Aston Martin has finally unveiled its latest light and limited version of Vantage, which we were promised through various teasers and several spy shots.
Get to know the Aston Martin Vantage GT8 and, like other limited and lightweight models, this model loses a little weight, gaining a little more power and a much more aggressive body kit and suspension. The latest version of the GT was built on the V12 Vantage. This time he begins life as a V8 Vantage.
So yes, it gets the same V8 4.8L Jaguar-sourced V8 as the standard model, but it is massaged in various ways to offer an additional 10 hp. for a total of 446 aspirated horses with torque remaining the same at 361 pound-feet of bend. There is a choice of gears, or a six-speed manual or a sequential seven-speed Sportshift II manual.
Compared to the regular Vantage Vantage, the Vantage GT8 reaches 62 in just 4.4 seconds, which is 0.2 seconds faster.
Other changes range from a revised body kit that provides better cooling and aerodynamics at speed.