• June 27, 2017 - James Ash

    Aston Martin has announced when its first electric car will enter production. The RapidE, unveiled as a concept two years ago, will enter production in 2019 and just 155 cars will be made. Aston Martin will work with Williams Advanced Engineering to create the car, which is based on the… Read More

  • November 16, 2016 - Darren Cassey

    Aston Martin has pulled the wraps off a new go-faster version of its already-rapid Vanquish model. The Vanquish S is one of the fastest road-going Astons ever made. Its 6.0-litre V12 has been tweaked to offer an extra 27bhp, so the headline power figure is now 595bhp. Torque remains the… Read More

  • September 30, 2016 - James Ash

    Aston Martin has commenced production of the highly anticipated DB11 for UK customers, the first core car launched under the luxury carmaker’s six year ‘Second Century Plan’. With the first DB11 coming off the production line this week, the first deliveries to customers will take place during October. Aston Martin… Read More

  • April 15, 2016 - Sarah Lewis

    Aston Martin have historically always taken cues from its racing cars in its road vehicles and has pushed this even further – with the Vantage GT8. Using technology found in the V8 Vantage GTE race car, the Vantage GT8 is hardcore road car, with full aerodynamically-shaped carbon fibre bodywork and… Read More

  • April 8, 2016 - Jack Evans

    Aston Martin is responding to demands by purists by creating a manual V12 Vantage S. The V12-powered supercar is being offered with a full seven-speed manual transmission, featuring a ‘dog-leg’ first gear. The gearbox also includes AMSHIFT, a system that makes sure that each and every gearchange is perfect. It… Read More

  • August 13, 2015 - Chris Lloyd

    Jeep has released a new engine for its popular Cherokee model range. A MultiJet 2.2 litre diesel engine joins the pre-existing two-litre diesel 140hp manual units. The latest engine is available with outputs of 185hp or 200hp and will offer a wider spread of torque from low rpm, greater power,… Read More

  • June 3, 2015 - Daljinder Nagra

    Aston Martin has just lifted the covers off a new bespoke Vanquish model, which has been customised by its ‘Q’ personalisation service. The new car, is the first in a series of seven identical models, which have been commissioned by German collector Markus Storck, who is known for ordering bespoke,… Read More

  • January 29, 2015 - Daljinder Nagra

    Aston Martin is on the verge of a complete product overhaul, thanks to a huge cash injection from private equity fund InvestIndustrial. The Italian fund purchased 37.5 per cent stake in the Gaydon manufacturer back in 2012 – which reportedly cost a cool quarter-billion dollars – and is now getting… Read More

  • May 14, 2014 - Daljinder Nagra

    An Aston Martin driver whose car was fitted with a hi-tech ‘laser jammer’ device designed to disrupt laser speed traps, has appeared in court. Eric Craggs is accused of perverting the course of justice, by asking to have the ‘Laserstar’ device fitted when he took the car in for a… Read More

  • February 10, 2014 - Daljinder Nagra

    An Aston Martin owner has been left with a huge repair bill after returning to his car to find his dog had made it her new chew toy. Royston Grimstead, of Chedzoy, Somerset, came home from work to be greeted by his Border Collie Luce covered in “white stuff”. He… Read More

  • February 6, 2014 - Daljinder Nagra

    Aston Martin has recalled a total of 17,590 cars over due to a defective part which could cause the accelerator pedal to break away. The recall is significant for the small volume, Gaydon based manufacturer, and affects all left-hand drive models built since November 2007 and all right-hand drive cars… Read More

  • May 30, 2013 - Daljinder Nagra

    Aston Martin is celebrating turning 100 in style. Not only has it released a stunning concept car in the form of the open-top CC100 and made history by being the first company to field a hydrogen powered racing car in an international race, it has now unveiled the most powerful… Read More

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