It’s a rite of passage for every car enthusiast to experience the sheer thrill of going full throttle in the land that time forgot, also known as the Bonneville salt flats. However, since most of us have things called jobs and responsibilities, we’ll have to live vicariously through the antics of one quirky automotive journalist and his used Aston Martin V8 Vantage. Read more...
City Supercars is a London-based car rental company that specializes in the supercar-for-hire business. They have models like the McLaren 570S, Ferrari F430 Spider, and even an Aston Martin V8 Vantage Coupe, to name a few. With a high-class...Show More Summary
Just last April we learned that Aston Martin was planning a race-focused version of the V8 Vantage, and just a few days after that we saw the prototype tearing up the Nürburgring. Aston Martin wasted little time and debuted the Aston Martin Vantage GT8 – a car that follows in the footsteps of the GT12 – for the whole world to see just days later. Show More Summary
The consolidated V8 model starts at $137,820 in coupe form.
Aston Martin has streamlined its Vantage sports car range as it prepares for next year’s arrival of a redesigned model. It means that for buyers after the current V-8-equipped model, there’s now just the Vantage GTS (a V8 Vantage S in other markets). It’s priced from $137,820 for the coupe and $152,320 for the convertible. Both...
Nicki Thiim in the No. 95 Aston Martin Vantage V8 went for a slow roll after contact with Simon Dolan’s No. 38 G-Drive Racing LMP2 at the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps. At least Thiim was able to land on his wheels. Read more...
Taking ownership of an Aston Martin V8 Vantage S is cool enough in its own right. But you know what’s better than that? Being only one of five people to take delivery of the super limited Vantage V8 S Blades Edition. But you know what’s...Show More Summary
Before I could even finish snapping some pictures of the pulled over 2016 Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT Roadster, a Porsche 911 Carrera S roared past me on its way to the Snake on the Mulholland Highway outside Los Angeles. I paused, squinted...Show More Summary
www.ZerCustoms.com - Jardine Motors, an Aston Martin dealership from Cambridge, UK, is offering this... [...]
Aston Martin has turned to its racing heritage for another stripped-back, Vantage road racer. Based on the V8 Vantage, the more powerful GT8 promises a hard edged driving experience to back up its lairy carbon makeover... Continue Reading...Show More Summary
The just revealed Aston Martin Vantage GT8 is claimed to be the lightest and meanest V8 Vantage model yet. Under the bonnet the company’s 4.7-litre V8 has been retuned to deliver 328kW of power, which is 8kW more than the V8 Vantage GT. Torque output is unchanged at 490Nm. Drive goes to the rear wheels […]
Aston Martin is making just 150 of this special Vantage, drawing inspiration from the V8 Vantage GTE race car. The 446hp GT8 cuts weight by about 220lb. using an ample dose of carbon fiber and other tweaks, and improves grip and downforce with lots of aero bits.
Aston Martin has revealed a selection of bespoke badges for the V8 Vantage GTEs entered in the upcoming World Endurance Championship. A different badge will adorn the three vehicles for each round of the premier endurance series. Beginning at the upcoming six-hour held at Silverstone, the GTEs will carry a Union Jac-inspired badge before receiving […]
Aston Martin’s new hardcore version of the V8 Vantage has been revealed. The car is the Vantage GT8, and it’s to be built in an extremely limited run of just 150 examples. Unfortunately, none are expected to end up in the United States. That’s a shame because the modifications made to the standard V8 Vantage to turn it into...
Unveiled today, the GT8 gives the Vantage V8 the Le Mans treatment. The new, dramatic-looking car will only be built in a limited edition of 150. Continue reading Aston Martin GT8 is lightest and most powerful Vantage ever Aston Martin GT8 is lightest and most powerful Vantage ever originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 15 Apr 2016 08:30:00 EST. Show More Summary
Earlier in April of 2016 we found out that Aston Martin was planning to launch a race-focused version of the V8 Vantage. It will be offered as the GT8 and will follow in the footsteps of the GT12, a limited-edition, track-ready version of the V12 Vantage. Show More Summary
This combination of the V8 Vantage S and the Vantage GT is exclusive to the US. It has the same 436hp 4.7L V8 engine but with the choice of a 6-speed manual or a 7-speed auto. You can choose between a sporty or a luxurious trim as well as a fixed roof or a drop top.
Acclaimed automotive designer Henrik Fisker, known for creating Aston Martin's DB9 and V8 Vantage, and the forward-looking premium plug-in Fisker Karma, has a new project in the works. But this time it's not a car. It's a yacht. Fisker has teamed with top-drawer Italian boat maker Benetti to create...
Forget the GT and S. The GTS rationalizes the V8 Vantage lineup. Continue reading 2017 Aston Martin Vantage GTS is only for America 2017 Aston Martin Vantage GTS is only for America originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 06 Apr 2016 16:59:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
It’s not often that I get out of my Aston Martin, I get into another car, and I want that other car more than I want my Aston Martin. Usually I get into my aging Range Rover and I wonder why the automatic windshield wipers are on high even though it hasn’t rained in three weeks. Read more...