Completely new: Aston Martin Vantage

Gaydon (UK), 21. November 2017

The Aston Martin Vantage is the most successful model in the modern history of the British car manufacturer. The current Generation of the car is still nice and fast, and when she came back in 2005 on the market, you get a little on in years. That is why Aston Martin has launched its entry-level model. The curtain rises on the new Vantage.

More visual differences

The new Vantage uses a 100 mm shortened Version of the DB11-platform. So many of the components of its big brother could come in the entry-level Aston. A certain degree of visual Similarity is also seen, but to keep in the future. According to the manufacturer, the new model distinguish rows from each other more. And not only then, if the Vantage was painted for presentation purposes in a bright tennis ball yellow.

New Front, new rear

Gone are the days of the traditional Aston Martin grille. He was replaced in the Vantage through a streamlined, more open, wider and lower Version. There are new LED headlamps graphics for the day. At the rear, Aston donated a huge diffuser, combined with a thin band of light. The latter wraps around the whole of the raised trunk lid. The trunk itself remains in the hatchback-style and 350 litres of Luggage space.

More quality, luxury and comfort?

Inside the Vantage of its two seat arrangement. A big step forward for Aston wants to have Martin in terms of quality, luxury and comfort. As a Fan of the old car you could complain about the Disappearance of the traditional hand brake between the door and the driver's seat, but the interior looks at first glance much more modern and ergonomic. This includes Features such as heated seats, USB ports, and a new Infotainment System join.

510 HP and 685 Newton metres of torque

The brand name, a chic design and a new interior alone is no longer enough to prevail against competitors such as the Audi R8, the Porsche 911 or the Mercedes-AMG GT. That is why Aston Martin is a 4.0-Liter V8 with two turbochargers, 510 HP and 685 Newton metres under the hood. The unit comes from AMG. It is paired with an eight-speed automatic gives the power to the rear wheels of the 1.530-kilogram car. 0-100 km/h is achieved in 3.7 seconds (1.2 seconds faster than the predecessor), the maximum speed, the British manufacturer gives a value of 314 km/h. From the Numbers, the newcomer can keep up so well with the competition.

Market introduction and price

How the new Vantage, however, remains to be seen. But bespoke Pirelli P-Zero tyres, the driving modes "Sport", "Sport Plus" and "Track" as well as an electronically controlled rear axle differential, there's a certain amount of fun-potential. On the market of the sports car comes in the summer of 2018. A price has announced Aston Martin. So far, the entry in the Vantage was world at least 112.195. In view of the many improvements, the base price rose to 154,000 euros.(ml)