The Aston Martin V12 Vantage is a series of sports cars manufactured in the hand of the British manufacturer Aston Martin. Aston Martin has used the name “Vantage” in high-performance variants of their existing GT models, including the 1990 Virage car based. The modern car, however, is the thinnest and agile car in Aston range. As such, Aston Martin V12 Vantage is designed as a model more focused on reaching potential buyers of cars like the Porsche 911 and exotic sports and GT cars with Aston Martins competing there.
December 11, 2007, as part of the opening of Aston Martin to his own design studio, the company unveiled a concept based on the V8 Vantage concept. The car, known as the V12 Vantage RS, presented the DBS V12 engine produces 510 horsepower (380 kW). The power and weight of 3.704 pounds (1,680 kg) allows the car to reach 60 mph (97 km / h) in 4.1 seconds and reach a top speed of 190 mph (310 kmh).
Other additions include a new rear diffuser, rear spoiler that can be raised or lowered, and carbon-ceramic brakes. Starting and hood are made of carbon fiber to help reduce the car’s weight. In early 2008, the CEO of Aston Martin confirmed the V12 Vantage RS production by mid-2009. The Aston Martin V12 Vantage RS prototype development emerged in April 2008, before Aston Martin unveiled the V12 Vantage officer in 2009.
The Aston Martin V12 Vantage has been confirmed for the US market. Dr Bez Urlich personally confirmed that US approval is pending. This is in response to the decision to extend the production run beyond 1000 units. According to the automaker, some subtle changes were needed in the structure of the car so you can comply with the regulations of North and South America. In addition to these improvements, Aston also announced it will be adding a new version V12 Vantage Carbon Black exclusively for the US market.
The Aston Martin V12 Vantage is a vehicle driven the need for the video game Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit. It is available as a factory and as a version with full police livery source. The carbon black edition is available in Test Drive Unlimited 2 DLC or a special car pre-order with the standard model. It also appears in Gran Turismo 5 via the Car Pack 3 DLC. August 24, 2011, Aston Martin announced to develop a GT3 version of the Aston Martin V12 Vantage to replace DBRS9. It is expected that the race car to be delivered in early 2012.
Aston Martin V12 Vantage S
On May 28, 2013, Aston Martin V12 Vantage S announced, a sportier version of the Aston Martin V12 Vantage supercar replacing. The Aston Martin V12 Vantage S produces 565 horsepower (421 kW) and 457 lbs·ft (620 N · m) of torque redesigned 6-liter (5,935 cc) engine V12 called the AM28, which used as a basis for future engines . The power to the rear wheels via a new automated manual Sportshift seven III without the option of a manual transmission, which weighs 55 pounds (25 kg) more than the Sportshift III is transmitted. Exhaust gases in the Aston Martin V12 Vantage S was developed from a company own 77 supercar, and undertakes to give the car a unique sound for the new model.
Although specific performance details are yet to be released, the Aston Martin V12 Vantage S is claimed to reach a top speed of 205 mph (330 km / h), making it the fastest production Aston Martin in history. The Aston Martin V12 Vantage S is 15 kg (33 lbs) lighter than the Aston Martin V12 Vantage, new adaptation has three stages damping suspension, carbon ceramic brakes and a single track mode to help drivers want to take their car to the track.
The Aston Martin V12 Vantage’s style and aerodynamic changes include a new front grille in carbon fiber, black roof and rear grille, lightweight forged alloy wheels and new finishes on the interior seats, doors and controls.