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News: Aston Martin that inspired Bond car goes under...


A gadget-laden Aston Martin belonging to the son of a spymaster and said to be the inspiration for James Bond’s car of choice is set to go under...
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News: "World's cheapest" DB5 for sale, if you ignore...


JAMES BOND would have struggled to shake off his pursuers in this Aston Martin DB5. The car, built in 1964, has no engine, gearbox or seats.
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Aston Martin DBS review (2008-2012)


Think DBS and James Bond spectacularly crashing his beautiful Aston Martin in Casino Royale should spring to mind. Off-screen, it's an alternative...
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Aston Martin Rapide review (2010-2013)


The idea of an Aston designed to be practical seems as relevant as pondering roof-rack options for the Virage coupe; this four-door saloon, however...
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Aston Martin Virage and Virage Volante review (2011-12)


The Aston Martin Virage is a car with an identity crisis. Is it a DBS Lite, or a slightly more hardcore DB9?
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Aston Martin DB9 review (2004-on)


The DB9 is a car that deserves to wear its undies outside its tights, a card-carrying superhero that single-handedly saved its creator from oblivion...
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Aston Martin Vantage review (2005-on)


The baby Aston is getting on but one drive and you'll be hooked
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The Clarkson review: Aston Martin DBS (2012)


For the past few weeks, everyone has been running around, waving their arms in the air wondering what in God’s name possessed the Indian government...
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Car of the Week: David Brown Speedback recalls Aston...


A touch of the heebie-DBs
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First drive review: Aston Martin Vanquish Volante (2013-on)


There are few ways more likely to set alarm bells ringing in the head of a motoring journalist than for someone who’s driven a car to warn that...
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Jeremy Clarkson's first review: 1993 Aston Martin Vantage

Clarkson's first review: Aston Martin Vantage


On the one hand, Aston Martin's new Vantage is as brutal as a docker's boozer, yet, on the other, it’s a civilised as an EM Forster heroine...