2016 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Specs and Review

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2016 Aston Martin V8 Vantage priceIt turns out that beauty of Aston Martin Vantage 2016 showed to be timeless. In year 10 in the market, the V8 Vantage and V12 Vantage brother visible in the usual way. For this reason, it will attract their share of attention. Unfortunately, competition increased markedly in the last decade, leaving the view in many ways. On the one hand, the acceleration of the V8 Vantage cannot compete with the prices of high-end sports, although the sublime when it implements the sound of the engine if same. Nobody ever accuse 565 hp V12 Vantage will be slow, but the former feels awkward an automatic clutch manual transmission (optional in V8 position) compared with double clutch soft today is also good in high-performance driving and mundane.

Vantage of age is even more clearly in the driver seat, from switch and trunk that looks and feels very cheap. Center console was really renewed to 2016 the Vanquish new match, but controls do not work very well and the system of information and entertainment of the ” new ” seems ridiculous old. Also, the list has elements of comfort, convenience, safety and entertainment Vantage which are now common in luxury cars performance of several deficiencies. If it will be a vintage Vantage, it is that the driving experience is refreshing and interesting. Aston Martin engineering this car before the turbocharger, stability and advanced electric power-assisted steering system have become the new normal, and while these technologies have their advantages, some argue that he stole the soul of a sports car. If you tend to agree, the Vantage is still possible for you. There is a level of communication here machines driver which is very difficult to find these days.

2016 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Competitors

2016 Aston Martin V8 Vantage speedBut for many fans of the contemporaries, we are assuming that competitors Vantage will attract many more options. These include the Jaguar F-Type, Mercedes SL AMG, Audi R8 and Porsche 911 GT, and the car was able to become immortal and avant-garde. It may not be very beautiful as Vantage, but so are not very old, a decade. 2016 Aston Martin Vantage is a car sporty two-seater offered in hatchback coupe two-seater convertible (roadster) body styles. There is a V8 Vantage GT, V8 Vantage V8 Vantage V12 Vantage, S and S and Vantage Vantage GT12 models are available.

2016 Aston Martin V8 Vantage performanceV8 Vantage GT comes standard with 19-inch wheels, differential limited slip, automatic xenon headlights, automatic windscreen, glass, power folding mirrors, rear camera parking sensors, automatic climate control, electric front seats (driver’s 8-way, four-way passenger), full leather, simulated suede Headliner, tilt and telescopic wheel, auto adjustment of mirrors , navigation system, Bluetooth connectivity and audio, changer of six CD, USB connectivity and a 160-Watt sound system. An optional technology package adds satellite radio and cruise control. Regular V8 Vantage’s technology package includes a wide selection of paint and leather more comfortable suspension and Aston (only available in five colours of interior and exterior color two V8 Vantage GT).

2016 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Performance

2016 Aston Martin V8 Vantage mpgV8 Vantage has the same performance of update as a GT, but adds a separator of carbon fiber and the rear diffuser, along with the interior trim updates. V12 Vantage, in addition to the larger engine, including the Adaptive suspension of three modes, ceramic carbon brakes, carbon fiber and a single special body panels standard clutch automatic manual transmission. Options include 19-inch forged alloy wheels, sensors, leather steering wheel adjustment before sports Simulator cockpit (coupe), making the deflector wind, heated, driver seats and memory of passengers settings sound system, premium sound system of 700 Watts and 1000 watts and Bang Olufsen of rear parking. Aston Martin also offers a wide range of inks, mixed skins and options of customization by Q by Aston Martin.

2016 Aston Martin V8 Vantage fuel economy2016 Aston Martin V8 Vantage is powered by a 4.7-liter V8 good for 347 hp and 420 pounds-feet of torque. S good for 361 horsepower and 430 lb-ft of torque and engine version GT V8 Vantage. 1 6-speed manual transmission and rear-wheel drive comes standard and seven-speed single clutch dragging (known as Speedshift) optional. Test of Edmunds, manual complete, V8 Vantage GT went from zero to 60 mph in 4.9 seconds, a rapid but finally normal considering the price. EPA estimated fuel economy of 15 mpg combined (city/19 Highway 13 with the traditional manual) and 16 mpg combined (14/21) with Speedshift.

