Decades after the rise of the supercars and the birth of hypercars, Aston Martin still refused to succumb to the mid-engined standard and presented a GT car so rare and outstanding it easily qualified as a hypercar.
Just like a shaken, not stirred vodka martini, Aston Martin One-77 is the perfect blend of tradition and technology coming together to create a simple, yet still unrivaled taste. Offered at 1 million pounds each, the One-77 aimed at the highest automotive echelon, and in spite of a crumbling economy, they sold off the whole run during the 2009-2012 production span.
The One-77 boasts a 7.3-liter version of Aston Martin’s advanced V-12, which has been reworked for this model by the racing engineers at Cosworth. . The compression went up to 10.9:1 and the final power output was 750 horsepower and 553lb-ft of torque.
Upon its debut, the One-77 claimed the title of the most powerful naturally aspirated car globally, placing it in direct competition with revered hypercars such as the Ferrari Enzo and Pagani Zonda. Today, it stands as one of Aston Martin’s quickest and fastest production cars, capable of achieving a top speed exceeding 220 mph and accelerating from 0-62 mph in a mere 3.7 seconds.