Aston Martin V8 Vantage N420 Roadster Unveiled

2010 Paris Auto Show


  • Aston Martin V8 Vantage N420 Roadster Picture

    Aston Martin V8 Vantage N420 Roadster Picture

    Aston Martin V8 Vantage N420 coupe gets a drophead stablemate. | September 29, 2010

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2010 Paris Auto Show

Just the Facts:
  • Aston Martin unveils its V8 Vantage N420 roadster.
  • N420 coupe and roadster share a 420-horsepower 4.7-liter engine with the standard V8 Vantage.
  • Aston Martin V8 Vantage N420 prices start at $153,350.

GAYDON, England — Aston Martin has added a new roadster companion to its V8 Vantage N420 coupe, just in time for the 2010 Paris Auto Show.

The N420 coupe and roadster share a 420-horsepower 4.7-liter engine with the standard V8 Vantage but feature uprated suspension and exhaust, as well as distinctive styling touches and interior upgrades. Buyers can choose from a six-speed manual or optional Sportshift automated manual transmission.

Both N420 models are fitted with a standard Sport Pack that bundles revised springs, shocks and stabilizer bars plus a sport exhaust system.

Exterior changes include carbon-fiber splitter, side strakes and diffuser; wider sills; black mesh vents and 10-spoke diamond-turned alloy wheels.

The cabin is equipped with an Iridium package that includes graphite instruments, leather or Alcantara steering wheel, carbon-fiber seats and N420 sill plaques.

Aston Martin V8 Vantage N420 prices start at $153,350.

Edmunds.com says: A handsome vehicle, inspired by the brand's motorsports experiences at the Nürburgring. — Paul Lienert, Correspondent

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