2012 Aston Martin V12 Vantage

Patrick M Hoey

2012 Aston Martin V12 Vantage

MSRP (with destination): $186,360
PRICE AS TESTED: $195,440

ENGINE:
6.0-liter DOHCV-12
Horsepower (hp): 510 @ 6500rpm
Torque (lb-ft): 420 @ 5750rpm

TRANSMISSION:
6-speed manual

DRIVE:
Rear-wheel

WHEELS AND TIRES:
19-inch aluminum wheels
255/35R-19 96W Pirelli Sottozero Winter 270 Serie II front tires
275/35R-19 100W Pirelli Sottozero Winter 270 Serie II rear tires

FUEL ECONOMY (city/highway/combined):
11/17/13mpg

CURB WEIGHT:
3704 lb

CAPACITIES:
Doors/Passengers: 2/2
Cargo: 10.6cu ft
Legroom: 42.8 in
Headroom: 36.7 in
Towing: N/A

EXTERIOR/INTERIOR COLOR:
Skyfall Silver/Obsidian Black

STANDARD FEATURES:
Front and rear parking assist
Tilt-and-telescopic steering column
Halogen headlights
LED taillights
Carbon-fiber front splitter and rear diffuser
Active exhaust
Six-piston front brake calipers
Carbon-ceramic brake rotors
Track mode
Leather- and Alcantara-trimmed interior
Power-folding exterior mirrors
Bluetooth
Cruise control
Navigation
Auto-dimming rearview mirror
USB port
Auxiliary audio jack

OPTIONS ON THIS VEHICLE:
Bang & Olufsen audio system- $8330
Heated front seats- $750

KEY OPTIONS NOT ON THIS VEHICLE:
19-inch diamond-turned aluminum wheels- $1595

ADDITIONAL SPECS:
After a four-year run, Aston Martin is killing off the V12 Vantage like it was a used-up Bond villain. And, yes, it came to us on winter tires in May.

COMPARE TO:
Audi R8, BMW M6, Jaguar XKR, Maserati GranTurismo, Porsche 911 Turbo

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percynjpn
the sinuous, glamorous, understated, eye-catching, artfully crafted exterior design

Perfect desription of the essence of an Aston Martin.
Oslo Frisby
I wish I could handle the price tag.
Tobias Rollinson
I wish they built the new Vantage V12 S with a 6 speed option

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