Aston Martin has just introduced an insane, track-only supercar called the Vulcan.
Only 24 examples of this all carbon-fiber car will be built worldwide for an eye-watering price of roughly $2.3 million.
Powering the Vulcan is a naturally-aspirated 7.0-litre V12 engine that will make at least 800 HP and send power to the rear wheels through s six-speed sequential gearbox. Aston Martin claims the Vulcan has a better power-to-weight ratio than the GTE cars that compete in the FIA World Endurance Championship.
Brembo racing calipers and carbon ceramic disc brakes will be responsible in stopping this race car while massive 345 mm Michelin rear race tires will try to get all the power to the ground. The push-rod suspension works with Multimatic’s Dynamic Suspension Spool Valve (DSSV) adjustable dampers and anti-roll bars to help the Vulcan annihilate corners. Anti-lock braking and traction control are driver adjustable as well.
If you’re lucky enough and rich enough to buy one of these cars, Aston Martin is offering owners the opportunity to take part in an intensive track driver training program. Using the V12 Vantage S, One-77 and Vantage GT4 race car, the lucky few customers will be able to improve their track skills before getting behind the wheel of this monster. And in case you were wondering, the Vulcan does comply with all relevant FIA race safety requirements.
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