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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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Infiniti Q80 Concept, Aston Lagonda Photos, 2014 Paris Auto Show: Today’s Car News

Oct 1 2014 10:45am CDT | Source: Motor Authority

The 2014 Paris Auto Show is gearing up for two days of concepts and production cars, and so far, the early samples have proved tantalizing. Among the news: the Infiniti Q80 Inspiration Concept, a 550-hp hybrid that aims to put Infiniti at the front of the luxury flagship class; the Aston Mar ...
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Aston Martin Vanquish Carbon Edition

Sep 12 2014 9:00am CDT | Source: Top Speed

If there was ever any doubt why James Bond loves Aston Martins so much, these Vanquish Carbon Edition models will quell all of those misgivings. The British automaker finally pulled the covers off of its latest special edition creation only days after it dropped a teaser promoting its arrival. While I do think that Aston Martin needs to time its teasers better, I’m not complaining about what came out of ...
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Possible Aston Martin Vanquish Carbon Edition teased [video]

Sep 8 2014 8:00am CDT | Source: World Car Fans

Aston Martin has released a teaser video for a special Vanquish set to be unveiled on Wedn ...
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4 weeks ago

Andy Palmer leaves Renault-Nissan to serve as CEO of Aston Martin

Sep 2 2014 4:47am CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Hirings/Firings/Layoffs, Aston Martin, Infiniti, Nissan, Renault Aston Martin has been without a helmsman since Ulrich Bez stepped down from the chief executive office at the end of last year, stepping back to serve as non-executive chairman in a semi-retired ambassadorial capacity. The British automaker, now on the cusp of a new era, has been running without a CEO since, but has now named Bez's replacement in Andy Palmer. If you don't recognize the name, ...
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5 weeks ago

Aston Martin Rapide

Aug 26 2014 11:42am CDT | Source: The Car Connection

The Aston Martin Rapide is a large, luxurious, high-performance sedan that seats up to four passengers. Stunning and instantly recognizable, the Rapide competes with high-performance and style-driven sedans like the Porsche Panamera and the Maserati Quattroporte. Few changes have come to the Rapid ...
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7 weeks ago

Aston Martin Vanquish by Q

Aug 8 2014 6:00am CDT | Source: Top Speed

Earlier in August 2014, we learned about the updates prepared by Aston Martin for the 2015 Vanquish, and now the powerful grand tourer is set to receive the love it deserves from the company’s customization program, Q by Aston Martin. As if the numerous exterior and interior options available for the Vanquish weren’t enough, the Q by Aston Martin division jumped in with a brand-new program for the coupe, enhancing its appeal to a level eve ...
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7 weeks ago

2014 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Preview

Aug 7 2014 9:00am CDT | Source: Top Speed

With the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance just around the corner, time has come to have a look at what this year’s edition of the world-renowned event has to offer. The charitable event has drawn huge interest ever since it was established in 1950, and the 2014 edition will be no exception. Automakers like McLaren, Jaguar Land Rover, BMW and Aston Martin have already confirmed their presence with outstanding, brand-new vehicles, but each and every important manufacturer will hit Californ ...
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8 weeks ago

Car Review: 2015 Aston Martin Vantage GT

Aug 5 2014 10:53am CDT | Source: Driving Canada

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Angeles Crest Highway. Aston Martin Vantage. Tight hairpins. Precise steering. Incredible grip. A little whimpering from protesting Bridgestones; even more whimpering from the passenger seat. 4.7-litre, double overhead cam V8 screaming above it all. In other words, business as usual in Aston Martin land. Or maybe not. This is the new-for 2015 GT and, along with the Vantage’s traditional sultry shape and 430 horsepower, it comes with somethi ...
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