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Aston Martin Vantage 2018 R&D Promo

The Aston Martin Vantage 2018's Research & Development event was launched on June 20, 2019 as part of the Showdown Update.

There are 4 Labs spanning a total of 50 Tests with a time limit of 8 days once the event is started. The event has an individual key refill duration of 1 hour and 30 minutes.

The labs will unlock in the following schedule:

  • Lab .002.: 2 days later or pay A8 tokens full 800
  • Lab .003.: 4 days later or pay A8 tokens full 800
  • Lab .004.: 6 days later or pay A8 tokens full ?

Tests

Test Recm Rank Track Game mode Required QC Max QC Primary Goal Secondary Goal #1 (QC) Secondary Goal #2 (QC) Collectable QC on track Auto-Test Price Rewards
Lab .001.
.001. 1267 The London Eye Classic 5 11 Collect Quality Checks Flat Spins: 2
(2 QC)
Total Air Time: 3 s
(2 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 40 A8 credits small 1,000
A8 tokens full 5
.002. 1269 Fr. Guiana Rev. Classic 5 11 Collect Quality Checks Knockdowns: 2
(2 QC)
Drift Distance: 400
(2 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 40 A8 credits small 1,100
.003. 1272 Barcelona Classic 6 11 Finish Third No Wrecks
(2 QC)
Perfect Runs: 1
(2 QC)
40 A8 tokens full 6 A8 credits small 1,200
R&D Basic Kit Box
.004. 1277 The Secret Lab Infected 6 11 Finish Third Barrel Rolls: 2
(2 QC)
Perfect Nitro Triggered: 5
(2 QC)
55 A8 tokens full 6 A8 credits small 1,300
A8 tokens full 10
.005. 1281 Dragon Tree Classic 6 11 Finish First Flat Spins: 4
(2 QC)
Perfect Runs: 1
(2 QC)
60 A8 tokens full 6 A8 credits small 1,400
.006. 1286 Ipanema Showdown Classic 12 11 Finish First Perfect Nitro Triggered: 6
(2 QC)
Drift Distance: 450
(2 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 75 A8 credits small 1,500
A8 tokens full 5
.007. 1291
NSTK
Nevada Reverse Ultimate AI Challenge - - Beat 1:38:154 -
( QC)
-
( QC)
- A8 tokens full 150 A8 credits small 5,000
A8 tokens full 25
R&D Basic Kit Box
Lab .002.
.008. 1295 The Great Wall Classic 6 12 Finish First Barrel Rolls: 8
(2 QC)
Total Air Time: 18 s
(3 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 75 A8 credits small 2,000
A8 tokens full 10
.009. 1298 Nevada Classic 7 12 Fiinsh First Knockdowns: 4
(2 QC)
Barrel Rolls: 6
(3 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 75 A8 credits small 2,100
.010. 1305 Rapido Park Gate Drift 7 12 Reach 7,000 points Drift Distance: 1,000
(2 QC)
Drift Distance: 1,400
(3 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 80 A8 credits small 2,200
.011. 1313 London Classic 7 12 Finish First Knockdowns without Wreck: 5
(2 QC)
Flat Spins in One Jump: 4
(3 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 90 A8 credits small 2,300
A8 tokens full 5
.012. 1320 Sky Drop Classic 7 12 Finish First Barrel Rolls: 3
(2 QC)
Perfect Nitro Triggered: 16
(3 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 100 A8 credits small 2,400
.013. 1327
NSTK
Wall Ascent Classic 6 12 Beat 2:34 No Wrecks
(2 QC)
Perfect Runs: 4
(3 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 105 A8 credits small 2,500
A8 tokens full 5
R&D Basic Kit Box
.014. 1332 Clifftop Run Classic 13 12 Finish First Flat Spins: 4
(2 QC)
Perfect Nitro Triggered: 14
(3 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 115 A8 credits small 2,600
.015. 1336 Ipanema Showdown Classic 13 12 Finish First Perfect Nitro Triggered: 12
(2 QC)
Knockdowns: 4
(3 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 125 A8 credits small 2,700
.016. 1341 Market Square Elimination 14 12 Finish First Barrel Rolls: 1
(2 QC)
Perfect Runs: 2
(3 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 125 A8 credits small 2,800
A8 tokens full 10
.017. 1345 Mount Teide Classic 16 12 Finish First No Wrecks
(2 QC)
Drift Distance: 1,200
(3 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 130 A8 credits small 2,900
.018. 1350
NSTK
Route 375-1 Ultimate AI Challenge - - Beat 1:31:773 -
( QC)
-
( QC)
- A8 tokens full 350 A8 credits small 7,500
A8 tokens full 40
R&D Basic Kit Box
Lab .003.
.019. 1355 Sector 8 Reverse Classic 7 13 Finish First Flat Spins: 12
(3 QC)
Flat Spins: 14
(3 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 130 A8 credits small 3,000
A8 tokens full 5
.020. 1359 Barcelona Reverse Classic 7 13 Finish First Perfect Nitro Triggered: 18
(3 QC)
Drift Distance: 1,400
(3 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 130 A8 credits small 3,100
A8 tokens full 10
.021. 1364 Dubai Knockdown 8 13 Finish First Knockdowns: 10
(3 QC)
Knockdowns: 14
(3 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 140 A8 credits small 3,200
.022. 1368 Citadel Clash Classic 8 13 Finish First Perfect Runs: 4
(3 QC)
Flat Spins: 6
(3 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 150 A8 credits small 3,300
R&D Basic Kit Box
.023. 1373
NSTK
Venice Reverse Classic 14 13 Beat 2:59 Flat Spins: 10
(3 QC)
Perfect Runs: 5
(3 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 160 A8 credits small 3,400
