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    Scoop: Louis Vuitton buys Aston Martin

    All the bids are in and the winning bidder has been revealed: Aston Martin is being bought by LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA, the French luxury goods consortium that produces upper-crust products ranging from leather trunks and wallets to champagne and cognac...and now exotic luxury sports ...

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    Drag-racing legend Dick Landy passes on to the big strip in the sky

    Dick Landy, the man synonymous with Dodge's wildly-successful factory drag racing program in the 1960s and '70s, has died from kidney failure. He was 69 years old.Landy made a name for himself and his factory sponsor by combining the legendary Hemi with an altered wheelbase to create the first ...

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    Could Aston Martin join Prodrive in F1?

    Aston Martin in F1? Not likely, but that won't stop some from speculating. And being the diligent reporters we are, we'll search high and low (and in foreign languages) to bring to you the latest in motor news. The speculation comes out of the arrival of David Richard's Prodrive outfit re-entering ...

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    New VW chief to create PAG-like group for luxury marques

    The latest news in the regime change at Volkswagen is that incoming group chief Prof. Martin Winterkorn is planning some big changes in management structure across the entire corporate spectrum. Although several don't operate in the US market, Volkswagen AG has grown to GM-like proportions in the ...

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    SPY SHOTS: Aston Martin DBS...or is that the DBRS9?

    Sure, photos of Aston Martin's newest model, the DBS, have already been released in film spec. Sure, it was already shown to a group of VIPs alongside the V8 Roadster. But Car magazine claims to have photos of the first one to be caught in public. The DBS is making its first official public premier ...

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    Aston Martin previews DBS and V8 Roadster for VIPs

    Ahead of their official unveilings, Aston Martin North America gave sneak-peeks at two upcoming models during a special event for 300 clients and dealers. The two models were the V8 Vantage Roadster and the DBS, and fortunately there were a handful of press invited to the event as well. Neither ...

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    DAMD again: Japanese tuner gives G35 the Aston treatment

    Imitation, they say, is the sincerest form of flattery. So then the Japanese must really love Aston Martins, because from Japanese tuning house DAMD (the same people who brought you this custom Mitsu Outlander) comes yet another Aston Martin look-alike. Like the 350Z roadster we brought you a ...

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    Spy Shots: Aston-Martin V8 Volanté

    Aston Martin is expected to take the wraps of its newest convertible model at the LA Motor Show in November, but spy photographers are managing to snap a few early. These images show what appears to be a production-ready model without body-cladding or camouflage of any sort. Comparing the car in ...

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    Autoblog hits the dragstrip, Part I: A first-timer's guide to drag racing

    For gearheads, there's little better place to be than the local dragstrip on a cool summer evening. Indeed, for anyone with blood running through their veins, the words "Test-n-Tune Night" should indeed raise one's pulse and get Metallica's "Fuel" cued up in the ol' mental jukebox. Our ...


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