2013 Aston Martin Vantage vs. Its Competition

2013 Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster
Nelson Ireson Nelson Ireson Senior Editor

The Maserati GranTurismo closely matches the V8 Vantage's performance, and has its own, Italian flair for style.

Ferrari's California is also very close in performance figures, with Italian style, but a slightly more in-your-face look than the Vantage.

Porsche's 911 is more practical, with (small) rear seats and more cargo area, but without the somewhat exotic status of the Aston or other brands.

2013 Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster2013 Aston Martin Vantage
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2013 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet2013 Porsche 911
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2013 Ferrari California 302013 Ferrari California
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2013 Maserati GranTurismo Sport2013 Maserati GranTurismo
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Quick Specs
8.6
It's not the most exclusive Aston Martin available, but the 2013 Vantage packs most of the style and a whole lot of performance into a compact, nimble vehicle.
9.0
Still a tremendous value, the 2013 Porsche 911 range offers a great balance between dedicated sports car handling and daily practicality.
The 2013 Ferrari California is a fun and stylish--and surprisingly practical--entry into Ferrari ownership.
8.8
Earthy exhaust tones and serene handling carve out a distinctive niche for the fabulous Maserati GranTurismo.
MSRP From   
$122,400$82,100$198,190$126,000
Gas Mileage   
11 MPG City / 19 MPG Hwy16 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy13 MPG City / 19 MPG Hwy13 MPG City / 21 MPG Hwy
Engine   
Gas V8Gas Flat 6Gas V8Gas V8
EPA Class   
MinicompactMini-CompactMinicompact CarsSubcompact Cars
Style Name   
2-Door Coupe2-Door Coupe Carrera2-Door Convertible2-Door Coupe GranTurismo Sport
Drivetrain   
Rear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity   
2444
Passenger Doors   
N/AN/AN/AN/A
Body Style   
CoupeCoupeConvertibleCoupe
Transmission   
ManualManualAutomatic w/Manual ShiftAutomatic w/Manual Shift
Detailed Spec Comparison
 2013 Aston Martin Vantage vs. 2013 Porsche 9112013 Aston Martin Vantage vs. 2013 Ferrari California2013 Aston Martin Vantage vs. 2013 Maserati GranTurismo