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Report: Mercedes-Benz to acquire Aston-Martin

Okay, so it may be a little weird, but it would also be quite fast, shiny, beautiful, and pretty loud too. Mercedes owns 5% of Aston at the moment and the two marques are collaborating on engines and chassis bits, among other things. For many of us, Mercedes has always been its own company, producing […]

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Report: 59 James Bond vehicles up for sale for 20M GBP

An entire collection of authentic and original James Bond cars is up for sale in the UK for 20 million GBP, which features 59 vehicles total. In 2011, it was purchased the vehicles by multi-millionaire, Michael Dezer, when it was much smaller. He then ended up expanding the collection and is now a real estate […]

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Aston readies a new V8 Vantage, DB9 for Geneva

In advance of the upcoming Geneva Show, Aston has announced the release of a new version of their aging interpretation of the Jag XK; it now comes with 430 bhp, a 0-60 time of 4.6 seconds and a top speed of 190. Additional perks include the introduction of lightweight ten-spoke alloy wheels and carbon fiber […]

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Report: Aston Martin recalling most of its cars made since 2007

Reuters reports that Aston Martin is recalling almost 18,000 vehicles over counterfeit plastic parts from a Chiense sub-supplier. According to the report’s statistics, that’s more than 75 percent of Aston’s total car production output. All left-hand drive Astons made from Nocember 2007 and all right-hand models from May 2012 have been recalled, except for the […]

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Report: Aston Martin’s potential SUV could ride on Mercedes-Benz GL platform

Mercedes-Benz’s CEO, Dr. Dieter Zetsche, told AutoCar that Aston Martin’s rumored Lagonda SUV could ride on the current GL-Class platform after Daimler and Aston Martin signed an agreement to work with each other and share technology. The Aston Martin SUV is expected to surface in production form by 2017. As of now, it’s up to Aston […]

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Report: AMG-powered Astons will not get AMG badges

It may seem like a small thing, but it is an interesting political move nonetheless. Mercedes and Aston-Martin are in a partnership to share engine bits; mostly in the form of Astons getting versions of AMG engines in their lineup. AMG may get chassis architecture in return, but Mercedes’ CEO, Dieter Zetsche tried to downplay […]

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Aston Martin and Daimler tie the knot to jointly develop “cutting edge” powertrains

Aston Martin has confirmed to be pairing up with Mercedes-Benz’s corporate parent, Daimler, who will jointly develop powertrain solutions for the next generation models. Specifically, Aston Martin and AMG will be cooperatively working on unique V8s that will focus on high performance and fuel economy with “cutting edge technology.” As part of the agreement, Daimler […]

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Aston Martin reveals Vanquish Volante Neiman Marcus Edition, due at LA

Aston Martin revealed a new version of its Vanquish Volante in conjunction with Neiman Marcus Edition for the big spenders this holiday season. Due at the Los Angeles Auto Show, the new version of the Vanquish Volante involves a serious of luxurious upgrades and appointments from the upscale clothing retailer—an annual holiday season tradition for […]

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Report: Aston Martin working on a new SUV, could be called the Lagonda

Rumors have indicated that Aston Martin will be reviving the Lagonda nameplate. Though some have suggested it could be a brand revival, others are betting on a specific SUV model. Previous reports have also learned that Mercedes-Benz AMG and Aston are teaming up for joint operations in vehicle production. This effort along with this potential […]

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Report: Aston Martin Cygnet axed because Toyota iQ will be discontinued

The marketing abomination known as the Aston Martin Cygnet, which was essentially a glorified Toyota iQ, was recently axed. According to a new report from AutoCarUK, the reason why the Cygnet was cancelled was because the former iQ is also on its way out. “We stopped the Cygnet as Toyota itself will stop the iQ […]

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