The 2018 Aston Martin Vantage is a luxury coupe that is capable of delivering an agile performance and is a true example of dedicated craftsmanship. With an impressive weight of just 1,530Kg and near perfect 50:50 weight distribution, the coupe delivers unrivalled excitement and dynamic drivability. It is fitted with strong aluminum chassis that enables the driver to drive the vehicle with a great stability on the road.
It has an impressive design that continues its sporty looks from exterior to interior. The new Aston Martin Vantage has an attractive exterior that demands a second look from coupe enthusiasts. The interior of this coupe is elegantly crafted with top luxuries to make the ride comfortable for passengers.
The 2018 Aston Martin Vantage is fitted with a powerful twin-turbocharged engine that produces an enhanced power for a strong performance. It is equipped with advanced technologies and modern safety features that assure a safe ride in different road conditions.
Here is a review of the new Aston Martin Vantage with a keen insight into its exterior, interior, performance, technologies, safety features and a lot more.
Design of the 2018 Aston Martin Vantage
The designers at Aston Martin have paid attention to nearly each and every single part of the exterior and interior of new Vantage to make it look aggressive. Thanks to its muscular flanks and broad haunches, the coupe looks more athletic and powerful. It has an interior that is designed around the driver to deliver a sports car driving experience.
The 2018 Aston Martin Vantage has an aerodynamic body that instantly portrays the beautiful character of the coupe. It is the first type of Aston Martin’s coupe where the underside is designed to guide a continuous airflow from front splitter to the rear diffuser for enhanced stability during the ride. For better aerodynamics, the traditional side strake has been reinvented that helps direct the airflow from wheels to reduce drag.
It has a bold front fascia that is dominated by titanium grille with S curve surroundings, which adds to its aggressive profile. The traditional Aston Martin’s front aero-splitter provides fresh air to the engine for a better performance under all conditions. It has stylish ultra-slim headlights and rear lights that elevate the beauty of its exterior profile.
The all-new Aston Martin Vantage has LED headlamps that automatically change their position for a dynamic view of the road. It has LED daytime running lights that improve the coupe’s visibility for other commuters. The coupe has signature full width LED tail lamps with dynamic indicator functions that keep the approaching vehicles aware of its presence.
An Electronically Controlled Stainless Exhaust System is fitted on the rear side of the coupe that produces a thrilling sound at top speed. The available silver exhaust tailpipes on the rear side provide it a sporty look. The 2018 Aston Martin Vantage comes with 20-inch Y-spoke wheels that provide a strong road grip for a smooth and efficient ride.
The interior of 2018 Aston Martin Vantage is ergonomically designed with fine materials and is a true example of craftsmanship. The distinctive cockpit is perfectly designed around the driver for absolute focus and functionality. For an immersive experience, the cabin of the coupe has a low driving position that perfectly connects the driver to the car and road.
It has a spacious cabin that provides ample headroom and legroom for passengers so that they can enjoy a comfortable ride. A three-spoke electric power steering wheel with driver’s assistance controls is fitted in the cabin of new Aston Martin Vantage that allows the driver to control different technological functions of the coupe without taking his/her eyes off the road. It has a heated rear screen that blocks the passage of sunrays in the cabin to keep it cool even on hot summer days.
The cabin of 2018 Aston Martin Vantage features a 2+0 seating arrangement that provides seating up to 2 passengers. It has sports front seats that are perforated with Alcantara leather to provide enhanced comfort to the driver and front passenger during the ride.
An automatic temperature control with dual-zone climate control is fitted in the cabin of new Aston Martin Vantage that allows passengers to set their preferred temperatures regardless of the changing weather conditions. The available steering wheel has a tilt-telescopic column that enables the driver to set the steering positions according to changing driving demands.
It has a full carpeted cabin that elevates the luxury stance of its cabin. The coupe features a Memory System that allows the driver to keep the seating position intact for a long time.
“The Vantage becomes a symbol of primal beauty.”
— Aston Martin (@astonmartin) January 23, 2018
Performance Attributes of the 2018 Aston Martin Vantage
The all-new Aston Martin Vantage is fitted with exceptional performance attributes that make the ride comfortable on road. It has an aluminum body structure with steel panels that reduce its overall body weight and make it more agile. The coupe is fitted with an Independent double wishbone design with coil springs, anti-roll bar and adaptive damping suspension that provides a better stability on the road.
The new Aston Martin Vantage comes with Multi-link with coil springs, anti-roll bar and adaptive damping rear suspension that delivers better control on curvy edges. An advanced Adaptive Damping System (ADS) with Skyhook Technology modes is fitted in the coupe that allows the driver to set the vehicle’s suspension system according to the changing road conditions. The available modes are Sport, Sport+, and Track.
The 2018 Aston Martin Vantage is a rear-wheel drive coupe and its engine is paired with a ZF 8-speed automatic transmission. It is powered by a 4.0-litre twin-turbocharged V8 engine with Dual Variable Camshaft Timing and fully CNC machined combustion chambers. This powerful engine enables the coupe to reach 0 to 62mph in mere 3.6 seconds at a top speed of 195mph.
This engine is capable of producing 503 horsepower and an amazing 685Nm of torque. It delivers a combined fuel efficiency of 9.4-litre per 100 Km.
Aston Martin has always introduced advanced technologies in its vehicles that make their rides entertaining. The 2018 Vantage is equipped with excellent technologies that assist the driver and passenger on every corner of the road. An 8.0-inch LCD screen is fitted in the dashboard of the coupe that allows the passengers to configure among different available technologies.
Some of its notable technologies are:
- iPod and iPhone Integration
- USB Playback
- DAB and AM/FM Radio
- Aston Martin Audio System
- Integrated Satellite Navigation System
- A2DP Bluetooth Audio and Phone Streaming
It also has following optional technological functions that the customers can select according to their tastes:
- Aston Martin Premium Audio System
- Heated Seats
- Ventilated Seats
- Cruise Control
- 360-degree Camera
- Keyless Entry
Safety Features of the 2018 Aston Martin Vantage
The 2018 Aston Martin is a luxury two-door coupe that is fitted with a number of modern safety features to assure a safe ride for passengers.
It has following standard safety features:
- Alarm and Immobiliser
- Front and Rear Parking Sensors
- Parking Distance Display and Park Assist
- Tyre Pressure Monitoring System
- Anti-lock Braking System
- Dynamic Stability Control
- Electric Park Brake
- Emergency Brake Assist
- Electronic Brakeforce Distribution
- Hydraulic Brake Assist
- Traction Control
- Dynamic Torque Vectoring
- Positive Torque Control
Some of its available safety features are:
- Auto Park Assist
- Blind Spot Monitoring
- Garage Door Opener
- First Aid Kit
Price and Availability in the UAE
The 2018 Aston Martin Vantage is a luxury sports coupe that is already available in the UAE at a starting price of AED 600,000. Its price goes as high as AED 700,000 based on its different optional features that the customers can select at the time of its purchase. Though, it is an expensive coupe but offers such versatility that makes every penny worth spending.
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