CMC Is Restoring Aston Martin’s 1-Of-1 200+MPH ‘Bulldog’ Concept Supercar

Sep 28, 2020

Category: Rides

The dawn of the 1980s gave way to a new automotive design era of neo-space-age vehicles, though few if any examples exemplify the time’s style quite like Aston Martin’s 1980 concept car dubbed the “Project K.901” or simply the “Bulldog.” Looking like something straight out of Bladerunner, the British-built prototype was penned by William Towns and features gull-wing doors, pop-up headlights, a wedge-shaped profile, and an interior that’s heavily influenced by fighter-jet cockpits.

Powered by an Aston Martin 5.3L V8, the Bulldog was good for speeds exceeding 190mph, though, despite its idiosyncratic appearance and impressive performance capabilities, the plug was eventually pulled on the project by the end of the 1980s. Fast forward some four-decades, and Aston Martin’s Bulldog is getting a new lease on life, with the experts at the UK’s Classic Motor Cars treating the early ‘80s concept to a complete, ground-up nut and bolt restoration. Expected to take roughly 18 months to complete, this one-of-one specimen is presumed to be able to break the 200mph barrier upon its completion, thanks to the benefit of some modern internals and components. To learn more about this ambitious project, you can check out CMC’s website linked below.

Learn More: CMC

HiConsumption is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more

More From Rides

Proof Reinvents Modern Cargo Shorts With Welt-Pocketed DWR-Coated Poly Pair

A decidedly streamlined, lightweight, and thoroughly rugged pair of outdoor shorts.

Posted By Tim Huber

Partner
Featured Image

Toyota Shows Off Its Future EV Plans With The Electric bZX4 Concept SUV

The all-electric SUV concept signals the Toyota of tomorrow.

Posted By

Apr 20, 2021

Featured Image

Thrive Moto Gives Royal Enfield’s Himalayan A Rugged Dakar-Themed Redux

An air-cooled adventure bike turned modern rally raid machine.

Posted By

Apr 20, 2021

Featured Image

Genesis Enters The EV Market With An Electrified Version Of Its G80 Luxury Sedan

With an eco-friendly interior making use of natural materials and recycled PET.

Posted By

Apr 19, 2021

Featured Image

Coolnvintage Will Build The Bespoke Land Rover Defender Of Your Dreams

Elite built-to-order Defenders, each born out of over 1,000 hours of labor.

Posted By

Apr 19, 2021

Featured Image

This Harley-Davidson Scrambler Is A Performance Bike Dressed To The Nines

A leather-clad custom XR1200 street scrambler built by Dalstra Motoren.

Posted By

Apr 19, 2021