The Aston Martin Vantage is the superstar of this year's Performance Shootout, boasting a sleek design and angry (Mercedes-AMG-sourced) V8 beneath the bonnet. We find out if the new Vantage is more than just a showpiece by putting it out on the track with Deon Joubert behind the wheel...

*Grab a copy of the January 2019 issue of CAR magazine to get the full Performance Shootout experience…