The Aston Martin V12 Vantage S is a car that removes the smooth, silky Aston Martin veneer and shows it true self - an angry, shouty driving machine.
Take your smallest car and stuff a massive engine in it, stir and add "dry bias" tyres. Bring to the boil, fold arms and look pleased with yourself, knowing you've made a stonkingly brilliant car.
The Aston Martin V12 Vantage sees the British sports car manufacturer put its largest engine in its smallest car.
Aston Martin's largest engine in its smallest car. Enough said.
After running two V12 Zagato models at the 24-hour Nurburgring endurance race, Aston Martin confirmed it will offer a limited-production run of 150 of the cars.
Aston Martin announced a limited production run of 150 V12 Zagatos after the car took on the 24 hour Nurburgring endurance race.
When Aston Martin collaborated with Italian design house Zagato to create a car by the same name, we, like many people, assumed the public wouldn't be able to get anywhere near it. We assumed wrong.
Aston Martin has been haemorrhaging new cars in 2011 -- in a good way. The latest to spill on to the tarmac is the V12 Zagato. Somebody pass a mop.
Web video of the new Aston Martin V12 Vantage racing a Porsche GT2.
The big engine in the little car. That's always fun.