The clock is ticking on V12 engine-powered cars, and already, all V12-engine manufacturers have laid down plans to phase out this iconic piece of machinery. Not to worry, as 2022 is not that year. You can still get V12 vehicles mostly in the performance and luxury category of cars, and these do cost a bomb. As long as you have the money, you still enjoy your time in what’s left of the spectacular V12-class cars.

Looking for a V12-powered car in this day and age? There’s nothing else like the roar and pump from a V12 engine, but most manufacturers are removing them from their lineup owning to stringent emissions standards and the increasing popularity of efficiency and hybridization. With a few players left in the game, your options are slim. Not to worry, we’ve got you covered; listing down ten cheapest V12 cars that are on the cheaper side of the spectrum.


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10. 2022 Rolls-Royce Wraith Black Badge:

At the tenth spot on our list of cheapest V12 cars is the 2022 Rolls-Royce Wraith Black Badge priced at an MSRP of $380,000, $50,000 over the standard Wraith model. Rolls-Royce provides no lease options on the Black Badge Wraith. However, it can be financed at 8.9% APR for 48 months at $8,494.45/month with a basic downpayment of $38,000.

2022 Rolls-Royce Wraith Black Badge

Specs

Price

$380,000

Engine

Twin-turbocharged 6.6-Liter V12

Horsepower

624 hp

Torque

664 lb-ft

Transmission

8-speed automatic

Color options

Contrast color options range among a wide collection of standard, commissioned colors, and special orders

Fuel Economy (City/ Highway/ Combined)

12 MPG/ 18 MPG/ 16 MPG

The Wraith was among the initial models to get the Black Badge treatment, apart from the Rolls-Royce Ghost. It is also the fastest Rolls-Royce you can buy in 2022 with a 0-60 mph time of 4.3 seconds and a top speed of 155 mph. The Wraith Black Badge comes with a standard warranty of 4 years or unlimited miles, whichever comes first.

9. 2022 Rolls-Royce Dawn Black Badge:

The 2022 Rolls-Royce Dawn Black Badge is the only convertible Rolls-Royce Black Badge on sale. Rolls-Royce added this configuration on the Dawn in 2021, and in 2022, it comes at a price of $360,000. There is no lease option, but it can be financed at 8.9% APR for 48 months at $8,047.38/month with a downpayment of $36,000.

2022 Rolls-Royce Dawn Black Badge

Specs

Price

$360,000

Engine

Twin-turbocharged 6.6-Liter V12

Horsepower

593 hp

Torque

620 lb-ft

Transmission

8-speed automatic

Color Options

Contrast color options range among a wide collection of standard, commissioned colors, and special orders

Fuel Economy (City / Highway / Combined)

12 MPG /18 MPG/ 14 MPG

The Dawn was already a highly attractive car, and the Black badge build took it up a notch with the dark high-gloss black chrome, unique 21-inch wheels, and unique black chrome interior trim. The Black badge model is heavier as well, resulting in a slower 0-60 time of 4.8 seconds. The car comes with a standard warranty of 4 years or unlimited miles.


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8. 2022 Rolls-Royce Dawn:

The 2022 Rolls-Royce Dawn is one of the most uber-class and luxurious convertible models on sale today, at a price of $356,500. It comes with no lease options, but one can check with the local dealership for any specific offers. The Dawn, however, can be financed at 8.9% APR for $7,969.14 per month after a downpayment of $35,650 for a period of 48 months.

2022 Rolls-Royce Dawn

Specs

Price

$356,500

Engine

Twin-turbocharged 6.6-Liter V12

Horsepower

563 hp

Torque

605 lb-ft

Transmission

8-speed automatic

Color options

Contrast color options range among a wide collection of standard, commissioned colors, and special orders

Fuel Economy (City / Highway / Combined)

12 MPG/ 18 MPG/ 14 MPG

Among Rolls-Royce cars, the Dawn is the least fuel conservative model with its 14 mpg combined efficiency. The car is powered by a twin-turbocharged 6.6-liter V12 engine that makes 563 hp and has a torque output of 605 lb-ft. Like other Rolls-Royce models, it comes with a standard warranty of 4 years or unlimited miles, whichever comes first.

