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LOCAL CAR CLUBS & CAR MUSEUMS Everglades Region District 12 PCA of the Porsche Club Naples FL egs.pca.org Gulf-shore mustang club based in Naples FL www.gulfshoremustangclub.com Corvette club based in Naples FL www.corvettesofnaplesfl.com Ferrari car club based in Naples FL www.naplesferrariclub.com Corvette club based in Cape Coral/Ft Myers FL www.corvettsonthegulf.com Muscle car museum in Punta Gorda FL (worth the visit!) www.musclecarcity.net Automotive Town park in Kissimmee FL (Orlando) www.old-town.com Camaro Club of Naples www.camaroclubofnaples.com Cool Cruisers of South West FL www.coolcruisersofsouthwestflorida.com Peace River Car Club | www.peacerivercarclub.com Venice AACA | www.venice.aaca.com SW FL Corvette Clubs | www.swflcorvetteclub.com Model A Ford Club of Naples FL www.modelafordoffortmyswwfers.com Fort Myers SW FL British Car Club www.bccswf.com SSP Car Club of Miami www.speedstyleandperformance.com REVS Institute Naples | www.revsinstitute.org
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CONTENTS featured Germain Lincoln
At Home Car Care The Motor Venue Tint World
European Auto Craft Advanced Collision AutoSmart
Superior Paintless Dent Removal
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Primo Detailing Studio Featured Articles
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Benz Connection Of Naples
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2020 Aston Martin Vantage Breaks with Tradition, Shatters Expectations, and Still Cleans Up Nice
Sometimes, a break with the past can help build a better future. Such is the case with the 2020 Aston Martin Vantage, the first rung on the British brand’s ladder yet still one of its most compelling offerings. Unlike Astons of old, the current Vantage (now in its second year of production), embraces a harder styling edge that positions it well against the exciting crop of coupes crowding its $150k price range. Matched up against the mid-engine Audi R8 or the rear-engine Porsche 911 Turbo, the Vantage’s sleek profile and piercing visage help it stand out in a way that the previous model didn’t. With the pedal down the Vantage also does its best to impress, with a major assist from continental partner Mercedes-AMG, the provider of the beating V8 heart underneath its hood. This 4.0-liter, twin-turbo unit is tuned to offer 503 hp and 505 lb-ft of torque, numbers that are sent to the rearwheels via an eight-speed automatic transmission in the standard model, or a seven-speed manual in the clutch-equipped AMR. Even with a Mercedes motor pulling duty, the Aston Martin features a character all of its own. From the raucous thunder of its meticulously-crafted exhaust system to its ability to swap from smooth to stern at the push of a button (with Sport, Sport+, and Track settings for both the drivetrain and the suspension accessible via the steering wheel), the Vantage is a versatile performer that is just as content to cruise as it is to confront your next lap on a road course.
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