Dog-leg manual gearboxes are the best kind of manual gearboxes. Not just because they make two-three and three-two shifts quicker, but because they’re downright quirky. And we like quirky. And it looks like Aston Martin wants in on that quirk, because they’re reportedly dropping a dog-leg seven-speed into their V12…
An Aston Martin V12 Vantage S is perfect if you want to tell everyone you have a gentleman's car, but are actually kind of a lunatic. It's yellow, after all. So un-Aston Martin.
The best formula for a car is to put a simply outrageously powerful engine in a spritely body. That is the Aston Martin V12 Vantage S. It's basically automotive nirvana. Not the band.
More power. Faster. Greater noise.