Following last month’s online reveal, the Aston Martin Vantage GT3 has now made its video debut. This higher specification version of the Vantage is not only 100 kg lighter than the V12 Vantage S but also substantially more powerful. The 6.0-liter V12 has been reworked and it’s now capable of developing 600 HP (441 kW) and 460 lb-ft (625 Nm) of torque transferred to the road through a seven-speed automated-manual transmission. This hardware setup enables the vehicle to hit 62 mph (100 km/h) from a standstill in 3.7 seconds on its way to a top speed of 185 mph (297 km/h).
The Aston Martin Vantage GT3 has received 19-inch forged alloy wheels shod in Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires, Brembo carbon ceramic brakes and a limited slip different while the lightweight measures include carbon fiber door casings, hood and roof. Moreover, the rear window is made from polycarbonate while on the inside there’s a carbon fiber stack with touch-sensitive controls.
It has received other upgrades such as leather door pull straps, infotainment system with GPS, carbon fiber sport seats and a track-tuned suspension featuring revised springs and dampers. The engineers have also installed magnesium inlet manifolds and a carbon fiber propeller shaft while a steering wheel wrapped around in Alcantara rounds off the changes.
Source: Aston Martin