The British car maker is back in action and has launched its all new Aston Martin Vanquish on 1st August 2012 in the Indian auto market. Boasting stimulating and stunning styling cues, Vanquish sedan offers fantastic visual elucidation. A real pleasure to watch and an astonishing experience to encounter, Aston Martin Vanquish is the most expensive vehicle from the Great Britain based auto maker’s stable after One-77. Aesthetically sculpted with vibrant aerodynamic styling and marvelous interior detailing evokes your inner instinct to feel this Vanquish.
Astonishing Aston carries its age-old legacy of crafting dynamic sports cars with vivacious work done by its engineers. Borrowing a lot of cues from its successful One-77 & DBS cousin like the extended side strakes, Aston Martin Vanquish offers world class technology and breathtaking performance. With massive 6.0 litre engine, the new Aston is here to prove a point. Best-in-class sporty cabin with bucket seats along with an array of comfort and convenient features embrace the Vanquish interiors with elegance. Subtle detailing and handstitched premium leather upholstery with host of optional packs further maximize its appeal.
Aston Martin Vanquish will be locking horns with Ferrari FF, Lamborghini Aventador and Bentley Brookland.
Engine, Specifications & Performance :-
Powered by a 5.0 litre 48-valve, 5,935 cc V12 engine, Aston Martin Vanquish generates earth shattering top power of 573 PS at 6750 rpm along with max torque of 620 Nm at 5500 rpm. Linked to rear-mid mounted, six-speed Touchtronic 2 automatic transmission, the car has a top speed of 295 kmph.
Independent double wishbone incorporating anti-dive geometry, coil springs, anti-roll bar and monotube adaptive dampers for front and Independent double wishbones with anti-squat and anti-lift geometry, coil springs, anti-roll bar and monotube adaptive dampers for rear suspensions are offered. Being a rear wheel drive car, Aston Martin Vanquish accelerates from 0-100 kmph in scary 4.1 seconds.
Built to sprint, Aston Martin Vanquish has got spectacular body with modern physics put to test. Flowing exquisite lines and cues with vibrant aerodynamics that benefits from the intruding air, enhance its visual appeal. Aluminium, magnesium alloy and carbon-fibre composite body of Vanquish presents it with brawny build and low body weight. Stylish bi-xenon headlamps with trademark Aston grille and other detailing enchant the overall dynamic look of the speedy car. LED light blade rear lamps and LED side repeaters further grab your attention.
Step in and the sporty character flows inside as well with ergonomically arranged bucket seats wrapped in premium full grain leather upholstery. Alcantara leather forms the headlining which adds to the brilliance of Vanquish cabin. Neatly appointed cockpit with everything effortlessly placed at right areas right from the alluring dashboard to central console to cubby holes. With most of gadgets electrically operated, Aston Martin Vanquish is a driver’s fantasy.
Comfort and Convenience :-
Aston Martin Vanquish is packed with sufficient comfort and convenient features which include power front seats, Memory seats and mirrors, Power heated side mirrors, Cruise control, Remote central door locking, Remote boot release, Automatic temperature control, heated front seats, Trip computer, Laminated windscreen with clear noise insulation, New infotainment system with capacitive switching, 1000W Bang & Olufsen BeoSound 13-speaker audio system, 6.5″ LCD Screen, iPod and iPhone Integration and USB playback, A2DP Bluetooth® audio and phone streaming, Wifi hubs, etc.
Aston has equipped Vanquish with good amount of active and passive safety gadgets which comprise of Dual Stage Driver and Passenger Front Airbags, Curtain side head airbags, Pelvis and thorax seat mounted airbags, Seat belt dual-pretensioners and digressive load limiters, Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) with Track mode, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) with Emergency Brake Assist (EBA), etc.
Being a thorough sports car, Aston Martin Vanquish is low on mileage and delivers around 5-8 kmpl of overall fuel efficiency.
The costliest car till date after Aston Martin One-77, Aston Martin Vanquish is priced at Rs 3.85 crore (ex-showroom Mumbai).
Aston Martin Vanquish has limited rear room (just for the name sake). Steep pricing and low fuel efficiency diminishes its chances of succeeding in the country.