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Aston Martin sues Fisker over thunderbolt

Aston Martin sues Fisker Aston Martin is suing Henrik Fisker over his recent Thunderbolt concept, saying it is an unauthorised copy of the British car maker’s designs. Aston has described Fisker’s conduct as “wholly unacceptable” and has taken issue with several elements of the Thunderbolt’s styling. Aston Martin said: “This lawsuit centres on Henrik Fisker’s creation and promotion of automobiles that Aston Martin contends infringes Aston Martin’s rights. Aston Martin regards such conduct as wholly unacceptable and reserves all rights […]

Aston Martin DB11 due in 2016

Aston Martin DB11 due in 2016   Testing of the successor to the Aston Martin DB9 has begun at the Nürburgring. The car, which is tipped to be called DB11, will go on sale next year. This early prototype is wearing lightly modified DB9 bodywork but is understood to be testing chassis and internal components. The DB11 will be built around an all-new bonded aluminium platform. It is set to be powered by a choice of Aston’s existing V12 engine […]

A hardcore Vantage GT3 on the way

Aston Martin Vantage GT3     The new race inspired Aston Martin Vantage GT3 is the most powerful and focused road model that the company has made. The 592bhp-plus 5.9-litre V12-powered model will be built in a limited production run of just 100 units, each costing about £250,000. Most of the production run is understood to have already been snapped up by Aston’s VIP customer base ahead of the car’s Geneva motor show debut next month. The new Aston is […]