Aston Martin Vantage models constitute more than a third of all sports cars produced by the company. If you’re a big fan, then you should check out this list of the most popular Aston Martin Vantage models compiled by the experts at CarSwitch, an online marketplace for certified Dubai cars for sale.
- Aston Martin DB2 Vantage
This sports car was sold from May 1950 to 1953. The model was available as a sports saloon and drophead coupe. It was underpinned by a dual overhead cam 2.6 L straight-6 engine. The engine was able to churn out 125bhp. The closed coupe offered a top speed of 116.4 mph and went from 0-60 mph in 11.2 seconds. Fuel consumption was 20 miles per imperial gallon. The model was available as a sports saloon and drophead coupe.
2. Aston Martin DB4 Vantage
The DB4 Vantage featured three SU carbs as well as special cylinder heads on the 3.7-liter straight-six. The Vantage model produced 266bhp and inherited the DB4 GT’s enclosed headlights. The car also got some style upgrades such as aluminium trim and faired-in lights. A total of 136 saloons and 32 convertibles were made using the Vantage engine.
3. Aston Martin DB6 Vantage
Compared to the standard Aston Martin DB6, the DB6 Vantage came with three Weber carburetors as well as a higher compression ratio cylinder head. The high power model featured a 4.0-liter sixer that churned out 325bhp.
4. Aston Martin V8 Vantage
This British grand tourer was dubbed as Britain’s first supercar. It offered a top speed of 170mph and had the Lagonda V8 engine inside that produced 380bhp, thanks to new carbs, heftier inlet valves, exhaust manifolds, revised cam, and a higher compression ratio. The car could go from a standstill to 90mph in 5.3 seconds.
It also featured shorter springs, Koni dampers, and a larger front anti-roll bar. It also got some aero treatment. One of the features of the car that stood out was a closed-off hood bulge. The grille area was similar, with twin driving lights and a spoiler at the boot lid.
5. Aston Martin Vantage V550
This was a two-tonne supercharged variant of the V8 Vantage. It featured AP brakes and a pair of superchargers. Inside was a 5.3-liter V8 and it churned out 500bhp and 550lb ft of torque. This was upped to 600bhp with the V600. The car could go from 0-60mph in 4.6 seconds. Over 200 V8 Vantage 550s were produced between 1993 and 1999.
The styling was aggressive and functional at the same time, and the car also came with 62mm-diameter ventilated front brake discs by AP Racing. These were the largest a production road car was fitted with at that time.