Hey 007, Make that a V8! Aston Martin and Daimler AG

Aston Martin and Daimler AG

Last summer, Aston Martin and Daimler AG announced a pending partnership wherein potent AMG engines would find their way inside Aston Martin luxury rides. Now the first official details have emerged on the budding romance between automakers.

Details are here regarding what Aston Martin buyers can expect from the new partnership with Mercedes and AMG.

As with any partnership, the fine-tuning process is non-stop, but Mercedes-Benz CEO Dieter Zetsche has confirmed that the first AMG engines will grace Aston Martin cars by 2017. To explain the gap, Zetsche said: “When you make decisions like this it usually takes three to four years to see results.” Anyone who has ever participated in a group project can attest to that statement. read more