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The new Aston V8 Vantage has Porsche squarely in its sights - we took it to Bedford Autodrome to see if it's on target

Aston's new V8 Vantage has the Porsche 911 squarely in its sights. After a frantic 36-hours and 1000 miles with the new £79,995 baby Aston, we took it to Bedford Autodrome along with a Porsche 997 Carrera S to see if it could entertain and challenge even with the iconic German coupe for company. Richard Meaden drives the West Circuit in both cars.

For the full story, see the current issue of evo magazine (issue 84). On sale now.

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