Aston Martin Celebrates Centenary in Style at Pebble Beach® Automotive Week

By Auto News Log • July 19th, 2013

• Three new car debuts including Vanquish Volante and V12 Vantage S
• First appearance on US soil of the CC100 Speedster Concept
• Aston Martin featured marque at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance®

Irvine CA – Aston Martin’s new Vanquish Volante and V12 Vantage S are set for premieres at the 2013 Pebble Beach® Automotive Week alongside the CC100 Speedster Concept, capping a stunning trio of unveilings in the British brand’s centenary year.

As the company continues its centennial celebrations around the world, the 2014 Vanquish Volante makes a global debut while the 2015 V12 Vantage S and CC100 Speedster Concept make their first appearances in the United States.

Aston Martin’s new Vanquish Volante and V12 Vantage S sports cars will be shown at a series of celebratory events around the globally renowned Pebble Beach Automotive Week in California, from 14-18 August. Concurrently, the CC100 concept will make its debut on North American soil at the climax of the week’s festivities, capping the brand’s presence at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance® where Aston Martin is a featured marque for the 2013 event on Sunday 18 August.

Aston Martin’s Regional Director for The Americas, Julian Jenkins commented: “The Pebble Beach week is now well established as a global celebration of the automobile and we are delighted to be a featured marque for 2013, celebrating our first 100 years, while also looking forward to the future.”

He added: “Along with our partners, we look forward to welcoming current owners, new customers and automotive enthusiasts to share in our celebratory events at The Aston Martin Estate throughout the weekend.”

Aston Martin will commence the festivities with an exclusive media preview at Pebble Beach on the morning of Wednesday 14 August. Later that same day at McCall’s Motorworks Revival, the Vanquish Volante and V12 Vantage S will be shown for the first time.

As well as attendance at Quail: A Motorsports Gathering (16 August) – an event which will celebrate 100 years of Aston Martin with a special collection of cars – and the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance® (18 August), the company will host guests at The Aston Martin Estate during the course of the weekend. This exquisite private venue, situated high above Carmel with panoramic views across the Monterey Bay, offers the perfect backdrop for showcasing Aston Martin’s latest sports cars to customers and friends of the brand for the first time.

About Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance®

First conducted in 1950, Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance® (www.pebblebeachconcours.net) has grown to be the world’s premier celebration of the automobile. Only the most beautiful and rare cars are invited to appear on the famed 18th fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links®, and connoisseurs of art and style flock to see thesemasterpieces. Charitable donations raised by the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance® now total over $16 million. Related events include Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance™ presented by Rolex, Pebble Beach RetroAuto™, and Pebble Beach® Auctions presented by Gooding & Company. Pebble Beach®, Pebble Beach Golf Links®, Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance®, Pebble Beach Concours™, Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance™, and Pebble Beach RetroAuto™ are trademarks, service marks and trade dress of Pebble Beach Company.

Source: Aston Martin

 

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