Aston Martin V12 Vantage Models and V12 Vantage History
Introduced for the 2011 model year, the Aston Martin V12 Vantage greatly elevated the power level of the Vantage line. Receiving the engine from the DBS, the 2011 Aston Martin V12 Vantage’s 5.9-liter V-12 engine presented 510 horsepower of momentum. 0 to 60-mile per hour acceleration of the V12 Vantage is estimated to occur in 4.1 seconds. A six-speed manual transmission is paired with the engine of the V12-powered Aston Martin. Top speed for this model is rated at 190 miles per hour. Compared to the V8 Vantage, the 2011 Aston Martin V12 Vantage is slightly lower and features a wider wheel track for improved road-holding abilities. Its two-seat cabin features full-grain leather electronically adjustable seats. In 2012, the Aston Martin V12 Vantage Carbon Black model delivered special touches for the vehicle’s interior and exterior. Carbon fiber side strakes, 18-spoke forged alloy wheels and an Obsidian Black leather cockpit is included on the Carbon Black model. As of 2013, a back-up camera exists as standard equipment on the Aston Martin V12 Vantage.