2018 Aston Martin Vantage is a series of sports cars built by hand from the British manufacturer Aston Martin. Aston Martin has already used the name “Vantage” on high-performance variants of their existing GT models, in particular, vehicle-based on Virage 1990s. The modern car, on the contrary, is the leanest and most agile car in the row of Aston. As such, 2018 Aston Martin Vantage is intended as a more focused model to reach potential buyers of cars like the Porsche 911, as well as the exotic sports and GT with Aston Martin which traditionally compete.
Debuting in 2008, the Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT2 is the most powerful version of the V8 Vantage family run. Designed to meet the FIA and ACO GT2 class regulations, the Vantage will become a client machine for use in the FIA GT Championship, the American Le Mans Series, Le Mans Series and 24 Hours of Le Mans. The V8 Vantage GT2 has been optimized to be able to function ethanol E85 or normal racing fuel, depending on the series of races. Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT2 saw its race debut at the Grand Prix of Long Beach in 2008, led by Paul Drayson, a former Minister of State in the UK, and in 2004 British GT Champion Jonny Cocker. The car will be run on E85 fuel.
James Watt Automotive performed the V8 Vantage GT2 in the Le Mans Series 2008, even though the car failed to make the start of his debut race due to mechanical problems.It has confirmed that the JLOC will use a V8 Vantage GT2 in 2010 Super GT season. JMW Motorsport will race the V8 Vantage GT2 in the Le Mans Series 2010. The poor performance of the Aston Martin AMR-One prototype, Aston Martin Racing has decided to switch to perform the Vantage as a factory effort in 2012. The car has been slightly updated in the Vantage GTE, which improved the car body and engine performance than the old GT2 model. A car is entered in the FIA World Endurance Championship, and a 2nd one will appear in the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
2018 Aston Martin Vantage Engine
2018 Aston Martin Vantage initially powered by a 4.3 L (4300cc) quad-cam 32-valve V8 that produced 380 hp (280 kW) at 7,300 rpm and 302 lb·ft (409 N·m) at 5,000 rpm. However, the models produced after 2008 had a 4.7-liter 420 hp (313 kW) V8. Though loosely based architecture of the Jaguar AJ-V8 engine, this engine is unique to Aston Martin and features race-style dry-sump lubrication, which enabled it to be mounted low in the chassis for better center of gravity. The cylinder block and heads, crankshaft, connecting rods, pistons, camshafts, intake and exhaust manifolds, lubrication system, and the engine management were all of Aston Martin drawings and the V8 engine has been assembled by hand AM at the plant in Cologne, Germany, which also built the V12 DB9 and Vanquish.
The 2018 Aston Martin Vantage, an engine will be mounted in the front mid, with a rear-mounted transaxle, giving a distribution of 49/51 front / rear weight. slotted Brembo brakes were also standard. The original V8 Vantage could accelerate to 60 mph (97 km/h) in 4.7 seconds topping out at 175 mph (282 km/h). Benefits with the increased 400 hp version of the 4.3 L V8 engine, and later models with 4.7 L V8 and 5.9 L V12.
2018 Aston Martin Vantage Roadster GT12
Aston Martin confirms the production of special edition Aston Martin Vantage GT3 presented at the Geneva Motor Show 2015. The company will produce only 100 special edition cars GT3. After a complaint by Porsche over the use of the moniker “GT3”, the car was renamed the Vantage GT12. The Aston Martin Vantage Roadster GT12 is a one-off project created by the Special Operations Division of Aston Martin. The Vantage Roadster GT12 was officially revealed at the 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed. Aston Martin has not revealed any information on whether or not that will put the GT12 roadster into production on a large scale.
2018 Aston Martin Vantage GT3
In 2012, Aston Martin has presented a racing version of the V12 Vantage to replace aging Aston Martin DBRS9 (V12 engine). 2018 Vantage 2018 model expected to compete in the FIA GT1 World Championship and Blancpain Endurance Series, while Tony Quinn ran the 2018 Aston Martin Vantage GT3 for second place in the Australian GT Championship.