Pure Performance

Our Fastest

An explosive technical package sees V12 Vantage S display scorching performance figures.

The AM28 V12 engine mated to the Sportshift III 7-speed automated manual transmission and controlled by an advanced Bosch engine management system proves an enthralling cocktail as V12 Vantage S Roadster hits a top speed of 201mph, making it the fastest convertible in our model history.


AM28 - Pure Power

The same AM28 V12 engine introduced on V12 Vantage S coupe sits at the heart of V12 Vantage S Roadster. Ensuring performance on an epic scale, the brutal combination of our largest engine in our smallest sports car makes for a spectacular, visceral driving experience.

A top speed of 201mph. Power of 565bhp. Peak torque of 620Nm. 0-60mph in just 3.9 seconds – a set of truly remarkable figures.

  • 620Torque
  • 573Power
  • 3.9Seconds
    0 to 60 MPH

Clear Progression

The original V12 Vantage Roadster brought a new level of exhilaration to the Aston Martin range, V12 Vantage S Roadster goes even further.

Increases of 55 bhp and 20 Nm over our previous model are enhanced by torque increases across the rev range. The result is explosive acceleration, incredible potency and boundless intensity.


Full Specification




• Two-seat, two-door soft-cover convertible top bodystyle
• Extruded bonded aluminium VH body structure
• Aluminium, magnesium alloy, composite and steel body
• Extruded aluminium door side-impact beams
• Halogen projector headlamps (main beam)
• High Intensity Discharge headlamps (dipped beam)
• LED rear lamps
• Clear rear lamps
• Carbon fibre front splitter and rear diffuser
• Black headlamp bezels

Fuel & Mileage Performance

Fuel consumption litres/100 km (mpg):

• Urban 25.5 (12.6)
• Extra-urban 10.2 (27.7)
• Combined 14.7 (19.2)

Gas mileage:

• City 12 mpg
• Highway 18 mpg
• Combined 14 mpg

CO2 emissions:

• 343 g/km


• Front: Ventilated Carbon Ceramic Matrix discs, 398 mm diameter with six-piston monobloc calipers
• Rear: Ventilated Carbon Ceramic Matrix discs, 360 mm diameter with four-piston monobloc calipers
• Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) with Track mode
• Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Track mode
• Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD)
• Emergency Brake Assist (EBA)
• Traction Control (TC)
• Hydraulic Brake Assist (HBA)
• Positive Torque Control (PTC)
• Hill Start Assist (HSA)

Wheels & Tyres

• 19” 10-spoke forged alloy Graphite painted wheels with diamond-turned finish
• Front: 9 x 19” Pirelli P Zero Corsa 255/35 ZR19
• Rear: 11 x 19” Pirelli P Zero Corsa 295/30 ZR19


• Rack and pinion, speed-sensitive Servotronic power-assisted steering, 2.5 turns lock-to-lock
• Column tilt and reach adjustment
• Steering rack with 15:1 ratio

Standard Specification

• Full-grain leather interior
• Piano Black fascia trim, centre stack and door grabs
• Leather-trimmed sports steering wheel with Black airbag ring
• Electrically adjustable sports seats with side airbags
• Memory seats and exterior mirrors (three positions)
• Dual-stage driver/passenger front airbags
• Carbon-fibre front grille
• Titanium front grille and side strake meshes
• Powerfold exterior heated mirrors
• Heated rear screen
• Automatic temperature control
• Organic Electroluminescent (OEL) displays
• Trip computer
• Cruise control
• Bluetooth® telephone preparation
• Satellite navigation
• Auto-dimming interior rear-view mirror
• Garage door opener (USA and Canada only)
• Rear parking sensors
• Reverse parking assist camera (USA and Canada only)
• Tyre pressure monitoring
• Alarm (with volumetric and tilt sensor) and immobiliser
• Remote control central door locking and boot release
• Glass ECU
• Glass switches
• Aston Martin Tracking by Cobra (UK only)
• LED map reading lights

Interior Detailing Options

• Carbon fibre fascia trim
• Carbon Interior Pack comprising fascia trim and door grabs
• Carbon fibre paddleshifts
• Aston Martin Wings headrest embroidery 6
• Black pedal pads and footrest
• Black anodised speaker grilles (only available with Bang & Olufsen audio system)
• Personalised sill plaques


• All-alloy, quad overhead camshaft, 48-valve, 5935 cc V12
• Front mid-mounted engine, rear-wheel drive
• Fully catalysed, stainless steel exhaust system with active bypass valves
• Compression ratio 11.1:1
• Max power 421 kW (573 PS/565 bhp) at 6750 rpm
• Max torque 620 Nm (457 lb ft) at 5750 rpm
• Acceleration 0-60mph in 3.9 seconds
• Maximum speed 323 km/h (201 mph)


• Rear mid-mounted, seven-speed ‘Sportshift III’ automated manual transmission
• Alloy torque tube with carbon fibre propeller shaft
• Limited-slip differential
• Final-drive ratio 3.727:1


