Aston Martin’s new luxury city car Cygnet is making its global debut at Harrods in Knightsbridge, the world’s most prestigious department store. The Toyota iQ-based Cygnet will go into production in 2011 at the company’s global headquarters in Gaydon and is expected to cost from £30,000. Cygnet will be available to view at Harrods until … Continued
The worldâ€™s first Aston Martin Club Lounge has just opened its doors. The club is located at The Prime Society in Singaporeâ€™s Dempsey Hill neighborhood. Created by Ingrid Prasatya, the lounge features custom-made tables crafted out of authentic Aston Martin wheel-rims as well as large-format prints of different car models. Specially mixed cocktails in martini … Continued
A US car enthusiast has bought James Bond’s famous Aston Martin car at auction in London for more than four million dollars. The 1964 silver Aston Martin DB5 was driven by Sean Connery when he played the fictional British spy in the films “Goldfinger” (1964) and “Thunderball” (1965). US collector Harry Yeaggy flew into Britain … Continued
Aston Martin has today confirmed that the Cygnet will go into production in 2011 at the company’s Gaydon headquarters in Warwickshire. Initially shown as a concept earlier this year, the the Toyota iQ-based Cygnet is described by its manufacturer as an â€˜Aston Martin tailor fit for the cityâ€™. Aston Martinâ€™s CEO Ulrich Bez said “The … Continued
Aston Martin has been named the coolest brand in the UK, it has been revealed. The carmaker has come top in the latest study by independent brand research firm Superbrands, which questioned more than 2,000 consumers. However technology brands continue to lead the Superbrands Cool Brands survey with the rest of the top five spots … Continued
Aston Martin has just unveiled today the new 2011 Aston Martin DB9 which will hit the showroom floor next month, in July. The company says the new 2011 Aston Martin DB9 has received the most significant upgrades program since the model was first introduced back in 2003. Styling changes include a new front bumper, bright … Continued
James Bond’s 1964 Aston Martin DB5 will go under the hammer in London in October and is expected to fetch over $5 million, RM Auctions said. It is the first time the distinctive silver-colored car has been available to the public to buy. It is one of two, and the sole remaining, of the original … Continued
Aston Martin is to bring the V12 Vantage — the most powerful sports car the brand has ever made — to the US, it announced May 10. Although Aston Martin had not originally planned a US version of the car, it says that unexpected demand forced a reconsideration of the decision. A specially-modified version of … Continued
Speaking to AutoExpress at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show, Aston Martin design director Marek Reichman said that he wants to set a new standard for personalization of Aston vehicles. The aim is to form a team of engineers that would be able to make any of your dreams come true. Reichman said that this could … Continued
Aston Martin hasn’t revealed many new details about its baby Cygnet, which is on display at the 2010 Geneva Auto Show. The Cygnet is a production car based on the Toyota iQ with a Vantage front end and luxury interior, to be sold for $45,000 to $75,000 to buyers who want an expensive city car. … Continued
One rich Middle East buyer has decided to create a sensation in the auto world by having 10 whole Aston martin One-77s delivered, which cost $1.7 million apiece. The unnamed buyer apparently paid a premium to get the cars sent to his desert demesne, bringing the total cost of the cars to $23 million. He … Continued
A set of cufflinks featuring an 18-c gold finish has been made using parts from Prince Charles’s Aston Martin to raise money for charity. Pistons removed from the car when the prince decided to convert the vehicle to make it more eco-friendly have been transformed into cufflinks. A total of 200 cufflinks were made by … Continued
Following in with the ski-line trend, Aston Martin has decided to launch a pair of skis which draws inspiration from their cars. â€œConceived as the ultimate all-rounder ski, the race-derived materials make them perfect for all downhill descents. As with the latest Aston Martin sportscars, the high-technology construction boasts the latest materials including composites, aluminium … Continued
Aston Martin has unveiled a Carbon Black makeover package for its popular DBS and V12 Vantage (above). The special editions get 50 man hours of bespoke Carbon Black metallic paint applied by hand. The inside naturally also received the black widow touch via a carbon-fiber and Kevlar interior outfit.
Luxury car-maker Aston Martin has unveiled its first luxury small city car, or what it calls its “luxury commuter concept” – the Cygnet. The move represents a radical departure for the luxury car manufacturer, most celebrated for the super sleek sports cars driven by James Bond. The concept car, developed in partnership with Toyota, is … Continued
Italian luxury sports car manufacturer Maserati is the overwhelming best-seller in the US among niche luxury car brands, according to business magazine Forbes. Maserati is the top-selling brand among cars that sell at least 1,200 models a year in 47 of 50 states, plus the District of Columbia. Three states prefer less flashy English automakers: … Continued
Last week Aston Martin opened its first dedicated merchandising outlet â€“ the “Aston Martin Store NÃ¼rburgring”. The store is located in the heart of the “Grand Ring Boulevard” consisting of more than 20 shops dedicated to car brands and motor sports. There was a big surprise waiting for all the visitors, as in addition to … Continued
Aston Martin makes some of the most visually appealing cars on the road today. Their latest offering, the DBS Volante (Volante = Convertible), continue the company’s tradition of elegant styling combined with V12 power.
One wealthy Australian has placed an order for what is the most expensive car in the world, the Aston Martin One-77.