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Aston Martin could get AMG tech and parts - report

Aston Martin AM 310 Vanquish 10.09.2012
Aston Martin AM 310 Vanquish 10.09.2012

Aston Martin AMG ?

Bloomberg is reporting that Mahindra & Mahindra along with Investindustrial are interested in buying Aston Martin from its owner Investment Dar.

Earlier this month, a report was indicating that Toyota and Mahindra & Mahindra want to acquire Aston Martin, with owner Investment Dar reportedly asking for about 800M USD. Now we hear that the winning bidder will obtain 50 percent of the voting rights and a 40 percent equity stake, while the rest will be retained by Investment Dar, other Kuwaiti investors and AM management.

If Investindustrial wins, they want to implement AMG technology and parts in Aston Martin vehicles. They plan on investing in current models and add new ones as well to attract additional customers.

None of the parties confirmed or denied these rumors.

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Prince_Ash Prince_Ash
I would love it if they made a v12 Vantage or DBS with a stronger tuned version of the SLS AMG's engine. my god, would be amazing :)
Nov 27th, 2012 1:58pm
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nahidrahman nahidrahman
Just think, Vanquish 6.0 Biturbo V12 620hp+
Nov 27th, 2012 12:31pm
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elsonlau elsonlau
Maybach: Case Reopen
Nov 27th, 2012 8:34am
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AstonMartin AstonMartin
Great news for the brand. A tech infusion by Mercedes is just whats needed.
Nov 27th, 2012 1:28am
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Roken Roken
Sounds like an amazing possibility. Hope it's not all hot air, the thought of a gorgeous Aston with a roaring AMG engine has me weak in the knees...
Nov 26th, 2012 10:47pm
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Xanavi23 Xanavi23
Its one of those rare occasions where you love the parts they will get but would rather the two be seperate. Ild rather them just co engineer their cars and keeps physical parts seperate. But AMG is top level stuff at least :)
Nov 27th, 2012 9:46am
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edd_lg edd_lg
Imagine the SLS engine in a manual Aston Martin, that would be great.
Nov 27th, 2012 10:07am
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Xanavi23 Xanavi23
While i would prefer Aston being completely stand-alone, as much as i love Daimler Benz, i am glad at least they will get parts from one of my favorite makes
Nov 26th, 2012 10:35pm
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rambo_005 rambo_005
Daimler should buy A-M and have it as their Sporty/Luxury brand.
Nov 26th, 2012 8:08pm
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Aygo Aygo
Isn't that what Mercedes is for? If Daimler was to buy into Aston Martin, it would be their answer to Ferrari, Porsche, and possibly, Maserati.
Nov 26th, 2012 10:23pm
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edd_lg edd_lg
Daimler already has the AMG range that competes directly with AM. Buying AM is not a solution, selling them tech is the best option.
Nov 27th, 2012 10:06am
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