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.
Garmin is multinational corporation and producer of GPS navigation equipment. The Garmin sat-nav became standard fit on Aston Martins from 2011 with the Virage
A famous Italian Carrozzeria and car design company. Responsible for the Ghia Supersonic, of which one was built on an Aston Martin chassis and also the wonderful 1990’s Lagonda Vignale. In 1970, Ghia became part of the Ford Motor Company, the name was used to denote the highest trim level in many Ford cars from the 1970’s right through till the new millennium.
The race circuit where Aston Martin clinched the 1959 World Sportscar Championship with the DBR1. Always closely associated with the marque.