The All-New V12 Vantage Roadster: Creating The Ultimate Expression Of Speed, Style, And Sound
As a limited production model, the new V12 Vantage Roadster combines the thrilling performance of the most powerful Aston Martin Vantage ever made with the freedom and sensory stimulation of roof-down driving, making it unique and ultra-exclusive.
The V12 Vantage Roadster is strictly limited to 249 customer examples worldwide, all of which have been sold before the release date. It features a dramatic widebody design, a ground-hugging wide track suspension, and a 5.2-liter Twin-Turbo V12 engine, a first for a Vantage Roadster.
Aston Martin's 700PS 12-cylinder engine delivers the unfiltered howl of its sonorous 700PS V12 Vantage Roadster, elevating the open-top driving experience to new heights. In his words, Roberto Fedeli, Aston Martin's Chief Technical Officer, said: "We have worked extremely hard to ensure the V12 Vantage Roadster retains the same power and dynamism as the V12 Vantage, as well as surpassing it in terms of raw sensory excitement only achieved when driving with the roof down."
This breathtaking machine was designed for our most enthusiastic customers with more horsepower and torque than any Vantage Roadster before it, a wide-track chassis with precisely tuned suspension calibration and ten times more downforce than the series production Vantage Roadster".
It is the powerhouse engine that creates this exhilarating driving experience. In terms of power and torque, the quad-cam 60-deg 5.2-liter V12 delivers 700PS at 6500 rpm and 753Nm at 5,500 rpm. The V12 Vantage Roadster's 372PS-per-ton power-to-weight ratio and epic acceleration yield an adrenaline rush that can't be matched by any other car.
The V12 Vantage Roadster accelerates from rest to 60mph in just 3.5 seconds and reaches a top speed of 200mph. As a result of its front-mid-engine configuration and mechanical Limited-Slip Differential at the rear, the car possesses the purity and balance of a front-mid-engine rear-wheel drive car. The transmission control system uses adaptive software to monitor operating conditions and driver pressures to enhance the driver's feeling of response and control. The calibration in the transmission minimizes shift speeds and maximizes driver interaction.
The dramatic form of the V12 Vantage Roadster is influenced by its monstrous performance. The widebody design, for example, is necessary to accommodate the wide track suspension, which is 40 mm wider than Vantage. The new bumper design with a full-width splitter maximizes downforce and aerodynamic balance, while the reshaped front grille with a 25% larger area and the 'horse shoe' engine vent on the bonnet provide increased cooling.
In addition to the new sculpted sills and bumper, which come complete with integrated diffusers, which have been made more effective by routing the twin exhausts through the center. The V12 Vantage Roadster is not equipped with a dramatic rear wing as standard, but it can be specified as an option. Its underbody airflow management ensures aerodynamic balance for those choosing the more understated look.
The final touches are provided by 21in alloy wheels, which come in satin black or satin black diamond turned finishes. It is also possible to order lightweight forged wheels in satin black as well as satin black diamond, as well as satin black diamond, turned, saving you An additional 8kg of unsprung mass. The 275/35 R21 front tire and 315/30 R21 rear tire on all rims are Michelin Pilot 4S high-performance tires.
In addition to adding further exclusivity to the car, V12 Vantage Roadster owners can engage Q by Aston Martin's bespoke personalization service for everything from striking exterior graphics to woven leather. The V12 Vantage Roadster's extensive use of exposed carbon fiber makes it a perfect match for Q by Aston Martin: Commission's tinted lacquers, which change their appearance as they are illuminated to make the hand-laid carbon fiber panels stand out.
In terms of design, the V12 Vantage Roadster combines living sculpture and physiology, like the functions of an elite runner or thoroughbred racehorse. The V12 Vantage Roadster, designed to maximize the benefits of airflow into, throughout, and around the car, was designed to handle the stresses of peak performance and to train its systems to work together to increase efficiency and power.
In contrast, we developed this explicit open-top sports car for our Drivers who are looking for excitement and drama. As designers, we were given the chance to make a contemporary visual statement regarding the platform's purpose. As a result, you have a living, breathing, driving sculpture you can control with your fingertips.