Aston Martin CC100 Speedster Concept: world debut number one
Aston Martin's beautiful CC100 Concept vehicle, which was constructed to observe the firm's 100th anniversary, has found its owner.
We said the "first CC100" because Aston Martin will assemble another one and produce it to another very happy customer after this year. Little is known about this trade, but Autocar reports the second CC100 won't reside in a group, but it'll be driven on public roads.
Described as "the epitome of all that's great about Aston Martin", the CC100 is driven by 6.0liter V12 engine mated to a sequential gearbox.
) from a standing start in four seconds along with a top rate of 180 mph (290 km / h).
The Aston Martin CC100 Speedster Notion has debuted at Germany's 24 Hours of Nurburgring race this weekend as a part of the brand's centenary celebrations.
The Aston Martin CC100 blends the classic styling of the celebrated DBR1 sports racer with modern design themes.
Aston Martin main outside designer Miles Nurnberger described: "The brief was quite easy, yet extremely examining: create something which reflects the 100 years of Aston Martin tradition and indicates the future of the brand.
"The notion of an iconic speedster notion that nods to the Le Mans and Nurburgring-winning cars of 1959 shortly came, and we have had total liberty to form this car," said Nurnberger.
Designed and built in less than 6 months at Aston's international headquarters in Gaydon in the United Kingdom, the whole body and inside is crafted from carbonfibre - tooled and created by specialist business Multimatic.
The CC100 is driven by the latestgeneration AM11 naturally aspirated V12 engine mated to a sixspeed automated manual transmission with steering columnmounted paddleshifters.
Aston Martin CEO Dr Ulrich Bez said the "CC100 is the epitome of all that's great about Aston Martin. It represents our amazing sporting tradition, our exceptional design ability, our brilliant engineering knowhow, and most importantly our adventurous spirit."
"I have nicknamed it 'DBR100' because of its affinity to the great 1959 racewinning cars, and
of course our 100year anniversary in 2013," added Bez.
At this phase Aston Martin has created just one case of the CC100 Speedster Concept, which has been sold for an estimated cost of between $770,000 and $1,540,000.
New Aston Martin CC100 Speedster HUGE Revs and Sound
CAR REVIEWS »
Top 10 Best Chevrolet Models of All Time
9 Unique Ways to Customize Your Car
How to Find the Best Tow Truck Companies
Shady Car Mechanic Tricks You’ve Never Known Before
Your Guide to the New Skyactiv-X Engine from Mazda
5 Tips for Finding a Good Mechanic You Can Trust
6 Effective Maintenance Tips for Car Headlights
The Most Valuable Parts on a Car to Scrap
7 Tips for How to Install Windshield Wipers
View All Recent Posts
- More Photos