The 2010 Aston Martin V8 Vantage
is an entry-level sports car available as a coupe or convertible. Propelled by a 4.7-liter V-8 engine, the V8 Vantage offers a choice of a six-speed manual or automatic transmission.
One of the most attractive sports cars on the market, the Vantage V8 fuses sport and luxury, and with the addition of a recalibrated suspension in 2009, its on-the-road performance is softer as well. Fuel economy ratings are in the 12 mpg city / 19 mpg highway range.
New for 2010
The 2010 Aston Martin V8 Vantage coupe and roadster get a slightly revised grille and mirror design as well as a few more standard features.
Engine: 4.7L V-8
Transmissions: 6-speed manual, 6-speed automatic
Body Styles: Coupe, convertible
Trims: Base Coupe, Base Roadster
On the Outside
The Aston Martin V8 Vantage's exterior is sleek and elegant, with wraparound led tail lights, tight body lines, and a subtle attitude, that's almost aggressive.
From the Inside
Most interior surfaces in the Aston Martin V8 Vantage are graced with genuine leather and aluminum highlights.
A great entry-level Aston Martin, the V8 Vantage has enough power to make driving entertaining, while the handling is agile, and the exhaust note is thrilling.
Standard safety equipment on the 2010 V-8 Vantage includes antilock disc brakes with brake assist, traction and stability control, side airbags, and rear parking assist. Roll-over bars are standard on the Roadster.
All models: 14 mpg city/20 mpg highway; 12 mpg city/19 mpg highway (manual)
- Combination of luxury and sport
- Everyday drivability
- Automatic transmission a bit slow
- Confusing audio controls
Attractive entry-level sports car with performance and handling to boot
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