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Aston Martin History

History

This is the history of the brand Aston Martin since the establishment of the company and up to the most modern of vehicles produced under this brand.

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Aston Martin

The British company Aston Martin was founded in 1913 in Geydone, in Warwickshire County Layonelem Martin and his friend Robert Bemford. That is why the original name of the company sounds like "Bamford & Martin". However, already in 1915, was released the first car under the name of "Aston Martin", where Aston - the name of the mountain on which Lionel Martin won the Singer-10 in 1913. The first Aston Martin had the 1.4-liter 4-cylinder engine, mounted on the chassis, 1908 from another designer - Izotta-Fraskini.





It is interesting, that the first Aston Martin in the period of military still produced - 14 vehicles were purchased by the company Sopvich. The second model Aston Martin was collected in the stables, leased Martin after the First World war. This model was produced in 1921-1925 years. In 1947, the company Aston Martin has been bought by the Corporation David brown limited, the owner of which was a long-time fan of the brand. It was then that the line of cars Aston Martin DB, where the letters had his own initials.





At the same brown purchased the company Lagonda, after which the symbiosis received the name of Aston Martin Lagonda Limited. The first sports Aston Martin with a 2-liter engine has been designed already in 1948 - brown methodically went to his goal, which was the victory at the 24 hours of Le Mans". By the way, in 1959, it is the car Aston Martin went out to her the winner. Since 1975, the company Aston Martin constantly resold, while in 1987 did not become the property of the Ford.





It is noteworthy that Aston Martin DB III in 1964, has become a machine bond in the novel Flemming "Goldfinger", whereas in the film "Goldfinger" and "Ball lightning" Agent 007 used Aston Martin DB5.





The company is famous for the fact that most of the models are made manually. In each of the "manual" Aston Martin has a bronze plaque, on which is written the name of the person who did and was responsible for a specific instance.


Currently the production belongs to a consortium of investors led by the owner of the company Prodrive, a long-time admirer and collector cars Aston Martin, David Richards.



At the auctions in largely sold modern model - DB7 and DB9. Buy DB7 Vantage, 2000 is for 30,000 pounds. More new machines 2004-2006 cost about 45-50 thousand pounds.

Much more expensive cost classic Aston Martin 60-ies. For the coupe DB6 the seller will ask for at least 65-70 thousand pounds.

In General, the В«retroВ» cars on the market are sold units and for them escalates a bitter struggle.

Aston Martin cars, presented in our catalogue:

Latest classic Aston Martin cars offered in listings:

1978 Toyota Land Cruiser 4WD 4-Spd Super Clean 1978 Toyota Land Cruiser 4WD 4-Spd Super Clean 12 $59,890.00
1964 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray Convertible Numbers Matching! 1964 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray Convertible Numbers Matching! 12 $47,890.00
1976 Cadillac Fleetwood -- 1976 Cadillac Fleetwood -- 4 $15,455.00
1954 Chevrolet Other WOODY ESTATE BUS 1954 Chevrolet Other WOODY ESTATE BUS 12 $475,577.00
1979 Mercedes-Benz 400-Series Coupe 1979 Mercedes-Benz 400-Series Coupe 21 $US $1,499.50
1976 Cadillac Fleetwood -- 1976 Cadillac Fleetwood -- 4 $15,455.00
1963 Chevrolet Corvette 1963 SplitWindow Corvette *#sMatchin300hp*Auto* 1963 Chevrolet Corvette 1963 SplitWindow Corvette *#sMatchin300hp*Auto* 10 $79,500.00
1968 Chevrolet Corvette RAREOrig#sMatch427/390hp*OrigTankSticker*Auto2Tops 1968 Chevrolet Corvette RAREOrig#sMatch427/390hp*OrigTankSticker*Auto2Tops 5 $29,500.00
1979 Mercedes-Benz 400-Series Coupe 1979 Mercedes-Benz 400-Series Coupe 12 $14,995.00
1976 Cadillac Fleetwood -- 1976 Cadillac Fleetwood -- 4 $15,455.00
1967 Chevrolet Corvette *MarinaBlue/BlueConv*#smatch327/300hp*4spd* 1967 Chevrolet Corvette *MarinaBlue/BlueConv*#smatch327/300hp*4spd* 5 $57,500.00
1988 Ferrari 328GTS -- 1988 Ferrari 328GTS -- 21 $US $69,000.00
1986 Land Rover Defender 4X4 1986 Land Rover Defender 4X4 21 $US $24,999.00
1988 Mercedes-Benz 500-Series 1988 Mercedes-Benz 500-Series 12 $19,970.00
1976 Cadillac Fleetwood -- 1976 Cadillac Fleetwood -- 4 $15,455.00
1979 Mercedes-Benz 400-Series Coupe 1979 Mercedes-Benz 400-Series Coupe 21 $US $1,499.50
1984 Aston Martin Other 1984 Aston Martin Other 21 $US $57,500.00
1965 Shelby SUPERFORMANCE DAYTONA COUPE ROUSH 427R 1965 Shelby SUPERFORMANCE DAYTONA COUPE ROUSH 427R 12 $US $125,000.00
1980 MG Other black 1980 MG Other black 12 $13,995.00
1978 MG Other -- 1978 MG Other -- 12 $9,995.00
1968 MG Other black 1968 MG Other black 12 $15,995.00
1985 Aston Martin Lagonda -- 1985 Aston Martin Lagonda -- 12 $84,900.00
1987 Aston Martin Other 1987 Aston Martin Other 21 $215,000.00
1967 Ford Mustang GT500 1967 Ford Mustang GT500 4 $127,500.00
1969 Plymouth Road Runner Convertible 1969 Plymouth Road Runner Convertible 12 $US $70,000.00
1965 Chevrolet Corvette Custom Retro Mod 1965 Chevrolet Corvette Custom Retro Mod 12 $US $30,000.00
1988 Porsche 911 Carrera Turbo 1988 Porsche 911 Carrera Turbo 21 $US $7,500.00
1989 Jaguar XJS 1989 Jaguar XJS 9 $13,000.00
1986 Land Rover Defender -- 1986 Land Rover Defender -- 21 $US $25,999.00
1971 Aston Martin DBS V8 1971 Aston Martin DBS V8 21 $165,000.00
1979 Aston Martin Vantage 1979 Aston Martin Vantage 1 $450,000.00
1973 Volkswagen Thing 1973 Volkswagen Thing 21 $12,900.00
1967 Jaguar E-Type 1967 Jaguar E-Type 21 $US $34,100.00
1988 Ferrari 328gts 328 1988 Ferrari 328gts 328 21 $US $48,100.00
1961 Chevrolet Corvette FawnBeige/FawnBeige*#Match283/230hp*3spd*NoHitBody 1961 Chevrolet Corvette FawnBeige/FawnBeige*#Match283/230hp*3spd*NoHitBody 21 $33,500.00
1963 Chevrolet Corvette RareSilver/Red*#smatch327ci/300hp*4spd*Restored* 1963 Chevrolet Corvette RareSilver/Red*#smatch327ci/300hp*4spd*Restored* 21 $119,500.00
1963 Chevrolet Corvette Restored*#sMatch250hp*Auto*White/Red*SplitWindow 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Restored*#sMatch250hp*Auto*White/Red*SplitWindow 10 $88,500.00
1967 Chevrolet Corvette #sMatching327ci/350hpL79*4spd*SpeedWarning*BoltOns 1967 Chevrolet Corvette #sMatching327ci/350hpL79*4spd*SpeedWarning*BoltOns 16 $58,500.00
1954 Chevrolet Corvette FrameOffRestored*3NCRSTopFlights*BloomingtonGold* 1954 Chevrolet Corvette FrameOffRestored*3NCRSTopFlights*BloomingtonGold* 5 $105,000.00
1962 Other Makes INVADER GT 1962 Other Makes INVADER GT 21 $US $3,550.00
1988 Ferrari 328gts 328 1988 Ferrari 328gts 328 21 $US $43,100.00
1979 Aston Martin Vantage 1979 Aston Martin Vantage 1 $450,000.00
1966 Ford Mustang 1966 Ford Mustang 19 $US $35,100.00
1973 Citroën 1973 Citroën 21 $31,000.00
1987 Aston Martin Other 1987 Aston Martin Other 21 $250,000.00
1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera 1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera 9 $229,900.00
1977 Mercedes-Benz 450 450 SEL 6.9 1977 Mercedes-Benz 450 450 SEL 6.9 12 $12,900.00
