This episode of Ignition offered by Tire Rack ( is as a lot a love story as it’s a automotive overview. A supercar focuses on the numbers; a sports activities automotive is extra involved with the expertise. The Aston Martin Vantage has all the time been a sports activities automotive initially. Now in its 11th mannequin yr, it blurs the road with supercar firepower and probably the most attention-grabbing transmission on the street at the moment. A dogleg seven-speed handbook forces its driver to pay shut consideration to every shift, and the result’s probably the most rewarding sports-car experience on the planet. It doesn’t assist that the attractive physique has aged remarkably effectively, the V-12 engine has had continuous updates, and there’s a brand new infotainment system. Simply 100 of those stick-shift Vantages might be offered in the USA, and people patrons may be the luckiest folks alive. If it appears like we’re gushing, simply wait till you watch this monster attempt to obtain its 205-mph high velocity on a dry lakebed, or try and not drift round a nook,stealing the center of MOTOR TREND Senior Options Editor Jason Cammisa. Sure, our affection for this automotive turned far more than your run-of-the mill overview. Properly, apart from the poor German cameraman, who was tased into unconsciousness. Don’t fear, he recovered simply effective.
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