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Roger Moore's Bond would raise an enraged eyebrow, Daniel Craig's would break someone's windpipe, George Lazenby's would blub like a baby. Yet more foreigners are riding roughshod over Aston Martin.

'I am paying the price for having worked abroad'

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profile; Behind the wheel of a dream

Aston Martin's new boss is being paid to turn a car he loves into a winner in the US. And he has the industry mileage to pull it off, Paul Farrelly reports

Blood on the floor at the Stock Exchange: how boardroom coup led to the sack of a reformer

John Willcock traces the conflict that opened a rift in one of the City's great institutions

Ford to re-introduce Aston Martin in America

RUSSELL HOTTEN

The car's the star - by Royal Appointment

JOHN McKIE

But where's the Aston Martin?

the critics

Future set fair at David Brown for

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Here's one they made earlier

Why make cars entirely by hand when machines can now do the job much better, asks Jonathan Glancey

The Aston Martin story

If you can't afford the car, you may just be able to afford the definitive history of the marque. Roger Bell meets the publisher

Aston Martin renews its licence to thrill

The most affordable, desirable and beautiful Aston Martin for decades goes on sale next month. The DB7's classically sculptured lines echo the DB models of the Fifties and Sixties - featured in a number of James Bond movies - when Aston was the most charismatic name in the car industry.

A sound buy

Aston Martin has revealed that the star of last year's Genoa Motor Show, the DB7, will cost pounds 78,500 when it goes on sale during September. The only option available to lucky owners will be a CD player, which adds pounds 823 to the cost.

Aston Martin production to increase fivefold: Big expansion of workforce and dealerships planned as luxury sports car manufacturer targets new markets overseas

ASTON Martin Lagonda, the luxury sports car firm owned by Ford, is to increase production fivefold as part of an ambitious worldwide expansion plan that will see it making more cars than at any time in its 80-year history.

Aston Martin reborn as good as new: What determines whether a rebuilt vehicle can still be described as original? Stephen Ward examines the case of a rare car being auctioned tomorrow

THE CENTREPIECE of an auction tomorrow will demonstrate how little of a car needs to be original and yet remain officially genuine.
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