In this Top Gear segment, James May takes the classic 1977 Aston Martin V8 Vantage out for a road test. Video after the jump.

The original Aston Martin V8 Vantage was hailed at the time of its 1977 introduction as “Britain’s Supercar” for its 170 mph (274 km/h) top speed. Its engine was shared with the Lagonda, but the Vantage used high-performance camshafts and bigger carburettors for increased output

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In this Top Gear segment, James May takes the classic 1977 Aston Martin V8 Vantage out for a road test. Video after the jump.

The original Aston Martin V8 Vantage was hailed at the time of its 1977 introduction as “Britain’s Supercar” for its 170 mph (274 km/h) top speed. Its engine was shared with the Lagonda, but the Vantage used high-performance camshafts and bigger carburettors for increased output

[via Wikipedia]