The 2012 V12 Vantage comes in Base and the limited edition Carbon Black trims. The Base trim is equipped with the standard Navigation System, iPod input, stability and traction control, Bluetooth wireless phone connectivity, a power bucket sports seat with a full-grain leather seat trim, and the side and curtain airbags. This is still run by the powertrain 510 horsepower 6.0 Liter V12 with a 6-speed manual transmission. Optional for this is the satellite radio. The limited Carbon Black trim comes with the same features as the Base trim but is equipped with the standard AM/FM satellite-capable radio. It is still powered by the powerful 510 horsepower 6.0 Liter V12 with a 6-speed manual transmission. What makes this limited is its exterior Carbon Black Metallic color, and the Obsidian Black leather and Alcantara seat with silver stitching trim on a carbon fiber lightweight seat.
Both trims are also equipped with power windows, better cruise control, an MP3/6CD in-dash player, keyfob remote keyless entry, and the sculpted aluminum alloy gearshift. Safety features include the 4-wheel ABS brakes, front-ventilated disc brakes, braking assist, ABS driveline traction control, and Anti-theft alarm,. It has also a 10-spoke forged aluminum alloy wheels with diameter of 19 inches and an 11 inches wheel width to ensure a better wheel performance whether for sudden braking or for an all-terrain and all-weather ride.
Optional packages available include gas guzzler, other optional special paints, and the ever reliable and wonderful 1000W Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Audio system. As mentioned above, being in the 2012 Aston Martin V12 Vantage feels like you're in a home away from home.