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aston martin v12 vantage gt3

Aston Martin V12 Vantage GT3

What happens, when you put 600BHP V12 engine in 1250kg car? The answer is very simple – it happens something really good and nice to drive and in this case to watch. Aston Martin V12 Vantage GT3 is not only extremely fast race car, but it is incredibly beautiful, too. The tests of the vehicle has just began and the racing team has already covered almost 1000 kilometres in just two days. The majority of the mileage was conducted by factory driver Darren Turner. “The car ran like clockwo

2012 aston martin v12 zagato

2012 Aston Martin V12 Zagato

Aston Martin V12 Zagato will be appearing in September at the 64th IAA International Motor Show at Frankfurt. Along with the largest display of contemporary Aston Martins ever seen at a Motor Show, two V12 Zagatos, both having completed their engineering sign-off at the Nurburgring 24 hour race, will be shown for the first time at a mainstream event. Hand assembled at the company’s global headquarters in Gaydon, England, the V12 Zagato is based on the highly acclaimed V12 Vantage and featur

2012 aston martin v12 vantage gt3

2012 Aston Martin V12 Vantage GT3

Aston Martin confirms today the specification of the 2012 Vantage GT3 race car. As the natural successor to the enormously successful DBRS9, the new Vantage GT3 will offer customers the latest in race-car technology to ensure the Vantage GT3 has the credentials to compete with the most recent new product offerings from other manufacturers. The Vantage GT3 features a modified version of Aston Martin’s production 6.0 litre V12 engine found in the marque’s highly acclaimed sports cars. The d

aston martin cygnet at the 2011 bridgestone eco-rally

Aston Martin Cygnet at the 2011 Bridgestone Eco-Rally

Aston Martin will take part at the 5th annual Bridgestone Eco-Rally this weekend.  The manufacturer will take two Cygnet models. The rally showcases the world’s best eco-friendly vehicles in association with “Start”, an initiative inspired by HRH The Prince of Wales to celebrate eco-friendly living. Aston Mar

aston martin cygnet - birthday present

Aston Martin Cygnet - birthday present

Sir Stirling Moss has made a very nice present to his wife - Lady Moss. The culmination of six months planning and “secret” correspondence between Sir Stirling and Aston Martin to plan a surprise birthday present for Lady Moss. “My greatest partner in everything that I do, Susie is an amazing person and frankly the best wife a man could have. Since seeing a pre-production Cygnet in January I knew that it was the perfect car for Susie; a proper little piece of British luxury and perfect

aston martin cygnet colette special edition

Aston Martin Cygnet Colette Special Edition

Aston Martin has introduced Cygnet Colette special edition, which is designed by the Paris fashion house. Only 14 units of the limited edition Cygnet & Colette will be produced. All of them are handcrafted and there are limitless options personalised precisely to customer specification through the brand’s world famous Works Service facility. The Works Tailored team has created unique “Cygnet & Colette” elements including: Stainless steel hand formed and engraved door handle badges ‘Cy

aston martin v12 zagato at the nurburgring

Aston Martin V12 Zagato at the Nurburgring

Aston Martin is putting the final touches to its race preparations for the toughest 24 hour race of them all – the annual ADAC Nurburgring 24 Hours on 25 and 26 June. Two V12 Zagato cars will compete in this challenge. The first one is the show car from Concorso D’Eleganza at Villa D’Este, which has been transformed into the number 3 race car, nicknamed “Zag” (red). It will be piloted by Aston Martin CEO, Dr. Ulrich Bez, the company’s Nurburgring Test Centre Director, Wolfgang Schuhbauer and automoti

aston martin v12 zagato nurburgring

Aston Martin V12 Zagato Nurburgring

Aston Martin has prepared two endurance race car concepts, which will return to the Nurburgring this weekend for final tests before the 24-hour race. This warm-up race - used as a test session ahead of the Nürburgring 24-hour race which takes place between 25th - 26th June - will be the first time two new V12 Zagato race cars have been in action together after one of the pair enjoyed its first running under race conditions at the 53rd ADAC ACAS H&R-Cup VLN race last month. This weekend w

2011 aston martin v12 zagato

2011 Aston Martin V12 Zagato

Aston Martin has revealed the new V12 Zagato endurance racer concept. The car will make its official debut at the Villa D’Este Concours in Italy. “The Zagato design language is a perfect complement to our design and engineering expertise. After 50 years of the two companies being associated with each other the partnership has produced some of the world’s most iconic cars.”, commented Dr Ulrich Bez, CEO of Aston Martin. “Of course, fifty years ago Italian design houses were widely

aston martin cygnet configurator

Aston Martin Cygnet configurator

Aston Martin has launched the online configurator for its new super-mini Cygnet. The car is based on Toyota iQ, but it is far more stylish and luxurious. Aston Cygnet is powered by а 1.33 litre dual VVT-I four-cylinder petrol engine with 98PS (72 kW) at 6000RPM and 125Nm (92 lb-ft) at 4400RPM. 0 to 100 km/h takes 11.8 seconds and the top speed is 170 km/h (106 mph). The small city car returns 56.5 mpg – 5 l / 100 km. The engine is mated to a 6-speed manual with Stop & Start technolo

aston martin zagato concept teased

Aston Martin Zagato concept teased

Aston Martin and Zagato have exclusively announced an exciting new collaboration project which is about to get unleashed at the upcoming Villa D’Este Concours on 21st May 2011. Celebrating the 50th anniversary year of the iconic DB4GT Zagato - the renowned brands’ first joint project, the all-new ride is further expected to make a racing debut at Nurburgring later in the month. Dr. Ulrich Bez, Aston Martin Chief Executive, shared: “The DNA of both Aston Martin and Zagato has combine

aston martin virage uk premiere

Aston Martin Virage UK premiere

Aston Martin has officially confirmed the stage of the upcoming Salon Prive 2011 for the UK premiere of its Aston Martin Virage luxury GT sportscar. Representing the latest embodiment of Aston Martin’s design cues and technology innovations, the Virage fulfills the gap between the DB9 and DBS models in the British automaker’s line-up. It was introduced to the auto world a bit earlier at this year’s edition of Geneva Motor Show, sporting a 6.0 litre V12 plant with 497 horsepower (365 kW)