Meet the brand new Aston Martin V12 Vantage S Roadster; one of the most driver-focused cars around and is everything you expect from the perfect sports car.
Thanks to its AM28 V12 engine, it is the most advanced sports car engine ever made by Aston Martin – making it one of the fastest droptops ever.
The figures speak for themselves; 565 bhp of power, 620 Nm of peak torque and a top speed of 201mph. The car propels to 60mph in just 3.9 seconds. What it basically means is that the 2015 model the fastest-accelerating Aston Roadster ever built.
The hefty 565bhp and 457lb ft of torque produced by the AM28 6.0L V12 engine is transferred to the rear wheels through the same Sportshift III seven-speed automated manual gearbox as the Coupe replacing the six-speed manual from the last V12 Vantage Roadster.
The Sportshift III was developed in partnership with transmission specialist Graziano.
Like the Coupe, the V12 Vantage S Roadster makes use of three-stage adaptive damping and DSC stability control, as well as two-stage ABS anti-lock. The three settings – Normal, Sport and Track – offer the right driving characteristics for any situation claims Aston Martin. The Roadster also features a lightweight exhaust system derived from the One-77 hypercar’s.