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2012 Aston Martin Sport Cars V8 Vantage S Roadster

2012 Aston Martin Sport Cars V8 Vantage S Roadster

2012 Aston Martin Sport Cars V8 Vantage S RoadsterAston Martin will unveil one of the most eagerly anticipated convertibles of the year when the V8 Vantage Roadster. 2012 Aston Martin Sport Cars V8 Vantage S Roadster SPORT SHIFT designed with new specifications that include Convertible body style, 14 CT / 21 HW fuel economy. 2012 Aston Martin Sport Cars V8 Vantage S Roadster embodies the qualities that are integral to Aston Martin: Power, Beauty and Soul.

2012 Aston Martin Sport Cars V8 Vantage S Roadster The Aston Martin V8 Vantage and the Aston Martin V12 Vantage are a series of hand built sports cars from the British manufacturer Aston Martin. Aston Martin has previously used the “Vantage” name on high performance variants of their existing GT models. “The Vantage S epitomizes every attribute of the V8 Vantage and pushes the driver experience beyond what we have offered before”, says Dr. Ulrich Bez, CEO of Aston Martin, “It combines dynamic exhilaration with all the charming finesse, beauty and practicality already associated with the Vantage range”.

2012 Aston Martin Sport Cars V8 Vantage S Roadster Power for the 2012 Aston Martin Sport Cars V8 Vantage S Roadster comes from a 4.7L V8, which has been re-engineered to deliver 430 bhp (436 PS / 321 kW) at 7300 rpm and torque of 490 Nm (361 lb.ft) at 5000 rpm. The engine is mated to a new round-up developed 7-speed Sportshift II transmission specifically designed for the Vantage S with seven short ratio gears. Aston Martin says that the transmission is twenty percent quicker than its Sportshift. The 2012 Aston Martin Sport Cars V8 Vantage S Roadster also benefits from its own sound with a new exhaust muffler, quickened steering rack ratio of 15:1 compared to 17:1 on the standard car and a larger diameter front brake disc with new six-piston front brake calipers, new dynamic stability control (DSC) system and bespoke Bridgestone tires.

The 2012 Aston Martin Sport Cars V8 Vantage S Roadster has an automatically retracting fabric hood which can be operated up to 20 mph (30 km/h). The S variant features a unique exhaust muffler specifically tuned to aurally define its sporting intent. A revised map opens the bypass valves earlier in the rev range at 3500 rpm and even earlier in ‘Sport‘ mode producing more crackle on the overrun.2012 Aston Martin Sport Cars V8 Vantage S Roadster The 2012 Aston Martin Sport Cars V8 Vantage S Roadster weighs 3726 lbs, 66 lbs (30 kg) lighter than the standard Vantage owing to weight optimization of the new Sportshift II transmission and use of carbon fiber. Air cooled, rather than oil cooled, the Sportshift II system takes advantage through the deletion of the oil pump and associated ancillaries saving 53 lbs (24 kg) over the conventional six speed Sportshift system.

2012 Aston Martin Sport Cars V8 Vantage S Roadster Both the Vantage S coupe and Roadster are hand built at Aston Martin’s global headquarters in Gaydon, Warwickshire alongside the V8 Vantage and V12 Vantage.

Edo Competition Aston Martin DBS 2011


Edo Competition Aston Martin DBS 2011

Aston Martin DBS already produces the power of 517 horses and tops the speed of more than 186mph. Edo competition took on the task to improve the performance numbers of this British knockout. Using high performance exhaust system, special catalytic converters and high flow air filters, power output was increased to 550 hp (up by 33hp) and torque output to 600 Nm (442 ft-lb

2012 Aston Martin Virage

2012 Aston Martin Virage

The beautiful, dynamic and exhilarating 2012 Aston Martin Virage is a combination of sports cars and luxury.

2012 Aston Martin Virage

Providing you with comfort and refinement. Set with almost a perfect 50/50 balance of weight ration. The new Aston Martin will have a more quicker throttle response and will provide you with an ultimate driving experience as the suspension and steering let you have total control making it go where you want to go.

Engine and Transmission
Displacement Cu Inches (cc): 5935 cc
Power hp at RPM: 490 hp at 6500 RPM
Torque lb-ft at RPM: 420 at 5750 RPM

Performance
0-62 mph (0-100 km/h): 4.6 seconds
Top Speed: 186 mph

2012 Aston Martin Virage

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Aston Martin One-77 Supercar 2011


2011 Aston Martin One-77 Supercar

The One-77 is Aston Martin’s definitive sports car, one that epitomises everything Aston Martin from technology, the hand-craftsmanship of the hand rolled aluminium panels to the attention to detail. A culmination of all the marque’s know-how, the One-77 delivers effortless beauty guaranteed to stir the senses with performance potential eclipsing any previous Aston Martin.

For Aston Martin’s Chief Executive, Dr Ulrich Bez, revealing the One-77’s secrets is a proud moment: “Right from the very beginning of the project the vision for One-77 was very simple: It had to combine high-technology with hand-built craftsmanship, and demonstrate the unique capabilities and passion of our designers, engineers and technical partners.








