2013 Aston Martin Vanquish – A Review

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The 2013 Aston Martin Vanquish  is the upcoming luxury sports car engineered by British car maker. Its name truly shows its dominance over the other sports cars. The exterior is stylish and the interior is luxurious. The powerful engine can give a fuel efficient performance.

Aston Martin Chief Executive Officer, Dr Ulrich Bez said: “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. Bearing the same name as the iconic original Vanquish that did so much to cement Aston Martin’s reputation as a maker of great GT cars in the modern era, I believe the car unveiled today once again puts this great British brand at the top of its class.”

He further added,

The new Vanquish mixes beautiful design with impressive technology such as the superb new infotainment system. This is the latest incarnation of everything we know, informed and developed from One-77. It is the ultimate Super Grand Tourer – confident and assured – and is the new representative of Power, Beauty and Soul.”

The new Vanquish has got some remarkable features. Let’s have a look at them.

Spectacular Exterior

The new Aston Martin exhibits a spectacular exterior with a long waist, elongated side strokes and LED rear light blades. The two-door coupe body style , bi-xenon headlamps and aluminum door side-impact beams makes it more beautiful.  The bonnet vents, side strokes and a sculpted roof give it a bold and aggressive look. The carbon fiber body is muscular and gives the car more strength. The car is designed by is Design Director Marek Reichman and his team.
Marek Reichman,  says,

There are no restrictions on form or shape when using carbon fiber and the material allowed us to wrap bodywork around the 20-inch wheels and maintain the precise relationship between the wheel and the bodywork.”

Lavish Interior

The interior is lavish with high quality finish.  The  full-grain leather interior with Alcantara headlining is stunning. The electrically operated front with 2+0 seating configuration is luxurious.   The interior is roomy and spacious. The cubby box offers more than three liters of storage space. The storage is further increased by space at the base of the center stack which has  more than two liters of storage, generously sized cup holders and a mobile phone holder. There is also more legroom and headroom to let you relax in the car. The 2+2 seating configurations is also available. Remote-control central door locking and boot release and Automatic temperature control are some of its convenience features.

Robust Engine

Vanquish is powered by 6.0-liter V12 engine mated to the Touchtronic 2 six-speed automatic gearbox. An impressive output power is obtained that gives the car more boost. An acceleration of 0-62 mph is achieved in 4.1 seconds. It attains the top speed of 183 mph.

Advanced Safety

Safety is made sure by advanced safety systems. They include

  • Front and rear parking sensors
  • Cruise control
  • Tire pressure monitoring
  • Alarm and immobilizer
  • Seat belt dual-pretensioners and digressive load limiters
  • Laminated windscreen with clear noise-insulation layer
  • Curtain side head airbags
  • Dual Stage Driver and Passenger Front Airbags
  • Pelvis and thorax seat mounted airbags

Entertainment Systems

You are not bored while driving the luxury sports car. A number of entertainment systems are added to the new Vanquish. They include

  • 6.5” LCD Screen
  • iPod and iPhone Integration and USB playback
  • AM/FM radio1
  • New infotainment system with capacitive switching
  • 1000W Bang & Olufsen BeoSound 13-speaker audio system
  • Garmin satellite navigation system
  • A2DP Bluetooth audio and phone streaming Wi-Fi Hub5
  • Digital speedometer and a trip computer

Pricing and Availablility

The new sports car is expected to be available at £189,995 RRP and will arrive in the UK and Continental Europe late in 2012.

Dr Bez said: “The Aston Martin range is stronger now than at any time in our 99-year history. The new Vanquish represents the perfect way to signal the beginning of our centenary celebrations next year.”

So, get ready to drive the new sports car, the2013 Aston Martin Vanquish.

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