The New Vantage AMR is the pinnacle for all the Aston Martin Vantage range has represented over the years since its inception in 2005. The sports car is inspired by the team behind Aston Martin Racing (AMR), being one of the first cars to come from this limited quantity range. The Vantage AMR is a sure to carry on the legacy of its predecessor with its brilliant handling, design and safety, the new Vantage AMR is on the top of the food chain. Aston Martin have once more forged a car which is no alien to their world famous design and style, which can deduced by the exterior and interior. The Vantage AMR comes from a heritage of race cars, ensuring beyond exceptional performance. The car shares DNA with the same range of car that has defeated some of the most demanding races around the world, from the trialling 24 hours of Le Mans, to being the champion of the GTE Pro Class during 2017.
Made for speed, the Aston Martin Vantage V8 AMR has been designed in the world renown image of an Aston Martin. The AMR range is dedicated to the success of the formidable Aston Martin Racing team, a team which has earned accolades in numerous racing events in GT4, GT3 and GTE categories. As an homage to the numerous Aston Martins that have competed in these racing events, the Vantage AMR is available in many colour schemes, from the Stratus White colour scheme featuring a single orange stripe, a dedication to the launch scheme of the Vantage GT12, or the Ultramarine Black & Elwood Blue, a tribute to the 2009 V12 Vantage race car from the 24hrs Nürburgring. The interiors are also designed to match the varying exteriors.
As Andy Palmer, CEO of Aston Martin stated: "Vantage delivers for those who seek a special, raw kind of beauty in their driving."
Every Aston Martin car has the essence of a race car, and the Vantage AMR is no exception to this, with the Vantage conquering numerous racing circuits across the globe. Therefore, it should be no surprise the Vantage AMR is fitted with a powerful V8 engine, and includes automated sequential manual paddle-shift transmission and of course, a six-speed manual gearbox. Top Gear's Henry Catchpole describes the Vantage AMR as a "Rather an impressive blend of race and road car." proving that the AMR range can deliver a race-circuit worthy car whilst keeping the functionality of a road car.
Every Aston Martin comes with an orchestra under the hood, which when initiated at the push of a crystal glass key, conducts the cylinders, 32 valves and optional titanium exhaust of the V8 to create a symphony that is a prelude to the performance to come.
Labelled a 'fierce new breed by' Aston Martin, the engineering behind the Vantage AMR uses lightweight, versatile and an extremely tough aluminium chassis structure that is not of hindrance to the aerospace, ensuring superb down-force. The engine is a 4.7-litre which can propel the car from 0-62mph in 4.8 seconds on towards its top speed of 190mph. Also available for the Aston Martin is a V12 engine which affords the sports car a top speed of 205mph, allowing the Vantage AMRs sporty exterior to fully match the sports capabilities of the engine.