Showing posts in the category of Aston Martin Vantage

Aston Martin’s GT12 Proves There’s More To Life Than Lap Times


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The most hardcore Aston Martin for the road is a loud swan song for the Vantage, but how fast is it around a track like Anglesey?

New Aston Martin GT12 Is the V12 Track Brute We Wished For


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Reviews of the Aston Martin GT12 have started to surface and Chris Harris is one of the first to deliver a verdict on the latest hardcore Aston Martin.

Rare Road-Going Aston Martin GT12 Spotted On Nurburgring


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The Nurburgring and a race inspired Aston Martin GT12 with a 6.0-litre V12. What could possibly go wrong?

2016 Aston Martin Vantage And Rapide S Get Design And Equipment Updates


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In addition to the range-topping DB9 GT, Aston Martin has announced design and equipment updates for the Vantage and Rapide S models.

Aston Martin Vantage GTE Art Car Will Make You Dizzy


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Aston Martin Racing has unveiled a Vantage GTE art car for the 24 Hours of Le Mans created by artist Tobias Rehberger. Revealed to racing fans in Le Mans town center, the car features unique effects that give it the illusion of movement and speed, even when static.

Aston Martin CEO to Drive V8 Vantage GT4 in 24h Silverstone Race


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Ulrich Bez, Aston Martin’s previous CEO, was a big racing fan and drove his fair share of Aston Martin racecars in endurance events during his tenure in Gaydon. His successor, Andy Palmer, appears to be following in his footsteps, with Aston Martin announcing he will drive a V8 Vantage GT4 in the Dunlop Britcar 24 Hour Race.

Porsche Pressures Aston Martin into Dropping GT3 Moniker from Hardcore V12 Vantage


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Porsche has been using the GT3 moniker for its track-focused 911 models for about sixteen years now, and the fact that Aston Martin “dared” to use it on the V12 Vantage GT3 didn’t go down well in Stuttgart.

Aston Martin Vantage GT3 Promo Reveals True V12 Chorus [w/Video]


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Even though we've seen the Vantage GT3 in previous videos and have already heard it start up its engine, this clip gives us a sneak peak at what it really sounds like on the prowl.

Aston’s Crazy Vantage GT3 is a Very Loud V12 Masterpiece


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Aston Martin has decided to go bonkers on the Vantage and use all the motorsport experience gained from its racing program, giving us one of the most extreme road-going models of its history.

New Vantage GT3 is Aston Martin's Most Track Focused Production Car Ever


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Yes, it's another special edition Aston Martin Vantage, but this one promises to be the most potent and uncompromising version to date.

Aston Martin V12 Vantage S Roadster is Proper Old School Fun


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There’s nothing really cutting edge about the Aston Martin Vantage in any guise or trim. It’s not a bad car, even if it’s not the fastest, but the one you really want is the V12 S model, preferably without the automatic gearbox which is a bit of a relic.

Aston Martin Teases Vantage GT3, its Most Extreme Road Car Ever


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The Aston Martin V8 Vantage N430 (called GT in the US) is currently the closest thing to a racing car in the company’s Vantage lineup, but that is about to change soon.

Coldfinger: Aston Martin on Ice to Take Place in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains


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After Lamborghini with its Winter Academia in Aspen, Aston Martin announced its own driving program, labeled 'Aston Martin on Ice', which will take place early next year in Colorado.

Aston Martin DB10 Is Actually a Rebodied V8 Vantage


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The Aston Martin DB10 Bond car is not all-new, at least beneath the skin. The DB10 is not based on the new platform Aston Martin is developing for future generations of cars. Instead it uses the existing VH (vertical/horizontal) architecture and is powered by a 4.7-liter V8 engine, also used in the V8 Vantage.

Aston Martin Free to Sell Vantage and DB9 in the US


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Aston Martin can still sell its DB9 and Vantage models in the United States as the NHTSA has granted the British carmaker a temporary exemption to new safety rules.

Regular Car Reviews Treats Aston Martin Vantage in its Typical NSFW Fashion


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While the Aston Martin Vantage roadster is by no means “a regular car,” it was the subject of one of the latest Regular Car Reviews videos.

As you’ve probably come to expect by now, the video is less about the car and more about the social stigma associated with driving it, or, in this case, the apparent lack thereof…

Aston Martin Could Really Use Some New Models


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In recent years, Aston Martin’s presence at motor shows has been quite a repetitive exercise, as the company has been unable to launch new models without the backing of a major automaker.

S-Badged Drop Tops: Porsche 911 Turbo S vs Aston Martin V12 Vantage S


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The Aston Martin V12 Vantage S Roadster and the Porsche 911 Turbo S Cabrio could not be more different. They are two answers to the same basic question, but their approaches and style of execution are so vastly different that you would most likely not cross-shop between them.

Aston Martin's U.S. Dealers in Danger of Closing without Safety Exemption for DB9 and Vantage


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Aston Martin may receive a big blow in one of its most important markets, the United States, if federal regulators don’t exempt the brand from safety rules.

Aston Martin May be Forced to Drop DB9 and Vantage from US Lineup, Jeopardizing Dealers


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With all the rules and regulations in play, it's tough being a standalone carmaker these days; just ask Aston Martin which is facing a crisis in the U.S. due to new crash standards.