BY JON ARVIE

2023 Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster Finally Makes A Debut

Throughout the luxury British brand's history, V12 power has been combined with roofless motoring.

The car you see here, on the other hand, is something new.

For the first time, the enhanced V12 engine is available with this Vantage Roadster.

However, there is significant strength behind it. The 5.2-liter 12-pot engine,

And we're pleased to inform you that switching to convertible hasn't resulted in any losses.

An eight-speed automatic transmission installed at the back of the vehicle still manages its 690 horsepower (515 kW) output.

It still has a 3.5-second sprint to 60 mph and can achieve a peak speed of 200 mph as long as your hair can withstand the wind.

The only information provided by the firm is a custom tune for the Roadster's adaptive dampers.

In addition, the solid-roof variant doesn't have the drop-large top's rear wing. 

The rest seems to be a standard-issue V12 Vantage,

The deck lid and rear fascia are constructed of a lightweight composite material at the back.