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Aston Martin drivers Tony Brooks

Not a household name today, but Tony Brooks remains one of Aston Martin’s most accomplished drivers.

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1950 Aston Martin DB2 Vantage

Although still a current model name, Vantage goes back to the Fifties. We look at the history of the first that was based on the DB2.

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1962 Aston Martin DB4 Series V Vantage

With a longer body, faired-in headlights and distinctive shape, the DB4 Series V Vantage was a precursor to the all-conquering DB5. Yet the car was more than just a trial and is an important and highly desirable model in its own right. We drive a rare example to explain why.

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1995 Aston-Martin DB7 3.2 Automatic vs. 1998 Jaguar XKR 4.0 X100

As supercharged grand tourers, not only are the Aston Martin DB7 and Jaguar XKR similar in concept but, due to their joint Ford parentage, they share much below the surface. The pair even arrived around the same time, too. We get an early example of each side-by-side to look at these similarities as well as their many differences.

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1976 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Prototype

If the V8 Vantage is the first British supercar, then this 1976 prototype is the origin of the species. We look at the history of the car before driving it ourselves.

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1963 Aston Martin DB4 Series 1

Aston Martin fan Mark Palmer was tempted to fill his List with ten of Newport Pagnell’s finest – but honed his desire down to the Aston-Martin DB4. Can it deliver on his expectations?

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1955 Aston Martin DB3S Coupe

This extremely rare and special Aston Martin belonged to Aston boss David Brown. And as Stephen Archer finds, you can remove a car from its past, but you can’t remove the past from a car.

Editor's comment
‘I've been immersed in the Aston world from birth, and the DB3S really taught me about beauty and design. No other sports car of its period comes close to its delicate beauty, which is matched by its driving prowess. To share the story of David Brown's personal DB3S is especially rewarding
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2023 Aston Martin DBX

With the Aston Martin DBX now a firmly established product accounting for half of all Aston Martin’s global sales, we get behind the wheel to discover the reasons behind its success.

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2014 Aston Martin Vantage N430 Coupe

Should one of a hundred Nürburgring-themed 2014 Vantage N430 Coupe models be mothballed as a potential investment or simply be driven and enjoyed for the purpose it was designed for? We hit the roads of County Durham to find out.

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2023 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera

We drive Aston Martin’s super-GT flagship – the 725bhp DBS Superleggera – and ask whether it’s sufficiently special to justify its £225,000 UK-market price tag.

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2023 Aston Martin DBX707

Is the 2023 Aston Martin DBX707 more than just its performance numbers? Let’s find out.

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1934 Aston Martin MkII

Since this incredibly original 1934 Aston Martin MkII was dragged out of a barn, a year-long operation to preserve it is has been completed. Time to revisit.

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1991 Aston Martin Virage 6.3 prototype ‘Minky’

It’s a rasping, tearing sound; the kind of cochlea-tingling force that leaves your synapses twitching in some postnarcotic buzz – beautifully naughty, and oh-so-addictive.

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2020 Aston Martin GT4

In a historic moment in kiwi drifting and motorsport, Darren Kelly is showing the world how New Zealand gets down! With the heart of racing, he’s competing in formula drift USA in a completely insane 2020 Aston Martin GT4. V12 and twin supercharged, it’s causing a major stir!

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