16th April 2024

Over the previous few years, my automotive focus has been drawn from achingly lovely traditional automobiles, towards one thing newer: Hybrids, EVs, and diverse new applied sciences. I prefer to hold present, and which means monitoring latest developments and developments within the automotive business.

However when probably the most lovely automotive I’ve seen in many years comes alongside — and has a beastly 656+ HP — nicely, I revert to my default petrolhead standing and drool one thing that feels like arghgeghh

The photographs are merely gorgeous: From the huge entrance grill to the muscular haunches, the eye-catching rear fenders, flowing indents, and that horny tail bob, all the things about this automotive screams Magnificence AND Beast. Even the inside, lengthy an Aston Martin weak spot, appears improbable.


-656BHP at 6000rpm
-Most Torque: 800NM (2000-5000 rpm)
-0-62 in 3.5 seconds (0-100km/h)
-Prime pace: 202mph (325kph)
-All alloy quad overhead cam, 4.Zero litre twin turbo V8
-Rear mid-mounted ZF eight-speed automated transmission
-Physique: aluminium physique construction with composite panels
-Rear tires: Michelin Pilot Sport S 5: 325/30/ZR21 (Big!); Entrance  275/35/ZR21 (Beefy!)

What Aston calls “Podium Inexperienced and Lime” appears like a cross between AMG’s Inexperienced Magno Hell and British Racing Inexperienced with acid yellow trim is spectacular (Possibly it’s Ion or Aston Martin Racing Inexperienced). The complete palette of colours learn moist, lovely, and nuanced. It comes within the widest vary of selections I can recall from AM, from in-your-face oranges and neon to delicate blacks, greys, and silvers. I have a tendency to love automobiles in Blue, as they’re much less cliched and rarer — take a look at the low-key Ion Blue.

I had no thought this was popping out till I watched it on Harry’s Storage. No rear wheel steer or heavy hybrid batteries, only a monster Mercedes-sourced twin-turbo AMG engine. I think about the oldsters in Stuttgart are taking discover — anybody available in the market for a Porsche 911 Turbo S now has to resolve how a lot magnificence they’ll deal with.

If that is the ICE period’s final hurrah, we’re actually going out on prime…


Supply: Auto Automobile

Supply: Aston Martin, Goodwood, Evo

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