Geneva Live – Aston Martin V8 Vantage N430, DB9 Carbon Black
Posted on: Mar 6, 2014 - 12:03pm IST
British car maker Aston Martin has unveiled two new special editions at the Geneva Motor Show – the Aston Martin V8 Vantage N430 and the DB9 Carbon Black Edition.
While the N430, which will be launched in September this year, gets a recommended retail price of £89,995 (Rs 93.3 lakh), the prices for the DB9 Carbon Black are available on request.
Aston Martin V8 Vantage N430
The motorsport-celebrating N430 features a front mid-mounted, 4.7-litre, quad overhead cam, dry-sumped V8 engine that makes 436 hp at 7,300 rpm, a minor hike in output that makes it level with that of the Vantage S. The rear wheel driven car gets a six-speed manual gearbox.
20 kg is lost thanks to its carbon fibre and kevlar seats along with a ten-spoke forged alloy wheel. Cosmetic changes for the car includes graphite-painted wheels alongside black front grille, headlamp bezels, exterior meshes, side window surrounds and textured tailpipe finishers and clear rear lamps with black surrounds.
Aston Martin DB9 Carbon Black
These cosmetic additions are to the special edition DB9 which carries the same 6.0-liter V12 that produces 517 hp of peak power and a peak torque of 620 Nm.
While the Carbon Black edition (that was displayed in Geneva) gets a dark theme underpinned by a combination of lightweight carbon fibre features, Aston Martin says that the Carbon White edition creates a visual effect with the carbon fibre and dark elements contrasting against the Stratus White paint and accented caliper colour.
Aston Martin Special Editions – Geneva – Press Release
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