston Martin and Lamborghini SUV offerings that could become a reality. Is the world ready for more upscale brands to compete in the luxury SUV arena? Aston Martin exotic sports cars are instantly recognizable, regardless of the model. Under the new leadership … Continue reading

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