Aston Martin V12 Vantage (2010)

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Aston Martin V12 Vantage

Martin V12 Vantage, the most production sports car in the marque’s history, made its debut at the Geneva Motor Show. on the hugely successful Aston V8 Vantage . the V12 Vantage will a 6.0-litre V12 engine producing 510 bhp kW / 517 PS), and 570 Nm (420 lb ft) of torque a top speed of 190 mph (305 km/h) and mph (0-100 kp/h) time of 4.2

The latest incarnation of the Vantage has been designed to provide a character, appealing to different tastes and complementing the other in the current Aston Martin

The original Aston Martin V12 concept was unveiled to guests at the of the Aston Martin Design in December 2007. Continuing the impressive record of bringing through to production, Aston engineers have brought the Martin V12 Vantage to market in an 12 months.

Aston Martin Executive Officer, Dr Ulrich Bez This is the ultimate performance of the Vantage range, combining our agile model with our powerful engine. It represents the driving package; providing performance to ensure a dynamically and everyday useable driving

2010 Aston Martin V12

The Aston Martin V12 Vantage has a character, one unlike our other This will appeal to people with different allowing more people to the Aston Martin experience.

also illustrates one of Aston key strengths — the ability to act and turn concepts and ideas reality.

Designed for the focused every component of the Aston V12 Vantage has been honed pure driving enjoyment in Benefitting from race-developed and components, and featuring lightweight fibre; performance and agility been tuned to perfection.

Visually enticing, the Aston V12 Vantage expresses its performance through its purposeful stance by enhanced aerodynamic and cooling optically widening the car, retaining traditional understated Martin design. Equally the cosseting interior permits the to extract maximum performance from the car while also customary levels of Aston comfort on longer journeys. levels of power and torque are at all engine speeds making the Martin V12 Vantage responsive and in any driving situation.

The V12 Vantage be built at Aston Martin’s headquarters in Gaydon, Warwickshire the DBS . DB9 and V8 Vantage model lines are built in the state-of-the-art production combining hi-tech manufacturing with traditional hand-craftsmanship. will be limited up to 1,000 over the life span of the making the Aston Martin V12 a truly exclusive driver’s

Aston Martin V12 Vantage:

Agility and outright performance the basis of design for the Aston V12 Vantage to produce the most incarnation of the Vantage model to date. Aston Martin’s powerful engine is fused its most agile model to a truly exhilarating sports

The V12 power plant has been packaged into the Vantage’s form preserving its perfect While the external dimensions of the V8 remain unchanged, the internal structure has been extensively forward of the suspension towers to the larger engine, brake system, and twin air intake

The engine was designed at Aston headquarters in Gaydon, Warwickshire, and is at the company’s dedicated engine in Cologne, Germany. To achieve the output, the engine features a of enhancements over the standard V12 found in the DB9. These a ‘by-pass’ engine air intake that opens up at 5500 a revised induction system and air inlet ports that improve airflow into the chamber to improve performance.

The naturally aspirated 6.0-litre V12 engine produces 510 bhp (380 kW / 517 PS) at rpm and 570 Nm (420 lb ft) of torque giving the access to high levels of and torque at all engine speeds. to the Aston Martin V12 Vantage is a button which allows the to choose between two powertrain

The default ‘normal’ provides a progressive, throttle response, to more everyday situations, as driving in urban areas, traffic, or in challenging weather Selecting ‘Sport’ mode a sharper throttle response with a sportier exhaust This mode is designed for use in dynamic driving situations sharper responses are required, the maximum performance from the

The Aston Martin V12 Vantage from Aston Martin’s leading all-alloy VH (Vertical architecture: a lightweight bonded that provides outstanding rigidity and weight benefits.

the V12 engine weighs 100 kg more the standard car’s engine, use of lightweight materials and components carbon ceramic brakes, forged aluminium wheels, inner rear quarter and optional lightweight seats resulted in the overall kerb being only 50 kg heavier its V8 sibling. The ensuing weight provides for balance that is perfect (51:49).

Exclusively with a six-speed manual the gearbox uses a transaxle to aid weight distribution. The Aston V12 Vantage’s final drive has also been modified 3.909:1 to 3.71:1. This the Vantage to take full of the high torque levels by the engine to provide both at lower engine speeds as as a high top speed of 190 mph.

For a car such racing pedigree, the Martin V12 Vantage surprises its day to day usability. Featuring a luggage of 300 litres and a traditional tailgate, with ample stowage to the rear of the seats, touring and away are made easy. changes are light and precise minimum effort from the and a longer final drive extracts the most from the and torque available to improve

The communicative chassis provides on long journeys and thrilling with energetic driving.

