Glossary of Aston Martin Terms
If you’re new the the fascinating world of Aston Martins, this this glossary may help you. Words like ‘superleggera’ ‘kamm tail’ and ‘cosmetic’ often cause confusion so this section is here to demystify things a little. I have tried to include as many specialised Aston Martin related words as possible plus some others which have caused confusion to visitors in the past. Please do not hesitate to E-mail me if you would like any others words to appear.
The CC100 was a very special edition of two cars produced for the Aston Martin Centenary in 2013
To coincide with the 1964 James Bond 007 film, Goldfinger, Corgi introduced one of if not the greatest toy cars of all time. The gold coloured DB5, complete with all the gadgets including the ejector seat, sold in vast numbers becoming the first Aston Martin for a generation of schoolboys. It has sold in various forms ever since and is still popular to this day.
Continuously Variable Transmission. The only Aston Martin ever fitted with CVT was the Cygnet.
For five if the last seven years, Aston Martin has topped the list of the worlds coolest brands.
The Aston Martin city car, based on the Toyota iQ.
Suppliers of the very best leather in the world – and have supplied Aston Martin since the 1950’s. Sadly this famous company went into receivership during the Summer of 2002.