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Aston Martin V12 Vantage '10

With a powerful V-12 engine and elegant-yet-sophisticated exterior styling, the Aston Martin V12 Vantage is the preeminent production model available from the British exotic car manufacturer, the flagship of the 2-seat Vantage series. Introduced at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show, this two-seat rear-wheel drive model is essentially identical to the V-8-powered V8 Vantage model with the added power and performance that only a car with a V-12 engine stuffed beneath its stylish hood can offer. This powerplant, which is a tuned version of the DB9/DBS V12, is located aft of the front axle making its layout a front-midship design. Measuring 172 inches long, 73 inches wide, 48 inches tall and with a wheel base of 102 inches, the V12 Vantage is almost the same size as the V8 Vantage, but with a 0 inches lower ride height. Otherwise, there is little that visually separates the V12 from the V8, save for slightly larger aerodynamic parts and air outlets on the hood. Much work has been done to reduce the vehicle's weight. The extra 100 kg from the larger engine has been supplemented by lighter brakes, aluminum wheels and an assortment of carbon and aluminum parts throughout the car, paring down the increase in mass to a mere extra 50 kg, allowing the V12 Vantage to tip the scales at 1680 kg. The Aston Martin V12 Vantage achieves a top speed of 190 mph and accelerates from zero to 62 mph in 4.2 seconds, all made possible by a monster engine producing 510 HP at 6500 rpm and 420.2 ft-lb at ...

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