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.

'J' is for ...

Jaeger-LeCoultre are the officially sanctioned Aston Martin watch supplier, a relationship that began in 2005 with the introduction of the AMVOX1. Jaeger instruments were also fitted as standard to many pre-war Aston Martins

Jet 2+2

The Jet 2+2 is a coachbuilt Shooting Brake based on the Aston Martin Rapide, designed and built by Bertone in 2013.

Jet 2

A coachbuilt 2 door shooting brake based on the V12 Vanquish, designed and built by Bertone.


A unique bodied DB4GT designed by Guiguaro whilst working at Bertone.