My Aston Martin Didn't Work

When the software running the electronic ignition of the Aston Martin V8 Vantage malfunctions, you can't just hit "Control, Alt, Delete"

This past Labor Day weekend, I was offered the chance to test drive the 2009 Aston Martin V8 Vantage coupe. I jumped at it, of course. It's not every day one gets to test out a $135,000 sports car. Plus, after a couple years of writing stories about falling car sales, high gasoline prices, job cuts, and bankruptcy speculation, I figured our readers could use a break from the Sturm und Drang of today's car business

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