Aston-Martin Vanquish

Aston-Martin Vanquish

  The Aston Martin Vanquish was the English coach builder's GT offering during the hay day of the Ford era and made an on screen cameo in the James Bond film Die Another Day. The original 2001 V12 Vanquish was powered by the venerable 6.0 Liter double Duratec built by Cosworth and was offered in both standard and S trims. The regular twelve cylinder made 453 HP and 400 lb.-ft. of torque going from 0 to 60 MPH in 4.4 seconds and reaching a top speed of 196 MPH. The Vanquish S made 514 HP and took four seconds flat to get to 60 MPH and was good for 204 MPH. When the full sized super car met the end of the road, Aston Martin filled its slot with the top of the line DBS.

Aston Martin is offering the six-speed unit as an retro fit option on all Vanquish cars. And it’s not just new ones that will benefit - customers with examples going back to 2001 can also take up the offer. Models will be built on the firm’s production line as usual, before being modified by the Works service. Capable of 200mph, the manual gear-box car loses none of the performance offered by the semi-automatic (...)
Source: AutoExpress

Aston Martin has announced two exciting developments for both new and existing customers of the company’s flagship Vanquish S. Just 40 examples of a new Vanquish S Ultimate Edition will be handcrafted at the company’s Newport Pagnell production facility in Buckinghamshire. The model represents a luxurious and unique limited edition befitting the Vanquish S status as the ultimate Aston Martin and also celebrates the skilled craftsmanship of the team working at Newport Pagnell.

I don’t think we ever told you about a crashed Aston Martin and we hoped we never had to bring you news like this, but unfortunality our wishes didn’t come true. A 2004 Aston Martin Vanquish crashed in England. The driver aquaplaned and couldn’t regain control of vehicle. Went straight into the barrier and slid along underneath. Driver walked away unhurt with minor bruises.
Nine of the fastest series sport car meet on a competition on the Volkswagen Volkswagen Highspeed test track Ehra Lessien. The car engine were started to determine the top speed values of each of them. The meeting kings were: the 528 hp Aston Martin Vanquish S, the Corvette Z06 with 512 HP, the Dodge Dodge Viper SRT SRT -10 with 506 HP, 620 HP strong Ferrari 599 Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano, 550 HP strong Ford Ford GT, the Lamborghini Lamborghini Murciélago LP640 with 640 HP, the Mercedes Mercedes McLaren SLR with 626 HP, the Porsche Turbo with 480 HP (...)

The 2005 Aston Martin V12 Vanquish is a 2-door, up to 4-passenger luxury sports car, available in one trim only, the Coupe. Upon introduction, the V12 Vanquish is equipped with a standard 6.0-liter, V12, 460-horsepower engine that achieves 12-mpg in the city and 19-mpg on the highway. A 6-speed manual transmission with overdrive is standard.

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The V12 Vanquish was unveiled to the press in October 2000, although the public had to wait until the Geneva Salon in March 2001 to see the final production car in the flesh. Designed by Ian Callum, who also was responsible for the DB7, the V12 Vanquish is extremely faithful to the Project Vantage. The six speed manual transmission is linked to the electronic drive-by-wire throttle and controlled through F1 style twin paddles mounted on the steering column. Developed in conjunction with (...)

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