N24
Specification
Aston Martin V8 Vantage N24

The specification is based on a standard production, European specification (left hand drive), V8 Vantage with the following modifications:

Body
FIA approved full roll cage in 40mm x 1.5mm 15CDV6 high strength steel
Preparation for pneumatic jacks incorporating tapping plates
Motor sport towing eyes
Plastic side & rear windows with slide opening on driver's side
Re-styled side sill with exposed carbon fibre rib
Quick release bonnet/tail safety latching with hinges retained
Lightweight aluminium side strakes

Engine & Transmission

Cylinder heads re-profiled, smoothed inlet & exhaust ports and optimised compression ratio
Crankshaft, conrods, pistons and flywheel lightened and balanced to race standards
ITG cylindrical foam air filters
Reduced cell density primary catalysts
Revised engine calibration (97 RON fuel)
EGR & secondary air system removed
Simplified oil breather system with catch tank
Weight reduced rear muffler without by-pass valves
Air conditioning system and compressor removed
FIA approved ATL bag type fuel tank with twin fuel pumps -100L capacity.
Filling point built into the right hand C-post with facility to accept a quick fill 'dry break' arrangement

Standard 6-speed manual transmission fitted with breather catch tank
Valeo twin plate cerametallic clutch (215mm) with lightweight flywheel

Underframe

Single rate, flat ground, 2.5" ID. Eibach springs with separate helper springs.
Stiffened diameter front and rear anti-roll bars
Dynamic Suspensions adjustable ride height aluminium dampers
Front subframe modified for extra camber and castor

Wheels & Tyres
Speedline Corse 10" X 18" ET45mm cast magnesium front wheels 5 x 114.3 PCD
Speedline Corse 11" X 18" ET48mm cast magnesium rear wheels 5 x 114.3 PCD
Yokohama A048 tyres 250/650 18" front, 280/650 18" rear
Standard radial-mounted 4 piston monobloc callipers fitted with high performance Pagid RS 29 race pads

Electrical
Reduced weight and optimised route wiring harness
Optima gel battery
Battery cut off relay
New switch panel mounted in centre console (includes; re-settable circuit breakers for each fuel pump, extinguisher button, battery cut-off button, heater controls, mirror switch and toggle switches for fog lights, hazard lights, traction control and heated front screen.
Panel graphics illuminated by 'electroluminescent' film
Original V8 Vantage instrument pack
All other standard production ancillary electrical systems removed

Interior
Recaro Pole Position competition shell seat with Aston Martin wings logo
Schroth 6 point safety harness push button release
FIA compliant Lifeline Zero 360 plumbed in extinguisher system (gas) 4 engine bay and 2 interior nozzles
Raised driver's footrest
New simple door casings moulded in 'Twintex' for weight saving and compatibility with roll cage
Weight reduced facia, trimmed in Alcantara
Shortened one piece carbon fibre centre console
Quick release suede trimmed steering wheel
All other standard production trim and airbags removed

Options
Passenger seat and safety harness
Uprated front brake kit
Two-way adjustable dampers
Automated manual Sportshift transmission

Dry break fuel filler
Dual fuel filler
HANS seat and safety harness
Air jacks including lance
Pair of N24 xenon spot lights

Dimensions & Performance
Length: 4380mm (172.5 in)
Height: 1210mm (47.5 in)
Width: 1865mm (73.5 in) (exc. Mirrors)
2025mm (80 in) (inc. Mirrors)
Wheelbase: 2600mm (102.5 in)
Front Track: 1580mm (62.2 in)
Rear Track: 1590mm (62.6 in)
Kerb Weight (less fuel): 1330kg
Fuel Tank Capacity: 100 litres
Maximum Power: 410bhp (305kW)
Maximum Torque: 313lb.ft (425Nm)