Aston Martin Virage Volante 2011 Design Car Exterior Interior

Aston Martin Virage Volante 2011 Design Car Exterior Interior – The new Virage is built on the same aluminum ‘VH’ architecture that was used for the DB9 and the Rapide sedan. This VH architecture takes inspiration from the aerospace industry where weight reduction is the ultimate goal.

The model will be further distinguished by a new aluminum metal front grille with five horizontal vanes, inspired by the One-77 , a new front bumper, distinctive front wings with six LEDs, single bi-xenon headlamps, and a rear diffuser which houses a body-colored blade accentuating the width of the car.

Aston Martin Virage Volante 2011 Design Car Exterior Interior

For the interior, Aston Martin is offering a combination of seven of the finest Bridge of Weir leather used down either side of the fascia and along the seat and signature swan wing doors. The creation of the interior alone took 70 out of the 200 man hours needed to complete each vehicle, ensuring the highest quality one comes to expect from such a car.

Standard equipment on the Virage will include: a new fully integrated Satellite Navigation system that has been developed in conjunction with Garmin, heated seats (Sports seats only), cruise control, satellite navigation, Bluetooth telephone preparation, and the 700W Aston Martin Premium Audio System with Dolby Pro Logic II and full iPod integration.

body type 2+2 seater convertible/cabriolet
number of doors 2
Dimensions & Weights
mm inches
wheelbase 2740 107.9
track/tread (front) 1586 62.4
track/tread (rear) 1581 62.2
length 4703 185.2
width 1904 75
height 1289 50.7
length:wheelbase ratio 1.72
kerb weight 1890 kg 4167 lb
fuel tank capacity 78 litres 17.2 UK Gal 20.6 US Gal
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
engine manufacturer Aston Martin
cylinders V 12 in 60° vee
capacity 5.9 litre
5935 cc
(362.176 cu in)
bore × stroke 89 × 79.5 mm
3.5 × 3.13 in
bore/stroke ratio 1.12
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
48 valves in total
maximum power output 497 PS (490 bhp) (365 kW)
at 6500 rpm
specific output 82.6 bhp/litre
1.35 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 570 Nm (420 ft·lb) (58.1 kgm)
at 5750 rpm
specific torque 96.04 Nm/litre
1.16 ft·lb/cu3
engine construction aluminium alloy block & head
compression ratio 10.97:1
fuel system EFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1206.9 kPa (175 psi)
engine coolant Water
unitary capacity 494.58 cc
aspiration Normal
compressor N/A
intercooler None
catalytic converter Y
maximum speed 299 km/h (186 mph)
power-to-weight ratio 262.86 PS/g
193.33 kW/g
259.26 bhp/ton
0.12 bhp/lb
weight-to-power ratio 5.17 kg/kW
8.64 lb/bhp
engine position front
engine layout longitudinal
drive wheels rear wheel drive
torque split N/A
steering rack & pinion VPAS
turns lock-to-lock 3.460
front suspension I.DW.CS.ARB.
rear suspension I.DW.CS.ARB.
wheel size front 8½ x 20
wheel size rear 11 x 20
tyres front Pirelli P Zero 245/35 x 20
tyres rear Pirelli P Zero 295/30 x 20
brakes f/r VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
front brake diameter 398 mm
rear brake diameter 360 mm
gearbox 6 speed automatic
final drive ratio 3.46

Aston Martin Virage Volante 2011

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