2016 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Design

2016 Aston Martin V8 Vantage engineOn the surface, everything seems quiet in Aston Martin. After all, none of the core sports company, Vantage or DB9, have been redesigned in more than one decade. It is a sports car of the year for eternity. In the same year released DB9 (2004), Chevrolet Corvette C5, pushing Porsche 996 Turbo still has the pleasure of selling and the V12 Ferrari grand touring coupe is 575 m. Each of these cars have been replacing their car with a whole new generation… – twice. But the excitement to come. The year is coming, will launch the new DB11. Keep the V12 and became the first car to benefit from the latest technology partnership with Mercedes-Benz. The new DB, program engineer in Chief caress John Aston said, will use the electrical architecture of the Mercedes-Benz. And the top model Aston finally offer most of the portfolio of Mercedes-Benz safety technology.

2016 Aston Martin V8 Vantage styleBut caresses says Technology Association also will include V8 AMG home tunes and paired with Mercedes-Benz transmission. That Powertrain will not appear for a few more years, possibly when Aston Vantage remake. And he mentioned that the all-electric version of the Rapide sedan company came, is the production version of the concept of crossover DBX horse before the end of the Decade. In fact, caress said 2020.–only four years… – Aston Martin Showroom will be completely different from what happens today. To understand where the company is going, it makes sense to do a balance sheet where they are now. Then they hit us some of the best trails in the mountains of Santa Monica in Southern California to get an idea of the nuances of difference in a range of Aston Martin.

2016 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Transmission

The 2016 Aston Martin V8 Vantage is the Porsche 911 Aston competitors. It was released in 2005 with 380 horsepower and six-speed manual transmission V8. Since then, the V8 has developed the displacement 4.7 litres being and now putting 430 hp V8 Vantage GT is the most expensive to get in the Aston and also the only one that can be selected with the manual. You should keep in mind that a manual, because one of auto clutch them seven-speed a little awkward in its operation, with a significant difference between the gears in automatic mode.

But no matter which transmission is selected, this V8 sounds fantastic, especially to the press. It is a car that, in addition to transmitting the sponge, analog. Right wheel almost no help in weight and there is less management and filtering of experience of technology than most sports cars. GT V8 is fun to look at, thanks to the combination of wild cat (which are green with yellow accents) and organic – feeling as that of fun driving also. However, on a broken sidewalk, GT very firm ride.

2016 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Suspension

Lisa of the V12 Vantage, more talented and more potent than the GT in almost every way. The song is unique thanks to its flexible suspension adjustment and adaptive dampers. But the seven-speed automated manual is no better here. So, Yes, there are still stop annoying, clumsy between shifting in automatic mode. But that’s an extra 135 horsepower V12 Vantage makes feel like animals is completely different. A wild, fast and has the best score by any Aston Martin headed. Powerband is so soft and so great in this car that with a V8, it seems that there is potential in the range of rev, which was very fun car with serious handling capacity. Aston says the V12 engine of about 200 pounds heavier than the V8. But we’ve never seen a weight extra. V12 Vantage S is fun as in Canyon, long path will forgive and forget the display inland waterway and small.

After driving two models 2016 Aston Martin V8 Vantage in some corners very tight Hairpin, DB9 GT not only large but also feels much softer and less agile than the Vantage. And although the package of 540 horsepower V12, was transmitted to the old six-speed automatic, as soon as the car moves with less urgency. However, this is the big Coupé V12-powered and, in certain contexts, as the muscle car feel more British than anything else. Pity that the sound of the V12 is the beautiful sensual way down in this model. The DB9 is generally a happier car in the streets, sweeping. The suspension of the song feel heavier than other cars car nose that made Aston. But the interior of the Coupe is the perfect place to spend hours driving. The cabin is airy and spacious that in perspective and not (desperate) use still the old same Vantage screen browser (this is approximately the size of iPhone Plus 6).

