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The 510PS Aston Martin Vantage has been launched in India at Rs 2.95 crore

Tuhin Guha  /
25 Sep 2018 20:30:42 IST

Aston Martin today launched the latest generation of the Aston Martin Vantage sportscar in India at a Rs 2.95 crore (ex-showroom). Lalit Chaudhari,who runs Infinity Cars,the AstonMartin dealers in India, added that this is the base price of the Vantage and excludes the prices of any options that the buyer may specify. With options and taxes, the firm expects an on-road price of around the Rs 3.3 crore mark. Bookings have already begun and the first car will be delivered by December. A total of 20 units have been allocated to our market for the coming year.

Notice the new headlight design and reworked front of the 2018 Aston Martin Vantage

Aston Martin Vantage gets its styling inspiration from the DB10 that was seen in the James-bond movie Spectre. The new age front fascia is a big departure from any previous cars from the brand but does a good of reinterpreting the traditional Aston Martin look.As seen from the images, aerodynamics has played a big role in shaping the 2018 Aston Martin Vantage. The splitter under the bumper guides the airflow underneath the body which is also then fed to the engine from down below with the help

The 2018 Aston Martin Vantage will be spending more time in corners and bends

In line with the aggressive exterior, the cabin sports a busier dashboard design and a comparatively lower driving position. This should make the driving experience a lot more engaging than before. The dashboard design has been made a lot edgier than the one on the DB11.

The powertrain that is offered on the 2018 Aston Martin Vantage is a newone sourced from Mercedes-AMG. Instead of a V12, the 2018 Vantage is powered by a four-litre twin-turbo V8. The motor has been positioned lower and towards the rear in the chassis for ideal weight distribution and optimal centre of gravity.

The V8 heart of the Vantage puts out 510PS at 6,000rpm and generates 685Nm at 2,000rpm to 5,000 rpm. Aston Martin claims that the 2018 Vantage can reach 60 mph (96.56kmph) in a mere 3.5 seconds and can reach a top whack of 314 kmph. Interestingly, this makes the new Vantage quicker than the previous V12.

The 2018 Aston Martin Vantage will lock horns with the Porsche 911 GTS Carrera, Jaguar F-Type and even the Mercedes-AMG GT.

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