The V12 Vantage is a former European exclusive and will pass over the Atlantic, with a classy Carbon Black metallic paint over it. The major attraction in this car will be a rarity under its hood that is the V12 engine.
Now a day, too many twelve-cylinder powerplants are no more be found in the United States, and among this the V12 Vantage is just the one, which is similar to them. This 6.0-liter V12 that is borrowed from the 007-erific DBS has the capacity to deliver 510 horsepower by combined with the 420 pound-feet of torque. It helps to push this smaller vehicle from 0-62 mph just within 4.2 seconds that further hit a maximum speed of 190 mph. If combined this power with the outstanding body of Aston martin, quick handling, and unique V12 howl, then the vehicle overall creates a wonderful package, which is highly in demand and required by the States.
As said by Dr. Ulrich Bez, the CEO of Aston martin – This is the ultimate performance interpretation of the Vantage range, combining our most agile model with our most powerful engine. He further added that the car represents the definitive Aston Martin driving experience by providing spectacular performance to ensure a dynamically thrilling drive in a highly exclusive package. The car has originally planned only for the European consumption and had to revise the front end of the V12 Vantage just to fulfill the federal crash standards in the United States.
This limited Carbon Black edition in the Americas will feature a gloss-black, 10-spoke alloy wheels, along with a refined bright front grille, as well as standard front parking sensors. Inside this Obsidian Black leather covers, there is a 700-watt sound system that creates a happy and exciting environment. The V12 Vantage has been made in Gaydon, which is in Warwickshire besides the V8 Vantage as well as the larger DBS and the DB9 models. The pricing of V12 Vantage will be released soon in the coming weeks, as this model is set to go on sale stateside in the 4th quarter of the year 2010. Until the Aston Martin makes its bashing entry in the market, one can enjoy looking at the First Drive of the amazing Euro-spec V12 Vantage.