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Small roadster with a big heart

By PetrolHead on 13 Jul 2012

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Aston Martin has revealed a new drool worthy and limited drop top version of its Aston Martin V12 Vantage sports car. Like the name suggests, it is powered by a naturally aspirated 6.0-litre V12 engine within the petite Vantage frame.

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The V12 powertrain generates 509bhp and 570Nm of torque and is mated to a six-speed manual gearbox, good enough to sprint to a 100km/h in 4.5s before maxing out at 305km/h.

The car looks fairly similar to its coupe sibling besides a redesigned boot lid that reduces rear lift and improves stability at high speeds and the front air intakes are lower among other minor changes. Carbon fibre is dominant in many parts of the car including the rear lamp infills to provide a truly exclusive Aston Martin look. Inside the cabin, refined additions like glass switches supplements the luxurious ambience with an optional carbon fibre facia and gearshift surround also available.

Aston Martin Chief Executive Officer Dr Ulrich Bez said: "The V12 Vantage models are, first and foremost, driver's cars inviting and fully rewarding the driver's full involvement. The addition to our range of this exceptional new Roadster allows the driver and passenger to experience full 'sensory overload' thanks to its outstanding performance."
The new Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster is priced at 150,000 (S$293,715) RRP in the

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