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5 Reasons Aston Martin Will Keep Making Gas Powered Cars

5 Reasons Aston Martin Will Keep Making Gas Powered Cars

5 Reasons Aston Martin Will Keep Making Gas Powered Cars

The boss of Aston Martin, Lawrence Stroll of Aston Martin said Aston Martin will keep making petrol cars for the immediate future.

Here are the 5 reasons

#1.  There’s no need to stop making gas-powered cars until it is forced to stop by regulators.

Chairman Lawrence Stroll said there would ‘always’ be demand for sports cars with petrol engines – such as its V8 and V12 models.

Like its rivals, the 111-year-old manufacturer will have to grapple with a ban on new petrol or diesel cars in Britain from 2035.

But Stroll has declared that his business would not give up on the gas-guzzling products until it had to.

‘We will continue to make them as long as we are allowed to make them. There will always be demand, albeit that will shrink,’ he said.

His remarks contrast with competitors such as Jaguar and Rolls-Royce, which have pledged to be fully electric within six years.


#2: Stroll recently told The Times newspaper that it had been a ‘prudent decision’ to delay the EV programme due to a significant pullback due to reduction in demand . Part of the demand is the problem with the infrastructure.  England is a very old country. In order to provide sufficient charge points, it will take decades.  Further,  the vast majority of homes in the UK don’t even have a garage.

Moreover, most practical  EVs are much more expensive than the smaller high mpg sub-compacts.  As of January 2024, the average price of a new electric vehicle (EV) in the UK is £50,873, with prices ranging from £22,225 to £157,160. The cheapest models from the cheapest 12 brands cost around £30,000 

Back in  February, the manufacturer of James Bond’s cars delayed the launch of its first battery-powered electric vehicle (EV) by a year.

It had been scheduled for next year but will now go on sale in 2026 at the earliest.

At the time, Stroll, a Canadian billionaire who rescued the car maker in 2020 from collapse, said that ‘everything is in place’ apart from consumer appetite for EVs.

#3 :He said drivers wanted ‘some electrification’ but didn’t want to lose ‘the sports car smell and feel, and noise’. This is especially true with knowledgeable automotive enthusiasts. Yesterday, he told The Times newspaper that it had been a ‘prudent decision’ to delay the EV programme.


#4: Recent data suggests that demand for petrol in the UK is climbing at a faster rate than for electric cars amid concerns over price and charging infrastructure.

There are more than a dozen,  quality, affordable, subcompacts that get 50 mpg and even some that get over 60 mpg. Of course. Most of those customers  are not Aston customers, but the demand for gas-powered cars is much larger than for EVS.

#5 : Sales of Volkswagen electric cars have plunged by almost a quarter in Europe as demand stalls.

Electric vehicle (EV) sales fell by 24 per cent in the first three months of the year for the German group as buyers flock back to cheaper petrol models. VW makes a number of EVs, all less expensive than Aston Martins.  This fact signals that Britons are tired of being forcibly to move to EVs that cost double or even triple than many 60 Mpg gas-powered cars.

As the rest of the world is being forcibly, almost at gun point, the numbers don’t make sense and many other manufacturers are feeling the drop in sales

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