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Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster (2015)

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Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster (2015) review: 32 facts and highlights

Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster (2015)
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Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster (2015)

Why is Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster (2015) better than the average?

  • Faster acceleration (0-100)
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    3.9svs6.38s
  • Top speed
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    323km/hvs248.39km/h
  • More cylinders
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    12vs6.02
  • Maximum torque
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    620Nmvs410.56Nm
  • Larger fuel tank
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    80lvs65.14l
  • More horsepower
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    565hpvs321.66hp
  • More valves
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    48vs22.67
  • More airbags
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    6vs4.69

General info

1.Has fully independent suspension
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This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.

Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster (2015)
2.Has air suspension
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Air suspension offers a smoother ride than the traditional steel spring suspension. It is also often adjustable, allowing you to raise or lower it based on the type of driving you are doing.

Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster (2015)
3.Has a petrol (gasoline) engine
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A petrol (gasoline) engine offers several advantages over diesel. For example the engines tend to be lighter and cheaper than their diesel counterparts. Petrol engines also tend to have higher horsepower, and the fuel is more readily available.

Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster (2015)
4. higher Euro NCAP rating
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The European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP) carries out safety tests for new vehicles, providing an overall rating for each car’s safety. It covers different areas such as safety for an adult occupant, child occupant or pedestrian.

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5

5

5. less CO2 emissions
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The CO2 emissions of the car, measured in grams per kilometre. A car with less emissions is better for the environment.

Best

Porsche 918 Spyder (2015)

72g/km

343g/km

6. smaller turn radius
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The turn radius indicates the smallest circular turn a car can make. With a smaller turn radius it is easier to perform a U-turn in one attempt instead of having to reverse back and forth in order to turn around.

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Smart Passion Cabriolet (2014)

8.4m

11.8m

Dimensions

1.weight
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1.63kg

1.75t

2. greater cargo volume
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A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.

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Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet (2014)

3448l

144l

3. shorter length
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Best

Smart Passion Cabriolet (2014)

2.65m

4.38m

4.width
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Best

Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet (2014)

1.21m

1.86m

5.height
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Best

Lotus Exige S Roadster (2014)

1.13m

1.26m

6. longer wheelbase
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The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).

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3.32m

2.6m

Speed

1. faster acceleration (0-100)
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The time it takes for the car to accelerate from 0-100 kilometres per hour.

Best

Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport (2013)

2.5s

3.9s

2.top speed
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The fastest speed that the vehicle can reach.

Best

Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport (2013)

414km/h

323km/h

Engine

1. more cylinders
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Although there are many aspects that determine the power, a higher number of cylinders is generally a good indication of the potential power of the engine.

Best

Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport (2013)

16

12

2.maximum torque
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Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful vehicle and is also a good indication of its acceleration.

Best

Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport (2013)

1250Nm

620Nm

3.Has a turbocharged engine
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A turbocharger compresses the air entering the cylinders, allowing more air (and therefore more fuel) to be added - resulting in a more powerful explosion. This leads to an increase in horsepower without increasing the size and weight of the engine.

Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster (2015)
4. better fuel economy (highway)
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Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

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Ferrari 458 Spider (2013)

0l/100 km

10.2l/100 km

5. larger fuel tank
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A larger fuel tank means that you have to stop to refill less often.

Best

Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport (2013)

100l

80l

6. better fuel economy (city)
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Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

Best

Ferrari 458 Spider (2013)

0l/100 km

25.5l/100 km

Features

1.Has a rear-view camera
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A rear-view camera (also known as a back-up camera) provides a view of behind the vehicle, helping to prevent accidents. It is particularly useful in vehicles with large blind spots such as pickup trucks.

Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster (2015)
2.Has smart key as standard
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A smart key is a wireless key that offers several benefits over a traditional key. For example when you approach the car the doors will automatically unlock, and you can turn the engine on with the press of a button.

Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster (2015)
3.Has height-adjustable seat belts
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Height-adjustable seat belts permit passengers of different sizes to move the seat belt up or down for improved comfort. They are also especially useful for increasing the safety of children.

Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster (2015)
4.Has stolen vehicle tracking system
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The vehicle has a tracking system that utilises GPS, allowing you to locate it in case it is stolen.

Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster (2015)
5.Has ISOFIX/LATCH
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ISOFIX (also known as LATCH) is a standard system of attachment points for child safety seats, allowing them to be fitted quickly and safely.

Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster (2015)
6.USB ports
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With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

Porsche 918 Spyder (2015)

2

1

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