In harsh conditions prevailing in Sweden during the December, tests were conducted on the new 2018 Aston Martin Vintage. What do expect from winter testing? First of all, any car shows its real faces in this kind of condition. After summer testing of Vintage when it was spotted with heavy camouflage, now you can clearly see bodywork. Sexy look is interesting primarily because of muscular body. Namely, two-seater sports coupe takes a shorter version of DB11 aluminum architecture. It does not stop the manufacturer to make car longer and wider. In addition, future owners will feel more pleasant in the cabin than earlier. That exactly means roomier cabin for two occupants. The mass of elements into cabin irresistibly reminds on above-mentioned DB11. Finally, the engine department offers a V8 and V12 units with more horsepower.
2018 Aston Martin Vintage Exterior
In the introduction, we have just mentioned some features of the new exterior design. To return to the subject, the front fascia has a long smooth hood with four vertical slots designed for engine cooling. Exactly there through slots entrances, fresh air and a system of air ducts cool the engine. By the way, next to the edges of the hood in the corners, you can find the specific shape of headlights. Everything here indicates that is a word about a sports car. If you look closer ahead then you can notice distinctive front grille and bumper with mesh. The profile on 2018 Aston Martin Vintage seems like any other sports car.
As priorities, the manufacturer includes the big door panel, coupe roof which ends in the trunk, big sports wheels with spokes, horizontal air duct and more. Never until now, have we not seen this compact design. The rear end has short overhangs, two exhaust pipes, and very interesting taillights section. Maybe for you, all this sounds as a listing but we consider that we presented main features of this amazing design.
2018 Aston Martin Vintage Interior
The design of interior probably includes more identical elements than what is the case on the exterior. The cabin of 2018 Aston Martin Vintage is projected as two-seater configuration, unlike 2+2 in DB11. That is not all because Alcantara leather covers both seats, while rest of cabin is decorated with aluminum accents. What can you expect from the dashboard? It will be cleaner with a digital cluster which shows service information. Despite tall center console all physical buttons and devices are staggered very well. The equipment list is impressive with 12-inch TFT screen, new audio system and also safety features. Some of them are auto park assist, a camera with 360 degrees angle and much more. All in all, space for knees and luggage will be bigger.
2018 Aston Martin Vintage Engines
Last but not least, specification for 2018 Aston Martin Vintage includes several engines. One selection can be 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8. The same engine you can find in German Mercedes AMG. For people who want more power surely better option is twin-turbo 5.2-liter V12 engine. It should be in condition to achieve over 500 horsepower. You have also possibilities to choose between the six-speed manual gearbox and an eight-speed automatic. The stronger package provides acceleration in just 3.6 seconds. That is amazing. Some experts accuse British manufacturer that Vintage is slower than Porsche 911 Turbo.
2018 Aston Martin Vintage Price
The price which includes V12 engine is $200,000. It’s not much if we consider renown of the manufacturer.