Aston Martin, the British manufacturer of Luxury sports cars is known for producing some of the best cars with unique designs and world class engineering (Part of the reason why it’s 007’s can’t-do-without). With over 140 locations around the world, the expanding Aston Martin dealer network offers a best quality of service and expertise for the purchase of both new as well as pre-owned models. Lets learn some facts that led to evolution of this brand.
On 15th January 1913 founders Robert Bamford and Lionel Martin created Bamford and Martin limited and started their work in a workshop on Henniker Mews in London.
In 1914 the name Aston Martin was adopted. This decision was inspired by Lionel’s success at the Aston Hill Climb in Buckinghamshire.
Within a year, the first ever ASTON MARTIN was built and was registered with the name.
ASTON MARTIN participated in the 1922 French Grand Prix and took a historic step in overseas competition with two cars completing the race.
They built almost around 140 cars in 1937. ASTON MARTIN DB5 was chosen to be James Bond’s car of choice in classic film Goldfinger in 1964. Rest is the history.
ASTON MARTIN continued to participate in Grand prix across the world and making a name for themselves.
In 1998 company was presented with the Queen’s award for export as well as recognising the contribution of the firm to the UK economy.
Even with many a new wheels riding into the automobile market, the brand will always be a standalone.