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Stirling Scale – 1:18 Aston Martin V8 Vantage 1985 (X-Pack) Green

SKU: SC003



Release Date: 31st January 2025
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Stirling Scale 1:18 scale die cast model of the 1985 Aston Martin V8 Vantage with X-Pack option in Suffolk Red.

Model Features

  • Openable doors
  • Openable bonnet
  • Working wheels
  • Working suspension
  • Diecast metal body
  • Raised badges
  • Felted interior carpets
  • Approximate dimensions: 25.9 x 10.2 x 7.4 cm / 10.2″ x 4.1″ x 2.9″
  • Product Code: LM01

The dimensions and proportions of the model will be highly accurate, and based strictly on real life dimensions using highly precise data from state-of-the-art scanners.

The model will only be approved for production after thorough inspections and appraisal.

Vehicle Background

The Aston Martin V8 Vantage from 1985 represents a significant chapter in the marque’s storied history, embodying a blend of luxury, performance, and distinctive British craftsmanship. Introduced in 1977, the V8 Vantage was often touted as “Britain’s first supercar” due to its impressive speed and power, attributes that stood out significantly during its time. By 1985, this model had firmly established itself as a symbol of prestige and performance.

The V8 Vantage of this era featured a muscular body, aggressive styling, and was powered by a 5.3-litre V8 engine. However, an even more potent option was made available through the X-Pack upgrade. This package included a 5.7-litre engine enhancement that significantly boosted the car’s horsepower and torque. The X-Pack was not just a larger engine; it also included high-performance camshafts, an improved intake manifold, larger carburettors, and a freer-flowing exhaust system, enhancing the car’s aggressive acoustics and dynamic capabilities.

Exterior modifications in the X-Pack equipped V8 Vantage included wider tires and fender flares, giving it a more pronounced, sportier stance that matched its enhanced performance. Inside, the car maintained Aston Martin’s commitment to luxury, with a well-appointed cabin featuring premium materials and bespoke options.

The combination of the upgraded 5.7-litre engine and the luxury for which Aston Martin was known made the V8 Vantage a highly desirable vehicle for enthusiasts and collectors alike. It not only offered exhilarating performance but also managed to maintain a level of class and elegance that few sports cars of the era could match. The 1985 Aston Martin V8 Vantage, especially with the X-Pack, is a highlight in the legacy of British automotive engineering, representing a perfect blend of power, style, and refinement.


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Understanding Scale

The scale of a model is its size as a proportion to the real-life item. For instance, a 1:18 scale model means that every 1 unit of measurement on the model equals 18 units on the real item. If you divide the real item's size by 18, you'd get the size of the 1:18 model. Please note that models can vary slightly in size, as not all real-life items, like cars or planes, have the same dimensions.

Model Cars:

  • 1:12 scale: ~38 cm or 15 inches
  • 1:18 scale: ~25 cm or 10 inches
  • 1:24 scale: ~18 cm or 7 inches
  • 1:43 scale: ~10 cm or 4 inches
  • 1:64 scale: ~7 cm or 2.75 inches
  • 1:76 scale: ~6 cm or 2.3 inches

Model Trucks:

  • 1:12 scale: ~75 cm or 29.5 inches
  • 1:18 scale: ~50 cm or 19.7 inches
  • 1:24 scale: ~38 cm or 15 inches
  • 1:43 scale: ~21 cm or 8.3 inches
  • 1:64 scale: ~14 cm or 5.5 inches
  • 1:76 scale: ~12 cm or 4.7 inches

Model Bikes:

  • 1:6 scale: ~30 cm or 12 inches
  • 1:10 scale: ~18 cm or 7 inches
  • 1:12 scale: ~15 cm or 6 inches

Model Trains:

  • HO scale (1:87): ~22 cm or 8.7 inches
  • N scale (1:160): ~12 cm or 4.7 inches
  • O scale (1:48): ~38 cm or 15 inches

Model Airplanes:

Fighter Jets:

  • 1:72 scale: ~20 cm or 7.9 inches
  • 1:100 scale: ~14 cm or 5.5 inches
  • 1:144 scale: ~10 cm or 3.9 inches
  • 1:200 scale: ~7 cm or 2.8 inches

Civilian Aircraft:

  • 1:72 scale: ~40 cm or 15.7 inches
  • 1:100 scale: ~28 cm or 11 inches
  • 1:144 scale: ~20 cm or 7.9 inches
  • 1:200 scale: ~14 cm or 5.5 inches

Model Ships:

  • 1:144 scale: ~150 cm or 59 inches
  • 1:350 scale: ~62 cm or 24.4 inches
  • 1:700 scale: ~31 cm or 12.2 inches

Model Tanks:

  • 1:16 scale: ~97 cm or 38.2 inches
  • 1:35 scale: ~44 cm or 17.3 inches
  • 1:72 scale: ~22 cm or 8.7 inches


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