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2009 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Coupe

At a Glance

Pricing $118,650 - $180,535
Drive Types RWD
Engines 4.7l V8, 5.9l V12
Transmissions M6, SM6
Fuel Economy 11-14 (city), 17-20 (highway)

The V8 Vantage is an entry-level model for Aston Martin. The 2-door hatchback features stunning bodywork wrapped around a high tech aluminum, magnesium and steel structure. About a foot shorter than the DB9, Vantage is roughly the same size as the Corvette and 911. Power comes from a 4.7L V8 producing 420-bhp. A rear-mounted six-speed manual transmission can be upgraded to an automated sequential manual. The two-seat interior is finished in leather and aluminum, but in true Aston Martin fashion, a multitude of customization options exists.

What Changed:

The V12 Vantage packs a 5.9l V12 producing over 500-bhp under the hood.

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
V8 Vantage 4.7l V8 (420-bhp) M6 RWD 13/19/16 $118,650
V8 Vantage 4.7l V8 (420-bhp) SM6 RWD 14/20/17 $123,450
V12 Vantage 5.9l V12 (510-bhp) M6 RWD 11/17/14 $180,535