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Aston Martin Buyers Want $300,000 Car to Keep Skidding

Drivers of Aston Martin sports cars such as the $300,000 Vanquish coupe are demanding an option that’s increasingly rare in modern luxury vehicles: the chance to lose control.

That means the British manufacturer is making sure customers can easily turn off systems such as electronic stability programs that keep cars from skidding on wet roads, even as it works to add more such safety features.