winter and daily driver

Peter Weitzman
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Asked by May 27, 2008 at 07:54 PM about the 2008 Aston Martin V8 Vantage

Question type: General

any comments on the Aston as a daily driver, say 5k miles per year?

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dvigano
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If you've got the money ... flaunt it baby!

Sean Butt
440

Cars are built to be driven....so do so! If i had that car i would drive it all the time.....no questions asked.

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Vincent Dubé
30

Daily driver ya, winter depends on your winters cause i wouldn't drive it down here in Montreal when you get 2 feets of snow in 1 day.

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Zach Sirota
15

my father has an Aston Martin DB9 Volante and he puts about 5,000 miles per year on it and its spectacular! I believe that the V8 has the same sick sound and probably just as sick!

Jack Yan
55

Yes, Peter: it can work as a daily driver. The clearance is better than on the DB9 so most everyday situations are OK, e.g. driveways or even the second floor of a parking building. Mileage is not bad—better than what you might expect for a V8 due to the relative lightness of the car. I’d say 5,000 miles would be perfect per annum for the V8 Vantage.

Ben Cousins
25

I would keep the car as a weekend motor and have something else for the week

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