2017 Aston Martin V12 Vantage S Releade Date
The Aston Martin has in Serbia a big surprise for the V12 Vantage S model year 2017: it returns the manual transmission, offered as an alternative to automatic Sportshift third generation at the same list price. The two variants are equipped with the 6.0-liter V12 from 573 hp, declare the same performance: the stationary 100 km / h is achieved in 3.9 seconds, while top speed is 330 km / h.
CEO of Aston Martin, Andy Palmer, the official statement confirmed that the models with manual transmission will remain for several years in the lists of the English brand, thus following a trend that is emerging after the very strong technological developments in recent years. A curiosity: the only American market, the version with change of V12 Vantage S manual will have a limited edition of 100 copies
Manual and seven-speed automatic double-declutching. The version with the seven-speed manual has the first bottom left, already used solution in order to maintain the ratios of more frequent use inside the classic scheme to “H”. The transmission is completed by Amshift system, activated by the driver, which performs automatic shotgun to facilitate climbing. The same system is also involved in order to change a throttle open with the automatic cut when the ratio rises.
The novelty of MY 2017
Aston Martin has confirmed that all 2017 model year cars will be equipped with the infotainment AMi third generation system, complete with a navigation system and compatibility with the Apple Carplay standard, while the V8 Vantage range will be reduced only to S fittings, enhanced by new customizations. Among these is the brand new Sport-Plus Pack, which offers five special body colors combined with contrasting accents applied to the front grille, side skirts, to the mirror caps and rear diffuser edges. Package also includes the new ten-spoke alloy wheels and interior trim Black or Grey, with special contrast stitching.