New Aston launched

Aston Martin Bangkok has added another version of its suave-looking Vantage two-seat sports car in Thailand.

The V8 Vantage N430 builds on the motorsport spirit of the GT4 racer and is priced at 14.9 million baht.

The N430 boasts a power hike to 436hp at 7,300rpm that brings its output up to that of the V8 Vantage S. It is capable of 304kph, with a 0-100kph time that drops to 4.6sec.

Power from the 4.7-litre V8 engine is fed to the rear wheels through a close-ratio seven-speed automated manual transmission.

Lightweight and sporting-biased features as standard include carbonfibre and Kevlar seats and ten-spoke forged alloy wheels in a new graphite painted finish – together yielding a weight saving of 20kg.

The most eye-catching exterior detail is the contrasting liveries with optional club sports graphics packs, inspired in part by the CC100 Speedster concept. The interior also receives a host of racy trim.