Wednesday, June 22, 2011

2012 Aston Martin Vantage GT3 Review

Aston Martin Racing has announced a new GT3 race car is based on the Vantage V12 Vantage road car, which is ready for competition in 2012.



Aston Martin Vantage GT3 DBRS9 substitute, was launched in 2006 in Le Mans, and since then has seen a 26 basis built and raced a number of victories in national and international series in the world, recently won the Australian GT Mount Panorama in October of last year and to reach a podium last week in Zolder. The new Vantage GT2, GT3 LMP1 to create a wider and more complete race car of Aston Martin, at the latest. With Vantage, GT4, and the GT1 DBR9 AMR

Designed for the FIA ​​GT3 Aston Martin Vantage Vantage is built around a lightweight aluminum VH architecture Dry sumped 6.0 liters V12 engine, which is based on the V12 Vantage road car. The new car is a race of semi-automatic gear shift paddles, and the last of the race Xtrac developed the ABS and traction control, optimized for the GT3 Aston Martin Vantage.

John Gaw, CEO of Aston Martin Racing said: "The DBRS9 is a very successful race car and the GT3, despite more than six years, is still today's competitive, but competition has changed and it is necessary to create a new one. car that combines the expertise of our six years in this category with the latest racing technology to the continued success of Aston Martin GT3 for many years to come. "

Aston Martin Racing has set a target weight of 1250 kg and targeting engine performance figures of more than 600bhp and 700 nm. The first car will be completed in July 2011 and will conduct extensive testing and development for the rest of the year. Ten cars to customers will be built ready for delivery in early 2012-season.