Model Perspective – Aston Martin’s New Virage

If you remember the Virage as an Aston Martin model from the 1980s, you may want to take a look at the Virage 2012, which debuted this year at the Geneva Motor Show on March 1. “Virage is a French term meaning a bend or a curve,” Francesca Smith, Public Relations Manager for Aston Martin North America, told us. “But more than this, it means a shift in orientation. And for Aston Martin, the Virage means the next evolution in design.”

Model Perspective – Aston Martin Rapide

Aston Martin recently added a whole new dimension to their showrooms.  Long known for bespoke high performance coupes and convertibles, the line up has been enhanced by the addition of two additional doors.  Aston Martin calls the Rapide the world’s most beautiful four-door sports car.  And a beauty it is.  Anyone used to the sporty, elegant lines of the Vantage,…

Model Perspective – 2010 Aston Martin DBS Volante

It’s Fast, It Looks Good, and the Top Goes Down. Aston Martin’s 2010 DBS Volante has a gorgeous interior, an alluring exterior and riotous performance. What’s under the Hood? A 5.9-liter V-12 producing 510 horsepower and 420 pound-feet of torque – 6-speed automatic transmission with manual shift mode.

Model Perspective – The Lotus Evora

2009 Lotus Evora

Lotus has released full information and photos of its latest sports car, the Evora. Previously known only by its “Eagle” code name. The car is the first of three new models Lotus promises as part of a five-model business plan to grow the niche brand. It is the first all-new addition to the lineup since 1995.

Model Perspective – Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione

2008 Alfa Romeo 8C

Alfa Romeo, recognized for motorcars with elegant lines, race-ready engines and evocative use of hand-rubbed paint and fragrant leathers, is returning to the North American market after more than a decade’s absence. The 8C Competizione, introduced as a concept car at the 2003 Frankfurt show, boasts a curvaceous carbon-fiber-composite, steel reinforced body.