2011 Aston Martin Sports Cars DB9 – Hot

The Aston Martin company has revealed their new 2011 Aston Martin Sport Car DB9with new styling and some engineering and equipment upgrades. 28 June 2010, Gaydon, Warwickshire: In the most significant programme of upgrades since its world debut in 2003, Aston Martin’s Sport Car DB9 range has received a complete package of styling, engineering and equipment enhancements.

The Aston Martin designers gave new 2011 Sport Car DB9 subtle enhancements in appearance including a new front bumper, new grille, a reshaped lower intake that now features a hexagonal mesh, new headlight bezels, re-styled sills, silver brake calipers, 20-spoke diamond turned alloy wheels and clear rear light lenses.

Performance comes courtesy of Aston Martin’s Sport Car celebrated 6.0-litre V12 engine, which develops an unchanged 470bhp and 442lb ft of torque.

The Aston Martin DB9 sport car is available as either Coupe or Volante (convertible)with rear mid-mounted six-speed manual gearbox as standard or optional ‘Touchtronic 2’ six-speed automatic transmission. Production of the revised DB9 is already underway, with deliveries commencing in July. Prices start from £122,445 for the DB9 Coupe and £131,445 for the DB9 Volante.

 2011 Aston Martin Sports Cars DB9

Aston Martin V8 Vantage N420

Successor to the special edition V8 Vantage N400 of 2007, the Aston Martin V8 Vantage N420 is based upon the standard 4.7-litre, 420bhp, 180mph V8 Vantage and is available as a Coupe or Roadster, and with a six-speed manual or optional Sportshift automated manual transmission. The Vantage N420 draws inspiration from the company’s experiences at the Nürburgring 24-hour race.

class and 24th overall from a field of more than 200 specialised racing cars.

Since then Aston Martin has returned every year to compete in this gruelling endurance race, scoring a string of class victories and podiums with road-registered V8 and V12 Vantages and most recently the new four-door Rapide.

Inside the Vantage N420 offers an Iridium interior package, with graphite instruments, leather or Alcantara® steering wheel, special N420 sill plaques and lightweight carbon fibre seats, complete with ‘Race Track’ stitching as in the Aston Martin V12 Vantage. Bluetooth connectivity, cruise control and Park Distance Control are also standard.

Aston Martin One-77 – Hot

Aston Martin One-77 – Hot

The Aston Martin One-77’s magnificent power unit is an extreme evolution of the 6.0-litre V12 engines fitted to the Aston Martin DBS, DB9 and new V12 Vantage models. Like the collaboration with MTC for the build of the chassis, Aston Martin has chosen a world-leading partner with which to develop the motor: legendary engine builders, Cosworth.

 

Wearing Pirelli P Zero Corsa tyres (255/35 ZR20 front, 335/30 ZR20 rear) developed specifically for the Aston Martin One-77, all 700+bhp is transmitted to the road through the rear wheels via a new six-speed gearbox. Controlled via column-mounted paddles behind the steering wheel, this robotised sequential manual is a new generation of Aston Martin’s familiar transmission.

 

Aston Martin Rapide Sport Saloon Cars

Aston Martin Rapide Sport Saloon Cars

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2011 Aston Martin Virage Top Sport Cars

2011 Aston Martin Virage Top Sport Cars

2011 Aston Martin introduces the new Aston Martin Virage – supremely elegant and powerful, yet juxtaposed as an understated sports car.
2011 Aston Martin Virage Top Sport Cars

2011 Aston Martin Virage Top Sport Cars

The marque can now provide customers with a class-leading range, all with different characters, yet with the same unique Aston Martin soul and luxury.

2011 Aston Martin Virage Best Sport Cars

2011 Aston Martin Virage Best Sport Cars

2011 Aston Martin Virage Popular Sport Cars

2011 Aston Martin Virage Popular Sport Cars

Aston Martin V12 Zagato 2011

Aston Martin V12 Zagato 2011


Aston Martin has revealed the 2011 Aston Martin v12 Zagato Concept developed in collaboration with the Italian design house Zagato based on the V12 Vantage to celebrating the sensational iconic DB4GT Zagator’s  50th anniversary, which the first DB4GT Zagator  shown to the public in late 1960 as a racing car.

The Aston Martin V12 Zagato has designed for the focused driver, the V12 Zagato has been honed with pure driving enjoyment in mind. The V12 Zagato combines Aston Martin’s most dynamic bonded aluminium platform.

The 2011 Aston Martin V12 Zagato Concept engine is powered by a 6.0-liter V12 engine that produces 510 HP and 420 lb.-ft of torque. The 2011 Aston Martin V12 Zagato Concept engine is paired with to a rear-mounted six-speed automated manual transmission with auto shift manual/select shift manual (ASM/SSM) electric hydraulic control system that sends the power to the rear wheels, which the 2011 Aston Martin V12 Zagato Concept racing version will be fitted with full rollcage, uprated six-piston brakes.

Specification
* Type of engine: 6.0-litre V12          * Power bhp (kW) at RPM: 510 bhp          * Body Type: Two door, two seat coupe body          * Transmission: six-speed automated manual gearbox with auto shift manua

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