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Aston Martin: history, interesting facts and photo galleries

This British brand stands in one line with such prestigious models as Bentley, Ferrari, Rolls Royce and Lamborghini. Producing country of brand Aston Martin is Great Britain. The headquarters of its brand is in the county Yorkshire. This company is specialized in producing of lux class sports cars. Not everyone can afford one of these cars .The average price of this car is about 350 thousand dollars.

Nevertheless there are many collectors in the world, who are truly fans of these cars and have many cars in their collections. For the last 8 years the average number of released cars is 7000 examples.

Aston Martin model line

Aston Martin models are mainly prestigious sports cars.  We can see not only two-door coupe and cabriolets in the line of this British brand. Also the company is producing four-door sedans, hatchbacks and four-door coupe. There are all details that might be in lux class sports car: powerful engine, which is capable to develop speed and has chic outdoor appearance. The pictures of Aston Martin are very stunning.

The earlier models of Aston Martin

The history of brand started in 1913. The company stopped the models producing during the Second World War.Basically the company’s producing we can divide into the time before and after the Second World War.

Pre-war models were famous in limited groups. The most popular cars of that period are Aston Martin 2 Litre Speed, Aston Martin International, Aston Martin 12/50 Standard.

  • The company started to produce models only in 1948. Aston Martin 2-Litre Sports. It is the first model, which was famous as DB1. Today’s pictures of Aston Martin proofs that there are not many exclusive models and they are in private collections.

The company produced only 15 examples. These examples had two liters engine. And then they decided to examine DB1 in hardness.in 24 hours race. Fortunately this car won the race.

  • In the middle 60s the brand produced Aston Martin DB5.  The pictures of this car became famous the film about James Bond.  This car had four liters engine and five level transmissions. Also this car had electrical windows.
  • In the 90s the company produced Aston Martin DB7.  They decided to produce sports car in two modifications: coupe and cabriolet. The first pictures of this model were from automobile showroom in Geneva in 1992.

DB7 had six-cylinder engine and 337-horsepower.All models were made traditionally from aluminum, but this model line  were made with help of  construction steel.

Earlier models of Aston Martin on pictures

Interesting video about earlier models of Aston Martin

The modern models of Aston Martin

Nowadays this brand tries to save the reputation of prestigious sports car mark. Practically no one prestigious automobile showroom cant be withiout the presentation of the next super car. The modern model line surprised most people with  its luxury and capacity.

  • DB9

DB9 is one of the most significant car in brand Aston Martin.  The model Grand Tourer  is  elegant and delicate. DB9 is also the last generation of prestigious automobile genealogy in the world.

It is available modification of coupe.DB9 is also can be in specification of carbonium edition and it can works in altenative source of energy.

  • Aston Martin V8 Vantage

This sports automobile is one of the most prestigious and famous sports cars in the world. This model has the cultic status.It consists of compact sports design and exceptive technologies.At first this model was presented in Geneva showroom in 2005. The company produces this model as two-door coupe.

Nowadays the most expensive model of Aston Martin is Aston Martin DB4 GT Bertone Jet 1961. The price of this is about 5 millon euro.

The modern models of Aston Martin on photos

The modern models of Aston Martin on video

The most expectative models of Aston Martin

Automobile brand always keeps in secret their doings.Generally peopke can see new cars at famous automobile showrooms.The pictures of Aston Martin are hard to find- the company realizes  their test-drives very secretly. And the question is: what we can expect in the nearest future?

  • Aston Martin Vanquish Carbon was presented at first in Paris in 2014. This car has impudent and agressive appearance with powerful sx liters engine. The saloon is in black leather and the light-alloy discs are in 10 rundle variant.  The looks good with outdoor appearance of super car.

Rapide S is the most beautiful four-door sports car in the world.  It also was presented at Parisian automobile showroom.This car has sensation innovation of sports cars and high delicacy. The latest technical project engineering and evolution provides morepossibilities. Revolutional and beautiful Rapide S is an exalt and exciting child of Aston Martin.

The price of this car is not arranged yet. Our task is to wait the news about the new models.

The most outstanding models of Aston Martin

Brand Aston Martin has big history and has many outstanding models.

  • Aston Martin V8 Zagato was presented at geneva showroom in 1986. people liked these cars and they decided to produce 52 coupe and 37 cabriolets.
  • Aston Martin DBS is a sports super car , which was in film about James Bond. This model has new configuration and new wheelbase. Technical characteristics were updated. The producing of thsi model started in 2008.
  • Aston Martin V12 Zagato is the model, which had been produced to  the anniversary of  corporative collaboration automobile brand with the company Zagato. This car had six liters engine and 517-horsepower.

The photo galleries about most outstanding models of Aston Martin

The company started in 1913. However its founders Lionel Martin and Robert Bamford originally planned to produce only prestigious sports cars.

The first sports car was producing by Martin  and was presented as Aston Martin. The First World War stopped the batch manufacturing. After the First World War partners rent mews and started to produce cars then.they had pause only during the Second World War.