7. 2022 Aston Martin DBS Volante:

The first Aston Martin car on this list is the DBS Volante. The Volante is the convertible 2+2 grand tourer that has an MSRP of $337,525. It has a with a lease deal at $5,479/month for 42 months with a downpayment of $70,000. There is no finance option available on this car. However, there will local dealer-specific options available.

2022 Aston Martin DBS Volante

Specs

Price

$337,525

Engine

Twin-turbocharged 5.2-Liter V12

Horsepower

715 hp

Torque

663 lb-ft

Transmission

8-speed automatic

Color Options

One can choose from a variety of shades of Black, Gray, Purple, Green, Red, Blue, Bronze, Orange, Silver, White

Fuel Economy (City/ Highway/ Combined)

14 MPG/ 22 MPG/ 17 MPG

The Volante model sprints from 0-62 mph in 3.6 seconds and records a top speed of 211 mph. The luxury performance tourer comes with leather-wrapped power-adjustable seats and gets a vast number of trim options, ranging from wood, and carbon fiber, to even chrome. The Volante comes with a standard warranty of 3 years or unlimited miles.


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6. 2022 Rolls-Royce Cullinan:

The Rolls-Royce Cullinan is the first SUV from the British marquee. It was released in 2019 and completely changed the game for the luxury brand. It has a price of $335,350, but there are no lease deals available on the SUV. There is, however, a finance deal available at 8.9% APR for 48 months at $7,496.36 per month with a downpayment of $33,535.

2022 Rolls-Royce Cullinan

Specs

Price

$335,350

Engine

Twin-turbocharged 6.75-Liter V12

Horsepower

563 hp

Torque

627 lb-ft

Transmission

8-speed automatic

Color options

Color options range among a wide collection of standard, commissioned colors, and special orders

Fuel Economy (City / Highway / Combined)

12 MPG/ 20 MPG/ 14 MPG

In 2021, the Cullinan was of the most sold models by Rolls-Royce. For 2022, the SUV was carried forward with no changes at all. It is also one of the quickest heavyweight luxury SUVs in the market, with a 0-60 time of 5.0 seconds. Like the other Rolls-Royce models on this list, the Cullinan also comes in the Black Badge configuration. It comes with a standard warranty of 4 years/ unlimited miles. 

5. 2022 Rolls-Royce Wraith:

Halfway through the list, we stumble upon the lone grand tourer offered by the luxury marqee: the 2022 Rolls-Royce Wraith. The Wraith comes at a standard price of $330,000 and is open to a lot of bespoke customization options. The luxury sedan does not get any official lease options as of now, but there will be dealer-specific options available. There is a finance option available, at 8.9% APR for 48 months. The monthly payment stands at $7,376.76 after the initial downpayment of $33,000.

2022 Rolls-Royce Wraith

Specs

Price

$330,000

Engine

Twin-turbocharged 6.6-liter V12

Horsepower

624 hp

Torque

605 lb-ft

Transmission

8-speed automatic

Color Options

Color options range among a wide collection of standard, commissioned colors, and special orders

Fuel Economy (City / Highway / Combined)

12 MPG/ 18 MPG/ 14 MPG

The Wraith is the second most affordable Rolls-Royce you can buy new in 2022, and got no changes for the 2022 model year. The Wraith’s specific build and chassis setup make it one of the most engaging Rolls-Royce cars to drive in the lineup, and it gets a 0-60 time of 4.4 seconds. The car also comes with a 4-year/ unlimited miles basic warranty.


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4. 2022 Aston Martin DBS Coupe:

The DBS is the ultimate production Aston Martin car. Apart from the convertible, the DBS coupe also makes it on this list of cheap V12 cars. It comes at an MSRP of $319,125 inclusive of all extra charges including destination. There are no official lease or finance offerings on the DBS coupe. However, dealers do offer specific lease options for a period of 12 months or 24 months.

