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  1. Aston Martin May Build Electric RapideRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd. may build an electric version of its Rapide sports car in two to three years as a part of its plan to overhaul its lineup and add several new models, said Chief Executive Andy Palmer in an interview.

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  2. Triple Challenge Awaits Adam In 2015Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

    Embarking upon his third season as an Aston Martin Racing factory driver, Jonny Adam is gearing up for his busiest ever year of racing. The Scotsman's ability to consistently deliver podium pace in qualifying and races behind the wheel of Aston Martin's GT cars means he's in demand, and will be involved in three different campaigns in the season ahead.

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  3. Aston Martin Files Suit Against Henrik Fisker For ThunderboltRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | MotorAuthority

    Henrik Fisker recently teamed up with Galpin Auto Sports to create a car called the Thunderbolt . It's based on the Aston Martin Vanquish, and it was created initially as a one-off design study to gauge potential interest in a small production run of the car.

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  4. Is This Cheap Aston Martin Vantage Worth Restoring To Its Former Glory?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Jalopnik

    There's an old saying that applies here - money can't buy taste. While that may be true in certain instances, the seller of this questionably modified Aston Martin V8 Vantage at least got the car model right.

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  5. Storm's A-Brewin': Aston Martin Serves Papers to Fisker Over ThunderboltRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Car & Driver

    Astons are nothing if not beautiful, and like every car manufacturer out there, the company holds its intellectual property-in this case, its designs-very dear. So Aston Martin did not particularly appreciate its former designer, Henrik Fisker, rolling into the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance with the Thunderbolt , an admittedly gorgeous "design study" that looks an awful lot like one of Aston's own cars.

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  6. Thunderbolts are (not) go! Aston Martin is not pleased with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Digital Trends

    Remember the Thunderbolt prototype Henrik Fisker brought to this year's Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance? The one that was his "personal interpretation" of the Aston Martin Vanquish? Well, Aston Martin doesn't feel that it was personal enough, and claim the Thunderbolt is a Thunder-ripoff. According to Automotive News , Aston states the $400,000 prototype is an unauthorized copy of its Vanquish coupe, featuring only minor variations to its trademarked designs.

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  7. The Aston Martin Vulcan is bound for the Big AppleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Autoblog

    Following its global debut at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show , Aston Martin has announced that the Vulcan , its 800-horsepower track monster, will make its US debut at next week's New York Auto Show . According to Aston Martin , the Vulcan will lead what is for the brand, a huge display of seven cars, including the Vanquish Carbon Black , Vantage GT Roadster , Rapide S and DB9 .

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  8. Aston Martin sues Henrik Fisker over Thunderbolt designRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Autoblog

    Imitation is supposedly the sincerest form of flattery, but Aston Martin isn't blushing after taking a look at the Fisker Thunderbolt . The british luxury brand has filed a lawsuit against the designer for allegedly copying the company's designs without permission in a US District Court in California.

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  9. Aston Martin Vulcan To Make North American Debut At 2015 New York Auto ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | MotorAuthority

    While it can't legally be driven on the city streets outside, the Aston Martin Vulcan is set to make a big splash at the 2015 New York Auto Show. Yes, the limited-edition track car has been confirmed for a North American debut in the Big Apple on April 1. Unveiled at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show earlier this month, the Vulcan is Aston's answer to the Ferrari LaFerrari FXX K and McLaren P1 GTR .

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  10. 800-hp Aston Martin Vulcan set for North American debut at New York auto showRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | AutoWeek

    Aston Martin 's wild, winged Vulcan will make its North American debut at the New York auto show next week. The track-only supercar will lead a seven-car effort at the Javits Center for the British automaker.

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  11. Aston Martin Sues Henrik Fisker Over Thunderbolt ConceptRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Motor Trend

    Fisker presented the concept as an adaptation of the Aston Martin Vanquish, featuring a restyled carbon-fiber body, retuned suspension, interior modifications and other design tweaks. Aston claims Fisker never sought or received formal approval for the Vanquish copy, which the automaker claims is actually based on an previous-generation DB9 or DBS.

