Aston Martin plans to show there's still life in the V12 supercar Dec. 9, 2023, 5:11 p.m.
Aston Martin could transform its DBS grand tourer into a harder-edged supercar, complete with a pumped-up V12 and a different name. Autocar reports Aston Martin is seeking to cover both the grand tourer and performance ends of the spectrum, and with the recently released DB12 covering the former, that leaves the next DBS to be a more hardcore offering
Food waste cleaning up electrified Aston Martin DB6 Dec. 9, 2023, 5:09 p.m.
Re-engineering company Lunaz Design is having another crack at its Aston Martin DB6 formula with a new, ultra-sustainable take on the classic coupe. Lunaz Design specialises in comprehensively restoring classic cars and fitting them with electric powertrains. Previously, Lunaz Design released an Aston Martin DB6 that runs exclusively on electric power. Now, the UK-based company has gone over the DB6 with a fine-tooth comb, replacing most interior materials with an environmentally friendly alternative.
The 2025 Aston Martin Vantage: Everything You Need to Know Dec. 9, 2023, 5:06 p.m.
There are all sorts of names associated with Aston Martin: David Brown, Fernando Alonso and — of course — James Bond. But when it comes to nameplates slapped on the brand's vehicles, one stands above the rest in terms of prominence: Vantage. Yet while the name may be timeless, the current Aston Martin Vantage is, well, aged. It was first revealed in November 2017, making it more than six years old at this point. And while Aston has worked to keep it fresh with new variants and special editions, those tweaks can't cover up the fact that many parts of this sports car are starting to feel outdated compared to competitors like the Porsche 911 and Mercedes-AMG GT.
You Can Personal This Extremely-Uncommon, Extremely-Fairly Bertone-Bodied 1954 Aston Martin Dec. 6, 2023, 2:26 p.m.
Some automobiles can solely be described as beautiful, and this 1954 Aston Martin DB2/4 Coupe by Bertone is totally certainly one of them. The smooth traces, delicate creases, a teardrop silhouette, and tiny tail fins coalesce to create a form you’ll be able to’t look away from. RM Sotheby’s will public sale this good-looking machine on December 8 in New York with an estimated sale worth between $1.2 million and $1.6 million.
Aston Martin ownership structure changes as new F1 investment secured Nov. 22, 2023, 10:19 p.m.
Aston Martin is to sell a portion of their Formula 1 team to the multi-billion dollar private investment firm Arctos Partners. The Silverstone-based team has not disclosed how much the share was bought for or even how big the percentage was but has confirmed it is a minority shareholding in AMR Holdings GP Limited only, and not parent company Aston Martin Lagonda. Aston Martin predicts the deal to be closed by the end of the year. According to the Financial Times, the investment would value the F1 team at £1 billion.
Aston Martin F1 team gets investment from PE firm Arctos Nov. 22, 2023, 10:18 p.m.
Owner Lawrence Stroll has sold his stake in the team for 1 billion euros ($1.09 billion) to Arctos, a person with knowledge about the matter told Reuters. “They share our vision for our ultra-luxury brand, and they are extremely passionate about the sport and its prospects,” Executive Chairman Stroll said in a statement. The F1 team is sponsored by the eponymous British luxury carmaker in which Stroll holds the largest shareholding of over 25%. French carmaker Renault in June sold a 24% stake valued at 200 million euros in its F1 team, Alpine Racing, to an investor group which included Hollywood actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney.
Aston Martin F1 Team’s £1 Billion Valuation in Caps Racing Hype Nov. 22, 2023, 10:15 p.m.
The sale of a minority stake of Aston Martin’s Formula One team marks another shift in investors attempting to tap into the hype surrounding the sport. Canadian billionaire Lawrence Stroll has sold a stake to US private equity firm Arctos Partners, which also has stakes in the Boston Red Sox and Liverpool Football Club owner Fenway Sports Group.
10 Reasons The Aston Martin DB11 Is Such An Expensive Vehicle Nov. 22, 2023, 10:13 p.m.
The Aston Martin DB11 is the outgoing model of a long line of superb grand touring cars, starting with the DB2 in 1950. Since then, the company has continued to build cars that exemplify high standards of English luxury and craftsmanship. But with the luxury also comes a sporting character held up with precision engineering and success on the race track. While Aston stepped away from racing in the 1960s, it continued building excellent cars in the DB model line, with the DB5 driven by James Bond being the most notable and a part of its current success.
Aston Martin dévoile le vélo le "plus méticuleux au monde" fabriqué sur commande Nov. 13, 2023, 12:19 p.m.
Afin d’interpeller les aficionados de la première heure d’Aston Martin, le vélo s’est quelque peu inspiré de certains traits des supercars et hypercars de la marque de luxe. Enfin, pour que chaque deux-roues soit unique, ses futurs heureux propriétaires pourront le personnaliser à leur guise grâce à une large palette de couleurs ou encore une proposition de selles et de guidons variée.
Aston Martin Valkyrie Is The Reason Ferrari's F1 Team Sucks Nov. 10, 2023, 9:04 p.m.
