Pricing for the Aston Martin V12 Vantage has just been announced for the U.S. market and it’s a serious jump over the standard V8-powered model. With a V8 Vantage priced from roughly $120,000, the V12 model commands a serious premium at $179,995. Those looking for an even more exclusive ride can opt for the Carbon Black Edition V12 Vantage at $194,995.
The V12 Vantage sports the same 510 hp, 6.0-liter V12 engine in the upscale DBS, which is capable of propelling the Vantage from zero to 60 mph in only 4.1 seconds, up to a top speed of 190 mph. Interesting part about the V12 Vantage is that it’s only available in a 6-speed manual transmission. Despite the bigger engine though, the V12 Vantage only weighs 110 lbs more than the V8 version, thanks to some lightweight parts and weight shedding techniques.
If the standard V12 Vantage is just too plebeian for your tastes, you can option up for the Carbon Black Edition, an exclusive trim for the States, which includes black metallic paint, carbon fiber accents, a reworked grille, 10-spoke black wheels on the exterior, while inside the car gets obsidian black leather with contrasting silver stitching, piano black trim, unique sill plates, and a standard upscale 700W audio system.
No matter which beauty you opt for, you can count on being the envy of many.