News: EXCELLENCE REBORN – WORK UNDER WAY ON ICONIC DB4 GT ZAGATO CONTINUATION

OK, so this is really exciting. The first Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato Continuation car – part of the forthcoming Aston Martin DBZ Centenary Collection – is beginning to take shape and the office here at MotorMartin Towers is becoming more and more excited as Aston tease with more and more information. The original car was built to race against Ferrari in the 1960’s, the DB4 GT Zagato evolving from the rigours of motor racing and blessed with a stunning silhouette, just 19 were built. Aston Martin have shared with MotorMartin that they will be relying on the unrivalled knowledge … Continue reading News: EXCELLENCE REBORN – WORK UNDER WAY ON ICONIC DB4 GT ZAGATO CONTINUATION

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News: VANQUISH VISION CONCEPT: ICONIC NAME REVIVED FOR ASTON MARTIN’S FIRST MID-ENGINED SERIES PRODUCTION SUPERCAR

Just adding this for all you Aston fans out there, direct from Aston themselves: enjoy. In an unprecedented show of force, Aston Martin has chosen the 89th Geneva Motor Show to complete a trio of world debuts with the first … Continue reading News: VANQUISH VISION CONCEPT: ICONIC NAME REVIVED FOR ASTON MARTIN’S FIRST MID-ENGINED SERIES PRODUCTION SUPERCAR

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: 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: RARE ASTON MARTIN ONCE OWNED BY SIR ELTON JOHN CBE FOR AUCTION

It’s come to the attention of those hardy souls working on the #MotorMartinClassics desk that a rare Aston Martin formerly owned by one of the biggest music stars on the planet was being offered for sale at the Silverstone Auctions Race Retro Classic Car Sale on the 24th and 25th February. Sir Elton’s hand-built 1997 V8 Vantage V550, which he ordered new from the world-famous Aston Martin factory in Newport Pagnell, was expected to fetch up to a quarter of a million pounds at auction. Looking amazing in black with a black leather interior in MotorMartin’s opinion, the car once … Continue reading News: RARE ASTON MARTIN ONCE OWNED BY SIR ELTON JOHN CBE FOR AUCTION

News: ASTON MARTIN DB11 WINS AT WHAT CAR? CAR OF THE YEAR AWARDS

Good news has arrived for Aston this week as their V8-powered Aston Martin DB11 won the “Best coupé for more than £50,000” category at the 40th annual What Car? Car of the Year Awards recently. The Aston Martin DB11, unsurprisingly in MotorMartin’s opinion, is credited with turning around the fortunes of the British luxury carmaker when it was launched in 2016. The 4.0-litre twin-turbocharged V8 version came along last summer and was an immediate success. Steve Huntingford, Editor of What Car? shared with MotorMartin recently: “The DB11 has always been an impressive car, but the addition of a V8 engine … Continue reading News: ASTON MARTIN DB11 WINS AT WHAT CAR? CAR OF THE YEAR AWARDS

News: RARE AND UNIQUE PRE-PRODUCTION 1959 ASTON MARTIN DB4 GOES ON SALE AT HEXAGON

News has recently arrived up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers that leading London classic car experts Hexagon Classics is proud to offer one of the rarest Aston Martin’s available today – a pre-production 1959 DB4. Crikey. Clearly, the Aston Martin DB4 has long been revered by the marques enthusiasts as the purists’ choice, thanks to its nimble handling and tasteful appearance. Hexagon have Explained to MotorMartin that the unique Blu Scozia now offered, was the third Right Hand Drive DB4 to come from Newport Pagnell and was prepared and upgraded by Aston Martin aficionado Richard Williams, as his … Continue reading News: RARE AND UNIQUE PRE-PRODUCTION 1959 ASTON MARTIN DB4 GOES ON SALE AT HEXAGON

News: VANQUISH S ULTIMATE: FLAGSHIP SUPER GT CELEBRATED WITH STUNNING SPECIAL EDITION

Vanquish, the name is extremely popular here on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers, one of the world’s great Super GTs and the quintessential Aston Martin. To celebrate this much-loved and highly-acclaimed flagship as it enters the final phase of its production life, Aston Martin have shared with MotorMartin that they have created a very special model to bid a farewell: The Vanquish S Ultimate.  Like the regular Vanquish S, the Ultimate edition is powered by Aston Martin’s legendary naturally-aspirated 6.0-litre V12. With 595bhp and a spectacular soundtrack, scintillating performance is guaranteed. An 8-speed Touchtronic III automatic transmission gives an … Continue reading News: VANQUISH S ULTIMATE: FLAGSHIP SUPER GT CELEBRATED WITH STUNNING SPECIAL EDITION