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Compare Aston Martin DBS Volante AM7 vs Aston Martin Vantage Roadster

Reviews

Neoscore
92%
98%
Pros
  • Great performance
  • Moderately light for its class
  • Awe-inspiring V12 biturbo
  • Balanced handling characteristics
  • Exceptionally sensuous styling
  • Superb handling
  • Best-in-class suspension setup
  • Wonderful engines
  • Manual transmissions
Cons
  • Not as beautiful as the previous DBS
  • Very high fuel consumption
  • Some reliability concerns

Variants

V12 Vantage S Roadster AT
V8 Vantage N430 Roadster
V8 Vantage N430 Roadster AT
V8 Vantage Roadster 4.3
V8 Vantage Roadster 4.7
V8 Vantage Roadster 4.7 AT
V8 Vantage S Roadster
V8 Vantage S Roadster AT

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
V8 Vantage Roadster 4.3300 L / 10.6 cu-ftV8 Vantage Roadster 4.7144 L / 5.1 cu-ftV8 Vantage Roadster 4.7 AT144 L / 5.1 cu-ftV8 Vantage N430 Roadster144 L / 5.1 cu-ftV8 Vantage N430 Roadster AT144 L / 5.1 cu-ftV8 Vantage S Roadster144 L / 5.1 cu-ftV8 Vantage S Roadster AT144 L / 5.1 cu-ftV12 Vantage S Roadster AT300 L / 10.6 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
14.8 L / 15.6 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
10.5 L / 11.1 qt
Fuel Capacity
80.0 L / 21.1 gal
Passengers
4
2

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs, 410 mm
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs, 360 mm
Ventilated discs
Offroad | Approach Angle
9.5 deg
Offroad | Departure Angle
13.0 deg
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
Double-wishbone
Double-wishbone
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Double-wishboneV8 Vantage Roadster 4.3Helical springV8 Vantage Roadster 4.7Double-wishboneV8 Vantage Roadster 4.7 ATDouble-wishboneV8 Vantage N430 RoadsterDouble-wishboneV8 Vantage N430 Roadster ATDouble-wishboneV8 Vantage S RoadsterDouble-wishboneV8 Vantage S Roadster ATDouble-wishboneV12 Vantage S Roadster ATDouble-wishbone
Tire Size
265/35 R21, 305/30 R21
V8 Vantage Roadster 4.3235/45 R18, 275/40 R18V8 Vantage Roadster 4.7245/40 ZR19, 285/35 ZR19V8 Vantage Roadster 4.7 AT245/40 ZR19, 285/35 ZR19V8 Vantage N430 Roadster245/40 ZR19, 285/35 ZR19V8 Vantage N430 Roadster AT245/40 ZR19, 285/35 ZR19V8 Vantage S Roadster245/40 ZR19, 285/35 ZR19V8 Vantage S Roadster AT245/40 ZR19, 285/35 ZR19V12 Vantage S Roadster ATFront wheel tires: 255/35 ZR19 Rear wheel tires: 295/30 ZR19
Turning Circle
12.3 m / 40.3 ft
V8 Vantage Roadster 4.311.1 m / 36.4 ftV8 Vantage Roadster 4.711.3 m / 37.1 ftV8 Vantage Roadster 4.7 AT11.3 m / 37.1 ftV8 Vantage N430 Roadster11.3 m / 37.1 ftV8 Vantage N430 Roadster AT11.3 m / 37.1 ftV8 Vantage S Roadster11.3 m / 37.1 ftV8 Vantage S Roadster AT11.3 m / 37.1 ftV12 Vantage S Roadster AT11.8 m / 38.7 ft

