Aston Martin Limited is a British luxury car manufacturer founded in the year 1913. Over it's near 100 year history, Aston Martin has offered it's numerous owners with fluctuating fortunes (they first went bust way back in 1925) but the appeal of their powerful, hand built sports cars has always ensured that the company survived. Aston Martin is still producing passenger segment luxury sports cars and racing cars. They have been participating in leading racing shows. Aston Martin has launched its luxury car models in India in 2011. It’s rivals are Ferrari, Bugatti, Lamborghini and Maserati.