Aston Martin reconciled with designer accused in plagiarism of V12 Vanquish

May 12, 2015 at 11:10

The company Aston Martin will withdraw a lawsuit against his former designer Henrik Fisker, which it accused of plagiarism. The parties reached a settlement agreement: Fisker refused to start mass production concept car Thunderbolt, which caused claims of Aston MArtin.
The official report of the British brand says that, the parties’ quickly and amicably settled their differences. Further comments are not followed.

Aston Martin V12 Vanquish picture

Aston Martin V12 Vanquish pics


Aston Martin has begun testing a new generation DB9

May 10, 2015 at 22:46

The company Aston Martin was first brought to the test a new generation of sports car DB9. The novelty was seen time passing road tests at the Nurburgring. The premiere of the vehicle will be held in 2017.
Novelty is based on a new modular platform. Due to this the weight of the car will be reduced significantly compared to its predecessor. According to unofficial information, under the hood of the car is installed a modified 6.0-liter V12.

Aston Martin DB9 picture

Aston Martin DB9 pics

Aston Martin will develop its first production electric car

May 6, 2015 at 14:33

The company Aston Martin has decided to develop its first-ever serial electric car. New products will be created based on the coupe Rapide S. car primarily be focused on markets in China and the US, but the model could be on sale in other countries. This was in an interview with the head of the company Autoexpress Andy Palmer.

Aston Martin logo pics

Aston Martin logo picture

According to preliminary information, the car will receive two electric motors. The total capacity of the car will be more than 1,000 horsepower. The cruising of the vehicle exceeds 300 kilometers. If the project is approved, the price of the car will start at $ 300 000.
Note that at the moment Aston Martin is not included in any of the world’s concerns. Because of limited financial resources automaker it is hard to compete with its main rivals Bentley (Volkswagen Group), Maserati (Fiat Chrysler) and Rolls-Royce (BMW Group).

Aston Martin Electric Cars pics

Aston Martin Electric Cars image

The volume of the last major investment in the development of the English brand was 500 million pounds. All funds were used to update the current models. In particular, the money went to the development of a successor sports car DB9. Presentation of new products is planned for late 2016.

Aston Martin has built a track supercar V12 Vantage – GT3

May 4, 2015 at 22:46

The company Aston Martin track declassified version of the supercar V12 Vantage – GT3, which will take part in the annual marathon “24 Hours Nürburgring.” The competition will be held from 19 to 20 May this year.
Racing V12 Vantage GT3 was built in cooperation with specialists from Bilstein. Supercar equipped with six-liter engine V12, which dropped out from 608 to 557 horsepower in connection with the requirements of the regulations of the competition.

Aston Martin V12 Vantage - GT3 pics

Aston Martin V12 Vantage – GT3 image

Aston Martin unveiled Vantage GT3 at Geneva

May 1, 2015 at 11:02

Aston Martin introduced in Geneva Vantage GT3. As results there will be released 100 of such models. In the sale of the car will arrive in the third quarter of 2015. The novelty of the company called “the most powerful and uncompromising Vantage today.” The car body is formed by using carbon fiber. With this new product became lighter by 100 kg.

Aston Martin Vantage GT3 picture

Aston Martin Vantage GT3 pics