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Aston Martin Valour: Embracing Tradition and Performance

Aston Martin’s Valour, an ultra-exclusive V12-engined sports car, blends classic appeal with modern execution for only 110 lucky clients.


•      Aston Martin unveils Valour, an exclusive V12-engined, manual transmission special edition.

•      The Valour combines classic character with contemporary execution.

•      Production will be limited to 110 vehicles, in accordance with the 110th anniversary of the brand.


Aston Martin commemorates its 110th anniversary with the launch of the Aston Martin Valour, a highly exclusive V12-engined sports car designed to honor the brand’s longstanding legacy. The Valour, limited to just 110 units worldwide, embodies the essence of Aston Martin’s front-engined sports cars and offers, according to the manufacturer, an unparalleled driving experience that appeals to purists.

Aston Martin Valour | Photo : Aston Martin
Aston Martin Valour | Photo : Aston Martin

Valour’s appeal lies in its bespoke 6-speed manual transmission and its unique pairing with a 5.2-liter Twin Turbo V12 engine. This combination delivers maximum driver engagement and timeless classic appeal, reflecting Aston Martin’s commitment to the art of driving.

Inspired by Aston Martin’s iconic designs from the 1970s and 1980s, the Valour showcases a spectacular and modern interpretation of the V8 Vantage and the legendary ‘Muncher’ Le Mans racer. This distinctive styling is achieved through the use of cutting-edge materials and technology, resulting in a visually stunning car that captures the attention from every angle.

Aston Martin Valour | Photo : Aston Martin
Aston Martin Valour | Photo : Aston Martin

The Valour represents the epitome of Aston Martin’s rich heritage and driving philosophy. It offers a thrilling and immersive driving experience, focusing on the connection between the driver and the road. With its manual transmission, Valour embodies the golden era of driving and stands out in a sea of automatic transmissions.

Aston Martin Valour | Photo : Aston Martin
Aston Martin Valour | Photo : Aston Martin

Every detail of the Valour has been meticulously crafted to deliver exceptional performance and a captivating driving experience. From the powertrain calibration to the mechanical limited-slip differential, the vehicle supposedly offers unrivaled power, control, and precision in every gear. Its driving modes have been finely tuned to provide precise throttle response, torque management, and sound character.

Aston Martin Valour | Photo : Aston Martin
Aston Martin Valour | Photo : Aston Martin

The car’s performance is complemented by its dynamic design, as the car features a bespoke suspension with adaptive dampers, springs, and anti-roll bars specifically tailored to its characteristics. In parallel, the precise wheel alignment geometry should ensure superior handling and body control.

To enhance its aerodynamic capabilities, the hyper limited supercar incorporates modern design elements that optimize airflow and balance. From the prominent front splitter to the vortex-generating exoblades, the car’s exterior design seamlessly merges form and function, creating a visually striking and aerodynamically efficient silhouette.

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Inside the Valour, a timeless and minimalist cockpit awaits. The focus is on providing a pure and engaging driving experience, with the manual transmission gear lever taking center stage. Aston Martin offers a range of material options for customization, including traditional woollen tweed inspired by the brand’s historic Le Mans-winning DBR1 and high-tech carbon fiber components for optimized performance.

Aston Martin Valour | Photo : Aston Martin
Aston Martin Valour | Photo : Aston Martin

Production is limited to just 110 units globally, making this car an exceptional collector’s piece. Its rarity, combined with its end-of-an-era specifications, including the powerful 705hp/555ft-lb twin-turbocharged V12 engine and lightweight construction, ensures that it will become highly sought after by automotive enthusiasts and collectors.


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