All Aston Martin cars are close to perfection the way they roll off the production line. But still, I can’t resist customizing them. Either to add factory options that were not available at the time of purchase, to make changes that Gaydon doesn’t offer, or just to give the car a completely new look after owning it for a while. After I purchased my V12 Vantage, now over 3 years ago, I left it “as-is” for 2 years. But then, the customizing began. In this “Customizing my V12 Vantage” series, I will show and tell you about all changes I made to the red monster since then. The above two photos show my “blank canvas”, the way the car looked when it was still at the dealership, at the time of my test drive. Nothing wrong with that right? Now let’s make it even better. Step 1: Carbon fibre mirror caps.