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.
In early 2010, AM began to offer the Premium Sports Pack as an option on the DB9 coupe and for the first time on the DB9 Volante too. Premium Sports Pack involved the fitting of the Adaptive Damping System as had been introduced on the DBS.
A brand name for acrylic glass, a lightweight and shatter-resistant alternative to conventional glass.
The most prestigious Concours d’Elegance in the world. It is held during August each year as the finale of Monterey Car Week. Aston Martin have been a featured marque on many occasions, most recently 2007 and 2013.
A sub section of the Ford Motor Company, that owned and ran AML alongside other premier Ford brands, Jaguar, Volvo and Land Rover. PAG was formed in 1999 and slowly dismantled from 2006 to 2010 as the various brands were sold off. AML left PAG in 2007 when it became independent.