Aston Martin are one of the most luxurious car manufacturers in the world. Synonymous with style, luxury and James Bond, Aston Martin are one of the most well-known brands in the world. However, despite its huge success, it has seen some troubled times.
So where did it all begin?
In this article, we look at the history of Aston Martin, from its founding to James Bond.
Looking for an objective review of the new Aston Martin Vantage? OSV has you covered, from engines to lease deals.
If you like cars, you'll love the new Aston Martin Vantage. It's for the ages. Sporting its instantly recognisable looks that will never get old, it’s powered by a muscular V8 engine that boasts serious performance.
This is one of those classic sports cars that we all want to drive at least once in our lifetime. And if you can afford it, owning one of these babies is just magic. It’s fun to drive, stunning to look at, and it’s got oodles of prestige and badge appeal.
OSV takes a closer look at what it’s all about with our Aston Martin Vantage review.
The Aston Martin DB9 Coupe is a charismatic, rapid and classy roadster that offers scintillating pace and performance.
It’s technically a Grand Tourer, but sports dynamic coupe looks that are a match for its rivals in this market. If you like your engine notes vocal and raspy, the V12 unit here is always on song, but it settles down if you just want to cruise long-distance. Beautifully built and adorned in a typically gorgeous handmade interior, the car has got bags of desirability.
OSV takes a closer look at what it’s all about with our Aston Martin DB9 Coupe review.
For the Aston Martin Vanquish, the brand have set about making a number of changes in order to make it more dynamic, swifter, and cleaner.
With more exterior colours to choose from than ever before, as well as brand new lightweight alloys and an eight-speed Touchtronic III gearbox, the Aston Martin is certainly new. With consumers suggesting that the brand have been sitting idly recently, preferring to tweak and refine what they’ve got as opposed to welcoming in modernity, no one can really accuse the new Aston Martin Vanquish as being a mere replica of what’s come before. Let’s take a closer look at what it offers.
Aston reveal 2014 V12 Vantage S Roadster – their fastest ever convertible
This is the 201 mph Aston Martin V12 Vantage S Roadster, the fastest drop-top Gaydon has ever produced.
Also taking the title of most powerful convertible they’ve ever made the S Roadster will replace the standard roofless Vantage when it arrives later this year. A bit of fettling by Astons boffins saw the 6.0 litre V12 given a boost to 565 bhp for the S, with its 457 lb ft of torque pushing the Roadster to 62 mph in just 4.1 seconds. That increase in performance has been achieved with a brand new engine management system from German giants Bosch and a new seven-speed auto Sportshift III box, replacing the old 6-speed manual.
No price or release date confirmation yet, but since the Coupe S was £3,000 more than the standard V12, expect an [...]
What’s the lowdown with the 2014 Aston Martin Vantage?
Doesn’t it make a nice change when you realise that you can actually afford something that you assumed was out of reach? Take Aston Martin for instance. It would be easy to assume that all that glamour and pedigree was always going to come with a prohibitive price tag. Then along came the Aston Martin Vantage…
Don’t get us wrong; very few of us can pay for an Aston Martin Vantage with loose change. It is however in the same bracket as the Porsche 911 and BMW M6 and if you’ve got those two formidable cars in your sights, you should seriously consider this baby Aston as well. As if you need a single reason to test drive one, we happen to have three…
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What’s the lowdown with the Aston Martin V8 Vantage?
The motoring world was captivated by the Aston Martin V8 Vantage from the moment the finished product was finally unveiled at the 2005 Geneva Motor Show. The latest revisions to the model do nothing to diminish the appeal of what is the ‘sporty baby’ of the Aston Martin range. If you’re looking for car lease deals on a model in the same league as the Audi R8 and Porsche 911, with heritage, a distinctive personality and a fantastic driving experience, the Aston Martin V8 is definitely worth close attention.
The Look and Feel
This is a well proportioned and instantly recognisable Aston Martin body – and one which is over a foot shorter than the DB9. It is not the case that the Aston Martin V8 Vantage [...]
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