To get us up close and personal with the Vantage N420 model, Aston Martin has released a new video. The alluring vehicle, resplendent in a creamy white hue, takes on the Nurburgring circuit, the surrounding German roads and the autobahn with style and élan.
Bentley is on road to creating a rival to the Aston Martin Rapide. The upcoming entry-level four-door coupe is said to be modelled along those lines and is likely to be positioned on a platform just a tad below the Continental and Mulsanne. Apart from the Rapide, the Bentley innovation is seen as gearing up to take on the Maserati Quattroporte and Porsche Panamera.
Toyota’s iQ Disco is adding a lot of glitz to the motor world. Just after car fans got a look at the green-lit Aston Martin Cygnet, auto fans in Germany got to see what happens when a car goes one step further. Fans in Germany saw the promotional one-off concept, in all its sparkling glory.
Aston Martin has confirmed that they will launch the Cygnet, based on Toyota’s iQ. Te car will be Aston Martin’s response to the fuel economy and emissions standards that are being set now – and will come out in 2011. This will be an offering that will not compromise on its performance, but will satisfy the new demands of space and emissions.
The engine specifications for the One-77, Aston Martin’s supercar, have been released. Contrary to earlier estimates, the One-77 will have a 7.3-liter V12, rated at 750 bhp (559 kW / 760 PS) and 750 Nm (553 lb-ft) of torque. Not a word has been officially heard on performance figures, but a pre-production prototype has earlier hit a top speed of 220 mph (355 km/h)
Lamborghini’s senior executive Stephan Winkelmann has hinted at the company’s plans of adding another model to the Lamborghini line-up. Going by what he has said, a third model in the line up would fit Lamborghini very well. Though not many details have been revealed, it is expected that the new vehicle would be a four-door car.
If you have been waiting for the Aston Martin One-77 to arrive, gear up for the big event! A test car was recently spotted and speculations are that the final testing on the model is being undertaken currently so that customers could soon be able to take delivery of the car.
The Aston Martin One-77 test car has been caught on camera at the Nürburgring Nordschleife. Going by what we see, the new sports car from Aston Martin is driven by a 7.3-liter V12 engine. The engine, we are told, would come with capabilities to deliver about 700 horsepower (522 kW / 710 PS). The automaker will be bringing in only 77 units of the car in the first batch.
Capable of racing from0 to 60 mph in just 3.3 seconds, the sports car model can touch top speeds of over 200 mph. This has been proved by a prototype, which under test conditions, ran up to 220 mph or 355 km/h speeds. Are you among the first 77 to take the car out for a spin? [via WCF]