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2012 Bertone Aston Martin Rapide Jet 2+2

The Aston Martin Rapide Jet 2+2 could have given Bertone a new lease of life. Instead, it was the last car the great Italian design house ever created. Ten years on, we drive it.

Aston Martin drivers - St John ‘Jock’ Horsfall

St John ‘Jock’ Horsfall was responsible for one of Aston Martin’s most important post-war victories yet he’s arguably best known for his work for the.

2017 Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Speedster

Similar in concept to the earlier AR1, the 2017 Speedster was another Zagato-designed convertible, only this time based on the then current Vanquish S. Just 28 were produced, making it one of the rarest Aston Martins of the modern age and we’ve driven one.

2003 Aston Martin DB7 Zagato Coupe vs. DB AR1 Roadster

Arriving late in the DB7’s production, the limited-edition Zagato coupe and DB AR1 roadster from 2002 and 2003 respectively were an Italian take on this very British sports car.

2024 Aston Martin DB12

We take on the epic Route Napoleon in the new DB12. Is this decadent super-GT a solid foundation for Aston Martin’s future?

2006 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Prodrive

In 2006, Prodrive revealed a series of performance enhancements for the V8 Vantage that made the car even more driver focused. Now one of the most sought-after models, we look at the car’s history before driving one for ourselves.

1970 Aston Martin DB6 Vantage Volante

This rare DB6 Vantage Volante from 1970 has been with the same family since new. We talk to the first owner’s son and grandson about their long association with the car and their plans for the future.

1989 Aston Martin V8 Vantage X-Pack Coupe

Arriving in 1986, the X-Pack was the final and most powerful evolution of the V8 Vantage model, firmly cementing Aston Martin as a member of the exclusive supercar club. We look at the model’s history before driving a recently restored example.

1971 Aston Martin DBS V8

Reliant Scimitar enthusiast Jim Pace has always fancied spending a day in an Aston Martin DBS V8 playing Roger Moore from The Persuaders! Today we make it happen.

Aston Martin drivers - Roy Salvadori

Roy Salvadori was one of Aston Martin’s most important drivers throughout the Fifties. We look at his long and successful career.

1993 Aston Martin Vantage V600

With its twin supercharged 5.3-litre V8 resulting in huge performance, yet still having the kind of luxurious interior Aston was now renowned for, the Vantage was the quintessential British supercar of the Nineties. Thirty years after its debut, we explore its history and later development before taking one of these refined brutes for a drive.

Aston Martin DB7 vs. Jaguar XJS

Despite coming from two different manufacturers, by sharing much below the surface, the DB7 and Jaguar XJS are closely related. We compare a straight six-engined example of each to discover which of these surprising siblings we prefer.

1966 Aston Martin DB5 V8

To aid development of the Tadek Marek-designed V8, Aston Martin produced a one-off DB5/DB6 hybrid in early 1966 that was powered by the new unit. Despite being a well-used prototype, the car survived and we’ve driven it.

Aston Martin DB5 vs. Bristol 408

As a variety of cars we excelled at, there were plenty of British-built grand tourers during the Sixties and one of the best was the Aston Martin DB5. Or did the rarer Bristol 408 off er something more?

1965 Aston Martin DB5 Radford Shooting Brake

Instigated by David Brown himself but hand-built by a London-based coachbuilder, Harold Radford, the DB5 Shooting Brake was aimed at Aston Martin owners who enjoyed outdoor pursuits and therefore needed more interior room. Just 12 were produced and we’ve tracked one down.

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