Martin. Aston Martin. In many eyes, this famous British marque is synonymous with another well-known Brit - Bond. James Bond.
That special agent's particular Aston Martin models were fitted with a number of sophisticated technologies that are, so far, unavailable to general consumers. However, spend some time perusing one of the dealers' showrooms and you'll be thinking more about keys and open roads than hidden rockets and defibrillators. Neither of the latter is found among the standard equipment packed into any one of the luxury brand's most recent offerings. These include the Aston Martin DBS and DBS Volante (convertible), the Aston Martin DB9, the Aston Martin V8 Vantage and V12 Vantage, and the all-new Aston Martin Rapide four-door coupe.