A new, lightweight and extreme Aston Martin special edition was unveiled folks and it will arrive next month at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. Called the Aston Martin Vantage GT3 Special Edition, the production of the new vehicle is limited to just 100 units, each powered by a 6.0-liter V12 engine that generates around 600 hp.
Compared with the Aston Martin V12 Vantage S, the Vantage GT3 Special Edition is 100 kg lighter and was significantly restyled. As you can see from the photos, the vehicle is equipped with motorsport-inspired features such as new flared carbon fiber front wings, carbon fiber hood, a lithium ion race-derived battery, carbon fiber door casings, a carbon fiber roof offered as an option, as well as polycarbonate rear window and rear quarter windows.
As a result, the Vantage GT3 Special Edition has a weight of just 1,565 kg. Other features include magnesium inlet manifolds with revised geometry, a lightweight magnesium torque tube as well as a full titanium exhaust system with centre outlets. Inside, there is a carbon fiber centre stack, touch-sensitive control array, carbon fiber sports seats, Alcantara trim but also plenty of bespoke features from Q by Aston Martin.
Aston Martin said that it will introduce its new Vantage GT3 Special Edition at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, but the customers taking the delivery of the new car will see it starting the third quarter of 2015.