Driving One of the World's Ten Best Roads You've Never Heard of...

A while ago Jalopnik posted "Ten great driving roads you've never heard of" and usually these articles don't find traction with me. This isn't a knock against the writers, the contributors, or Jalopnik, I just have no retention when it comes to leisure reading. However, that article in particular was one that stuck and I … » 4/16/13 12:08pm 4/16/13 12:08pm

Create the next Aston Martin GT3 Livery for TRG-AMR North America

Ever wanted to have your very own personalized race car? This is the next best thing. TRG-Aston Martin Racing North America is asking fans to submit their creations for a paint scheme on its Aston Martin Vantage GT3 in the Rolex Grand-Am Series. TRG-AMR has two concepts approved but is looking for fans to submit ideas… » 2/11/13 2:40pm 2/11/13 2:40pm

Aston Martin Confirms V8 Cygnet With Their Denial

Yesterday, we received a tip from a reader named Dan that Aston Martin was planning to shoehorn their big V8 from the Vantage into their Toyota/Scion iQ-rebranded and upgraded city car, the Cygnet. I was very excited by this news. So excited that I did some quick speculative drawings of what such an insane pocket-beast … » 8/09/12 10:30am 8/09/12 10:30am

Aston Martin Carbon Black DBS, V12 Vantage Take 50 Hours To Paint

The Aston Martin DBS and V12 Vantage Carbon Black special editions come with a color coat taking 50 man-hours of hand painting to create. It's the perfect gift for the Aston Martin owner who has everything but meticulous, unnecessary labor. » 12/18/09 11:00am 12/18/09 11:00am

Someone Save This Aston Martin From Rising Waters

This b-roll from WAVY shows an Aston Martin Vantage sitting on High Street in Hampton, Virginia about to succumb to flood waters from a Nor'easter fueled by the remnants of Hurricane Ida. Let's stop this trend. Someone go save it! » 11/12/09 4:00pm 11/12/09 4:00pm

2009 Aston Martin V8 Vantage, Reviewed

The lucky buggers over at Popular Mechanics recently got their hands on the revised 2009 Aston Martin V8 Vantage. With a larger 4.8-liter, 420 HP engine and modified suspension, they find the $119,500 British sports car to be more refined, more focused, faster, and a welcome antidote to the "stuffy" DB9...if still not… » 7/17/08 1:00pm 7/17/08 1:00pm

2010 Jaguar XF-R Spotted Testing In Death Valley, Sporting Vantage…

When we last checked in with the 2010 Jaguar XF-R it looked as though there might be a powerful 5.0-liter V8 lurking under the hood. We've seen a lot of the XF-R, as seen below, but the actual motivation has been a point of contention. It is our good fortune then that a Fast Lane Daily source happened to spot a fleet… » 6/02/08 2:20pm 6/02/08 2:20pm

New Aston Martin V8 Vantage, Now With A Little More V8

The Aston Martin V8 Vantage is a gorgeous car, but anyone who's ever driven one has always been left with a feeling that the V8's bark was bigger than it's bite. It's more of a show dog than a hunting dog. Sure you could send the Vantage off to Prodrive for some performance tuning, or if you didn't mind sitting around… » 5/30/08 5:40pm 5/30/08 5:40pm

Aston Martin Releases Official Vantage GT2 Shots

Aston Martin finally got around to taking photos of its new Vantage GT2 racecar. A step above the Vantage N24 road-going racer, the GT2 will compete in ALMS, FIA GT and Le Mans series. We told you a couple of weeks ago that the 4.3-liter V8 will run on either ethanol or gasoline and should make about 480bhp. There's… » 3/31/08 4:15pm 3/31/08 4:15pm

Aston Martin Vantage RS To See Limited Production, DBS Roadster Coming

Things have been good in the world of Aston Martin enthusiasts since breaking free from Ford, as exemplified by the Vantage RS V12 Concept, which is going to be a reality according to Dutch car mag Autovisie. The word comes from Dr. Ulrich Bez, Aston Martin CEO, who said the fastest Aston Martin will go on sale next… » 3/14/08 3:00pm 3/14/08 3:00pm