Convertible top down. Hair blowing in the wind. Pedal to the metal. That scenario applies both to a Sunday drive and the vertiginous ending of the 1991 movie Thelma & Louise.

The career of an Aston Martin Lagonda is beginning to resemble the latter. Shares fell more than 3% on Tuesday after the Financial Times reported rising short positions. They have lost three-quarters of their value since October’s stock market flotation.

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