2016 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Generation

A whole generation of drive other cars come and go at the time of the Aston Martin V8 Vantage has been around, but the car’s level of entry into the United Kingdom will continue strong. It was introduced in the 2006 model, the V8 Vantage can be dismissed as too old to compete, but spent some time in 2016 Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT conversion and a different impression is formed. Not 2016 V8 Vantage GT drop top;! He also spent time in the V12 Vantage DB9 S, GT and Vanquish the same day and in the same street. Each has its appeal, but when you want an exciting driving experience with a special, instead of exclusivity after Germany machine sports car, Aston Martin V8 Vantage 2016 GT added to the list. Previously we talked about 2008 Ford Escape Limited AWD.

With a manual six-speed, V8 Vantage GT 2016 short range cost $107,825 includes $2,825 for objectives and Roadster models start at $122,325. The seven-speed automated manual is offered, too, but we can avoid it. Before you get behind the wheel of a car, Aston Martin Chief Programme engineer John caress emphasized conventional manual and not automatic and is displayed. Aston broadcast pitches as a way to connect the efforts of Motorsport, but buyers would be best avoided Sportshift II transmission and the use of $5,300 at the cost of other options. Auto manuals auto so a little dry and if what you want is a driving experience pure and traditional for your weekend trip, a V8 Vantage GT with the clutch until the car’s replacement pedal has a faster solution in plain or piloted.

2016 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Driving

Unless you regularly to control their luxury weekend excursions, it is very difficult to extract the potential of the most exotic accidentally driving into a tree, Cliff, or to a prison cell. Unlike the fast of 565 hp V12 Vantage, however, does not feel wasted how much skill with the V8 Vantage GT, and once it boils down the Roadster together with speeds of up to approximately 30 mph, an entry-level Aston is naturally aspirated, 430 hp, 4.7-liter V-8 with exhaust sounds beautiful deportivo echoed on the wall of the tunnel. As 2011 V8 Vantage was last year, up to the GT V8 Vantage enterprise as one might expect, but if not beat any potholes. Communicative and combined with the suspension of adaptable management model Sport GT make much more pleasant road.

After you finish or need rest, door step of wing Swan slightly open at the corner of the ascendant and admire the beautiful veneer V8 Vantage. The cars have been sold since 2006, and you can save money by making the car gently used, but think logically about the purchase of a car with 6-digit 1 price tags? Astons used they can benefit from the extra speed in addition to the V8 Vantage GT exhaust suspension system and sports, HP V8 Vantage GT 430 and 361 lb – ft of torque motor 15 hp and 10 lb-ft, that adjust the position of the V8 with a maximum speed of 190 km/h is the same. Aston 0-60 mph in an estimated 4.6 seconds; in a Motor Trend test, change to 2009 60 hit in 4.1 seconds manual transmission Coupe, 8 cylinders.

2016 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Choice

V8 Vantage GT offers a choice of exterior of five colors with contrasting colors that are controversial. (A more complete palette available V8 Vantage models). To appreciate a color combination of goodwill and enthusiasm for the manual transmission goes a long way to justify the emotional purchase like this. Aston not blind spot or adaptive cruise control, and monitoring Porsche tend to offer many ways to customize the 911 as you can with line of sight. But what they say about the Aston Martin V8 Vantage of 2006 and 2005 Porsche 911 remains true 10 years later: “The choice here is Savile Row bespoke adaptation against Hugo Boss off the shelf.” If style is important enough as you’ve tried both, and if they can pay so much, you’ll be happier in the Aston Martin. “

Although more relaxed and elegant Cross country Cruisers is on the Aston Martin, when 911 more practical, a bit faster and more efficient programming has no charm, volume low, fun driving GT V8 Vantage can be a nice addition to multicar garage if you have not purchased the Aston before – and if the GT model intrigue, count manually. Aston Martin Vantage is the most like a real sports car offered by British luxury car – integer consists of large exotic tourers.

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