Aston Martin Sells Part of Itself and Pivots to F1

Aston Martin is no longer cash-strapped and in peril, as car enthusiast billionaire Lawrence Stroll has smashed into the office and handed over £182m in return for him and his car-loving businessmates taking a 16.7 per cent ownership stake in the company. It's Dragon's Den for real. Read More >>

Custom Rolls Royces Shoot Luxury Brand Ahead of Struggling Aston Martin

Aston Martin is in a big old mess of its own creation right now, with the recently floated company's share price reaching newer new lows as it warns that profits from the selling of massively expensive cars won't be as good as promised. Read More >>

Aston Martin Prepares James Bond’s Wife’s Car for Manufacture in Wales

That headline's not far from the truth for once, as Aston Martin's new DBX SUV was designed by the company with one particular ideal customer in mind -- a mother and business owner in her 40s, called Charlotte. "Ah, Mrs Bond," says the boss of the exclusive Kensington nursery on one morning in early September. "We've been expecting you. You can't park that there." Read More >>

Adjust Your Aston Martin Fantasies to Involve Coiling Charging Cables and Range Anxiety

Aston Martin is launching a full electric car, in the same vague sort of way that Aston makes any cars at all. It's only making 155 of the all-electric version of the Rapide E, and they've probably all been bagsied already by popstars and digital entrepreneurs. And even then it's some old body shape with new electric parts stuffed in and a 10-inch screen for a dash. Read More >>

Aston Martin Boss Worries Shoddy Tech is Making Cars Less Safe

The chief exec of Aston Martin is being a bit of a boring old realist about the problems facing the future of the car industry, and is warning that the rush to force in tech solutions that are not entirely proven may make driving less safe. Read More >>

Aston Martin Will Convert its Classics to Electric – Then Convert Them Back Again if You Want

Aston Martin has joined a few other classic carmakers in offering to convert its ageing motors to electric power, but it's going a step further in also offering to convert them back again should the driver suffer from too extreme a case of range anxiety or decide it's best sold on in original engined condition. Read More >>

The Tiny Technical Details Make Lego’s James Bond Aston Martin a Joy To Build

Unlike IKEA furniture or a kid’s bicycle, “assembly required” is the feature that makes Lego’s building sets so appealing. Half the fun is working your way through the instruction manual and watching your model slowly take shape. Some sets are more challenging, while others result in a final model with more playability. But of all the sets I’ve assembled over the past 30+ years, Lego’s Aston Martin DB5 strikes the perfect balance between everything that makes the building toy so enjoyable. Read More >>

Aston Martin Restarts DB5 Production for the Nauseatingly Rich

If you have so much money that you are launching your own space tourism programme as a way of spending it all, here's a nice little toy you can give your model wife enough money to buy you for Christmas. A new Aston Martin DB5, in full Bond spec. Read More >>

Aston Martin Will be EV and Hybrid-Only by the Mid-2020s

In about 10 years time we might be seeing James Bond driving around in an all-electric Aston Martin, rather than the petrol-guzzlers he's been using since the '60s. That's because the car company intends to stop selling fossil-fuel only cars by the mid-2020s. Read More >>

Aston Martin’s All-Electric RapidE Is Finally Official

Two years ago, Aston Martin teased a road-going all-electric version of its inimitable grand tourer called the RapidE. Based on the four-door Rapide, the RapidE will swap a 6.0-litre V12 for an all-electric powertrain, and it'll enter production in 2019. Any more information is sketchy, but if you're that especially cashed-up greenie who's always wanted an electric Aston Martin, this is the first one ever. Read More >>

Aston Martin And Red Bull Racing Are Teaming Up To Build A Hypercar

Aston Martin and front-running F1 team Red Bull Racing are coming together and sharing their expertise to build a hypercar, using F1 technology in the same way that Ferrari does in its flagship road cars. RBR chief technical officer Adrian Newey is joining Aston Martin’s Marek Reichman to build a brand new road-going vehicle code-named AM-RB 001. Read More >>

You Can Buy James Bond’s Aston Martin DB10, But Don’t Expect to Drive it

Get your cheque-book out, it’s time to become James Bond. Well, sort of. The Aston Martin DB10 from Spectre is being auctioned alongside a load of other Bond-themed goodies, giving filthy-rich fans a taste of the fictional super-spy’s life. Read More >>

Aston Martin to Cut Jobs and Go Electric/SUV

Posho carmaker of the super rich Aston Martin has announced a restructuring, revealing that it'll be cutting jobs in the UK to a fairly large degree -- while also investigating the weird world of the electric car and the urban SUV. Read More >>

This is the Insanely-Gorgeous, Mental New Centenary Aston Martin

Meet the Aston Martin CC100 -- a celebration of 100 years of the iconic British sports car, and an update taking the low-slung lines of the 1950's Aston racers and bolting a 21st century 6L V12 monster in the front. Read More >>

Bond Films Earn More When James Drives British

The formula for success when it comes to make Bond films has been uncovered. Stick him in something British and don't let him anywhere near a Renault 11. Read More >>