Tag archives for Aston Martin

Rumors Video Roundup: Viper Auctioned for Charity, Foust Drifts a Mustang, Leaf-blown Chevy Monza

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In this week’s roundup, Chrysler builds a one-off special edition of the 2013 SRT Viper to help benefit a charity auction, Motor Trend‘s Michael Shaffer as he drives a Gallardo with other new and classic Lamborghinis from around the world, Tanner Foust slides a Mustang GT for the camera before touring Recaro’s performance seat factory, ...

Dubai Police Force Getting Bugatti Veyron

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The Dubai Police Force is adding yet another supercar to its ranks. Weeks after adding a Lamborghini Aventador, Ferrari FF, and Chevrolet Camaro SS (among others) to its fleet, the police force is now looking to acquire a Bugatti Veyron squad car for the department. The above rendering of a Bugatti Veyron decked out in the ...

WOT Four Years Ago: Corvette ZR1 Runs the ‘Ring, Shell Opens Another Hydrogen Fueling Station

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June 27, 2008 – On this day four years ago, the then-new Corvette ZR1 beat the Nissan GT-R around the Nürburgring, an exotic-tuner boosted the Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera to LP560-4 levels, a London tailor added their unique touch to the Aston Martin V8 Vantage, and Shell opened another hydrogen refueling station is California. Check out ...

By the Numbers: Fascinating Stats from Nearly 20 Years of Neiman Marcus Cars

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Consider it the ultimate present for the fashionista and car enthusiast in your life – It’s the Neiman Marcus Christmas Book car, which is sold just once a year and in limited quantities. This year’s car was the 2013 McLaren 12C Spider and all 12 copies of the $354,000 drop-top were spoken for in less ...

More Motor Trend Video Hosts Reveal Daily Drivers, Fastest-Ever Speed Driven

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You already got acquainted with several Motor Trend hosts a couple months ago, but some weren’t available to answer some of your questions because they were out on assignment – most likely driving the latest and greatest. In this new episode of Wide Open Throttle, Jessi Lang rounds up the rest of the MT crew ...

2014 Chevrolet SS, Mazda’s Future on the Latest Wide Open Throttle

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This week on Wide Open Throttle, editor-at-large Angus MacKenzie speaks with some of the best and brightest on the Motor Trend staff about the 2014 Chevrolet SS, the future of Mazda and its Miata roadster, as well as SUVs from luxury automakers like Aston Martin, Lamborghini, and Rolls-Royce. Joined by Carlos Lago, Scott Mortara, Michael Febbo, ...

Toyota Yaris to Aston Martin Vanquish: IAC Ready to Provide Vehicle Armor for All

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You wouldn’t recognize one if it was parked right next to you, and that’s the point. International Armoring Corporation has armored more than 8000 vehicles over the last decade, and instead of screaming for attention with over-the-top armored cars like the ludicrous Dartz Prombron or cars from Conquest Vehicles, IAC prefers its vehicles keep a ...

Your Say: Top 10 Coolest New Car Names

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A unique and evocative name can transform a good car into one consumers form an emotional attachment with and later buy. But if automakers choose the wrong name, it could spell disaster for what otherwise might be a perfectly decent car. We already discussed the top 10 vehicles that should be renamed based on Motor ...

The Top 10 Most Expensive Cars on eBay. Which One Would You Buy?

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Car enthusiasts are all alike. We constantly dream of our next set of wheels, spend hours on automaker online configurators, and even waste Friday afternoons at work viewing Internet auction sites for that hard-to-find rare vehicle you’re convinced someday you’ll own. So when this list of the top 10 most expensive vehicles currently for sale ...