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1960 Aston Martin DB4GT Zagato

Aston Martin Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the iconic DB4GT Zagato

Geneva, 1 March 2011: Aston Martin celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the iconic DB4GT Zagato by displaying one of the original cars alongside the company’s world renowned line-up of sports cars at Geneva Motor show.

The Aston Martin DB4GT Zagato has over fifty years become one of the most iconic and indeed valuable additions to some of the world’s greatest car collections.

Aston Martin springs a surprise : Aston Martin Virage

Gaydon - Aston Martin introduces the new Virage - supremely elegant and powerful, yet juxtaposed as an understated sports car. The marque can now provide customers with a class-leading range, all with different characters, yet with the same unique Aston Martin soul and luxury.

Beautiful, dynamic and prestigious, the Virage combines outright sports car performance with luxury, comfort and refinement.

The front mid-mounted V12 engine’s torque delivery provides outstanding performance, coupled with the car’s inherent agility and perfect weight distribution delivering the ideal balance between outright sports car performance and trademark sporting luxury exemplified by modern Aston Martins.

History of the Aston Martin Virage

The Aston Martin Virage made its dramatic debut at the 1988 Birmingham Motorshow to the sound of a fanfare played by Her Majesty The Queen’s trumpeters of the Royal Horse Guards. The first all new car from the company in nearly 20 years, the Virage brought with it new technology, engineering and production methods to mark the birth of a new era.

Aston Martin Vantage S breaks cover

Gaydon - The Aston Martin Vantage range comes of age with the new V8 Vantage S characterised by a host of new driver-focussed features all designed to push the honed dynamics of the standard Vantage to a new benchmark level.

Aston Martin’s own 4.7L V8 engine has been engineered to deliver peak power of 430 bhp (436 PS / 321 kW) at 7300 rpm and torque of 490 Nm (361 lb.ft) at 5000 rpm and is coupled with a new ground-up developed Sportshift™ II transmission specifically designed for the Vantage S with seven short ratio gears to deliver the most engaging and intense driver involvement.

Aston Martin App for the iPhone and iPad

Developed with the same ethos with which Aston Martin design and engineer their cutting edge race and road going cars, the British marque announces the launch of its new iPhone app; Aston Martin Explore, designed to bring the exclusive world of Aston Martin to owners and enthusiasts alike through their iPhone or iPod Touch.

Developed alongside Aston Martin’s design and engineering teams, the content found in ‘Explore’ reflects Aston Martin’s unique approach to automotive manufacture – fusing a strong heritage and traditional craftsmanship with modern leading technology.

Aston Martin One-77 debuts in Asia

The One-77, Aston Martin's ultimate production car, a piece of sculptural automotive art that is the ultimate representation of the company's technical ability, ambitions and values is embarking on it’s first ever tour of Asia. 

Aston Martin is embarking on an ambitious tour of Asia with One-77, taking in Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong and China. The tour begins in earnest later today with an event for 200 invited guests in conjunction with the world renowned entertainers, Cirque Du Soleil hosted at the Cirque Du Soleil Theatre in Tokyo, Japan.

Aston Martin Cygnet confirmed for Production in 2011

Aston Martin is pleased to confirm that the Cygnet luxury city car – originally shown as a concept car in March (Motor Prime reported this HERE) - is to go into production in 2011 at the company’s Gaydon headquarters in Warwickshire.

Read more about Fiat's similar Abarth 695 'Tributo Ferrari' HERE

The Aston Martin Cygnet is a city car that sets a new benchmark for compact luxury, building upon nearly a century of experience building high performance sports cars, luxurious long-range grand tourers, and extremely competitive racing machines.

Race inspired V8 Vantage N420 introduced

• New Special Edition, motorsport-inspired V8 Vantage
• Standard equipment includes Sports Pack suspension and new sports exhaust system
• 27kg weight saving over standard car
• New distinctive Aston Martin ‘Race Collection’ paint schemes available as an option

Aston Martin has unveiled a new motorsportinspired special edition; the V8 Vantage N420 which brings a new dimension of sporting prowess and dynamic ability to the V8 Vantage range.

Update: Aston Martin's DB9 Sports Grand Tourer

• DB9 receives package of styling, engineering and equipment enhancements
• Adaptive Damping System introduced across Coupe and Volante range
• Changes re-affirm DB9’s position as the world’s finest sports grand tourer
• Production of revised car underway, deliveries from July

In the most significant programme of upgrades since its world debut in 2003, Aston Martin’s DB9 range has received a complete package of styling, engineering and equipment enhancements.

First Rapides' Bound for Customers

A new chapter in Aston Martin’s modern era has officially begun; with the first four-door Rapide sports cars leaving the Aston Martin Rapide Plant (AMRP) for delivery to eagerly awaiting customers.

Read Motor Prime's Driving Impressions of the Rapide HERE

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