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Aston Martin Vantage GT12 Roadster

The Aston Martin GT12 Roadster is a one-off model created by Q at the Aston Martin Advanced division. It's powered by a naturally aspirated 5.9L V12 engine that produces 592-horsepower, mated to a portshift III seven-speed automatic transmission, enabling it to accelerate from 0-62 mph (100 km/h) in 3.7-seconds - 1/10 off th 2017 Mercedes-AMG GT R. Other new features include: a full titanium exhaust, lightweight magnesium torque tube and inlet manifolds, as well as a tuned suspension set-up. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Aston Martin Red Bull Nebula

Aston Martin and Red Bull's hypercar, codenamed "Nebula", is rumored to be powered by a naturally aspirated 7.0L V12 engine that revs to nearly 10,000 rpm, producing 1,000-horsepower. What's even more shocking is its power-to-weight ratio, since it weighs around 2,300-pounds, thanks to a body designed with "a massive amount of negative space", without the use of downforce spoilers. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato

Unlike its predecessors, the bespoke Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Concept features a carbon fiber body, new round tail light reflectors inspired by the classic rear view of a Zagato, while incorporating the same "bladed" LED technology as the "Vulcan". The 5.9-liter V12 has also been upgraded to output 600 PS, good for a sub 4-second sprint to 60mph and a top speed of 201mph. Continue reading for another video and more information.

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Street Legal Aston Martin Vulcan

If you've always wanted a street-legal Aston Martin race car, look no further than this modified Vulcan by British motorsports company RML. Priced in the "6-figure" range, this supercar is powered by a 7.0L V12 engine that churns out 800-horsepower, mated to a 6-speed sequential transmission. To make it road legal, external lights, tuning the engine to meet emission regulations and even crash tests were all performed. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny autocorrect texts gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a dog taking advantage of the Tesla Model S's autopilot function.

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Aston Martin GT8

Based on the track-only V8 Vantage GTE, Aston Martin's all-new Vantage GT8 is a street-legal racer powered by a tuned 4.7L V8 that produces 440-horsepower, mated to your choice of 6-speed manual or 7-speed sequential transmission. To keep the weight down, there's plenty of carbon fiber in the front splitter, front / rear bumpers, fenders, side sills, rear diffuser, sports seats, roof and the rear wing. Fortunately, creature comforts, like air conditioning and a modern infotainment system, are still included. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Aston Martin Red Bull

Aston Martin and Red Bull are partnering to create the ultimate hypercar, codenamed "AM-RB 001". It's touted as Formula One technology meets Aston's "signature sports car design" by Red Bull boss Christian Horner. While no engine or drivetrain specifications have been released yet, but a hybrid could be under consideration, paired with some iteration of Aston's 7.0L V12 from the track-only Vulcan. Continue reading for two more pictures and information.

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Aston Martin DB11

Aston Martin's DB11 is a followup to the DB9, and it's definitely no slouch. Featuring a twin-turbocharged 5.2L V12 engine that generates 600-horsepowr and 516 lb-ft of torque, which lets it sprint from 0-60 in 3.9-seconds, making it the fastest DB model yet. This model is longer, wider, lower, when compared to the DB9, and comes equipped with an elongated wheelbase, while the 3,902 pounds weight is distributed 51% front & 49% rear. Click here for more pictures of the DB11. Continue reading for another video and more information.

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Aston Martin Vulcan

The 2976-pound Aston Martin Vulcan was first unveiled at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, and is a rear-wheel drive, track-only supercar powered by the company's all-new 7L V12 engine that delivers 800-horsepower, mated to an Xtrac 6-speed sequential gearbox. Other features include: a carbon fiber chassis and body, carbon ceramic brakes, magnesium torque tube with a carbon fiber propeller shaft, as well as a limited-slip differential. Continue reading for more interesting facts.

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Aston Martin Motorcycle

You saw the Lamborghini-powered motorcycle last month, now check out this one, powered by a monstrous Aston Martin-sourced V12. Boss Hoss may be known for their V8-powered customs and transplanting other large car engines into motorcycles, but this takes it to a whole new level. How does it sound? Well, just imagine a DBRS9 GT3 made specifically for the race track at idle. Continue reading for two videos.

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Aston Martin Vulcan

Priced at $2.3-million, the Aston Martin Vulcan is a beastly track car to be reckoned with. Featuring a 7.0-liter V-12 engine that produces 800-horsepower-plus, mated to a Xtrac six-speed sequential gearbox, enabling it to sprint from 0-60mph in less than 3-seconds, with a top speed of 200mph. Engineers added a track-derived pushrod suspension with anti-dive geometry, complemented by Multimatic's Dynamic Suspension Spool Valve (DSSV) adjustable dampers and anti-roll bars front and rear. Continue reading to see it in-action.

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