Buyers of the Aston Martin Vulcan have received their first round of track tuition in Abu Dhabi
Jimi Beckwith
15 February 2016

The first six Aston Martin Vulcan owners have received Aston Martin tuition on how to best drive their Vulcans on track.

Owners of the £1.8 million track-only Aston Martin hypercar were flown to Abu Dhabi from across the globe to undertake a three-day track guidance and tuition course by a team of racing drivers, under the leadership of Aston Martin Racing works driver Darren Turner.

Before the drivers were let loose in their Vulcans, training was given in an Aston Martin V12 Vantage S road car and Vantage GT4 race car. The drivers were then taken to the Abu Dhabi Formula 1 track and given guidance from the passenger seat by one of the Aston Martin team.

Daytime and night-time circuit driving was given during the three-day course, to ensure that the owners got a full range of track experience and to get the drivers accustomed to the full range of driving conditions should they choose to race after dark.

The owners could then drive their Vulcans on-track at their discretion - the first time they had been behind the wheel of their cars

The course was the first of six offered to each Vulcan owner across a three-year period. Aston Martin described the drivers as "absolutely delighted" with their Vulcans, and are anticipating their next five bouts of tuition. 

Aston Martin organized the package to give the 24 Vulcan owners experience of driving their car before driving the 200mph-plus, 820bhp track-only hypercar of their own accord. 

The remaining 18 drivers will also undertake their six courses of tuition over the next three years. 

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15 February 2016

It pleases me immeasurably that these 1%ers are enjoying their cars while the rest of us wonder where our money has gone. Sorry, no it doesn't, they can lick my salty, hairy balls.

15 February 2016

If i were in the position of being able to buy whatever i wanted, i wouldn't worry what others say,my cash, my choice.

Peter Cavellini.

15 February 2016

Yes i know for sûre my Peugeot rcz 200 thp looks like à zagato at the back what an engine won many prizes for years in its category


15 February 2016

to be one of the lucky few. The few who obviously have worked hard to be in a position to own an Aston Martin Vulcan.

Envy? Jealous? No, just huge buckets of respect.

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