New Power Upgrades and Sports Kit for Aston Martin 4.3L V8 Vantage
The Aston Martin 4.3L V8 Vantage is no slouchat 380bhp. But when the new model bumped the engine up to a 4.7L V8 capable of 420bhp, previous owners may have felt a sense of buyer’s remorse. However, Aston Martin is now offering a power enhancement option, available at authorized dealerships, that bumps the engine up to 400bhp and pushes the top speed to 177 mph.Being conscious of the green movement, the engine actually increases fuel efficiency by 13% while increasing output.
The performance enhancement for the Aston Martin 4.3L V8 Vantage is provided by an updated induction system that includes a pair of new airbox valves that ease more air into the engine at 5500 rpm. The ECU has also been remapped to improve ignition timing and adjust for higher octane fuels.The new Aston Martin Sports Pack provides better spings, Bilstein dampers, and lighter 5-spoke forged aluminum wheels.
Source: Aston Martin