2012 Aston Martin Vantage Lineup

Posted on 23 February 2012 by Tony Santos

2012 Aston Martin V8 Vantage

Aston Martin will be entering the floor of the 2012 Geneva Motor Show with its 2012 Vantage lineup that will be led by the recently unveiled V12 Zagato along with the redesigned and more powerful V8 Vantage coupes and roadsters.

Without further ado, here is the list of the Aston Martin Vantage lineup with specs:

V12 Zagato:

Body

  • Coupe Only
  • All new Zagato styling
  • 4 unique Zagato exterior paint schemes

Engine

  • All alloy, quad overhead camshaft, 48-valve, 5935cc V12
  • Front mid-mounted engine, rear-wheel drive
  • Fully catalysed stainless steel exhaust system with active bypass valves
  • Compression Ratio 10,9:1
  • Max power 510 hp at 6500rpm
  • Max torque 420 lb-ft at 5750rpm
  • Acceleration 0-62 mph in 4.2 seconds
  • Maximum speed 190 mph

Transmission

  • Rear mid-mounted, six-speed manual transmission
  • Alloy torque tube with carbon-fibre propeller shaft
  • Final-drive ratio 3.71:1
  • Limited slip differential

V12 Vantage:

Body

  • Two-seat, two-door coupe body style
  • Extruded bonded aluminium VH body structure
  • Aluminium, magnesium alloy, composite and steel body
  • Extruded aluminium door side-impact beams
  • Halogen projector headlamps (main beam)
  • High Intensity Discharge headlamps (dipped beam)
  • LED rear lamps
  • Clear rear lamps
  • Carbon-fibre front splitter and rear diffuser

Engine

  • All-alloy, quad overhead camshaft, 48 valve, 5935 cc V12
  • Front mid-mounted engine, rear-wheel drive
  • Fully catalysed stainless steel exhaust system with active bypass valves
  • Compression ratio 10.9:1
  • Maximum power 510 hp at 6500 rpm
  • Maximum torque 420 lb-ft at 5750 rpm
  • Acceleration 0-62 mph in 4.2 seconds
  • Maximum speed 190 mph

Transmission

  • Rear mid-mounted, six-speed manual transmission
  • Alloy torque tube with carbon-fibre propeller shaft
  • Limited-slip differential
  • Final-drive ratio 3.71:1

V8 Vantage S Coupe:

Body

  • Two-seat, two-door coupe body style
  • Extruded bonded aluminium VH body structure
  • Aluminium, magnesium alloy, composite and steel body
  • Extruded aluminium door side-impact beams
  • Halogen projector headlamps (main beam)
  • High Intensity Discharge headlamps (dipped beam)
  • Clear LED rear lamps
  • Carbon-fibre front splitter and rear diffuser

Engine

  • All-alloy, quad overhead camshaft, 32-valve 4735 cc V8
  • Front mid-mounted engine, rear-wheel drive
  • Fully catalyzed stainless steel exhaust system with active bypass valves
  • Compression ratio 11.3:1
  • Maximum Power 430 hp at 7300 rpm
  • Maximum Torque 361 lb-ft at 5000 rpm
  • Maximum Speed 190 mph

Transmission

  • Rear mid-mounted ‘Sportshift II’(1) seven-speed automated manual transmission
  • Alloy torque tube with carbon-fibre propeller shaft
  • Limited-slip differential
  • Final-drive ratio 4.182:1

V8 Vantage S Roadster:

Body

  • Two-seat, two-door soft-cover convertible top body style
  • Extruded bonded aluminium VH body structure
  • Aluminium, magnesium alloy, composite and steel body
  • Extruded aluminium door side-impact beams
  • Halogen projector headlamps (main beam)
  • High Intensity Discharge headlamps (dipped beam)
  • High Intensity Discharge headlamps (dipped beam)
  • Clear LED rear lamps
  • Carbon-fibre front splitter and rear diffuser

Engine

  • All-alloy, quad overhead camshaft, 32-valve 4735 cc V8
  • Front mid-mounted engine, rear-wheel drive
  • Fully catalysed stainless steel exhaust system with active bypass valves
  • Compression ratio 11.3:1
  • Maximum Power 430 hp at 7300 rpm
  • Maximum Torque 361 lb-ft at 5000 rpm
  • Maximum Speed 190 mph

Transmission

  • Rear mid-mounted ‘Sportshift II’ (1) seven-speed automated manual transmission
  • Alloy torque tube with carbon-fibre propeller shaft
  • Limited-slip differential
  • Final-Drive ratio 4.182:1

V8 Vantage Coupe:

Body

  • Two-seat, two-door coupe body style
  • Extruded bonded aluminium VH body structure
  • Aluminium, magnesium alloy, composite and steel body
  • Extruded aluminium door side-impact beams
  • Halogen projector headlamps (main beam)
  • High Intensity Discharge headlamps (dipped beam)
  • LED rear lamps

Engine

  • All-alloy, quad overhead camshaft, 32-valve, 4735 cc V8
  • Front mid-mounted engine, rear-wheel drive
  • Fully catalysed stainless steel exhaust system with active bypass valves
  • Compression ratio 11.3:1
  • Maximum power 420 hp at 7300 rpm
  • Maximum torque 346 lb-ft at 5000 rpm
  • Acceleration 0-62 mph in 4.9 seconds
  • Maximum speed 180 mph

Transmission

  • Rear mid-mounted, six-speed manual transmission
  • Rear mid-mounted, ‘Sportshift II’(5) seven-speed automated manual transmission available as an option
  • Alloy torque tube with carbon fibre propeller shaft
  • Limited slip differential
  • Final drive ratio 3.909:1

V8 Vantage Roadster:

Body

  • Two-seat, two-door soft-cover convertible top body style
  • Extruded bonded aluminium VH body structure
  • Aluminium, magnesium alloy, composite and steel body
  • Extruded aluminium door side-impact beams
  • Halogen projector headlamps (main beam)
  • High Intensity Discharge headlamps (dipped beam)
  • LED rear lamps

Engine

  • All-alloy, quad overhead camshaft, 32-valve, 4735 cc V8
  • Front mid-mounted engine, rear-wheel drive
  • Fully catalysed stainless steel exhaust system with active bypass valves
  • Compression ratio 11.3:1
  • Maximum power 420 hp at 7300 rpm
  • Maximum torque 346 lb-ft at 5000 rpm
  • Acceleration 0-62 mph in 4.9 seconds
  • Maximum speed 180 mph

Transmission

  • Rear mid-mounted, six-speed manual transmission
  • Rear mid-mounted, Sportshift (5) six-speed automated manual transmission available as an option
  • Alloy torque tube with carbon fibre propeller shaft
  • Limited slip differential
  • Final drive ratio 3.909:1

According to Aston Martin the new 2012 Vantage lineup also receives improvements to the drive quality including quicker steering, bigger brakes and wider tires.

V12 Zagato will enter production later this year. While the 2012 Aston Martin V8 Vantage is now available with prices starting at $134,658 USD for the V8 Vantage and $158,423 USD for the V8 Vantage S.

2012 Aston Martin V12 Zagato:

2012 Aston Martin V8 Vantage:

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