An unwritten rule in car culture dictates that in order for a car to be truly remarkable, it has to have forgivable character flaws that give it a unique personality that allows man to truly bond with tamed machine. It is exactly those traits that make this car, the Aston Martin V8 Vantage, the best used exotic car…
When Aston Martin dropped the manual from its V12 Vantage in 2014 leaving only a seven-speed automated manual, the world became a darker, sadder place. Then Porsche showed us an automatic-only GT3 RS, and all hope was lost, sending car enthusiasts around the world searching for therapists.
There’s no Aston Martin you don’t lust after, but there’s only one Aston Martin most of us could hope to afford. What do you need to know before you buy a Aston Martin Vantage? Don’t worry, we’ll tell you everything right here in the Ultimate Buyer’s Guide.
You know that ‘80s Bond movie where the Aston Martin has skis, the Bond girl plays the cello, and the Taliban are good guys? I love that one! What was it called? The Living Daylights! Here’s why it’s the 10th best Bond movie ever made.
In 2006, Aston Martin decided it was time to take on the Nürburgring. This meant tackling the 24 Hour Endurance race, and the goal was to do it in a car that was very nearly one of its road-going street cars.
In my first full day as your humble weekend Jalop, it pains me to bring you all sad news. Aston Martin has reportedly discontinued the V12 Vantage, and thus it departs from our earthly realm.
A while ago Jalopnik posted "Ten great driving roads you've never heard of" and usually these articles don't find traction with me. This isn't a knock against the writers, the contributors, or Jalopnik, I just have no retention when it comes to leisure reading. However, that article in particular was one that…
Ever wanted to have your very own personalized race car? This is the next best thing. TRG-Aston Martin Racing North America is asking fans to submit their creations for a paint scheme on its Aston Martin Vantage GT3 in the Rolex Grand-Am Series. TRG-AMR has two concepts approved but is looking for fans to submit ideas…
Yesterday, we received a tip from a reader named Dan that Aston Martin was planning to shoehorn their big V8 from the Vantage into their Toyota/Scion iQ-rebranded and upgraded city car, the Cygnet. I was very excited by this news. So excited that I did some quick speculative drawings of what such an insane…
Aston Martin will take a version of its V12 Vantage supercar racing next year in the guise of the Vantage GT3, giving 10 customers a 600-hp track beast.
A new V8 Vantage has slipped in between the base model and the V12 Vantage. It's the V8 Vantage S, a slightly more powerful version with a better seven-speed Sportshift transmission. All that plus quicker steering and bigger brakes. Essss!
I'm crouched in the footwell of an Aston Martin V12 Vantage hammering across a dry lakebed at 140 mph, wondering why I'm not a Top Gear presenter, which, I can now confirm, is the greatest job... in the world.
The Aston Martin V8 Vantage N420 Roadster is 60 lbs lighter than its non-N420 sibling, 426-hp, more carbon fiber, fancier interior, new wheels, does 0-to-60mph in under five seconds and will reliably incite marijuana jokes.
The Aston Martin DBS and V12 Vantage Carbon Black special editions come with a color coat taking 50 man-hours of hand painting to create. It's the perfect gift for the Aston Martin owner who has everything but meticulous, unnecessary labor.
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…