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The 7.0-litre V12-powered Vulcan was part of the line-up that took to the streets of Coventry at the weekend

The Aston Martin Vulcan was among the standout stars of this year's Coventry Motofest, with around 125,000 spectators attending the weekend as the city's ring road was closed and turned into a sprint circuit.

The Vulcan was joined by a host of exciting cars and bikes, old and new: see our full gallery below.

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Aston Martin’s Vulcan smokes its tyres on the streets of Coventry

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“Waaaaaait for it…” The Aston Martin Vulcan prepares for action

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A departure for the Aston Martin Vulcan that, under normal circumstances, would result in flashing blue lights and a severe talking to

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It wasn't all about cars: bikes were part of the show, too

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Fashion is a subjective thing

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A Formula 3 car lines up against a Peugeot 107

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Parts of Coventry’s road network were closed by the event in the pursuit of some spectacular entertainment

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James Tooley drifts his Garage 21 Nissan Silvia S15

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Crowds lined the Coventry streets to catch a glimpse of passing exotica

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Got camber?

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Even the big boys came out to play. This is Dave Jenkin’s MAN racing truck

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Ministox racers in action

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For one day only, the road signs did not apply

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Spot the Mustang!

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Coventry Transport Museum was the venue for a display of classic machinery of all shapes and sizes

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A snarling rat rod, possibly scaring small children

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Caravanning in style with an Austin Princess

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Rapid motorcycling through the ages

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Classic race cars took to the streets, too

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Chequered flag!

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An Aston Martin in Gulf livery is always popular

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The Team Thomas Racing truck of Steve Thomas burns some rubber

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All eyes (and ears) on the Aston Martin Vulcan

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Carl Stevens aboard his Tsingtao Racing MV Agusta

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A TVR Sagaris at full pelt

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A wheelie over the line for this Ducati 959

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Serious chicane work for the Aston Martin Vulcan

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James Tooley gets sideways in his Nissan Silvia S15

Photography by: Anthony Jenkins, Darren Skidmore, David Evans, David Gardener, Haydn Bailey, Infinite Pixels, Jamie Grey, Loz Moore, Olliee OHMEDIA, Rob Hitchman, Rob Young

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BriMarsh 14 June 2016


Yes, it is just you. Having been lucky enough to see one up-close (with Peter Dumbreck behind the wheel) at Silverstone, it is absolutely stunning. Not in the timelessly elegant way of a VW Golf, obviously, but if that's what floats your boat...
concinnity 11 June 2016



It is just you.

Aston Martin Vulcans do not look 'naff'

Citytiger 9 June 2016

Is it just me

or does the Vulcan just look a bit naff?