Aston Martin has developed a new chassis for future supercars

December 14, 2014 at 15:39

The company Aston Martin will develop its future supercars new platform. For the first time this chassis debut on the model DB9 in 2016. Daimler and Aston Martin have signed a technical cooperation agreement at the end of last year. The partnership involves the joint work on the engines V8, sharing platforms and components. The new platform will replace the aluminum structure called VH, which is used on all models of Aston Martin, with the exception of the One-77 supercar and compact hatchback Cygnet, since Vanquish coupe in 2001. Initially it was assumed that the chassis will be a modernized version of VH with the components of the “Mercedes”, the access to which “Aston” get through a partnership with the concern Daimler AG.

Aston Martin  new chassis  image

Aston Martin new chassis pics


Aston Martin received 200 million euros on new models

December 12, 2014 at 15:29

British sports car manufacturer Aston Martin has received a loan of 165 million pounds (197 million euros) on the development of the model line. According to Kirner, credit must be paid or refinanced in 2018. This means that approximately the same deadline should see the first new model of Aston Martin. It is expected to become the SUV, which will be revived for the brand Lagonda. The eponymous prototype was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show 2009 and caused a negative reaction as experts and journalists and visitors. It was assumed that “Aston” may refuse to launch a series of such a model, but a partnership agreement with the concern Daimler, signed in July last year, allowed the British to return to this project. It is expected that SUV Aston Martin will be built on a platform of Mercedes-Benz M-Class. According to others, for this model you plan to use the chassis GL-Class.

Aston Martin Lagonda image pics

Aston Martin Lagonda image picture

Aston Martin prepared special versions of V8 Vantage and DB9

December 10, 2014 at 15:29

The Aston Martin Company has produced special modifications supercars DB9 and V8 Vantage, which will debut early next month at the Motor Show in Geneva. A special version of the V8 Vantage, dubbed the N430, was created based on GT4 race car category and is available in several options for coloring the body with contrasting accents of yellow, red or silver. In addition, the supercar is equipped with a seating area with a framework of Kevlar, carbon fiber door sill body, magnesium paddle shifters, as well as ten spoke wheels. This machine weighs about 20 pounds less than normal V8 Vantage.

Aston Martin DB9 and V8 Vantage special versions pics

Aston Martin DB9 and V8 Vantage special versions picture