Limited to just 88-units worldwide, the Aston Martin V12 Speedster will become one of the company’s most sought after models ever, and some of them will be highly customized. At least one of them akes inspiration from the iconic DBR1, complete with a Racing Green paint finish, Clubsport White pinstripe / roundels, a satin silver anodized grille, conker saddle leather and Viridian Green technical textile/Caithness leather. Read more to see how it fares against the Ferrari Monza and McLaren Elva.
Limited to 88-units worldwide, the $950,000+ Aston Martin V12 Speedster is a sight to behold, and it’s nearly sold out. The automaker released new images of this ultra sleek supercar prototype on the road in a matte black color. Its powered by a twin-turbocharged 5.2L 12-cylinder engine generating 700 hp and 555 lb-ft of torque, mated to a ZF eight-speed automatic transmission, enabling it to hit 62 mph in 3.5 seconds, while topping out at 186 mph. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Photo credit: S3 Architecture
Aston Martin collaborated with S3 Architecture to design the British luxury car manufacturer’s first private residential estate in New York’s Hudson Valley, Sylvan Rock. Located on a large 55-acre wooded plot, located just two hours from Manhattan, the massive compound combines health and wellness, multi-functional “pods” and sustainability with the true luxury of space, privacy, as well as self-contained living. Read more for additional pictures and information.
You read that right, only a single Aston Martin Victor exists in the world, inspired by the classic V8 Vantage. Based on the One-77 chassis with a few Vulcan bits, it’s powered by a monstrous 7.3L V-12 engine generating 836 horsepower and 605 pound-feet of torque, mated to a Graziano 6-speed manual transmission. Inside, you’re greeted with high-grade Forest Green and Conker Bridge of Weirleathers, while the finest tailor’s Cashmere lines the car’s upper section. The sleek carbon fiber chassis was left largely exposed throughout the interior, while anodized aluminum and machined / polished titanium hardware add to the luxurious finish inside. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Aston Martin collaborated with The Little Car Company to build the DB5 Junior, a 2:3 scale all-electric grand tourer for kids. It’s based on Aston Martin’s reference 3D scan of an original DB5 to ensure complete accuracy and authenticity. The vehicle is still large enough to accommodate both an adult and a child side by side, thanks to its aluminum honeycomb chassis and composite body.
Limited to just 100-units worldwide, the Aston Martin AMB 001 has begun track testing at Pau-Arnos in France. This sleek motorcycle was designed and engineered for the race track, powered by a turbocharged V-twin engine generating 180 hp, complete with an oversized intercooler that it a supercar engine appearance. One notable design feature of the AMB 001 is its aluminum fin that runs along the full length of a carbon fiber tank, passing under the saddle and out onto the rear. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Designed by William Towns, the Aston Martin Bulldog is a one-off concept vehicle produced by the company in 1979. The code name for the project was originally DP K9.01, the name of a Doctor Who character, and a production run of 15–25 cars was initially planned, but the project was deemed too costly and only one was built. Read more for an up-close look at the unique supercar.
Drawing inspiration from the 1959 Le Mans winning DBR1, Centenary celebratory CC100 Speedster Concept, and the 1953 DB3S in the mid-section, the Aston Martin V12 Speedster may appear to be a concept vehicle, but it’s real, and going into limited production. There is only going to be 88 examples produced and they’ll be priced from $950,000 USD. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
The 20201 Aston Martin Vantage Roadster has been officially unveiled, and it just might be the sleekest open-top model the automaker has made yet. It’s powered by the same twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V8 engine from the coupe producing 503 hp and 505 lb-ft of torque on tap, paired with an eight-speed ZF automatic transmission sending power to the rear wheels. The vehicle can hit 60 mph in 3.7 seconds, while topping out a 190 mph. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Here’s a first look at the ACH130 Aston Martin Edition, the first helicopter from the recently-announced partnership between Aston Martin Lagonda and Airbus Corporate Helicopters. This luxurious aircraft comes equipped with a range of four interior and exterior designs generated by Aston Martin and are modeled after the automaker’s high performance bespoke luxury cars. Each one of these special edition helicopters will have a plaque included on the instrument panel to denote the partnership logos, the registration of the aircraft, the edition number and the owner’s name, should they wish to have it included. Read more for additional pictures and information.