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ASTON MARTIN V8 Vantage Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 11
First production year: 1973
Engines: Gasoline
Body style: Coupé (two-door)
 

2019 - Present

Limited to 200 units produced, the 2019 Aston Martin Vantage AMR was launched just a day before the penultimate round of the FIA Endurance Championship, the birthplace of the Vantage AMR. Aston Martin had a long motorsport history before launching the Vantage AMR. It wasn't the only AMR ever built by the British car manufacturer. Previously, it built the four-door Rapide and the previous...

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  ASTON MARTIN Vantage AMR 4.0L V8 7AT (510 HP)

2018 - Present

A game-changing new Aston Martin Vantage was introduced for 2018, polarizing people with its striking new design. One of the biggest departures from the classic Aston Martin lines can be seen up front, where the grille now goes further down to meet the air splitter, and also has a border to it that kinda sticks out on the sides. The design story continues inside the Vantage, with a dynamic and f...

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  ASTON MARTIN Vantage 4.0 8AT (510 HP)

2014 - Present

Inspired by Aston Martin’s rich racing pedigree, the new N430 is the most dramatic expression of the V8 Vantage ever made so far. Building on the legacy of the acclaimed N400 and N420 special editions, V8 Vantage N430 delivers excitement and intense performance with a thrilling club sport ethos. Inspired by GT4 racecars, the N403 can be had in multiple colors with contrasting grille surround, mi...

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  ASTON MARTIN V8 Vantage N430 4.7 V8 6AT (436 HP)

  ASTON MARTIN V8 Vantage N430 4.7 V8 6MT (436 HP)

2010 - 2014

In 2006, in a daring quest, a road-registered Aston Martin V8 Vantage entered the 24h of Nurburgring race. It was a slightly modified version of a street-legal vehicle. It didn't win but it finished in fourth place in its class and 24th overall. The result was even more important since it wasn't driven by professional racing drivers. There were company employees, including the Aston...

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2008 - Present

Aston Martin introduced in 2008 a facelift that affected both the V8 Vantage Coupe and V8 Vantage Roadster (Volante). This consisted mainly of technical modifications, but featured also some minor design changes, with the interior receiving a DB9 and DBS inspired center console. The technical updates included a new 4.7L V8 petrol engine that replaces the old 4.3L V8, updated transmission and sus...

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2005 - 2008

In 2005, Aston Martin was still linked with Jaguar and Ford. But it was still a luxurious GT car that featured a different approach to its customers and a different market. The 2005 Geneva Motor Show was the place where Aston Martin decided to unveil its latest creation, the V8 Vantage. Even if it shared some components with some vehicles from Ford, its overall look was different and it gathe...

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1998 - 2000

The last 40 units of the Aston Martin V8 Vantage received an extra 'Le Mans' designation in honor of company's Aston DBR1 incredible victory of the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1959. Aston Martin prepared a special engine for this late edition of the V8 Vantage, updating its 5.3L unit to 600 hp (that's why it was also called V600). The car also featured a redesigned grille ('7...

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1996 - 2000

The Aston Martin V8 Coupe was the entry-version of the V8 Vantage model and was produced from 1996 to 2000. Featuring a more conservative look than its Virage/Vantage 'brothers', the V8 Coupe was fitted with a 5.3L V8 supercharged engine delivering 350 hp and 369 lb-ft of torque. The new car lacked V8 Vantage's bonnet vents but featured mesh radiator grille and air intakes in the ...

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1993 - 1998

Aston Martin produced the V8 Vantage based on the Virage model starting 1993. The new car featured a wider wheelbase and was fitted with a 5.3L twin-supercharged engine delivering up to 550 hp and producing 550 lb-ft of torque. Despite its 2-ton GVW rating, the V8 Vantage would reach 0-60 mph in 4.6 seconds and have a top speed of 186 mph. Some of the most interesting exterior updates presented ...

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1977 - 1989

It was one of the most famous Aston Martin in the '80s after it starred in the James Bond franchise movie “The living daylights” and it was a supercar of its era, even if Aston Martin considered it as a GT. While the world recovered from the oil crisis, the British car-company Aston Martin needed a new generation for the luxury coupe and convertible market. But with the bigger engine fro...

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1973 - 1978

Aston Martin V8 - also called the Series 2 - entered the production line in 1972. After only one year, this two-door successor of the DBS V8 model was fitted with a 5.3L unit - and four twin-choke carburettors - producing 315 hp and reaching the 0-60 mph line in 5.7 to 6.1 seconds (depending on the transmission). In terms of exterior look, the Series 3 featured a redesigned hood (scoop-style, to...

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