2012 Aston Martin Vantage V8

2012 Aston Martin Vantage V8

Multimatic Motorsports and Aston Martin teamed up to bring the Vantage V8 to North American road racing. The Aston Martin Vantage V8 is based on the highly successful GT4 race car, which has won numerous races and championships in Europe. The Vantage V8 has been modified to Grand-Am regulations.
 

ENGINE
  • Aston Martin 4.7 litre V8 Grand-Am race specification engine
  • ITG cylindrical foam air filters
  • Reduced cell density primary catalysts
  • Revised engine calibration
  • Weight reduced rear muffler without by-pass valves
CHASSIS
  • Aluminum chassis with Aston Martin racing-designed steel roll cage to Grand-Am regulations
  • V8 Vantage road car bodywork with new front bumper and splitter, rear bumper and diffuser
  • Increased rear boot ‘flip’ and clear rear lights
FUEL SYSTEM
  • 20 gallon ATL fuel cell
TRANSMISSION
  • 6-speed manual gearbox
  • Twin plate competition clutch
  • Limited slip differential
ELECTRICAL
  • Reduced weight and optimized route wiring harness
  • Optima gel lightweight battery
  • Battery cut-off relay
  • Cosworth D3 data logging system
SUSPENSION
  • Front and rear double wishbone suspension with adjustable toe and camber
  • KONI dampers, adjustable for compression rebound and ride-height
  • Stiffened front and rear anti-roll bars
BRAKES
  • Four piston front calipers with race pistons (reduced thermal conductivity)
  • Four piston rear calipers
  • Two-piece floating front brake discs with the latest Brembo drive system
  • Twin outlet front brake cooling ducts
  • Pagid RS29 brake pads front and rear
  • Bosch race-developed ABS
WHEELS
  • Cast magnesium OZ five stud racing wheels
  • Front: 10″ x 18″
  • Rear: 10″ x 18″
INTERIOR
  • Recaro competition shell seat embroidered with Aston Martin logo
  • Sabelt six point safety harness with push-button release and Hans compatibility
  • Lifeline Zero 360 extinguisher system
  • Raised driver’s footrest
  • Weight-reduced fascia, trimmed in Alcantara
  • Quick release, suede-trimmed steering wheel
DIMENSIONS
  • Length: 172.5”
  • Width: 80” (including mirrors)
  • Height: 47.5”
  • Wheelbase: 102.5”
  • Front track: 62.2”
  • Rear track: 62.6”
  • Total weight: 3,300 lbs (Grand-Am mandated)