Aston Martin is a British car brand. Founded in 1913 and named Bamford & Martin, it began building cars and changed its name to "Aston Martin Ltd" in 1926. Following by fusion with Lagonda, in 1959, it took the name of Aston Martin Lagonda Limited. The company is an elite in the panorama of prestigious sportcars, still today produces Gran Turismo. From 1950 the models that made the history of the brand, began to be presented, recognizable by the initial DB in honor of the owner. These ones made Aston Martin known all over the world thanks to the James Bond films. In December 2013, Aston Martin and AMG, the Mercedes-Benz sports division, finalized an agreement to supply V8 engines specifically designed for the British company.