Fastest roadster in history Aston Martin

January 19, 2015 at 20:17

The Aston Martin Company unveiled the updated open modification supercar V12 Vantage S. The novelty has become the fastest production roadster in the history of the British brand.
V12 Vantage S Roadster is equipped with six-liter twelve-the same unit as the coupe. The engine develops 573 horsepower and 620 Nm of torque. Transmission – seven-step “robot” Sportshift III. It was replaced by a six-step “mechanics”, is installed on 517-horsepower roadster Vantage.
Novelty can gain first “hundreds” in 4.1 seconds. The maximum speed is 323 kilometers per hour. For comparison, the coupe accelerates from zero to hundred kilometers per hour in 3.9 seconds, and its “maximum speed” is 330 kilometers per hour.

V12 Vantage S Roadster pics

V12 Vantage S Roadster image

Because of the folding roof the weight of the roadster increased to 1745 pounds, which is 80 pounds heavier than the coupe. In this case, due to the novelty of the new box was 20 pounds lighter than a conventional open modification V12 Vantage, introduced in 2012.

V12 Vantage S Roadster pics

V12 Vantage S Roadster picture

Supercar received mechatronic chassis with adjustable shock absorbers Bilstein, which has three operating modes (Normal, Sport and Track), as well as the Servotronic steering with variable effort and two options settings. In addition, the roadster was equipped with sports exhaust system from the One-77 supercar and carbon-ceramic brakes.

New items will be available for the individualization of the program unit Q. In particular, the Roadster can order additional aerodynamic elements made of carbon fiber body kit, black aluminum pedals and handle selector box of anodized aluminum.

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