Aston Martin’s Birthday Celebrations In Pictures

aston martin kensington garden

The British luxury car manufacturer marks its centenary in inimitable style and with the biggest gathering  of Aston Martins in history — some 550 vehicles past, present and future with a  combined value of some £1 billion (US$1.5 billion).

Kensington Gardens Aston Martin

Kensington Gardens

As befits a car company associated with British (fictional) secret service  agents, aristocracy and nobility, Aston Martin chose the sumptuous surroundings  of London’s Kensington Gardens for the week-long UK leg of its global centenary  celebrations.

550 Aston Martins

550 Aston Martins

In total a record-breaking 550 Aston Martins were on display with a total  insurance value of over £1 billion.

The Bond factor

The Bond factor

The event attracted over 50,000 visitors and featured a number of individual  themed exhibitions and features, including a heavy focus on the brand’s  association with James Bond.

Aston Martin A3

The A3

Every significant Aston Martin road car ever produced was represented from  ‘A3′, the oldest surviving car…

Vanquish Volante Kensington Gardens

Vanquish Volante

CC100 Kensington Gardens

CC100

The CC100 Speedster Concept, which made its debut at this May’s  24 Hours of Nürburgring race was also on show alongside a number of Aston  Martin’s most historic race cars.

DB9 Spyder Zagato Centennial

The DB9 Spyder Zagato Centennial and the DBS Coupe  Zagato Centennial

One huge surprise was the inclusion of two special Zagato-designed cars – the DB9 Spyder Zagato Centennial and  the DBS Coupe Zagato Centennial, which until this event had only appeared as  artist’s renderings and rumors.

Kensington Gardens AstonMartin

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