Image credits: © Aston Martin.

MSRP: $294,950

2017 Aston Martin Vanquish S news, pictures, specifications, and information

VANQUISH S TAKES ASTON MARTIN'S ULTIMATE SUPER GT TO THE NEXT LEVEL

◾Power of naturally-aspirated 6.0 litre V12 engine increased to 580bhp
◾Suspension set-up honed to deliver greater poise and precision
◾Exterior features new exposed carbon fibre splitter and diffuser, plus striking new quad exhaust outlets

16 November 2016, Gaydon: Aston Martin has turned up the heat on it's ultimate Super GT to create the new Vanquish S. Sharper styling, greater potency and increased athleticism define this latest evolution of an illustrious model line. One that originated from Aston Martin's legendary Works in Newport Pagnell and has proudly served as standard bearer for the marque's sporting and stylistic values since 2001.

In this, the second generation Vanquish's evolution to S specification, careful attention has been paid to the engine, chassis and aerodynamics to create a machine honed to deliver more intense thrills and even more scintillating performance.

Central to this is the naturally-aspirated 6.0 litre V12 engine, which now produces 580bhp and enjoys sensational throttle response, thanks to a revised, freer-breathing intake system. These larger volume inlet manifolds allow a greater volume of air to flow into the engine at high revs, creating a relentless power delivery and a stronger feel all the way to the redline.

Building on this increased intensity, the calibration of the 8-speed Touchtronic III transmission has been revised to deliver faster gearshifts and greater refinement at low speeds for a greater sense of precision and immediacy.

Vital Stats
Engine : 5.9 L., 12-cylinder
Power: 595 hp
Torque: 464 ft-lbs

Likewise, the suspension, damper internals, spring rates and anti-roll bar bushes have also been re-tuned to give the Vanquish S a keener edge in the more sporting suspension modes, without compromising its ability to deliver supple ride quality on demand.


Visually the Vanquish S can be readily distinguished by a new aerodynamic package. Fashioned from exposed carbon fibre, this revised front splitter and rear diffuser combine to deliver a meaningful reduction in frontal lift wîth a minimal penalty in additional drag. Combined wîth visually striking new quad exhaust outlets the Vanquish S has more aggressive appearance, entirely fitting for Aston Martin's most overtly sporting GT production model.

This look can be further enhanced wîth a range of new options. These include carbon fibre bonnet louvres, new forged 5-spoke diamond turned wheels and a choice of striking painted graphics packs. A new Vanquish S badge sits proudly on the tailgate as the perfect piece of jewellery.

Inside, the Vanquish S can be further personalised wîth a choice of spectacular new 'Filograph' quilted leather and the use of new materials and finishes, such as the Satin Chopped Carbon Fibre fascia panel. Sumptuous Bridge of Weir Caithness leather offers an added touch of luxury and tactility, while Vanquish S embroidery on the headrests provides a crafted finishing detail.

Dr. Andy Palmer, Aston Martin President & CEO said: 'From the moment the original Vanquish was launched it became a modern icon. It propelled Aston Martin from an era of hand-built cars to one where craftsmanship and technology combined to create a new kind of great British GT.

'In its second generation the Vanquish maintained that momentum wîth huge engineering advances such as its all-carbon fibre bodywork and compelling, contemporary styling. Now, the Vanquish S takes things a step further, confidently asserting itself within the Aston Martin range and distinguishing itself from the new DB11. A spectacular machine in every sense, the Vanquish S is a magnificent addition to our range.'

Vanquish S is available in both Coupe and Volante and recommended retail price starts from $294,950 in the ÚS. Deliveries will commence in April 2017.

Source - Aston Martin The Americas
Recent Vehicle Additions

2017 Alfa Romeo 4C

1993 Mercedes-Benz 300 Series

2017 Vanda Electrics Dendrobium Concept

2017 MINI John Cooper Works Countryman

2017 Vauxhall Crossland X

1972 Triumph Stag
"
THE McLAREN F1
FOR THE DRIVER VITALLY – AS IN ONE OF McLAREN'S WORLD CHAMPION RACING CARS – DRIVER AND VEHICLE BECOME ENTIRELY AS ONE The primary design consideration for the McLaren F1 has been to make it without reserve 'a driver's car', an extremely high-performance design which advances all conventional boundaries. It combines Formula 1 racing car dynamics with genuine Grand Touring capabilities. ▪ Beginning with its radical and entirely innovative one-plus-two seating configuration, the McLaren...[Read more...]
NORTH-AMERICAN DEBUT FOR THE SPYKER C8 PRELIATOR AT THE NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW
New York, United States, 23 March 2016 - Spyker, a creator of meticulously hand-built sports cars since 2000, have returned to the New York International Automobile Show. The C8 Preliator, Spyker's third-generation sports car, will make its North American debut at the New York International Automobile Show today. Victor R. Muller, Spyker's Founder and Chief Executive Officer, said: 'Spyker is delighted to be back at the New York International Automobile Show to unveil the new Spyker C8 Prel...[Read more...]
PANOZ BRINGS ESPERANTE SPYDER, SPYDER GT AND ORIGINAL DELTAWING ROADSTER TO AMELIA ISLAND CONCOURS
• Exclusive Sports Car Builder to display its new exclusive made-in-the-USA sports cars as well asthe DeltaWing Roadster prototype race car at the annual automotive and motorsports
March 10, 2015, Atlanta – Panoz, the Georgia-based manufacturer of exclusive luxury sports cars, is rolling into the 2015 Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance this week with its 25th Anniversary Edition Esperante Spyder and Spyder GT sports cars and a car that changed prototype sports car road racing – t...[Read more...]
Q BY ASTON MARTIN BESPOKE SERVICE TO BE SHOWCASED AT PEBBLE BEACH® AUTOMOTIVE WEEK 2014
◾British marque returns to Monterey for premier event in the global automotive calendar ◾Joined by new collection of bespoke cars created by increasingly popular Q by Aston Martin personalisation service ◾Four new Q cars on display commissioned by dealer partner, Galpin Aston Martin 7 August 2014 – Aston Martin will showcase a new collection of bespoke commissions created by the company's Q by Aston Martin division - the ultimate personalisation service – at the Pebble Beach®Automoti...[Read more...]
ASTON MARTIN HOLDINGS (UK) LIMITED FULL YEAR RESULTS 2013
◾Revenue increased 13 per cent to £519m ◾Full year adjusted EBITDA up 22 per cent to £84.8m ◾Global retail volumes increased 11 per cent to circa 4,200 ◾Biggest investment programme in the 101‐year history of the brand 28 April 2014, Gaydon: Aston Martin Holdings (UK) Limited is today announcing full year results for the 12 months ended 31 December 2013. Aston Martin Chief Financial Officer, Hanno Kirner commented: 'We made excellent progress on a number of fronts in 2013: growin...[Read more...]

15/98
2-Liter Type A Speed Model
Aston V8
Cygnet
DB2
DB3
DB4
DB5
DB6
DB7
DB9
DBR1
DBR9
DBS
Lagonda
Le Mans
Mk II
One-77
T-Type
Type C Speed Model
Ulster
V12 Vantage
V12 Zagato
V8 Vantage
Vanquish
Virage

© 1998-2017. All rights reserved. The material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.