Aston Martin has teased its new Vantage again ahead of its official reveal on February 12, 2024.
Expected to be a heavy overhaul of the current car – much as the DB11 was heavily updated to become the DB12 – the Vantage will be revealed alongside a new Vantage GT3 race car and Aston Martin’s AMR24 Formula 1 racer.
Aston Martin has released another teaser image of the new road car, revealing a new fender vent design. The sheetmetal, however, appears unchanged.
Previous teasers of the sports car have revealed a new clear-lens tail light design, as well as new seats.
More revealing spy photos have shown the Vantage will get heavily revised front-end styling, with a larger grille, larger headlights and a new bumper, and the clamshell bonnet swapped for a more conventionally hinged unit.
The Vantage may also get a new infotainment system as the DB11-replacing DB12 has done, which supports next-generation Apple CarPlay that can extend across multiple screens.
It’s unclear if the updated Vantage coupe and convertible will feature any changes to its powertrain.
Currently, the Vantage is powered by a twin-turbocharged 4.0-litre V8 engine sourced from Mercedes-AMG, which produces 375kW of power and 685Nm of torque.
There have also been more powerful F1 Edition and V12 variants, the latter using Aston Martin’s twin-turbo 5.2-litre V12. The V12 won’t continue with the updated model.
In November 2023, chief creative officer Marek Reichman told Autocar the new Vantage will be styled like a “complete hooligan” and will lean heavily on the company’s Formula 1 expertise.
“We’ll see in our sports car and GT range much more breadth and separation between one end and the other, where today they’re quite similarly positioned. We’ll see a much broader operating range,” product and marketing strategy director Alex Long told Autocar.