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The Aston Martin V12 Vantage V600 Is The Biggest Beef Boy Of All

A little while back we saw the online debut of the Aston Martin V12 Vantage V600, a limited-run superspec car with the company’s big V12 and a manual transmission. Now it’s out in the real world and we didn’t realize that it is a widebody hulk of a car.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Live Your Best Life With This $450,000 Aston Martin Vantage V600 With A WWII Spitfire Boost Gauge

The big, hulking and silly Aston Martin Vantage V600 is not a car you think about very often. Or see for sale ever, really. But if you want something that’s rare, stupidly powerful and representative all that’s marvelous about British engineering, then kindly pay attention to what I have to tell you next.Read more… Continue […]

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The Aston Martin Rapide AMR Arrives At The Intersection Of Excellence And Pointlessness

As the four-door Aston Martin Rapide sedan soldiers toward a decade of production, the company has decided to give it a stimulant in the form of lime green decorations and a 580 horsepower AMR performance trim with 465 lb-ft of torque.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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You’ve Already Forgotten About The Aston Martin Virage

It takes a while to forget a true sports car. Massive engines, sonorous exhaust notes, and evocative styling tend to leave a lasting impression. Aston Martin is no stranger to this, often making legendary cars that epitomize cool and are remembered for ages. They also made the Virage.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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One Aston Martin’s Fuel Pump Only Lasted Through The First Hairpin Of The Nürburgring 24

It’s Craiglist’s favorite phrase beyond “no lowballers:” “needs fuel pump.” Unfortunately for the No. 40 Aston Martin Vantage V8, the first lap of the Nürburgring 24 Hours was a bit too true-to-Craigslist. A fuel pump problem brought their car to a halt at the first hairpin of the race. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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The Aston Martin V12 Vantage V600 Honors Aston’s Greatest, Dumbest Car With Extremely Good Hood Vents

The Aston Martin Vantage has been replaced, but for some reason the company is making 14 new, old ones called the Aston Martin V12 Vantage V600. It’s honoring possibly the most wonderful, and dumb car it ever made.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Why Aston Martin Thinks EVs And Manual Transmissions Can Both Be Its Future

Five years ago, you’d be hard-pressed to tell one Aston Martin model from another. But now the company’s attacking the future full-on with EVs and SUVs while hanging on to manual transmissions and GTs. I sat down with Aston’s Chief Engineer Matt Becker to hear all about it.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Aston Martin’s Submarine Will Have Carbon Fiber All Over The Interior Because Of Course It Will

Submarines are the coolest thing ever, until you realize using one means you’ll be hundreds of yards deep as a small pocket of air in a large, unrelenting body of water—inescapable if something, you know, goes wrong. With that cheery thought in mind, Aston Martin now has a production version of its submarine.Read more… Continue […]

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The Aston Martin Vantage’s Awesome Highlighter Green Is Actually Called ‘Lime Essence’

The 2019 Aston Martin Vantage came into this world decked out in a fantastic eye-searing highlighter green, looking every bit like the expensive super tuner car from the future it should. And only now am I finding out the official name for this color and I don’t know exactly what Aston was going for.Read more… […]

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Here’s Why The New Aston Martin Vantage Abandoned A Traditional Grille

The 2019 Aston Martin Vantage is quite a dramatic departure from the relatively consistent styling cues of the last few decades of the company. The new look, especially the new grille, is controversial. But Aston Martin claims it was a matter of weight savings, of all things.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Aston Martin Is Planning Yet Another Mid-Engine Hypercar To Kick McLaren’s Ass

People can claim cars and car enthusiasts are dying out, but Aston Martin is surging ahead with its recent revitalization with plans to offer not just the Valkyrie hypercar and upcoming mid-engine Ferrari 488 rival, but also yet another million-dollar mid-engine hypercar to take on whatever McLaren plans to do next.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Aston Martin Is Planning Yet Another Mid-Engine Hypercar To Kick McLaren’s Ass

People can claim cars and car enthusiasts are dying out, but Aston Martin is surging ahead with its recent revitalization with plans to offer not just the Valkyrie hypercar and upcoming mid-engine Ferrari 488 rival, but also yet another million-dollar mid-engine hypercar to take on whatever McLaren plans to do next.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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