Martin V12 Vantage: Control

Martin is the only sports car to offer a race car for every GT The DBR9 has enjoyed year-on-year all over the world in the GT1 category class wins at Le Mans two years running. Customer are consistently achieving podium with the DBRS9 in GT3 while was a test and development year for the Vantage GT2.

The Vantage N24 GT4 class wins all over since its launch in 2006. to both road and race is the VH architecture platform upon the Aston Martin V12 Vantage is Consisting of extruded, pressed and aluminium alloy, bonded with aerospace-grade adhesive, the of the car works collaboratively with the and suspension to create an exceptionally driving experience.

Near-perfect distribution is achieved with a gearbox which sees 85% of the weight lying between the and rear axles. Aston engineers have positioned the as far back and as low as possible in the car to contribute to the weight distribution. Containing the within the Aston Martin V12 wheelbase results in a low polar of inertia, creating a car which has a agility.

Superb handling are at the heart of the Aston Martin V12 the rear suspension has been with a more compact spring design, in order to a wider wheel and tyre improving grip and traction. The height of the Aston Martin V12 has also been lowered by 15 mm, the spring rates have stiffened by 45% and the anti-roll bars are 15% and 75% (rear) stiffer than the car. These measures to lower the car’s centre of and reduce the amount of roll during cornering, further the Aston Martin V12 Vantage’s capabilities.

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Aston Martin V12 Vantage’s 19 alloy wheels are manufactured a forging process, saving a of 5 kg, which reduces the overall of the car, as well as enhancing ride and handling characteristics.

The new 10 wheels are clad with Pirelli P Zero Corsa which have been designed for the Aston Martin V12 enabling it to generate the highest forces of any Aston Martin; up to a of 1.3g is possible.

The Aston V12 Vantage comes as standard Carbon Ceramic Matrix brakes, providing immense power. Benefitting from fibre’s inherent properties, CCM are not only tougher than cast iron discs but dissipate heat more resulting in less fade sustained dynamic driving.

Air positioned within the lower grille feed air directly the discs to aid cooling and optimise performance.

The Aston Martin V12 CCM discs are 398 mm in diameter at the front and 360 mm at the while the brake callipers six pistons at the front, four at the and have a larger brake pad compared to the V8 Vantage. The CCM brakes are 12.5 kg lighter than brakes reducing not only the weight of the car but also the unsprung specifically. This benefits and handling and lower rotational helps improve acceleration.

In line with the character of the Martin V12 Vantage, a revised Stability Control (DSC) permits the driver, through modes of operation, to manage how the intervenes during more driving situations.

In default the DSC is automatically switched on. Depressing the DSC for two seconds selects ‘track which raises the manner and at which the system intervenes the driver to explore the limits of the considerable handling capabilities. the button for four seconds switch off DSC completely.

Aston V12 Vantage: Design

Based on the V8 Vantage originally launched in the Aston Martin V12 Vantage hints at its sporting intent its controlled aggression and lower, stance. It is manufactured at Aston global headquarters in Gaydon, where all Aston Martins from class leading of craftsmanship fused with technology.

Avoiding purely changes, each modified on the Aston Martin V12 Vantage has altered to enhance the vehicle’s Knowledge gained from the N24 car programme has led to body revisions to improve downforce while not the drag coefficient of the car. form follows its functional while also contributing to design — a revised splitter channels cooling air to the and to the radiator while also increased down force. louvres remove heat the engine bay and help increase down force by limiting the up air pressure under the bonnet. New sills derived from the N24 car channel air towards the rear of the car than under it, reducing lift.

A more pronounced ‘flip’ and the new rear carbon diffuser work in harmony a redesigned rear under to channel air through the new high-capacity oil and maintain an area of low pressure the rear of the car producing increased force and aiding grip.

Complementing the taught exterior, the Martin V12 Vantage’s interior at the car’s dynamic capabilities. The carbon fibre and Kevlar® seats cosset the driver support during spirited while remaining comfortable on journeys. Saving 17 kg per car, the which are manufactured by a supplier to the and aviation industries are hand-trimmed by at the Gaydon production facility.

The of the Aston Martin V12 Vantage the ideal environment for the focused to extract the very best every element of the car. The use of high quality materials exceptional attention to detail throughout the cabin results in an level of finish. The instrument has been revised with clearer dials to allow the to completely focus on the information relayed from the car. The pulls are made from carbon fibre where the carbon weave has been aligned — a sign of craftsmanship. Additional light materials in the form of Alcantara are to save valuable weight the cabin.

The unique ambience of the Martin V12 Vantage interior marries the functional requirements of a sports car with the comfort of an practical car.

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