Finally, Aston Martin has officially unveiled the V12 Vantage Roadster, and “it’s still got the same 6.0 V12 that squeezes out 510 bhp and 570 Nm of torque at an ear-pleasing 5,750 rpm – quite possibly the last supercar to utilize three pedals and a stick to change gear.” Continue reading for a video, more pictures, and additional information.
If you do get your gearshifts right, you’ll see 62mph come up on the speedo from a standstill in 4.5 seconds. And with five more gearchanges, plus a right foot firmly pressed into the carpet, you’ll eventually hit 190mph. The styling hasn’t changed – but there’s new carbon fibre. Lots of carbon fibre. Carbon fibre side strakes, a carbon fibre front splitter, carbon fibre rear diffuser, carbon fibre mirror caps and carbon fibre rear lamp infills. Not enough carbon for you? Then spec the interior package that adds a carbon fibre facia and carbon fibre gearshift surround.