14 December 2013
Review

Any great drive requires three elements: a great road, great road conditions and a great car. And one of the greatest in 2013 was in the Aston Martin V12 Vantage S.

Anyone who says there are no such things as decent driving roads in America has not been to a mountain pass a couple of hundred miles inland from Los Angeles. On these perfect surfaces, under cloudless skies and amid zero traffic, the V12 Vantage S showed us everything that we’d ever wanted an Aston to be.

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bomb 17 December 2013

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I like the sound, and you can dial it down if it's the sabbath, but hearing a bit more V12 induction howl rather than tailpipe rasp might be nice. I'd prefer the choice of a proper manual like the original but AM probably can't afford to develop both.

I think if Mr Tisshaw drives one of their cars again AM will be looking to fit an uprated power steering pump, this one took lots of hammer.

289 18 December 2013

@bomb

". I think if Mr Tisshaw drives one of their cars again AM will be looking to fit an uprated power steering pump, this one took lots of hammer".

LOL, I noticed that too, he was sawing away at the wheel even when he wasn't actually in a corner.....like a 1930's movie star!
I think he was a bit nervous tbh....and as someone else said giggled like a girl every time the tail broke lose

david RS 16 December 2013

Nice sound. To listen before

Nice sound.
To listen before the end of an era.
eseaton 15 December 2013

The best?

Stupid gearbox. The V12 Vantage was better.