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 |  Nov 08 2013, 9:45 AM

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Aston Martin is mulling the possibility of making a lighter and more hardcore version of its V12 Vantage S. 

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 |  Oct 25 2013, 5:06 PM

Scion-iQ-Main-ArtScion’s iQ is one of the smallest cars sold in North America but it may not be long for this world.

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 |  Oct 21 2013, 8:01 AM

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Its rivals in the exotic car business may all be embracing electrification, but Aston Martin has no plans to introduce a hybrid. Not any time soon at least.

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 |  Oct 15 2013, 8:32 AM

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Plans for Aston Martin to sell an SUV are still limping along, likely helped by a recent agreement between Mercedes’ AMG and the British automaker.

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 |  Oct 10 2013, 8:06 AM

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This year’s annual Neiman Marcus Christmas Book offers the latest in gift ideas for the excessively rich including a $150,000 Falconry kit. However, if you’re looking for something more practical, though no less opulent, you can also pick up a special edition Aston Martin.

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 |  Oct 09 2013, 1:02 PM

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British automaker Aston Martin reported a post-tax loss of $39.6 million USD (£24.9 Million) last year, blaming Europe’s economic straits for much of the loss. 

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 |  Sep 27 2013, 5:02 PM

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Aston Martin’s luxury city car based on the Toyota iQ, the Cygnet, is ending its production run that began in 2011. 

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 |  Sep 11 2013, 10:15 AM

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Premium automakers typically offer customers a wider array of choice than purveyors of, say, entry-level commercial vans. Stepping things up, Aston Martin allows its buyers to uniquely customize their vehicles via the new Q program.

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 |  Sep 10 2013, 10:01 AM

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Aston Martin is looking to double its sales by 2016 on the strength of new models and an expansion of its dealer network in international markets.

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 |  Sep 10 2013, 7:01 AM

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At the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show today, Aston Martin will unwrap its latest Q model based on the very new Vanquish Volante.  Continue Reading…

 |  Aug 30 2013, 7:05 AM

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TRG-AMR North America has notched its first win with the Aston Martin Vantage GT4 at Sonoma Raceway in California.

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 |  Aug 18 2013, 5:53 PM

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How do you make an already exhilarating car even more exciting? You give it a convertible roof so the driver and passengers can bask in all of nature’s glory. That’s just what the folks at Aston Martin have done with their awe-inspiring Vanquish, transforming it into the Vanquish Volante.

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 |  Aug 18 2013, 3:03 PM

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What are the Birtish up to? Aston Martin revealed an intriguing concept car in the form of the CC100 and their cross-country rival Jaguar seems to be on the same page. The Project 7 is an open-air roadster with killer looks and even more dangerous performance.

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 |  Aug 17 2013, 1:01 PM

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You only turn 100 years old once… if you’re lucky. Aston Martin built a special design study to celebrate its centenary. Called the CC100, the car connects with the company’s heritage and hints at where it’s going in the future.

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 |  Jul 31 2013, 6:15 PM

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California-based TRG-AMR North America has added two new drivers to its roster for the remainder of this year’s Pirelli World Challenge series, fielding a pair of Aston Martin Vantage GT4 race cars as full-time entrants.

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 |  Jul 26 2013, 6:59 AM

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When Aston Martin first unveiled its CC100 Speedster concept, it was believed that the project was a gift to the brand as part of its centenary celebration, but the British automaker decided to do an extremely limited-production run of just two units.

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 |  Jul 25 2013, 7:01 AM

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Aston Martin has announced a partnership with Mercedes’ high-performance AMG division in order to secure a new generation of powertrains for its luxury sports cars.

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 |  Jul 23 2013, 9:02 AM

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Aston Martin continues to celebrate its centenary, gathering 50,000 visitors to Kensington Gardens in London for the largest meeting of iconic British sports cars in history.

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 |  Jul 18 2013, 7:31 AM

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The extremely beautiful 2014 Aston Martin Vanquish Volante will be making its global debut at the 2013 Pebble Beach Automotive Week in California next month.

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 |  Jul 12 2013, 8:13 AM

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The Goodwood Festival of Speed is the world’s largest motoring garden party, and this year, the event celebrates its 20th anniversary. So what bettery way to celebrate than with 20 awesome photos of 20 amazing cars?

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 |  Jun 30 2013, 1:02 PM

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Hertz has announced its Dream Car Program, which will allow car renters the opportunity to get behind the wheel of their dream luxury or exotic vehicle.

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 |  Jun 26 2013, 10:02 AM

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For Ian Cook, there was only one way to remember Allan Simonsen, 34, who died during the 24 Hours at Le Mans last weekend.

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 |  Jun 24 2013, 8:01 PM

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Aston Martin has renewed its engine supply contract with Ford, ensuring that the American automaker will supply the British company with its V8 and V12 engines for another five years.

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 |  Jun 24 2013, 9:32 AM

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British automaker Aston Martin has opened its Heritage Showroom at its historic Newport Pagnell site in the U.K.

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