Aston Martin has streamlined its Vantage sports car range as it prepares for next year’s arrival of a redesigned model.
It means that for buyers after the current V-8-equipped model, there’s now just the Vantage GTS (a V8 Vantage S in other markets). It’s priced from $137,820 for the coupe and $152,320 for the convertible.
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Both come with a 4.7-liter V-8 delivering 430 horsepower and 361 pound-feet of torque and can be equipped with either a 6-speed manual or 7-speed automated manual.
Those seeking V-12 performance will have to pony up at least $191,620. This is price of entry for the V12 Vantage S fitted with a 7-speed automated manual.
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A special V12 Vantage S fitted with a proper three-pedal manual and seven forward gears in a “dogleg” arrangement is available and priced from $202,820. Unfortunately, only 100 of these are allocated for the United States.
The V12 Vantage S range is powered by Aston Martin’s familiar 5.9-liter V-12 good for 565 horsepower and 457 pound-feet of torque.