The 2018 Aston Martin Vantage is series of hand-built sports cars from the British manufacturer Aston Martin. Aston Martin Vantage is the modern car, in contrast, is the leanest and most agile car in Aston’s lineup. As such, it is intended as a more concentrate model to reach out to probable buyers of cars such as the Porsche 911 as well as the exotic sports and GT cars with which Aston Martins traditionally compete.
2018 Aston Martin Vantage is a car setup in coupe or roadster produced since 2005 by the car manufacturer British Aston Martin. Aston Martin Vantage is a term used by Aston Martin in a variety of its vehicles. It was designed by the designer Henrik Fisker, already the designer Artega GT. 2018 Aston Vantage is designed to be an entry model in the Aston Martin list, below the Aston Martin DB9 and Aston Martin Vanquish while costing more than € 100,000. The name was taken from several cars of the past that already they F Regia ono like the Aston Martin V8 Vantage produced from 1973 to 1990 and the Aston Martin Virage produced until 2000.
A first concept car it was created in 1999 and was called Project Vantage. Subsequently, a more evolved concept car and defined, called AMV8 Vantage, was presented at the motor show in Detroit in 2003. It, therefore, anticipated in part the design and mechanics.
2018 Aston Martin Vantage V8
In 2007 Prodrive created an enhanced version of the V8 Vantage. 2018 Aston Martin Vantage presented the 4.3 V8 engine enhanced to obtain a power of 425 hp and 440 Nm of torque. This allows the car to accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h in 4.7 seconds with a top speed of 293 km / h. And a new butterfly valve has also been introduced to improve the response of the engine. The suspensions were made in cooperation with Bilstein and Eibach and can be adjusted by the driver from the driver himself. Several of Vantage aerodynamic elements were aerodynamically enhanced and have been replaced with carbon fiber elements to hold the weight. The series of wheels have been replaced with forged models.
The car was created to pay homage to the famous circuit of Nürburgring Nordschleife and has been modified to compete. The performance has been increased, as the thruster will now delivers 406 hp of equivalent power to 400 hp and 420 Nm of torque. Aesthetically, many of the circuit icons in various parts of the car have been affixed. Were included in the preparation of a navigation also set, a sound system Aston Martin Premium Audio System with 700 W power, electric heated seats with memory and cruise control. Later it was presented the N420, further improved version, which now delivers 420 hp.
In 2014 it went on sale the N430 version, The Aston Martin Vantage features a 4.7 V8 engine power boosted to 436 hp managed by a seven-speed gearbox Sportshift II. The introduction of new components in kevlar and carbon and new alloy wheels led to the reduction in the overall weight of 20 kg car. The maximum speed is 305 km / h, with acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h in 4.8 seconds.
2018 Aston Martin Vantage V12 Zagato
At the Concours d’Elegance Villa d’Este of 2011 the Zagato, in collaboration with the design center in Gaydon, has presented a concept car based personal interpretation of the Aston Martin V12 Vantage, aesthetically there are bumps on the roof, side air vents and the tail is tapered. The car won the Design Award for Concept Cars & Prototypes during the competition of elegance of Villa d’Este. Two weeks after the presentation, the same car, magazine and appropriately set up in race configuration, competed in the 24 Hours of Nürburgring completing the race.
The interest towards the Aston Martin V12 Zagato, Aston Martin has convinced the leadership to produce a street version in limited edition of 101 copies only in coupe configuration, it is equipped with a V12 517 hp at 6500 rev/min, goes from 0 to 100 km / h in 4.2 seconds and reaches 305 km / h maximum speed.
2018 Aston Martin Vantage V8 N24 and GT4
In 2006, at the British Motor Show in London, it was presented the N24, the racing version of the V8 Vantage. It is designed to compete in the 24 Hours of Nürburgring (hence the name N24). Its price starts from £ 78,720 and is registered for various competitions FIA. It has a weight of 250 kg lower than that of the road car thanks to the elimination of all of the original version accessories (including the passenger seats). The wheels are magnesium alloy. The tank has a capacity of 110 liters of fuel. The engine delivers 410 hp, 30 more than the road version. It’s has a maximum speed of 280 km/h.
In the 24 hours of Nürburgring, the car has got the 24th place overall and 4th class position. She was piloted by CEO of Aston Martin Ulrich Bez, Chris Porritt engineer, test driver Wolfgang Schuhbauer and the German journalist Horst Graf von Saurma-Jeltsch. He later obtained several placings in various international competitions. In Asia, it was also created a single-brand competition for this model, the Aston Martin Asia Cup.
In 2008 he was introduced the Vantage GT4. It’s basically the upgraded version of the N24 and has installed a V8 engine of 4.7 L. In general, all the mechanics has been updated. The Vantage GT4 has been designed to run in the category GT4.
Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT2 / GTE
In 2008, the British manufacturer of the V8 Vantage developed a racing version complies with the technical regulation of the FIA and ACO GT class 2, the model called the V8 Vantage GT2, is derived from the frame of the appropriately revised road car for track use, the V8 engine has a displacement of 4.5 liters and flanges on the intake manifolds to limit the maximum power, in the bodywork of carbon fiber based on that original, with the addition of front spoiler, rear wing, car bottom is flat, outbursts air for the disposal of the engine compartment heat, windows replaced Plexiglas, 2018 Aston Martin Vantage.