David Brown Automotive and its retro-styled Speedback GT mark their North American debut at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering during Monterey car week.
David Brown Automotive
Episode #374 of the Autoblog podcast is here, and this week, Dan Roth, Mike Harley and Steven Ewing talk about the speculation about big-time consolidation in the automotive industry, Toyota teasing an announcement about the Camry, the David Brown Automotive Speedback, and the upcoming $8,000 Volkswagen. We start with what's in the garage and finish up with some of your questions, and for those of you who hung with us live on our UStream channel, thanks for taking the time. Check out the new run
Recognize the name David Brown? If you know your British automotive history, you should. But if you don't, maybe you'll recognize him by his initials. The letters DB have adorned some of the most iconic Aston Martins ever made, so named after the man who bought the marque in 1947 (and Lagonda the year after), transforming it into the automaker we know today.