Aston Martin Vantage: Starting with the V8 Vantage, the Vantage range consists of the two distinct models utilizing two advanced engines - theV8 Vantage S and V12 Vantage S, both available in both coupe and roadster formats. There are also two special edition models - the race-car inspired GT12 and V8 Vantage N430.
Like other Astons, the Vantage models ride on an advanced aluminum structure. The front mid-mounted 4.7-liter V8 engine produces 430 horsepower in the Vantage S. The powerplant is mated to a six-speed manual gearbox or optional seven-speed paddle-operated automated manual transmission, and the Vantage is rear-wheel drive.. The V12 Vantage S has a 5.9-liter V12 that makes 563 horsepower. The V12 is linked with the seven-speed automatic, and the rear-wheel drive sports car can reach a claimed top speed of 205 mph.A key feature is is a custom exhaust muffler and bypass valve map offered that is combined to create a distinctive and highly vocal exhaust sound.Other key features include a choice of seat types - Sport and Lightweight - and a choice of Luxmill leather or Alcantara. Other available features include heated front seats, premium audio, carbon-fiber interior trim, personalized sill plates, leather steering wheel, two-tone interior, umbrella, carbon pack and suede steering wheel.