No engine configuration catches people’s attention as much as a V-12. The sounds these engines make, their smooth power delivery, and even just the sight of a “V-12” badge will get an enthusiast’s heart racing like little else. Unfortunately, that many cylinders come at a price, often a huge one. There are a few exceptions, however, and some neat 12-cylinder automobiles out there are still attainable for those of us without Ferrari money. “Attainable” just means purchase price in this case. Maintenance is a different matter, but that’s for another article.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2015/02/20/5-cheap-v-12s