We got a glimpse of the Vantage N420 coupe a few months ago and now Aston Martin have released a drop top version of the sporty baby Aston. Sporty, because it draws inspiration from the company’s experience within the Nurburgring 24-hour race.

The V8-powered Vantage uses the same engine that is in the coupe, which is the 4.7-litre engine generating 420hp, allowing it to hit a 100km/h in just 4.5 seconds. New on the N420 roadster is the use of more carbon fibre, which makes the car 27 kilograms lighter.

Keeping up with the sporty theme, a Sports Pack comes standard, which gives you revised springs, dampers and anti-roll bars. Adding more growl to the engine note is a new sports exhaust as well.

The exterior has wider sills, carbon fibre splitters, side strakes, a diffuser and 10-spoke diamond turned alloy wheels with a gloss black finish. A new Graphitic tailpipe finisher and black mesh vents complement the new package.

The interior sports an Iridium package which gives you graphite instrumentation, contrast-stitched upholstery as well as a choice of either Alcantara or a leather steering wheel. The new Aston is offered in new range of paint schemes, which is ‘Rose’ yellow, ‘Kermit’ green, ‘Elwood’ blue and Aston Martin Racing green. The pictures you see above is the Asia Cup livery. More images are available after the jump.

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