Aston Martin, founded in a small London
workshop in 1914 by Lionel Martin and Robert
Bamford have grown into one of the worlds
finest producers of luxury sports cars.
almost 90 years the company has only produced
just over 16,000 cars, such is the time consuming
craftsmanship and attention to detail that
goes into building these remarkable cars.
It says much of the company that 80% of all
Aston Martins ever built are still in use
All Aston Martin customers can visit the
company's workshop in Newport Pagnell to
see their own unique Aston Martin being created.
Aston Martin say "sports cars should be built to the highest
standards", without doubt Aston Martin do
the job admirably, nobody does it better.
Because of his love of motor sports, tractor
tycoon David Brown bought the company in
1947; to be honest the first DB was a bit
of let down an underpowered 4-cylinder.
he quickly redeemed himself with the DB2,
a powerful straight six that could achieve
130mph and the build quality was superb,
this car would set the pace for all subsequent
In 1964 the DB5 became world famous, appearing
in the James Bond film Goldfinger. Also see: Aston Martin Heritage