Aston Martin V12 Vantage S | Ever so powerful

The One-77 is unapproachable? Here Aston Martin delivers a portion of the components of the hypercar V12 Vantage S, the newest super sports brand among the English recently passed under the control of Italian Investindustrial led by Andrea Bonomi. The main features of the Aston Martin V12 Vantage S are clear. Evolution of the previous V8 Vantage S. The V12 Vantage S was developed as a traveling celebration for the 100 years of history of Aston Martin. For this reason, the engineers at Gaydon show have made the coupe which develops 573 hp and 620 Nm of torque, being heralded as the most powerful Aston Martin ever produced.

Aston Martin V12 Vantage S side

Aston Martin V12 Vantage S side

Aston Martin V12 Vantage S upside

Aston Martin V12 Vantage S upside

At the level of the car body the V12 Vantage S is characterized by the adoption of the front grille from the classic Aston Martin design made of carbon fiber essentially identical to that used on the recent boat CC100 Speedster. A style that will probably be used for the characterization of future Aston Martin sportier. Other stylistic peculiarities include the pavilion roof painted in glossy black and the new ten spoke wheels, also in black finish. The interior is notable for the choice of leather upholstery and Alcantara Luxmill and the adoption of two types of anatomical seats which are also orderable on specific indication of Sports and Lightweight.

Aston Martin V12 Vantage S

Aston Martin V12 Vantage S

Aston Martin V12 Vantage S rear

Aston Martin V12 Vantage S rear

New more delicious products lurk under the skin. That is to say in terms of powertrain. The engine of the Aston Martin V12 Vantage S is the well known 12 cylinder 5.9 liter AM28 which already equips DB9, DBS, the Rapide unlucky, Vanquish, Virage and V12 Vantage. With a substantial difference from 496 or 517 hp depending on the version, the 5.9 V12 earns over 10% more power and amounts to well 573 hp thanks to the adoption of the new electronic management Bosch and all the exhaust system inherited by the One-77. Two changes are able to offer a top speed of 330 km / h and also push up the maximum torque and make the delivery of the mighty V12 more elastic. The new sequential gearbox is equipped with hydraulic actuation levers behind the steering wheel derived from the 6 speed manual V8 Vantage S.

Aston Martin V12 Vantage S interior

Aston Martin V12 Vantage S interior

Aston Martin V12 Vantage S seats

Aston Martin V12 Vantage S seats

The V12 Vantage S offers three driving modes Normal, Sport and Track, which adds a more direct control steering made by ZF and a further stiffening of the suspension.

Aston Martin V12 Vantage S logo

Aston Martin V12 Vantage S logo

More on Aston Martin: Aston Martin CC100 Speedster Concept, Aston Martin DB5 | A cinema car.

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