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Sedans & Coupes

Get a Free Aston Martin With Your Penthouse Purchase

Porsche and Embraer recently teamed up so high-rollers could get a Porsche 911 to match their Embraer Phenom jet. Because, well, it’s just plain annoying not to have a matching jet and car. Not to be outdone, Aston Martin has fixed a pesky problem James Bond has always had. His penthouse and car were not …

The side view of a red 2021 Aston Martin DBX as it descends a rocky trail
Trucks & SUVs

It Takes 2 Days to Make An Aston Martin Wing Badge

Modifications to a vehicle are usually a matter of swapping out one part for another. For example, changing out stock tires and wheels for wider, more eye-catching units can be accomplished with a loosening and tightening of a few bolts (studs). However, other modifications can be more time consuming and labor-intensive. They involve custom work, …

A silver Aston Martin DB9 sits on the side of a coastal road.
Tips, Tricks & Trends

This Is the Reason Aston Martin Stopped Their Ice Driving Program

Aston Martin used to have a program that helped people become acquainted with the manufacturer’s cars in Winter conditions. Specifically, driving instructors would take people for hot laps on a snow-covered course with various Aston Martin models. Sadly, even professional instructors have times they exercise poor judgment. One of those times was the trigger for …

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Trucks & SUVs

These Are the 6 Fastest 2021 SUVs

Switching from a sports car to a family SUV doesn’t necessarily mean you have to give up speed. To showcase this, we’re looking at some of the fastest family SUVs currently available for sale. Motor1 recently published a comprehensive of over 20 fastest SUVs, and today we’re listing off the top six. The fastest of …

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Aston Martin Sells Its Soul To Survive But Will It?

Aston Martin will be getting a lot of help from Mercedes-Benz. Among the list of help is access to Mercedes next-generation hybrid and electric powertrains. In exchange, Mercedes gets 20% of Aston Martin. So Aston Martin sells its soul to survive with future models Mercedes on the inside. Will it still be Aston Martin with …

Doug Demuro with a matte-black Aston Martin Lagonda Taraf on the roof of a city parking garage
Sedans & Coupes

The World’s Most Expensive Sedan Is a $1,000,000 Aston Martin

Compared to something like truly expensive like the Bugatti Chiron, Aston Martin’s cars may seem like relative bargains. However, while models like the V8 Vantage are more reliable and affordable than many believe, the British automaker has also released some rather pricey wheels. Including a rare sedan that costs the same as 2 Rolls-Royce Cullinans: …

The side view of a red 2021 Aston Martin DBX as it descends a rocky trail
Crossover & Midsize

The Aston Martin DBX Lets You Play Bond On- and Off-Road

To say a lot is riding on the Aston Martin DBX is arguably an understatement. The British automaker needs its SUV (technically a crossover) to succeed, or the company risks financial ruin. And the COVID-19-related setbacks certainly haven’t helped. Now that the full reviews are in, though, it’s clear the Aston Martin DBX delivers. 2021 …

A red 2021 Aston Martin DBX SUV parked in a mountain setting.

The DBX Might Not Be Enough to Save Aston Martin

For the most part, we still associate Aston Martin with high-performance and exclusivity. But now, the Aston Martin has become synonymous with losses. Even before the pandemic, Aston Martin wasn’t in the best position to make record profits. For 2020, the British automaker’s saving grace was supposed to be the DBX, its first-ever SUV. But even the DBX might not …

Aston Martin AMB 001 with blue body panels and tan seat
2 Wheels

Aston Martin and Brough Superior Are Making a $121,000 Superbike

Despite its somewhat rocky financial position, Aston Martin’s not quite dead yet. And it’s actually branching out into the 2-wheeled segment—specifically, with motorcycles. But the upcoming Aston Martin AMB 001 isn’t a solo effort, though. To develop it, Aston Martin called upon another iconic British company: Brough Superior. This isn’t Brough Superior’s newest bike RELATED: …