• Length 4385 mm (172.6”)
• Width 1865 mm (73.4”) excluding mirrors
• Width 2022 mm (79.6”) including mirrors
• Height Roadster 1260 mm (49.2”)
• Wheelbase 2600 mm (102.4”)
• Front track 1570 mm (61.8”)
• Rear track 1575 mm (62.0”)
• Turning circle 11.8 m (38.7 ft) (kerb to kerb)
• Boot capacity 144 litres (5.0 cu ft)
• Fuel capacity 80 litres (17.6 UK gal/21.1 US gal)
• Kerb weight 1745 kg (3847 lb)


• Front: Independent double wishbones incorporating anti-dive geometry, coil springs, anti-roll bar and monotube adaptive dampers
• Rear: Independent double wishbones with anti-squat and anti-lift geometry, dual-rate coil springs and monotube adaptive dampers

In-Car Entertainment

• 160 W Aston Martin audio system with six-CD autochanger
• Integrated Apple iPod® connector
• USB connector with Waveform Audio Format (WAF), Windows Media Player (WMA) and MPEG (MP3) audio file compatibility

Exterior Detailing Options

• 10-spoke forged alloy wheels – Liquid Silver painted– Gloss Black painted with a diamond-turned finish
• Alternative Brake Caliper finish: Grey, Red or Yellow
• Pirelli P Zero Tyres
• Black or Silver Graphics Pack – individual body panels or combinations of: rear tailgate panel and lamp infills and front grille ‘lipstick’
• Exterior Carbon Pack comprising mirror caps, side strakes and rear lamp infills
• Carbon-fibre side strakes
• Painted carbon fibre front grille
• Black front grille and side strake meshes
• Black side window trim surround
• Black textured tailpipe finishers
• Silver headlamp bezels
• ‘V12’ front wing badging
• Delete model badging
• Delete protective tape

Convenience Options

• Front parking sensors
• Reverse parking assist camera (standard in USA and Canada)
• Heated seats
• Lightweight seats with six-way electrical adjustment
• Passenger seat with ISOFIX (fixed height)
• Garage door opener
• Second glass ECU
• Aston Martin Tracking by Cobra
• First aid kit
• Ashtray and cigar lighter
• Boot-mounted umbrella
• Leather ECU pouch
• 700 W Aston Martin Premium Audio System with Dolby® Pro Logic II®
• 1000 W Bang & Olufsen BeoSound audio system with ICEpower® technology
• Satellite radio (USA and Canada only)



1 Not available in all markets
2 Complies with UK Thatcham Category 5 requirements. Excludes subscription. Standard in UK
3 Cobra is a registered trademark of Cobra Automotive Technologies SpA
4 iPod® is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the US and other countries
5 Does not include side airbags
6 Not available with lightweight seats
7 ‘Sportshift’ trademark is used under licence from Prodrive (Holdings) Ltd



The bespoke seven-speed Sportshift III automated manual transmission was designed to unleash the maximum performance from the V12 engine. Paddleshift controls maximise driver control and engagement as both hands remain on the wheel. Each paddle pull delivers rapid, precise gearchanges of under 70 milliseconds even at high engine speeds, improving performance over a manual shift gearbox. With technology derived from our GT race programme and a slave cylinder taken from the Aston Martin One-77 hypercar V12 Vantage S Roadster is not only engineered for speed, it’s engineered for control.

Sportshift III

At the touch of a button

With one touch of the Sport button the character of V12 Vantage S changes to one of heightened response. A more aggressive throttle response, even quicker gearshifts and an even louder exhaust note. Breathless yet intuitive, Sport mode transforms the V12 Vantage S experience to one that commands your full attention.

Rapid Responses,
Unrivalled Agility

Three-stage adaptive damping (encompassing Normal, Sport and Track modes) enables abroad bandwidth of dynamic character. With hundreds of readings per second each damper instantly reacts and adjusts to road conditions, vehicle performance and driver control to deliver required levels of ride firmness and handling sharpness.

Combined with advanced traction and stability controls, recalibrated for the increased power of the AM28 engine, we’ve delivered outstanding levels of agility, response and intensity.

Precision Stopping

V12 Vantage S uses our most advanced carbon ceramic matrix braking system, deliver class-leading brake feel and performance. Cross drilled to reduce weight, noise and judder, the large cross-section brake discs dissipate heat to prolong performance and reduce brake fade.

Further enhancement comes with an anti-lock braking system that offers a unique track-mode, specifically designed to give the driver a higher level of brake control before digital intervention.

Honed in competition

The Vantage is not only synonymous with our iconic range of sports cars, it’s also synonymous with success on the toughest circuits in the world. Race proven technology sits at the heart of the Vantage road going range with only minimal specification changes adapting a production car for use in our GT racing programme.

With race winning performances for both V12 and V8 variations of the Vantage range, including the 2014 24hrs of Le Mans, we utilise the same knowledge built up on the track to develop Vantage for the road.