Aston Martin sets out stall for new generation of cars

The launch of a new model by this luxury sports car maker is always exciting, but that of the DB12 is perhaps more significant than it first appears

The new Aston Martin DB12 at first seems to be a mild update of its predecessor

Aston Martin, the British luxury sports car manufacturer, is no stranger to change. Regardless of how many owners the business has had in its 110 years or how close to the brink its finances have been at times, it always manages to keep the new car product pipeline open.

Today the company is flourishing under the stewardship of Lawrence Stroll, a Canadian billionaire with a passion for business and all things automotive. Stroll also part-owns ...