Aston Martin’s plans to introduce an "accessible" mid-engine, rear-wheel-drive 2-seater by 2005 will raise the elite auto maker’s production capacity to about 5,000, says CEO Ulrich Bez. Last year, Aston Martin built about 1,500 units for the global market, Bez says following the world debut of the AMV8 Vantage, formerly known by its code name, AM305, at the North American International Show in Detroit. The AMV8 Vantage was known as AM305. Despite its increased volume, the ...

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