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Geneva Motor Show: Aston Martin launches V8 Vantage

Aston Martin will unveil the production version of its V8 Vantage at the Geneva Motor Show today.

The new 380bhp engine is a 4.3 litre, all aluminium alloy V8, unique to Aston Martin. The quad-cam 32-valve engine is individually hand assembled by Aston Martin at the company’s new engine production facility in Cologne, Germany, where every Aston Martin engine, including the V12 for Vanquish S and DB9, is built.

The V8 Vantage will be initially offered with a 6-speed manual transmission and other alternatives will be announced at a later date.

Deliveries of the V8 Vantage to customers in the UK in late summer and will be built at Gaydon.

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