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DB7 major update

There has been a major update of the DB7 section with many new photographs of previously unseen cars.

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More Centenary Timeline photos

I have added more images from the Centenary Timeline on out Facebook page. So far the album has all the examples of the DB4 from the day.

DB6 Shooting Brake by FLM Panelcraft – New page

In addition to Harold Radford, another independent coachbuilder also offered a shooting brake conversion for the DB6. FLM (Panelcraft) Ltd were based in the Kings Cross area of London and were experienced at converting saloons to both estate and convertible spec. The car illustrated here was commissioned by  the racing driver, Innes Ireland as his daily driver and as of November 2013, was on sale by Aston Martin Works. It is finished in its original, extremely attractive colour scheme of Pearl Grey Metallic, complemented beautifully by the sumptuous deep Red Connolly Hide interior with matching Wilton carpets.

Highly Desirable Neiman Marcus Vanquish Volante

Nieman Marcus, American luxury specialty Department store have added a special edition Vanquish Volante to the 87th edition of their famous Christmas Book. What makes this limited edition of such interest is that it is closely based on the specification of the 1969 DB6 Mark 2 Volante that Prince Charles, Prince of Wales has owned from new

Cygnet Discontinued?

It appears that the news on the net might well be true. The Cygnet is bereft of life, resting in peace, pushing up the daisies, its metabolic processes are now history, off the twig, kicked the bucket, shuffled off this mortal coil, run down the curtain and joined the bleedin’ choir invisible.

This image shows the most famous Cygnet of all, belonging to the former Aston Martin works driver, Sir Stirling Moss, parked next to another discontinued model, the One-77.

 With apologies to Monty Python of course


James Bond’s DBS from Casino Royale

Loads of new images of a pair of DBS’s used in the making of the James Bond film, Casino Royale. Five cars were used in total during filming, two hero cars used for close-ups and regular driving with another three were modified DB9 prototypes stunt cars.

DB2/4 Mark II Spyder by Touring

This delightful open car is based on the DB2/4 Mark II fitted with two seater spyder coachwork by the famous Italian company, Carrozzeria Touring of Milan. Plenty of new images of what is arguably the most attractive Aston Martin of the 1950’s.

V12 Vanquish Roadster by Zagato…….what if?

What if this, the most spectacular variant of the V12 Vanquish actually achieved production reality? The V12 Vanquish Roadster by Zagato was perhaps the star of the 2004 Geneva Motor Show but only this, the single prototype was built. Rarely seen since, the car was shown in public at ‘The Quail, a Motorsports Gathering’ during August 2013. Loads of new images added to the page including previously unseen shots from the 2004 Geneva show.

A prototype on show

A prototype on show

A few shots of a Vanquish Volante Prototype that was on public view at the 2013 Silverstone Historic Festival.

DB9 Centenary Edition unveilled

The DB9 Centenary Edition has become the third model of this years most have special edition. It was unveiled at the start of the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show and joins the Vanquish and Rapide S which were first shown earlier in the year.

Revised Vanquish Centenary Edition page

More pictures of the Centenary Vanquish added today. Here is a close up of what is the best Aston Martin wings badge ever. The Centennial editions all receive bespoke sterling silver AM wings badges, to a new design featuring additional rays within the wings visible through the transparent enamel.

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