Aston Martin

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English classics headline at Dorset auction

  WHETHER you like your transport pre-war or post-war, with two wheels or four, there’s something to suit all tastes at the next Dorset Vintage and Classic Auctions sale. DVCA director Brian Chant has been busily gathering a superb mix for the event at Athelhampton House, near Dorchester, on June 7 with a broad appeal … Continue reading

Aston Martins launch Beaulieu Simply season

  BEAULIEU’S new events season got off to a racing, if rainy, start as Simply Aston Martin celebrated the marque’s proud history in the grounds of the National Motor Museum. Some 311 examples of these motoring icons went on show, with a line-up ranging from an early 1934 Aston Martin Mark II to stunning, brand … Continue reading

Astons to launch Beaulieu’s Simply season

BEAULIEU’S new events season gets off to a racing start as Simply Aston Martin celebrates one of Britain’s most revered motoring marques with an impressive display on Sunday April 8. Returning for its third year, the popular rally promises to gather together more than 300 Aston Martins in the grounds of the National Motor Museum. … Continue reading

Strong results at Coys auctions

ROBUST results at Coys Autosport and Maastricht auctions indicate the classic car market remains stable and resilient with a positive outlook for the coming year. The international car auctioneers held simultaneous auctions at two of Europe’s most important shows, Autosport International in Birmingham (UK) and Interclassics in Maastricht (Holland). Chris Routledge, CEO of Coys, said: … Continue reading

A line-up of classics with star appeal

CLASSIC cars belonging to personalities from the world of show business, politics and the military are going under the hammer at Coys’ True Greats auction on Tuesday December 5 at the Royal Horticultural Halls in London. The cars include a 1949 Mercedes-Benz 170V Cabriolet Saloon that belonged to Herman Holter, who fought in World War … Continue reading

Classic Aston Martin to tempt restorers

ASTON Martin enthusiasts will have the chance to buy a manual 1973 Aston Martin AM V8 ‘garage find’ at Classic Car Auctions’ (CCA) sale on September 23 at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre. The high-performance, eight-cylinder, classic Aston Martin is one of just 288 made, mostly with automatic transmission. As with all traditional Aston Martins, it … Continue reading

70 classic cars to go under the hammer

INTERNATIONAL auctioneers Coys return to the Royal Horticultural Halls in London with a 70-classic and sports car auction on Wednesday April 12. The auction features a selection of Jaguars and Aston Martins, including a 1967 Aston Martin DB6 delivered new to the Director of the “Doctor” film Series Ralph Thomas (£160,000- £200,000), a 1973 Aston … Continue reading

DB delight at Beaulieu

EVERY generation of DB model was on show with one of the biggest gatherings of Aston Martins in the south at Beaulieu’s Simply Aston Martin. Ranging from the DB1 of the late 1940s right up to the latest DB11, the jaw-dropping display included 319 Astons of every age and variety driving into the sun-drenched Beaulieu … Continue reading

BTCC champ’s Aston for auction

A STUNNING and very rare 1971 Aston Martin DB6 MKII Vantage saloon belonging to touring car driver, commentator and TV personality John Cleland, will be offered at auction at Silverstone Auctions’ May 13 Sale at Silverstone circuit. One of only 34 examples made, this original right-hand drive, matching engine and chassis numbers, factory built Vantage … Continue reading

Aston Martin hypercar to be called the Valkyrie

THE revolutionary hypercar being co-developed by Aston Martin and Red Bull Advanced Technologies, formerly identified by its codename AM-RB 001, has now been officially named the Aston Martin Valkyrie. The name continues a fine tradition of Aston Martin ‘V’ cars. This began in 1951 with Vantage, which was selected as a name to distinguish high-performance … Continue reading