Aston Martin V8 Vantage Review | The Truth About Cars

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Aston Martin V8 Vantage

We’ve all been there: smitten by a witty, intelligent, drop … gorgeous partner. Whether it’s an acquaintance or a distant celebrity, innate hotness sets our ablaze. And then, eventually, breeds contempt.

The wit becomes the intelligence debatable, the urbanity and the beauty#8211; well that Despite the obvious physical the time eventually comes you realize that true tends to forget. And yes, talking about the Aston V8 Vantage.

Blessed are the souls at Premier Automotive Group, for gave Aston#39;s sublime DB9 a youthful, athletic and attainable The Vantages’ timeless long deck maintains the family but the its tighter proportions work with Aston’s characteristic C-pillar and toned shoulder

Thumbing their nose at and Blingers, Aston tucked all objects out of sight, or integrated the big picture in a manner befitting Elimination. If the slick door don#39;t impress, the utter of body cutlines takes art on a four-wheeled joyride. The pictures lie.

Eighteen inch tucked neatly into the add to the sleek but muscular stance. the trick door release and a of hinges open and raise the Sure, the Vantage’s interior is the same as the DB9’s, but that#39;s saying Ashley Judd and Watts could be sisters. aromatic leather wraps everything in sight.

The car’s switches, buttons and move with such precision I bet they were in Mobil 1 before assembly. The HVAC knobs click all the reassuring resistance of rheostats in a vintage stereo console.

Not to the point, but the Aston’s cabin’s tactility is inescapable. Like the love, the seats hold you without feeling clingy. The aluminum gauge faces your TAG Heuer look a $9.99 blue light Taken as a whole, it’s Khan’s pleasure dome on

And then Attention K-Mart If you like the Aston Martin’s why not stop by the Ford aisle and a Fusion? And so it begins

The AM’s stubby suede lack illuminated vanity a necessity for any ride appealing to who’d never even of calling Neiman Marcus Markup. Where are the ventilated Why is the beat box so unworthy of audiophiles’

Where’s the auto dimming mirror? (For over two Dearborn#39;s vehicles have this necessary gadget for a premium.) Granted Aston#39;s presence implies a rejection of gadgetry, but a $110k grand-touring car missing the luxo-basics proves less is (indeed) less.

Aston Martin V8 Vantage

the Vantage#39;s solid glass button (an affectation worthy of its and your potential soul comes to life. The Aston’s engine tenor speaks but step on the throttle and the love in heart wanes. It’s a day when 380 peak horsepower is adequate for a luxury two-seater, but the powerband fails to satisfy a fully engaged Porsche or dumbfound like a boosted at full chat.

Aston#39;s paltry 302lb-ft of at 5000rpm is shameful for a modern Acceleration is brisk above revs, but the Aston nameplate guarantee seamless shove the git-go.

Allegro up the dance and the V8 Vantage#39;s bold exhaust sets souls afire than the perfect Lambada The rearward burble sings a tenor, even without a induction growl up front. The short throw six-speed has nicely matched ratios and clutch pickup: a sad necessity to pace with its competition.

Throw the Vantage a few curves and it well, okay. The accurate sits somewhere between Corvette and effortless 911. The say touring above all: cornering and impressive feel at soft and vague at the limit. The aluminum intensive chassis the car to swing faster than its proportions imply, allowing for speed through a corner you keep the revs up the powerband).

But yourself in the wrong gear and the party’s over. Why must an exclusive, expensive party at all?

Aston’s latest beauty states its intention to pistonheads for the ideal long-term partner. Its knows no bounds. Its engineering great on paper.

But drive the like a proper sports and you immediately discover that the is the best of all possible rides the previous millennia. For those to sacrifice peak performance in the quest for beauty, cabin and infinite attention to detail, the makes a fine traveling For the rest, it’s best to from afar.

Aston Martin V8 Vantage
Aston Martin V8 Vantage
Aston Martin V8 Vantage

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