Aston Martin Vulcan

GENEVA -- This is the Aston Martin Vulcan! It's on display here at the Geneva auto show.

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Aston Martin Vulcan

Where most Aston Martins offer both sport and luxury for the road, the Vulcan is a track-only supercar.

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The carbon fiber body and outrageous rear wing provide low drag and high downforce for maximum cornering performance.

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19-inch wheels wrapped in race tires will grip the track.

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This one happens to be painted in Aston's iconic green, but company reps say they'll paint yours in whatever color you like.

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Aston Martin Vulcan

Individual taillight elements are just one of the outrageous styling elements on display in the Vulcan.

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The rear diffuser beneath the bumper provides extra downforce.

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Mirrors are too small for the road, but plenty for the track.

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Beneath the hood is a 7.0-liter V-12 putting out over 800 horsepower! Extra cooling is provided by vents in the hood.

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Side-exhausts vent just ahead of the rear wheels.

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Its overall shape and styling is similar to current Astons, and is said to provide a strong hint at Aston's road cars of the future.

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It's hard to imagine future road cars offering this much aerodynamic detail, however.

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Aston Martin Vulcan

Aston Martin released neither pricing nor specific performance figures for the Vulcan, but certainly this will be one those "if you have to ask" kind of cars.

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