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Five Years on, the Aston Martin V12 Vantage Still Feels Like the End of An Era

The 2018 Aston Martin V12 Vantage V600 is the company’s 600 horsepower naturally-aspirated V12, dog-leg manual farewell to the outgoing generation of the Vantage after its 13 years of service.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The Aston Martin V12 Vantage V600 Honors Aston’s Greatest, Dumbest Car With Extremely Good Hood Vents

The Aston Martin Vantage has been replaced, but for some reason the company is making 14 new, old ones called the Aston Martin V12 Vantage V600. It’s honoring possibly the most wonderful, and dumb car it ever made.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Why Aston Martin Thinks EVs And Manual Transmissions Can Both Be Its Future

Five years ago, you’d be hard-pressed to tell one Aston Martin model from another. But now the company’s attacking the future full-on with EVs and SUVs while hanging on to manual transmissions and GTs. I sat down with Aston’s Chief Engineer Matt Becker to hear all about it.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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YouTuber Gets Five Years In Prison For Ripping Off Old People To Buy Fast Cars

Automotive YouTube is a deep, unseemly pool of hucksters, show-offs and superbrains locked somewhere inside a 25-minute video no soul has ever finished. What’s worse than being an automotive YouTuber, though? Being an automotive YouTuber who also scams old people out of their pensions.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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The Aston Martin Vantage’s Awesome Highlighter Green Is Actually Called ‘Lime Essence’

The 2019 Aston Martin Vantage came into this world decked out in a fantastic eye-searing highlighter green, looking every bit like the expensive super tuner car from the future it should. And only now am I finding out the official name for this color and I don’t know exactly what Aston was going for.Read more… […]

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Here’s Why The New Aston Martin Vantage Abandoned A Traditional Grille

The 2019 Aston Martin Vantage is quite a dramatic departure from the relatively consistent styling cues of the last few decades of the company. The new look, especially the new grille, is controversial. But Aston Martin claims it was a matter of weight savings, of all things.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Elton John’s Aston Martin Vantage Is For Sale And It Is Perfect Imperfection

Less than 300 Virage-based Aston Martin Vantages were ever built between 1993 and 2000, and one of those 550 horsepower monsters was delivered new to music legend Sir Elton John in 1997. That car is now up for auction, and my god is it lovely.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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The New Aston Martin Vantage Is Already Here To Go Racing

Aston Martin doesn’t waste time, it turns out. The same day the new 2019 Aston Martin Vantage drops, we also get its racing version, the Vantage GTE. It’s headed to the World Endurance Championship next year, and it keeps that loud and ridiculous neon green-yellow paint. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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