It’s that time of year, when the race calendar starts to wind down and you can pick up a Driving Experiences bargain at Silverstone… if you’re quick. Tomorrow (Monday 11th October at 12:00hrs*) all of Silverstone’s Driving Experiences from their impressive range will be half price as part of a one day sale.
The problem with measuring anything with a qualitative stick is that by its very nature it will divide opinion. We’ve heard the stereotypes before, the 911 design is boring, Volvos are dull and Ferrari can do no wrong – but these are all just opinions. Games of football, tennis or cricket are ultimately measured by cold and clear numbers that allow you to immediately assess sans bias who has performed best over a set period of time and pat them on the back or berate their performance appropriately.
It’s becoming all the rage these days, Fiat recently got together with Faithless for their Punto Evo campaign, spawning a ‘Feelin Good’ special edition. Aston Martin being the coolest of automotive brands chose… Swizz Beatz for their ‘music edition’ special. Erm, Swizz who?
Aston Martin were today announced as the coolest brand in the UK, outdoing Apple’s iPhone which held the top spot last year. The index was drawn up from a potential list of more than 10,000 brands which are whittled down and rated by a panel of 35 ‘style-experts’, before 2,100 members of the public provided their ratings.
Aston Martin’s ultimate in design, engineering and craftsmanship, the One-77 is being readied for production, the engineers down at Gaydon decided to put it on the dyno and find out just how much its 7.3 litre V12 engine is pumping out. The result? 750bhp and 750Nm of torque, positioning it as the most powerful naturally aspirated road car engine in the world today.
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Lotus can’t wait to get back to making supercars, so they’ve given us a clock to help pass the time.
Aston Martin spices up its V8 Vantage
Aston Martin V12 Vantage crosses The Atlantic – available 4th quarter 2010.
The shameless V8 special featuring Ferrari California, Jaguar XKR and Aston V8 Vantage.
Aston’s One-77 is beginning to look like it might be worth £1 million..
Aston Martin have just made the DBS and V12 Vantage even more desirable.