The V8 Vantage S Coupe, with its specially tuned 4.7 liters V8 engine, can run at 7300 rpm covering a maximum power of 321 KW (436PS/430BHP). At 5000 rpm, it can churn out a maximum torque of 400 NM (361 LB.FT) and a maximum speed of 305KM/H (190 MPH) with acceleration speed hitting at 0-60 mph in only 4.8 seconds. The engine itself is a quad overhead camshaft made of pure alloy specifically at 32-valve 4735 CC (V8 standard Aston Martin Specifications), mid mounted on front in a rear-wheel drive format with an exhaust system made of stainless steel that is fully-catalyzed including the active bypass valves with 11:3:1 as its overall compression ratio. It has also the Sportshift II that is mid-mounted at the rear. It features automated manual transmission with 7-speed options. Its alloy torque tube also includes a limited-slip differential with an overall final drive ratio of 4:182:1 provides the key control in gear shifting and drive modulation system. The propeller shaft of this car is made of carbon fiber. The V8 Vantage S Coupe has a competition derived front and rear break with a ventilated and grooved steel disc for massive stopping power, a Dynamic Stability Control with track mode (DSC), Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD), Emergency Brake Assist (EBA), Hydraulic Brake Assist (HBA), Positive Torque Control (PTC), Hill Start Assist (HSA) and Traction control is also provided in the overall break and safety package as the standard of Aston Martins electronic break support system.
The V8 Vantage S Coupe combines the right amount of aesthetics and functionality both interior and exterior. Having a two-seater configuration a two door Coupe body style, an extruded bonded aluminum VH body structure packed in a sturdy chassis of combined aluminum and magnesium alloy with a composite steel body. The V8 Vantage S Coupe also has an extruded aluminum door side impact beams, a set of high luminosity and dependable halogen projector headlamps for the main beam and high intensity discharge headlamps for the dipped beam. It the standard set of clear LED rear lamps and a specially designed carbon-fiber front splitter and rear diffuser for added function and aesthetics. The interior on the other hand is a luxurious mix of full grain leather seat surfaces and Dolby Pro Logic II Sound Support with matching iPod and USB port to enable custom electronic data to be played while driving.