2011 Aston Martin V8 Vantage S

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The Aston Martin Vantage range comes of age with the new V8 Vantage S characterised by a host of new driver-focussed features all designed to push the honed dynamics of the standard Vantage to a new benchmark level.

Aston Martin’s own 4.7 litre V8 engine has been engineered to deliver peak power of 430 bhp (436 PS / 321 kW) at 7300 rpm and torque of 490 Nm / 361 lb.ft) at 5000 rpm and is coupled with a new ground-up developed Sportshift™ II transmission specifically designed for the Vantage S with seven short ratio gears to deliver the most engaging and intense driver involvement.

“The Vantage S epitomises every attribute of the V8 Vantage and pushes the driver experience beyond what we have offered before,” says Dr. Ulrich Bez, CEO of Aston Martin, “It combines dynamic exhilaration with all the charming finesse, beauty and practicality already associated with the Vantage range.”

Source: Aston Martin Press Release

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Engine: 4.7L V8
Weight: 1,610 kg / 3,549 lbs
Power: 321 kW / 430 hp / 436 PS
0-100 kph: 4.6 seconds
Torque: 490 Nm / 361 lb-ft
Top Speed: 305 kph / 190 mph

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