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 |  Jun 21 2013, 7:31 AM


Powered by a 6.0-liter, V12 engine with 565 hp and 457 lb-ft of torque, the new Aston Martin V12 Vantage S will accelerate to 60 mph from a standstill in 3.7 seconds.

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 |  Mar 02 2011, 10:51 AM

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Faster? Sure. But better looking? Well, they’ve done it. The team at Aston Martin has beefed-up and beautified an already incredible car, turning the Vantage into the Vantage S.

On display at the Geneva Auto Show for the first time ever, the Vantage S gets a revised front fascia with an even larger front air intake, new side sills, a modified rear bumper and some stunning 19-inch wheels.

A modified suspension package and new ratios for the power steering help improve the driving dynamics, while the engine gets a slight bump in power to 430-hp.

The most significant change, however, is what’s attached to that engine with a new 7-speed gearbox that has shorter gear ratios and 20 percent quicker shifts. No performance data has been released, but the S is most certain to be a quicker car.

GALLERY: Aston Martin Vantage S

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