I cannot believe I am driving an Aston Martin Vanquish, I thought to myself as I glanced at the speedometer needle quickly passing 100 MPH! This thought instantly brought me back to reality, as I didn’t want to be the 1st person to “permanently modify” one of the pre-production prototypes on hand for the VIP media to drive at the New Orleans Motorsports Park recently. The 2014 Vanquish is based on the latest generation VH chassis which is more advanced, lighter and stronger than the previous version. This is in addition to putting to good use quite a bit of the engineering lessons learned from the ultra-exotic One-77 on the Vanquish, making it a much better vehicle than the DBS ever could be. Read more
Aston-Martin DBS Carbon Edition Coupe (2012)
Photos by: Juan G. Robbin
Few cars currently in production exude such sexiness as the DBS Carbon Edition. If you are familiar with the sumptuous DB9, then the DBS Carbon Edition will feel like a comfortable Gucci loafer. Similarities abound, like the angled-opening doors as well as the fluid jet-like design, and of course, the interior layout. All familiar features to those in the Aston-Martin know, yet the distinct personalities of the two models are readily apparent.
Aston Martin Rapide (2011)
Photos by: Hector Chacon
Few, if any other four-door vehicle looks as good as the gorgeous, all-new Rapide. Aston Martin wanted a four-door sports sedan that would not compromise any of the sporty DNA of the legendary 12 cylinder coupés that Aston Martin is known for… Read more