Aston Martin V8 Vantage S and V8 Vantage Roadster

Posted on 09 April 2011 by Tony Santos

Aston Martin V8 Vantage S

Aston Martin has just released plenty of new photos of the 2011 Aston Martin V8 Vantage S and the V8 Vantage S Roadster.

Aston Martin V8 Vantage S is powered by a 4.7 litre V8 engine that 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. The power is managed by the 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.

V8 Vantage S dynamic properties has been revised to achieve maximum performance, its steering rack ratio has been improved from 17:1 to 15:1. The revisions also include larger diameter front brake disc with new six-piston front brake calipers, new springs and dampers, and wider rear wheels. It also offers a new dynamic stability control (DSC) system which features Hydraulic Brake Assist providing assistance in emergency braking situations, and Hill Start Assist (HSA).

The Vantage S is available on coupe and Roadster version and is now available from Aston Martin’s global dealership network.

Aston Martin V8 Vantage S Coupe:

Aston Martin V8 Vantage S Roadster:

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