A8 tokens full 25
.024. 1385 Great Wall Rev. Classic 16 13 Finish First Knockdowns: 4
(3 QC)
Drift Distance: 1,600
(3 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 170 A8 credits small 3,500
.025. 1396 Rooftop Raceway Infected 17 13 Finish First Perfect Runs: 4
(3 QC)
Total Air Time: 8 s
(3 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 175 A8 credits small 3,600
.026. 1408 Tokyo Classic 17 13 Finish First Flat Spins: 19
(3 QC)
Perfect Nitro Triggered: 18
(3 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 190 A8 credits small 3,700
A8 tokens full 10
.027. 1419 Alps Reverse Classic 18 13 Finish First Knockdowns without Wreck: 6
(3 QC)
Drift Distance: 1,000
(3 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 200 A8 credits small 3,800
R&D Advanced Kit Box
.028. 1431
NSTK
Venice Ultimate AI Challenge - - Beat 1:32.664 -
( QC)
-
( QC)
- A8 tokens full 450 A8 credits small 10,000
A8 tokens full 50
.029. 1445 Sector 8 Classic 18 13 Finish First Flat Spins: 12
(3 QC)
Perfect Runs: 5
(4 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 450 A8 credits small 4,000
.030. 1458 The Rose of the Desert Classic 18 14 Finish First Knockdowns: 6
(3 QC)
No Wrecks
(4 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 270 A8 credits small 4,200
.031. 1472 French Guiana Gate Drift 20 14 Reach 9,000 points Drift Distance: 1,400
(3 QC)
Drift Distance: 1,600
(4 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 280 A8 credits small 4,500
.032. 1485 Iceland Classic 20 14 Finish First Perfect Runs: 5
(3 QC)
Flat Spins: 6
(4 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 300 A8 credits small 4,750
A8 tokens full 25
.033. 1499
NSTK
Alps Ultimate AI Challenge - - Beat 1:00.819 -
( QC)
-
( QC)
- A8 tokens full 650 A8 credits small 15,000
A8 tokens full 50
R&D Advanced Kit Box
Lab .004.
.034. 1504 San Diego Harbor Classic 10 15 Finish First Barrel Rolls: 6
(4 QC)
Total Air Time: 32 s
(4 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 300 A8 credits small 5,000
.035. 1510 Crystal Lake Elimination 10 15 Finish First Flat Spins: 12
(4 QC)
Perfect Runs: 3
(4 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 325 A8 credits small 5,200
.036. 1515 Temple Drive Classic 10 15 Finish First Barrel Rolls: 5
(4 QC)
No Wrecks
(4 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 350 A8 credits small 5,400
.037. 1526
NSTK
Tokyo Reverse Classic 22 15 Beat 3:42.5 Flat Spins: 10
(4 QC)
Knockdowns without Wreck: 4
(4 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 375 A8 credits small 5,600
A8 tokens full 25
.038. 1526 Test Site: Omega Classic 22 15 Finish First Perfect Runs: 5
(4 QC)
Beat 2:36
(4 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 400 A8 credits small 5,800
R&D Advanced Kit Box
.039. 1533 Sky Drop Gate Drift 22 15 Reach 7,000 points Flat Spins in One Jump: 4
(4 QC)
Drift Distance: 1,800
(4 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 425 A8 credits small 6,000
.040. 1539 San Diego Harbor Reverse Classic 22 15 Finish First Knockdowns: 4
(4 QC)
Total Air Time: 12 s
(4 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 425 A8 credits small 6,200
A8 tokens full 35
.041. 1545
NSTK
Dubai Reverse Classic 18 15 Beat 1:43 Barrel Rolls: 2
(4 QC)
No Wrecks
(4 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 450 A8 credits small 6,400
R&D Advanced Kit Box
.042. 1555 Buddha's Teachings Infected 32 15 Finish Perfect Runs: 4
(4 QC)
Knockdowns without Wreck: 5
(4 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 450 A8 credits small 6,600
.043. 1565 Iceland Reverse Classic 34 15 Finish First Flat Spins: 6
(4 QC)
Drift Distance: 1,600
(4 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 475 A8 credits small 6,800
.044. 1576
NSTK
Azure Coast Ultimate AI Challenge - - Beat 1:26.658 -
( QC)
-
( QC)
- A8 tokens full 1,100 A8 credits small 20,000
A8 tokens full 75
R&D Professional Kit Box
.045. 1588 Westminster Bridge Classic 26 17 Finish First Flat Spins in One Jump: 3
(5 QC)
Beat 1:58
(5 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 550 A8 credits small 7,000
.046. 1600 The Dragon's Den Classic 36 17 Finish First Barrel Rolls: 12
(5 QC)
Perfect Nitro Triggered: 20
(5 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 600 A8 credits small 7,250
.047. 1612
NSTK
Classified Flawless 36 17 Beat 2:16 Knockdowns without Wreck: 5
(5 QC)
Perfect Runs: 5
(5 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 700 A8 credits small 7,500
A8 tokens full 50
.048. 1612 The River Fort Classic 40 17 Finish First Flat Spins: 6
(5 QC)
Drift Distance: 1,600
(5 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 650 A8 credits small 7,750
.049. 1612 The Mirage Classic 40 17 Finish First No Wrecks
(5 QC)
Beat 1:54
(5 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 1,000 A8 credits small 8,000
.050. 1653
NSTK
Azure Coast Reverse Ultimate AI Challenge - - Beat 1:20.469 -
( QC)
-
( QC)
- A8 tokens full 1,500 A8 credits small 35,000
A8 tokens full 159
Aston Martin Vantage 2018