Construction

Body Style
2-door Convertible
2-door Convertible

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
90 mm / 3.5 in
Size | Height
1295 mm / 51.0 in
V8 Vantage Roadster 4.31255 mm / 49.4 inV8 Vantage Roadster 4.71270 mm / 50.0 inV8 Vantage Roadster 4.7 AT1270 mm / 50.0 inV8 Vantage N430 Roadster1270 mm / 50.0 inV8 Vantage N430 Roadster AT1270 mm / 50.0 inV8 Vantage S Roadster1270 mm / 50.0 inV8 Vantage S Roadster AT1270 mm / 50.0 inV12 Vantage S Roadster AT1250 mm / 49.2 in
Size | Length
4715 mm / 185.6 in
V8 Vantage Roadster 4.34383 mm / 172.6 inV8 Vantage Roadster 4.74385 mm / 172.6 inV8 Vantage Roadster 4.7 AT4385 mm / 172.6 inV8 Vantage N430 Roadster4385 mm / 172.6 inV8 Vantage N430 Roadster AT4385 mm / 172.6 inV8 Vantage S Roadster4385 mm / 172.6 inV8 Vantage S Roadster AT4385 mm / 172.6 inV12 Vantage S Roadster AT4385 mm / 172.6 in
Size | Width
2145 mm / 84.4 in (mirror unfolded) | 1942 mm / 76.5 in (mirror folded)
V8 Vantage Roadster 4.31866 mm / 73.5 inV8 Vantage Roadster 4.71865 mm / 73.4 in | 2022 mm / 79.6 in (mirror unfolded)V8 Vantage Roadster 4.7 AT1865 mm / 73.4 in | 2022 mm / 79.6 in (mirror unfolded)V8 Vantage N430 Roadster1865 mm / 73.4 in | 2022 mm / 79.6 in (mirror unfolded)V8 Vantage N430 Roadster AT1865 mm / 73.4 in | 2022 mm / 79.6 in (mirror unfolded)V8 Vantage S Roadster1865 mm / 73.4 in | 2022 mm / 79.6 in (mirror unfolded)V8 Vantage S Roadster AT1865 mm / 73.4 in | 2022 mm / 79.6 in (mirror unfolded)V12 Vantage S Roadster AT1865 mm / 73.4 in | 2022 mm / 79.6 in (mirror unfolded)
Track Width | Front
1665.0 mm / 65.6 in
V8 Vantage Roadster 4.31568.0 mm / 61.7 inV8 Vantage Roadster 4.71570.0 mm / 61.8 inV8 Vantage Roadster 4.7 AT1570.0 mm / 61.8 inV8 Vantage N430 Roadster1570.0 mm / 61.8 inV8 Vantage N430 Roadster AT1570.0 mm / 61.8 inV8 Vantage S Roadster1570.0 mm / 61.8 inV8 Vantage S Roadster AT1570.0 mm / 61.8 inV12 Vantage S Roadster AT1570.0 mm / 61.8 in
Track Width | Rear
1645.0 mm / 64.8 in
V8 Vantage Roadster 4.31562.0 mm / 61.5 inV8 Vantage Roadster 4.71590.0 mm / 62.6 inV8 Vantage Roadster 4.7 AT1590.0 mm / 62.6 inV8 Vantage N430 Roadster1590.0 mm / 62.6 inV8 Vantage N430 Roadster AT1590.0 mm / 62.6 inV8 Vantage S Roadster1590.0 mm / 62.6 inV8 Vantage S Roadster AT1590.0 mm / 62.6 inV12 Vantage S Roadster AT1575.0 mm / 62.0 in
Weight
1863.0 kg / 4107.2 lbs
V8 Vantage Roadster 4.31570.0 kg / 3461.3 lbsV8 Vantage Roadster 4.71710.0 kg / 3769.9 lbsV8 Vantage Roadster 4.7 AT1710.0 kg / 3769.9 lbsV8 Vantage N430 Roadster1690.0 kg / 3725.8 lbsV8 Vantage N430 Roadster AT1690.0 kg / 3725.8 lbsV8 Vantage S Roadster1690.0 kg / 3725.8 lbsV8 Vantage S Roadster AT1690.0 kg / 3725.8 lbsV12 Vantage S Roadster AT1665.0 kg / 3670.7 lbs
Wheel Size
21 in
