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Aston Martin launches the Vulcan

The two million pound Aston Martin (only 24 will be made)

“It is extreme in every sense,” says its designer, Marek Reichman. “It’s a project that reaches out to the pinnacle of performance and design. It’s a unique combination in that respect; an uncompromised track car that is also beautiful and does not ignore style and proportion.”

The 7.0-litre V12 engine is from the One-77, but further uprated along racing lines to produce 800bhp.  It gives the car better power-to-weight ration than the V12 Vantage Aston races at Le Mans, says the company.

“You’ll see a greater gap between the gentile, cool and very iconic DB cars and more athletic and purposeful sports car – more like predators or hunters and something very different for Aston”, says Reichman.  “The Vulcan effectively has no grille by comparison to current sports cars and no side graphic as the cabin upper is all black.  And yet Vulcan is still very much an Aston Martin.”





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