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Aston Martin Unveil V8 & V12 Vantage S Red Bull Racing Editions

By Paul Joseph

The Aston Martin Vantage has become a time-honoured favourite since its production launch some 11 years ago.

Now the British marquee has lifted the curtain on two new additions to the Vantage portfolio – the V8 and V12 Vantage S Red Bull Racing Editions.

Designed by the automaker’s distinguished personalisation service, called “Q”, thee new collecto’s edition models celebrate the ‘Innovation Partnership’ between Red Bull and Aston Martin,  with each unit boasting the signature of Red Bull Racing drivers Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen on the sill and inspection plaques.

The cars take feature a number of design nods towards the race uniforms worn by Red Bull drivers, with a deep Mariana Blue paint finish as standard while gloss Tungsten Silver and satin Mariana Blue are optional exterior colours.

A race-inspired carbon fibre splitter, diffuser, grille and side strakes as well as red infills on the carbon fiber grille and yellow calipers complete the Red Bull logo inspired colour scheme.

On the inside there are also a number of notable racing-themed details  ncluding Red Bull Racing headrest embroidery, carbon fibre trim inlays, and a colour-coded leather steering wheel complete with 12 o’clock accent stripe.

Customers can choose sill and final inspection plaques of their car to be signed by either Daniel Ricciardo or Max Verstappen as a seal of approval from the elite drivers of Formula One.

The first deliveries of the cars are scheduled to take place over the coming months 2017. Prices are available on request at Aston Martin dealership.

By Paul Joseph