Aston Martin has announced that it has received a £200 million investment from its major shareholders to help the automaker develop its first ever crossover. The crossover is expected to grow the brand's sales significantly as it hopes to eventually grow its annual sales to 15,000 units, up from the 4,000 sold in 2014.
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Last month Aston Martin previewed its first crossover with the DBX crossover and now it's being reported that the brand may add a new plant in the U.S. to build it. According to the Financial Times, Aston Martin is already talking to several states about the new plant.
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Aston Martin has unveiled its newest concept, the DBX concept at the Geneva Motor Show. The DBX concept not only shows off its new sexy shape, but also is a technology showcase with its four-electric motors and auto-dimming smart glass.
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Aston Martin has unveiled the Vulcan, which is a track-only supercar that packs over 800 horsepower. Aston Martin describes the Vulcan as its "most intense and exhilarating creation to date."
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The next James Bond movie, SPECTRE is going to open in theaters on November 6, 2015. This time James Bond will be driving around in this unique Aston Martin DB10 that was created specifically for the movie.
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When Aston Martin unveiled the ultra-luxurious Lagonda it disappointed fans by stating that it would only be sold in the Middle East. Now according to Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer, the Lagonda may eventually be offered in other markets.
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The Aston Martin Lagonda is back, but there's a twist - it's only available in the Middle East. The Lagonda sedan is based on the Aston Martin Rapide and even shares the same 6.0-liter V-12 engine.
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Aston Martin has unveiled the Vanquish carbon special edition, which is the latest Aston Martin to get the unique appearance package following both the DB9 Carbon Edition.
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Both the 2015 Aston Martin Vanquish and Rapide S are getting improvements to make them not only faster, but a bit more fuel efficient as well.
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Aston Martin has released this teaser photo of the upcoming Lagonda sedan that will be sold exclusively in the Middle East, next year.
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Aston Martin has unveiled 2015 Aston Martin V12 Vantage S Roadster, which as its name suggests, is powered by a 6.0L V12 engine with 565 horsepower and 457 lb-ft. of torque. Aston Martin says that the V12 Vantage S Roadster is its fastest roadster yet with a 0-60 mph time of 3.9 seconds and a 201 mph top speed.
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Aston Martin's current VH architecture has been around since the early 2000s and now it's being reported that Aston Martin is working on an all-new architecture that will debut with the next-generation DB9.
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Aston Martin has unveiled the 2015 Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT, which is making its world debut this week at the New York Auto Show. The V8 Vantage GT will arrive later this year with a price tag starting at $99,900, making it the most affordable Aston Martin available.
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Aston Martin has unveiled three new special editions that are going to debut next month at the Geneva Motor Show, the V8 Vantage N430 and DB9 Carbon Black & White.
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Aston Martin is going to unveil a bespoke version of the 2014 Aston Martin Vanquish Volante at the LA Auto Show next week. The unique Neiman Marcus Edition Vanquish Volante has been hand crafted by the company's bespoke customization arm; Q by Aston Martin. The special Vanquish is part of the 2013 Neiman Marcus Fantasy Christmas Cataloge and production is limited to ten units.
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Neiman Marcus has released its annual Christmas Book, which features lots of items that we'd all love to see under the tree on Christmas morning. Each year the book also features a special edition car and this year Neiman Marcus has decided to offer a special version of the Aston Martin Vanquish for only $344,500.
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The Aston Martin Cygnet always looked a little odd in Aston Martin's lineup. Based on the Toyota iQ, the Cygnet was supposed to be the perfect city car for Aston Martin fans. Of course it never really made sense and now Aston Martin has confirmed that it is gone, forever.
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Aston Martin and Mercedes-AMG have signed a Letter of Intent for a proposed deal between both automakers that will give Aston Martin access to Mercedes-AMG V8 engines and other technical components.
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Aston Martin's new V12 Vantage S is now the automaker's fastest model yet, with the exception of the very limited and sold out One-77. With 565 horsepower under the hood, the V12 Vantage S only takes 3.7 seconds to reach 0-60 mph. The V12 Vantage S is powered by a 6.0-liter V12 engine, which it the ability to reach 205 mph.
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Aston Martin has unveiled the 2014 Vanquish Volante, which is a droptop version of the Vanquish supercar. The Vanquish Volante crucially is powered by the the same new AM11 6.0-liter V12 engine as the coupe and also reaches 0-62 mph sprint in just 4.1 seconds and a top speed of 183 mph.
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The one-off Bertone Jet 2+2 concept car that was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in March could enter limited production. Initially the concept was only planned as a one-off project for one of Bertone's customers, but now it's being reported that a limited production run is being considered.
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Aston Martin has unveiled the new V12 Vantage S, which replaces the old V12 Vantage. The V12 Vantage S is now the fastest road-going Aston Martin, well with the exception of the One-77. With its 565 horsepower 6.0L V12 engine, the Vantage S will reach 0-60 mph in under four seconds and is capable of reaching a top speed of 205 mph.
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Aston Martin has taken the covers off its newest concept, the CC100 Speedster concept, which celebrates Aston Martin's 100th birthday. The one-off CC100 looks both to the past and the DBR1 - Aston Martin's greatest sporting triumph on the track - and to the future with its teasing glimpses of a potential future design direction.
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Aston Martin has released this teaser of its new concept that will be unveiled on May 19th. The new concept coincides with the celebration of Aston Martin's 100th anniversary. According to Aston Martin, the concept "encompasses the past, present and future in one exceptional design."
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Aston Martin and Alset Global have unveiled a new hydrogen-powered version of the Rapide S that is going to hit the track next month at the 41st ADAC Zurich 24 Hours of Nürburgring. the hydrogen Rapide S will become the first hydrogen-powered car to compete in an international event as well as the first zero CO2 emissions sports car to complete a race pace lap at the Nürburgring 24-hour race.
