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Aston Martin

Aston MartinAston Martin Made famous by James Bond, Aston Martin cars are the epitome of luxury, performance, and British style. The origins of this storied sports car company go back nearly 100 years to Buckinghamshire, England.

In beginning of the 20th century, early car enthusiasts raced each other three-quarters of a mile up a hill. It may not seem impressive today, but back then getting a car quickly up 80 meters was quite a feat. The hill was called Aston Hill and when Lionel Martin and Robert Bamford won with the car they built themselves, the name Aston Martin for their fledgling car business was born.