Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster (2015)
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Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster (2015): 33 facts and highlights

1. more cylinders

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.
12
Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport (2013): 16

2. faster acceleration (0-100)

The time it takes for the car to accelerate from 0-100 kilometres per hour.
3.9s
Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport (2013): 2.5s

3. faster top speed

The fastest speed that the car can reach.
323km/h
Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport (2013): 414km/h

4. better fuel economy (highway)

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.
10.2l/100 km
Ferrari 458 Spider (2013): 0l/100 km

5. Has Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.
Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster (2015)
89% have it

6. Has height-adjustable seat belts

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)
47% have it

7. Has air suspension

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)
47% have it

8. higher Euro NCAP rating

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.
5
BMW M6 Convertible (2015): 5

9. Has ISOFIX/LATCH

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)
62% have it

10. more horsepower

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.
565hp
Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport (2013): 1001hp

11. larger fuel tank

A larger fuel tank means that you have to stop to refill less often.
80l
Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport (2013): 100l

12. better fuel economy (city)

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.
25.5l/100 km
Ferrari 458 Spider (2013): 0l/100 km

13. better fuel economy (combined)

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.
14.7l/100 km
Porsche 918 Spyder (2015): 3.1l/100 km

14. higher maximum torque

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful car, and is also a good indication of its acceleration.
620Nm
Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport (2013): 1250Nm

15. Has fully independent suspension

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)
71% have it

16. less CO2 emissions

The CO2 emissions of the car, measured in grams per kilometre. A car with less emissions is better for the environment.
343g/km
Porsche 918 Spyder (2015): 72g/km

17. more valves

An intake valve allows the air/fuel mixture to enter the combustion chamber. An engine with more valves tends to increase performance.
48
Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport (2013): 64

18. more airbags

Airbags are designed to cushion occupants in the event of an impact. The standard number is around six as some cars now incorporate additional ones, such as knee airbags, side airbags and side curtain airbags.
6
Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet E220 CDI (2014): 11

19. Has smart key as standard

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)
51% have it

20. Has a rear-view camera

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)
36% have it

21. larger engine size

This measurement is the total volume of all the engine's cylinders, also known as the engine displacement. This is one of many aspects of an engine that determine its horsepower, but generally speaking a greater size indicates more power.
6l
Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport (2013): 8l

22. Has a turbocharged engine

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)
58% have it

23. Has rear-wheel drive

Rear-wheel drive benefits from increased traction when accelerating, as the weight of the vehicle shifts to the rear over the drive wheels. The weight of the car is also more evenly distributed, resulting in improved handling.
Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster (2015)
67% have it

24. shorter length

4.38m
Smart Passion Cabriolet (2014): 2.65m

25. width

1.86m
Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet (2014): 1.21m

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