As promised at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show, Aston Martin unveiled today, May 19, 2013 at the 24 Hours of NÃ¼rburgring race the exceptional CC100 Speedster Concept – a car specially made to celebrate the firm’s centenary. The CC100 made its launching by lapping the the circuit along with the 1959 DBR1 – the system that influenced. Behind the wheel was Aston Martin CEO Dr Ulrich Bez.
The new CC100 procedures 4,5 m (177.16 inches) in length and 2 m (78.74 inches) in width, and, according to the very first specifics supplied by the firm it features hint at possible future layout instructions.
The CC100 had both the physique and the interior made in carbon fiber and is powered by the most recent generation AM11 normally aspirated V12 gas engine mated to a six-speed hydraulically actuated automated consecutive manual transmission.
The Speedster can dash from 0 to 60 miles per hour in a little over four secs, while the full blast is limited to 180 miles per hour.
Aston Martin is commemorating its centenary in first-rate style with the debut today (19 May) of the phenomenal CC100 Speedster Concept.
Made as a spectacular event of the great British brand’s 100 years of sports cars excellence the one-off CC100 looks both to the past and the DBR1– Aston Martin’s best featuring triumph on the monitor– and to the future with its teasing glimpses of possible future layout direction.
The 6.0-litre V12-powered idea car today makes its globe launching by finishing a lap of the well-known Nordschleife at Germany’s ADAC Zurich 24 Hours of NÃ¼rburgring race. It is lapping the circuit along with the 1000km race-winning 1959 DBR1 with British racing folklore Sir Stirling Moss at the wheel. It is the most concrete expression yet of the brand’s year-long 2013 centenary events.
Seen by tens of hundreds of fortunate viewers in Germany, the extreme speedster is being driven today by Aston Martin CEO Dr Ulrich Bez. He pointed out: “CC100 is the epitome of everything that is fantastic regarding Aston Martin. It represents our fantastic featuring ancestry, our phenomenal layout capacity, our superb engineering knowledge and, above all, our daring spirit!
“I have nicknamed it ‘DBR100’ due to its affinity to the terrific 1959 race-winning cars and, naturally, our 100-year anniversary in 2013.
“But this car is more, even, than a simple ‘birthday celebration present’ to our own selves: it reveals that the soul of Aston Martin– things that differentiates us from all the other car producers out there– is as effective as ever and I quite hope that everybody that beholds it at the NÃ¼rburgring today has fun in seeing it.”.
Made and created in less than 6 months at Aston Martin’s worldwide base of operations in Gaydon, coordinating with key provider Multimatic Inc, under the management of Special Projects and Motorsport Director David King, the completed appeal of the two-seater CC100 is the job of Design Director Marek Reichman functioning along with the brand’s Chief Exterior Designer Miles Nurnberger.
Far described: “The quick was very straightforward, yet tremendously testing: create something that shows the 100 years of Aston Martin ancestry and indicates the future of the brand.
“The suggestion of a legendary speedster concept that nods to the Le Mans and NÃ¼rburgring– succeeding autos of 1959 soon came, and we have had total liberty to form this car.”.
Marek Reichman pointed out: “I’m extremely proud of the whole group at Gaydon for producing this amazing sports car concept in such a short time.
“The have to make an absolutely suitable homage to 100 years of the Aston Martin brand has emphasized the creativity and talent that makes Aston Martin such a remarkable high-end sports cars maker.”.
Gauging practically four and an one-half metres nose to tail, and greater than two metres wide (featuring mirrors) the Speedster Concept physique is a traditional example of the nearly definitely versatile nature of Aston Martin’s trademark Vertical Horizontal engineering philosophy.
With a physique and interior crafted from carbon fiber, tooled and offered by low quantity experts Multimatic, the CC100 utilises the most recent generation AM11 normally aspirated V12 gasoline engine mated to a six-speed hydraulically actuated automated consecutive manual transmission. Controlled via driving column-mounted paddle shifts the lightweight ‘box delivers genuinely sporting adjustments flawlessly matched to the Speedster’s track-focused nature.