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Aston Martin’s One-77 supercar has moved closer to setting a new all-time record for the British marque in initial high speed testing.

According the Aston Martin, the ridiculously pricey and carnally proportioned One-77 is currently undergoing development testing in advance of the planned launch in 2010 at a top secret proving ground in southern Europe. In a series of test runs completed last week the One-77 exceeded original expectations and recorded a 220.007mph (354.86kmh) top speed in dry but windy conditions Dynamic testing is now scheduled to continue into the New Year.

As name suggests, production of the seven litre V12 hypercar with a unique carbon-fibre monocoque is limited up to a maximum of 77 individually numbered examples, with deliveries expected to commence in mid-2010.

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