Our white Aston Martin Virage Volante is a race-bred sports car and takes technology and design excellence to a new level where comfort is enhanced, styling exquisite and luxury at the forefront of every aspect of its design. The juxtaposition of the words Virage and Volante is a calculated move to highlight the potency of the car: virage is French for curve, while volante is the Italian word for to move with speed. Aston Martin has coupled the fierce nature of twists and speed with traditional English sensibilities. The product is a riveting car that competes at the highest level of luxury motoring.
When driving our Virage Volante on your self drive hire you will be thrilled by the striking beauty it carries with its underlying strength and style. Drive into the premier lane of power with the engine of the Virage Volante as your accelerator. The V12 engine is supported with a 48 valve system that charges the performance ability of the Aston Martin.
The engine is an example of innovation in its purest form: the compression ratio of 10.9:1 is matched with a stainless steel exhaust system that has active bypass valves. As a mid-mounted engine with rear wheel drive, the powerhouse of this car cements the top speed capacity of 186 mph. The Aston Martin Virage Volante leaves other cars in the dust with an acceleration surge of 0 to 62 mph in 4.6 seconds. Drivers can conquer the roads and country lanes of their environment with a maximum torque of 570 Nm at 5,750 revolutions per minute. From the moment you use the Touchtronic six-speed transmission, you will discover the intricate nature of enjoying Aston Martin car hire.
Aston Martin has taken full consideration of the driver throughout the design process which has resulted in a sports car with comfort, convenience and prestige at the forefront of the design. All this combines to result in truly luxurious car to be rivalled.
The body of our Aston Martin Virage Volante is simply beautiful. It is accentuated by an extruded bonded aluminium body structure which Aston Martin has created to result in an aerodynamic shape. This passion for excellence has been perfected in the Aston Martin Virage Volante with components of the Virage's body including aluminium and magnesium alloys, two important aspects of luxury performance cars that give this model a sporty edge. Superb athleticism is also achieved by the body of the car through the extruded aluminium door side Impact beams.
The headlamps of Virage extend an extra sheen of sporty character to this luxury prestige car and the LED rear lamps are also a feature on the back of the Virage Volante. LED headlamps are one of the most important innovations in performance car motoring and offer a strikingly different look. Bi-xenon headlamps with integrated LED sidelights and direction indicators are an additional feature of the Virage's exterior. With the joint force of Bi-Xenon headlamps and the direction indicators, the body of the Virage ensures your car hire journey is stylish and memorable.
The dynamic look of the Virage's exterior is enhanced with a stainless steel grille, which leaves a mark on Aston Martin enthusiasts. It is a car that is envied for its beauty and performance, so for those who want to make a statement the Virage Volante makes an ideal self drive hire car choice. Recessed bonnet vents are included in a subtle way on the body of the car which indicates to the thriving engine stored below. Wind noise and other audio sounds from external elements are muted effortlessly by the futuristic body of the Aston Martin Virage. From the rear of the car to the stainless steel grille at the front, the exterior of this car is matched by the luxury interior of the car in terms of beauty, style and design.
Designed for drivers who appreciate style, the two-door soft cover body of the car is supported by 20" five-spoke alloy wheels. The Pirelli tyres add extra attitude to an outstanding example of Aston Martin's diligence to create a beautiful exterior.
The inside of the Aston Martin Virage Volante makes a statement which combines luxury, comfort and design excellence. The luxurious seats of the Virage feature stitched detailing on the gorgeous fully grained leather interior, the Sports seats are comfortable for all types of car trips whether you choose the Volante for a weekend or a long term car hire. Special Alcantara fabric is used for the headlining of the interior and is a popular trim used in supercar interiors as it is lightweight and gives the interior of the car an airy feel, without contributing extra weight to the Virage itself.
The interior of the Virage Volante will envelope drivers in cocoon of comfort. Alcantara lining also works to provide a racetrack feel to the Virage, with a smooth lining reminiscent of race cars. The position of the leather seats and the use of Alcantara enhance the style of the interior as classic Aston Martin design but with a focus on 21st century elegance and comfort. The functionality of the seats of the Virage includes the electronically adjustable front seats which control your comfort during car journeys. The Virage's seats come complete with side airbags to allow for complete safety during self drive hire trips whether you are driving during the day or night.
Aston enthusiasts can also admire the console which is coated in Iridium Silver which gives the interior of this Aston Martin a sleek finish. If style is an important factor when selecting your during self drive hire vehicle then take note of the Walnut facia trim of the Virage. These design features are just two examples of how the Virage is taking the quintessential image of the Aston Martin as an elegant supercar and re-designing it in a thrilling way. The mirrors of Virage are another example of classic Aston Martin style. The mirrors of the Virage are unique because they can be seen as an exterior and interior feature. The mirrors of the supercar are heated. This signals the marque's focus on remaining at the forefront of pioneering luxury motor cars.
In-car entertainment provides an escapist element to the Virage enhancing your supercar hire experience. Revel in your favourite tracks with the Aston Martin Premium Sound System, powered by 700 Watts of energy. This sound system is unique and features Dolby's trademarked Pro Logic technology and is fitted with an iPod connector and a USB connector to play different types of music files.
Parking has been simplified by the Aston and can be easily managed from the comfortable cabin of the Virage. Take note of the front and rear parking sensors to help aid in difficult parking situations. This is just another reason why the Virage is being hailed as one of the most versatile supercars to have been released in recent years. Each time you use the parking sensors of the Virage, you are experiencing the luxurious practicality of Aston Martin's motoring philosophy. Whether you need to park in the tightest spot or you have free reign of a car park, the front and rear parking sensors are activated with ease from the cabin of the Aston Martin Virage.
Aston Martin: the choice of the future - Aston Martin will remain at the forefront of luxury motors because it appeals to supercar enthusiasts. Aston Martin fans have been driving the marque's supercars for decades and this model is perfect for drivers who love the classic Aston Martin design yet want the power of modern day supercars. The Virage Volante is a supercar that will highlight car journeys with luxury and style unseen in other vehicles. The performance capabilities partnered with the design of this Aston Martin supercar are entrées into the world of the Aston Martin. Experience what it is like to drive excellence in luxury motoring by choosing the Virage for your next adventure.
Top tip: Turn on your iPod with the integrated Apple iPod connector inside the cabin of the Virage Volante.