Aston Martin presented the AMR24, with which it will race in the F1 world championship, and with which it will try to replicate the 2023 season, in which it achieved nine podiums and 280 points.
In addition to the F1 racing car, at the same event, at Silverstone, it showed the new Vantage, designed for real drivers, and its track version, the Vantage GT3, intended for endurance races, including the 2024 24 Hours of Le Mans. The Vantage GT3 builds on the legacy of the Vantage GTE, which achieved 52 class victories and 11 world titles between 2012 and 2023.
Specifically, the new Vantage is powered by a hand-built 4.0 Twin-Turbo V8 engine, and coupled to an 8-speed ZF automatic gearbox, with a peak power of 665 HP and a torque of 800 Nm, precisely 155 HP and 115 Nm more than the values of the previous model.
In terms of performance, the maximum speed is over 325 km/h, while the sprint from 0 to 96 km/h is covered in 3.4 seconds, thanks to the new Launch Control system.
Aesthetically, the new Vantage features a 30mm wider body, a completely redesigned front end with a 38% wider veined grille opening and a new Matrix LED headlight design with integrated DRLs.
Additionally, it features the iconic Aston Martin side street as the focal point of the side vents, new 21-inch forged alloy wheels, frameless mirrors, new door handles, and a larger rear bumper, which incorporates vents. lateral air vents and larger diameter quadruple exhaust pipes.
"These three sisters of speed enrich our DNA with a new dynamism. The simultaneous presentation of the new Vantage and the Vantage GT3, on the same day as the Formula One AMR24 at Silverstone - declared Lawrence Stroll, President of Aston Martin - demonstrates our ambition to be a leader in F1 and to create the most beautiful and exciting sports cars in the world."
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