High-Bred Hybrids: Aston Martin Plans to Electrify All Models

Not even low-volume, high-dollar supercars can escape the grips of upcoming emissions restrictions. Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer has declared that “we will be 100 percent hybrid by the middle of the 2020s,” according to a report published by the U.K. newspaper Financial Times and confirmed by the company’s public relations staff. That statement doesn’t exactly mean what […]

The New Classic: 2017 Aston Martin DB11 Tested!

Place an Aston Martin DB11 amid the SUV pods and dull sedans of today’s traffic and it stands out like a Kandinsky painting at a yard sale. Sharply creased, with a low roof and tiny slits for ­windows, the DB11 is sinewy and taut through the midsection and bulging at the wheels. It’s a car […]

Z to A: Aston Martin Announces Two More Zagato Versions of the Vanquish

Obsessive collectors of limited-edition supercars already know theirs is a pricey pastime. But it’s a hobby that’s set to get even more expensive with Aston Martin’s announcement that it will be producing not one, but two more Zagato versions of the Vanquish: a speedster and a shooting brake, which will join the coupe and the […]

Near-Production 2018 Aston Martin Vantage Spied, Shows Influence from 007’s DB10

In the 2015 James Bond film Spectre, Daniel Craig gave a killer performance and Sam Smith’s movie theme, “Writing’s on the Wall,” was chillingly beautiful, but the film was a letdown in one major respect: There wasn’t nearly enough screen time for the stunning Aston Martin DB10. The British manufacturer built just 10 examples of […]

Valkyrie Exposed! Aston Martin Reveals Wild Hypercar Images and Details

We all knew Aston Martin’s Valkyrie would be more than a shade nutty. Even a passing glance at the mock-up the company displayed at the Geneva auto show clued us in to that. But this new spate of photographs provided by the company’s Gaydon HQ suggests that the company’s collaboration with Red Bull Racing is of […]

Aston Martin Racing’s Vulcan Pro Track Pack Begs to Play Lap-Time Limbo

Two years ago, Aston Martin announced the wild and crazy Vulcan, a specialty track toy of which only 24 were handcrafted into existence as instant legends. They were delivered to specially chosen customers throughout 2016, and since then, Aston Martin instructors—including three-time Le Mans winner Darren Turner—have been shaping the buyers into better drivers who can appreciate and […]

Eight into 11 Will Go: Aston Martin Debuts AMG V-8 in DB11

We’ve been telling you about Aston Martin’s deal to use the Mercedes-AMG twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V-8 engine for several years, but now we’re seeing the first fruit of the partnership. Not, as originally expected, in the new Vantage—which will come later this year—but rather in the recently launched DB11, where it will serve alongside Aston Martin’s […]