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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:

1959 Peerless GT 1959 Peerless GT 21 $US $5,900.00
1966 Chevrolet Corvette 1966 Chevrolet Corvette 1 $US $70,000.00
1988 Ferrari 328gts 328GTS 1988 Ferrari 328gts 328GTS 21 $US $45,000.00
1979 Aston Martin Vantage 1979 Aston Martin Vantage 1 $425,000.00
1973 MG Other 1973 MG Other 5 $12,999.00
1959 Aston Martin Other DB2/4 MK III 1959 Aston Martin Other DB2/4 MK III 21 $745,000.00
1988 Aston Martin Other Volante 1988 Aston Martin Other Volante 21 $US $196,000.00
1962 Lotus 23A Roadster 1962 Lotus 23A Roadster 12 $225,000.00
1946 Chevrolet Other Pickups 3100 1946 Chevrolet Other Pickups 3100 12 $US $89,900.00
1979 Mercedes-Benz 400-Series Coupe 1979 Mercedes-Benz 400-Series Coupe 21 $US $2,025.00
1988 Ferrari 328 GTS 1988 Ferrari 328 GTS 21 $US $40,100.00
1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera 1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera 9 $229,900.00
1963 Chevrolet Corvette -- 1963 Chevrolet Corvette -- 12 $109,980.00
1965 Shelby SUPERFORMANCE DAYTONA COUPE ROUSH 427R 1965 Shelby SUPERFORMANCE DAYTONA COUPE ROUSH 427R 12 $US $125,000.00
1966 Sunbeam Alpine Series V 1966 Sunbeam Alpine Series V 21 $9,700.00
1979 Mercedes-Benz 400-Series Coupe 1979 Mercedes-Benz 400-Series Coupe 12 $14,995.00
1955 Aston Martin DB 2/4 1955 Aston Martin DB 2/4 12 $US $339,998.00
1946 Chevrolet Other Pickups 3100 1946 Chevrolet Other Pickups 3100 12 $US $89,900.00
1988 Ferrari 328 GTS 1988 Ferrari 328 GTS 21 $89,000.00
1983 Ferrari 308 2D 1983 Ferrari 308 2D 21 $69,000.00
1979 Mercedes-Benz 400-Series Coupe 1979 Mercedes-Benz 400-Series Coupe 21 $US $1,700.00
1979 Aston Martin Vantage 1979 Aston Martin Vantage 1 $425,000.00
1979 Mercedes-Benz 400-Series Coupe 1979 Mercedes-Benz 400-Series Coupe 21 $US $1,025.00
1988 Aston Martin Other Volante 1988 Aston Martin Other Volante 21 $US $196,000.00
1946 Chevrolet Other Pickups 3100 1946 Chevrolet Other Pickups 3100 12 $US $89,900.00
1979 Mercedes-Benz 400-Series Coupe 1979 Mercedes-Benz 400-Series Coupe 21 $US $749.75
1977 Other Makes 450 SEL 6.9 1977 Other Makes 450 SEL 6.9 12 $US $6,100.00
1979 Other Makes 1979 Other Makes 12 $US $5,600.00
1965 Shelby SUPERFORMANCE DAYTONA COUPE ROUSH 427R 1965 Shelby SUPERFORMANCE DAYTONA COUPE ROUSH 427R 12 $US $125,000.00
1969 Ford Mustang 1969 Ford Mustang 21 $26,000.00
1983 BMW 5-Series 1983 BMW 5-Series 12 $US $3,150.00
1979 Mercedes-Benz 400-Series Coupe 1979 Mercedes-Benz 400-Series Coupe 12 $14,995.00
Aston Martin: Other Aston Martin: Other 9 $C $195,000.00
1974 Dodge Dart 1974 Dodge Dart 20 $12,450.00
1989 Porsche 911 1989 Porsche 911 12 $159,000.00
1989 Ferrari Testarossa 1989 Ferrari Testarossa 12 $165,700.00
1979 Other Makes 1979 Other Makes 12 $16,900.00
1979 Aston Martin Vantage 1979 Aston Martin Vantage 1 $425,000.00
1979 Mercedes-Benz 400-Series Coupe 1979 Mercedes-Benz 400-Series Coupe 21 $US $749.75
1966 Sunbeam Alpine 1966 Sunbeam Alpine 21 $9,900.00
1946 Chevrolet Other Pickups 3100 1946 Chevrolet Other Pickups 3100 12 $US $89,900.00
1959 Aston Martin Other DB2/4 MK III 1959 Aston Martin Other DB2/4 MK III 21 $785,000.00
1969 Ford Mustang 1969 Ford Mustang 21 $29,000.00
1965 Austin Healey 3000 1965 Austin Healey 3000 12 $74,900.00
1988 Aston Martin Other Volante 1988 Aston Martin Other Volante 21 $US $196,000.00
1979 Mercedes-Benz 400-Series Coupe 1979 Mercedes-Benz 400-Series Coupe 12 $14,999.00
1983 Ferrari 308 1983 Ferrari 308 12 $US $55,500.00
1961 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible Dual Quads 1961 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible Dual Quads 12 $54,990.00
1966 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe Resto Mod 385hp w/AC and Heated Seats! 1966 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe Resto Mod 385hp w/AC and Heated Seats! 12 $54,990.00
