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Aston Martin debuts all-electric RapidE concept

Aston Martin debuts all-electric RapidE concept

You may have read that headline and been a tad confused, thinking that Aston Martin has already made the Rapide for several years now. But this isn't the same as the British manufacturer's existing four-door sedan. This is a concept of an all-electric version, signified by that capital "E" at the end of the name. While the exterior looks exactly the same as the current Rapide, the RapidE is the result of a collaboration with Williams Advanced Engineering.

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Aston Martin Vulcan and Vulcan bomber meet

Aston Martin Vulcan and Vulcan bomber meet

The geek in me likes to think that Aston Martin named its track only beast dubbed Vulcan after Mr. Spock. The reality is that the Vulcan gets its name from a jet bomber called the Vulcan XH558. That jet is currently the only Vulcan bomber left flying and is operated by the charitable trust Vulcan in the Sky.

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Rare Aston Martin found after 40 years is going to auction

Rare Aston Martin found after 40 years is going to auction

One of three Aston Martin "Sotheby Special" cars was found in storage after about 40 years, and despite its diamond in the rough appearance, the car is attractive and anyone can see the potential in it — though, of course, it is going to take some elbow grease to get it back up to standard. The car will be heading to auction later on in 2015 via H and H Classic Auctions.

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Aston Martin DB9 GT Bond Edition includes custom luggage and a watch

Aston Martin DB9 GT Bond Edition includes custom luggage and a watch

We all know that British secret agents prefer to drive expensive cars like the Aston Martin. Aston has been the car of choice for James Bond for years, even if he did occasionally stray to Lotus or BMW. Aston Martin is very proud of the ties it has with the Bond franchise and has announced a new limited edition Aston Martin DB9 GT Bond Edition car.

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Aston Martin eyes 800hp all-electric Rapide

Aston Martin eyes 800hp all-electric Rapide

Aston Martin is looking at bringing a new model to the market in the next two years. The new car will be an all-electric version of the Rapide and word is that the car will offer 800hp. Aston is more known for its DB series of coupes, the Rapide is the companies four door car designed with an eye towards performance and good looks.

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Aston Martin DB9 GT boasts 6.0L V12 and bespoke design

Aston Martin DB9 GT boasts 6.0L V12 and bespoke design

Aston Martin has unveiled its latest grand touring sports car called the Aston Martin DB9 GT. Aston says that the new car is designed to offer the best of what the DB9 can be. The DB9 GT is hand built and has many bespoke touches that make it something special to behold. This is the most potent DB9 yet with a 6.0L V12 engine under the hood that produces 547 PS.

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Aston Martin CEO says future will include hybrid model

Aston Martin CEO says future will include hybrid model

Andy Palmer, CEO of Aston Martin, says the future of the British luxury car maker will likely include the release of a hybrid model. This wasn't a confirmation that something is already in the works, but rather an acknowledgement that hybrids and electric vehicles are the eventuality of all cars, and at some point it will be Aston Martin's turn. The exec shared his thoughts with Autocar last month at the 2015 Nürburgring 24 Hour endurance race in Germany.

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Aston Martin EV and plug-in hybrid vehicles in the works

Aston Martin EV and plug-in hybrid vehicles in the works

For many of us the name Aston Martin brings to mind James Bond and massive V12 engines. Nothing about the current Aston Martin really makes us think green or fuel efficiency. That may be changing with word that Aston Martin is developing a couple new cars that will be green. One of the cars will be an EV and the other will be a plug-in hybrid.

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Aston Martin on ICE: James Bond for a Day with American Express by Invitation Only

Aston Martin on ICE: James Bond for a Day with American Express by Invitation Only

Traveling can be hard enough without having to worry about booking flights, hotels and planning out what or where to eat. If you’re the type that’s used to the high life or simply prefer to have someone else do the heavy lifting when it comes to making travel plans, then the American Express Platinum card is worth considering. More than just a credit card, I’ve been finding that the services and benefits included when you have it in your wallet are worth their weight in platinum.

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Aston Martin announces their 800-bhp Vulcan supercar

Aston Martin announces their 800-bhp Vulcan supercar

Though you won’t be able to take it for a spin, the new Aston Martin Vulcan is one you’ll definitely be lusting after. The track-only supercar was just unveiled, and it’s just plain sexy. Aston Martin calls it their “most intense and exhilarating creation to date.” That might sound braggadocios, but it might also be true. At 800-bhp or more, the Vulcan also has a grip (I had to) on performance. To make it even more exciting, Aston Martin is limiting the Vulcan’s production run to just 24.

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It’s Friday, so check out this Aston Martin Vulcan screaming

It’s Friday, so check out this Aston Martin Vulcan screaming

Aston Martin has a new hypercar in the pipeline, promising to bring something very loud and very special to the Geneva Auto Show early next month. Details on the Aston Martin Vulcan are still in short supply - right now the storied British marque is only previewing some track-day squealing and roaring - but according to the rumor machine the car is shaping up to be a slice of highly limited-edition exotica aimed at those who want to blast past McLaren and Ferrari owners when racing.

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Aston Martin Works 60 features recycled metals inside

Aston Martin Works 60 features recycled metals inside

Say the name Aston Martin and chances are many of us think about James Bond and car chases. Aston Martin has been the vehicle of choice in many Bond movies for decades. Aston has announced a new limited edition model called the Works 60 and only six of the special rides we be built. To make each of the six more special, they feature metals recycled from the engine of a heritage Aston Martin model.

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