2022 Aston Martin DBS Coupe

Specs

Price

$319,125

Engine

Twin-turbocharged 5.2-Liter V12

Horsepower

715 hp

Torque

663 lb-ft

Transmission

8-speed automatic

Color Options

One can choose from a variety of shades of Black, Gray, Purple, Green, Red, Blue, Bronze, Orange, Silver, White

Fuel Economy (City/ Highway/ Combined)

14 MPG/ 22 MPG/ 17 MPG

The Aston Martin DBS dropped the Superleggera from its name for 2022. It also got a new 21-inch wheel design and pre-configured interior themes named Create, Accelerate, and Inspite. It sprints from 0-62 mph in 3.4 seconds and has a top speed of 211 mph. The car comes with a standard warranty of 3 years or unlimited miles.

3. 2022 Rolls-Royce Ghost:

At number three on this list is the cheapest Rolls-Royce car on sale today - the Ghost. The car starts at a price of $311,900 and is the entry point in the world of Rolls-Royce cars. It can be purchased on finance at 8.9% APR for 48 months with a downpayment of $31,190 and a monthly fee of $6,972.16. There are no official lease options available as of this writing.

2022 Rolls-Royce Ghost

Specs

Price

$311,900

Engine

Twin-turbocharged 6.75-Liter V12

Horsepower

563 hp

Torque

627 lb-ft

Transmission

8-speed automatic

Color Options

Color options range among a wide collection of standard, commissioned colors, and special orders

Fuel Economy (City / Highway / Combined)

12 MPG/ 19 MPG/ 14 MPG

For 2022, Rolls-Royce added a Black-Badge model to the Ghost lineup, and also made it more powerful. The standard Ghost did not get any changes, however. The Ghost is powered by a 563 hp 6.75-liter twin-turbocharged V12 engine that propels it from 0-60 in 4.7 seconds. It comes with a basic warranty of 4 years or unlimited miles, whichever comes first.


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2. 2022 Aston Martin DB11 V12:

At the second spot on our list is the 2022 Aston Martin DB11 V12 priced at $248,725. There are no official lease or finance options on the model. However, there are dealer-specific offers available. Check with your local dealer for more details on the same. The V12 DB11 is an attention-catcher 2+2 seater performance grand tourer.

2022 Aston Martin DB11 V12

Specs

Price

$248,725

Engine

Biturbocharged 5.2-Liter V12

Horsepower

630 hp

Torque

516 lb-ft

Transmission

8-speed automatic

Color Options

One can choose from a variety of shades of Black, Gray, Purple, Green, Red, Blue, Bronze, Orange, Silver, White

Fuel Economy (City/ Highway/ Combined)

14 MPG/ 22 MPG/ 17 MPG

The DB11 V12 was the flagship model for Aston Martin when it came out in 2017. For 2022, Aston Martin made no changes to the V12 model except for the removal of the AMR (Aston Martin Racing) badge. The DB11 V12 is seriously quick, with a 0-62 mph time of 3.7 seconds and a top speed of 208 mph. It comes with a basic warranty of 3 years or unlimited miles.

1. 2022 BMW M760i xDrive:

The cheapest V12 car is the 2022 BMW M760i xDrive. The M760i model costs $157,800, in its standard form and is the more sporty version in the flagship 7 Series lineup. BMW provides a lease offer of $2,473.64/month for 36 months with a signing fee of $2,500 on the 760i. The sedan can be financed as well, at $2,873.50/month at 3.49% APR for 60 months and a downpayment of $2,500.

2022 BMW M760i xDrive

Specs

Price

$157,800

Engine

Twin-turbocharged 6.6-Liter V12

Horsepower

600 hp

Torque

627 lb-ft

Transmission

8-speed automatic

Color Options

White, Black Metallic, Sapphire Metallic, White Metallic, Gray Metallic, Gray Amber Effect Metallic, Dravit Gray Metallic, Red Metallic, Bluestone Metallic, Blue Metallic

Fuel Economy (City/ Highway/ Combined)

13 MPG/ 20 MPG/ 16 MPG

The M760i xDrive builds on the luxury of the 7 Series with more performance and dynamics. It records a 0-60 time of 3.6 seconds and has an electronically limited top speed of 155. The M760i will be the last BMW to come with a V12 engine. BMW provides the same standard warranty and powertrain warranty of 4 years/ 50,000 miles on the M760i. 


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