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Aston Martin’s New Supercar Is On Fire — Literally [VIDEO]

 

From its name to its dual-flaming exhaust pipes, British automaker Aston Martin’s new Vulcan is its hottest supercar yet.

aston-martin-vulcan_02The Vulcan — named after the Roman god of fire — is Aston Martin’s fastest car since the One-77. Equipped with a 7.0-liter, mid-engine V-12, the Vulcan cranks out 800-plus base horsepower through its rear-wheel drivetrain.

aston-martin-vulcan_03Additional high-performance features include a Multimatic carbon-fiber body, Brembo racing calipers, 380-mm front and 360-mm carbon ceramic racing disc brakes, a 2.8-meter wheelbase and a mid-mounted Xtrac six-speed sequential shift gearbox.

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“Aston Martin Vulcan is, by its very nature, a rare and thrilling supercar,” Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer said in statement Wednesday. “Designed and engineered to deliver a genuinely bespoke driving experience that draws on our rich heritage, this car tailors its power and handling to both the capabilities of the driver and the characteristics of the track.”

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Prospective owners will be offered an intensive training course just to learn how to drive the track-only supercar, which Aston Martin will only produce 24 of for $2.3 million each — plus tax.

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The first Vulcan will make its public debut at the Geneva Auto Show early next month.

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source:http://dailycaller.com/2015/02/25/aston-martins-new-supercar-is-on-fire-literally-video/

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