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The facelift version 2012 Aston Martin Vantage V8 will show up at the 82nd edition Geneva Motor Show next month, but until that happens here are a few photos that reveal the minor styling tweaks that have been applied by the British company.

At the front the new Vantage V8 received a lower bumper with an incorporated air splitter, the sides are now featuring re-sculpted sills while the rear received a redesigned bumper and a new diffuser. 

A number of performance upgrades, which were first seen on the Vantage S have also been applied, and we are talking about a quicker steering ratio, chunkier brakes with 380 mm discs and 6-piston callipers, and wheels which are now 10 mm wider.

The 2012 Aston Martin Vantage V8 is motivated by a 4.7-litre V8 which sends 420 bhp (313 kW) and 490 Nm of torque to the wheels via a standard 6-speed manual gearbox or an optional 7-speed Sportshift II transmission which replaced the old 6-speed Sportshift automated.

Pricing for both the coupe and roaster versions 2012 Aston Martin Vantage V8 will start at 84,995 GBP in the UK and at 108,500 Euros in Germany. 

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