1966 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray Convertible Numbers Matching 1966 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray Convertible Numbers Matching 12 $51,990.00
1940 Chevrolet Other StreetRod 1940 Chevrolet Other StreetRod 12 $28,990.00
1966 Chevrolet Other 1966 Chevrolet Other 12 $17,998.00
1989 Porsche 911 Speedster 1989 Porsche 911 Speedster 4 $167,800.00
1964 Porsche 356 Speedster 1964 Porsche 356 Speedster 4 $34,800.00
1965 Shelby MKIII Cobra 1965 Shelby MKIII Cobra 1 $US $50,000.00
1989 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class 1989 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class 4 $79,500.00
1980 Ferrari 308 GTBi 1980 Ferrari 308 GTBi 4 $59,800.00
1984 Ferrari Other 1984 Ferrari Other 4 $378,900.00
1955 Porsche Other 1955 Porsche Other 4 $33,800.00
1973 Ferrari Other 1973 Ferrari Other 4 $376,800.00
1988 Porsche 911 Turbo Slant Nose 1988 Porsche 911 Turbo Slant Nose 4 $164,700.00
1988 Porsche 911 Cabriolet 1988 Porsche 911 Cabriolet 4 $79,500.00
1986 Porsche 911 Cabriolet 1986 Porsche 911 Cabriolet 4 $59,500.00
1987 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet 1987 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet 4 $59,500.00
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible Numbers Matching 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible Numbers Matching 12 $52,990.00
1966 Replica/Kit Makes Austin Healey 3000 1966 Replica/Kit Makes Austin Healey 3000 21 $45,900.00
1970 Plymouth Barracuda AAR Cuda 1970 Plymouth Barracuda AAR Cuda 1 $US $80,000.00
1965 Shelby Backdraft 1965 Shelby Backdraft 1 $US $35,000.00
1965 Austin Healey 3000 1965 Austin Healey 3000 12 $85,000.00
1968 Chevrolet Camaro SS 1968 Chevrolet Camaro SS 1 $US $40,000.00
1987 Porsche 911 930 CABRIO 1987 Porsche 911 930 CABRIO 1 $US $99,000.00
1988 Ferrari 328 1988 Ferrari 328 12 $US $79,000.00
1965 Shelby MKIII Cobra 1965 Shelby MKIII Cobra 1 $US $50,000.00
1987 Porsche 928 S4 1987 Porsche 928 S4 21 $37,500.00
1988 Porsche 911 1988 Porsche 911 12 $US $78,999.00
1965 Chevrolet Corvette Corvette Convertible 1965 Chevrolet Corvette Corvette Convertible 14 $44,900.00
1966 Replica/Kit Makes Austin Healey 3000 1966 Replica/Kit Makes Austin Healey 3000 21 $45,900.00
1974 Ferrari Other 1974 Ferrari Other 12 $US $10,600.00
1964 Chevrolet Corvette Numbers Matching 1964 Chevrolet Corvette Numbers Matching 12 $55,477.00
1985 Chevrolet C-10 1985 Chevrolet C-10 12 $15,490.00
1963 Chevrolet C-10 Custom Pickup RestoMod 1963 Chevrolet C-10 Custom Pickup RestoMod 12 $16,777.00
1966 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray Convertible Numbers Matching 1966 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray Convertible Numbers Matching 12 $54,890.00
1955 Porsche 356 1955 Porsche 356 1 $379,990.00
1968 Dodge Coronet Super Bee 383ci 1968 Dodge Coronet Super Bee 383ci 12 $37,890.00
1965 Shelby Backdraft 1965 Shelby Backdraft 1 $US $38,411.00
1989 Porsche 911 1989 Porsche 911 12 $159,000.00
1973 Pontiac Grand Prix Coupe 1973 Pontiac Grand Prix Coupe 12 $13,890.00
1974 Dodge Dart 1974 Dodge Dart 20 $12,450.00
1965 Shelby MKIII Cobra 1965 Shelby MKIII Cobra 1 $US $50,000.00
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible Numbers Matching 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible Numbers Matching 12 $53,990.00
1986 Ferrari 328 1986 Ferrari 328 12 $67,500.00
1940 Chevrolet Other StreetRod 1940 Chevrolet Other StreetRod 12 $29,890.00
1965 Austin Healey 3000 1965 Austin Healey 3000 12 $85,000.00
1965 GMC Other Regular Cab 1965 GMC Other Regular Cab 12 $18,990.00
1977 Porsche 911 1977 Porsche 911 21 $169,000.00
1953 Ford Other Sedan Delivery 1953 Ford Other Sedan Delivery 12 $17,990.00
1966 Other Makes Alpine 1966 Other Makes Alpine 21 $9,900.00
1979 Mercedes-Benz 400-Series Coupe 1979 Mercedes-Benz 400-Series Coupe 12 $14,999.00
1987 Porsche 911 930 CABRIO 1987 Porsche 911 930 CABRIO 1 $US $99,000.00
1983 Ferrari 308 1983 Ferrari 308 12 $US $68,999.00