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James Bond Is Reportedly Driving the Electric Aston Martin Rapide and We Just Have to Accept It

It’s been over 10 years since the Aston Martin DBS engine note blew me away in the opening car chase to 2008's Quantum of Solace and I’ve never forgotten it, but the new Bond movie is reportedly going to be much different, with Bond driving the upcoming electric Aston Martin Rapide.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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The Aston Martin Lagonda All-Terrain Concept Is Definitely Something Different

I like how Aston Martin saw fit to butter us up, so to speak, with two mid-engine supercar debuts at the same auto show where it revealed a crossover SUV concept. You know how you always lead with the good news before telling someone the bad news? This is that. Anyway, I don’t think this […]

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Aston Martin Goes Directly After Ferrari and McLaren with Two New Mid-Engine Cars

The Geneva Motor Show is often a parade of supercars, a place for the robber barons and tech overlords who were just at Davos a month ago to cross some items of their shopping lists. And Aston Martin, long a purveyor of expensive GT and sports cars, is using Geneva to go hard on the […]

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The Aston Martin Valkyrie’s Hybrid Will Make a Rated 1,160 BHP at 10,500 RPM

In December, Aston Martin and Cosworth let us in on the details of the 1,000-horsepower V12 that would putter the new Valkyrie supercar along. But, because merely crossing the threshold into four-digit power numbers is never enough, Aston announced Friday that the car will get another 160 horses courtesy of its hybrid…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Aston Martin Lagonda’s All-Electric SUV Won’t Be the First, But Might Be the Most Luxurious

Like most other carmakers, Aston Martin isn’t stopping at just one SUV. Aston Martin was never going to stop at just one SUV. Meet the shadowy silhouette of the Lagonda All-Terrain Concept, an electric SUV set to debut in March, into a world already welcoming the Audi E-Tron.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Aston Martin Once Built a Superluxury Sedan Concept Off a Lincoln Town Car

When I think about Aston Martins (Astons Martin?) inside my mind palace, I tend to skip over the 1990s almost entirely. I have my reasons for this. For one, James Bond was driving BMWs back then. And besides the DB7, there wasn’t much on offer besides the brutal Virage and Vantage. But even Aston Martin […]

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Scroll Through Photos of an Aston DB11 Volante That I Never Posted Until Now

Over the summer, I had a white 2019 Aston Martin DB11 Volante for one glorious weekend. I spent it driving around Brooklyn, took it to mini golf and then brought it back home to show my dad. Here are the photos from that weekend that I never got around to posting.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Some Hero Ordered the New Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Shooting Brake In Pink

The Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Shooting Brake is almost everything many of us could want in a car, which is why it’s out of most of our price ranges and we likely won’t ever see one with our own eyes: It’s a fast, naturally aspirated V12 supercar, it’s a shooting brake, it’s a limited run, […]

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The 2018 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Is So Powerful It Probably Needs All-Wheel Drive

The 2018 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera is a beautiful GT coupe, but it just has one problem. It puts down 715 horsepower and 664 lb-ft of torque from its 5.2-liter V12, and it makes it almost impossible to keep it in a straight line.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Aston Martin Is Fitting Classic Cars With Electric Powertrains

Electrification doesn’t have to be reserved just for the upcoming, futuristic cars. Sometimes, we can take old, classic cars and turn them into EVs, too. It’s better for the environment this way. Aston Martin agrees, which is why it’s rolling out a new plan to release a reversible EV powertrain conversion.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Five Years on, the Aston Martin V12 Vantage Still Feels Like the End of An Era

The 2018 Aston Martin V12 Vantage V600 is the company’s 600 horsepower naturally-aspirated V12, dog-leg manual farewell to the outgoing generation of the Vantage after its 13 years of service.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The Aston Martin V8 Cygnet Is as Hilarious to Drive as It Is to Look At

Look at that goofy thing, the Aston Marin Cygnet V8. Of all the silly and hare-brained ideas, this has to be one of the silliest and most hare-brained. It’s hilarious to look at outside, hilarious to think about and, as it turns out, also hilarious to drive.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The Stolen Aston Martin DB5 From Goldfinger Might Be at a ‘Specific Location’ in the Middle East

The Aston Martin DB5 made famous by Goldfinger was actually two Aston Martin DB5s, one of which was used for the road scenes and the other used for the scenes with gadgets. The road car today resides safely in a private museum in Cincinnati, but the “effects car” was stolen from a Florida airport hangar […]

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Lego Recreated James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5 Complete With Ejector Seat and Hidden Machine Guns

No one watches James Bond movies for Bond, or the over-the-top diabolical plans of the film’s villains. We’re there for the gadgets, which Lego’s designers have carefully recreated in this feature-packed replica of the 1964 Aston Martin DB5 that Sean Connery drove during his time as 007. I’ll never have an ejector…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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