Aston Martin Lagonda (Aston Martin Lagonda Limited) - British car manufacturer. The founders of the company's was two Englishman Lionel Martin and Robert Benford. The headquartered of the company is situated in Gaydon, Warwickshire. Company name is derived from the Aston Clinton hill, where one of the founders Lionel Martin won the Singer-10 in 1913. Since 1994, the company was part of Premier Automotive Group - Division Ford Motor Company, but in August 2006, Ford published an intention to sell the company Aston Martin. The company Aston Martin was founded in 1913 by Lionel Martin and Robert Benfordom. The first car called the Aston Martin was founded in March 1915 by Martin, who found 1.4-liter four-cylinder Coventry-Simplex chassis in 1908 from Izotta-Fraschini.