The newly restored Aston Martin Bulldog reaches 260 kilometers per hour

The newly restored Aston Martin Bulldog reaches 260 kilometers per hour


After being restored, the only replica of the 1979 Aston Martin Bulldog tackles the speed record that was the reason for its existence but which has never been beaten until now.

It is known for its GT cars which can be observed in all luxury areas of the planet, Aston Martin he had gone out of his way and Bulldog. Coupe in unique line which was intended to be the fastest production model in car manufacturing. Especially due to its high speed 200 per hourthat is 322 km / h.

Intended at the time of construction 25 unitsthe car finally remained in the state of concept car, lack of means. As for the initial goal of high speed, this was not achieved as the car was planned for “only” 192 per hour (309 km / h) in 1980.

To move, the English woman had V8 of 5.3 liter power-fed and twin Garrett turbos ongoing 600 hp and 678 Nm of torque.

Come out of the shadows

Although believed to be extinct, the Bulldog reappeared in a auction in the UK, in 2020. The car was still complete but showed scars from poor storage.

Found by a collector Phillip Sarofim, is entrusted with a good look at Classic Cars. A car restorer formerly in Shropshire. Completely broken, Aston was completely rebuilt and its performance is improved. All the time following a timely investigation that could not be done due to lack of means. Construction took some 18 months implemented.

God Save the Queen

Shiny, the Bulldog was delivered to the aircraft carrier Prince of Wales of the British Navy. It was there that the interest of the owner strike once and for all the speed record that was built.

A few weeks later, Aston Martin was shipped to a air force airport where it was timed 162 per hour (261 km/h) despite strong winds and reduced power. Don’t worry, another test will be organized soon to destroy the honor of the British car industry!

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