The Aston Martin Heritage Trust team is heading to Tokyo, Japan, for the first-of-its-kind Aston Martin Arcadia event hosted at Fuji Speedway. Two trustees, Garry Taylor and Steve Waddingham (also AML Historian), will attend the event as representatives of the Aston Martin Heritage Trust.
The three-day event takes place from Friday 17th November, to Sunday 19th November 2023. This year marks the 110th anniversary of Lionel Martin and Robert Bamford forming the partnership that went on to create the first Aston Martin. This collaboration sparked a remarkable century of crafting ultra-luxury, high-performance cars, achieving high-octane racing triumphs.
To celebrate the 110-year anniversary, the event will feature 110 of the most unique and prized Aston Martins from around the world.
Commenting on the upcoming Tokyo trip, Garry Taylor said:
‘We’re greatly looking forward to the Aston Martin Heritage Trust’s participation at Aston Martin Arcadia. It’s a significant moment for Aston Martin as a brand, AMHT and for the Aston Martin enthusiasts.’
Arcadia’s schedule sees a selection of the most esteemed Aston Martins from across the globe being assessed by respected judges from Japan and the UK. It’s set to be the largest-ever Aston Martin track day gathering in the Asia-Pacific region. See the full schedule here.
A special thank you to Tim Cottingham for his research, which enabled the gathering of these incredible cars.