2012 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Price In US, 2012 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Review & Photos | AutoiHub

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2012 Aston Martin V8 Review

When a car company the price of its highest selling by over $5,000 and at the same introduces a comprehensive update, the in four years back, is surely something to it.

Taking up issue with Aston . we asked them the reason the price cut of the 2012 V8 Vantage . It was done to make the vehicle competitive, they replied.

In the reason behind the move was to it an even playing field the Porsche 911 Carrera S . which, in its avatar, is the best 911 ever and its starts from $97,360. In the V8 Vantage#8217;s base price is

However, its not odd Aston will its best seller against the new 911. But does Aston to play catch up with the The V8 Vantage is a different car in its own right and special, more spacial the 911.

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The Aston Martin V8 Vantage has one of the mesmerizing shapes and it personifies the of aggression and elegance, compared to the 911 seems dull and boring.

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For 2012, the car has aesthetics with a new splitter at the and a rear diffuser, both of have taken from the S and completed in matte black though they can also be had in carbon fibre. The skirts on the are more sculpted, making look more aggressive but at the time not spoiling the design

On the inside too, the changes are as as they are on the exterior . There is red stitching on the leather seats, matches the new red paint scheme of the

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The integration of good-to-hold aluminum and leather still holds attention, even after so years, though the controls for the and stereo controls have showing their age.

the base model has lots of like satellite-navigation system, sensors, satellite radios, and cruise control, all of which do to the asking price of the car.


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Carried forward from the update is the same 4700cc V8 . 426hp. The standard transmission is the manual while the 6-speed automatic manual has been by the 7-speed Sportshift of the Vantage S.

The extra cog is welcome and so is the shorter ratios and refined and faster There is no doubt the automatic is an over the previous one and will constituent a major portion of but the slicker manual box makes the car involving to drive. This means we would be driving the model in Aston#8217;s sports car

The 4700cc V8 might be getting old but it is a powerful and flexible motor — it can with slow moving traffic with breaking sweat and spin to the redline batting an eyelid. The V8 Vantage from 0-62mpg in just 4.7 . which places it in the same as the base 911 but not the S. However, on normal the engine pulls as easily as any motor out there.

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What waters down the somewhat is the sound made by it, compared to the glorious exhaust belted out by flat-6 engine of the 911 is a let as it is hindered by tire drone and the transmission whine. However, it as good as ever if you are standing by the side. So, to rectify this maybe we should go in for the Roadster.

additions on the car are: 15” brake wide tires (by 0.4”) and in the steering ratio from to 15:1. And that is very when you go into corners than anytime before.

change makes the car less to drive at higher speeds. The imparted by the new steering setup is than that of the 911#8242;s set up, but at slow speeds, turning the car is and cumbersome.

Now it is more fun to motor the because of the added grip by the larger tires and more power provided by the brakes.

However, there has to be logic providing a purely street car with wide tires, of course you are going to take it to the track regularly, which is not to happen.

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All you can do is to drive it faster than you smug in the knowledge the fat tires bail you out if the need arises but it can otherwise and you may land up off the road. tires don#8217;t mean you can#8217;t have the fun, example being the 200hp FR-S . which has tires as wide as the hybrid Toyota

The suspension has been softened up and a move in the right direction by No doubt, there will be a amount of loss in the cornering but if you aren#8217;t Lewis Hamilton you hardly notice it, however, you will certainly do is the improvement in over less than surfaces.

Sum Up Price

The 2012 Aston V8 Vantage is a better car than and honestly there was no need to its price to try and bring it closer to the the

The V8 Vantage should have its head high and did its own thing the customers it is seeking are different — its a car meant for the gentlemen who want a with a character of its own. The price of the 2012 Aston V8 Vantage is $118,370.

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