Beating the Mercedes GT- The 2019 Aston Martin Vantage in Dallas

If you want top tier performance from your new vehicle, look no further than the 2019 Aston Martin Vantage in Dallas.  This vehicle is built from the ground up around a new Mercedes-AMG-sourced twin turbo 4-liter V8 engine.  Even up against some stiff competition such as the 2018 Mercedes GT, you’ll still be drawn to the raw power of the Vantage due to its…

Powerful Engine

The 2019 Aston Martin Vantage gets its top-tier performance from its efficient engine derived from years of experience in the racing industry.  Engineers used all of their knowledge from track testing to finely tune this vehicle into a beast, tamed by your hands on the wheel and foot on the pedal.  Overall, the V8 Vantage gets 503 HP with 505 lb.-ft. of torque.  This is in comparison to only 469 HP and 465 lb.-ft. of torque on the Mercedes GT.  The Vantage hits its 0-60 time in a mere 3.5 seconds with a top speed of 195 mph.  This isn’t even taking into consideration the more responsive Vantage V12.

Safety Features

Most exotics have a variety of safety features to assist the non-professional drivers tame their track-tuned performance vehicles.  The Aston Martin Vantage and Mercedes GT are no exception.  However, as reviews come out of the press on the Vantage, there is one unifying theme.  As described by Mark Rechtin of Motor Trend, “the Aston Martin Vantage’s drive modes and traction settings are always present…but never aggressively intrusive.”  In less than ideal conditions when you are driving the Vantage, any worry you may have is “banished.” That can’t be said about the Mercedes GT as described by Randy Pobst of Motor Trend as the vehicle “slewed around a lot on the treaded Pirelli rains.”

Overall Impressions

There are many reasons to love the new 2019 Aston Martin Vantage in Dallas.  It has taken a “dramatic leap from its predecessor in terms of performance envelope, driver feedback, and agility according to Basem Wasef of AutoBlog.  In the performance vehicle realm, Aston Martin “appears to have a winner on is hands.”  To learn more, come visit us at Aston Martin of Dallas and we’ll start the process towards your new Vantage.

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