V12 vantage

£150,000 Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster goes on sale

An open-air version of Aston’s most powerful Vantage will be available as a ‘limited edition’ in selected markets worldwide. The V12 Vantage Roadster is powered by Aston Martin’s 510bhp naturally aspirated 6.0-litre V12 engine mated to a six-speed manual gearbox.

Aston Martin sharpens its Vantage for 2012

With the production launch of the V12 Zagato under way, Aston has turned its hand to the rest of the Vantage range, revamping its looks, Sportshift transmission and chassis.

One Ethos – Aston V12 Vantage meets Gulf LMP1 Race Car

Aston Martin has released an awesome short-film bringing together two of it’s most iconic cars together on the same piece of road. Yes, I did mean to say ‘road’ rather than ‘race track’- for it’s on this private leafy stretch of tarmac that both cars seduce us with their looks and unbridled sense of power.

VLN 24 hours of Nurburgring – Follow us live on Twitter

This weekend Dickie Meaden races Aston’s V12 Vantage at the Nurburgring 24 hours and you can follow his exploits live on Twitter. You can also take a look at our video of his qualifying lap from a recent round of the VLN, which will shows you what to expect.

DR TV: Aston Martin V12 Vantage First Drive

Richard Meaden drives the new Aston Martin V12 Vantage on the roads near Aston’s HQ in Gaydon. Well I guess he needs all the practice he can get given he’s racing one at the Nurburgring this weekend.. (Ed – lucky s*d!)