New Aston Martin Lagonda Taraf 2016, prices and equipment

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At the Geneva Motor Show 2009, the Aston Martin company has introduced a large Lagonda, but the audience did not take a car, so the manufacturer has postponed plans to launch it in the series, and two years later the British idea voiced Lagonda model to allocate a separate sub-brand. And so, in the summer of 2014 it became known that the waiting SUV of Aston Martin in the near future is not worth it, because it does not fit into the current development strategy of the company. Instead it will try Lagonda nameplate luxury sedan gets a name prefix Taraf (meaning “absolute luxury”). Presentation of the model took place in November 2014 at a private event in Dubai. More on the new Lagonda Taraf sedan (name of Aston Martin in the official materials not mentioned) is not very much. We only know that it is based lay a platform VH, which, in particular, built the coupe and Vanquish convertible, as part of the car body panels made of carbon fiber. It is expected that under the hood of the revived Aston Martin Lagonda Taraf located 5.9-liter engine V12 (probably borrowed from the Aston Martin Rapide S) with capacity of about 600 hp For its size sedan car close to the Rolls-Royce Ghost – the overall length of the model is 5 396.5 mm, and the size of the wheelbase – 3189.
Initially, the manufacturer has published a teaser single model, but later appeared and official photos of new items. As it is clearly seen that the designers drew inspiration from the car Aston Martin Lagonda 1976, which worked on the exterior of William Towns. A large vertical grille and narrow lighting fixtures reminiscent of similar conceptually SUV mentioned above. The journalists Car and Driver As used in interior decoration skin is covered with gold. And here is the front panel of the car with the center console, instrument panel and steering wheel taken from four-door Rapide S. However, it worked – the company began to receive a huge number of requests for novelty from different parts of the world, and in 2015 the plans changed a little. The manufacturer decided to increase the circulation of the alleged release of the car twice – up to 200 pieces, although initially it was only about a hundred cars, and sales geography has been expanded. Each car Aston Martin Lagonda will be collected by hand at the company in Gaydon (Warwickshire, United Kingdom) – in the same separate building where they made supercars the One-77. The exact cost of the sedan is not reported, but the price is rumored to be around £ 696,000 in the UK, which is equivalent to 980,000 euros. If the figures are confirmed, it turns out that Lagona Taraf cost three times more expensive Bentley Mulsanne and twice as expensive Rolls-Royce Phantom EWB.

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