FrontRunners: One for the 100th

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    Seldom can centenarians indulge in their centenaries, but with the Aston Martin CC100 Speedster Concept (www.astonmartin.com), the British carmaker, which turned 100 this year, is doing just that. This one-off creation is at once futuristic and historic. It is cloaked in carbon fiber and powered by a naturally aspirated V-12 engine mated to a paddle-shifted 6-speed automated sequential manual transmission. The Speedster is intended to evoke the marque’s most famous competition car, the DBR1 that won the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1959.

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