Aston Martin’s new Mercedes-powered Vantage takes on the sports car class benchmark, Porsche’s 992-generation 911
Aston’s new guard
Heritage is embedded in many elements of the new Aston Martin Vantage, from the opulent interior and craftsmanship to the quintessential British snarl of its exhaust.
But the UK’s latest sports car export is infused with a distinct German flavour in the form of an engine sourced from Mercedes-AMG. The recognisable 4.0-litre twin-turbocharged V8 is familiar with recent AMGs including the GT, C 63, E 63, G 63, GLC 63 and many others, but in this application it is responsible for taking the latest Vantage to new heights.
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