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Recall Alert: 2014 Aston Martin DB9, Rapide S


Vehicles Affected: Nearly 450 model-year 2014 Aston Martin DB9 and Rapide S high-performance luxury sports cars manufactured between June 2013 and July 2014 The Problem: Due to a faulty circuit board, the transmissions in the affected vehicles may inadvertently shift

Recall Alert: 2014 Aston Martin DB9, Rapide S

By Matt Schmitz  on August 29, 2014

Vehicles Affected: Nearly 450 model-year 2014 Aston Martin DB9 and Rapide S high-performance luxury sports cars manufactured between June 2013 and July 2014 The Problem: Due to a faulty circuit board, the transmissions in the affected vehicles may inadvertently shift

Recall Alert: 2008-14 Aston Martin Vehicles

By Jennifer Geiger  on February 4, 2014

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 5,001 versions of Aston Martin vehicles, including the 2008-2014 DB9 and V8 Vantage, 2009-2012 DBS, 2010-2012 Rapide, 2014 Rapide S, 2011-2012 V12 Vantage, 2011-2014 V8 Vantage S and 2012 Virage vehicles. The Problem: The National Highway Traffic

2013 Aston Martin Vanquish: First Look

By Colin Bird  on June 20, 2012

Competes with: Ferrari 458 Italia, Ferrari FF, Lamborghini Aventador, Audi R8   Looks like: Only a trained Aston Martin enthusiast can tell it apart from the others  Drivetrain: 565-hp, 6.0-liter V-12 and six-speed automatic transmission   Hits dealerships: Early 2013

Daily News Briefs: June 11, 2012

By Colin Bird  on June 11, 2012

Honda says that shipping vehicles from Japan to the United States is not profitable, and the automaker will limit the amount of vehicles it sends to the country, according to Automotive News. Honda produces most of its popular vehicles in

2012 Aston Martin Virage at 2011 Geneva Motor Show

By Mike Hanley  on February 24, 2011

Competes with: Ferrari 458 Italia, Lamborghini Gallardo, Bentley Continental Supersports  Looks like: Every other Aston Martin  Drivetrain: 490-hp, 6.0-liter V-12 with six-speed automatic transmission; rear-wheel drive  Hits dealerships: May 2011  The Virage is a new V-12-powered sports car that's offered

Recall Alert: 2007-08 Aston Martin DB9, DBS, V8 Vantage

By Colin Bird  on October 7, 2010

Aston Martin is recalling 1,090 2007-08 Aston Martin DB9, DBS and V8 Vantage over a potentially dangerous steering defect, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Some front bottom suspension arm cam bolts received an incorrect amount of heat

Figure Skater Goes Bond in Aston Martin DBS

By Stephen Markley  on February 24, 2010

After winning gold at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, figure skater Evan Lysacek plans to reward himself by buying an Aston Martin DBS, which starts at $269,000. Lysacek, who took the gold medal by unseating former Russian champ Evgeni

2010 Aston Martin DBS Volante: Through Ian's Lens

By Ian Merritt  on November 9, 2009

The first name most people associate with Aston Martin is that of a famous secret agent who drives these cars in hard-to-reach locations. What the public always forgets is this man inevitably destroys the Aston Martins only after voiding the

Cars.com Podcast: Sports Car Edition

By David Thomas  on November 6, 2009

It seems iTunes ate our latest podcast, which is why we couldn’t bring it to you earlier. Sure, we could have just posted it via the player below, but we held out hope that it’d also be available in iTunes

Cars.com Reviews the 2010 Aston Martin DBS

By Stephen Markley  on November 6, 2009

Some guys have all the luck. Just ask Cars.com reviewer Joe Wiesenfelder, who had the enviable job of reviewing the 2010 Aston Martin DBS — a vehicle that costs just a hair under $300k. What did he take away from