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The 2,500-Year-Old Secret to Aston Martin's Beauty

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The elegant and eye-catching design of an Aston Martin owes much to a 2,500-year-old mathematical formula for beauty. It's known as the golden ratio and can be found in nature everywhere you look.

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Aston Martin is synonymous with sophisticated elegance, high performance, and secret agents. For generations, this independent carmaker has gone toe-to-toe with multinational companies, and with the V12 Vantage S, it's racing past the competition. Buckle up as we take a ride through this iconic brand's century-old history and see how its small but dedicated design team overcame unique obstacles to create a loud, raucous supercar with a top speed of 205 mph and the ability to go from 0-60 in under four seconds.

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