Saturday, July 13, 2024

Aston Martin has released a new promo video for their 2012 facelifted Vantage V8.

Having adopted the style from the Vantage S, the entry level model features a new lower front bumper design with air splitter, redesigned side-sills and a new rear bumper equipped with an integrated diffuser.

Performance updates taken from the Vantage S include quicker steering, larger brakes and wider tyres.

Powering the 2012 V8 Vantage is a 4.7-litre V-8 engine putting out the same output of 420bhp ( 426 PS/313 kW ) compared to the Vantage S output of 430bhp (436 PS/321 kW) and 490 Nm (361 lb-ft) of torque.

A six-speed manual transmission comes as standard, but the optional six-speed Sportshift automated manual transmission has been replaced with the seven-speed Sportshift II.

The Vantage V8 will come with a price tag of £84,995 (about R1, 031, 839) in the guise of both coupe and roadster whilst the Vantage S will start at £99,995 (about R1, 213, 939) .

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