Bold and aggressiveness alone could not define V12 Vantage's performance. As the name implies, this exceptional sports coupe equips a 12 cylinder 6.0 liter petrol engine that is designed to operate with 10.9:1 compression ratio. The front, mid-mounted engine cranks up a massive power of 510 bhp while running at 6500 rpm. Its peak torque is rated to be 570 Nm at 5750 rpm. Literally, this twin-seater coupe could accelerate from 0 to 100 km/hr in 4.2 seconds with a top speed of 305 km/hr. A six-speed manual gearbox is mated to the V12 engine by means of a carbon fiber propeller shaft.
Literally, Aston Martin V12 Vantage is packed with a number of incredible features. Unzipping the safety attributes, a Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) with track mode and a standard Traction Control system helps the vehicle to extract maximum performance from its wheels. In general, any vehicle's safety factor depends highly on its braking capacity. V12 Vantage is equipped with an Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) and Emergency Brake Assist (EBA) that delivers precise braking functions in an audacious manner. Seat belts and dual stage airbags are customary with this sports coupe.
On the interiors, V12 Vantage includes power assisted mirrors, windows and steering system for effortless driving pleasure. Features like automatic temperature control, cruise control, trip computer, front and rear parking sensors, tire pressure indicator, heated rear screen, etc., add further serenity to boost its drive. On the entertainment side, this coupe brims with a posh 160 watt audio system, Bluetooth facility, mp3 player connectivity, and few other optional high-powered audio systems.
Built as a two-door, two-seater sports coupe, V12 Vantage is handcrafted with sumptuous style quotients and state-of-the-art technologies. Belonging to the D+ segment, this model is indomitably a blend of contemporary design and epicurean culture. Its aerodynamic front fascia enthralls with awe-inspiring radiator grille, at the first glance itself. Moving aside, the coupe's oval shaped headlights add character to its dynamic design. Curvaceous corners of the hood amalgamates with the front fenders and bumpers seamlessly.
The inclusion of air ducts on the sides, flaunts the manufacturer's unique design quotient. Its cambered windshield minimizes drag created by the oncoming airstream, and lets them proceed beneath it smoothly without detaching the flow. Sleek and rounded side view mirrors are positioned away from the body to prevent their obstruction against the flowing air current. The side sills divert the air flow towards the rear segment to create a low pressure ambiance below the vehicle, that indeed increases the down-force. The rear diffuser further enhances the negative lift of the vehicle in the rear axle. Its taillights possess an elongated and an astonishing design. Circular and sporty mufflers take position at the extreme sides below the boot.
V12 Vantage's unique 10-spoke 19-inch alloy wheels coupled with ventilated ceramic brakes attract immediate attention. Brightly finished front grille adds character to its front fascia. Xenon headlamps form the standard lighting system. Independent double wishbone suspension system with mono-tube dampers and anti-roll bars bear shocks and loads from the road, and dissipates them away from the passenger cabin. Use of high-strength and light-weight materials have constrained the overall weight of the coupe to about 1680 kg.
Aston Martin V12 Vantage features a metallic-finish instrument cluster and brightly illuminated digital readouts. The entire cabin is wisely embellished with high-strength and light-weight materials like Alcantara. The door handles are made from carbon fibers that portrays Aston Martin's delighting craftsmanship in a glance. Touring and traveling in V12 Vantage is made exceptional by its 300 liter boot space along with sufficient stowage space. One of the laudable highlights of its interior is the 10 way electrically adjustable sporty seats.
Piano black fascia trim, first aid kid, heated seats, 700 watt Aston Martin premium audio system, 1000 watt Bang & Olufsen Beosound audio system, smoker's pack, Graphite alloy fascia trim, front parking sensors, etc., are some of the breath-taking accessories available for Aston Martin V12 Vantage.
|Power (PS@rpm)||517PS @6500rpm|
|Torque (Nm@rpm)||570Nm @5750rpm|
|Front Suspension||Independent double wishbone incorporating anti-dive geometry, coil springs, anti-roll bar and monotube dampers|
|Rear Suspension||Independent double wishbones with anti-squat and anti-lift geometry, dual-rate coil springs, anti-roll bar and monotube dampers|
|Wheel Size||Front 9|
|Tyres||Front Pirelli P Zero Corsa 255/35 ZR19, Rear Pirelli P Zero Corsa 295/30 ZR19|
|Overall Width (mm)||1865|
|Overall Height (mm)||1241|
|Wheel Base (mm)||2600|
|Kerb Weight (kg)||1680|
|No of Doors||2|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||80|