2019 Aston Martin Vantage GT3 Following the introduction of the Aston Martin Vantage GTE race car last year, the British carmaker has now expanded its racing offerings with the reveal of the new Vantage GT3 and GT4. Both cars are based on the road-going model and use the same 4.0 litre turbocharged V8 engine, with some input from Aston Martin Racing. They will be offered to customer racing teams, although homologation will only take place in early March next year. Starting with the faster of two cars, the Vantage GT3 offers up to 535 hp (boost-variable) and 700 Nm of torque, which is sent to the rear wheels through an Xtrac six-speed sequential gearbox (with an Alcon multi-plate clutch). Weighing in dry at 1,245 kg, the Vantage GT3 also sports a steel roll-cage, Öhlins four-way adjustable dampers, Alcon brakes, Bosch Motorsport ABS system and an advanced aerodynamic package that is compliant with class regulations. 2019 Aston Martin Vantage GT4 By comparison, the Vantage GT4 is … [Read more...] about Aston Martin Vantage GT3 and GT4 officially revealed
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Hey, uh, let’s all be real cool for a second. Nobody is going to arrest me if I get this new Aston Martin Vantage GT4 race car, revealed today ahead of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, and just drive it around, are they? I mean, all of the ordinary lights look like they’re still there. It’s not too low. It’s probably not even all that loud, given that its 4.0-liter V8 gets quieted down by twin turbos. I mean, maybe it’s a little loud. But it can’t be louder than, like, a 1998 Plymouth Voyager with a major exhaust leak. I’m sure this thing could pass inspection. Probably. There’s probably some issues about it not being technically a road-legal car meant for road use, but that’s not anything we need to share with the nice people at the DMV, is it? They’re very busy. No need to trouble them about VINs and things. More importantly, it weighs a spare 2,744 pounds dry, according to Aston Martin, and makes a “boost-variable” 535 … [Read more...] about Nobody Is Going To Arrest Me For Driving An Aston Martin Vantage GT4 On The Street, Right?
Order books open for new race cars ahead of 2019 season Aston Martin is looking to build on its racing success, announcing two additional motorsport versions of its new Vantage ahead of a reveal later this year.Following the Vantage GTE race car, the Vantage GT3 (pictured) and GT4 will aim to build on the success of the company's successful previous-generation competition racers – the V12 Vantage GT3 and V8 Vantage GT4.However, where the previous versions were powered by V12 and V8 engines respectively, the new Vantage race cars will both be powered by modified versions of the road car's 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 sourced from Mercedes-AMG – in production guise, the motor makes 375kW and 680Nm."In motorsport the qualities you’re most striving for are a competitive edge, driveability and the durability to deliver upon it. We’ve been able to deliver this to our customers for more than a decade with our Vantage GT4 and more recently with the V12 Vantage GT3," … [Read more...] about Aston Martin Vantage: GT3 and GT4 teased
For those who love the styling of the new Aston Martin Vantage, this will tickle your fancy because this morning the brand announced they will be building two more race cars based on their new sports car. You will be seeing a new Vantage GT3 and GT4 that Aston Martin Racing will reveal this summer ahead of delivery to customer teams prior to the 2019 motorsport season. Related Posts Wheelsandmore Aston Martin Vanquish S Volante Packs More… May 2, 2018 340 km/h Aston Martin Rapide AMR Coming This Year Apr 24, 2018 Currently the older V12 Vantage competes in GT3 and the older V8 Vantage takes part in the GT4 category but these new cars will both run race-modified versions of the AMG-sourced 4.0-litre twin-turbocharged V8 used in the road car. As all race cars do, they will feature aggressive body work as previewed here in a teaser shot from Aston themselves. After the Vantage GT3 hits the track could we possibly see a road car variant to take … [Read more...] about Aston Martin Vantage GT3 and GT4 Coming Soon
Aston Martin on Friday confirmed two more race cars based on its newest Vantage sports car. They are new GT3 and GT4 variants that Aston Martin Racing will reveal this summer ahead of delivery to customer teams prior to the 2019 motorsport season. The news comes ahead of this weekend's debut of the new Aston Martin Vantage GTE race car in the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, the opening round of the 2018/2019 World Endurance Championship. The Vantage GT3 and GT4 will replace, respectively, the hugely successful V12 Vantage GT3 and V8 Vantage GT4 based on the previous generation Aston Martin sports car. Just some of the competitions we're likely to see them in include the Blancpain GT Series, the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. and the VLN series, whose highlight is the 24 Hours Nürburgring. Both cars will run race-modified versions of the AMG-sourced 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V-8 used in the road car. They will also feature agressive body work as previewed here in a teaser … [Read more...] about Aston Martin Vantage GT3 and GT4 on the way