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You can now pick between a Chiron or Ram Power Wagon in Forza Motorsport 7

Let's get one thing straight: you're (probably) never going to drive a Bugatti Chiron. At least not in real life. Now, however, you can pilot one in the Forza Motorsport 7 video game. The French multi-million-dollar road missile is part of a new downloadable pack of cars that's just made its way into your virtual world. It's not the only vehicle jumping to...

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Aston Martin gives update on plant where DBX SUV, Lagonda sedans will be built

Aston Martin's main plant is located in Gaydon, England, but in late 2016 the automaker started construction of a second plant in St Athan, Wales in anticipation of new, higher volume models. Located on the site of a former military air base, the plant is scheduled to start production of Aston Martin's DBX SUV in 2019. It will also be the production...

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New Aston Martin Vantage race car ready to take on 2018/2019 WEC season

Aston Martin has a new Vantage on its hands, and that means the Aston Martin Racing motorsport department gets a new platform on which to build its challenger for the GTE Pro class of the World Endurance Championship. Aston Martin revealed the new Vantage GTE alongside its road car cousin late last year. Both are powered by a 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V-8...

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Kris Singh’s Aston Martin Valkyrie will have actual moon dust in the paint

Kris Singh is a partner in a private investment firm who has used his success to buy a spate of amazing cars. So when the Aston Martin Valkyrie became available, the avid car collector made sure he was one of the lucky ones to take delivery of the hypercar. He will do just that in the near future, but his car will be even more special. He's announced a...

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2020 Aston Martin Vanquish spy shots and video

Aston Martin has just unveiled its redesigned Vantage, and the next model in the automaker's ambitious Second Century plan is a redesigned Vanquish. The new super GT is tentatively slated for a reveal later this year or in early 2019, and we have new video and photos of a prototype. (Earlier shots showed a test mule.) Although the tester looks like...

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Aston Martin delivered most cars since 2008 in 2017

Last year was a good one for British luxury and sports car maker Aston Martin. The brand announced on Thursday that 2017 marked the highest number of cars delivered since 2008 with 5,117 vehicles sold. Retail sales also increased 58 percent year-over-year. Aston Martin pointed to the DB11 and special projects such as the Vanquish Zagato and Vantage GT8 as...

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Aston Martin could build electric sports car to rival Tesla Roadster

The 2020 Tesla Roadster revealed late last year could face competition from a brand that knows a thing or two about sports cars. Auto Express reported today that Aston Martin is considering an all-electric sports car to rival the forthcoming Roadster. The electric sports car could push Aston Martin into greater realms of electrification and challenge...

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Aston Martin recalls over 5,000 cars in US

Aston Martin has issued a pair of recalls that affect a significant portion of its customers in the United States as over 5,000 cars are involved. The more concerning of the recalls deals with the 6-speed automatic transmission fitted to 3,493 cars made up of the following models: 2009-2016 Aston Martin DB9 2009-2012 Aston Martin DBS 2010-2015 Aston Martin...

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See the first street-legal Aston Martin Vulcan hit the road

There are only 24 Aston Martin Vulcans in existence and so far just one of them can be legally driven on the street. With Aston Martin's blessing, British motorsport and engineering firm RML Group has completed the first road car conversion for the track-only supercar. It's no easy task as unlike the rival Ferrari FXX K and McLaren P1 GTR track...

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Aston Martin edges closer to potential sale or IPO

Reports of Aston Martin attempting to go public by filing an initial public offering (IPO) date back as far as the brand's sale by Ford in 2008 to a consortium led by Prodrive founder David Richards. Aston Martin is now in the midst of a massive expansion plan that calls for seven cars in seven years—the first two are the DB11 and redesigned...

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