Aston Martin Vantage GT8 launched in Europe

The baby Aston gets a sendoff with a track-ready variant

Overdrive April 19, 2016 17:40:44 IST
Aston Martin Vantage GT8 launched in Europe

With Aston Martin’s lineup getting a refresh, the aging cars are getting pumped up variants before facing the inevitable.  Aston Martin’s entry point variant, the V8 Vantage, now receives the treatement. The Vantage GT8, as the name suggests, has the performance side of things cranked up all the way to 11.

The GT8, Aston Martin claims, is influenced by their GTE race car at Le Mans and other endurance races. The body gets aggressive new aero with flared cutaway fenders, a wide front splitter and rear bumper. There is even the option to...

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