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Published on November 3rd, 2020 | by Amirul Mukminin

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Aston Martin Vantage Dark Knight Edition Launched

Aston Martin Kuala Lumpur has launched the new Vantage Dark Knight Edition here in Malaysia. Before you get all excited, the model is not inspired by Batman, although its name and dark colour scheme might have suggested that it is.

The Vantage Dark Knight Edition comes with the Exterior Black Pack that comprises these items:

  • Matte Black Front Grille
  • Matte Black Window Surround Finisher
  • Matte Black Quad Tail Pipes
  • Perforated Matte Black Side Gill
  • Gloss Black Mirror Caps
  • Gloss Black Painted Roof
  • Gloss Black Painted Rear Diffuser Insert and Blades
  • Smoked Tail Lights

The ominous theme continues inside with these elements:

  • Caithness Leather Upholstery
  • Pure Black Alcantara
  • Satin Carbon Fibre Trim Inlay
  • Dark Chrome Interior Jewellery

On top of that, customers can also opt for these exciting items:

  • Front and Rear Aston Martin Machined Carbon Fibre Wings
  • Machined Carbon Fibre ‘Aston Martin’ Script
  • Carbon Ceramic Brakes (CCBs) – 24 kg lighter than cast iron rotors

The Vantage Dark Knight Edition is expected to carry the same 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 engine with 510 PS at 6,000 rpm and 685 Nm of torque from 2,000 to 5,000 rpm. With an eight-speed automatic transmission driving the rear wheels, the supercar is capable of completing the century sprint in just 3.5 seconds.

Pricing for the Vantage Dark Knight Edition was not disclosed but it is most likely pricier than the standard Vantage, which starts at RM678,000 before taxes and duties.

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PRESS RELEASE

Aston Martin Kuala Lumpur introducing the Aston Martin Vantage Dark Knight Edition. Vantage will continue to be the heartbeat of our sports car range, combining potent performance, engaging dynamics and relevant technology with the purest design. Vantage exudes the emotional appeal and excitement of an Aston Martin, coupled with everyday usability to deliver a car of outstanding credibility and class. Vantage is the most justifiable of indulgences.

The specification of Dark Knight edition creates a strong statement about the iconic purity of silhouette and truly show the breath of Vantage’s characters, enhanced to cater to a more menacing and aggressive nature. The use of the Exterior Black Pack which inclusive of Matte Black Front Grille, Matte Black Window Surround Finisher, Matte Black Quad Tail Pipes, with Perforated Matte Black Side Gill, Gloss Black Mirror Caps, Gloss Black Painted Roof, Gloss Black Painted Rear Diffuser Insert and Blades, Smoked Tail Lights, further enhanced the nature of its aggressiveness.

Aston Martin Vantage Dark Knight edition also features some of the exciting new options introduced by Aston Martin Lagonda earlier this year. It features the Aston Martin Machined Carbon Fibre wings front and rear, with Machined Carbon Fibre ‘Aston Martin’ script on rear decklid.

Aside from this, Aston Martin Vantage Dark Knight edition also features an exciting new option – which is the Carbon Ceramic Brakes (CCBs). CCBs operate optimally at incredibly high temperatures and have been engineered to resist brake fade up to temperatures of 800+ degrees, helping the car to unleash its full performance potential, while providing a 24kg per car mass saving vs cast iron. The master cylinder and booster have been updated to ensure the Vantage feels and responds as a true sports car, this change reduces brake pedal travel, creating a more responsive, confidence inspiring drive. While CCBs are recommended for use on the Lightweight forged wheel, the striking 20″ Lightweight forged wheels also give the Aston Martin Vantage Dark Knight edition a sportier race-inspired look.

As for interior, Aston Martin Vantage Dark Knight edition features Caithness leather and pure Alcantara®. Vantage’s sumptuous natural materials, the highest levels of craftsmanship provide the ultimate in comfort and convenience. The layering of dark-on-dark tonality, Metalic Black and Dark Knight leather blurring into Satin Carbon Fibre trim inlay and Dark Chrome Interior Jewellery with pure black Alcantara®, are the perfect fit for any driver seeking refined and elegant environments.

The base price for Aston Martin Vantage starts from RM 678,000 (before duties and taxes). For more information about Aston Martin Vantage Dark Knight edition, please call +60 3 2163 1196 or email to [email protected] For viewing appointment, you may contact us via phone call, email or schedule your appointment here: https://bit.ly/32RJhGT. For other information, please visit www.astonmartinkualalumpur.com.

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