Aston Martin launches new Virage in 2012

Leading powerful sports car Aston Martin Virage is all set to launch its new variant in 2012. Virage is a coupe sports model first launched in Geneva Auto show, this appearance was in 1989. This was a replace of V8 model of Aston Martin, which was leading decades before. Aston Martin Virage is an excellent combination of performance and luxury features, which made it popular among the strong line up rival sports breeds.

2012 Aston Martin Virage got enough refinement and same comfort as that of its predecessors, press release revealed, the car will be available both in coupe and Volante versions in 40 countries. Along with the pres release, CEO of Aston Martin, Dr Ulrich Bez said that, evolution of each and every model gives perfectness and, this is now, the refinement and evolution of the VH architecture through Aston Martin Virage 2012.

The whole concept of exterior designing is based on weight reduction mechanisms coupled with VH architecture. The VH architecture employed in 2012 Aston Martin Virage, is same as that used in Rapide sedan model and DB9. The releases said that, for efficient and considerable weight reduction all these architectures along with concepts are
implemented with adopted ideas of aerospace industry.

Aston Martin signature is done with the usual front grille, now in aluminum metal and is horizontally bared, which gives sporty look, said reports. Also these reports added that, there are adoptions from the rarest sports car One 77. These adoptoions include, front bumper, LED line up for run time, xenon head lamps, etc.

Interior of the car too is finest, which is done using first class leather, in seat covering and inner coverings of both the cabin and the door. The 2012 Aston Martin Virage too has a identity swan wing door of Aston Martin. The release associated with official chats revealed that, new Virage is looking for perfectness, as a whole. For that, they took 70 man working hours out of the total 200 hours tok for the entire vehicle. Equipment line of this car too is awesome with, a Satellite Navigation system integrated, controls for cruise, heated seats, telephone with Bluetooth, and an Aston Martin Premium Audio System which can be coupled with iPods, etc.

The engine of 2012Aston Martin Virage is a bit refined with an all new 6.0 liter V12 engine, capable for delivering 490 HP and a torque rate of 420 lb.-ft. The 6.0 liter engine is coupled with six-speed Touchtronic transmission, which is available only in automatic mode in the initial state. There is a perfect weight sharing and centre of gravity maintenance in this new performer. The car can sprint to 60 mph in 4.6 seconds and max speed is 186 mph.

Major competitor of 2012Aston Martin Virage is, report says, Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale, which has almost similar performance and components. Price of new Virage too is expected to be something closer to that of its competitor, which figures $205,000.

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