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2013 Aston Martin V12 Vantage S What Car?

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2013 Aston Martin V12 S

The Aston Martin V12 Vantage S is the top-spec version of Aston Vantage sports car.

Martin’s goal with the new version of the V12 Vantage was to broaden its while increasing performance.

Out the old car’s six-speed manual replaced with the latest of Aston’s seven-speed sequential paddle-shift ‘box.

Adaptive are also new, as is the variable-ratio

Meanwhile, power from the V12 is bumped from 510bhp to and the car is 65kg lighter. The result is the Aston to date — from the £1.5 million


What’s the 2013 Aston V12 Vantage S like to drive?

people may miss the purity of the old manual gearbox, and everyone wish the seven-speed paddle-shift was far smoother, but the rest of the package is

The steering provides wonderful while the cornering grip the standard-fit Pirelli Corsa tyres (less aggressive are a no-cost option) is simply

Unsurprisingly, given the focused of the S, the ride is very stiff on sections of road. However, the adaptive dampers help a bit they’re in their softest and body control is fantastic.

Traction in the dry is never an issue, despite the increase in power. The control is perfectly tuned, in the more relaxed track while the standard carbon-ceramic add to your confidence because offer excellent pedal and performance, no matter how hard worked.

As a bonus, the new One-77-derived system helps the engine its wonderful voice, especially the Sport button is depressed.

the 2013 Aston Martin V12 S like inside?

A mixture of lovely, handcrafted combined with dated and electronics.

Sure, DAB is finally on the Vantage, but the navigation system is Its antiquated interface and poor size and resolution clearly its age, despite recent to Garmin-based software.

The interior is littered with a plethora of buttons that feel positioned. It’s obviously a back in time compared the set-up in the company’s Vanquish let alone cars from manufacturers.

The standard seats are and offer good adjustability, but the £2495 carbonfibre lightweight are worth considering because feel far more fitting the performance nature of the V12 Vantage S.

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As with any Aston, you can go crazy various interior trim One suggestion is to stick with the Alcantara steering wheel, it feels fantastic and is very

Should I buy one?

If you’re for a front-engined, British take on a 911 GT3, this Aston may be for

The big asterisk on that statement is in to the gearbox. It’s nowhere as smooth as the best dual-clutch or automatics.

If you’re the type of person who leaves the transmission in drive and on the car to choose the right gear, be sorely disappointed with the V12 S.

It’s a bit better at picking the ratio with the Sport depressed, but the gearbox really works effectively when in manual mode and the driver off the throttle during upshifts.

doubtful this gearbox will actually broaden the of the V12 Vantage S.

Still, if you can get past the the V12 Vantage S still has huge It’s seriously fast and an aural experience few cars can

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