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.
Red Bull Technology is a subsidiary of the Formula 1 team, Red Bull Racing, who are partnering with Aston Martin to build the AM-RB001 / Valkyrie
Rokona-Textilwerk is a German textile company used in the headlining of VH architecture Volantes. The Rokona fabric material has both anti-odour and anti-soil properties
A roadster is a commonly used description for a 2 seater open sportscar. It is also used as a model name for the V8 Vantage Roadster as that particular Aston Martin is not described as a Volante.
Manufacturers of alloy wheels. Suppliers to AML of wonderful (and now unobtainable) spoked wheels for the X-pack V8 Vantage.
Razor Blade is an early works Aston-Martin (Bamford and Martin) built with a ludicrously narrow streamlined body.