Aston Martin DB9 Tuned By Mansory: Gorgeous or Gauche?

If you're worried that the sultry Aston Martin DBS has rendered your DB9 passé, maybe a jaunt to the German tuner Mansory is in order. Their latest super-duper upgrade package makes the already shockingly gorgeous DB9 even more ridiculously alluring. The company adds carbon fiber and alcantara, milled 20" wheels, a… » 1/29/08 2:30pm 1/29/08 2:30pm

Frankfurt Auto Show: Aston Martin, On Its Own, Shows Off

Aston Martin's first show as a non-ford entity showcases a new flagship alongside variants of two established models. The Vanquish-replacing DBS may have debuted in "Casino Royale," and showed up at Pebble Beach this year wearing yellow pants and sipping a G&T, but it had its coming out in Frankfurt. Aston boss Ulrich… » 9/11/07 9:32am 9/11/07 9:32am

Aston Martin to Debut Special Editions in Frankfurt

Aston Martin has a couple of undercards scheduled for the Frankfurt auto show next week. They're the DB9 LM and the V8 Vantage N400. The two, race-inspired special editions will share podium space with the company's new DBS flagship. The Vantage honors Aston's GT1 win at the ADAC 24-hour race this past June on the… » 9/07/07 6:53am 9/07/07 6:53am

Over the Back Fence: Speedier Versions of Aston Martin Vantage, DB9 In…

You didn't think Aston Martin would halt their Frankfurt show premiere show after the old-news DBS, did you? AutoExpress says the company's plans for the Messe include the rollout of two racing-inspired offshoots of the DB9 and V8 Vantage. Word is, the roadgoing models will be of the lighter-is-faster variety, with… » 8/27/07 7:30am 8/27/07 7:30am

Aston Martin DB9S Package From Project Kahn

All you would-be Bonds and Moneypennys, take heed. You say you've got an Aston Martin DB9, but you really want a DBS? Don't wait to be fleeced by unscrupulous brokers. Call the UK's Project Kahn. The designer of all manner of accessorization for Astons, Land Rovers, Jags and others of the luxo-baller persuasion has… » 8/23/07 9:48am 8/23/07 9:48am

What's in Aston's Cards? Let the Buyer Sort of Beware

It's radio silence regarding which consortium of billios or maker of fine goods both dry and wet will assume ownership of Aston Martin. But the UK's Autocar reports on the luxury carmaker's future with or without current owner Ford. Following a successful sales year (7,000 units), Aston execs plan a momentum boost to… » 2/09/07 12:03pm 2/09/07 12:03pm