Revealing the secrets of the new Aston Martin supercar
We already told you about the puzzle car, which prepares Aston Martin to us.
Finally, manufacturers revealed all the information about the new coupe, released in honor of the 100th anniversary of the British company. The novelty is called V12 Vantage S.
Just yesterday, the British have thrown us a new coupe`s teaser. Here it is.
That time the yellow color scheme, the elements of racing told us that it would be something like N24 V8 Vantage, which was introduced in 2007. Many news agencies have assumed that this year novelty will be named N24 V12 Vantage.
Now when there is nothing to hide, we invite you to look at the coupe in the full-size video.
V12 Vantage S with its top speed at 330 km/h became the fastest car in the brand. It is not surprising, because under the hood 6-liter AM28 aspirated engine of new generation is located (previous - AM11), which produces 573 hp of power and 620 Nm of torque, and is connected to a 7-speed robot transmission Sportshift III.
Unbelievable! Remember, horsepowers of V12 Vantage was "only" 517 units and torque reached 570 Nm. So, speed was, accordingly, 306 km/h.
The new coupe is easier than the previous by 15 kg and weighs total 1665 kg. All this is mainly due to the transmission which is easier than the 6-speed manual mate 25 kg. Tri-mode adaptive suspension compartment can operate in Normal, Track and Sport modes.
The last two make the steering wheel "heavier" due to the installation of Servotronic steering with variable-effort. In the first mode coupe became more comfortable than the V8 Vantage S. Sport mode differs from the old Vantage V12. But Track mode gives the latest Aston Martin a force which haven’t seen any serial car of Britons.
V12 Vantage S, built on a platform Gen4 VH, received Brembo brakes with carbon ceramic disks, 19-inch alloy wheels, a stabilization system and Pirelli P Zero Corsa tires. Vents on the hood significantly improve the aerodynamics of the car.
Inside sports seats were set trimmed in Alcantara with carbon fiber inserts. The color scheme covers almost all colors. Gentle…
Externally, the new coupe can be distinguished in many ways. However, the most obvious is the grille, which was borrowed from Aston Martin SS 100 Speedster. And the novelty has bold face. All protruding parts are hidden inside, so as not to "ruin" the aerodynamics.
Price for basic car will be 200 thousand dollars. Sales start at the end of this year. Novelty will be shown at Goodwood 2013.