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2009 Aston Martin Vantage

2008 Audi R8

  2009 Aston Martin Vantage 2008 Audi R8
MSRP
$119,500
$109,000
Invoice N/A $101,370
MPG
City/Highway
12/19 13/20
Rating
8.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.4
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line 2009 Aston Martin V8 Vantage carves a distinct niche in the ultra-luxury sports car class with panache and power. Read Full Review The 2008 Audi R8 looks and sounds like an exotic, but it has the day-to-day livability and comfort of a grand-touring coupe. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Gorgeous, from all angles
  • Deft handling
  • Super V-8 power
  • Bespoke equipment list
  • Exclusivity

Dislikes:

  • Sport transmission
  • GPS could be easier to use
  • Notebook-sized trunk

Likes:

  • Poster-car look, with surprising practicality
  • Smooth, high-revving V-8 engine is great with either gearbox
  • Well-balanced handling
  • Firm but well-controlled ride
  • Spectacular engine bay

Dislikes:

  • Rearward visibility can be challenging
  • Arcing roofline and low seating position makes entry and exit difficult
  • Only enough cargo space for a change of clothes
Crash Test Ratings No crash data available No crash data available
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