2010 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Owners Manual

2010 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Owners Manual – Even though a 911 or R8 will outpace it, the 2010 Aston Martin V8 Vantage still has the performance, handling and looks to thrill.

The Maserati Gran Turismo isn’t as athletic as the 2010 Aston Martin V8 Vantage, but it’s certainly got the pretty thing down. Yet ultimately so much of this class comes down to choosing the car that represents a perfect storm of style, performance, comfort and price. So if the V8 Vantage tickles your fancy and you’ve got the cash, well, good night and good luck.

2010 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Owners Manual

2010 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Owners Manual

2010 Aston Martin V8 Vantage models

The 2010 Aston Martin V8 Vantage is a two-seat sports car available in hatchback coupe or soft-top roadster body styles. Standard equipment includes 18-inch wheels, performance tires, a limited-slip differential, xenon headlights, rear parking sensors, automatic power fold mirrors, automatic climate control, an eight-way power driver seat, a four-way power passenger seat, a tilt-telescoping steering wheel, full leather interior, faux-suede Alcantara headliner, a battery disconnect switch (for extended disuse), a navigation system, and a 160-watt stereo with six-CD changer, USB audio jack and iPod interface. The roadster adds a fully automatic soft top.

2010 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Performance & mpg

The 2010 Aston Martin V8 Vantage is powered by a 4.7-liter V8 that produces 420 hp and 346 pound-feet of torque. A six-speed manual transmission is standard and a six-speed automatic with paddle shifters is optional. Aston Martin estimates the coupe will accelerate from zero to 60 mph in 4.9 seconds. Fuel economy is 12 city/19 highway mpg and 14 combined mpg with the manual transmission, and it’s a bit better with the automatic.

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2010 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Driving

Though other sports cars costing considerably less money can match or better the Vantage’s straight-line performance. On a curvy road, the 2010 Aston Martin V8 Vantage moves confidently. While feeding its driver useful information about what’s happening at pavement level. Aalso offers a surprisingly comfortable ride and is easy to drive. It making it a plausible choice for road trips and the daily grind. It certainly makes sitting in traffic a happier experience.

2010 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Interior

As long as you don’t peek over your shoulder, you’ll be hard to tell the difference. That is difference between the V8 Vantage and the pricier, four-seat DB9. The Vantage has only two seats and there are fewer interior detail options . But otherwise the two cars share the same revise center stack. Front seats and metallic instrument cluster with its silly opposing speedo and tach rotation. The V8 Vantage features a high-class cabin truly befitting. Its lofty price tag and its celebrated Aston Martin badge. The same can’t be said for the standard features list. With items like heated seats, driver memory functions, auto-dimming mirror and Bluetooth on the options list. They shouldn’t be optional in a car priced at more than $100,000.

Derrick S Lee