Aston Martin surprised us all by announcing the new 2012 Aston Martin Virage--and Virage Volante drop-top--but the car is here, revealed in full at today at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show.

Sitting between the DBS and DB9, the Virage comes powered by Aston Martin's familiar 6.0-liter V-12 engine, rated at 490 horsepower in this application, and offers what the automaker calls its "highest levels of refinement and dynamic control yet".

These live photos of the car show that Aston Martin’s classic design is hardly showing its age, with the design affording the Virage a unique look that’s dynamic and fast, even at rest. For our complete coverage of the 2011 Geneva Motor Show, meanwhile, click here.


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