Aston Martin DB11 will be seen running for the first time anywhere in the world at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed, which would be starting from June 23-26, 2016. First unveiled at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, the 600bhp, 5.2L twin-turbo V12 GT car will be on display in the Michelin Supercar Paddock during the Festival weekend and will be driven up Goodwood’s famous 1.16-mile hillclimb by Aston Martin CEO, Andy Palmer.
The legendary British sportscar manufacturer will also give its Vantage GT8 – the lightest and most powerful V8-powered Vantage ever built – its first UK public runs at Goodwood, driven in Saturday’s timed run category by Aston Martin Racing works driver, Darren Turner. One year on from its global unveiling at the Festival of Speed, Aston Martin’s track-only supercar, the Vulcan, will be back to tackle the hillclimb in anger, with Aston Martin Racing works driver and Vulcan development driver, Darren Turner, at the wheel. For those asking, the DB11 costs Rs. 1.47 Crores (£155,000) and it is the first product launched under the company’s ‘Second Century’ plan. It can be seen up close and personal as a static display on Goodwood’s Press & Preview Day (Thursday, June 23) as part of the Moving Motor Show.
Alongside the DB11, there will be Aston’s Rapide S model, which will also be available for visitors to experience. The mouth-watering chance to drive an Aston Martin as part of the Moving Motor Show also extends to the V12 Vantage S Coupe and the Vanquish Volante. Meanwhile, the Vantage GT8 will be on display in the Supercar Paddock during the main Festival of Speed weekend. Inspired by the company’s GTE race car programme, only 150 examples of the Rs. 1.57 Crores (£165,000), 4.7L GT8 will be built and all of them have already been sold. The V12 Vantage S with its new, seven-speed manual transmission, will also be on display in the Michelin Supercar Paddock throughout the event.