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Have a look at the aerial images someone else posted on this thread. The space they had available then wasn’t very big. This picture was probably taken about ten years ago or more, because they’re not made at that factory any more. But when they were, Aston Martin made only a couple of hundred cars a year there. It was literally only a couple of small workshops and they’d have been working on maybe ten cars at a time.
DB7s were made on a rented production line elsewhere and had less handbuilding involved, and this pretty much saved the company, but until the factory moved, and the DB9 and small V8 Vantage started to be built in comparatively large numbers, it was a very, very small manufacturer.
They were obliged to keep the crash tested cars, sure, but they were mostly made of aluminium and other things that don’t rust or rot much, so wouldn’t be bothered to give them indoor space.