Aston Martin Lagonda can go beyond the Middle East

December 22, 2014 at 22:17

The new super-sedan British sports car manufacturer, named Aston Martin Lagonda Taraf, presented at the night event in Dubai. Dressed in a panel of carbon fiber, the new supercar will be sold in the Middle East since 2015 by prior arrangement with the price of more than 400,000 pounds ($ 640,000).
During the first official presentation of the car Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer said: “It is clear from the initial reaction, the interest in the car is extremely high, and, from all over the world. I can confirm we are considering the possibility to offer Lagonda in other markets.”

Aston Martin Lagonda pics

Aston Martin Lagonda picture

With regard to the title the words “Taraf”, in Arabic it means “absolutely luxury”. According to the manufacturer, the new car “will be known as the Lagonda Taraf only in this market.” Such a statement can be considered as a hint that the sedan will go beyond the Middle East and will be named differently.

Aston Martin Lagonda image

Aston Martin Lagonda pics

Like the other cars Aston Martin, including Vantage and Rapide, Lagonda Taraf is based on brand architecture VH. Stylistically sedan model pays tribute to 1976 Lagonda, designed by William Townes (William Towns). The new car is equipped with 5.9-liter V12, transmits the rotation to the rear wheels through a 6-speed automatic transmission.

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