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Aston martin _ 007's ride hits 100

As the car-maker marks its centenary this year, Richard Leu looks at some of the models that have helped define the legendary British marque

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Ask any car enthusiast today which is the most evocative British marque and the answer would probably not be Bentley or Rolls-Royce. It would likely be what many have dubbed the British Ferrari _ the Aston Martin 

One needn't ask why Aston has been one of the coolest brands in recent years because the Brits simply made some of the sexiest looking vehicles in the supercar market, such as the Vantage and DB9 coupes, and the Rapide saloon.

That's arguably why all Astons on sale today look remarkably similar to each other _ their owners simply didn't want the company to mess with a winning formula, which explains why the latest Vanquish still looks like any other Aston, yet remains as sexy as ever.

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