V8 Vantage Roadster 4.38.5J X 18V8 Vantage Roadster 4.78.5J x 19, 9.5J x 19V8 Vantage Roadster 4.7 AT8.5J x 19, 9.5J x 19V8 Vantage N430 Roadster8.5J x 19, 10J x 19V8 Vantage N430 Roadster AT8.5J x 19, 10J x 19V8 Vantage S Roadster8.5J x 19, 9.5J x 19V8 Vantage S Roadster AT8.5J x 19, 9.5J x 19V12 Vantage S Roadster ATFront wheel rims: 9J x 19 Rear wheel rims: 11J x 19
Wheelbase
2805 mm / 110.4 in
2600 mm / 102.4 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
3.6 sec
V8 Vantage Roadster 4.35.0 secV8 Vantage Roadster 4.74.9 secV8 Vantage Roadster 4.7 AT4.9 secV8 Vantage N430 Roadster4.8 secV8 Vantage N430 Roadster AT4.8 secV8 Vantage S Roadster4.8 secV8 Vantage S Roadster AT4.8 secV12 Vantage S Roadster AT3.9 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
3.5 sec
V8 Vantage Roadster 4.34.8 secV8 Vantage Roadster 4.74.7 secV8 Vantage Roadster 4.7 AT4.7 secV8 Vantage N430 Roadster4.6 secV8 Vantage N430 Roadster AT4.6 secV8 Vantage S Roadster4.6 secV8 Vantage S Roadster AT4.6 secV12 Vantage S Roadster AT3.9 sec
CO2 Emission
295 g/km
V8 Vantage Roadster 4.3343 g/kmV8 Vantage Roadster 4.7321 g/kmV8 Vantage Roadster 4.7 AT296 g/kmV8 Vantage N430 Roadster321 g/kmV8 Vantage N430 Roadster AT296 g/kmV8 Vantage S Roadster321 g/kmV8 Vantage S Roadster AT296 g/kmV12 Vantage S Roadster AT343 g/km
Fuel Economy
14.0 L/100km / 16.8 MPG (combined)
V8 Vantage Roadster 4.316.8 L/100km / 14.0 MPG (urban) | 11.8 L/100km / 19.9 MPG (highway)V8 Vantage Roadster 4.713.8 L/100km / 17.0 MPG (combined) | 19.6 L/100km / 12.0 MPG (urban) | 10.4 L/100km / 22.6 MPG (highway)V8 Vantage Roadster 4.7 AT12.8 L/100km / 18.4 MPG (combined) | 19.0 L/100km / 12.4 MPG (urban) | 9.2 L/100km / 25.6 MPG (highway)V8 Vantage N430 Roadster13.8 L/100km / 17.0 MPG (combined) | 19.6 L/100km / 12.0 MPG (urban) | 10.4 L/100km / 22.6 MPG (highway)V8 Vantage N430 Roadster AT12.8 L/100km / 18.4 MPG (combined) | 19.0 L/100km / 12.4 MPG (urban) | 9.2 L/100km / 25.6 MPG (highway)V8 Vantage S Roadster13.8 L/100km / 17.0 MPG (combined) | 19.6 L/100km / 12.0 MPG (urban) | 10.4 L/100km / 22.6 MPG (highway)V8 Vantage S Roadster AT12.8 L/100km / 18.4 MPG (combined) | 19.0 L/100km / 12.4 MPG (urban) | 9.2 L/100km / 25.6 MPG (highway)V12 Vantage S Roadster AT14.7 L/100km / 16.0 MPG (combined) | 22.5 L/100km / 10.5 MPG (urban) | 10.2 L/100km / 23.1 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
340.0 km/h / 211.3 mph
V8 Vantage Roadster 4.3280.0 km/h / 174.0 mphV8 Vantage Roadster 4.7290.0 km/h / 180.2 mphV8 Vantage Roadster 4.7 AT290.0 km/h / 180.2 mphV8 Vantage N430 Roadster305.0 km/h / 189.5 mphV8 Vantage N430 Roadster AT305.0 km/h / 189.5 mphV8 Vantage S Roadster305.0 km/h / 189.5 mphV8 Vantage S Roadster AT305.0 km/h / 189.5 mphV12 Vantage S Roadster AT330.0 km/h / 205.1 mph

