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ASTON MARTIN V12 VANTAGE ROADSTER

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ASTON MARTIN V12 VANTAGE ROADSTER

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The Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster has been styled to look as beautiful as it is potential. This car exhibits a number of eye-catching features that underlines its sporty characteristics.

Inside

The interior of the V12 Vantage Roadster is as fascinating as its exterior. Having lots of distinguishing features from its other siblings like the V8 Vantage & the V12 line-up, this car stands out among them. .

Mileage

4.12 kmpl / 8.5 kmpl (City / Highway)

Engine

6.0-litre 510bhp 48V V12 Petrol Engine

Performance

Maximum Power - 510bhp@6500rpm
Maximum Torque - 570Nm@5750rpm
Acceleration (0-100 kmph) - 4.2 seconds
Top Speed - 305 kmph

Suspension

Front - Independent Double Wishbone
Rear - Independent Double Wishbone

Brakes

Front - Ventilated Carbon Ceramic Discs
Rear - Ventilated Carbon Ceramic Discs

Competitors

Aston Martin Vanquish, Aston Martin DB9, Aston Martin Rapide, Audi R8, Ferrari F12berlinetta

Price

Rs 1.4 - 3.5 Crore

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Positives

1. Awesome stability and handling
2. Powerful engine and extreme performance
3. Extremely sport and supercar looks
4. Lot of personalization available to the customers

Negatives

1. Lack of ultimate safety and security features
2. Very bad fuel economy
3. Due to the exterior aerodynamics, the interior space is compromised
4. One of the most expensive cars in the segment

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Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster is officially released now as a limited edition sports car in selected markets worldwide. Launched earlier in July last year, this fascinating car has always kept everyone eager for its release. Soon after its release this car has become an example to be the most eligible open-top Vantage car mixed with breath taking power of Aston Martin’s naturally aspirated 6.0L V12 engine.

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Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster is officially released now as a limited edition sports car in selected markets worldwide. Launched earlier in July last year, this fascinating car has always kept everyone eager for its release. Soon after its release this car has become an example to be the most eligible open-top Vantage car mixed with breath taking power of Aston Martin’s naturally aspirated 6.0L V12 engine. Together with all the best features from the British auto manufacturer, this car will definitely give an unforgettable sports car experience to anyone who drives it.

Exterior

The Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster has been styled to look as beautiful as it is potential. This car exhibits a number of eye-catching features that underlines its sporty characteristics. Starting from the front, this roadster gets the all new carbon fibre front splitter as well as lower front air intake to maintain the level of dynamic performance required from this V12 coupe. Onto the sides the use of 19 inch Pirelli P Zero Corsa tyres, carbon fibre side mirror caps and a distinct single body catches the attention. Finally the rear is characterized by the boot which incorporates a more noticeable flip in order to reduce rear and improve the vehicle’s stability at high speeds. Other features which make the car’s rear unique are the rear light surrounds, rear diffuser with oil cooler and two exhaust tail pipe tips. Overall the car has a wheelbase of 2600 mm and weighs 1760 kg.

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Interior

The interior of the V12 Vantage Roadster is as fascinating as its exterior. According to the company’s CEO Dr Ulrich Bez, “The V12 Vantage models are, first and foremost, driver’s cars – inviting and fully rewarding the driver’s full involvement.” Having lots of distinguishing features from its other siblings like the V8 Vantage & the V12 line-up, this car stands out among them. Various features inside includes the use of glass switches in lower centre stack, carbon fibre facia, carbon fibre gearshift surround, leather trimmed steering wheel, sports seats with 10 way electric adjustment, dual stage driver and passenger front airbags, automatic temperature control, tyre pressure monitoring, 160W Aston Martin Audio system and MP3 player connectivity.ASTON-MARTIN-V12-VANTAGE

Engine & Performance

The Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster will be powered by a 6.0 Litre V12 engine which is capable of producing a maximum power of 517 PS @ 6500 rpm and a maximum torque of 570 Nm @ 5750 rpm. This engine is mated to six-speed manual gearbox which fully exploits the sports model’s engine capability to deliver the best. The car can sprint from 0-62 mph in 4.5 seconds and can reach a top speed of 190 mph.

Conclusion

Though the car will definitely fascinate anyone, not all can buy it. The company has limited the production of Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster to just 101 numbers, all of which has already been booked. The car will cost £150,000 or about $ 233,000 which is nearly £15,000 ($23,300) more than that of the normal coupe.

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