In a race between the Indian utility vehicle maker, Mahindra and Mahindra and Italian private equity firm Investindustrial to grab a stake in Aston Martin, the clear winner is the Italian firm. Earlier it was being speculated that Mahindra is considering to buy the Aston Martin brand. Finally, Investindustrial has bought up 37.5% stake of the British iconic sports car maker which has become very famous after relentlessly being used in James Bond 007 movies. Investindustrial has bought the 37.5% stake at a cost of €190 million (Rs 1,334 crore). Investindustrial is owned by Kuwaiti based Investment Dar. Although featured [Read more...]
Aston Martin, a brand famously known all over the world for being featured in a slew of James Bond 007 movies and making some gorgeous cars like the DBS and the Vantage has been through troubled times. Previously it was a Ford group of company under PAG (Premier Automotive Group) but later when Ford was close to bankruptcy, it decided to sell the brand. The Kuwaiti company, Investment Dar Co. took up the controlling stake in the firm and the brand continued to run. Recently, it has come to news that the Kuwaiti based company is planning to sell its [Read more...]
Aston Martin is an iconic British luxury performance car manufacturer that needs literally no introduction. The brand has been delivering top notch products for a couple of decades now and year after year it brings something new and interesting for its fans. This year in June the manufacturer launched the latest super sports car AM 310 Vanquish in Italy and yesterday it launched the same in Mumbai. Expanding its portfolio at the higher end the company has priced the car at Rs. 3.85 core ex-showroom Mumbai. Now the Indian portfolio comprises of the Vantage, the Rapide, the DB9 and the [Read more...]
Aston Martin was founded back in 1913. This British luxury automaker makes some very highly crafted and heart throbbing automobiles. Now back in 2009 Aston Martin showcased its concept SUV named the Lagonda, but as most of the other concept it never came into production but now looking at the market conditions Aston Martin has decided to develop and built the Lagonda. SUV (sports utility vehicle) these days are talk of the town and are gaining massive market share in almost every part of the globe. The muscular looks, off road capabilities and ample space are some bits which attract [Read more...]
Indian Motorsports fraternity has been hit by a pleasant surprise. FIA GT1 World Championship, a renowned, sports car racing series, has chosen the Buddha International Circuit to host the final round of 2012 GT1 World Championship. Developed by SRO Group and regulated by Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile(FIA), the series started in 2010 and features grand tourer race cars which are based on the production models of many known cars. Global majors like Aston Martin, Ford, Lamborghini, Maserati, Nissan and Chevrolet (General Motors) participate in this series with their amazingly tweaked cars and this year even Mercedes-Benz and Ferrari are expected [Read more...]
Aston Martin is the luxury car brand which is features in many James Bond movies like Casino Royale etc.. These cars have a strong muscular engine, amazing luxury and premium features. Aston Martin launched it cars in India officially on 15 April 2011. The cars have been priced between Rs. 1.55 Crores to Rs. 20 Crores Ex-showroom Mumbai.
Ever since Land Rover and Jaguar stepped into India, major global automakers whether German, Italian, British or French have shown interest in introducing their quality products in our market. Considering the British stable we should not forget one of the most technically advanced brands, Aston Martin which finally has sensed the potential of the Indian Automobile market. Wasting no time, now the brand has made immediate plans of driving into India and the same is scheduled for the coming 15th April. Honestly speaking we have seen some Aston Martins parked beside the official showroom of Rolls Royce at Shangri La [Read more...]
Aston Martin makes top notch sporty and luxurious cars of this world and no wonder most of the James Bond movies feature their cars. This luxurious British brand has plans to enter Indian auto market for quite some time now. The days are not far when you will be able to walk in to the showroom and buy an Aston Martin for yourself, although that may leave you with a much lighter pocket, but for enthusiasts who are ready to pay for it, its like a dream come true.