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2013 Aston Martin VirageThe 2013 Aston Martin Virage should see no major changes following its introduction in 2011 as a 2012 model. For 2012, the Aston Martin Virage slots between the DB9 and the its more-sporting derivative, the DBS.

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2013 Aston Martin Virage

This exotic sports car is offered in 2-door coupe and convertible (Volante) body styles. Both seat 4 passengers, although the back seat of the coupe can be deleted. Styling tweaks differentiate the Virage from its Aston siblings. Power is provided by Aston’s 6.0-liter V12 which is rated at 490 horsepower. The only transmission is a 6-speed automatic with steering-wheel paddles for manual shifting. Aston quotes performance figures of 0-62 mph in 4.6 seconds and a top speed of 186 mph. An Adaptive Damping System (ADS) automatically adjusts the shock absorbers and has multiple driver-selectable settings. Safety features include ABS, traction control, antiskid system, and front-side airbags. Carbon-ceramic brake discs are standard. These discs are lighter and more fade resistant than conventional cast-iron discs. A navigation system, heated front seats, wood and leather interior trim, and automatic climate control are standard. Options include an uplevel Bang & Olufsen premium sound system and special interior trim.

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