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Italian design house, Bertone has created this , which is a one-off Jet 2+2, which is basically an Aston Martin Rapide Shooting Brake. The Jet 2+2 takes the design of the four-door Rapide, but gives it a shooting brake style that is similar in shape to the Porsche Panamera Sports Turismo concept and Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake. The Bertone 2+2 is going to be unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show next month.
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Aston Martin is releasing a special edition V8 Vantage S in Europe that takes its inspiration from the brand's numerous successes on the race track. Inspired by Aston Martin's motorsport activities in the GT4 racing series, the Vantage SP10 is a road model that has been engineered in the style of Aston Martin's GT4 racers.
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Aston Martin has updated its four-door, the Rapide with a new name, more power and more features. The Aston Martin S replaces the Rapide and is now more refined than before and is powered by a 550 horsepower V12 engine.
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Aston Martin is marking the start of its 100-year birthday celebrations with the unveiling of a bespoke new Centenary Edition Vanquish. The Aston Martin Centenary Edition Vanquish showcases a painstakingly created Centenary Edition specification that will be available worldwide on just 100 examples of each of Aston Martin's model lines: V8 Vantage, DB9, Rapide and Vanquish.
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2013 marks the 100th anniversary of Aston Martin and to celebrate its centenary, Aston Martin has set up a year-long calendar of events. Aston Martin was founded in 1913 by Robert Bamford and Lionel Martin as "Bamford & Martin LTD." In 1914 the Aston Martin name was born following one Robert Bamford's successful runs at the Aston Hill Climb in Buckinghamshire, England. Within a year the first Aston Martin was built...
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It's being reported that Aston Martin's controlling shareholder, Investment Dar Co. has approached potential buyers who may be interested in buying the brand. The Kuwaiti company owns 64 percent of Aston Martin has reportedly approached potential suitors like Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. and Toyota.
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It's being reported that Aston Martin has been studying the idea of putting the automaker's 6.0L V12 engine under the hood of the Aston Martin Cygnet city car. The Cygnet is based on the Toyota iQ and even though the car is tiny, sources claim that the Cygnet can actually fit the larger engine.
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If you can't quite afford the new Aston Martin Vanquish, there's always the Aston Martin DB9... Even better, Aston Martin has just announced the updates to the 2013 DB9, which gets styling and performance updates for the new model year.
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This weekend the 2013 Aston Martin Vanquish is having its Canadian debut during the grand opening of the third annual Luxury & Supercar Weekend, held at the Van Dusen Botanical Gardens in Vancouver.
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Aston Martin has just taken the wraps off the 2013 Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster, which is now the most powerful open-top Vantage available with its 6.0L V12 engine. The limited-edition V12 Vantage Roadster packs 509 horsepower and 420 lb-ft. of torque, which is good enough to accelerate it from 0-62 mph in 4.5 seconds with a top speed of 190 mph.
The V12 Vantage Roadster shares most of its specs with the V12 Vantage coupe, but there are a few changes. The V12 Vantage Roadster features a redesigned trunk lid and lower front air intake to maintain a level of dynamic performance that's fully in keeping with the V12 Coupe, while there are also a number of unique chassis revisions. These include a modified rear damper set-up, front and rear damper valve tuning and a new rear spring design.
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The first official photos of the Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster have leaked onto the internet, just days ahead of its official debut. The V12 Vantage Roadster is powered by a 5.9L V12 engine with 510 horsepower.
The roadster also gets slight styling tweaks, like a revised decklid and spoiler, carbon fiber trim pieces and new alloy wheels. The V12 Vantage Roadster also gets a revised suspension.
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The Aston Martin DB9 1M that you see here is apparently how Aston Martin's Facebook fans would design it. Unveiled last week at Aston martin's Gaydon headquarters, the DB9 1M marks the end of the commemorative campaign to celebrate reaching one million fans on Facebook.
The campaign involved Aston Martin giving its facebook fans, the chance to specify their dream Aston Martin. Fans decided on all aspects of the car including the model itself to the interior trim and then finally choosing the exterior 'Aero' wrap, black brake calipers and 20-inch diamond-turned alloy wheels. No changes were made to the DB9's 6.0L V12 engine, which puts out 470 horsepower and 443 lb-ft.of torque.
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Here it is! Aston Martin has officially unveiled the new top model in its lineup, the 2013 Aston Martin Vanquish, which will be available by the end of this year. The Vanquish draws cues from the One-77 supercar and other Aston Martin models, but according to Aston Martin, the new Vanquish "represents the zenith of current Aston Martin design and engineering."
The new Vanquish is based on the next-generation VH architecture and gets an upgraded 6.0L V12 engine. The new naturally aspirated 6.0L V12 generates 565 horsepower, making it the most powerful production Aston Martin yet, well if you don't count the limited-edition One-77. It also has 457 lb-ft. of torque at 5,500 rpm, reaches 0-62 mph in 4.1 seconds and has a top speed of 183 mph.
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The first photos of the new Aston Martin Vanquish have leaked online ahead of the car's official debut on tomorrow! The new Vanquish was originally previewed by the AM 310 concept and is the replacement for the DBS.
The new Vanquish will be powered by a revised version of Aston Martin's 6.0L V12 engine that will be mated to a six-speed "Touchtronic 2" automatic transmission with paddle shifters. The V12 engine will pack 565 horsepower and 457 lb-ft. of torque. According to Aston Martin, the new Vanquish will reach 0-60 mph in 4.1 seconds and will a top speed of 183 mph.
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