Martin is unveiling two exclusive new special editions at the 84th Geneva
International Motor Show. The great British sports car marque, now in its 101st
year, is debuting a bold addition to its iconic V8 Vantage range as well as
dramatic new special editions of the timeless DB9.
V8 Vantage N430: race breeding, sports
unadulterated fun is what lies at the heart of the new V8 Vantage N430. Honed
on the track to excel on the road, N430 – available in Coupe or Roadster form –
boasts a power hike to 430bhp at 7,300 rpm that brings its output up to that of
the spirited V8 Vantage S.
Minards, Director of Product Development at Aston Martin, said of the new car:
“N430 is all about bringing track-honed excitement to the road in an
accessible, emotionally engaging, and authentically ‘analogue’ way.
dynamic exhilaration of Vantage is the perfect complement to the eye-catching
looks of the N430.”
features include carbon fibre and Kevlar seats and ten-spoke forged alloy
wheels in a new graphite painted finish – together yielding a weight saving of
20 kg. The new V8 Vantage N430 is capable of 190 mph, with a 0-60 mph time that
drops to 4.6 seconds.
power feeds the rear wheels through a sporty six-speed manual gearbox; with the
option of a close-ratio seven-speed Sportshift II automated manual transmission
with short final-drive ratio for those demanding the most driver-focused yet
front mid-mounted, 4.7-litre, all-alloy, quad overhead cam, dry-sumped V8
engine is complemented by a rousing sports exhaust, aerodynamics honed through
numerous wins in GT racing and a competition-derived braking system.
hours testing at circuits around the globe, including the Nürburgring’s
Nordschleife which is home to a dedicated Aston Martin Test Centre, have
delivered a machine truly worthy to join Aston Martin’s family of ‘N’ cars.
to evoke thoughts of the track, N430 celebrates Aston Martin’s sporting
heritage and motorsport success.
DB9 Carbon Black & Carbon White
Aston Martin DB9 family grows at Geneva with the arrival of the DB9 Carbon
Black and Carbon White special editions.
new Carbon Black accentuates the 183 mph DB9’s 6.0-litre V12 potential through
a strong dark theme underpinned by a unique combination of lightweight carbon
fibre features. Meanwhile, the contemporary Carbon White special edition
creates a dramatic visual effect with the carbon fibre and dark elements
contrasting strongly against the Stratus White paint and accented caliper
exterior additions for both Carbon Black and Carbon White editions include
carbon fibre side strakes and black window surrounds reinforcing the powerful
a strong black styling theme with a choice of accent colours in line with the
caliper shade showcases carbon fibre details and new black hardware. Bespoke
sill plaques with the Carbon Black or Carbon White logo, communicate the cars’
course the styling changes don’t alter the DB9’s inherent grand touring
capabilities, qualities that make it the world’s most admired and desired GT.
DB9 features the modern AM11 V12 engine which uses ‘Gen4’ VH architecture and
hardware, tuned to suit the character of a classic GT. The result is an engine
with effortless torque of up to 620 Nm and peak power of 517 PS.
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