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Aston Martin Vantage S – watch video of Ascari test

ASTON Martin has today released this video footage of the gorgeous driver-focused V8 Vantage S being put through its paces at the famous Ascari circuit, in Spain. Aston Martin’s own 4.7 litre V8 engine has been engineered to deliver peak power of 430 bhp (436 PS / 321 kW) at 7300 rpm and torque of […]

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Aston Martin unveils new Virage at Geneva show

The new Aston Martin Virage has just made its debut at the Geneva Motor Show. ASTON Martin has unveiled its new Virage at the Geneva Motor Show in Switzerland. 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 […]

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Avon Tyres named as British GT championship sponsor

Avon Tyres will ensure GT cars stick to the track – most of the time! AVON Tyres have been named as the title sponsor and official control tyre supplier for the British GT Championship in a deal which runs until the end of the 2014 season. The new agreement will see powerful GT cars from […]

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Along came a Spyder – and it has R8 legs!

After an all-too-brief spell at the wheel of Audi’s R8 Spyder, wheelworldreviews Editor DAVID HOOPER, explains why cars just don’t get much better than this. The stunning Audi R8 Spyder pictured on Cleethorpes sea front. IF there was a prize for attention grabbing, then this car, Audi’s beautiful R8 Spyder, would waltz off with it […]

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Aston puts new model in shop window

Aston Martin has, literally, put its new car in the shop window. ASTON Martin’s new luxury city car, the Cygnet, will make its global debut at Harrods in Knightsbridge, the world’s most prestigious department store. Occupying a prominent position in the store’s iconic Brompton Road window display in central London, Cygnet is perfectly placed in the […]

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Classic Astons form a Bond through the decades

The latest DB9 and Bond’s DB5 pictured together for the first time. TWO iconic Aston Martins have been captured together for the first time – just before one of them was sold for almost £3-million. The only remaining James Bond DB5 which featured in both Goldfinger (1964) and Thunderball (1965) had been in private ownership […]

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Aston Martin Rapide

Famed for its sports coupes and grand tourers, Aston Martin has produced its first four-door sports saloon. Frederic Manby checks it out. With classic Aston Martin looks, the Rapide is sure to be admired wherever it goes. EDDLESTON, south of Edinburgh. The Barony Castle Hotel is waking to another day in the Scottish Borders. It […]

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Maserati Granturismo S

Cruising round the Yorkshire Dales, Frederic Manby puts Maserati’s coupe to the test. The Maserati looks as good as it sounds. DENT, the other day, in a Maserati. I’d been visiting a member of my family who could actually afford a Maserati. Indeed, he’d ordered one years ago at a London motor show but the […]

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