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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:

1989 Aston Martin Vantage Volante 1989 Aston Martin Vantage Volante 12 $349,900.00
1983 Aston Martin Lagonda 1983 Aston Martin Lagonda 12 $29,950.00
1966 Aston Martin DB6 1966 Aston Martin DB6 9 $249,500.00
1967 Aston Martin DB6 Volante 1967 Aston Martin DB6 Volante 5 $1,295,000.00
1989 Aston Martin Vantage Volante 1989 Aston Martin Vantage Volante 12 $349,900.00
1964 Aston Martin DB5 Convertible 1964 Aston Martin DB5 Convertible 9 $1,750,000.00
1969 Aston Martin DBS Saloon 1969 Aston Martin DBS Saloon 8 $129,500.00
1962 Aston Martin DB4 1962 Aston Martin DB4 8 $389,500.00
1967 Austin Healey Fiberfab Jamaican GT Coupe 1967 Austin Healey Fiberfab Jamaican GT Coupe 12 $115,500.00
1959 Aston Martin DB4 1959 Aston Martin DB4 10 $425,000.00
1953 Aston Martin DB2 1953 Aston Martin DB2 7 $167,500.00
1969 Aston Martin DBS 1969 Aston Martin DBS 12 $189,500.00
1962 Aston Martin DB4C 1962 Aston Martin DB4C 10 $1,325,000.00
1958 Aston Martin DB2/4 1958 Aston Martin DB2/4 9 $525,000.00
1934 Aston Martin 1.5 Liter short chassis MK II 1934 Aston Martin 1.5 Liter short chassis MK II 12 $375,000.00
1989 Aston Martin V8 Volante 1989 Aston Martin V8 Volante 12 $265,000.00
1970 Aston Martin DBS 1970 Aston Martin DBS 10 $117,500.00
1979 Aston Martin V8 Volante 7.0 Liter Big Bore Specification 1979 Aston Martin V8 Volante 7.0 Liter Big Bore Specification 12 $295,000.00
1974 Aston Martin Series 3 V8 1974 Aston Martin Series 3 V8 12 $109,995.00
1978 Aston Martin V8 Coupe 1978 Aston Martin V8 Coupe 12 $199,500.00
1987 Aston Martin Vantage 1987 Aston Martin Vantage 24 $480,000.00
1957 Aston Martin DB2/4 1957 Aston Martin DB2/4 13 $249,500.00
1969 Aston Martin DBS 1969 Aston Martin DBS 9 $119,500.00
1966 Aston Martin DB6 1966 Aston Martin DB6 9 $249,500.00
1967 ASTON MARTIN DB6 MK I 1967 ASTON MARTIN DB6 MK I 12 $599,996.00
1974 Aston Martin Series 3 V8 1974 Aston Martin Series 3 V8 24 $109,995.00
1962 Aston Martin DB4 1962 Aston Martin DB4 10 $325,000.00
1959 Aston Martin DB Mark lll 1959 Aston Martin DB Mark lll 9 $325,000.00
1957 Aston Martin DB Mark lll 1957 Aston Martin DB Mark lll 9 $267,500.00
1964 Aston Martin DB5 Convertible 1964 Aston Martin DB5 Convertible 9 $1,750,000.00
1967 Aston Martin DB6 Volante 1967 Aston Martin DB6 Volante 5 $1,295,000.00
1969 Aston Martin DBS Saloon 1969 Aston Martin DBS Saloon 8 $129,500.00
1989 Aston Martin Vantage Volante 1989 Aston Martin Vantage Volante 12 $349,900.00
1974 Aston Martin Series 3 V8 1974 Aston Martin Series 3 V8 12 $109,995.00
1962 Aston Martin DB4 1962 Aston Martin DB4 8 $389,500.00
1967 Austin Healey Fiberfab Jamaican GT Coupe 1967 Austin Healey Fiberfab Jamaican GT Coupe 12 $115,500.00
1989 Aston Martin Vantage Volante 1989 Aston Martin Vantage Volante 12 $349,900.00