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  12. Aston Martin calls Fisker's 'Thunderbolt' a blatant copyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | INAUTONEWS

    British supercar maker Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd. has announced that Henrik Fisker's "Thunderbolt" concept of a $400,000 GT coupe qualifies as an unauthorized copy. The British automaker is best known for its long running association to the James Bond movies, with the brand's iconic sports cars featured in the franchise for half a century.

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  13. Aston Martin claims Henrik Fisker's Thunderbolt is unauthorized copyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Automotive News

    Henrik Fisker, a former Aston Martin design director and co-founder of the failed maker of electronic cars that bore his name, unveiled the prototype Thunderbolt at an auto show in Florida this month. Photo credit: TWITTER LOS ANGELES -- Aston Martin said Henrik Fisker's "Thunderbolt" prototype for a $400,000 GT coupe is an unauthorized copy of its iconic sports cars featured in James Bond movies for 50 years.

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  14. Aston Martin DB9 successor makes one sexy muleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Autoblog

    It's been a dozen years since Aston Martin first introduced the DB9 to the world, and while it has undergone numerous revisions and updates over the course of its lifetime, twelve years is a long time. Fortunately the British automaker is preparing to launch a new version, and that's just what our shooters in Eiffel have spotted running around the Nrburgring.

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  15. a Aston Martin Suing Henrik Fisker Over Design InfringementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Jalopnik

    Aston Martin is taking Henrik Fisker to court over the Vanquish-based Thunderbolt concept , with Aston claiming he blatantly copied trademarked design elements in his one-off creation. In a suit filed today in California, Aston states that several elements of the Thunderbolt, from the grille to the badges to the side vents, are all protected under intellectual property law.

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  16. [VIDEO] Lamborghini Aventador SV promo releasedRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | INAUTONEWS

    ... some of the features which are available on it. We have to admit that the Italian company has been inspired by Aston Martin in the creation of this video as similarities can be seen to the one in which the Vanquish is starring. The Lamborghini ...

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  17. Aston Martin Racing Expecting Strongest Year YetRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Paddock Talk

    A record number of Aston Martin V12 Vantage GT3s and V8 Vantage GT4s will contest the world's top GT championships and events this year and - with podiums in Dubai 24 Hours, Bathurst 12 Hours and Sebring 12 Hours already recorded - the season has started strongly for the brand's customer teams around the world. At the British GT Championship media day today , Aston Martin Racing's Team Principal John Gaw stood in a paddock boasting seven Vantage GT3s and six Vantage GT4s and explained why he believes this year is set to be the most successful yet: 'We have grown our customer base over the last few years and we have a record number racing in 2015, but our main aim was to attract a high caliber of teams.

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  18. Royal Purple Teams Claim 2nd And 3rd In GT-D Class At SebringRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Paddock Talk

    Premium synthetic lubricant and performance chemical manufacturer, Royal Purple , is proud to recognize two of its sponsored teams, TRG Aston Martin Racing and Scuderia Corsa, for their hard fought second and third place finishes in the highly competitive GT-Daytona class at the 2015 12 Hours of Sebring. After half a day of driving, covering more than 1,100 miles, it was a mechanical failure from one of the leading GT-D cars with 12 minutes left in the race that forced a sprint to the checkered flag and helped bring home the dual podium finishes for the two Royal Purple supported teams.

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  19. Top Gear: Who will replace Clarkson?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Newsday

    ... Jeremy Clarkson as a friend, meaning he may put in a good word for her with Top Gear's producers. "I was in an Aston Martin DBS convertible. She was in a Ferrari California and we had most of Silverstone to play with. By rights, I should have kicked ...

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  20. Motorbase To Run Jackson And Dryburgh In Third Aston Martin VantageRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Paddock Talk

    Motorbase Performance will field a third Aston Martin V12 Vantage GT3 for the opening round of the 2015 Avon Tyres British GT at Oulton Park on April 4-6. The Aston Martin will be piloted by Motorbase stalwart and 2014 British Touring Car Championship Independent Runner-up Mat Jackson who makes his British GT debut alongside experienced GT racer Phil Dryburgh.

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