Robb Report Car of the Year 2008: No. 5 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Roadster
Soft and Dry. A car of far less power, heft, and acceleration than even its own factory mates, Aston Martin’s V8 Vantage Roadster is nonetheless a remarkable automobile, one that displays classic looks and offers exciting agility. The car’s design shows traces of Ian Callum’s genius. He created the DB7 and now is working valiantly […]
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Autos: Less Is More
With the notable exceptions of hearses and London taxicabs, everything on wheels seems to travel better as an open carriage. Even ordinary, invisible coupes become noticeable when their tops are removed and their drivers’ and passengers’ senses are freed from the confines of spirit-stifling metal and glass. The Aston Martin V8 Vantage is no […]
Car of the Year 2006: Aston Martin V8 Vantage
The V8 Vantage upends the notion that an automaker’s most expensive vehicle is its most desirable. According to the consensus of our judges—who last year crowned the Aston Martin DB9 as Car of the Year winner—this two-seat sports GT offers the British marque’s best drive. The Vantage betters the DB9 and the bespoke Aston Martin […]