Aston Martin up the ante with new AMR Vantage specials

Aston Martin up the ante with new AMR Vantage specials

0 comments 📅18 June 2017, 23:30

Aston Martin Vantage V8 and V12 AMR uncommon editions revealed to celebrate the brand’s racing success

Aston Martin has launched a new variety of the V8 and V12 Vantage sports cars under its new AMR branding. AMR stands for Aston Martin Racing, the high regard of the British marque’s racing outfit established in 2004.

There are two types of AMR model – AMR and AMR Pro. The fundamental are special edition models with minor changes, but AMR Pro cars are much more heavily biased towards track driving and are produced by Aston Martin’s ‘Q’ division. The Vantage AMR Pro was revealed at the 2017 Geneva Motor Lead, and got a more powerful engine as well as new chassis and aero parts.

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This new Aston Martin Vantage AMR celebrate the brand’s success in GT4, GT3 and GTE racing, and is present with the existing 430bhp V8 or 595bhp V12 engines with either automatic or instructions gearboxes. The special edition cars get a special paint scheme, and buyers can judge from white and orange, black and blue, blue and red or silver and grey.

There’s also a ‘Halo Pack’ that has a Stirling Green clinch with lime green accents, based on Aston’s Vantage GTE race car, as satisfactorily as a Union Jack Aston Martin badge as a no-cost option. The interior is designed to bout the exterior, combining different types of leather and Alcantara, plus contrasting coloured accents, to quorum the various paint jobs.

Carbon fibre seats are available as an option, with the addition of other lightweight carbon trims such as the front grille, mirror caps, door pulls and factor surrounds. Other options include several finishes for the alloy wheels and a new aero kit.

This adds a new front splitter and a fixed rear wing, both made from carbon fibril, and a titanium exhaust that saves 14kg over the standard system.

Global construction is limited to just 300 cars, with 100 V12s and 200 V8s set to be built. Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer said: “Limited opus numbers will undoubtedly make [the Vantage AMR models] extremely collectible, but they’re so agreeable to drive I’m confident we’ll see many of them being enjoyed both on the method and at track events around the world.”

Coupe and Roadster versions of both commitment be available when deliveries start in late 2017, and prices start at £97,995. 

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