Restored Aston Martin Bulldog 200MPH Top Speed Run
The Aston Martin Bulldog concept was claimed to have a 237 mph top speed back when it was unveiled in 1979, but the supercar only managed to reach 191 mph. This one-off has been restored by Classic Motor Cars and decided to go for yet another top speed run with Le Mans class winner Darren Turner behind the wheel.

Power comes from a twin-turbocharged 5.3L V8 making 650 hp and 500 lb-ft of torque, mated to a five-speed manual gearbox. All the hard work paid off as it managed to hit 205.4 mph at the Machrihanish Airfield in Scotland. What really stands is its sharp wedge shaped body, which was designed by William Towns, complete with five center-mounted, hidden headlamps and gull-wing doors.
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The Bulldog has now fulfilled Aston Martin’s 1980s promise and everyone who has worked on the car, from those who first designed and built it, to Classic Motor Cars who undertook the restoration under the management of Richard Gauntlett, can feel very proud,” said Turner.


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