2020 Aston Martin Vantage AMR test-driven in Germany
The first car to use AMG engine with manual transmission
2020 Aston Martin Vantage AMR Test Drive
Today we present you our first drive of Aston Martin Vantage AMR (short for Aston Martin Racing) from Germany, just steps away from Nürburgring circuit, the home of speed, challenge, and records. Our editor-in-chief Suhaib Shashaa drove the car in today’s episode of Special Coverage program.
In this episode we introduce an exclusive sports car with only 200 copies available around the world; 59 Halo versions, and 141 cars under the name of Hero, the one we will be testing today.
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Compared to the regular 2020 Vantage, the exclusive Aston Martin Vantage AMR is lighter, and it has better performance, inspired from motorsport. The exterior comes with plenty of carbon fiber touches, and larger vents and skirts to improve aerodynamics, it also has carbon-ceramic brakes with 20-inch wheels surrounded by Pirelli P-Zero tires.
The beating heart of this car, provided by AMG , Mercedes-Benz High-Performance Division, is a 4-liter twin-turbocharged V8 with “Hot-Inside-V” setup (turbochargers at the top of the engine), and it generates 510 hp and 625 Nm of torque (instead of 675 Nm due to the use of manual gearbox)
This British car is equipped with a Graziano Seven-speed manual transmission, the first manual gearbox installed on an AMG road-going production car. it is cooled via Water-to-Air charge cooling system.
The car accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 3.9 seconds and has a top speed of 322 km / h (200 mph).
The use of manual transmission in Aston Martin Vantage AMR has reduced its weight by 100 kilograms to 1,499 kg.
Aston Martin Vantage AMR will compete against Mercedes AMG GT and the Porsche 911.
The price of 2020 Aston Martin Vantage AMR in global markets starts from 224,650 US dollars equivalent to 842,400 SR.