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Hybrids & Electrics

MG Electric Sports Car Coming, but Forbidden

To people in the United States, MG is a company that many associate with small British sportscar from a manufacturer that has long since disappeared from our shores. The truth is, MG is still around, albeit overseas. In fact, the company is planning on producing a new sportscar for 2021 that looks really appealing, but it is forbidden fruit. …

Dark blue 2007 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Valiant restomod on the track
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The Valiant: An Aston Martin V8 Vantage Restomod for the Track

Though it has built continuation replicas of famous models, Aston Martin hasn’t featured too heavily in the restomod scene. Especially in the sportier parts of restomodding, like Gunther Werks’ 993-based 400R. Which makes sense, given that even the brand’s 911 competitor, the V8 Vantage, was more GT than a sports car. But one Nurburgring instructor …

Orange 2020 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Volante with the top town in front of the beach
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The Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Is Still Wonderful Without a Roof

Originally, many high-end automakers had independent coachbuilders design and assemble their cars’ bodies. And Aston Martin was no different. In fact, one of its most iconic cars, James Bond’s DB5, was designed via a licensed version of Italian coachbuilder Superleggera’s construction system. And to pay tribute, the company’s name appears on the British carmaker’s newest …

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Avoid the Aston Martin DBX, Buy the Maserati Levante Instead

The battle of the luxury performance SUVs is heating up. Maserati has had the Levante out for a little while. Not to be forgotten, by the end of this year, the folks over in England are joining the category with the Aston Martin DBX. There are others as well. Lamborghini has the Urus SUV, and speculation indicates Ferrari will be …

2021 Aston Martin DBX with roof-mounted bicycle

2021 Aston Martin DBX SUV On-Track for Release This Year

The new 2021 Aston Martin DBX, the first SUV for the British brand, was planned to roll out this year slowly. But the global COVID-19 variable has had a negative financial impact on many manufacturers worldwide. Resultantly, manufacturers are delaying new product reveals. Aston Martin is no different. It also has taken a hit to the bottom line. …

2007 Aston Martin V8 Vantage
Cars

The Aston Martin V8 Vantage Is a Supercar You Can Drive Every Day

It can be nerve-wracking to consider driving a high-end car on a daily basis. And true, some are notorious for nightmarish reliability. But bargain pricing doesn’t always mean problems. There are quite a few used high-performance cars, like the Porsche Cayman, Ferrari 360, and Audi R8 that can be both relatively-inexpensive and reliable. And there’s …

2020 Subaru WRX driving on a canyon road.
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Automotive Adventure Travel For Your Bucket List

One day we will be traveling again. If the spirit of travel and adventure drives you, you’ve likely swooned over Instagram images of exotic vacations taken by celebrities and notable figures. While these automotive adventures will cost more than the average road trip, you may be surprised to learn that these bucket list trips like …

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Cars

Aston Martin Gets Another Billionaire Boost

The bailout saga continues to hit British carmaker, Aston Martin, in embarrassing ways. Seriously, how did Aston Martin get here? Just over a week ago, CEO Andy Palmer shared that the carmakers’ new business strategy is to be the “British Ferrari,” meaning that they would prioritize making the Aston Martin brand more exclusive.  Instead of …

Cars

The Rapide S is a Four-Door Aston Martin

Thinking of four-door sedans, Aston Martin probably doesn’t come to mind, and all together, most people forget that Aston Martin even has a four-door sedan. The Rapide S is a traditional attempt by Aston Martin to grow out of its niche market and appeal to the most common consumer market who is interested in buying …

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Aston Martin Wants to be the ‘British Ferrari’ So Bad

Aston Martin has been experiencing a  difficult time lately which is really starting to tarnish the iconic luxury brand even with the $663 million cash investment from Canadian billionaire Lawrence Stroll. Basically, the British carmaker has too many liabilities. The series of unfortunate events are a far cry from the elegance and fun synonymous with …

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Hot New 2020 Models: When Will They Happen Now?

