Last week Aston Martin introduced photos of the $149,995 2018 Vantage, a four-liter AMG twin-turbo V8 coupe that gets 503-horsepower and 505 pound-feet of torque.
Its bold, bare grill is the face of a new Aston Martin, one pointed toward younger buyers, those who want flashy colors (the Vantage in the debut photos came in a radioactive green) and more-aggressive angles along its two-door body.
Aston Martin typically doesn’t introduce cars at the Los Angeles Auto Show each November—but it will show the new Vantage on its stand Nov. 29 through Dec. 10 for the annual event.
The Aston Martin Vantage.
Source: Aston Martin
In a time when major supercar makers—Lamborghini, Ferrari, Pagani, and McLaren, not to mention Bentley and Rolls-Royce—skip most auto shows altogether (their high-net-worth customers tend not to frequent auto shows to make actual purchasing decisions), the Vantage will be a rare bid to get mass attention for a car with elite-level performance and craftsmanship .
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