The British firm for the production of supercars and the British airline British Airways have teamed up to celebrate the half-century anniversary of the first flight of the famous airliner. The result was only 10 very special coupe DBS Superleggera.
"Concords" for a long time included in the fleet of British Airways – as long as the liners were not removed from service. The last time a supersonic passenger plane took to the air on November 26, 2003, and then only for the sake of making a symbolic circle.
Now two British companies are celebrating 50 years since the first takeoff of the liner and another century since the founding of the British Airways release a special "aviation" series coupe DBS Superleggera. It will differ in many hints of the glorious past of the air.
For example, the coupe will be painted in the corporate colors of the airline, the body will be decorated with images of the Concorde silhouette and numbers used in civil aviation and the like. There are even autographs of the heads of two companies - Andy Palmer from Aston Martin and Alex cruise from British Airways.
The interior displays logos of the liner on the seat backs, visual image of acoustic shock occurring at the moment of crossing the plane of the sound barrier, hints at the speed and altitude of flight of the "Concord" and the interior compartment trimmed with leather in the colors that are used in cabins and salons Airliners British Airways. Interestingly, the paddle shifters for a special compartment carved out of titanium compressor blades of the "Concorde".
Aston Martin DBS Superleggera "Concord Edition" will retain a 5.2-liter V12 with a return of 725 HP and 900 Nm of torque. With this engine, the coupe can accelerate to 100 km/h in 3.4 seconds and further up to 340 km/h. the Right to sell all 10 compartments of a special party delegated Bristol dealer Aston Martin: rumor has it that these partners came up with another special supercar of the series dedicated to the history of British aviation.