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DB9-based Kahn Vengeance testing in Milbrook

DB9-based Kahn Vengeance testing in Milbrook image

Text: Marcus De Guzman / Photos: Kahn Design | posted August 14, 2015 14:24

Kahn Design gives a glimpse of the Vengeance in new teaser video

What started out as design sketches have become reality as Kahn Design recently showed the Vengeance project car doing test runs at the Milbrook Proving Ground in the UK.

First revealed back in May, the Kahn Vengeance is a DB9-based coupe that draws inspiration from classic Aston Martin automobiles like the early Vanquish and the V600 according to Afzal Kahn, CEO and Creative Director of the Kahn Group.

It was originally described by the automaker of incorporating the silhouette of a sabertooth tiger on the prowl. It also blends sharp and angular lines that convey both a classic and modern appearance.

The Kahn Vengeance's rear and side

From the video, it appears that Kahn stayed true to the original sketch designs. Up front, it still has the DB9's headlights but uses an aluminum billet grill and an altered bumper. The side and rear features sharp-angular character lines along with circular taillights and an integrated diffuser at the rear bumper.

Completing it all are the roulette-inspired wheels which will reportedly come in either 20- or 21-inches.

There is no word yet on what engine the Vengeance uses though the standard Aston Martin DB9 is driven by a 6.0-liter V12 that puts out 517 PS and 620 Nm of torque.

It will go into production sometime later this year in Coventry, UK.