Aston Martin Victor Is A V12 Powered Supercar With Manual Transmission

Q by Aston Martin has just revealed its wildest creation ever. Starting with One-77, also for the 70th anniversary of the Vantage, the company’s latest one-off supercar which draws inspiration from the iconic V8 Vantage of the ‘70s and ‘80s, as well as the DBS V8 from the ‘70s.

Aston Martin Victor

Underneath its muscular, retro-inspired skin, the new Victor is powered by a 7.3-liter V12 engine that’s been further tuned by Cosworth to produce 836 HP and 605 lb-ft (821 Nm) of torque, up from the One-77’s 760 HP and 553 lb-ft.

Aston Martin Victor

The mill now pairs with a six-speed manual from Graziano, making the Victor the most-power manual-equipped Aston. To handle the additional power, two transmission coolers and a “bespoke motorsport clutch” were added to handle the additional power. Also handling the power are six-piston carbon-ceramic brakes.

While the design harkens back to vintage Astons, the Victor is packed with modern-day technology. At the rear, Aston used tech derived from the Valkyrie to design the taillights. Even the vintage appearance is functional, providing 608 lb-ft (825 Nm) of downforce at 100 miles per hour (160 kilometers per hour).

Aston Martin Victor

The suspension features the same inboard springs and dampers with the track-only Vulcan, offering six different settings to make the Victor more compatible with imperfect road driving conditions. Because the Aston Martin Victor is also fully road legal, at least in the UK. The wheels are center-lock items while the carbon-ceramic brakes measure 380mm in diameter at the front and 360mm at the rear.

Inside, the cabin is bathed in Forest Green and Conker Bridge of Weir leathers with cashmere on the upper sections. Not all surfaces of the interior are covered though, as the owner opted to leave parts of the carbon fiber chassis exposed in the cabin. Anodized aluminum and machined and polished titanium hardware add to the bespoke feel while Crown cut solid walnut adorn the dash and manual gear knob for a luxurious touch. As proof of this car’s performance, the steering wheel is a racing-style unit from the Vulcan.

Aston Martin Victor

The bodywork is also made out of carbon fiber and is finished in Pentland Green while the interior is dressed with high-grade Forest Green and Conker Bridge of Weir leathers, with cashmere used for the headliner.

There’s no word on price because this is a one-off creation. It’s a stunning homage to Aston’s heritage.


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