Spy shots have always been appealing especially in case of upcoming cars. The same is the case with Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster. A series of spy shots have been successful in giving us the first look at the production specifications of the car even before its official launch. In fact, as per initial reports, several enhancements for the convertible are on the cards. This move has been made to ensure that the car performs as well as it fixed roof cousin.
The automaker has made a move forward towards inclusion of a new boot lid spoiler, a front air gurney with a makeover and a revised suspension. Under the hood, the car features the same engine specs as used in the coupe, i.e. a 5.9L V12 engine. The powerhouse is capable of delivering maximum power of 510 horsepower and a peak torque of 470 lb-ft.The engine has beenmated to a 6-speed manual transmission gearbox.
Apart from changes in the exterior, the automaker has induced few creative changes too. These changes include numerous black exterior trim elements along with unique wheels and carbon fiber-adorned side strakes, mirror caps and tail lampinfills. As far as changes in interior of the car are concerned, options like carbon fiber on the center stack and shifter surround have been provided. Apart from these, the car would include new glass switches by default.
The car’s production is being speculated to begin later this year. For now the word is that only 101 examples of the car will be built.