Interesting facts about Aston Martin

Interesting facts about Aston Martin

Aston Martin is the most known British car company. Maybe they don’t make a lot of cars, but every their model is fast and look astonishing. You may know about this car from old James Bond movies. All cars made by Aston Martin are expensive. But for that price an owner gets a unique design, beautiful sound and sports performance. If you own this car, you should know a thing or two, but if you like it, you should know much more.
•    From 1994 to 2007 the Ford Motor Company owned Aston Martin. Even today they own some part of this company.
•    The company was founded in 1913 by Robert Bamford and Lionel Martin.
•    In 1982, the Prince of Whales awarded Aston Martin with a Royal Warrant of Appointment.
•    Aston Martin DB 5 was a James Bond car in movies Thunderball and Goldfinger.
•    37.5% of shares are owned by private equity fund from Italy.
•    The Aston Martin One 77 is the fastest car of this company. It can reach 220mph.
•    While producing cars for the French Grand Prix, Aston Martin created several world records.
•    The first car was produced in 1915, but its production was delayed because of World War I.
•    The most successful model was DB7. It is also one of the best looking models ever made.
•    The DB5 from James Bond movies was sold for £5.000. In 2006, on auction, it was sold for a million pounds.
•    Aston Martin participated for the first time at the Le Mans endurance race in 1928.
•    Daniel Craig, the most recent James Bond, can drive any Aston Martin car on the track anytime he want.

 

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