Aston Martin is bringing back the Vanquish and today we have our first official look at Aston Martin’s new flagship. The new Aston Martin Vanquish was originally previewed as the AM 310 concept at the 2012 Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este in Italy. Aston Martin is about to celebrate its 100th anniversary and according to the automaker the “Vanquish points to an exciting and confident future for the historic brand.”
The new Vanquish is build on a new version of Aston Martin’s VH platform and is powered by a significantly upgraded version of its 6.0L V12 engine. The V12 engine packs 565 horsepower and 457 lb-ft. of torque. Aston Martin says that this engine is its most potent production engine yet, if you ignore the limited edition £1.2m One-77 supercar. The Vanquish will reach 0-62 mph in 4.1 seconds and has a top speed of 183 mph.
The design of the Vanquish represents the latest take on Aston Martin’s iconic visual language. It also borrows many styling cues from the One-77 supercar. “The design shows a clear and coherent lineage from its heritage while providing an equally clear pointer to the luxury car brand’s vibrant future.”
“Today’s Vanquish is the ultimate expression of Aston Martin design ethos, engineering innovation and technical ability. It offers luxurious, continent-crossing capability and pure driving excitement without compromise,” stated Aston Martin CEO, Dr Ulrich Bez.
The Vanquish will be offered in 2+2 and 2+0 seating configurations when it arrives late this year. Buyers in Europe can expect a starting price at £189,995, while it will arrive in the U.S. early next year at $279,995.
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