Total Costs / Rewards

  • A8 credits small ?​​
  • A8 tokens full ?​​
  • 65 cards from R&D Boxes
    • 5 R&D Basic Kit Boxes (Grants 5 cards)
    • 4 R&D Advanced Kit Boxes (Grants 7 cards)
    • 1 R&D Professional Kit Box (Grants 12 cards)
  • Auto-Test: A8 tokens full ?​​
  • Quality Checks: ?
  • Minimum Number of Proto Keys Used: ?

Test Count by race mode:

  • Classic: ?
    • Main goal as beat time test: ?
  • Time Attack: 0
  • Ultimate AI Challenge: ?
  • Elimination: ?
  • Infected: ?
  • Unplugged: ?
  • Gate Drift: ?
  • Knockdown: ?
  • Flawless: ?

Boxes

A8Box R&D Box R&D Basic Kit Box – Last checked: Jul 2, 2019
"Grants 5 cards for the R&D Aston Martin Vantage 2018!"
Rewarded for test: 3, 7, 13, 18, 22
A8BoxInfo Common: 100 %
Availability: Research & Development (only during the Aston Martin Vantage 2018 R&D)
Observed:
  • 1 V8 Engine
  • 3 Class B Parts (random)
  • 1 Early or Initial Tech (random)
A8Box R&D Box R&D Advanced Kit Box
"Grants 7 cards for the Aston Martin Vantage 2018!"
Rewarded for test: 27, 33, 38, 41
A8BoxInfo Common: 92.86 % | Rare: 7.14 %
Observed:
  • 1 V8 Engine
  • 1 Mid-Tech
  • 4 Class B Parts (random)
  • 1 Early or Initial Tech (random)
A8Box R&D Box R&D Professional Kit Box (A8 tokens full 1,500, A8 tokens full 125 per item) – Last checked: Jun 24, 2019
"Grants 12 cards for the R&D Aston Martin Vantage 2018!"
Rewarded for test: 44
A8BoxInfo Common: 91.67 % | Rare: 8.33 %
Availability: Research & Development (only during the Aston Martin Vantage 2018 R&D)
Observed:
  • 2 V8 Engine
  • 1 Mid-Tech
  • 2 Class B Parts (random)
  • 7 Early or Initial Tech (random)

Tips / Warnings

  • The minimum tune required to complete the event is [5555 5054]. This requires A8 credits small ? and 33 V8 Engines.
  • As the event gives out 11 Engines, 22 more must be obtained through other means.
  • As this R&D event is based on the event for the Pininfarina H2 Speed, many of the same tips and warnings for that event apply here.

