According to Aston Martin's top brass, the British marque will be producing something particularly special for the brand's 100th birthday.
We can't blame them, considering all of the turmoil the iconic GT-builder has survived it deserves a helluva party gift.
Auto Express chatted with Aston's CEO, Dr. Ulrich Bez, who said that this new vehicle will not be a DB product with a silly badge or updated trimmings, nor will it be a extreme, limited edition like the One-77.
Bez said "This will be a mainstream Aston."
To be straightforward, WTF does that mean?
The latest spy photos of Astons of late suggest that a DB-something grand tourer with a beefier and improved look is on the way; however, given Bez's recent suggestions, perhaps that's actually what we're seeing.
Aston Martin is building a ‘remarkable’ new car to mark its 100th birthday in 2013. Head of design Marek Reichmann is putting the final touches to the Centenary model, which will be unveiled this summer.
In an exclusive interview, CEO Dr Ulrich Bez told us: “This will be an entirely new model. We have to do something remarkable to mark our centenary. It won’t be a DB9 with a Centenary Edition badge and it won’t be a limited edition like the One-77 supercar. This will be a mainstream Aston...