2021 Aston Martin Vantage: The Vantage is the “entry-level” vehicle in Aston Martin’s lineup. Though with a starting price of $150,000 it’s hardly affordable. Vantage debuted in 2019 as a 2-seat, couple or convertible with V8 power and rear-wheel drive. Changes for 2021 include wider availability of the manual transmission and a new F1 Edition. Rivals include the Bentley Continental GT, Chevrolet Corvette, Ford GT, Jaguar F-Type. Mercedes-Benz AMG GT and Porsche 911.
Vantage is available in a single trim level with a turbocharged 4.0-liter V8 engine that makes 503 horsepower. Opt for the new F1 Edition and the engine bumps up to 527 horsepower. The base model is available with a 7-speed manual or 8-speed automatic transmission. The F1 Edition comes only with the automatic. All Vantage models come with rear-wheel drive.
Inside Vantage offers a bespoke interior that can be custom-tailored to the wants of each buyer. There’s a 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with navigation with support for Android Auto and Apple Car Play. Buyers can also choose from several option packs, include a Sports Plus Pack, Exterior Black Pack, Tech Pack and Comfort Pack.