The Aston Martin Lagonda Series 4 was the final iteration of what was almost certainly the British automaker’s most controversial production vehicle, and one of the most controversial wedge-shaped production cars of all time.
The Aston Martin Lagonda Wedges
The 1970s saw the “folded paper” automotive design language roar into the mainstream, largely led by designers like Marcello Gandini and Giorgetto Giugiaro, though there were a few notable non-Italian examples like Aston Martin’s William Towns – the man who penned the wedge-shaped Aston Martin Lagonda Series 2 through 4.
The Series 1 car was essentially just a stretched version of the Aston Martin V8, a sporting two-door grand tourer developed to take over from the much loved DB series.
The Series 1 was released in 1974 and sold until 1975, just 7 were hand-built in this time.
At the 1976 London Motor Show Aston introduced a wildly controversial Series