New Aston Martin Vantage V8 will receive V8 engine from Mercedes-AMG

November 16, 2016 at 21:01

Aston Martin started intensive work on a new supercar Vantage. Recently the car appeared for the first time on the roads and photo spies managed to shoot it on video. The car was running near the Nürburgring. The latest news say that the novelty will receive a V8 engine from Mercedes-AMG. This information is officially confirmed by the representative of the company.

2018 Upcoming Aston Martin Vantage spy pic

2018 Upcoming Aston Martin Vantage spy pic

The world debut of Vantage model from Aston Martin is scheduled for early 2017. Previously it was assumed that under the hood will be located 2.6-liter engine generating up to one hundred and ninety-eight horsepower. However, after conducting tests engineering department decided to replace it with the eight-cylinder engine from Mercedes-AMG.

2018 Awaited Aston Martin Vantage image

2018 Awaited Aston Martin Vantage image

The first road tests of Aston Martin Vantage are scheduled for the end of next month. Plus, we will see the first official announcement, in which the management of the company Aston Martin will reveal the technical details, and make a complete description of the supercar. Price of the novelty is not disclosed. According to the rumors, the car will be equipped with a manual transmission, which can easily handle the high torque.

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