Aston Martin has released the first official dynamic footage of the new Vanquish. The video below was just posted on their Facebook page and Twitter feed. Turn up the volume, then press Play:
You can make anything you can imagine with LEGO. Including Aston Martins! On the MOCpages you get an overview of all creations LEGO and the miniatures are surely not limited by imagination. You just need to have lots of building blocks and spare time on your hands. And know your Astons of course to build it to perfection.
Four weeks ago, we already posted some behind the screen pics of this video being shot. And today, we can show you the result. The Stig driving the new Vanquish, promoting this year’s Top Gear Live show, the greatest live motoring event… in the world…
If you own an Aston, you are probably familiar with the quarterly Aston Martin Magazine. If you don’t, this is your chance. Because this lifestyle magazine is now available as an iPad app. And it’s free too. Get it in the iTunes store here or just open the App Store on your iPad and search for “aston martin magazine”. The app is a library app which holds all your AM Magazine issues. After installing the app, you can immediately download the first digital issue (#18), also for free.
The V12 Vantage Vantage Roadster has already made an appearance a couple of times, for select audiences, at several venues of the Power Beauty Soul tour. But this week is the first time it is shown on a public motor show, the Salon Prive in London. The above picture was posted on the Salon Prive page on Facebook, captioned “The amazing new Aston Martin V12 Vantage Volante”. Ouch…
We already saw this coming from a mile away, but this week, CarsUK.net came with the “official” news that the Virage will be discontinued. Without mentioning any source for the news, they report that “Aston Martin has decided that there are just too few buyers who feel the Virage is enough of a step up from the DB9 to warrant the extra cost.”
This is Raphael Schaad, a software engineer who works on the popular Flipboard app for iPhone and iPad. And he’s got a deal for you: If you can offer his dad a ride in your Aston Martin, he will offer you one day of iOS coding, prototyping or advising. According to his post on Google+, he and his dad used to watch James Bond movies together and his dad always admired the Aston Martin. So Raphael decided that one day he would buy his dad an Aston Martin. However, he does not have that kind of money yet, so he came up with the idea of trading his iOS skills to get his dad a ride in his favorite car.