Aston Martin, by Loveys, Richard
- ISBN: 9780747815051 | 0747815054
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 4/21/2015
Aston Martin is a chronological account of the company's foundation in 1913 through to the cenetenary celebrations -covering the the owners, financiers, and those that ran the company -and most importantly the cars.
Richard Loveys details the extensive competition history including their finest win at the 1959 Le Mans 24 hour race and includes details on Aston Martin's most famous drivers. Loveys also looks at Aston Martins in popular culture, most famously driven by James Bond and the use of these cars in 007 films.
Finally, Loveys looks at the culture of the Aston Martin with the Aston Martin Owners Club which actively runs events and encourages people to use their cars on the road or to race them and the Aston Martin Heritage Trust, which holds the official archive for the company, has an excellent museum and encourages people to learn about the marque.