It takes a while to forget a true sports car. Massive engines, sonorous exhaust notes, and evocative styling tend to leave a lasting impression. Aston Martin is no stranger to this, often making legendary cars that epitomize cool and are remembered for ages. They also made the Virage.
You'd think any car expected to muscle in between Aston Martin's debonair DB9 and its cinematic, covert-ops-ready DBS would have seriously sharp elbows. What the new Virage lacks in elbows, however, it makes up for in bra-unhooking charm.
Aston Martin's reviving its VIrage badge for a new DB9-based model with approximately 500 hp to slot in between the DB9 and the DBS. First photos of the car show creased side skirts and new front/rear fascias.
Whether an engine or a steering wheel, parts-sharing is an easy way for manufacturers to save money. Still, many car owners may be surprised by what parts get shared. Here's 12 unlikely examples.
The second VW on our list donates its tail lamps to the venerable Aston Martin Virage. Somehow they seem right at home on the tail end of one of the scariest designed Aston Martins in history.
Ferrari wagon-izations and hypercars bathed in magnetizing yellow are just a couple hints the Sultan of Brunei is perhaps the most Jalopnik head of state in the whole world. Like us, he seems to have a maddening obsession with odd cars. However, what sets him apart is his seemingly unending pot of money with which to…