Aston Martin reveals Batmobile-like anniversary speedster

It looks strangely like something Adam West’s Batman might drive in 2013, but Aston Martin’s 100th anniversary CC100 speedster wasn’t designed with superheroes in mind, camp or otherwise. Instead, the yellow-and-blue-gray speedster is an homage to the company’s heritage as a manufacturer of luxury sports cars.

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The design is based on the 1959 Le Mans and Nurburgring-winning DBR1, with materials and design elements that look to the future, according to the company. “CC100 is the epitome of everything that is great about Aston Martin. Fantastic heritage, exceptional design, superb engineering and an adventurous spirit,” Aston Martin CEO Ulrich Bez said.

With no cover, it certainly wouldn’t be of any use as a day-to-day car, but as it was designed as a concept and remains one, we don’t think Batman would have to worry a… [Read more]

    




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