The perfect V12 Vantage?

Remember’s review of the V12 Vantage?
At the time, I already spotted and reported that the specific car they got to review was a very rare Carbon Edition and in a rare color too: Flame Orange.

Well, this very special V12 Vantage has come to the Netherlands (my home country) and is now for sale at my local Aston Martin dealer (Kroymans Hilversum).
This week I had the privilege of seeing this car in person and I have to say: this may be the most beautiful and most complete V12 Vantage I have ever seen.

But is it the perfect V12 Vantage?

Carbon Edition in Flame Orange

This V12 Vantage is a Carbon Edition, meaning it has many extra carbon fibre and blacked-out parts. On top of that, it is painted in the rare Flame Orange color.

Here it is in its current habitat. Is that a brutal beauty, or what?

Full Option

This car has got it all. The full list:

  • Carbon Fibre Rear Lamp Infills with Dark Surrounds
  • Carbon Fibre Mirror Caps
  • Carbon Fibre Side Strakes
  • Black Textured Zircotec Tailpipes
  • Gloss Black Grille
  • Black Brake Calipers
  • Carbon Ceramic Brakes

  • Garmin HD Fully Integrated Navigation System
  • Carbon Fibre Lightweight Seats
  • Carbon Fibre Interior Pack including Carbon Fibre Facia and Gearshift Surround
  • Full Length Piano Black Centre Console finish
  • Bang & Olufsen 1000W BeoSound Audio System
  • 19 inch 10 Spoke Gloss Black Diamond Turned Alloy Wheels
  • Alarm Upgrade
  • Bluetooth System
  • Front Parking Sensors
  • Auto Dimming Interior Rear View Mirror
  • Umbrella and Holder
  • Alcantara Door and Seat Inserts
  • Unique Sill Plaques, text: Carbon
  • Obsidian Black Leather
  • Contrast Stitching: Kestrel Tan
  • Black Alcantara Headlining

So is this the perfect V12 Vantage?

Close, but no cigar… It would be 100% perfect if it was in Fire Red.

Now, my own V12 Vantage just happens to be Fire Red ๐Ÿ™‚
And it already has many of the options and features that are making the above Carbon edition so near perfect. I have already retro-fitted it with the Carbon Fibre Side Strakes and the Carbon Fibre Gearshift Surround. Just a few things are missing:

  • Carbon Fibre Rear Lamp Infills
  • Carbon Fibre Mirror Caps
  • Carbon Fibre Side Strakes
  • Black Textured Zircotec Tailpipes
  • Gloss Black Grille

I am already looking into getting the above added to my Fire Red monster.

So I am sorry, nope, this Flame Orange Carbon Edition is not the perfect V12 Vantage.
But mine will be ๐Ÿ™‚

More pictures of the Carbon Orange Edition:


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