The luxury sports car manufacturer Aston Martin is truly an iconic English sports car brand; it is British through and through and has evolved from its historical racing past over the years. Today, the popularity of Aston Martin and its beautiful sports cars is going from strength to strength around the world, especially with its growing sales in India, South America and the Far East.
The Newport Pagnell based sports car manufacturer has received a raft of awards and accolades over the last few years. Some of the more recent ones have gone to their luxury 4-door Rapide, which was voted as the winner of ‘Best Cars 2012’ in a public poll by the magazine Auto Illustrierte in Switzerland and its readership. The Aston Martin Rapide four door sports saloon emerged as the winner over a strong field of luxury car competitors and was the clear winner by receiving more votes than any of the winners of other classes.
Also in the news for Aston Martin was the announcement of plans to produce a limited edition run of some very special cars heading for China.
The special edition model will be named the ‘Dragon88’ and is being launched to celebrate the Chinese New Year: 2012 is the Year of the Dragon.
The special edition ‘Dragon88’ is expected to be available in the Virage, V8 Vantage and DBS models. The name Dragon88 is in signification of the year of the Dragon and the cars will be solely limited to the production number of just 88. In China, the number 8 is viewed as lucky.
So, to find out more about the different Aston Martin models currently available, just call into your Aston Martin dealership in Surrey. Alternatively, you might be considering a classic car dealers in Surrey to purchase a classic Aston Martin for a timeless piece of motoring history.