Kahn Vengeance coupé revealed – latest pictures
The Vengeance will be manufactured in Coventry
completely new Aston Martin DB9-based coupé will enter limited production later This kind of year, in addition to also also will cost around £300,000
Kahn Design has released completely new pictures of its retro-styled two-seat coupé, dubbed Vengeance.
Based on the current Aston Martin DB9, the wide-bodied sports car will enter limited production later This kind of year, with manufacturing taking place in Coventry.
Kahn hasn’t released details of the Vengeance’s powertrain, nevertheless the item’s highly likely the item will keep the existing DB9’s 5.9-litre naturally aspirated V12 engine, which produces 510bhp in addition to also also is usually capable of pushing the DB9 to 62mph in 4.6 seconds.
Styled to evoke “the silhouette of a sabretooth on the prowl,” Kahn says the Vengeance has been “inspired by the Aston Martin designs of the 1980s in addition to also also 90s.”
These pictures show which the Vengeance comes that has a reimagined front grille, in addition to also also a wide rear-end stance. The type will sit on 20-inch alloys at the front, with 21-inch alloys at the rear.
In a statement, company founder Afzal Kahn said: “Launching the Vengeance is usually the realisation of a dream I’ve had since childhood, to design in addition to also also produce my own car. I’ve worked within the industry my whole career, in addition to also also I want to leave a legacy which I can be proud of.
“The design has gone through several iterations through the years in addition to also also I’ve taken my time in selecting the right partners to prototype in addition to also also manufacture your vehicle, ensuring the item represents the pinnacle of quality in addition to also also perfection.”
“I’ve kept every aspect of the underlying car by the crash structures to airbags – mechanically the item’s unaltered – why change perfection? This kind of is usually coachbuilding in its traditional sense – taking a tried in addition to also also tested product in addition to also also working solely on the aesthetic.”
Kahn says the Vengeance will cost around £300,000 in addition to also also will “represent extremely Great value for a limited edition coachbuilt car”.
which means the Vengeance will cost significantly more than the current DB9, which is usually priced by £133,495. David Brown’s Speedback GT, a coachbuilt car built on the chassis of Jaguar’s XKR in addition to also also produced in similarly limited numbers, is usually priced at £564,000.
Kahn envisions building all 5 Vengeance products This kind of year, with another ten to follow in 2016. The company’s build team has experience in creating one-off designs, including the £1.4 million Aston Martin One-77.
Aston Martin confirmed the item had entered into a supply agreement with the company.
The Vengeance will join Kahn’s different bespoke designs, which include the Flying Huntsman, an extreme interpretation of the Land Rover Defender which made its debut at the Geneva motor show in March. An even more extreme 6×6 edition was also shown.
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