Aston Martin shows V8 Vantage N400 and DB9 LMEnlarge Photo
The Vantage N400 includes a number of technical improvements as well as enhancements to its standard range of color and trim specifications. These include a power upgrade to the 4.3L V8 engine, lifting peak power to 400hp and peak torque to 420Nm. It also comes with a sports pack consisting of lightweight graphite-finished aluminum wheels, up-rated springs and dampers and a new rear anti-roll bar. There also a revised side sill design, new bonnet and side strake meshes, clear rear lamp lenses and a bright finish grille. Inside, the car picks up satnav, Bluetooth and heated seats.
The DB9 LM, meanwhile, was created to celebrate Aston’s GT1 class victory in the Le Mans 24-hour endurance in the DBR9 race car. Available only in the coupe, the new car comes with a Touchtronic transmission, a unique silver paint job, meshes and rear crossbar finished in silver and red brake calipers. The car also features a sports pack as standard and upgraded leather trim inside.
2007 Aston Martin DB9 LM, Frankfurt Auto ShowEnlarge Photo