Aston Martin has presented a new sports car is 2013 Aston Marting V12 Vantage Roadster. The new Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster is available for order now in select markets around the world with UK pricing set at Â£150,000 or 10 percent more than the equivalent coupe model.
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The Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster model features a â€œSportâ€ mode button that offers a sharper throttle response and a throatier sound from the engine. Aston Martin’s engineers have made some changes to the roadster model’s chassis for the V12 powertrain, including a modified rear damper set-up, front and rear damper valve tuning and a new rear spring design. The Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster rides on new 19-inch alloy wheels wrapped in Pirelli P Zero Corsa rubber.
The Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster’s exterior has been upgraded with a redesigned rear boot lid and lower front air intake, while you will also find plenty of carbon fiber trim on the side strakes, hood vents, front splitter, rear diffuser, mirrors and rear lamp infill. Interior, the Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster model’s distinguishing features include the use of glass switches in the lower centre stack.
Engine specs the Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster is powered by 5.9-litre V12 engine that generates 510hp (517PS) at 6,500 rpm and 570 Nm (420 lb-ft) of maximum torque at 5,750 rpm. Coupled to a six-speed manual gearbox that directs power to the rear wheels, the Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster hits 100km/h (62mph) in 4.5 seconds, which makes it 0.3 seconds slower than the coupe. It’s top speed, however, is the same at 305km/h (190mph).
Source: Aston Martin