Aston Martin Vanquish Volante 2017-2018

Exactly one year after the premiere of the new Aston Martin Vanquish coupe, the British automaker introduced a convertible based on it called the Vanquish Volante, which replaced the DBS model in a similar design.

The car is equipped with a folding fabric top, which retracts and rises in 14.0 seconds, and this operation can be performed on the move if the speed does not exceed 48 km / h. The volume of the luggage compartment of the convertible, regardless of the position of the roof, is 279 liters, which is twice the volume of the compartment of its predecessor.

Photo by Aston Martin Vanquish Volante 2013

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Like the coupe, the 2017-2018 Aston Martin Vanquish Volant Cabriolet is built on the VH Gen4 platform, which consists of aluminum and carbon, and all body panels of the model are made of carbon fiber. The weight of the new item is 1,845 kg (106 more than the version with a hard top), and the torsional rigidity of the body is 14% higher than that of the DBS Volante.

Under the hood of the car is a 6.0-liter V12 AM11 engine with a capacity of 573 hp. (620 Nm). Power is transmitted to the rear wheels via the six-speed Touchtronic 2 automatic transmission, providing the convertible with an acceleration from standstill in 4.2 seconds and a top speed of 295 km / h.

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For the first time on the open Astons, the Adaptive Damping System was proposed for this model to change the stiffness of the suspension, which has three operating modes: Normal, Sport and Track. At the same time, for the Volante, unlike the coupe, it received slightly modified settings.

The new Aston Martin Vanquish Volante starts at £ 199,995 in the UK, just £ 10,000 more than the coupe.

Updated Aston Martin Vanquish Volante 2015.

Aston Martin Vanquish Volante 2015

In the summer of 2014, a restyled version of the 2015 Aston Martin Vanquish Volante convertible was presented, which received a new automatic transmission, reinforced brakes and a forced engine.

From now on, an 8-band Touchtronic III automatic machine is installed on the car instead of the previous six-speed – with it the convertible became 0.5 seconds faster in acceleration from zero to hundred (3.7 seconds), and also reduced fuel consumption by 10% and 11% the level of emissions of CO2 into the atmosphere has decreased.

After re-tuning the control program of the 5.9-liter V12 engine, its output increased from 573 to 576 hp, and maximum torque reached 630 Nm (an increase of 10 Nm). Also, the Aston Martin Vanquish Volant convertible got new rims and additional body paint options. Prices for the model will be announced later.

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