Wednesday, April 6, 2011

All About Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd

Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd.. is a British luxury car manufacturer, based in Newport Pagnell in Buckinghamshire . By 2003, approximately 20,200 cars had been built by Aston Martin. From 1994 to 2007, this company is part of the division of the Premier Automotive Group, Ford Motor Company. On March 12, 2007, the company was bought by a British consortium led David Richards of Prodrive worth £ 479 million.

Aston Martin's model naming can be confusing for the unusual. In general, high-performance models using the name "Vantage", while the convertible model called the "Volante".

Aston Martin DB9

Aston Martin DB9 is a grand tourer launched by Aston Martin in 2004. The name "DB"stems from David Brown, owner of Aston Martin at some point in its history. This model, designed by Ian Callum and finished by his successor, Henrik Fisker, Aston Martin DB7 replaces the now discontinued (also by Callum) which started production in 1994. The previous model can be given credit to bring this company back from bankruptcy.

The lastest Aston Martin Car (Virage)

British luxury car manufacturer, Aston Martin is rumored to be showing the latest sports car which uses Virage name.

It is said, the car will be filling the position between the Aston Martin DBS and DB9. "Virage will use technology from DBS and combined with the comfort that is owned by the DB9," says Aston Martin in his official statement.

Behind the front hood, Virage using V 12 engine with a capacity of 6000 cc. machine with the capacity of that size could generate power to 497 HP and torque of 420 lb-ft.

V12 engine is then combined with the automatic transmission six-speed Touchtronic II.

With these capabilities, says Aston Martin Virage can run from 0 to 100 km / h in just 4.6 seconds. And if you continue to step on the gas pedal to reach speeds of up to 299 miles / h.

For comparison, the figure for the acquisition DB9 is powered 477HP 4.8 seconds and a top speed of 306 km / h, and then to DBS powered 510HP, is 4.3 seconds and a top speed of 307 miles / h.

For security, Virage feature Adaptive Damping System (ADS) and Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), and standard tech carbon brakes Ceramic Matrix (CCM).

The plan, Virage will appear the first time in mat Geneva Motor Show next week and go on sale some time after that.