Aston Martin seems to be making a name for itself creating limited edition must-have bespoke track cars, and the latest is the Vantage GT8, a model inspired by the GTE race car programme in which the company competes. Only 150 examples of the GT8 will be built, costing from roughly $NZ500k each. Around twothirds of the allocation is already spoken for.
As the name indicates, the limited edition GT8 is based on the V8 Vantage, with its 4.7-litre engine, power increased by 7.5kW over the regular Vantage, giving it 328kW in total. The drive is transmitted to the rear wheels via a six-speed manual transmission. Rather than add gobs of extra power, AM has cut weight – lots of