£298,000-worth of race ma­chine

Yorkshire Post - Motoring - - NEWS -

AS­TON Martin’s Van­tage GT3 racer will cost £298,000 when it goes on sale early next year. A mod­i­fied ver­sion of the pro­duc­tion 6.0 litre V12 en­gine used in the road cars, with a dry sump, is ex­pected to pro­duce 600 bhp and 516 lb ft. A car­bon fi­bre prop­shaft mates the en­gine to a Xtrac six-speed se­quen­tial trans­mis­sion with semi-au­to­matic pad­dle shift gear change. The Van­tage GT3 will be eli­gi­ble for nu­mer­ous race se­ries around the world.

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