Aston Martin Vantage WG8, a new issue for a circuit with a V8 engine

Aston Martin GT8 teaserit Seems that soon we will be able to see a version more radical the Aston Martin V8 Vantage. The signature of Gaydon would be working on a new sports-focused to a use circuit. Your name will be Aston Martin Vantage WG8 and it will go on the same line as the Vantage GT12, presented last year. Remember that this model initially called the Aston Martin Vantage GT3, and he had to suppress this nomenclature by problems with Porsche.

Returning to the Vantage WG8, the first image that comes to us is teaser that shows their lines from the side and that comes from an invitation to potential customers. One of the keys will be the weight reduction, in the Vantage GT12 was able to remove 100 kg, but will have to wait to see what you get in this WG8. As in the other models, the name refers to the number of cylinders of your engine, which will be the same as the V8 Vantage S.

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This mechanical V8 of 4.7 liters delivery in the Vantage S WITH 430 HP, but you can expect that there will be a power increase. In the Vantage WG8 could reach a figure aldedor of the 450 HP. It is not far-fetched taking into account that the GT12 power was increased almost 30 HP. Series will come with a box of changes manual of seven-speed and optionally have an auto-SSII.

Thanks to these modifications is expected to be an acceleration of 0 to 100 km/h in just 4.5 seconds. While the Vantage GT12 only made 100 units, it is believed that the Aston Martin Vantage WG8 will come 150 units. The estimated price of each one could be around the to 170,000 pounds (about 213.000 euro). As we said, it will still wait for the official information, which could come in the next few weeks.

Source – Coach

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