The Aston Martin Vantage is a series of high-performance sports cars produced by the British automaker Aston Martin. The Vantage name was first used in 1951 on a high-performance version of the DB2 model. The current Vantage model was introduced in 2018 and is the second-generation of the Vantage series.
The first-generation Vantage models were produced between 1977 and 1989. These cars were based on the Aston Martin DBS and featured a number of upgrades, including a larger 5.3-liter V8 engine and a revised suspension system. The Vantage was available as a coupe or convertible, and featured a range of luxury features, including leather upholstery and air conditioning. The Vantage was also used in motorsports, including the World Sportscar Championship and the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
In 2005, Aston Martin introduced the second-generation Vantage model. This car featured a modern design and was powered by a 4.3-liter V8 engine that produced 380 horsepower. In 2008, Aston Martin introduced a more powerful version of the Vantage, called the V8 Vantage S. This model featured a 4.7-liter V8 engine that produced 430 horsepower.
In 2018, Aston Martin introduced the current-generation Vantage model. This car features a completely new design and is powered by a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 engine that produces up to 503 horsepower. The Vantage also features a range of advanced technologies, including an electronic limited-slip differential, adaptive dampers, and a sports exhaust system.
The current Vantage is available in both coupe and convertible body styles, and is offered with a range of customization options, including a variety of exterior and interior colors, carbon fiber accents, and performance upgrades.
The Vantage has a long history of success in motorsports, including wins at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the World Sportscar Championship, and the British GT Championship. The Vantage has also been featured in several James Bond films, including “The Living Daylights,” “Die Another Day,” and “Casino Royale.”