The Q by Aston Martin program really is something else, isn’t it? The personalization program has the ability to turn any Aston Martin into a real work of art. We’ve seen it happen time and time again since the program was launched in 2012. But we’ve never seen it to the extent of what Aston Martin is bringing to the Pebble Beach Concours d’ Elegance . Four Aston Martin models, all dressed up by Q by Aston Martin. One of these models is the Aston Martin Vanquish Volante , a supercar that holds a special place in my heart because it’s everything I’ve ever wanted in a supercar . Fast, powerful, luxurious, and gorgeous, all at the same time. That’s how I’d describe the Vanquish Volante in so many words.
The Vanquish Volante Q by Aston Martin is an especially attractive iteration of the Aston’s most powerful convertible supercar. It’s dressed to the nines the way a well-kept and tidy exotic should be. The silver and tan treatment on the body and cabin blends perfectly in a way that fits the aura of the Vanquish Volante.
Classy on the outside, aggressive on the inside. Just the way Aston Martin intended the Vanquish Volante to be.
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Aston Martin Vanquish Volante by Q in detail
Q by Aston Martin’s decision to develop a Chestnut Tan leather interior for the Vanquish Volante is a stroke of design genius. I can’t take my eyes off of it. There’s a richness to its color and the styled, fluted seat pattern that embraces and showcases the luxurious image of the Vanquish Volante.
The central fascia of the cabin carries the same Frosted Silver finish as the body, a perfect contrast to the predominantly Chestnut Tan interior.
The Frosted Silver exterior is the perfect shade for the Vanquish Volante. It isn’t too flashy but it also isn’t boring. The polished look of the silver even adds a little sparkle to the body, which emphasizes the aggressive body lines of the model.
The Aston Martin wings and Q badges have also been treated to a Solid Sterling Silver finish, while the graphite, 10-spoke, alloy wheels provide an impressive contrast to the silver body.
The arrival of the Aston Martin Vanquish Volante in 2013 came at a time when many were wondering what the future was for the model. All that waiting ended up being completely worth it for fans of the Vanquish Volante, because the supercar looked absolutely enthralling.
It wasn’t just because the Vanquish Volante looked like a million bucks. It was also because of its incredible performance capabilities. Under its hood, the Vanquish Volante came with a 5.9-liter, V-12 engine that delivered a total of 565 horsepower at 6,750 rpm and a peak torque of 457 pound-feet at 5,500 rpm.
Mated to a Touchtronic II, six-speed, automatic gearbox, the convertible delivers a 0-to-60-mph sprint time of just 4.1 seconds and a top speed of 183 mph.
The 2014 Aston Martin Vanquish Volante comes with a base price of $297,995.
Gallery Aston Martin Vanquish Volante
The Vanquish Volante adopts a new Q exterior paint finish – Frosted Silver – which has superior light to dark travel. This is complemented by graphite-finished 10-spoke alloy wheels which are set against classically styled polished calipers, matching the Solid Sterling Silver seen in the Aston Martin wings and Q badges.
A classic Chestnut Tan leather interior, with a styled fluted seat pattern is paired with authentic equestrian saddle leather which is used to create a saddle accessory that offers additional rear storage. The central facia forms a distinct point of contrast, painted to exactly match the Frosted Silver exterior.