Aston Martin has announced production of the first model from its new performance division, AMR, which was announced at the Geneva motor show. The Vantage AMR will have a limited production run of 300 cars.
The Vantage AMR is offered with the choice of a 430hp V8 or 595hp V12 powertrain. The limited production run will see 200 V8s and 100 V12s manufactured. Customers can choose from an automated sequential manual paddle-shift transmission and six and seven-speed manual gearboxes.
The four colour schemes available are white with orange, black with blue, blue with red and silver with grey. The AMR Halo Pack combines green with lime green and adds Union Jack AML wing badges. There is also a choice of three different finishes for the the V8’s five-spoke alloy wheels and the V12’s 10-spoke alloy wheels.
The interior colour scheme is matched to that of the exterior. Materials used include leather, alcantara and carbon fibre.
The AMR Accessories range offers customers the chance to further personalise their vehicle. The AMR Aero Kit is an aerodynamic package for the coupe models featuring, among other things, a carbon fibre front splitter and fixed rear spoiler.
Both the V8 and V12 Vantage AMR models are available in Coupe and Roadster body styles. UK pricing starts from £97,995 with deliveries expected to commence in Q4 2017.