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Article Clash of the speed kings
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Publication Classic Cars June 2009
Clash of the speed kings- Two supercars stunned the Seventies with their performance and usability.  Today, running head-to-head on price, it's a tough choice:  Aston Martin or Porsche?
Article Me and my Classic - Aston Martin V8 Vantage
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Publication Classic Cars March 2004
Me and my Classic - Aston Martin V8 Vantage.† As a child he donated his pocket money to help save Aston Martin.† Now he owns this stunning V8 Vantage.† Find out if the reality lived up to his dream.
Article V Max
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Publication Classic Cars July 2003
V Max - Aston Martin Vantage V600 - The 550bhp Aston Martin Vantage not fast enough for you sir? No problem, you need the most powerful car in the world, the 600bhp Vantage V600.  If that doesn't hit the spot, seek medical attention.
Article Buyer's Guide - Aston-Martin V8
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Publication Classic Car Weekly 2 November 2011
Buyer's Guide - Aston-Martin V8 - It can trace its roots back to the '60s DBS, but the '80s V* - and the Vantage in particular - is widely regarded as the UK's first-ever supercar.  MIKE LE CAPLAIN assesses its classic potential.
Article Buying guide - Aston Martin V8 (1972-1989) £15,000-150,000
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Publication Octane January 2010
Buying guide - Aston Martin V8 (1972-1989) £15,000-150,000 - Astonishing power and performance, and still much cheaper than earlier Astons.
Article First Drives - Number of the beast
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Publication Car May 2008
First Drives - Number of the beast- Aston Martin has treated the limited-edition Vantage N400 to uprated suspension and an extra 20bhp.  They should be standard, says Nick Trott.
Article Hardcore
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Publication Car May 2008
Hardcore- It's 100kg lighter than a standard Aston Martin Vantage, with a V12 where a V8 normally lurks.  And this is how it feels.
Article Noble savage
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Publication Octane April 2008
Noble savage- Aston Martin's V8 Vantage looks like a brute of a '70s supercar and has long been overshadowed bys its older brethren.  But it has hidden depths, as Robert Coucher is surprised to find out.
Article Drives - The Sound of music
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Publication Top Gear May 2007
Drives - The Sound of music - Aston V8 Vantage Roadster - Yes, The M6 or SL 55 AMG may boast more power, says Peter Grunert but the AM V8 Vantage Roadster makes all the right noises.
Article Freeze frame
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Publication Top Gear April 2007
Freeze frame - Testing the icy-cool Aston Vantage and Jag XKR in the Alps was a job for a man with nerves of steel, sophistication and breeding.  We, however, sent, Tom Ford.  Damn.
Article History repeating
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Publication Classic & Sports Car March 2007
History repeating - Aston Martin tried to recapture the spirit of the DB4GT Zagato for its most exclusive model of the '80s.  Alastair Clements drives a pair of Milanese rarities.
Article In the frame - Aston Martin V8 Vantage Roadster
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Publication Car January 2007
In the frame - Aston Martin V8 Vantage Roadster - Muscular yet beautiful, this is the car that cements Aston's twin ambitions: to  be successful and to find itself a new owner.
Article Race with the devil
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Publication Classic & Sports Car October 2006
Race with the devil - Aston's first V8 Vantage rolled out of the factory and on to the podium.  Russ Smith tells its story and tries to tame 'The beast'. Aston V8 Vantage
Article Time laps
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Publication Top Gear November 2005
Time laps - The marriege of the 911 and Boxster has given birth to the dazzling Porsche Cauman S.  Foot down through the forest, we've got seven hours to bask in its magnificence.
Article So has Aston pulled it off?
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Publication Car October 2005
Aston martin 8 Vantage - So has Aston pulled it off? - Everyone loves Astons.  But this is meant to be the one you'll actually buy.  We assembled a panel of fans, pundits and potential owners and asked: does the V8 Vantage do it for you?
Article James Bond is Dead. Long Live Aston Martin.
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Publication Car October 2005
Aston Martin V8 Vantage - James Bond is dead.  Long live Aston Martin - Meet the V8 Vantage.  At last, a worthy adversary for the 911.
Article Aston Martin V8 Vantage
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Publication Top Gear October 2005
Aston Martin V8 Vantage - Jeremy Clarkson is caught in car limbo.  Crippled by a slipped disc, he's under surgeon's orders not to drive for the next six months.  Great new cars have come and gone, but nothing could rouse him from his sickbed.  Until Now...
Article We've Been Expecting You - Aston V8 Vantage
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Publication Car April 2005
Aston Martin V8 Vantage - We’ve Been Expecting You - Aston V8 Vantage - It’s got to be great: the full inside story of the V8 Vantage, Aston Martin’s first Porsche 911 rival.
Article This Year's Hottest New Car - Aston Martin AMV8
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Publication Top Gear April 2005
This Yearís Hottest New Car - Aston Martin AMV8 - Presenting Top Gearís ultimate guide to 2005ís most anticipated new car, the £75k Aston Martin V8 Vantage.  You want it already, donít you?
Article Inside Job - V8 Vantage Laid Bare
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Publication Top Gear April 2005
Inside Job - V8 Vantage Laid Bare - Made of aluminium and held together with glue, 21st century Astons are hip to new technology.  But the new AMV8 is just plain hip, says Bibi Van Der Zee.
Article Look out 911! - Aston V8 Vantage
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Publication Car February 2003
Look out 911! - Aston V8 Vantage - What's that sound? It's Carrera owners rushing for their cheque books to order Aston's new baby.
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