Aston Martin is a British luxury car manufacturer that is known for producing high-performance sports cars and grand tourers. The company was founded in 1913 and has a rich history of producing some of the most iconic and recognizable cars in the world. Aston Martin cars are known for their sleek, elegant design and powerful engines, and are often considered to be some of the most beautiful cars in the world. The brand has a strong motorsports heritage, and has competed in events such as the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the World Sportscar Championship. Some of the most iconic Aston Martin models include the DB5, made famous by the James Bond film Goldfinger, the Vantage, and the Rapide. The brand has been through some financial difficulties in recent years, but it has been acquired by a group of investors and it continues to produce exclusive and limited-edition models.