Aston Martin adds V12 Vantage to Performance Driving Course [w/video]

2011 Aston Martin V12 Vantage
2011 Aston Martin V12 Vantage
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Aston Martin wants you to push its cars to the limit – at least, after you've signed some waivers and paid $2,500. If that's the case, you're probably at Aston Martin's Performance Driving Course located at the Ford Proving Grounds in Romeo, Michigan. The fleet of cars at your disposal includes the V8 Vantage, DB9, Rapide and DBS, and now Aston Martin has added its new V12 Vantage to the driving school's list of exotic motorcars you can hoon for a nominal fee.

Click past the jump to read the full press release, and to watch a film that will make you want to remove $2,500 from your savings account posthaste.

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Aston Martin V12 Vantage available at Performance Driving Course

Irvine, May 9th 2011. Aston Martin today announced the availability of the V12 Vantage at the
brand's USA performance driving course. The V12 Vantage joins Aston Martin's award winning
line up of sports cars, which includes the DBS, the Rapide and the V8 Vantage, on hand for
participants to drive on the exhilarating and dynamic tracks of the Michigan Proving Ground
during the one day instruction based course.

The Aston Martin Performance Driving Course gives prospective and new customers an
opportunity to experience the dynamic capabilities of an Aston Martin in a safe yet exhilarating high speed environment. Since the course launched five years ago, hundreds of participants have attended the driving school in Michigan for a full day of one to one instruction on miles of track, which includes an alpine circuit, a high-speed oval and a mile straight runway.

The V12 Vantage is Aston Martin's most potent production sports car ever, benefitting from race
derived technology and a powerful V12 Aston Martin engine producing the fastest and most
agile sports car in the brand's line up. The V12 Vantage retails from $184,000 and with the
recent announcement of a manufacturer approved lease program, the car is even more
accessible to drivers looking for a unique combination of exclusivity and focused sports car

Julian Jenkins "We are very much looking forward to offering customers and sports car
enthusiasts the opportunity to drive the V12 Vantage, alongside our other award winning
models. The V12 Vantage is a thoroughbred sports car and the miles of track covered at the
course will give participants the opportunity to experience its capabilities during a thrilling day of performance driving."

The Aston Martin Performance Driving Course is open to all drivers over 18 years of age and
holding a full license. The cost is $2,500 for the full day. For further details and bookings, please email or visit

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