The Aston Martin Vulcan is a model launched in 2015 by Aston Martin at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. The Vulcan was designed in-house by the Aston Martin creative officer Marek Reichman and it was introduced as a track-only limited edition sports car in February 2015.
The Vulcan is powered by Aston’s most potent iteration yet of the company’s naturally-aspirated 7.0- litre V12 engine. With its 800-plus hp engine developed partly with Aston Martin Racing, this front mid-engined, rear-wheel drive
supercar draws extensively on the brand’s rich GT motorsport experience
It utilises techniques of motorsport engineering with the Vulcan seeing its power-to-weight ratio exceed those of the FIA GTE cars which compete in the World Endurance Championship.
With engineering sourced from the brand’s successful GT racing campaign, the car features a carbon fibre monocoque and body constructed by Aston Martin’s long-term specialist body engineering and manufacturing partner Multimatic , integral limited-slip differential, magnesium torque tube with carbon fibre propeller shaft and Brembo racing calipers acting on carbon ceramic racing disc brakes which measure 380mm in diameter at the front and 360 mm at the rear.
Drive is channeled to the 345/30×19 rear wheels and Michelin race specification tyres through a race-bred rear mid-mounted Xtrac six-speed sequential shift gearbox.
The car has race-derived pushrod suspension with anti-dive geometry is complemented by Multimatic’s Dynamic Suspension Spool Valve (DSSV) adjustable dampers and anti-roll bars front and rear, driver-adjustable anti-lock braking, and variable traction control.
The car is limited to 24 examples worldwide. The Vulcan will comply with all relevant FIA race safety requirements and it priced at $2.3million.
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