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JUN 23rd 2020

Seán Ward

The nine best Aston Martin road cars ever

Aston Martin has gone bust seven times since it was founded by Robert Bamford and Lionel Martin in 1913. Some might see that as a failure, or seven failures, in fact. But what it proves is that, while it has sometimes built the wrong car at the wrong time or fallen victim to circumstance, people around the world care about the company so much that it has been saved whenever it has struggled. In that respect, despite the bumps along the way, Aston Martin has succeeded where so many small, British sportscar companies of the 20th century failed.

To come up with a list of the best Aston Martin road cars ever made, then, is a tricky task indeed, and it’s a list that will be different for every single one of us. However, like all things, it’s worth a shot. So here goes – more than a century of automotive history reduced to just a handful of machines…

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