Aston Martin unveiled today the 2011 Virage, its latest vehicle which will make its world debut in March at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show. According to the British manufacturer, the Virage sits between the enduringly elegant DB9 and overtly sporting DBS.
The car is powered by a hand-built 6.0 litre V12 engine delivering 490 bhp (365 kW/497 PS) and 570 Nm (420 lb. Ft) of torque.
Moreover, the engine is mated to six-speed Touchtronic II automatic transmission mounted on the transaxle contributing to perfect 50:50 weight balance.
Regarding the design, the new car features single bi-xenon headlamps, a new single bi-xenon headlamps, a new front bumper, new front wings as well as a new rear bumper with integrated air diffuser and exhaust system.
Inside, the car features the new fully integrated Satellite Navigation system that has been developed in conjunction with Garmin. The new 6.5 inch high resolution display uses the latest graphics and maps to visually and aurally guide the driver to their destination.
Some of the standard equipment includes: heated seats (Sports seats only), cruise control, satellite navigation, Bluetooth telephone preparation and the powerful 700W Aston Martin Premium Audio System with Dolby Pro Logic II and full iPod integration.
Regarding the performances, the new car will be offered with Carbon Ceramic Matrix (CCM) brakes as standard, as well as with a 'Sport' button which will allow the driver to select a sharper throttle response and faster gear changes. A newly developed Adaptive Damping System (ADS) intelligently 'reads' the road to provide optimum road holding, adapting to different conditions.