At a Glance
|Pricing||$124,300 - $128,700|
|Fuel Economy||12-13 (city), 19-20 (highway)|
The V8 Vantage is an entry-level model for British automaker Aston Martin. The stunning bodywork wraps around a high tech aluminum, magnesium and steel structure. A power operated soft convertible retracts in about 18 seconds to allow open air motoring. Power comes from a 4.3L V8 producing 380-bhp and 302 lb-ft of torque. A rear-mounted six-speed manual transmission is the only offered transmission. The two-seat interior is finished in leather and aluminum, but in true Aston Martin fashion, a multitude of customization options exists.
The new V8 Vantage convertible is a soft-top variant of the V8 Vantage coupe. The power operated convertible top retracts in 18 seconds. A reinforced chassis counteracts the loss of the roof structure. The convertible is otherwise the same as the coupe.
Aston Martin will unveil one of the most eagerly anticipated convertibles of the year when the V8 Vantage Roadster is revealed at the 2006 Los Angeles Auto Show on Wednesday 29th November. Aston Martin Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Dr Ulrich Bez said: "The V8 Vantage Roadster is a pure sports car, a car that heightens the senses and provides a dynamically thrilling driving experience. "The Vantage Roadster adds to the unbeatable thrill of open air...Read.
|V8 Vantage Convertible||4.3l V8 (380-bhp)||M6||RWD||12/19/15||72||$124,300|
|V8 Vantage Convertible||4.3l V8 (380-bhp)||SM6||RWD||13/20/16||72||$128,700|