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Aston Martin Vantage Gets A Nose Job From Revenant Automotive

Nose jobs aren’t for everyone, but the Vantage seems to be taking it quite nicely.

Let’s talk about car grilles. In the previous decade, grilles have become bigger and bigger, to the point that almost every car brand has already joined the bandwagon. We’re not entirely sure who started this trend, but Lexus and Audi are among the early adapters.

And of course, the most recent car (and most popular) to join the fray is the new BMW 4 Series with its gigantic vertical kidney grille – whether you love or hate the new 4er grille is beyond us.

Even the British luxury carmaker, Aston Martin, has joined this big mouth trend with the Vantage in 2018. It wasn’t that offensive, though, as the low-slung but wide grille was integrated into the bumper, which made it look subtler than, let’s say Lexus grilles.

Despite that, however, the Vantage wasn’t safe

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Aston Martin Vantage gets Revenant Automotive’s smaller grille

BMW’s second-generation 4 Series has become the poster child of the shift towards oversized grilles, but Aston Martin jumped on this bandwagon before many when it revealed the current-generation Vantage in late 2017. Its wide, low grille continues to split opinions in 2020, and a British engineering firm thinks it has a better solution.

Revenant Automotive redesigned the Vantage with a smaller, subtler grille. It’s mounted higher on the front fascia than the original car’s, it has black horizontal slats, and it’s shaped like a grille Aston’s designers could have drawn in-house. It doesn’t look aftermarket, which is highly unusual in this corner of the industry. The twin-turbocharged, 4.0-liter V8 engine still needs air to stay cool, so stylists chiseled an air dam into the bottom part of the bumper and concealed it with black trim. The end result is a cleaner, more low-key look.

Aston Martin integrated the

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