2014 Aston Martin Vanquish Review

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For the last 9 years, I’ve owned a first-generation Aston Martin Vanquish. And, though it does come standard with some supercar foibles and what may be the world’s second-worst transmission (the Smart Car is still solidly #1), it has been a wonderful vehicle, provider of more smiles per hour than one ever needs, even imperfect […]

Aston Martin is Revealing Details of The Timeless New DB9

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Aston Martin is revealing full details of the timeless new DB9 – the British brand’s iconic sports GT car. The arrival of this most potent DB9 to date sees the British luxury sports car maker significantly enrich the appeal of its mainstay in the GT sector. With around 60% of the body panels new to […]

2013 Aston Martin DB9: British beauty, better than ever

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Scores High: Stunning looks, stunning performance, stunning interior materials, not-so-stunning priceScores Low: In-car technology interface feels dated, horsepower lags competitors Total Car Score Analysis Evolution can be a dicey prospect, particularly in the car industry. Evolve too slowly and you’re seen as uncompetitive, or even obsolete. Evolve too quickly, and you lose your brand identity. The […]

The Greatest V12 Engined Coupes

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The V12 is the king of all cylinder arrangements. Sure, you can have something more exotic if you want just raw power, like the W16 in the Bugatti Veyron or a massive Straight-8 like in an old Duesenberg, but almost every timeless classic has twelve pistons arranged in a “V.” 9The V12 is inherently perfectly […]

Slash with 2014 Aston Martin Vanquish!

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Slash, the British-American musician and songwriter and former lead guitarist of Guns N’ Roses recently had the chance to visit Aston Martin’s Gaydon headquarters in Warwickshire, England and drive the new 2014 Aston Martin Vanquish. Slash is a Galpin Aston Martin client and has been featured in Rides Magazine with his custom Aston Martin V12 […]

2013 Aston Martin DB9

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Fresh Arrival Makes The Virage A Distant Memory My neighbor had been ignoring the various exotics and high-priced luxury cars parked in my driveway for many years – I should have expected that the DB9 would shatter the trend. The morning sun was glistening off the Aston Martin’s metallic Volcano Red paint when she rolled […]