1953 Aston Martin DB2 1953 Aston Martin DB2 7 $167,500.00
1974 Aston Martin Series 3 V8 1974 Aston Martin Series 3 V8 24 $109,995.00
1959 Aston Martin DB4 1959 Aston Martin DB4 10 $425,000.00
1987 Aston Martin Vantage 1987 Aston Martin Vantage 24 $480,000.00
1986 Aston Martin Lagonda Tan 1986 Aston Martin Lagonda Tan 23 $2,025.00
1989 Aston Martin V8 Volante 1989 Aston Martin V8 Volante 12 $265,000.00
1934 Aston Martin 1.5 Liter short chassis MK II 1934 Aston Martin 1.5 Liter short chassis MK II 12 $375,000.00
1979 Aston Martin V8 Volante 7.0 Liter Big Bore Specification 1979 Aston Martin V8 Volante 7.0 Liter Big Bore Specification 12 $295,000.00
1978 Aston Martin V8 Coupe 1978 Aston Martin V8 Coupe 12 $199,500.00
1969 Aston Martin DBS 1969 Aston Martin DBS 12 $189,500.00
1974 Aston Martin Series 3 V8 1974 Aston Martin Series 3 V8 12 $109,995.00
1970 Aston Martin DBS 1970 Aston Martin DBS 10 $117,500.00
1989 Aston Martin Vantage Volante 1989 Aston Martin Vantage Volante 12 $349,900.00
1957 Aston Martin DB2/4 1957 Aston Martin DB2/4 13 $249,500.00
1967 Aston Martin DB6 1967 Aston Martin DB6 9 $325,000.00
1961 Aston Martin DB4 Series III 1961 Aston Martin DB4 Series III 12 £394,950.00
1974 Aston Martin Series 3 V8 1974 Aston Martin Series 3 V8 24 $109,995.00
1960 Aston Martin DB4 ZAGATO 1960 Aston Martin DB4 ZAGATO 12 $4,400,000.00
1966 Aston Martin DB6 1966 Aston Martin DB6 9 $249,500.00
1969 Aston Martin DBS 1969 Aston Martin DBS 9 $119,500.00
1971 Aston Martin DBS 6 Cumberland grey black leather interior 44k miles dbs6 1971 Aston Martin DBS 6 Cumberland grey black leather interior 44k miles dbs6 13 £150,000.00
1967 ASTON MARTIN DB6 MK I 1967 ASTON MARTIN DB6 MK I 12 $699,996.00
1957 Aston Martin DB Mark lll 1957 Aston Martin DB Mark lll 9 $267,500.00
1959 Aston Martin DB Mark lll 1959 Aston Martin DB Mark lll 9 $325,000.00
1962 Aston Martin DB4 1962 Aston Martin DB4 10 $325,000.00
1966 Aston Martin DB6 VANTAGE SUPERLEGGERA DB6 1966 Aston Martin DB6 VANTAGE SUPERLEGGERA DB6 12 $880,007.00
1974 Aston Martin Series 3 V8 1974 Aston Martin Series 3 V8 12 $109,995.00
1964 Aston Martin DB5 Convertible 1964 Aston Martin DB5 Convertible 9 $1,750,000.00
1967 Aston Martin DB6 Volante 1967 Aston Martin DB6 Volante 5 $1,295,000.00
1969 Aston Martin DBS Saloon 1969 Aston Martin DBS Saloon 8 $129,500.00
1962 Aston Martin DB4 1962 Aston Martin DB4 8 $389,500.00
1986 Aston Martin Lagonda Tan 1986 Aston Martin Lagonda Tan 23 $5,625.00
1978 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Coupe (Rare Molded Flip Tail 1 Of 26 Lh 1978 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Coupe (Rare Molded Flip Tail 1 Of 26 Lh 12 $395,000.00
1974 Aston Martin Series 3 V8 1974 Aston Martin Series 3 V8 24 $109,995.00
