The Aston Martin Vulcan is a model launched in 2015 by the Aston Martin at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. The Vulcan is a rear wheel track drive, only sports car that runs on a new 7 litre V12 engine mounted on a carbon fibre chassis and body delivering 800 brake horsepower. The Vulcan is fitted with carbon ceramic brakes, magnesium torque tube with a carbon fibre propeller shaft, limited slip differential, Xtrac 6 speed sequential gearbox and has a curb weight of 1350Kg. The Vulcan is designed by Aston Martin's creative officer Mr. Marek Reichman taking inspirations from Aston Martin's current models Vantage and DB9. The Vulcan is to be a limited edition vehicle, only 24 vehicles would be expected to come out of the company. This should allow owners to precisely tailor their track day experience through a graduating scale of detailed power and dynamic performance adjustments. The Vulcan features a new design language that should be found in the next generation of Aston Martin sports cars. It utilizes techniques of motor sport engineering with the Vulcan seeing it's power to weight ratio exceed those of the FIA(International Automobile Federation) GTE cars which compete in the World Endurance Championship.
This super car is powered by the most potent iteration, yet of the company's naturally aspirated 7.0 litre V12 petrol engine. With it's 800 plus hp powerplant developed in conjunction with Aston Martin Racing, this front mid-engined, rear wheel drive sports car draws extensively on the brand's rich GT motor sport experience. Utilizing the techniques of world class motor sport engineering, the super car sees it's power to weight ratio exceed those of the GTE cars which compete in the FIA's annual Championship.
The car features a carbon fibre monocoque and body constructed by Aston Martin's long term unique body engineering and manufacturing partner Multimac, integral limited slip differential, magnesium torque tube with carbon fibre propeller shaft and Brembo racing calipers acting on carbon ceramic racing disc brakes which measure 380mm in diameter at the front and 360mm at the rear. Michelin race specification tyres through a race bred, rear mid mounted Xtrac six-speed sequential shift gearbox. Track derived push rod suspension with anti-dive geometry is complemented by Multimatic's Dynamic Suspension Spool Valve, adjustable dampers and anti-roll bars front and rear, driver adjustable anti-lock braking and variable traction control.
Owners prior to taking delivery of their cars, will be offered the opportunity to take part in an extensive and detailed Programme of intensive track driver training. Using a number of exciting high performance Aston Martin's including the V12 Vantage S and 177 road cars and the Vantage GT4 race car. Owners will gradually build their experience and develop their track technique, before beginning their thrilling personal journeys into the immense performance potential of their Aston Martin Vulcan. Almost infinitely flexible in terms of color and trim options, the exclusive new sports car will be offered to buyers through Aston Martin VIP sales Programme. Using the expertise and luxury customer service that is now a hallmark of the brand 'Q' by Aston Martin, bespoke personalization service.
Priced at $2.33 million inclusive of all local taxes, this is a sports car for true sports car lovers. Production is expected to start soon and word is after it's debut in the 85th Geneva Motor Show, the company would start with the process of production and sales.
Born out of extensive motor sport experience and using the brands acknowledged flair for design and engineering ingenuity.
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