Budget Bond auto: 2019 Aston Martin Vantage has looks that thrill

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The Vantage is the second of seven new models Aston Martin is promising to introduce in the next few years.

The new design of the Vantage is quite self-explanatory.

Production of the new model will begin soon, with the first customer deliveries scheduled to begin in the second quarter of 2018.

Prices in the United Kingdom are going to start from £120,900 in the United Kingdom, with deliveries commencing in summer 2018.

Andy Palmer, CEO of Aston Martin, poses for a photograph next to the new Vantage in Gaydon, Britain, Nov. 20, 2017.

Inside, the Vantage's cabin comes in several flavors with more luxury-minded versions getting Aston's traditional leather and wood treatment, while more sporting interiors will receive a heavier dose of Alcantara and carbon fiber.

According to Aston Martin, the "pure, sculptural forms create an athletic, predatory stance, while the minimal front and rear overhangs, muscular flanks and broad haunches express the agility and dynamism inherent within the car". A large front splitter directs airflow beneath the vehicle and onto a large rear diffuser, which helps create a low pressure area under the auto to improve road holding.

In terms of aero, there's plenty of rather obvious bits like a downforce generating "upswept" rear deck and side gills that eject high-pressure air from the front wheel arches, but the most fascinating elements are arguably the ones you can't see.

Like many supercars in its class, the Vantage has an independent double-wishbone setup in front and a multilink suspension in back.

The Vantage sports a lower driving position for a more immersive driving experience. That's what James Bond drives; that's the one that everyone points to as one of the most attractive cars in the world, and that's the one that's easy to keep track of, with generations named DB1, DB2, DB4 and so on to DB11.

All models will come with keyless start/stop, tyre pressure monitoring system, park assist and front and rear parking sensors. "The infotainment system is controlled via a centrally mounted 8" LCD screen.

Powered by a 4.0-litre, 503bhp twin-turbocharged V8, the Vantage is claimed to be capable of 195mph, with 0-62mph acceleration in 3.5sec. It weighs around 3373 lbs and it speeds up to 60 miles per hour in just 3.6 seconds.

An electronic rear differential has been fitted to the Vantage - a first for Aston Martin - to better improve the sports car's dynamic behaviour at both high and low speed.

And to ensure that drivers can make the most of that power, the vehicle comes with an electronic rear differential (something that only Ferrari and Mercedes had in their arsenals as recently as two years ago), torque vectoring to push power to the wheel that needs it most every millisecond, and a dynamic stability control system with adaptive damping.

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