1986 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Volante

Aston Martin V8 Vantage Volante

The archetype Aston Martin V8 Vantage was hailed at the sentence of its 1977 debut as “Britain’s Supercar” for its 170 mph (274 km/h) top amphetamine. Its locomotive was divided with the Aston Martin Lagonda, but the Advantage victimised high-performance camshafts and larger carburettors for increased outturn.

The Advantage diagnose had antecedently been victimised on a turn of high-performance versions of Aston Martin cars, but this was a offprint example. Although based on the Aston Martin V8, legion particular changes added capable a unequaled impulsive receive. One of the nearly detectable features was the closed-off cap jut preferably than the out-of-doors max institute on the formula V8. The grillwork are was likewise shut off for Serial I cars.

The Serial II cars, introduced in 1978, featured an merged pamperer and sander lines in the eubstance. One obvious outside clew is the satisfying trafficator lights on the strawman fenders betwixt the bike porta and the headlights. Within, woods replaced roughly of the vinyl cushioning big a more epicurean appearing. This business was produced, with roughly changes, done 1986.

1986 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Volante

The 1986 done 1989 Serial III V8 Advantage was more of a mechanical update. 16 in (406 mm) wheels were now fitted, as was the more muscular V8 from the limited-edition Aston Martin V8 Zagato. This car was changed somewhat for the United States market – it lacked the powerful Vantage engine but retained the Vantage name, and the look was changed with a flattened hood.

A Aston Martin V8 Vantage Volante convertible version was also produced.

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