The desire for power and speed has always hypnotized mankind from its birth and the British car manufacturer, Aston Martin knows it right. The company never fails to astonish the auto enthusiasts with its unbeatable series of sportscar and this time the company makes you feel the pleasure of timelessness with its another majestic asset christened as Aston Martin V8 Vantage N430. The car is a special addition of the previous renowned N400 and N420 editions. The car holds the same passionate instinct of excellence as its predecessor and was launched as 2-door coupe and soft-cover convertible body styles and was announced just a few weeks ahead of 2014 Geneva Motor Show. The exterior designing of the car is purely captivating in each aspect. The jaw-dropping looks that the coupe features is accentuated further with the slippery aerodynamics injected in its design. Coming over to the heart of the car, it is powered by a V8 4735cc engine that is designed with utter perfection and refinement to extract a power output of 430 bhp and a maximum torque of 490 Nm. Collectively with the silky-smooth 6-speed manual transmission or the optional 'Sportshift II' 7-speed automated manual transmission this engine projects the saloon swiftly to a speed of 100km/hr from naught in an enthralling 4.8 seconds. Get a seat in the car and feel the ultra-perceptible pleasure of each drive owing to the expert styling of the cabin. The driver of the car is gifted with a purely ergonomic and intuitive cabin, which offers him a large feast of authority. Along with this the cabin also features a luxurious amount of comfort enveloped in a soothing ambiance of entertainment. These interiors are made safe too with an extensive list of safety features. The car features a stable and dependable handling assistance by the Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), Hill Start Assist (HSA), Traction Control, Emergency Braking Assist (HBA), Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) and EBD (Electronic Brake-force Distribution).
The V8 engine resting under the hood of the sporty special edition car serves a refined combustion even at high engine speeds and drinks 13.8 litres of fuel for every 100 km of stretch.
The car features an enthralling dynamism which is promptly a result of the concentrated potential energy capsuled in it in the form of its engine. The fitted 4735cc V8 engine, helps the furious car to display its sportiness unmistakably by churning out a maximum power output of 430 bhp at 7300 rpm coupled with a maximum torque of 490 Nm at 5000 rpm.
The car surely satisfies the speed loving beast in with the concentrated power pumped in it. The well-cultivated V8 powerplant in collaboration with the 6-speed manual transmission or 'Sportshift II' seven-speed automated manual transmission catapults the coupe dynamically to a speed of 100km/h from rest in mere 4.8 seconds.
Sportiness and spontaneity injected in this special edition supercar is complemented with its divinely aerodynamic exterior design along with the extruded bonded aluminum VH body architecture. The car's remarkable styling just cannot be resisted. Owing to the features like an elongated and curvaceous bonnet design with the bonnet louvers, a signature radiator grille with curved horizontal and vertical slats and sleek oval shaped dazzling headlights with daytime running LED's the car fetches an breath taking front look. The gracious silhouette flows aerodynamically towards the sporty rear of the car, which is a product of the well-contoured rear bumper, striking and functional rear spoiler and the stylish and trendy rear lights. All these look more impressive with the audacious ClubSport Graphic Pack that lets you enjoy the dramatic racetrack feeling.
The company knows it right and hence, the super low exterior design of the car is a product of its precise dimensioning which reads 4385mm x 1865mm x 1260mm(L x W x H).
Sit in Aston Martin Vantage N430 and feel the adrenaline rush with the sportiness that gets its way in the cockpit of the car. The beauty poured in the car doesn't restrict to exteriors but flow in the interiors too in the form of the crafted trim that runs from the fascia to the center console and the door panels. The car flaunts a purely ergonomic driver cabin with authority at its peak owing to the attributes like the soul intuitive and distinctively designed instrument cluster, chromed gear lever, touch screen compatible with navigation system and the leather attired multifuctional steering wheel that lets you feel the pleasure of responsiveness. Along with this the craftsmanship that runs all over the inlays, center console and door panels and the soothing interior lighting gives the interiors a delightful ambiance.
The interior designers of the car have wholeheartedly dedicated all their creativity to fetch all the possible comfort and convenience for the occupants of the car. The cabin has no priority greater than the comfort of its passengers, which is evident by the royal luxury poured in the car interiors. Live the calmness poured in the cabin and melt in the large leather-wrapped ultra-comfortable bucket seats with electric height and angle adjustments according to your convenience. The luxury employed in the artistically crafted interiors is further accentuated by the ultra-clear Aston Martin audio system that lets you enjoy the real essence of your favorite genres.
The interiors of the car are compact but buys you an ample amount of head and leg room along with sufficient cargo space to carry your essential amenities.
The iconic specially designed masterpiece is dynamic too. Hidden beneath the elegant bonnet of the car is 4735cc V8 front mid-mount engine with quad overhead camshaft that roars ferociously with a power output of 430 bhp at 7300 rpm and a maximum torque of 490 Nm at 5000 rpm. This ultra-refined power plant hugs a 'Sportshift II' automated transmission or optional 6-speed manual transmission, which collectively with the engine projects the quick sportscar with 100km/hr of speed from a stand-still in exhilarating 4.8 seconds. However,with this humongous power and high acceleration values the engine seems a little thirsty with a fuel economy of 13.8 litres/100km.
The luxury poured in the cabin of the saloon could not have been this impressive without the feast of entertainment blended with it. The car features the captivating 160 W Aston Martin audio system with six- CD autochanger and sound equalization technology that lets you enjoy the real essence of your favorite genres. Along with this the car enjoys a big LCD multimedia screen compatible with Hard Disc Drive (HDD) satellite navigation. Added to the accessories list is the DAB radio, AM/FM radio, USB connector with Waveform Audio Format (WAF), Windows Media Player (WMA) and Bluetooth audio.
Coming over to the shoes of the exquisite supercar wearing which it explores the roads is the spectacular 19-inch forged alloy wheel designs with front tyres of Bridgestone Potenza with dimensions- RE050 245/40 ZR19. These wheels promises you a highly dependable operation with a desired road-hugging experience.
The enraged dynamism poured in the extravagant coupe or convertible is kept well in controls with the installed stability and braking controls. The car displays an efficient braking system, which consists of front wheel ventilated and grooved two-piece floating discs brakes and ventilated and grooved steel discs for rear assisted by Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) and EBD (Electronic Brake-force Distribution). While, the car body is supported on a sports suspension system consisting of independent double wishbone suspension compatible with anti-drive geometry, coil springs, anti-roll bar and monotube dampers front suspensions and Independent double wishbones with anti-squat and anti-lift geometry, coil springs, anti roll bar and monotube dampers rear suspensions.
Every inch of dynamism injected in this furious car is assisted precisely by the purely dependable handling assistance added to the car. The re-calibrated Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) equipped in the car maintains a track of side-skiding. The handling is made more precise with the Hill Start Assist (HSA), Traction Control, Emergency Braking Assist (HBA), Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) and EBD (Electronic Brake-force Distribution) and Positive Torque Control (PTC).