Average relative frequency (%)
of a card per box

Name

A8V8Engine
A8EarlyTech
A8card Initial Tech
A8Mid-Tech
B
Parts
A8Box Champion Kit BoxIcon excellent Champion Kit Box3.957.757.214.428.84
A8Box Compact Shuffle BoxIcon critical Compact Shuffle Box2.002.002.000.0014.00
A8Box Compact Split BoxIcon warning Compact Split Box2.343.133.910.0017.97
A8Box Daily Kit BoxIcon excellent Daily Kit Box0.980.000.007.9217.75
A8Box Engine Box 1-5Icon ok Engine Box 1-510.410.000.000.000.00
A8Box Extra BoxIcon ok Extra Box0.5010.0210.640.008.66
A8Box Finish Line BoxIcon ok Finish Line Box2.212.442.792.679.64
A8Box Multiplayer Pro BoxIcon warning Multiplayer Pro Box0.916.6710.910.007.27
A8Box Optimal Shuffle BoxIcon ok Optimal Shuffle Box0.308.967.760.9021.19
A8Box Optimal Split BoxIcon excellent Optimal Split Box0.3913.6913.690.4420.29
A8Box Random Box 1-5Icon excellent Random Box 1-51.1613.6812.010.0412.05
A8Box Specialist Kit BoxIcon warning Specialist Kit Box0.4810.9510.000.008.10
A8Box Starter BoxIcon ok Starter Box1.0613.4912.960.0011.90
A8Box Tech Box 1-5Icon warning Tech Box 1-50.0036.1737.3517.190.00
A8Box Ultra BoxIcon ok Ultra Box0.002.503.330.004.17

Trials (cards) needed to get at least
1 card with 90 % probability

Name

A8V8Engine
A8EarlyTech
A8card Initial Tech
A8Mid-Tech
B
Parts
A8Box Champion Kit BoxIcon excellent Champion Kit Box5829315125
A8Box Compact Shuffle BoxIcon critical Compact Shuffle Box114114114
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
16
A8Box Compact Split BoxIcon warning Compact Split Box987358
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
12
A8Box Daily Kit BoxIcon excellent Daily Kit Box234
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
2812
A8Box Engine Box 1-5Icon ok Engine Box 1-521
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
A8Box Extra BoxIcon ok Extra Box4602221
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
26
A8Box Finish Line BoxIcon ok Finish Line Box10494828623
A8Box Multiplayer Pro BoxIcon warning Multiplayer Pro Box2523420
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
31
A8Box Optimal Shuffle BoxIcon ok Optimal Shuffle Box767252925510
A8Box Optimal Split BoxIcon excellent Optimal Split Box590161652311
A8Box Random Box 1-5Icon excellent Random Box 1-519816185,75618
A8Box Specialist Kit BoxIcon warning Specialist Kit Box4792022
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
28
A8Box Starter BoxIcon ok Starter Box2171617
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
19
A8Box Tech Box 1-5Icon warning Tech Box 1-5
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
6513
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
A8Box Ultra BoxIcon ok Ultra Box
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
9168
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
55

  • Players who have many unopened boxes may use the statistics table to the right as a guide to decide which boxes to open first. For further details and more boxes, see the Average frequencies and Minimum card requirements pages. Additional box rules:
  • A8Box Champion Kit Box Champion Kit Box – at least 1 Mid-Tech (undocumented)
  • A8Box Daily Kit Box Daily Kit Box – exactly 1 Mid-Tech or Advanced Tech with an average ratio of 4:1 (undocumented)
  • Current average distribution in A8Box 1 Part - B Box 1 Part - B Boxes (Nov 21, 2019):
    • 29.04 % Tires
    • 25.45 % Suspension
    • 23.65 % Drivetrain
    • 21.86 % Exhaust

Quotes

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