Freshly revealed late last week, Aston Martin’s gorgeous new auto demon, the V12 Vantage Roadster, is leagues ahead of your traditional convertible.

This muscular 6.0-liter beast puts out an awe-inspiring 510 horses at 6,500 rpm, which allows the Vantage to sprint from 0-62 in a quick 4.5 seconds. While this sporty two-door two-seater shares the same mechanics and stats as its hardtop sibling, the roadster features a redesigned trunk and front intake to deliver an unparalleled level of performance.

The cabin of the vehicle allows for numerous personal modifications, such as glass switches and carbon fiber fascia and gearshift. The mixed material body and frame incorporate aluminum, magnesium alloy, composite and steel. New design elements on the exterior of the Vantage include a revised forged alloy wheel design, carbon fiber mirror caps and lamp infills, as well as other carbon fiber elements that help define the car’s visibly sporty personality and will leave onlookers severely jealous, with good reason.

Keeping in line with the Vantage Coupe, the Roadster maintains the dual power train options, switching between active and sport modes. Complemented by Aston’s traditional tire choice of Pirelli P Zero Corsas, the Vantage is a pro when it comes to superior handling and driver control on the road. With 420 lb.-ft. of torque at 5,750 rpm, the Vantage has more than enough thrust to make you a star behind the wheel.

Now available in select markets, this luxury hot rod can be yours starting at £150,000 (US$226,000). Check out more here.