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A Green Shoot Emerges From the Aston Martin Rapide’s Grave

Aston Martin’s Rapide, a super-sedan created by stretching the DB9, is essentially dead, with the last remaining examples of the limited-run Rapide AMR finding deep-pocketed buyers. And yet, like Frankenstein’s monster, the Rapide lives on, having had its V12 heart replaced by something altogether new. Aston Martin has a “new” electric car to show off […]

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aston martin reveals its first electric vehicle: the rapide E

aston martin has revealed the final production-ready iteration of its first all-electric production car – the rapide E. unveiled at the 2019 auto shanghai motor show, the special edition EV has a production run strictly limited to 155 units, and has been developed in collaboration with williams advanced engineering. images courtesy of aston martin aston […]

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aston martin unveils renderings of the DBZ GT zagato hypercar

aston martin has just revealed prototype images for its DBZ centenary collection – a celebration of nearly six decades of the intimate partnership between the british car manufacturer and italian design house, zagato. priced at $11 million, the 2-for-1 deal includes a restyled DBS superleggera designed by zagato and a new, track-only DB4 GT zagato continuation. the […]

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Marketing… or Messaging? Tabloid Says Bond’s Going Green in Next Film

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TOP 10 electric concept cars revealed at the 2019 geneva motor show

from bentley to ferrari and bugatti to mercedes-benz, the 2019 geneva motor show was parked full of cars making their world debuts. the fair not only showcased some brand new, extremely powerful sportscars but also exhibited innovative, forward-thinking electric concepts and production vehicles – as we predicted in our preview beforehand. in light of these […]

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aston martin unveils electric lagonda all-terrain concept at geneva motor show 2019

aston martin‘s electric spin-off brand lagonda has unveiled its all-terrain concept at the 2019 geneva motor show. it follows on from the lagonda vision concept four-seater exhibited last year, tailoring the design of this previous model to meet the challenging environment an all-terrain vehicle is capable of reaching. images courtesy of aston martin unlike the aero-inspired […]

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TOP 10 electric concept cars to debut at the 2019 geneva motor show

each year, automotive heaven is held at the geneva motor show for all the world’s motor-heads to be mezmerized with curiosity. from manufacturing giants to small supercar shops, the trade fair has it all. in 2018 the trend saw a higher number of super-tech cars presented whilst in 2019, we predict far more electric cars […]

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Rare Rides: A Mustang-y Aston Martin V8 Volante From 1988

The Rare Rides series is fond of Aston Martin, and has previously featured a Lagonda, Virage, and a bespoke V8 shooting brake. Today we have a look at the closest the brand ever got to making a British Mustang. It’s a V8 Volante from 1988.Aston Martin’s V8 was one of the longest-lived offerings for the […]

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Rare Rides: A Custom Aston Martin V8 Shooting Brake From 1998

Ever wondered what a bespoke shooting brake might look like if its donor vehicle were a long-wheelbase convertible? Wonder no more, for today’s Rare Ride is just such a vehicle, and is also an Aston Martin. The car which would become Aston Martin’s V8 Vantage model began with the (relatively) lower performance Virage, which debuted […]

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Buy/Drive/Burn: Super Expensive Convertibles From 2001

The Buy/Drive/Burn series has been all about convertibles lately. We started with some $40,000 luxury entries from 2010, then upped the dollar figure with three more from 2009 that asked over $90,000 for the pleasure of their company. Today we step back in time to the year 2001, and spend even more money. The cheapest drop-top […]

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Rapide Attempts To Vanquish Brexit: Aston Martin Stockpiling Cars in Germany

Brits have now been grappling with their Brexit situation for what now seems like an interminable amount of time, with no shortage of digital ink and political hot air spilled about the subject. Looking past all the posturing, however, a disorderly departure from the EU could contain serious ramifications for companies making products in Britain, […]

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The Government’s Coming for Your Classic Car, but They Can’t Take It All: Aston Martin CEO

Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer isn’t very trusting of his government’s plan to ban all internal combustion vehicles by 2040. The 55-year-old Brit had a few things to say about the UK’s intentions last year, none of them very kind to policy makers. Since then, it seems he’s grown even more concerned about the legions […]

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Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Shooting Brake Ready for Its Closeup

Last year, Aston Martin revealed that its Zagato line would receive a shooting brake variant of the Vanquish, issuing a teaser photo of the model in red. Then the company went silent, leaving many wondering what happened. Apparently there was no reason to worry, as Aston Martin just released a pretty robust series of images highlighting […]

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Rare Rides: The 1990 Aston Martin Virage – End of Aston Independence

The Rare Rides series featured a vintage Aston Martin once before, when we took a look at the luxurious Lagonda sedan from 1984. Today we move forward in history a few years to see a luxurious, large coupe that’s more along the lines of what you’d expect from the Aston Martin brand. It’s a Virage, […]

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