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2008 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Towing Capacity

How much can a 2008 Aston Martin V8 Vantage pull? Compare 2 trim levels.

What will it tow?

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2008 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Trims
Towing capacity by engine

Choose a towing vehicle wisely. Make sure the engine has enough power, the gearbox is capable of withstanding heavy loads, and the axle ratio is optimal for hauling.

  • Base 2dr Coupe - 999 lbs
  • Base 2dr Roadster - 999 lbs

Base 2dr Coupe

Maximum Towing Capacity - 999 lb

It is the same for all trims.

The maximum weight that Aston Martin V8 Vantage is allowed to tow. The maximum trailer weights listed are only applicable for altitudes up to 3280 ft (1,000 m) above sea level. With increasing altitude the engine power and therefore the car's climbing ability are impaired because of the reduced air density, so the maximum trailer weight has to be reduced accordingly. The weight of the car and trailer must be reduced by 10% for every further 3280 ft (1,000 m) (or part thereof).

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) - no data

This is the maximum amount of weight Aston Martin V8 Vantage is rated to carry (engine, chassis, fluids, passengers, cargo, load - everything). It is often determined by the manufacturer and is indicated in the owner's manual or on the inside of the drive's door panel.

Curb Weight - 3595 lb

This is how much Aston Martin V8 Vantage weighs sitting on the curb with no driver, passengers, no cargo and no load with all standard options.

Payload Capacity - no data

Payload is considered all the extra stuff you put inside your vehicle, whether it be passengers or a pile of rocks, that weight is all considered payload. You can increase it by:

  1. Upgrading the Rear Springs.
  2. Adding Coil-Over Shock Absorbers.
  3. Installing a Longer Truck Bed.
  4. Attaching a Trailer.
  5. Adding Bed Racks.

Horsepower - 380 hp

It is the same for all trims.

The higher the power of your engine, the more weight your car can pull.

Torque - 302 Lb-Ft

It is the same for all trims.

High torque is essential for towing because it allows you to pull the trailer at a lower RPM, reducing the strain on the engine.

Axle Ratio - 3.91

It is the same for all trims.

The higher the axle ratio, the more power your vehicle produces, and as a result, the more weight this car can tow.

Drive Type - no data

All-wheel or rear-wheel drive vehicles are best suited for towing, while front-wheel drive vehicles can haul much less weight.

Transmission - no data

Do not overload your vehicle while towing, as this can cause the transmission to overheat and fail. If your transmission has "Towing mode" - be sure to turn it on.

Turbocharger - no data

Turbocharged engines produce more power, so if you need a vehicle for towing, choose the one equipped with a turbo.

Wheelbase - 102.5

It is the same for all trims.

The longer your vehicle's wheelbase, the less likely the trailer you tow will push down on the rear axle and lift the front end.

Front Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) - no data

It is the maximum allowable weight that can be placed on a front axle of your Aston Martin V8 Vantage.

Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) - no data

It is the maximum allowable weight that can be placed on a rear axle of your Aston Martin V8 Vantage.

Base 2dr Roadster

Trailers that Your Vehicle Can Tow



Inside the RV, you will find everything you need for a comfortable stay, even away from civilization.

Car Trailers

If you need to transport your car over a long distance - use a car trailer - this method is much safer and more reliable than towing with a rope.

Choose the car you want to haul:


Boat Trailers

If you need to transport a boat, make sure you choose the right size trailer.

Boat trailer

Typical Trailers

Whatever your needs, you can find a trailer that's perfect for you.

Boat trailer

What is a 2008 Aston Martin V8 Vantage maximum towing capacity?

When preparing much-awaited excursions in the open air, you need to remember the 2008 Aston Martin V8 Vantage towing capacity, which is the key characteristic for such venture. The towing capacity in reality is the vehicle's maximum volume of weight that it may safely tow. These details can usually be located on a sticker situated within the driver's door near to the door latch. The gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) is definitely the greatest functional weight (that includes freight and passengers) and must not be violated. Usually, the weight of the trailer being towed is advised to be 10-15 % of the GVWR.

Beneath, we offer the info about the towing capacity of the 2008 Aston Martin V8 Vantage with all trims and generations. Take note that the maximum towing weight can vary greatly according to the braking system of what is being towed. If a trailer possesses its own brakes then it is "braked capacity". If not, it is actually unbraked capacity. When purchasing your RV, you have to remember that the weight and rating is provided by the the trailer's manufacturer plus all the extra payload you will place into it needs to never surpass the 2008 Aston Martin V8 Vantage towing capacity. Violating this crucial tip will have an impact on what you can do to control and make a full stop in time and can eventually bring about long lasting problems for your car or even trigger crashes on the highways.


Drivers must not exceed the Aston Martin V8 Vantage towing capacity as it can have serious consequences such as interfering with your car's braking ability

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The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) has developed the J2807 set of recommended practices. The tow test procedures designed by the big brains at the SAE consist of a series of rigorous real-world challenges to determine the Gross Combined Weight Rating (GCWR) of a vehicle and trailer combination.