Aston Martin started production in the years immediately
following the First World War and was plagued by financial trouble until
tractor magnate David Brown stepped in following the Second World War.
the shaky start Aston Martin built a strong reputation for fast, innovative
cars and high quality.
With David Brown behind the wheel the company became
Britain’s leading builder of 'grand tourers' but also tasted plenty of success
in sports car and endurance racing.
This fascinating film celebrates the first
100 years of Aston Martin history in intimate detail.
Cars range from the
Brooklands 200-mile racer of the early 1920s, to today’s glorious V12 Vantage
and the Le Mans Vantage GT2 .
The Best of British Series is produced independently but made with the full
co-operation of the subject manufacturers. It is not officially
licensed or endorsed by them.