The long-awaited reveal of the 2021 Ford Bronco was supposed to have happened now. The long-anticipated Rivian EV pickup was supposed to be available by Fall. Production of the all-new Chevy Suburban was to have been in full swing. All of these examples and more are on hold because of you know what. Yes, the …

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Cars

The Most Expensive Cars of 2020

No matter how old you are, no matter how great or small your wealth, it is fun to dream about cars. Even behind the wheel of a beloved favorite it is an American pastime to look to the future and fantasize about your next car. Or daydream about the set of wheels you’re going to …

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Aston Martin Is Just About Toast

In spite of receiving a $663 million cash infusion by a group led by Canadian billionaire Lawrence Stroll, the European Securities and Markets Authority says it’s not enough for Aston Martin. The Authority says that Aston Martin does not have sufficient working capital. An “increased and unquantifiable uncertainty” because of the coronavirus crisis does not …

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Martha Stewart Drives a Much Cooler Car Than You Think

Martha Stewart has built an empire on DIY, tablescapes, and organic gardening. She has been typecast into the MacGyver of crafting and artisanal baking. If you aren’t one to keep up with her close friendship with Snoop Dogg, you might have overlooked her “cool factor”. Nowhere has this been more apparent than in the car …

Cars

Aston Martin Produced 77 Of These Flagship Cars

It’s rare to see the brand’s more popular sports cars, but chances are you’ve never seen Aston Martin’s One-77. In fact, Aston Martin only produced 77 of them ever, as the name might suggest. 77, in the entire world that is, not just the North American market. The One-77 made it’s official, full debut at …

2021 Aston Martin Speedster
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Aston Martin 2021 V12 Speedster-No Top, No Screen, No Prob

No windshield, no top, no problem. This Aston Martin 2021 V12 Speedster is the work of Aston’s “Q by Aston Martin.” It is the customizing arm of Aston for “very discerning, enthusiastic  customers.” You’ll want to get yours at the rock bottom price of $950,000. Deliveries start in 2021. Only 88 will be produced.  This …

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Hybrids & Electrics

Aston Martin Wants A Reversible EV Transplant In All Its Classics

All Art: Alejandro Burdisio https://www.artstation.com/burda You realize, don’t you, that as car enthusiasts and probably collectors we’re all headed on the Hellbound Train? The Hellbound Train is headed directly toward that day when your internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicle will not be allowed to be driven on public or private roads. Or you’ll be rationed …

2021 Aston Martin DBX with roof-mounted bicycle
Trucks & SUVs

If The DBX SUV Doesn’t Sell Well Aston Martin Is Toast

Everything for Aston Martin rides on the DBX SUV. If it doesn’t get this right and/or if it doesn’t sell the company is toast. It will be gone by 2022. Aston Martin went public in late-2018. Since then the stock price has dropped 75%. At the time of the IPO, the Aston Martin company was …

2020 Aston Martin DBX SUV | Aston Martin-0
Trucks & SUVs

Aston Martin’s Grim Outlook Depends On 2020 DBX SUV

For Aston Martin 2019 was not kind. While we wait for the arrival of the DBX SUV Aston’s grim annual profit was cut in half in 2019. Now it says it’s “reviewing planning for 2020” while it is in talks with investors looking for potential equity investment. Canadian billionaire and Formula One team owner Lawrence …

2021 Aston Martin DBX | AM
Crossover & Midsize

Is the Aston Martin DBX Worthy of the Name?

As the SUV market grows, many high-end automakers are expanding their portfolios to keep up. Rolls-Royce and Lamborghini launched their first SUVs, the Cullinan and Urus. Porsche beat them both with the Cayenne, though, while Land Rover and Mercedes have been in the luxury SUV business for decades. But while some dismiss these expensive SUVs …