The Aston Martin Virage 2012 is developed on the same aluminum VH architecture that was used for the DB9 and the Rapide sedan.This VH architecture follows aerospace concepts where weight reduction is the ultimate goal.
Aston Martin Virage 2012 will be further distinguished by a new aluminum metal front grille with 5 horizontal vanes, inspired by the One-77, a new front bumper, distinctive front wings with 6 LEDs, single bi-xenon headlamps, and a rear diffuser which houses a body-colored blade accentuating the width of the car. Rain-soaked and touched in Tungsten Silver, the Aston Martin Virage 2012 showcased as if it had been plucked from a shark tank.
Aston Martin Virage 2012 is offering special interior, a combination of 7 of the finest Bridge of Weir leather used down either side of the fascia and along the seat and signature swan wing doors. The completion of the interior alone took 70 out of the 200 man hours needed to finish each vehicle, ensuring the best quality for this car.
Aston Martin Virage 2012 has a new fully integrated Satellite Navigation system that has been created in together with Garmin, cruise control, heated seats (Sports seats only), satellite navigation, the 700W Aston Martin Premium Audio System with Dolby Pro Logic II and full iPod integration and Bluetooth telephone preparation.
Aston Martin Virage 2012 has placed a hand-built 6.0 liter V12 engine that generates 490 horsepower and 420 lb.-ft of torque, added to a 6-speed Touchtronic II automatic transmission mounted on the transaxle adding to a perfect 50:50 weight balance. It has 3,935 pound curb weight.
The Aston Martin Virage 2012 driver will have the choice of triggering a Sport button that will assist him select a sharper throttle response and faster gear changes while also holding the gears without automatically shifting up at the revolution limiter.
Aston Martin Virage 2012 will accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 4.6 seconds and will have power of hitting a top speed of 186 mph.
Controlling the power on the road is a new Adaptive Damping System (ADS) that controls the Virage’s road-gripping capabilities with 5 different stiffness settings within normal mode, and a further 5 stiffer settings within sport mode. Stopping power will come from the standard – yes we said standard – Carbon Ceramic Matrix (CCM) brakes that are significantly lighter than conventional cast-iron discs, aiding the Virage in its performance.