New Aston Martin Vantage Teased In Launch Invitation

Aston Martin is gearing up to introduce the new Vantage as the company has started sending out launch invitations to the model’s unveiling.

Auto Express’ editor-in-chief, Steve Fowler, has already received his invite and he recently posted an image of it on Twitter. While the picture doesn’t reveal much, it confirms the sports car will have an LED brake light strip that spans the width of the vehicle.

Aston Martin has remained tight-lipped about the model but previous spy photos have shown it will look virtually identical to images released in a patent filing back in June. The drastic styling changes may not appeal to everyone but they show the model will draw inspiration from the DB10 and Vulcan.

The Vantage will be heavily influenced by the DB11 and it is slated to ride on a shortened version of the car’s aluminum platform. The model’s twin-turbo 4.0-liter V8 engine will also carryover but it remains unclear if its output will be reduced from 503 hp (375 kW) and 498 lb-ft (675 Nm) of torque. If Aston Martin doesn’t fiddle with the numbers, the car should easily accelerate from 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) in less than four seconds before hitting a top speed in excess of 187 mph (301 km/h).

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  • WG

    So a one-piece rear light strip is the design trend now…

    • LWOAP

      Yep. I wouldn’t be surprised if the Corvette does it next.

    • Mynameis Taylor

      yep.

    • Bash

      Actually it looks like a four pieces/lights that form a one-strip.. but its just a side note. ;D

    • rodriguez256

      I don’t mind this trend, when it’s done right of course.

  • Nordschleife

    Alright Aston I have been waiting on this like I can afford it. Don’t disappoint me. The teaser looks good.

  • fgclolz

    ‘Bout damn time!

    • donald seymour

      That is an understatement.

  • Honda NSX-R

    When will it debut? Not like I’ve been invited to the launch event though…

  • Kevin Tay

    Looks like Huracan’s ass to me.

    • donald seymour

      I’ll still tap it though.

      • Mynameis Taylor

        that was funny! lol

  • SteersUright

    This will shape up to be Aston’s best looking car I believe and I can’t wait to see the final production design!

  • Bash

    Looking amazing.

  • Blade t

    Hope it’s more reliable that the last gen….

  • fgclolz
    • exeptor

      You can check the renders of INDAV Design. They are brutal … in a good way.

      • fgclolz

        Just saw it, very cool render!