Adrian Newey almost moved to Ferrari, but then Red Bull let him design a hypercar, so he stayed. [...] The offer came after Red Bull's dominant four-year run with Sebastian Vettel from 2010 to 2013, right before Mercedes rose to prominence in the turbo-hybrid era. Newey had played a vital role in Red Bull's rise to glory, pioneering remarkable aero features like the blown diffuser. Naturally, Ferrari wanted access to his genius, as the Scuderia has struggled to reach the same heights as it did when partnered with Michael Schumacher.
2024 Aston Martin Valhalla: What We Know So Far Nov. 10, 2023, 9:01 p.m.
Under the hood, the 2024 Aston Martin Valhalla will boast a hybrid powertrain that combines a twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V8 engine with an electric motor. This combination is expected to deliver over 900 horsepower, promising incredible performance figures. The Valhalla’s top speed is estimated at around 217 mph, while the car should be able to reach 60 mph from a standstill in under 3 seconds.
Aston Martin Aramco Cognizant Formula One Team announces ServiceNow as its official Intelligent Platform Partner Nov. 10, 2023, 9:01 p.m.
In today’s ever-changing market landscape, organisations are concentrating their digital investments into strategic platforms that provide fast time to value. With the aspirations of being the most innovative racing organisation, the Aston Martin Formula One Team looks to platform companies that can help them operate and automate at the cutting edge of performance and technology. Through the partnership, ServiceNow will now become the team’s intelligent platform for connecting its people, processes, data and devices.
Saudi Arabia’s PIF raises stakes in Aston Martin to 20.5% Nov. 10, 2023, 8:58 p.m.
Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund has raised its stake in luxury carmaker Aston Martin to 20.5 percent from 17.9 percent, a bourse filing at the London Stock Exchange showed.With a 2.6 percent increase in is holdings, the Public Investment Fund now holds a greater of share in the UK-firm than Geely and Chinese entrepreneur Shufu Li.
Aston Martin test first female driver for five years in a modern F1 car Sept. 27, 2023, 9:42 p.m.
Aston Martin has become the first team to test a female driver in modern Formula 1 machinery in nearly five years in Budapest. Jessica Hawkins, the team's driver ambassador and film stunt driver, completed 26 laps around the Hungaroring circuit in the AMR21 race car. The 28 year-old is the first woman to test an F1 car since 2018, when Tatiana Calderon did laps in a 2013 car with Sauber in Mexico.
Jessica Hawkins Shatters Glass Ceiling with Aston Martin F1 Test Drive! Sept. 27, 2023, 9:40 p.m.
In a groundbreaking move for women in motorsport, Jessica Hawkins, Aston Martin's F1 driver ambassador, took the wheel of a modern F1 car, marking the first time in nearly half a decade. Despite initial weather setbacks at the Hungaroring, Hawkins showcased her prowess with three runs on the AMR21, previously tested by Felipe Drugovich.
Jessica Hawkins Makes F1 History with Aston Martin Test Sept. 27, 2023, 9:39 p.m.
While Hawkins and Aston Martin team reps said all the right things after the test, there's still no indication that Formula 1 is any closer to having a woman actually make an F1 starting grid. The last woman to race in Formula a is Lella Lomnardi, who started 12 races between 1974 and 1976.
6 Ways The Aston Martin Valhalla Is Using Formula 1 Technology Sept. 27, 2023, 9:38 p.m.
While the Valhalla may be Aston Martin's first series production mid-engine supercar, cross-pollination between brands and their F1 teams is hardly a new concept. The Aston Martin Valkyrie was designed by Adrian Newey of Red Bull when Aston was still partnered with the Flying Bulls, and Mercedes-AMG actually built a car powered by an F1 engine, while multiple road cars have benefited from simple branding exercises.
Aston Martin Valhalla Inching Closer to Production, Powered by F1 Tech Sept. 27, 2023, 9:37 p.m.
The Aston Martin Valhalla is the car that we have been waiting for for ages. It has been in development for years, it showed up in James Bond two years ago, we have been told it should enter production this year. But it didn't. Now we are told that the development of the F1-inspired upcoming model has shifted up a gear. Hopefully, it is real this time.
Aston Martin Valkyrie Le Mans Racer Coming In 2025 Sept. 18, 2023, 8:24 a.m.
Aston Martin will reportedly return to Le Mans with the Valkyrie, studies Autocar, with the automaker aiming to debut a motorsport-ready model in 2025. The Gaydon-based model first introduced in 2019 that it was creating a Le Mans Hypercar model of its hypercar in collaboration with Pink Bull Racing. Sadly, these plans had been halted, however Autocar claims sources have confirmed the venture has been greenlit as soon as once more.
Aston Martin share price rating upgrade with a 45% upside Aug. 18, 2023, 2:14 p.m.
Aston Martin is still raising cash from investors. According to the FT, the company is raising 210 million pounds, which will be used to pay back its high-interest loans. These funds will be used to buy back this debt and give it room to operate more profitably. Aston has already reduced its net debt by a third to £846 million. The most recent financial results showed that the company is still seeing demand for its vehicles. For example, the new DB12 Coupe has sold out for the year. Similarly, its other brands like DBS770, Valour, and Valkyrie Spider are doing well. Valour’s 110 units were sold in two weeks while the waiting list is growing.