Evolution Of An Icon

Aston Martin didn't become the marque we know and love  overnight, here's its story.

AN ICON IS BORN
AN ICON IS BORN

FOUNDED IN 1913 BY ROBERT BAMFORD AND LIONEL MARTIN AS 'BAMFORD & MARTIN LTD', THE COMPANY HAS DEVELOPED INTO AN ICONIC BRAND SYNONYMOUS WITH HIGH PERFORMANCE AND ELEGANCE. 1914 SAW THE BIRTH OF THE NAME ‘ASTON MARTIN’ FOLLOWING MARTIN'S SUCCESSFUL RUN AT THE ASTON HILL CLIMB IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, ENGLAND. WITHIN A YEAR THE FIRST ASTON MARTIN HAD BEEN BUILT AND REGISTERED WITH THE NAME AND BY 1920 THE BUSINESS HAD RELOCATED TO KENSINGTON

RACING DEBUT
RACING DEBUT

COMPETING IN THE 1922 FRENCH GRAND PRIX SAW ASTON MARTIN TAKE ITS FIRST HISTORIC STEPS IN OVERSEAS COMPETITION WITH TWO CARS COMPLETING THE RACE.

LOOKING FORWARD
LOOKING FORWARD

WITH 9 PRODUCT LAUNCHES IN THE NEXT DECADE ASTON MARTIN LOOKS TO THE FUTURE AND SOME OF THE FANTASTIC VEHICLES DESTINED TO BE PRODUCED.

AN ICON IS BORN
AN ICON IS BORN

FOUNDED IN 1913 BY ROBERT BAMFORD AND LIONEL MARTIN AS 'BAMFORD & MARTIN LTD', THE COMPANY HAS DEVELOPED INTO AN ICONIC BRAND SYNONYMOUS WITH HIGH PERFORMANCE AND ELEGANCE. 1914 SAW THE BIRTH OF THE NAME ‘ASTON MARTIN’ FOLLOWING MARTIN'S SUCCESSFUL RUN AT THE ASTON HILL CLIMB IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, ENGLAND. WITHIN A YEAR THE FIRST ASTON MARTIN HAD BEEN BUILT AND REGISTERED WITH THE NAME AND BY 1920 THE BUSINESS HAD RELOCATED TO KENSINGTON

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