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The Aston Martin Vulcan is a high-performance track car developed by Aston Martin.

Limited to 24 units, production of the Vulcan began in 2015 following its reveal at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, and has an intent focus on track performance.

It has a carbon fibre body on top of an aluminium chassis which holds the 7.0-litre V12. Fitted with carbon ceramic brakes, a limited slip differential, and a kerb weight of 1,350 kg; the track focus becomes a foremost aspect of the Vulcan.

As only 24 units will be produced, the limited edition Vulcan has a price tag of $2.3 million, but owners will be able to keep their car even though its attendance at track days must be approved by Aston Martin before hand.

Games

Need for Speed: No Limits

The Vulcan appears in Need for Speed: No Limits as part of the Winter Breakout update in the "Speed Breakers" event that took place from December 22, 2019 to December 31, 2019.

Stock

The Vulcan is a hyper class car that requires 60 legendary blueprints to unlock. The blueprints required to unlock the vehicle can be found from various sources:
  • "Speed Breakers" event
NFSNL Aston Martin Vulcan Carlist.jpg Hyper Class Hyper Stock 6390 6000 6505 740 Performance Rating
NFSNL GoldStar 3.pngNFSNL GreyStar 5.png x60 Legendary Blueprints Max 8796 10800 10288 1027 Performance Rating
Stage Upgrades
NFSNL GoldStar 4.pngNFSNL GreyStar 4.png x45 Legendary Blueprints
NFSNL GoldStar 5.pngNFSNL GreyStar 3.png x45 Legendary Blueprints
NFSNL GoldStar 6.pngNFSNL GreyStar 2.png x60 Legendary Blueprints
NFSNL GoldStar 7.pngNFSNL GreyStar 1.png x60 Legendary Blueprints
NFSNL GoldStar 8.png x85 Legendary Blueprints
Tuned 12868 12300 13507 Performance Rating

Need for Speed: Payback

The Vulcan appears in Need for Speed: Payback following a Build of the Week article published on the official Need for Speed website[1] on September 1, 2017.

Stock

It is unlocked for purchase from the drag, drift, and race class dealerships upon completing four questlines in chapter 5 - High Stakes.

NFSPB AstonMartinVulcan Garage.jpg Drag ClassDrift ClassNFSPB Dealership NA Icon.pngRace ClassNFSPB Dealership NA Icon.pngNFSPB Dealership NA Icon.png Unlocked in chapter 5 - High Stakes.
LV346
NFSPB BankYellow Icon.png 1,030,750
346
399
NFSPB StatIcon Speed LargeWhite.png Horsepower 820
Top Speed 205
NFSPB StatIcon Accel LargeWhite.png 0 - 60 3.00
1/4 Mile 10.40
NFSPB StatIcon Nitro LargeWhite.png N2O Capacity 2.0
N2O Power 2.0
NFSPB StatIcon Air LargeWhite.png Airtime 2.9
Landing 1.5
NFSPB StatIcon Brakes LargeWhite.png Response 4.9
Power 4.8

Need for Speed: Heat

The Vulcan '16 appears in Need for Speed: Heat following an article published[2][3] on August 19, 2019, revealing it to be part of the game's official car list, and appears in the NFS: Heat Studio app as part of container 10, which was released on October 22, 2019.

Stock

The stock Vulcan is unlocked for purchase from the car dealer for NFSHE Icon Bank.png1,467,000 upon reaching Reputation Level 40NFSHE Icon Rep.png.

It has a customisation rating of four and can be equipped with performance parts.

NFSHE AstonMartin Vulcan Dealership.jpg
Unlocked at NFSHE Icon Rep.png LVL 40
Infobox 2017White Car.png 314
NFSHE Icon Bank.png1,467,000
POWER 5.1
HIGH SPEED 3.6
ACCELERATION 6.4
NITROUS 2.0
HORSEPOWER [bhp] 820
0-60 MPH [s] 2.90
MAX TORQUE [ft-lb] 590
TOP SPEED [mph] 205
NFSHE HandlingCartesianGraph.png
Customisation (Rating: 4/10)
Engine Swaps (4 Available)
460 hp 6.2L V8
243,500, 31NFSHE Icon Rep.png
[hp] 460 / 1,239
542 hp 5.0L V8
303,500, 35NFSHE Icon Rep.png
[hp] 542 / 1,215
640 hp 8.4L V10
380,500, 39NFSHE Icon Rep.png
[hp] 640 / 1,239
820 hp 7.0L V12
518,500, 43NFSHE Icon Rep.png
[hp] 820 / 1,234

Trivia

  • Vulcan is the god of fire in Roman mythology.
  • Vulcan is a fictional race in the Star Trek franchise.

Gallery

References

  1. Website: needforspeed.com (2017) Build of the Week #5. Available at: https://www.ea.com/games/need-for-speed/need-for-speed-payback/build-of-the-week/aston-martin-vulcan
  2. Article: ea.com (2019) Under the Hood: Need for Speed Heat Car List. Available at: https://www.ea.com/games/need-for-speed/need-for-speed-heat/news/nfs-heat-car-list
  3. Article: gtplanet.net (2019) Need for Speed Heat Full Car List Revealed. Available at: https://www.gtplanet.net/need-for-speed-heat-car-list/