9 Things You Should Know About Aston Martin

Established more than a century ago, the British carmaker has occupied a grip on making some of the most thrilling and beautiful cars on the planet. Here are 9 things you should know about Aston Martin.


Founded by Lionel Martin and Robert Bamford in 1913, Aston Martin has been making some of the most beautiful and iconic British cars in the world. They are known for their thrilling and nerve recking performance. Running for a better part of more than a century, the company has gone through success and several kinds of struggles, but after many bankruptcies, hardships and losses, billionaire Lawrance Stroll saved the brand by pouring in millions of dollars. They now one a Formula One team and are on the right track to marking their iconic eye-pleasing and high-performance supercars. Here are the 9 things you should know about Aston Martin.

9. James Bond Legacy

Sean Connery Aston Martin DB5

How the James Bond franchise has portrayed the cars in their movies is still unmatched. It is one of those movies that have impacted the car culture we know today. Owning a car has a lot to do with what the people have seen its portrayal on-screen. And talking about Aston Martin, no other car is as popular as the DB5 with all thanks to the James Bond films. Since the ’60s when Sean Connery drove the iconic DB5 in the film Goldfinger, the car has played an important role in the lives of the people who bought it.

8. Swen Craftsmanship

Aston Martin DB9 Interior
Aston Martin DB9 Interior

Aston Martin cars are one of those cars that are still made by human hands. While many companies are just deploying robots and increasing their production, there are very few brands that are empowering the touch of human hands. The cars are a true example of bespoke craftsmanship and astonishing design from the exterior to the interior.

7. A Century-Old Heritage

Old Aston Martin Vs. New Aston Martin

With a century-old legacy of the British brands, Aston has come a long way through. All with the founder’s love for making beautiful cars. Now the company is focusing on honouring its future cars with surreal design and sky-rocketing performance without forgetting the legacy and nostalgia the people crave for today.

6. Flawless Blend Of Sports & Luxury

Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR

With a blend of bespoke craftsmanship and curvy streamlined design, Aston Martins have always been the pinnacle at designing their car. But there is also one thing in which they excel, which is sticking some fine materials into the car’s luxurious interior. Their supers cars are a breed of fine prestige and aggressive performance creating a perfect blend of style, sportiness and luxury.

5. Performance At Their Heart

Aston Martin Vantage F1 Edition

Aston Martins have been producing some of the most exceptional and outraging machines throughout their history. With a charming exterior, these cars are aggressive beasts when it comes to performance. Since the beginning and after more than a century, the company is still keeping performance at their heart. With the 1000 HP Valkyrie hypercar, the company has unleashed new possibilities that show the brads hasn’t stopped making innovations in terms of performance.

4. Pieces Of Art

Aston Martin Valkyrie Design

A car is a sculpture running in motion, It begins with a drawing that evolves into a clay sculpture and eventually a final form. And throughout the designing process, it utilises many elements such as lines, curves, texture, and spatial emphasis. Aston Martin is just phenomenal at making it into reality. Their designed supercars are collector’s items built with passion and are pieces of automotive art.

3. Less Flamboyant, More Charming

Aston Martin DB10

Aston Martin cars have always been considered gentleman’s cars. Since the beginning, the British carmaker has put their development and efforts to build some of the most elegant-looking automobiles on the market. Unlike some Italian brands which make flashy cars, Aston Martin, on the other hand, has its focuses on building distinctive-looking cars which aren’t too flashy but are worth keeping the eye on.

2. Cars For Everyday Use

Aston Martin Vanquish

While we all love the unique and charming design and the outrageous performance of the Aston Martins. Most people think that these supercars are not suitable for city roads. But that isn’t the case with these. While discarding some track-only models, the rest of the cars are great at driving on normal roads and get a similar amount of thrill. You won’t unlock the true potential of your car but when it comes to practicality and ergonomics, the Astons are suited for everyday use (Avoid going out to buy just groceries, your car will get more attention than your shopping list).

1. Racing In Blood

Aston Martin Vantage GT3

With an impressive history on track, Aston Martin still maintains a track-focused approach with its cars. A company that got its name from a racing tournament in Buckinghamshire, England, it is likely to imagine why they make some of the best machines on the planet. Talking about their racing history, there are some iconic Aston cars involved with the wins, such as 1959 LeMans with the DBR1, Monza win with the DB4GT, and 2017 24 Hours of LeMans GTE Pro Class triumph with the V8 Vantage GTE.


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