After several changes of ownership the small Aston Martin company had little money to create the new models it needed. In 1987 Ford stepped in purchasing a 75% interest. They returned to racing and eventually produced the beautiful DB7. These articles follow the development of the models with their introduction, road tests, technical data, driving and comparison tests and background. The models covered are: V8, Aston Martin Vantage, Aston Martin Lagonda, Vantage Zagato, Volante, Virage, AMR-1, Vantage, Virage 6.3, DB7, Virage Volante, Oselli Virage.