Aston Martin has taken the covers off one other high-powered machine with the introduction of the final V12 Vantage.
That is probably the most highly effective Vantage ever fitted with a combustion engine and due to the tweaked 5.2-litre twin-turbo V12, the automobile’s power-to-weight ratio is improved by greater than 20 % in comparison with the V8 mannequin.
It’s restricted to 333 items worldwide and should you’d like one, you’ll want to begin scouring the classifieds as a result of all of them bought inside a couple of weeks of their affirmation in December 2021 with, in line with Aston Martin, a wholesome record of hopefuls ready for some to drop out.
The V12 pushes out 690 hp (515 kW) at 6,500 rpm and 753 Nm (555 lb-ft) of torque from 1,800 rpm. This interprets to a 0 to 100 km/h dash of three.5 seconds with a high velocity of 200 mph (322 km/h). An eight-speed ZF automated transmission is the one gearbox on provide, although Aston claims it’s been recalibrated to be extra sporty.
The aero upgrades and tweaks embody a wider physique, an enormous wing on the again (which will be eliminated if you want) and a brand new, vented hood. Nearly all of the brand new physique bits are product of carbon fiber to assist reduce weight.
The engineers actually targeted on dealing with of the V12 Vantage and they also elevated its physique stiffness by utilizing added bracing for issues just like the gasoline tank, the strut towers and extra. Spring stiffness was additionally elevated, so don’t count on this factor to journey like a DB11.
Inside, a brand new design of carbonfibre sports activities seat is on the market as an choice, saving 7.3kg over the usual chairs. They’re a part of a light-weight package deal, which additionally consists of light-weight 21-inch wheels, decrease and higher carbon physique parts, handbook adjustment for the steering wheel and a carbonfibre inside trim package deal.