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On the outside, it inherits a number of styling changes from the Vantage S and N400 limited edition. Visually setting apart the new model includes revised bumpers featuring an aerodynamic splitter and integrated diffuser.
The 2012 Aston Martin V8 Vantage also gets a unique exhaust system and more luxury in the cabin. Navigation, Bluetooth and cruise control also join the Vantage S’ standard features list for 2012.
The 2012 Aston Martin V12 Vantage will remain unchanged and will continue on with its 6.0 liter V12 engine making 510-hp and 420 lb-ft (426PS/313kW) of torque. The V12 Vantage runs from 0 to 62 mph in 4.2 seconds with a top speed of 190 mph.
The standard six-speed manual transmission remains, but the optional six-speed Sportshift automated manual transmission has replaced with the seven-speed Sportshift II.
The 2012 Aston Martin V8 Vantage is available to order now with prices starting at 84,995 ($134,658 USD) in the UK and from €108,500 in Germany for the V8 Vantage and 99,995 ($158,423 USD) for the V8 Vantage S. Please follow our ongoing coverage of the event via Auto Shows.