2012 Aston Martin Vantage Gt3
Aston Martin Vantage GT3
Aston Martin confirmed the spec of the 2012 Advantage GT3 racer. As the innate replacement to the hugely successful DBRS9, the new Aston Martin Advantage GT3 volition pass customers the up-to-the-minute in race-car engineering to ascertain the Advantage GT3 has the credential to contend with the nigh late new ware offerings from former manufacturers.
The Advantage GT3 features a limited variation of Aston Martin’s product 6.0 liter V12 locomotive plant in the brand’s extremely acclaimed sports cars. The dry-sumped locomotive is expected to create 600 bhp with 700 Nm of torsion and its post has been optimised encourage to amend burthen counterpoise. A c character propshaft match the locomotive to a Xtrac 6 amphetamine consecutive transmittance with semi-automatic spank switch train modify.
The Advantage GT3 benefits from Aston Martin’s V/H architecture ism, the modular flesh uses aerospace soldering techniques to produce a igniter and vastly besotted aluminum and complex construction which not solitary aids treatment on Aston Martin’s route cars but is likewise an saint stand for competitory backwash cars.
Near spectacular of all, are the new aeromechanics, contributive to a brawny and purposeful posture patch maintaining the boilersuit peach of the V12 Vantage. The shorter wheel base and lower engine position over its predecessor will contribute to enhanced handling and performance. The new car will also provide enhanced driveability with the latest race-developed ABS and Traction Control systems which are fitted to the V12 Vantage GT3 as standard.
The Aston Martin Vantage GT3 will be eligible for numerous race series around the world including the FIA GT3 Championship, ADAC Masters, Nürburgring VLN, Blancpain Endurance Series, British GT, Belcar and Open GT among others.
Aston Martin remains the only manufacturer to offer a race car for every GT class firmly cementing it as a global forerunner in race car production. The new Aston Martin Vantage GT3 is being developed to replicate and indeed surpass the superb track record of the DBRS9.
Aston Martin has sold 24 DBRS9s and customer teams have accumulated many race podiums and victories over the past six years including 2009 Winner Teams Championship, and Winner Manufacturers Championship for Hexis Racing and as recently as a 2011 GT Open race win at Spa for Villois Racing.
Testing of the new car will commence in October 2011, where the Aston Martin Vantage GT3 will undergo a comprehensive sign-off durability test including a 10,000 km test programme. Deliveries of the first cars will commence in early 2012. Prices start from £298,000.