July 20, 2007
Aston Martin closes Newport Pagnell plant after 50 years of production
Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, England – Aston Martin ended more than 50 years of production at its Newport Pagnell facility yesterday, when the plant built its final vehicle, a Vanquish S Ultimate Edition. The car was driven off the production line by Ken Clarke, one of the longest-serving employees and a test driver for the company.
The last fifty cars off the line were all limited-edition Vanquish S Ultimate Editions, priced at