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Cosworth keen on Aston Martin F1 engine partnership

Added: 18.01.2018 12:24 | 0 views | 0 comments

Aston is keeping a close eye on developments with F1's 2021 engine rules, and is keen on re-entering grand prix racing as an engine supplier should the new rules substantially reduce costs.Red Bull says it would be open to running an engine supplied by its new title sponsor in future, and Aston says it has entered discussions with potential partners about developing an engine to the ...

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With pricey electric car, Fisker eyes comeback

Added: 10.01.2018 13:04 | 1 views | 0 comments

Henrik Fisker unveiled his $129,000 electric luxury car Tuesday, in a rebooted effort by the renowned auto designer to take on Tesla and other luxury automakers. The Fisker EMotion, which made its debut at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, is part of a comeback effort for Henrik Fisker, a former BMW and Aston Martin designer whose first venture was halted in 2013 after selling only a few thousand vehicles. This time, the company Fisker Inc. is pulling out all the stops for the vehicle, designed with butterfly doors and a sleek sportscar look, semi-autonomous driving, and a range of some 400 miles (650 kilometers) on a single charge.

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Aston Martin DB4 model built after 55-year gap

Added: 05.01.2018 1:01 | 1 views | 0 comments

The company has started production of 25 of the classic cars, which have been sold in advance for £1.5m each.


Aston Martin attracting interest from several F1 teams

Added: 02.01.2018 9:17 | 2 views | 0 comments

The British car maker, which will become Red Bull’s title sponsor in 2018, is keen on F1’s next engine rules cycle providing the production and development costs are controlled. Aston Martin president and CEO Andy Palmer said he was “encouraged” by the direction of the 2021 engine plans, which were presented by F1 bosses in October.Work on the concept has already begun, following the ...

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Thiim, Martin join Aston Martin team in Blancpain Endurance

Added: 27.12.2017 13:01 | 5 views | 0 comments

Martin will return to the category after being a full-timer with Marc VDS between 2011 and 2013, when he won five out of the 14 races he entered.The Belgian then became a BMW factory driver in DTM, but continued to enter one or two races in Blancpain Endurance each year.He will be joined by Thiim, who has been an Aston Martin driver in WEC since 2013, and became the winner of the ...

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Thiim, Sorensen to race in British GT in 2018

Added: 27.12.2017 10:33 | 3 views | 0 comments

The Danish Aston Martin drivers, who won the WEC GT drivers' crown together in 2016, will join Tom Ferrier's team to share with amateur drivers Derek Johnston and Mark Farmer.Sorensen, 27, will share with Johnston in the 2016 championship-winning car, while Thiim, 28, will partner Farmer in the sister chassis.The deal means Thiim and Sorensen will both make their British GT debuts in ...

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Aston Martin to recall over 5,000 vehicles in U.S.: safety agency

Added: 26.12.2017 14:04 | 3 views | 0 comments

The recalls are expected to begin on Feb. 1, 2018, and come as the owners of the carmaker made famous by fictional spy James Bond prepare for a stock market listing or sale of the company. The documents on the NHTSA website say Aston Martin is recalling 3,493 DB9, DBS, Rapide, Virage and Vanquish models that were made between 2009 and 2016 due to problems that can cause the transmission park pawl to not engage, which could make the vehicle roll and increase the risk of a crash.

Aston Martin to recall over 5,000 vehicles in U.S.: safety agency

Added: 25.12.2017 20:02 | 4 views | 0 comments

British sportscar maker Aston Martin is recalling around 5,500 vehicles in the United States due to problems with powertrains and battery cables, according to documents posted on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) website.


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