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The oldest 'new' cars on sale today

There have been some big-name retirements in the automotive landscape recently – the most prominent of them being the Land Rover Defender. But there are some other models out there that have been kicking around for quite a while, so we thought we’d take a look at some of the oldest ‘new’ cars still on sale...

2018 Aston Martin Vantage spied in the snow

The next-generation 2018 Aston Martin Vantage has been spied again, this time doing rounds on the snowy roads of Sweden. Despite looking like a DB11, this test mule is shorter than the larger grand tourer, as the Vantage will remain a two-seater model. Under the skin, the new Vantage will utilise a smaller version of the DB11's new-generation aluminium architecture, though it should be longer, wider and lower than the current car...

2018 Aston Martin Vantage spied

The next-generation Aston Martin Vantage has been spied on and around the Nurburgring Nordschleife. It's hard to get a good handle on the overall design direction for the new Vantage as the front and rear ends are covered by false body panels, but, if the DB11 is any guide, expect it to feature sharper body surfacing than today's car...

2017 Aston Martin Vantage GT8 unveiled

The just revealed Aston Martin Vantage GT8 is claimed to be the lightest and meanest V8 Vantage model yet. Under the bonnet the company's 4.7-litre V8 has been retuned to deliver 328kW of power, which is 8kW more than the V8 Vantage GT. Torque output is unchanged at 490Nm...

Art and cars: Aston Martin V8 Vantage GTE racers get bespoke badging

Aston Martin has revealed a selection of bespoke badges for the V8 Vantage GTEs entered in the upcoming World Endurance Championship. A different badge will adorn the three vehicles for each round of the premier endurance series. Beginning at the upcoming six-hour held at Silverstone, the GTEs will carry a Union Jac-inspired badge before receiving different designs to commemorate the following eight rounds, including the marquee event, the 24 Hours of Le Mans...

New Aston Martin Vantage to borrow from Vulcan and DB10 design

The next-generation Aston Martin Vantage will borrow design elements from the Vulcan and the James Bond limited-edition DB10 car, says the British brand’s chief designer. Speaking to CarAdvice at Aston Martin’s Gaydon factory in the UK this week, Marek Reichman admitted that topping the current Vantage will not be easy but the brand has taken the best of what made the current car popular and styled it in a different context...

Aston Martin Vantage GTE art car will race in 24 Hours of Le Mans

An Aston Martin Vantage GTE art car designed by Tobias Rehberger will race in this weekend's 24 Hours of Le Mans. The German abstract artist was commissioned by the owner of the number 97 car, who has, reportedly, been an long-time admirer of Rehberger's work...

Aston Martin Vantage SP10: Vantage S gets six-speed manual

The special edition Aston Martin Vantage SP10 has been launched by the classic British marque, giving driving enthusiasts the very first opportunity to drive a manual version of the brand's Aston Martin V8 Vantage S...

2012 Aston Martin V8 Vantage facelift revealed

The 2012 Aston Martin V8 Vantage facelift has been revealed, showcasing some front and rear styling changes as well as new handling improvements. Serving as Aston Martin's entry-level sports car, aside from the Cygnet, the V8 Vantage features a 4.7-litre V8 engine producing 313kW and 470Nm, which carries over unchanged...

Aston Martin V8 Vantage S

Aston Martin has released a harder edged version of their wonderful V8 Vantage with more power, more torque, and it’s called the V8 Vantage S. The bespoke 4.7-litre V8 engine has been tuned to deliver  321kW and 490Nm and is mated with a brand new Sportshift 11 transmission. Top speed for the Vantage S is 305km/h (189mph), although 0-100km/h sprint times have not been confirmed...

Aston Martin V8 Vantage N420 Roadster

You’re looking at what is surely the world’s most beautiful roadster. It’s called the N420 and it’s by none other than Aston Martin, voted the UK’s ‘coolest brand’ for the fourth time in five years ahead of Apple and top shelf audio firm, Bang & Olufsen...

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