Aston Martin and Porsche have been fierce rivals since the late 1940s. The two European manufacturers are known for building some of the world’s greatest sports cars, and their machines have not only battled each other in America’s showrooms but also on racetracks around the world. The war rages on. For the 2021 model year, both brands have launched an all-new six-figure turbocharged convertible sports car.
Aston’s new Vantage Roadster and Porsche’s equally new 911 Turbo Cabriolet are two of the sexiest and most powerful convertible sports cars in the world. They’re a couple of head-turners with more than 500 horsepower, mind-bending acceleration, and top speeds above 190 mph. Both are also civilized enough to be driven and enjoyed every day and offer the features and luxuries you expect at their lofty price points. But which is best? Let’s examine the 2021 Aston Martin Vantage Roadster and the 2021 Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet in key areas and decide.