1984 Aston Martin Other 1984 Aston Martin Other 21 $US $57,500.00
1981 Toyota Land Cruiser Land Cruiser 1981 Toyota Land Cruiser Land Cruiser 4 $45,995.00
1967 Ford Mustang GT500 1967 Ford Mustang GT500 4 $128,000.00
1962 Lotus 23 Sports Racing Car 1962 Lotus 23 Sports Racing Car 12 $225,000.00
1971 Jaguar E-Type 1971 Jaguar E-Type 19 $US $19,850.00
1988 Porsche 911 Carrera Turbo 1988 Porsche 911 Carrera Turbo 21 $US $36,300.00
1979 Aston Martin Vantage 1979 Aston Martin Vantage 1 $450,000.00
1966 Chevrolet Chevelle Resto-Mod 1966 Chevrolet Chevelle Resto-Mod 12 $US $50,000.00
1966 Ford Mustang 1966 Ford Mustang 19 $250,000.00
1960 Aston Martin Other 1960 Aston Martin Other 1 $489,500.00
1988 Porsche 911 -- 1988 Porsche 911 -- 12 $36,900.00
1987 Porsche 928 S4 1987 Porsche 928 S4 21 $37,500.00
1971 Aston Martin DBS V8 1971 Aston Martin DBS V8 21 $165,000.00
1984 Aston Martin Other 1984 Aston Martin Other 21 $US $60,000.00
1979 Aston Martin Vantage 1979 Aston Martin Vantage 1 $450,000.00
1959 Cadillac Eldorado 1959 Cadillac Eldorado 12 $225,000.00
1962 Replica/Kit Makes INVADER GT 1962 Replica/Kit Makes INVADER GT 21 $US $3,383.00
1959 Cadillac Eldorado 1959 Cadillac Eldorado 12 $225,000.00
1988 Ferrari 328gts 328 1988 Ferrari 328gts 328 21 $US $41,500.00
1979 Aston Martin Vantage 1979 Aston Martin Vantage 1 $475,000.00
1971 Jaguar E-Type 1971 Jaguar E-Type 19 $US $25,100.00
1979 Porsche 911 Turbo 1979 Porsche 911 Turbo 4 $285,800.00
1959 Cadillac Eldorado 1959 Cadillac Eldorado 12 $225,000.00
1965 Chevrolet Corvette Corvette Convertible 1965 Chevrolet Corvette Corvette Convertible 13 $US $25,100.00
1973 Ferrari Other 1973 Ferrari Other 4 $379,900.00
1974 Ferrari Other 1974 Ferrari Other 12 $US $11,411.00
1979 Mercedes-Benz 400-Series Coupe 1979 Mercedes-Benz 400-Series Coupe 21 $US $1,525.00
1988 Porsche 911 Turbo Slant Nose 1988 Porsche 911 Turbo Slant Nose 4 $165,900.00
1960 Aston Martin Other 1960 Aston Martin Other 1 $489,500.00
1958 Aston Martin DB MKIII -- 1958 Aston Martin DB MKIII -- 12 $495,000.00
1987 Porsche 928 S4 1987 Porsche 928 S4 21 $37,500.00
1946 Chevrolet Other Pickups 3100 1946 Chevrolet Other Pickups 3100 12 $US $89,900.00
1988 Ferrari 328gts 328 1988 Ferrari 328gts 328 21 $US $35,689.00
1972 MG MGB ROADSTER 1972 MG MGB ROADSTER 21 $US $9,500.00
1981 Toyota Land Cruiser Land Cruiser 1981 Toyota Land Cruiser Land Cruiser 4 $45,995.00
1974 Datsun Z-Series 1974 Datsun Z-Series 12 $8,700.00
1969 Plymouth Road Runner Convertible 1969 Plymouth Road Runner Convertible 12 $US $70,000.00
1965 Chevrolet Corvette Custom Retro Mod 1965 Chevrolet Corvette Custom Retro Mod 12 $US $30,100.00
1979 Aston Martin Vantage 1979 Aston Martin Vantage 1 $475,000.00
1961 Chevrolet Corvette Super Rare Tuxedo Black/Blue *NCRS Top Flight* 1961 Chevrolet Corvette Super Rare Tuxedo Black/Blue *NCRS Top Flight* 5 $68,500.00
1962 Replica/Kit Makes INVADER GT 1962 Replica/Kit Makes INVADER GT 21 $US $3,750.00
1969 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Spyder -- 1969 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Spyder -- 12 $695,000.00
1961 Chevrolet Corvette FawnBeige/FawnBeige*#Match283/230hp*3spd*NoHitBody 1961 Chevrolet Corvette FawnBeige/FawnBeige*#Match283/230hp*3spd*NoHitBody 21 $33,500.00
1967 Chevrolet Corvette *MarinaBlue/BlueConv*#smatch327/300hp*4spd* 1967 Chevrolet Corvette *MarinaBlue/BlueConv*#smatch327/300hp*4spd* 5 $59,500.00
1988 Ferrari 328gts 328 1988 Ferrari 328gts 328 21 $US $33,500.00
1988 Aston Martin Other Volante 1988 Aston Martin Other Volante 21 $US $196,000.00
1988 Ferrari 328gts 328 1988 Ferrari 328gts 328 21 $US $5,000.00
1984 Aston Martin Other LAGONDA 1984 Aston Martin Other LAGONDA 21 $US $11,100.00
1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera 1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera 9 $229,900.00
1979 Mercedes-Benz 400-Series Coupe 1979 Mercedes-Benz 400-Series Coupe 21 $US $1,236.00
1984 Aston Martin Other 1984 Aston Martin Other 21 $US $65,000.00
1966 Chevrolet Corvette White/Saddle*#sMatch300hp*4spd*Rare Radio Delete* 1966 Chevrolet Corvette White/Saddle*#sMatch300hp*4spd*Rare Radio Delete* 5 $49,500.00
1989 Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet 1989 Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet 4 $149,500.00