The rally version is based on the V8 Vantage but is modified with a Prodrive-designed roll cage, which increases torsional rigidity and improves safety. Though no power details have been released, the estimated figure is around 420bhp and 410Nm of torque from the modified 4.3L V8. Handling is improved thanks to the new Eibach springs and three-way adjustable EXE-TC dampers. An optional six-speed, close ratio dog-box is included, but the Rally GT comes with the road car’s standard transmission in its base form.
The first cars should be on sale by the end of this year and will be produced in limited numbers. We hope most teams don’t adopt the strange looking bright paint-scheme surrounding the grille. The look gives the car the effect of big lips, and when joined with Aston’s famous racing green body, makes the entire car look like a big ugly fish.
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