Ned Jasper | 2017 Vanquish S – The last proper Aston Martin?

The greatest noise from Aston Martin this year has, understandably, been all about the new DB11. Does it mean time is up for the naturally aspirated V12 creations? Ned Jasper takes a look at the latest Vanquish S. Now, I don’t usually tend to comment on a car manufacturers yearly model alterations. The changes from the previous year are…

Editorial – Feeding the troll

Has our world truly become one where sensationalism, and the condoning of criminal behaviour, passes as news? Does it say more about those writing it, or those who read it? ESM’s editor discusses.I didn’t particularly want to write this article as, at some level, it plays entirely into the hands of the person responsible for its inspiration. I’m…

Geneva 2015 news and photos – Aston Martin Vulcan

At the moment, there’s a sense of ‘opening all your presents before Christmas Day’ about the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. We’ve already had the Ferrari 488 GTB, Volkswagen has shown off the new Touran, and now Aston Martin gives us the Vulcan. At this rate there’ll be no surprises left. The phrase ‘track-only supercar’ is certainly becoming a…

Geneva 2015 – Aston Martin V12 Vantage GT3

Ignore the fact the basic car first went on sale almost a decade ago Instead, look at the mental riot of a beautiful road car married to genuine race car inspired enhancements, with performance to match. It might seem a cheap shot poking fun at the age of the Aston Martin Vantage, but there’s no escaping…

Friday Photo – Q by Aston Martin at Pebble Beach

Following on from McLaren’s two Special Operations offerings for the Pebble Beach Automotive Week , Aston Martin has gone further by planning to show off four bespoke cars in California. Like we said earlier in the week, if you’re a British manufacturer custom is seemingly the way to go at the minute. Commissioned with the help of the…