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Aston Martin creates custom carbon-fiber intensive Vanquish sports cars

“The one of seven” edition features a multi-layered carbon fiber body, with elements of exposed carbon and a satin Jet Black paint finish.

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Posted on: 6/8/2015
Source: CompositesWorld

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The Q by Aston Martin customization service recently unveiled the "one of seven" Vanquish sports cars. The car features an exclusive exterior finish that uses multiple layers of carbon fiber interwoven to a "perfectly" smooth finish—a result that required Aston Martin to develop an entirely new addition to its manufacturing process.

Matthew Bennett, general manager of VIP sales and Q by Aston Martin personalization service, delivered the first of seven uniquely built Vanquish Coupes to the German collector at an event held at the luxury marque’s headquarters in Gaydon. Markus Storck, founder and head of German hi-tech bicycle manufacturer Storck Bikes, commissioned the Q by Aston Martin team to develop the special for himself and six fellow sports car aficionados.

Aside from the multi-layered carbon fiber body, with its elements of exposed carbon and satin Jet Black paint finish, the bespoke Vanquish sports cars also include an array of custom-made additions such as diamond quilting on the seats, machined carbon Aston Martin wings badges, the "one of seven" logos perforated into the head restraints and a variety of gloss black styling additions.

 “Developing the capacity of our Q by Aston Martin service to deliver these truly bespoke luxury sports cars has been a great achievement,” Bennett said. “Our design, manufacturing and commercial teams have worked seamlessly together to produce these cars, and we are all very much looking forward to taking on more complex and challenging projects in the future.”

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