Someone Save This Aston Martin From Rising Waters

This b-roll from WAVY shows an Aston Martin Vantage sitting on High Street in Hampton, Virginia about to succumb to flood waters from a Nor'easter fueled by the remnants of Hurricane Ida. Let's stop this trend. Someone go save it! » 11/12/09 4:00pm 11/12/09 4:00pm

2009 Aston Martin V8 Vantage, Reviewed

The lucky buggers over at Popular Mechanics recently got their hands on the revised 2009 Aston Martin V8 Vantage. With a larger 4.8-liter, 420 HP engine and modified suspension, they find the $119,500 British sports car to be more refined, more focused, faster, and a welcome antidote to the "stuffy" DB9...if still not… » 7/17/08 1:00pm 7/17/08 1:00pm

2010 Jaguar XF-R Spotted Testing In Death Valley, Sporting Vantage…

When we last checked in with the 2010 Jaguar XF-R it looked as though there might be a powerful 5.0-liter V8 lurking under the hood. We've seen a lot of the XF-R, as seen below, but the actual motivation has been a point of contention. It is our good fortune then that a Fast Lane Daily source happened to spot a fleet… » 6/02/08 2:20pm 6/02/08 2:20pm

New Aston Martin V8 Vantage, Now With A Little More V8

The Aston Martin V8 Vantage is a gorgeous car, but anyone who's ever driven one has always been left with a feeling that the V8's bark was bigger than it's bite. It's more of a show dog than a hunting dog. Sure you could send the Vantage off to Prodrive for some performance tuning, or if you didn't mind sitting around… » 5/30/08 5:40pm 5/30/08 5:40pm

Aston Martin Vantage GT2 Tests For Le Mans

We've known for a while that Aston Martin was preparing a GT2 Racer based on the V8 Vantage. But now, thanks to the guys at UltimateCarPage, we've got photos of it in action during a test session at the Paul Ricard circuit. The 4.3-liter V8 is expected to make around 480 HP. So, this is a couple steps up from the… » 3/06/08 10:00am 3/06/08 10:00am

Loder1899 Tweaks the Aston Martin Vantage Volante and Ford Mondeo

The Bavarian accessorizers at Loder1899 are showing off a little at this year's Essen Motors Show, bringing both an upgraded Mondeo and Aston Martin V8 Vantage Volante. The Vantage gets the company's new 20-in "hyper-alloy" wheel, lowering-kit, and a new exhaust system good for a boost to 425 hp. The Mondeo gets mostly… » 12/04/07 10:45am 12/04/07 10:45am

Aston Martin to Debut Special Editions in Frankfurt

Aston Martin has a couple of undercards scheduled for the Frankfurt auto show next week. They're the DB9 LM and the V8 Vantage N400. The two, race-inspired special editions will share podium space with the company's new DBS flagship. The Vantage honors Aston's GT1 win at the ADAC 24-hour race this past June on the… » 9/07/07 6:53am 9/07/07 6:53am

Top Loder: Dressing up an Aston Martin V8 Vantage in Couture

Who would have thought the bespectacled Bavarians at Loder 1899 could improve the sexiness of the Brits' latest Emma Peel, the Aston Martin V8 Vantage? But while the eyes have it, the wallet might as well take a powder. This is a purely high-end treatment, with an titanium suspension system that allows the driver to… » 11/16/06 9:20am 11/16/06 9:20am

Resale Meltown: Aston Martin V8 Vantage Prices Drop in the UK

Aston Martin speculators in the UK are finding that one man's catastrophic depreciation is another's pop 'round the bargain basement. It seems some blokes had been buying Aston V8 Vantage models to flip at a high-demand premium. The lucky ones likely made out swimmingly indeed, back when the wait list for the Vantage… » 8/22/06 11:00am 8/22/06 11:00am