The official book devoted to Aston Martin on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.Continua a leggere
Across the last century,1913–2013, British automotive legend Aston Martin has come to represent many achievements: sporting prowess, technical innovation, striking design, fine craftsmanship, and superior performance. This volume, with over 200 stunning colour images, brilliantly evokes Aston Martin's unique combination of tradition and state of the art technology.
On January 15, 1913, Lionel Martin and Robert Bamford founded a new automotive venture called Bamford & Martin. Renamed Aston Martin in 1914, it began its extraordinary journey to becoming an iconic world brand, synonymous with luxury and elegance. Since this legendary company moved its headquarters to Gaydon, Warwickshire, in 2003, it has produced more than 45,000 cars, to huge critical and commercial acclaim. Aston Martin's quintessentially British style once again played a key role in one of 2012’s most hotly anticipated films, with its inimitable DB5 stealing the limelight in the James Bond blockbuster, Skyfall.
Sir Stirling Moss is considered one of the greatest all-round racing drivers in the history of motorsport. Racing from 1948 to 1962, he won 212 of the 529 races he entered, including 16 Formula One Grands Prix. Simon de Burton is a journalist and author of the ‘New Motorcycle Year Book’ series. Nick Trott is a journalist and editor of Evo Magazine. Jonathan Bell writes about design, architecture, and technology. Rosa Maria Falvo is a writer, editor, and curator of contemporary art. Josh Sims is a lifestyle journalist and editor.