Maybach and Aston Martin on the Verge of Breaking Up

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Volkswagen looks sure to break up with Suzuki, and Fiat might step in to take the Japanese automaker as a partner for the Asian market. However, it looks like 2011 is the year of the automotive quarrel, as Daimler luxury brand Mayabach is also finding fault with Aston Martin.
So what’s the reason this time? Well, German publication Auto Motor und Sport says that the Brits are asking too much to put together the upcoming Mayback models, and as a result the relationship between the two is on the “brink of extinction”.

Previous reports have indicated that Aston Martin would put together a successor to the Maybach 57/62. In exchange, the germans would provide their hybrid tech, a 4.6-liter V8 with twin-turbocharging and the platform from the ML-Class so the Brits can build their SUV.
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Mihnea's favorite cars have already been built, the so-called modern classics from the '80s and '90s. He also loves local car culture from all over the world, so don't be surprised to see him getting excited about weird Japanese imports, low-rider VWs out of Germany, replicas from Russia or LS swaps down in Florida.
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