Tag Archives: Aston Martin

Aston Martin Adds Women to Its Formerly All-Male Board Before Going Public

As the company is about to go public on the London Stock Exchange, sources told Bloomberg recently Aston Martin wanted to add women to its board. Had it not, it would’ve been one of the few top public British companies without any. Aston announced early on Monday that there are now women on the board.

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Buy the James Bond Villain Car From the Most Forgettable Chase Scene Ever

Despite much of its automotive hype, the latest James Bond film, Spectre, turned out to be a bit of a dud. And it didn’t help that the Aston Martin DB10 and Jaguar C-X75 chase scene through the darkened streets of Rome turned out to be one of the most forgettable chase scenes ever shot. But at least the stunning Jag…

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Aston Martin Wants to Make Sure Its First EV Will Be Able to Lap the Nürburgring, Which Is Hard

The current generation of Aston Martin’s lineup has truly incredible performance chops, and since the automaker is engineering its first electric car called the Aston Martin RapidE, it wants to make sure its batteries are capable of keeping up on a hot lap of the nefarious Nürburgring, which current EVs would struggle…

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Aston Martin’s New James Bond DB5 Isn’t Road Legal Because the Gadgets Are Too Real

Aston Martin has announced production of 25 new continuation DB5s, modeled after the iconic car from the 1964 James Bond movie, Goldfinger. The cars will even be equipped with some of the spy’s gadgets, but there’s a catch—sadly, none of them will be road legal.

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The Aston Martin Cygnet Is a Future Classic

The Aston Martin Cygnet is basically a Scion iQ with a new face and a fancy interior, and it existed in large part to help the British sports car brand meet emissions requirements. So surely it doesn’t have any collectable value, you may think. But then you’d be wrong.

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Alfa Romeo Needs to Get Its Act Together and Do Some Vintage Remakes

For whatever reason, the 2018 Aston Martin DB4 GT crossed my path again today. That name is a funny one, as the DB4 GT was one of Aston’s great cars of the 1960s, but the company decided to remake 25 of them this year. It’s part of an interesting new trend, and I’d like to see it keep going.

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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 in 1997,…

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This V8-Powered Aston Martin Cygnet Is A True Miracle Of Human Creation

Aston Martin stuffed a V8 engine into its cute little Cygnet city car as a one-off commission project for a person who has a better imagination and bigger wallet than any of us, and it’s like a wasp in car form—miniature in size but terrifying enough to send full-grown adults running in the opposite direction.

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Live Your Best Life With This $450,000 Aston Martin Vantage V600 With A WWII Spitfire Boost Gauge

The big, hulking and silly Aston Martin Vantage V600 is not a car you think about very often. Or see for sale ever, really. But if you want something that’s rare, stupidly powerful and representative all that’s marvelous about British engineering, then kindly pay attention to what I have to tell you next.

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The Aston Martin Rapide AMR Arrives At The Intersection Of Excellence And Pointlessness

As the four-door Aston Martin Rapide sedan soldiers toward a decade of production, the company has decided to give it a stimulant in the form of lime green decorations and a 580 horsepower AMR performance trim with 465 lb-ft of torque.

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