track-only aston martin vulcan supercar produces over 800 bhp track-only aston martin vulcan supercar produces over 800 bhp
feb 25, 2015

track-only aston martin vulcan supercar produces over 800 bhp

track-only aston martin vulcan supercar produces over 800 bhp
images courtesy of aston martin

 

 

 

set to make its world debut at the 2015 geneva motor show, the aston martin ‘vulcan’ is a track-only supercar, limited to just 24 models, that hints at the british brand’s next-generation design language. the sports car is powered by a naturally-aspired, 7.0 liter V12 petrol engine, producing over 800 bhp and providing an extreme performance. together with this front mid-engine, the rear-wheel drive vehicle features a mounted Xtrac six-speed sequential shift gearbox, adjustable anti-lock braking and variable traction control, to help deliver an intense and exhilarating experience.

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the british brand’s automobile is said to be their most intense and exhilarating creation to date

 

 

 

‘aston martin vulcan is, by its very nature, a rare and thrilling supercar. designed and engineered to deliver a genuinely bespoke driving experience that draws on our rich heritage, this car tailors its power and handling to both the capabilities of the driver and the characteristics of the track.’ said CEO, dr andy palmer.

 

he continued to add: ‘a sports car for true sports car lovers, I believe the aston martin vulcan – and the unique ownership program that sits behind it – sets a whole new standard in the ultra-high luxury supercar class.’

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it features front and rear anti-roll bars

 

 

 

formed in house by the design team led by chief creative officer, marek reichman, the aston martin ‘vulcan’ has a carbon fiber monocoque that sees its power-to-weight ratio exceed cars which compete in the world endurance championship. it enhances the manufacturer’s extensive motorsport experience to not only offer its uncompromising performance, but also to meet the relevant FIA race safety requirements.

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rear view of the race-bred car and its wide spoiler

 

 

 

‘taking the extensive learning from our various successful racing programm and applying it to this exceptional track car for customers has been an exciting and sometimes challenging task for the team here at gaydon.’ said aston martin’s director of special projects and motorsport, david king.

 

‘our deep and broad motorsport experience, allied to our renowned road car expertise, has allowed us to make the aston martin vulcan the absolutely compelling proposition it is today.’ he added.

 


final teaser clip of the british brand’s latest supercar
video courtesy of aston martin
  • sex on wheels

    sworddesign says:
  • Good to see they got very (!!!) inspired by the 2009 Bertone’s masterpiece Mantide…

    Paolo Zardo says:
  • Someone at AM well remembers the Bill Thomas Cheetah from the mid-60s. Nice.

    Jim

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