In June 2012, Aston Martin officially unveiled the new Vanquish supercar to replace the discontinued DBS. According to representatives of the automaker, the new product has surpassed its predecessor in almost all respects.
Speaking of the exterior of the new Aston Martin Vanquish, its design can be called evolutionary. The coupe resembles the DBS model in its outlines, but the exterior design also features elements of the exclusive One-77 supercar, which was released in a limited edition of seventy-seven pieces.
Models and prices of Aston Martin Vanquish.
|V12 Touchtronic||25 527 732||petrol 5.9 (573 HP)||automatic (6)||rear|
Aston Martin catalog
Overall length of Vanquish is 4,720 mm, width – 2,067 mm, height – 1,294 mm. Thus, with a wheelbase of 2,740 mm identical to that of the DBS, the new Aston is 5 mm wider and 14 mm higher. At the same time, the interior of the novelty has become a little more spacious, as far as possible, in all directions, and the trunk volume has grown to 368 liters (+50 liters).
Aston Martin Vanquish 2017-2018 is based on the new VH platform, in the construction of which aluminum and carbon fiber are used. In addition, all body panels of the new coupe are made of carbon fiber, covered with a special polymer layer. Compared to the DBS, the torsional rigidity of the body has increased by 25% and the weight has been reduced by 55 kg to 1,739 kg.
In addition, the front-mounted powertrain is now 19 mm lower than before, and the axle weight distribution has reached an ideal 50:50 ratio. The engine itself is a redesigned V12 from Aston Martin DBS, which produces 573bhp on the Vanquish. and a peak torque of 620 Nm – 55 forces and 50 Nm more.
Traction is transmitted to the rear axle via the six-speed Touchtronic 2 automatic transmission and limited slip differential. From zero to hundred, the new Aston Martin Vanquish accelerates in 4.1 seconds (0.3 faster than its predecessor), and the maximum speed reaches 295 km / h.
In addition, in terms of technology, the coupe boasts an adaptive suspension with three modes of operation, powerful third-generation Brembo carbon-ceramic brakes, the Launch Control system for a quick start that first appeared on Astons, as well as 20-inch discs on Pirelli P-Zero sports tires, developed by the Italian tire workers specially for this model.
By default, the supercar has a landing formula of 2 + 0, but for an additional charge it can be equipped with a rear sofa for two passengers. The price of the new Aston Martin Vanquish in the UK starts from 189,995 pounds, while in Russia they ask for a minimum of 339,600 euros for a coupe, which at the current exchange rate is about 26,000,000 rubles.
Updated Aston Martin Vanquish 2015.
In the summer of 2014, the British automaker presented the updated Aston Martin Vanquish 2015 coupe and the Vanquish Volante convertible, which became a little more powerful and got a new eight-speed automatic transmission Touchtronic III instead of the previous six-speed gearbox.
The new automatic machine from ZF is lighter than the previous one, works faster, has manual and sport modes of operation, and is also substituted for the manner of a specific driver. With it, the car is more fuel efficient, CO2 emissions are reduced, and the acceleration time from 0 to 100 km / h is reduced by 0.5 seconds to 3.6 seconds. against 4.1 earlier.
In addition, the 2016 Aston Martin Vanquish received stiffer shock absorbers (15 percent up front and 35 percent rear), retuned brake booster, and an optimized 5.9-liter V12 control program, giving the engine 3bhp. more powerful (576 hp) and 10 Nm more traction (630 Nm).
Outside and inside, the car remained the same, but the manufacturer expanded the range of available body paint options, added new interior design schemes and offered wheel rims of a different design. European sales of new items started at the end of 2014.