Ten fun facts about Aston Martin
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Aston Martin was founded by Lionel Martin and Robert Bamford in the year 1913. The company headquarters are situated in Gaydon, Warwickshie.
The Ford Motor Company owned Aston Martin between the years 1994 and 2007, Ford has retained some share in the company even today.
The Prince of Wales awarded a Royal Warrant of Appointment to Aston Martin in the year 1982 and the company is in possession of the same even today.
Aston Martin has been James Bond’s vehicle of choice in the movies Goldfinger and Thunderball, specifically the Aston Martin DB5.Fact 5
Investindustrial, a private equity fund from Italy bought 37.5% shares from the company in the year 2012 after much speculation in the international market.Fact 6
Aston Martin’s first post-war whole race car was the Aston Martin DB3, used between the years 1950 and 1953.Fact 7
The Aston Martin One-77 is the one of the fastest cars under this brand with a top speed reaching a magnificent 220.007 MPH.Fact 8
Aston Martin initially created many world records while producing cars for the French Grand Prix during the inter war years.Fact 9
The name for the company came from one of the founders Lionel Martin who used to race at Aston Hill.Fact 10
The first Aston Martin car was produced in the year 1915 but production halted because of the outbreak of the First World War. Click here for more car facts ❯
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