1982 Aston Martin Lagonda saloon (Wedge) 5.3l V8 requires work. runs/drives ok 1982 Aston Martin Lagonda saloon (Wedge) 5.3l V8 requires work. runs/drives ok 12 £14,300.00
1960 Austin Healey Sprite 1960 Austin Healey Sprite 1 $32,950.00
1967 Austin Healey Fiberfab Jamaican GT Coupe 1967 Austin Healey Fiberfab Jamaican GT Coupe 12 $115,500.00
Lagonda 2litre low chassis tourer 1930 Barnfind Lagonda 2litre low chassis tourer 1930 Barnfind 14 £98,000.00
1953 Aston Martin DB2 1953 Aston Martin DB2 7 $167,500.00
1959 le mans aston martin DBR1 replica body shell 1959 le mans aston martin DBR1 replica body shell 12 £6,950.00
1959 Aston Martin DB4 1959 Aston Martin DB4 10 $425,000.00
Aston martin DBR1 body shell Aston martin DBR1 body shell 8 £3,995.00
1974 Aston Martin Series 3 V8 1974 Aston Martin Series 3 V8 24 $109,995.00
1974 Aston Martin Series 3 V8 1974 Aston Martin Series 3 V8 12 $109,995.00
1960 Austin Healey Sprite 1960 Austin Healey Sprite 1 $32,950.00
1980 Aston Martin V8 IV OSCAR INDIA Manual 1980 Aston Martin V8 IV OSCAR INDIA Manual 12 £74,000.00
1963 Aston Martin LAGONDA RAPIDE  Manual 1963 Aston Martin LAGONDA RAPIDE Manual 12 £135,000.00
1966 Aston Martin DB5  Manual 1966 Aston Martin DB5 Manual 16 £410,000.00
1969 Aston Martin DBS 1969 Aston Martin DBS 12 $189,500.00
Aston Martin DBS 6, 1968, great condition, low mileage, manual gearbox, REDUCED Aston Martin DBS 6, 1968, great condition, low mileage, manual gearbox, REDUCED 15 £128,000.00
1989 Aston Martin V8 Volante 1989 Aston Martin V8 Volante 12 $265,000.00
1934 Aston Martin 1.5 Liter short chassis MK II 1934 Aston Martin 1.5 Liter short chassis MK II 12 $375,000.00
1978 Aston Martin V8 Coupe 1978 Aston Martin V8 Coupe 12 $199,500.00
1979 Aston Martin V8 Volante 7.0 Liter Big Bore Specification 1979 Aston Martin V8 Volante 7.0 Liter Big Bore Specification 12 $295,000.00
1979 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Coupe (Rare Molded Fliptail  6.3 Liter 1979 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Coupe (Rare Molded Fliptail 6.3 Liter 12 $345,000.00
1957 Aston Martin DB2/4 1957 Aston Martin DB2/4 9 $249,500.00
1970 Aston Martin DBS 1970 Aston Martin DBS 10 $117,500.00
1989 Aston Martin Vantage Volante 1989 Aston Martin Vantage Volante 12 $349,900.00
1957 Aston Martin DB2/4 1957 Aston Martin DB2/4 13 $249,500.00
1974 Aston Martin Series 3 V8 1974 Aston Martin Series 3 V8 24 $109,995.00
Aston Martin DB 'S' V8 1972 Series 2 - Great History - over £50k restoration Aston Martin DB 'S' V8 1972 Series 2 - Great History - over £50k restoration 12 £94,995.00
1979 Aston Martin V8 1979 Aston Martin 5.3 V8 Volante Series 1 (Oscar India) Aut 1979 Aston Martin V8 1979 Aston Martin 5.3 V8 Volante Series 1 (Oscar India) Aut 12 £149,990.00
1959 le mans aston martin DBR1 replica body shell 1959 le mans aston martin DBR1 replica body shell 14 £7,500.00