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The Aston Martin Vulcan is going racing…sort of

Aston Martin is in full attack as it dives headlong into its Second Century plan. The cars are aggressive yet still beautiful, and at every level of performance and price being offered. Near the top of the hill sits the mighty Vulcan tracak car. This 830-horsepower super machine appears poised to dominate any race track upon which it's placed, though it...

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2020 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Volante spy shots

The first prototype for the open-top version of Aston Martin's Vanquish-replacing DBS Superleggera has been spotted. The tester was spotted outside Aston Martin's AMR Performance Center at the Nürburgring and is still at an early stage of development, as evidenced by the makeshift exhaust tips at the rear. While it may look like a DB11 Volante, the...

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2018 Aston Martin DB11 Volante video road test

The 2018 Aston DB11 Volante just may be the grandest of today's grand touring cars. A 2+2 convertible with a sensuous shape and 503 German horses under its clamshell bonnet, it's a beautiful means of getting you wherever you want to go. We drove the DB11 Volante on the California coast to find out just how grand Aston Martin's latest grand...

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Aston Martin inaugurates AMR Performance Center

Aston Martin on Friday cut the ribbon on the new AMR Performance Center located next to the Nürburgring race track in Germany. The site isn't actually new as it was originally established in 2008 as the Nürburgring Test Center, though the name change reflects the more customer-oriented operations that will take place there going forward...

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Bugatti designer Tobias Sühlmann to style future Aston Martins

Aston Martin is strengthening its design team as it prepares to more than double its lineup in the coming years. The automaker confirmed Friday the appointment of Volkswagen Group veteran designer Tobias Sühlmann as its new head of exterior design. He replaces Miles Nurnberger who has been promoted to the role of design director, with both reporting to...

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Vantage V600 badge returns on bespoke V-12 model

The Aston Martin Vantage V600 is back, only this time it's packing a V-12 under the hood and limited to just 14 examples—seven coupes and seven Volante convertibles. The original Vantage V600 was a post-title upgrade offered to owners of the V8 Virage back in 1998. The car offered close to 600 horsepower thanks to a pair of superchargers, which at the...

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2018 Aston Martin Rapide AMR spy shots and video

It's hard to believe it's been almost a decade since the Aston Martin Rapide went on sale, as even to this day the sexy fastback sedan remains one of the best looking four-door cars on the market. The Rapide is on its way out, however, and there aren't any plans for a direct successor since Aston Martin is handing responsibility for sedans over to its...

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Aston Martin Vantage GT3 and GT4 on the way

Aston Martin on Friday confirmed two more race cars based on its newest Vantage sports car. They are new GT3 and GT4 variants that Aston Martin Racing will reveal this summer ahead of delivery to customer teams prior to the 2019 motorsport season. The news comes ahead of this weekend's debut of the new Aston Martin Vantage GTE race car in the 6 Hours of...

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Holy Neptune: Aston Martin has designed a submarine

Aston Martin is taking its design and engineering to the open waters. The British luxury marque announced Wednesday it has completed the design for a submersible vehicle. The submersible, called Project Neptune, will be built with Triton Submarines. The two companies have worked together since last year to design and engineer the submersible with Aston...

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2020 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera 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 replacement for the Vanquish, prototypes for which are shown here. However, the car won't be called a Vanquish as earlier thought. Instead, it will be called a DBS Superleggera. The new name, along with a June 2018 reveal...

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