The V12 engine is very powerful and it is fit for heavy-duty vehicles, but get in here to check out popular cars with a V12 engine in the world of luxury cars that everyone knows!
Since the introduction of the V12 engines in the hood of a road car, it has been up to 103 years. The engine has featured majorly in exotic cars and, for that reason, are not in so much popular demand in the auto market.
However, the lack of demand doesn't mean this beast can be easily ditched out of the industry. The manufacturers have kept pushing through the long years to serve the sports and luxury-spirited customers. Also, the best part happens to be that many of these cars are not bulky in their entire design. Here's the proof. Naijauto have listed down below dream cars with V12 engine for your reference. Just dive in!
1. Aston Martin DB11
This powerful convenient car is a coupé body design with a 5-litre twin-turbocharged V12 engine which powers its 8-speed automatic transmission system. The car is a rear wheel drive and is recognized to have replaced the Aston Martin DB9 in 2016.
Aston Martin DB11 is the first name to be listed
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2. Aston Martin Rapide S
This automobile is a four-door saloon body design, introduced back in 2010. It has a 5.9 litre V12 engine that powers its 8-speed automatic transmission powertrain; and like the DB11, it runs on a rear wheel drive configuration.
Aston Martin Rapide S was launched nearly a decade ago
3. Aston Martin Vanquish S
The Vanquish S inherits from Aston Martin’s elegant car design with two doors and can be classified as a top class racer. It features a 5.9-litre V12 engine which produces over 595 horsepower that pushes the rear wheel drive on its 8-speed automatic transmission. This is one of the popular cars with a V12 engine that makes its manufacturer stand out.
Vanquish is the third name from Aston Martin to be featured in this list
4. BMW M760i xDrive
This is the first production of a 7-series BMW with the M badge. It is powered by a 6.6-liter twin-turbocharged V12 engine, which pushes its 8-speed automatic transmission. It is a full-sized luxury car with four doors, and its xDrive represents the all-wheel drivetrain.
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BMW M760i xDrive is among the most powerful units from the German automaker
5. Ferrari GTC4Lusso
This company has identified more with the V12 engine than every other auto manufacturer; having over 30 models produced with this engine. The GTC4Lusso has a 6.3-litre V12 engine which drives an all-wheel drive with its 681 horsepower.
How can the list be complete without Ferrari GTC4Lusso?
6. Ferrari 812 Superfast
This sports car is a coupé design with 6.5 liters V12 engine that generates 789 horsepower that pushes its rear wheel drive. The car runs on a 7-speed double clutch transmission.
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You know how it performs right when you hear its name
7. Lamborghini Aventador S
The 2-door coupé body design sports car houses an engine which produces a unique sound with a 7-speed semi-automatic transmission system. This supercar is powered by a 6.5-liter V12 engine which cranks out 790 horsepower. Being one of the popular cars with a V12 engine, the Aventador shines as one of the biggest stars from Lamborghini.
Lamborghini Aventador S can give out 790 hp at max
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8. Mercedes-AMG S65 Cabriolet
This flagship model from the prominent German auto manufacturer has a 6.0-liter twin-turbocharged V12 engine churning out 604 horsepower; while running on a 5-speed automatic transmission. The body is a full-sized luxury sedan with four doors, which sits on a long-wheeled base having broad tires.
Mercedes-AMG S65 Cabriolet is the flagship model of Benz family
9. Mercedes-AMG SL65
The powerful 2-door coupé body design by Mercedes-AMG is mounted with a 6.0-liter turbocharged V12 engine that produces 621 horsepower. This machine runs on a 7-speed automatic transmission. This model may not continue to have the V12 engine in subsequent production, but we still have it around in the meantime.
The second representative of Mercedes - the AMG SL65
10. Mercedes-Maybach S650
This vehicle is based on the Mercedes-AMG S65 engine being a 6.0-liter twin-turbocharged V12 petrol engine. The engine powers the 7-speed 7G-tropic automatic transmission, pushing the rear wheels with 621 horsepower. This powerful 2-door luxury car with long wheelbase was announced in 2016 and has been in production. It is among the popular cars with a V12 engine which a lot world stars have in their garages.
The Mercedes-Maybach S650 is a familiar toy in top celeb's garage
11. Rolls-Royce Dawn
This is a 2-door convertible from the manufacturer which is recognized to be their small design; it features a 6.6 liter twin-turbocharged V12 engine. The transmission is an 8-speed automatic that drives up to 563 horsepower.
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Who is more gorgeous? - Definitely Rolls-Royce Dawn
12. Rolls-Royce Ghost
The Rolls-Royce producers have exhibited a bold presence in the automobile market with all their product lineup featuring powerful V12 engines. The Ghost has a 6.6-liter V12 engine with 562 horsepower; it runs on the 8-speed automatic transmission with its full-size luxury and four-door body design.
The full-luxury Ghost is finally mentioned
13. Rolls-Royce Phantom
The 8-speed transmission automobile which has 6.75-liter twin-turbocharged V12 engine mounted on its heavy chassis design. The Phantom is owned by BMW, and it has an innovative 4-door concept which complements its full body 4-door luxury design.
Rolls-Royce Phantom features similar engine specs to the Ghost
14. Rolls-Royce Wraith
The powertrain of this vehicle features a twin-turbocharged V12 engine with an 8-speed transmission system. The engine generates 624 horsepower that drives its baby body having a coupé design with the Rolls-Royce suicide door design.
Rolls-Royce contributes up to 5 competitors in the V12 engine race
15. Rolls-Royce Cullinan
The first full-sized luxury SUV by this manufacturer comes with its 5-door body design. The car runs on a 4-wheel drivetrain with 8-speed transmission. Its 6.75-liter twin-turbocharged V12 petrol engine is capable of pushing up to 563 horsepower. It is new to the market and has been gaining good recognition since its introduction in 2018.
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The last beauty is Rolls-Royce Cullinan
The list of everyone's dream cars that are powered by the V12 engine here is not the only road cars with the powerful V12 engine, but they happen to be the popular cars with a V12 engine that have made worldwide sales on the auto market. A few others would include the Pagani Huayra and Pagani Zonda; also some other Ferrari and Lamborghini lineups.