4 August 2016

The Aston Martin Vulcan is one of the most exclusive cars ever built. Just 24 of the £1.8m Vulcans are being made – and even if you can afford to buy one, it’s so hard to drive that Aston is offering owners one-on-one tuition from its stable of racing drivers. 

So when Matt Prior got the call up for the final drive of the car by anyone other than an owner or Aston employee, he jumped at the chance to strap into the bespoke carbonfibre cockpit at Silverstone.

Powered by a 7.0-litre V12 engine producing 820bhp - the most powerful normally aspirated car in production - and built to racing car standards, the Vulcan certainly lived up to the hype. Matt’s verdict? “The Aston Vulcan is as fast as a McLaren P1 but even more immersive.” High praise indeed. Press play to enjoy the full experience.

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4 August 2016
trading on a diminishing name to bulk up the coffers with another load of crap that will be forgotten in a couple of years.
Ragheads will love it.

5 August 2016
"Ragheads"? Are you for real??

This is a forum for car fans not racists. Focus on facts please.

It's a very expensive toy at any price, but will appeal to a select number of people who can afford it, regardless of their attire.

"Why is http://www.nanoflowcell.com not getting more media attention? It could be the future... Now!"

5 August 2016
I am for real and you read it right" Ragheads" and I forgot to add morons with more money than sense who buy into this nonsense when an Atom costing a fraction of the price will do at least as well as these over-rated bloated vehicles.

4 August 2016
Not a Road Car,just a £1.8 million pound Toy?,must be nice i guess,Car experiences are the closest i'll get,but,hey!,that's way cheaper than owning it or other asperational drives.

Peter Cavellini.

4 August 2016
If I wanted a track only car I would probably get something beautiful by Chevron and if I was any good it would get me into any number of wonderful events and race series. I would feel like a wally in this Aston but it takes all sorts.

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