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Aston Martin Reviews

Founded in 1914 by friends and business associates Lionel Martin and Robert Bamford, Aston Martin was born out of the co founders' shared passion for automobiles and the desire to build a better, faster sports car. Today, over 90 years later, Aston Martin continues to express its commitment to automotive innovation through high-quality, high-performance vehicles such as the Rapide and DBS Volante. For detailed information and insightful opinions on a wide range of Aston Martin models, consult our reviews below.


JUNE 2013

Aston Martin DB9 Volante
The drop-top version of Aston Martin's high-performance coupe offers an exhilarating ride with its 510-horsepower V12. Aggressive yet elegant, this exotic convertible benefits from an aerodynamic design that is at once striking and scientific in its approach.

A side view of a 2013 Aston Martin DB9 Volante


SEPTEMBER 2011

A three-quarter front view of a 2012 Aston Martin Cygnet

Aston Martin Cygnet
Measuring in at a squat 10 feet, the all-new Aston Martin Cygnet is not only the runt of the British badge's luxurious lineup; it's also one of the smallest most fuel-efficient vehicles and on the road today.


AUGUST 2011

Aston Martin Virage Volante
Showcasing sleek sheet metal and a hand-built 5.9-liter, 490-horsepower V12 engine, the Aston Martin Virage Volante convertible makes for the perfect summertime ride — that is, if you can afford the $200,000+ point of entry.

A front view of a 2012 Aston Martin Virage Volante


FEBRUARY 2010

A three-quarter front view of a silver 2011 Aston Martin Rapide

Aston Martin Rapide
This super sedan from Aston Martin is the first 4-door to grace the British automaker's fleet in two decades. Based heavily on the DB9 (platform, powertrain, styling), the Rapide takes aim squarely at the Maserati Quattroporte and Porsche Panamera.


SEPTEMBER 2009

Aston Martin DBS Volante
Don't let the cute looks and small size of this drop-top DBS fool you. Beneath the sleek exterior of the Volante lies an impressive 5.9-liter, 48-valve V12 engine, which cranks out a more-than-generous 510 horsepower and allows the British supercar to soar at speeds of up to 191 mph.

A side view of a 2010 Mercedes-Benz S400 HYBRID Sedan


AUGUST 2008

A side view of a speeding 2009 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Roadster

Aston Martin V8 Vantage Roadster
Though it may have the same classic lines, this dashing roadster adds a sharper edge to the Aston name through improved performance, special features and a gutsier personality.


DECEMBER 2006

Aston Martin V8 Vantage
Our infatuation with Aston Martin only grows stronger with the V8 Vantage, "attainable" at a mere $113,000. This beauty will excel at performance levels that you will seldom reach, while remaining practical day-in, day-out as well.
Only 5,000 of these beautiful automobiles will be hand-built annually.


Read our book review: Aston Martin: Ever the Thoroughbred

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(Updated: 06/20/13 NW)


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