1:18 Aston Martin V8 Vantage 1985

1:18 Aston Martin V8 Vantage 1985 with X-Pack Suffolk Red

Due: Q1 2025

1:18 Aston Martin V8 Vantage 1985 with X-Pack Silver

Due: Q1 2025

1:18 Aston Martin V8 Vantage 1985 with X-Pack Green

Due: Q1 2025

Model Details

We are excited to announce that we will be producing the 1985 Aston Martin V8 Vantage in 1:18 scale.

Available Colours: Suffolk Red, Silver & Green.

The model features the following:

  • Openable doors
  • Openable bonnet
  • Working wheels
  • Working suspension
  • Raised decals and emblems
  • Premium packaging

Material: Diecast
Scale: 1:18
Approximate dimensions: 25.9 x 10.2 x 7.4 cm / 10.2″ x 4.1″ x 2.9″
Product Code: SC001

The dimensions and proportions of the model will be highly accurate, and based strictly on real life dimensions using highly precise data from our state-of-the-art scanners. You can find out more about the production process here.

The model will only be approved for production after thorough inspections and appraisal.

Pre-Order Information

  • Pre-Order Benefits: We are only producing this model in small quantities, so if you want to secure one we recommend pre-ordering
  • Process: You can pre-order through our official retail partner
  • Payment Information: Secure payment gateway provided by Stripe.com – No deposit or fee taken upfront. You are only charged at dispatch.

Vehicle Background

The Aston Martin V8 Vantage from 1985 represents a significant chapter in the marque’s storied history, embodying a blend of luxury, performance, and distinctive British craftsmanship. Introduced in 1977, the V8 Vantage was often touted as “Britain’s first supercar” due to its impressive speed and power, attributes that stood out significantly during its time. By 1985, this model had firmly established itself as a symbol of prestige and performance.

The V8 Vantage of this era featured a muscular body, aggressive styling, and was powered by a 5.3-litre V8 engine. However, an even more potent option was made available through the X-Pack upgrade. This package included a 5.7-litre engine enhancement that significantly boosted the car’s horsepower and torque. The X-Pack was not just a larger engine; it also included high-performance camshafts, an improved intake manifold, larger carburettors, and a freer-flowing exhaust system, enhancing the car’s aggressive acoustics and dynamic capabilities.

Exterior modifications in the X-Pack equipped V8 Vantage included wider tires and fender flares, giving it a more pronounced, sportier stance that matched its enhanced performance. Inside, the car maintained Aston Martin’s commitment to luxury, with a well-appointed cabin featuring premium materials and bespoke options.

The combination of the upgraded 5.7-litre engine and the luxury for which Aston Martin was known made the V8 Vantage a highly desirable vehicle for enthusiasts and collectors alike. It not only offered exhilarating performance but also managed to maintain a level of class and elegance that few sports cars of the era could match. The 1985 Aston Martin V8 Vantage, especially with the X-Pack, is a highlight in the legacy of British automotive engineering, representing a perfect blend of power, style, and refinement.

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