News: Q BY ASTON MARTIN: ‘DBS 59’ MARKS LEGENDARY 1959 LE MANS WIN

No need to explain why, we’re just putting this out there. Thanks to our friends at Aston for sharing this one. Enjoy: One of the greatest moments in Aston Martin Lagonda’s (AML) illustrious motorsport history is the inspiration for the … Continue reading News: Q BY ASTON MARTIN: ‘DBS 59’ MARKS LEGENDARY 1959 LE MANS WIN

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News: ASTON MARTIN WORKS HERITAGE SHOWROOM OPENS IN LONDON’S MAYFAIR

The following is revealed in full from Aston’s latest news shared with MotorMartin: enjoy. Aston Martin Works’ new Heritage satellite showroom in the heart of London’s Mayfair is now open for business. Situated with the Aston Martin Brand Experience Centre at No.8 Dover Street, the Works Heritage showroom is a convenient destination for customers interested in acquiring a heritage model or learning about the restoration services available at Aston Martin Works Service in Newport Pagnell. Paul Spires, President of Aston Martin Works, explained to MotorMartin that: “The expansion of our Heritage showroom activity into Central London enables us to engage … Continue reading News: ASTON MARTIN WORKS HERITAGE SHOWROOM OPENS IN LONDON’S MAYFAIR

News: RM SOTHEBY’S AND ASTON MARTIN CELEBRATE NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH $21,455.000 LOT

Aston Martin today announced to MotorMartin the formation of a new partnership with RM Sotheby’s, the world’s largest auction house for investment-quality automobiles. The new partnership, they say, got off to the best possible start earlier today when the beautiful 1963 Aston Martin DP215 Grand Touring Competition Prototype went under the auctioneer’s gavel at Pebble Beach for an astonishing $21,455.000. It’s been explained to MotorMartin that this one-off Aston Martin Works car, the DP215 is extremely significant as it was the very one driven by Lucien Bianchi and Phil Hill at Le Mans in 1963 and is the final David Brown … Continue reading News: RM SOTHEBY’S AND ASTON MARTIN CELEBRATE NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH $21,455.000 LOT

News: SENSATIONAL SUPERCAR WEEKEND FOR BEAULIEU

Wow. The passion for Supercars in this country shows no signs of slowing down and, let’s be honest here, we at MotorMartin are more than happy with that. News then that more than 950 supercars made Beaulieu Supercar Weekend the biggest and best yet was greeted with much interest up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers especially when it became clear that around 14,900 show-goers had enjoyed the celebration of performance motoring in the grounds of the National Motor Museum. With the chance to get up-close to some of the greatest and most exclusive cars ever at the A-Plan … Continue reading News: SENSATIONAL SUPERCAR WEEKEND FOR BEAULIEU

News: INTRODUCING THE NEW DBS SUPERLEGGERA: TWO ILLUSTRIOUS NAMES; ONE MAGNIFICENT SUPER GT

We all know that MotorMartin champions the underdog, owning a fabulous MG GS sees to that but underlying all here at MotorMartin Towers is a love of motoring in all it’s shapes and forms. The following is posted in full direct from MotorMartin’s friends at Aston Martin. Thanks you lot. DBS Superleggera. A true thoroughbred that marks the return of not one, but two illustrious names. With DBS, Aston Martin is reviving an iconic nameplate that first appeared on in 1967, while Touring’s famous mark – Superleggera – will once again adorn the bonnet of an Aston Martin. A collaboration … Continue reading News: INTRODUCING THE NEW DBS SUPERLEGGERA: TWO ILLUSTRIOUS NAMES; ONE MAGNIFICENT SUPER GT

News: LAGONDA SET TO REVOLUTIONISE THE LUXURY SUV

It’s been explained to MotorMartin that after stealing the 2018 Geneva motor show with their remarkable ‘Vision Concept’, Lagonda has confirmed plans for its first production model: a radical, sector-defining zero-emission SUV. Scheduled to be unveiled in 2021, the Lagonda SUV will be the first luxury SUV exclusively driven by zero emission powertrain technologies and will uphold all the qualities of the reinvented super-luxury marque. Not only will it feature an evolution of the incredibly bold design language first seen with the show-stopping ‘Vision Concept’, the SUV will be built around near-future technologies, such as its advanced Battery Electric drivetrain, … Continue reading News: LAGONDA SET TO REVOLUTIONISE THE LUXURY SUV

News: DB11 AMR – NEW PERFORMANCE FLAGSHIP OF THE DB11 RANGE

Aston Martin have shared with MotorMartin the fact that they have brought a new dimension of race-inspired dynamism and performance to the DB11 family, with the introduction of the new DB11 AMR, launched today at the opening of the new Nürburgring-based AMR Performance Centre. And doesn’t it look superb. Replacing the outgoing V12-engined DB11 as the new flagship of the DB11 range, Aston say that the DB11 AMR boasts greater power, increased performance, enhanced driving dynamics and a more characterful exhaust note, together with a suite of exterior and interior enhancements. Together they create a DB11 that offers a more … Continue reading News: DB11 AMR – NEW PERFORMANCE FLAGSHIP OF THE DB11 RANGE

News: DB4 G.T. CONTINUATION FIRST CUSTOMER TRACK DAY-SILVERSTONE

During a recent conversation with Aston Martin it was casually remarked upon that a few days ago, five customers from across the globe drove their own DB4 G.T. Continuation cars at the home of British Motorsport, Silverstone Circuit. It doesn’t seem like five minutes since when in 2016, it was announced that the iconic model would be celebrated with a special series of 25 track-only Continuation cars built to lightweight specification by Aston Martin Works at Newport Pagnell. Fittingly for a car created to celebrate one of Aston Martin’s most illustrious competition models, the DB4 G.T. Continuation was built to … Continue reading News: DB4 G.T. CONTINUATION FIRST CUSTOMER TRACK DAY-SILVERSTONE

News: TIME TO GO RACING WITH THE NEW ASTON MARTIN VANTAGE GTE

It’s that special time of year again when #MotorMartinRacing fans look forward to the start of the WEC a wait that has been made a little sweeter after finally hearing that the new Aston Martin Vantage GTE will make its long-awaited debut in the 2018/19 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) Super Season at the Total 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps this weekend (3-5 May). Excellent news indeed. The following information, shared by Aston Martin with MotorMartin today, has been posted below in full. Enjoy: The Aston Martin Vantage GTE is based on the critically-acclaimed Aston Martin Vantage road car, the most performance … Continue reading News: TIME TO GO RACING WITH THE NEW ASTON MARTIN VANTAGE GTE

News: ASTON MARTIN BEIJING OPENS FOR BUSINESS IN CARMAKER’S FASTEST-GROWING MARKET

Aston Martin’s have been rather busy lately what with their ongoing expansion in the important China region, especially as their activities continue to gather pace with the opening of the luxury British sports car brand’s second official dealership in the Chinese capital, Beijing. Operated by Wintop Group and known as Aston Martin Beijing the impressive new dealership comprises a 400-square metre showroom at No.99 Jinbao Street, Dongcheng District in Beijing. Officially opened yesterday by Wintop Group CEO Mr Li Hong along with Aston Martin President and CEO Dr Andy Palmer and Martyn Roper, British Embassy Minister and Deputy Head of … Continue reading News: ASTON MARTIN BEIJING OPENS FOR BUSINESS IN CARMAKER’S FASTEST-GROWING MARKET