It comes with an eight-speed automatic gearbox and a electronic rear differential that is said to give the auto outstanding roadholding.
However, in the Vantage, where the block is positioned so far back from the front axle that the weight distribution is a flawless 50:50 split, that powerplant, matted to an eight-speed automatic transmission, is half a second quicker off the mark, serves up over 510hp and 685Nm of torque and a top speed of 195mph.
As far as appearance goes the new Vantage comes with a predatory stance, while the minimal front and rear overhangs, muscular flanks and broad haunches express the agility and dynamism inherent within the auto. This new Vantage finally puts some distinguishing space between it and the DB11, to the point where it may actually be the more compelling vehicle.
The previous V8-powered version of the Vantage had a 430 horsepower engine.
If Aston Martin were looking to cause a bit of commotion then they've certainly done that with the unveiling of their next generation Vantage sports vehicle. Together with the new side gills, which have been integrated into the body surface and bleed air pressure out from the front wheel arches, and the pronounced upswept rear deck lid, the Vantage generates a significant level of downforce - a first for a core production Aston Martin model.
As the name suggests, the new Vantage will be competing in the GTE Pro segment of the WEC season, and has a hard act to follow after its V8 Vantage GTE predecessor.
"I think people are going to be blown away by the design", said Laura Schwab, Aston Martin president of the Americas.
My favorite part of the entire vehicle, though, is the rear diffuser.
The new Vantage will be delivered to the U.S. first in June 2018.
However, with the Vantage, even more than the recently launched DB11, everything beneath the skin is essentially a cherry-picked selection of everything that's cutting-edge in terms of sportscar capability, starting with the engine.
For the first time on an Aston Martin, the new Vantage also features an Electronic Rear Differential.
The new Vantage dispatches the sprint from 0-60mph in 3.5 seconds, and will hit a top speed of 195mph.
Palmer said: "It speaks volumes for the outgoing Vantage that it is the single most successful model in Aston Martin's history". The three driving modes are Sport, Sport Plus and Track. The interior finish is of a premium standard, with alcantara and leather upholstery available with customer colour and design preference. While the pricing kicks off at $149,995 (make that £120,900 in the United Kingdom and €154,000 in Germany), the first owners will take delivery of their cars in the second quarter of 2018.
After winning a position among the top 5 contestants, Manushi was asked which profession deserved the biggest salary and why. On the Chinese island of Hainan global jury today determined the victor of the contest "Miss world-2017".
Monday, Joseph provided a similar disclaimer after parting with McCoy. "Mike didn't throw interceptions", Joseph said. For the second time in 11 months, National Football League coach Mike McCoy is out of a job.
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He says the sounds did not come from tools being banged against the hull of a submarine as was previously reported by some media. In the message, he reportedly said the sub was heading towards Mar del Plata with all 44 crew members in flawless health.
The latest Global Terrorism Index, published last week, said that deaths attributed to Boko Haram in 2016 fell by 80 percent. The town's name was changed temporarily to Madinatul Islam, or "City of Islam" in Arabic, during the Boko Haram occupation.
The products announced in the recall bear the establishment number "P-40299" inside the USDA mark of inspection. Affected products have been taken off Trader Joe's shelves and destroyed, according to the release.
Mark Cuban thinks the big losers of the DOJ's decision to sue to block the AT&T-Time Warner merger will be Google and Facebook. Bloomberg's source said that the announcement will be about the Justice Department working to block the AT&T/Time Warner deal.
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Signals were false hope for Argentine Sub
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Apple's HomePod won't launch until 2018
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Salvation Army of Joplin holds Red Kettle Drive
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Sen. Scott releases statement on Tax Reform
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