2018 Aston Martin Vantage spotted

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Aston Martin Vantage

Camouflaged test version of the upcoming Aston Martin Vantage has been spotted and from the looks of it the design of the car is heavily influenced by Aston’s Vulcan hypercar.

The next-gen Vantage is built on a lightweight aluminium architecture, which it shares with the DB11. Base variants will be powered by Mercedes-AMG’s 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8, which will put out about 500hp. The power is 64hp more than the current Vantage, which, in combination with the new car’s lighter weight, should make it quicker than its predecessor. Also expect its top-speed to breach the 300kph mark.

A more powerful V12 engine will be introduced into the Vantage range later. It will be a 5.2-litre twin-turbo V12 that’s found in the DB11.

Besides the Vantage, Aston Martin will add a DBX SUV, the Lagonda and a limited-run, all-electric RapidE to its line-up.

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