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Aston Martin Motorcycle

You saw the Lamborghini-powered motorcycle last month, now check out this one, powered by a monstrous Aston Martin-sourced V12. Boss Hoss may be known for their V8-powered customs and transplanting other large car engines into motorcycles, but this takes it to a whole new level. How does it sound? Well, just imagine a DBRS9 GT3 made specifically for the race track at idle. Continue reading for two videos.

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Aston Martin Vulcan

Priced at $2.3-million, the Aston Martin Vulcan is a beastly track car to be reckoned with. Featuring a 7.0-liter V-12 engine that produces 800-horsepower-plus, mated to a Xtrac six-speed sequential gearbox, enabling it to sprint from 0-60mph in less than 3-seconds, with a top speed of 200mph. Engineers added a track-derived pushrod suspension with anti-dive geometry, complemented by Multimatic's Dynamic Suspension Spool Valve (DSSV) adjustable dampers and anti-roll bars front and rear. Continue reading to see it in-action.

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Aston Martin DBC

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With the limited One-77 sold out and the DB10 forthcoming, it's only fitting to peruse the next Aston Martin supercar. One person who has been spending countless hours doing so is Azerbaijani designer Samir Sadikhov, and the mid-engine DBC is the result. He says: "It was important to ensure that the car's design was pure, clean and modern, while at the same time, you should be able to put your hand over the front nose badge and still recognize the car as an Aston Martin. The design direction of DBC was to make the car look like a muscular athlete wearing a tailor-made suit." Continue reading for more images.

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Aston Martin Vulcan

The Aston Martin Vulcan isn't just another concept vehicle that will never see the light of day, but rather a real vehicle designed for the track. Limited to just 24-units worldwide and priced at a cool $2.3-million, it packs a 7.0-liter V12 engine, pumping out a monstrous 800 horsepower, under the hood. Continue reading for a video, more pictures and additional information.

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Aston Martin DB10 Stunt

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In the latest 007 installment, a cryptic message from an unlikely source sets James Bond navigating the layers of a sinister organisation known as SPECTRE. As M continues fighting political pressures that threaten the future of MI6, Bond draws closer to uncovering a hidden truth that threatens to destroy everything he has fought to protect. If you're wondering how they'll record Daniel Craig driving the ultra sleek Aston Martin DB10, these images should give you somewhat of an idea. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Aston Martin DBC

Unlike the Aston Martin DB10, set to be featured in James Bond Spectre, the sleek Aston Martin DBC features a mid-engine design and a completely revamped look, but with traditional Aston Martin design cues on the front grille shape and the sideskirts. It was designed by Samir Sadikhov, but no technical specifications have yet been announced. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Vanquish Carbon Edition

If Batman, aka Bruce Wayne, owned an Aston Martin, which I'm sure he does, it would most certainly be the new 2015 Vanquish Carbon Edition. What sets this model apart from the standard edition are the carbon side strakes, tintedd window surrounds, darkened headlight eyebrows, choice of various brake caliper colors, and 10-spoke alloy wheels coated in a black gloss finish. Inside, you'll find a mixture of dark leather with Alcantara and carbon fiber accents, as well as a Bang & Olufsen sound system. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and additional information.

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3D Printer Aston Martin

After discovering that the studio behind 007 Skyfall 3D-printed an Aston Martin, Ivan Sentch, a programmer from Auckland, decided to create his own version using a $500 Solidoodle 3D printer. His most recent project was a 250 GTO Ferrari replica, but this project will set him back at least $15,000 - so far he has spent around $2000 on plastic plus the initial price of the printer. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny exam answers gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of Rocky the French bulldog jumping for his life.

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Nicolas Mee & Co, an Aston Martin Heritage Dealer from West London has unveiled the world's smallest functional Aston Martin: the DB Junior. It's inspired by the legendary Aston Martin DB models of the 1960s and boasts composite coachwork sitting on a sturdy steel box-section chassis, leather or vinyl seats, a wood-rimmed steering wheel and hydraulic disc brakes. Continue reading for a video and more information.

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The filmmakers of the blockbuster James Bond film, Skyfall, turned to 3D printing to create a perfect replica of the 1960 Aston Martin DB. If you've seen the film, you probably already know that the priceless classic automobile gets blown to pieces at the hands of Bond's crazed nemesis. Fortunately, it was just the replica made by a company called Voxeljet - they created three different 1:3 scale models of the car with functional doors, trunks and hoods that could be opened just like the real thing. Continue reading for more.

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