Aston Martin V12 Speedster sports car costs $950,000 has no roof
The latest creation of the Aston Martin's made its global debut, the V12 Speedster, was unveiled which is inspired by a number of the carmaker’s roofless sports cars. In addition, it also inspired by both the brand’s rich racing history and fighter jets. Earlier, the launch was supposed to happen at the Geneva Motor Show, but the annual event was canceled this year due to fears about the coronavirus.
Only 88 V12 Speedsters will be produced and they will have a starting price of 7,65,000 pounds and the deliveries will begin in the first quarter of 2021.
The Speedster is powered by a 700-horsepower turbocharged V12 engine mounted under the car's long hood. The car can accelerate from zero to 60 miles an hour in about 3.5 seconds, according to Aston Martin, and it has a top speed of 186 miles an hour.
The overall shape of the car is reminiscent of vintage racing cars. The car's body is made almost entirely from carbon fiber contrasts with traditional hand-crafted saddle leather, chrome, aluminium and even 3D printed rubber, removable leather bag in place of a traditional glove box, and additional storage space under the rear bumps for luggage.
Buyers will, of course, be able to customize the V12 Speedster. Aston-Martin designers pay homage to the F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter plane, including numerous bright red tie straps and "Do Not Step" markings on the central bar between the seats for the presentation version.
Currently, Aston Martin is accepting orders for the V12 Speedster, with the first cars expected to be delivered early next year.