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Aston Martin Remains Committed to Providing the Lagonda Brand
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Aston Martin Remains Committed to Providing the Lagonda Brand

Oct 15 2013, 12:30pm CDT | by

Lagonda may make a comeback yet

Aston Martin has reportedly remains committed to reviving the Lagonda brand to create a broader range of vehicles beyond its own sports cars. Aston showed an SUV concept that carried the Lagonda...

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Aston Martin Remains Committed to Providing the Lagonda Brand

Oct 15 2013, 12:30pm CDT | by

Lagonda may make a comeback yet

Aston Martin has reportedly remains committed to reviving the Lagonda brand to create a broader range of vehicles beyond its own sports cars. Aston showed an SUV concept that carried the Lagonda name second 2009 at the Geneva Motor Show.

The SUV was based on the Mercedes GL. Aston Martin is now reportedly looking into ways to put the SUV into production with plans that might include a conventional large limousine and a small or midsize sedan.

“I am confident in the future we will see a Lagonda on the road,” Aston Martin boss, Dr Ulrich Bez, told Drive during the launch of the Vanquish Volante in Palm Springs this week.

“I cannot say [it will be] in three weeks or three years, but I am confident it will be there.”

The news comes an increased demand for luxury SUVs another luxury automotive manufacturers are considering new vehicles. The concept car from 2009 was a Mercedes but it used Aston Martins V12 engine. Aston Martin says that it's bonded aluminum architecture could accommodate a large SUV.

 
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Ford Planning Le Mans Comeback

Jul 17 2014 8:00am CDT | Source: Top Speed

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Ford Motor Company is reportedly pondering a factory GT program that will see the Detroit-based manufacturer return to the famed 24 Hours of Le Mans race after a very long absence. The comeback is scheduled for 2016, SportsCar365 reports citing industry sources, when Ford is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its first overall win at the Circuit de la Sarthe.Ford, who is currently providing EcoBoost engines to a prototype program with Riley Technologies in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championshi ...
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Aston Martin DP-100 is the latest Vision Gran Turismo car

Jul 9 2014 5:07am CDT | Source: Recombu

Another Vision Gran Turismo virtual car to put through its paces in digital fashion. Aston Martin is giving the video game concept car a bash. The As ...
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2015 Aston Martin Vantage GT To Race In Nürburgring 24 Hours

Jun 3 2014 1:00pm CDT | Source: Motor Authority

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Aston Martin’s recently revealed 2015 Vantage GT, or Vantage N430 if you’re outside the U.S., will run in this year’s Nürburgring 24 Hours endurance race. Two examples will be entered, one of them in the SP8 class and another in the SP10 class. The cars will race in close-to-production specification, ...
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