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