Aston Martin Vantage S Unleashed
The British automaker Aston Martin recently published new info and images regarding their latest model, the Vantage S which is based on the V8 version of the model. The “S” is powered by a 4735 cc V8 32-valve engine that features an all-alloy quad overhead camshaft that churns 430 hp (321 kW / 436 PS) @ 7,300 rpm and 361 lb.-ft (321 kW) @ 5,000 rpm. The new model carries the same rear-wheel drive / mid-mounted engine architecture. The power unit of the car will be linked to Aston’s all-new 7-speed Sportshift II gearbox.
According to the official performance figures published by the company, the Vantage S will have a top speed of 189 mph (305 km/h). The car will be available in both coupe and roadster configurations and will feature a design inspired from its bigger brother, the V12 Vantage. The new “S” model will benefit from a quicker steering ratio of 15:1 as well as more generous front brake discs with new 6-piston calipers. In addition, the car will make use of new dampers and springs plus wider rear wheels.
The Aston Martin Vantage S will be offered with a carbon fiber front splitter and rear diffuser and an aluminum, magnesium alloy, composite and steel body. The Vantage S will pack LED rear lamps, HID lamps and clear rear lamps. The S will be the first Aston Martin to be equipped with the HSA – Hill Start Assist function and according to the official press release, the suspension of the car has been reworked to the more driver-focused nature of the vehicle.
Inside, you will find full grain leather interior, weave alloy facia trim, leather-trimmed sports steering wheel, cruise control, Bluetooth support, tire-pressuring monitoring, powerfold exterior heated mirrors and a whole bunch of other goodies.
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