Zagato Unveils Two Aston Martin Centennial Editions Based on the DBS and DB9 Volante
Jul22

Zagato Unveils Two Aston Martin Centennial Editions Based on the DBS and DB9 Volante

I guess when you tun 100 years old, people give you really cool presents.  To celebrate the Aston Martin Centennial, coachmaker-extaordinaire Zagato has created what may be the two best birthday presents ever, the awe-inspiring DBS Coupé Zagato Centennial and the DB9 Spyder Zagato Centennial.  Unfortunately, neither Aston Martin nor your’s truly is the one getting the presents.  The DBS Coupé Zagato Centennial was delivered to a...

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2014 Aston Martin Vanquish Volante: Gaydon Raises the Bar for Car Beauty… Again.
Jun19

2014 Aston Martin Vanquish Volante: Gaydon Raises the Bar for Car Beauty… Again.

And, this time it’s a convertible.  Go ahead.  Gawk.  Drool.  Ogle.  I’ll wait.  I understand.  The 2014 Aston Martin Vanquish Volante is absolutely, mind-blowingly stunning.  I mean, damn, just look at that paint.  I’m not sure yet, but it may actually be better looking than the Aston Martin Vanquish coupe, which is no small feat. Like its hard-topped sibling, the Vanquish Volante has a 5.9-liter (litre for our...

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Aston Martin V12 Vantage S: Gaydon’s Latest Tuxedo-Clad Monster
May29

Aston Martin V12 Vantage S: Gaydon’s Latest Tuxedo-Clad Monster

Last week, Aston Martin introduced us to the CC100 Speedster Concept, a gorgeous Sterling Moss-inspired racer.  Before they debuted the Vanquish Centenary Edition.  Now, Aston’s latest reason to call in any IOUs is comes in a more (if only slightly) attainable form, the Aston Martin V12 Vantage S.  As usual, the S stands (at least in my head) for Scooty. According to the folks in Gaydon, the Aston Martin V12 Vantage S brings...

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Aston Martin CC100 Speedster Concept: That’s What I Call a 100th Birthday Present
May22

Aston Martin CC100 Speedster Concept: That’s What I Call a 100th Birthday Present

Aston Martin continued it’s centenary celebrations in Germany this weekend with the unveiling of the Aston Martin CC100 Speedster Concept at the Nürburgring.  The sleek open-topped concept made its debut by lapping the ‘Ring’s Nordschleife (North Loop) during the ADAC Zurich 24 Hours of Nürburgring race, piloted by Aston Martin CEO Dr. Ulrich Bez.  It’s good to be the boss. To top it all off, sharing the track...

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Aston Martin Hydrogen-Powered Rapide S to Race in the 24 Hours of Nürburgring
Apr13

Aston Martin Hydrogen-Powered Rapide S to Race in the 24 Hours of Nürburgring

Never before has a zero CO2 emission sports car completed a race lap at the ADAC Zurich 24 Hours of Nürburgring.  I don’t know that a zero CO2 emission car has ever completely in any mainstream auto race anywhere.  Aston Martin aims to change that by running the Hybrid Hydrogen Rapide S at the 41st ADAC Zurich 24 Hours of Nürburgring May 19th & 20th.   This particular Aston Martin Rapide S gets a twin-turbo 6.0 liter V12...

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Aston Martin Vanquish Centenary Editon: Photos of the Car Celebrating 100 Years of Aston Martin
Mar09

Aston Martin Vanquish Centenary Editon: Photos of the Car Celebrating 100 Years of Aston Martin

It’s Aston Martin’s 100th birthday.  And, to celebrate this most momentous of anniversaries, they’re producing 100 Centenary Editions each of the Vanquish, V8 Vantage, DB9 and Rapide.  Because they’ve released them and because the Aston Martin Vanquish Centenary Edition (which will likely be mechanically the same as the regular Vanquish) is quite lovely, so here are a few photos, just...

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2013 Aston Martin Vanquish Video and More Importantly Audio

Aston Martin has recently unveiled its successor to the DBS and heir to the most badass of name badges, the 2013 Aston Martin Vanquish.  Check out here for some details on the car.  As with all Astons, the best part of the car is the sound.  The video above is Aston Martin’s video tour of the car.  Ignition is at about 41 seconds.  Yeah, it’s that...

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Aston Martin Vanquish Version 2.0
Jun28

Aston Martin Vanquish Version 2.0

2013 Aston Martin Vanquish A long time ago (2001 to be precise) in a land far, far away (Gaydon, England, specifically), a man (by the name of Ian Callum) designed a car (the Vanquish) that changed the fate of a storied auto manufacturer (Aston Martin, to be exact) and forever influenced the direction of automotive design.  In 2007, the Vanquish made way for its replacement, the DBS V12.  But, now it’s back. Yep.  For 2013,...

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Aston Martin Debuts Concept at Villa d’Este
May29

Aston Martin Debuts Concept at Villa d’Este

Aston Martin AM310 Concept Aston Martin turns one-hundred next year, and, eager to demonstrate what the next century will bring, they debuted the AM310 concept at the Concorse d’Eleganza Villa d’Este in the Prototypes category in Italy last weekend. Characteristically tight lipped about details, Aston Martin revealed little about the concept.  What is known, however, is the car shares the same 6.0 liter V-12 that powers...

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Aston Martin One-77 Crashes in Hong Kong
May27

Aston Martin One-77 Crashes in Hong Kong

Wrecked Aston Martin One-77 in Hong Kong Today is a sad day in the world of cars.  The streets of Hong Kong saw an accident involving an ultra rare Aston Martin One-77.  This is the first of the seventy-seven $1.8 million Astons to be wrecked.  No details on the accident or driver are available as of this moment, but the car has been confirmed as being from Shenzhen, China and very recently delivered.   The driver appears to have...

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