Aston Martin cars — sleek, outrageously styled speed machines — have been turning heads around the world for the last 104 years. James Bond drove one. Legendary race-car drivers Jim Clark, Carroll Shelby and Sir Stirling Moss were big fans. A robot turns into one in the new “Transformers” movie.
So when the British auto manufacturer gave the public a peek at their first foray into real estate development — the 66-story Aston Martin Residences luxury condo tower in downtown Miami — the unveiling was a fittingly over-the-top affair.