Aston Martin soars high with their all-new powerful V8 Vantage

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Aston Martin soars high with their all-new powerful V8 Vantage

Aston Martin has once again set the benchmark for luxury sports cars with the unveiling of the updated Vantage, following the acclaim of the DB12, which demonstrated the brand's ability to merge elegance with high performance. This new iteration of the Vantage challenges competitors like the Porsche 911 and Mercedes-AMG GT. It elevates the driving experience to new heights, reinforcing Aston Martin's reputation for sophistication and driving pleasure.

The latest Vantage showcases a notable advancement in automotive design and engineering, with a 30mm increase in width over its predecessor and a redesigned exterior that includes a 38% larger grille, new matrix LED headlights, and a more comprehensive rear bumper with larger quad exhaust tailpipes. These enhancements are complemented by standard-fitment 21-inch forged alloy wheels and three core livery designs available in 21 colours, offering extensive customisation through the "Q by Aston Martin" service.

Under the bonnet, the Vantage retains its formidable AMG-sourced 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 engine, now fine-tuned to produce an astounding 489kW and 800Nm of torque. This represents a significant power boost of 114kW and 115Nm over its previous model, enabling a breathtaking acceleration from 0 to 100km/h in just 3.4 seconds. The car's performance is further enhanced by industry-leading components such as Bilstein DTX adaptive dampeners, an electronic rear differential, and Michelin Pilot Sport 5 tyres, ensuring a perfect 50:50 weight distribution and a driving experience that's both exhilarating and refined.

The interior sees substantial upgrades with a new 10.25" Pure Black touchscreen display, wireless Apple CarPlay, and optional 11-speaker Bowers & Wilkins sound system, marrying performance with luxury and advanced technology. An Aston Martin customer connectivity app enhances interaction, providing a seamless interface between the car and its owner.

Aesthetically, the Vantage draws inspiration from the DB12, featuring dynamic lines and a fusion of futuristic and elegantly aggressive design elements. Scheduled for production in the first quarter of 2024, with deliveries expected to start in the second quarter, the Vantage is poised to captivate car enthusiasts worldwide. South African enthusiasts, however, may have to wait until 2025 for its arrival in Daytona showrooms.

With this update, Aston Martin continues its legacy of crafting vehicles that blend muscular styling with ultra-luxury interiors packed with the latest technology. It also introduces a GT3 customer version for those seeking an even more intense driving experience. The new Vantage is a testament to Aston Martin's relentless pursuit of perfection. It offers a vehicle that delights both in its performance and presence, an accurate contemporary interpretation of a time-honoured legend.


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