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Engine
AJ37
Engine | Bore
89.0 mm / 3.5 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
9.3:1
V8 Vantage Roadster 4.310.5:1V8 Vantage Roadster 4.711.3:1V8 Vantage Roadster 4.7 AT11.3:1V8 Vantage N430 Roadster11.3:1V8 Vantage N430 Roadster AT11.3:1V8 Vantage S Roadster11.3:1V8 Vantage S Roadster AT11.3:1V12 Vantage S Roadster AT11.1:1
Engine | Displacement
5.2 L / 317.6 cu-in / 5204.0 cc
V8 Vantage Roadster 4.34.3 L / 261.2 cu-in / 4281.0 ccV8 Vantage Roadster 4.74.7 L / 288.9 cu-in / 4735.0 ccV8 Vantage Roadster 4.7 AT4.7 L / 288.9 cu-in / 4735.0 ccV8 Vantage N430 Roadster4.7 L / 288.9 cu-in / 4735.0 ccV8 Vantage N430 Roadster AT4.7 L / 288.9 cu-in / 4735.0 ccV8 Vantage S Roadster4.7 L / 288.9 cu-in / 4735.0 ccV8 Vantage S Roadster AT4.7 L / 288.9 cu-in / 4735.0 ccV12 Vantage S Roadster AT5.9 L / 362.2 cu-in / 5935.0 cc
Engine | Power
725.0 hp / 540.6 kW @ 6500 rpm
V8 Vantage Roadster 4.3385.0 hp / 287.1 kW @ 7000 rpmV8 Vantage Roadster 4.7426.0 hp / 317.7 kW @ 7300 rpmV8 Vantage Roadster 4.7 AT426.0 hp / 317.7 kW @ 7300 rpmV8 Vantage N430 Roadster436.0 hp / 325.1 kW @ 7300 rpmV8 Vantage N430 Roadster AT436.0 hp / 325.1 kW @ 7300 rpmV8 Vantage S Roadster436.0 hp / 325.1 kW @ 7300 rpmV8 Vantage S Roadster AT436.0 hp / 325.1 kW @ 7300 rpmV12 Vantage S Roadster AT573.0 hp / 427.3 kW @ 6750 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
139.3 hp/L / 2.3 hp/cu-in
V8 Vantage Roadster 4.389.9 hp/L / 1.5 hp/cu-inV8 Vantage Roadster 4.790.0 hp/L / 1.5 hp/cu-inV8 Vantage Roadster 4.7 AT90.0 hp/L / 1.5 hp/cu-inV8 Vantage N430 Roadster92.1 hp/L / 1.5 hp/cu-inV8 Vantage N430 Roadster AT92.1 hp/L / 1.5 hp/cu-inV8 Vantage S Roadster92.1 hp/L / 1.5 hp/cu-inV8 Vantage S Roadster AT92.1 hp/L / 1.5 hp/cu-inV12 Vantage S Roadster AT96.5 hp/L / 1.6 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
86.0 mm / 3.4 in
Engine | Torque
900 Nm / 663.8 lb-ft @ 1800-5000 rpm
V8 Vantage Roadster 4.3410 Nm / 302.4 lb-ft @ 5000 rpmV8 Vantage Roadster 4.7470 Nm / 346.7 lb-ft @ 5000 rpmV8 Vantage Roadster 4.7 AT470 Nm / 346.7 lb-ft @ 5000 rpmV8 Vantage N430 Roadster490 Nm / 361.4 lb-ft @ 5000 rpmV8 Vantage N430 Roadster AT490 Nm / 361.4 lb-ft @ 5000 rpmV8 Vantage S Roadster490 Nm / 361.4 lb-ft @ 5000 rpmV8 Vantage S Roadster AT490 Nm / 361.4 lb-ft @ 5000 rpmV12 Vantage S Roadster AT620 Nm / 457.3 lb-ft @ 5750 rpm
Engine | Type
Bi-turbocharged petrol V12 engine with 4 values per cylinder
V8 Vantage Roadster 4.3Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol V8 engine with 4 values per cylinderV8 Vantage Roadster 4.7Naturally-aspirated petrol V8 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinderV8 Vantage Roadster 4.7 ATNaturally-aspirated petrol V8 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinderV8 Vantage N430 RoadsterNaturally-aspirated petrol V8 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinderV8 Vantage N430 Roadster ATNaturally-aspirated petrol V8 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinderV8 Vantage S RoadsterNaturally-aspirated petrol V8 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinderV8 Vantage S Roadster ATNaturally-aspirated petrol V8 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinderV12 Vantage S Roadster ATNaturally-aspirated petrol V12 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Final Drive
2.93:1
Transmission | Gears
8-speed
V8 Vantage Roadster 4.36-speedV8 Vantage Roadster 4.76-speedV8 Vantage Roadster 4.7 AT7-speedV8 Vantage N430 Roadster6-speedV8 Vantage N430 Roadster AT7-speedV8 Vantage S Roadster6-speedV8 Vantage S Roadster AT7-speedV12 Vantage S Roadster AT7-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic
V8 Vantage Roadster 4.3ManualV8 Vantage Roadster 4.7ManualV8 Vantage Roadster 4.7 ATAutomatic - Sportshift IIV8 Vantage N430 RoadsterManualV8 Vantage N430 Roadster ATAutomatic - Sportshift IIV8 Vantage S RoadsterManualV8 Vantage S Roadster ATAutomatic - Sportshift IIV12 Vantage S Roadster ATAutomatic - Sportshift III

Production

Availability
2019
V8 Vantage Roadster 4.32006 ~ 2008V8 Vantage Roadster 4.72008 ~ 2016V8 Vantage Roadster 4.7 AT2008 ~ 2016V8 Vantage N430 Roadster2015 ~ 2016V8 Vantage N430 Roadster AT2015 ~ 2016V8 Vantage S Roadster2011 ~ 2016V8 Vantage S Roadster AT2015 ~ 2016V12 Vantage S Roadster AT2016 ~ 2018
Debut
2019-04-24
Made In
UK
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