Happy 100th Birthday Aston Martin!
Yes, the iconic British firm celebrates its centenary today. And here’s a TG.com tribute
Posted: 15 Jan 2013
Top Gear drives the One-77
"Up close, the One-77 is blatantly exotic, but strangely familiar, the Aston Martin meme threaded through something bigger and more aggressive than we're used to, though strip the badges off, and you'd still be in no doubt as to its lineage. The bonnet is very long, the stance cab-rearward, the shoulders broad and powerful. At a hair's breadth under two metres, excluding those sticky-out mirrors, it's ever so slightly wider than a Bugatti Veyron, but carries its visual bulk more gracefully. The Bug has a stolid, engineered look to it, while the Aston, with its flared nostrils, wasp waist and bunched rear wheelarches looks bred. More organic."
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