An explosive technical package sees V12 Vantage S display scorching performance figures.
The AM28 V12 engine mated to the Sportshift III 7-speed automated manual transmission and controlled by an advanced Bosch engine management system proves an enthralling cocktail as V12 Vantage S Roadster hits a top speed of 201mph, making it the fastest convertible in our model history.
The same AM28 V12 engine introduced on V12 Vantage S coupe sits at the heart of V12 Vantage S Roadster. Ensuring performance on an epic scale, the brutal combination of our largest engine in our smallest sports car makes for a spectacular, visceral driving experience.
A top speed of 201mph. Power of 565bhp. Peak torque of 620Nm. 0-60mph in just 3.9 seconds a set of truly remarkable figures.
The bespoke seven-speed Sportshift III automated manual transmission was designed to unleash the maximum performance from the V12 engine. Paddleshift controls maximise driver control and engagement as both hands remain on the wheel. Each paddle pull delivers rapid, precise gearchanges of under 70 milliseconds even at high engine speeds, improving performance over a manual shift gearbox. With technology derived from our GT race programme and a slave cylinder taken from the Aston Martin One-77 hypercar V12 Vantage S Roadster is not only engineered for speed, its engineered for control. Transmission close up
Three-stage adaptive damping (encompassing Normal, Sport and Track modes) enables abroad bandwidth of dynamic character. With hundreds of readings per second each damper instantly reacts and adjusts to road conditions, vehicle performance and driver control to deliver required levels of ride firmness and handling sharpness.
V12 Vantage S uses our most advanced carbon ceramic matrix braking system, deliver class-leading brake feel and performance. Cross drilled to reduce weight, noise and judder, the large cross-section brake discs dissipate heat to prolong performance and reduce brake fade.
V12 Vantage S Roadster is a masterpiece of restrained aggression, a car of both subtlety and presence. A lithe, pure exterior form with distinctive styling and the opportunity for exquisite personalisation but with the taut potency of ferocious power.
Most noticeable when you choose not to see it, the roof of V12 Vantage S Roadster is a triumph of engineering and design. Taking just 14 seconds to open, and at speeds up to 30mph, this advanced canopy can instantly transform the visual and aural driving experience. Fitting beneath a compact tonneau cover means the simple exterior form of V12 Vantage S Roadster isnt interrupted in any way, ensuring the exterior beauty of the Vantage body shape is never compromised.