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Ride of the Valkyrie – and Valhalla

Aston Martin Valkyrie and Valhalla

Aston Martin’s latest mid-engined sportscar – Valhalla – has taken flight for the first time alongside one of the world’s most highly-anticipated hypercars – the Aston Martin Valkyrie. The pair took to the track at Silverstone – Aston Martin’s development home. A video was shot, showcasing both ground-breaking models, the …

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James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5 makes history

Genuine James Bond Aston Martin DB5

One of three surviving genuine 007 Aston Martin DB5 has been sold at auction for a record-breaking $6.3m (£5.3m) – making it the most valuable DB5 ever. Dubbed ‘the world’s most famous car’, it went under the hammer at RM Sotheby’s Monterey auction and had been expected to fetch between …

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Goodwood Festival of Speed honours Aston Martin

Le Mans winning Aston Martin DBR1 at the Goodwood Festival of Speed 2019

Two major Aston Martin anniversaries are being celebrated at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed (July 4-7). Not only is it 60 years since the company’s iconic 1-2 win at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, it’s also 70 years since Aston Martin first raced at the Goodwood Motor Circuit. …

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Extreme weather testing for Aston Martin DBX

Aston Martin DBX

Aston Martin’s first SUV, the DBX, has been continuing its intensive development programme at Pirelli’s official test facility, close to the Arctic Circle in Sweden. The Sottozero Centre at the Flurheden Proving Ground provides a range of extreme environments, from snowy roads to ice handling courses, allowing Aston Martin’s vehicle …

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Aston Martin Vantage review

Aston Martin Vantage

Since Aston Martin was founded in 1913 it has suffered some turbulent financial times, including bankruptcy on a couple of occasions. Despite this, the brand is strong and globally renowned. Currently in a stronger position than it has been for some years, it is a company with revitalised ambition. Probably …

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Aston Martin DB11 Volante review

Aston Martin DB11 Volante

Aston Martin is a company on the move. It has ambitious plans for the future as a global luxury brand and the first all-new model for several years appeared in 2016, the DB11 coupe. It was only a matter of time before a convertible version appeared and so now we …

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Aston Martin’s new DBX SUV breaks cover in Wales

Aston Martin DBX Prototype

A camouflaged prototype of Aston Martin’s much-anticipated new SUV, the DBX, has tackled a stage of the gruelling Welsh Rally as part of its testing programme. The location is a nod to Aston Martin’s new St Athan production facility in the Vale of Glamorgan. This first prototype drive in Wales …

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Buying a classic car – a beginner’s guide

Goodwood Revival 2016

Buying a classic car is more than just a financial decision for most – it’s a matter of the heart. Here are a few things to consider before taking the plunge… Price of collectors’ cars is falling After a decade of dominating luxury investment options, we’re starting to see the …

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Revealed: Top 20 iconic cars of film and TV

James Bond’s Aston Martin DB10 from SPECTRE is the most iconic car in screen history, according to a new study by financial services company, Zopa. Inspector Morse’s maroon Jaguar Mk2 followed in second place, with Dominic Toretto’s Dodge Charger from The Fast and The Furious in third. According to the …

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Top 5 Most Expensive Supercars of 2018

Aston Martin Valkyrie

Increasingly cars are not just used to get you from A to B, they are also a status symbol. No self-respecting billionaire or celebrity would be without the latest supercar to show off to their wealthy friends. The super cars can be fitted with the latest technology and modified to …

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