British Sports Cars : Aston Martin Vanquish

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British Sports Cars : Aston Martin Vanquish

February 16th, 2013 admin 
Aston Martin VanquishThe Aston Martin Vanquish is a grand tourer, from its 2001 introduction to its cancellation, it was Aston Martin’s flagship vehicle, designed by Ian Callum and manufactured by Aston Martin. His rise to recognition by the wider public came after the official James Bond car in the film Die Another Day. It was canceled 2007th The Vanquish has been replaced by the DBS.
The Vanquish was developed in the wake of a GT concept car, the Project Vantage concept car, which debuted with a V-12 engine on the North American International Auto Show in January 1998. The production model was unveiled in 2000 and mass production began in 2001 (the car in the United States as a 2002 model came).
Vanquish production to 19 Ended in July 2007, coinciding with the closure of the company’s Newport Pagnell factory 49 years after the operation. The last car a Vanquish S Ultimate Edition was black.

Aston Martin Vanquish S

The Vanquish S model debuted at the 2004 Paris Motor Show, with increased power and performance and ease of styling revisions. The engine was bored and stroked to 6.0 liters of displacement increased slightly, with increased power 460-520 hp. Visual changes included new wheels, a slightly different nose shape, a new lift with a larger integrated spoiler including the third brake light (rear window on the original Vanquish), a Vanquish S badge on the boot lid tailgate (the original Vanquish had no rear model designation ) and the addition of a small front splitter (although done primarily for aerodynamic reasons).
Aston Martin Vanquish S
In addition, integrating the functions of a 2004 option package, the Sports Dynamic Pack, the sportier suspension, steering, brakes and features installed. This model was sold for the 2005 (next to the base Vanquish) and 2006 run (as a stand-alone) years of construction in the United States with only minor changes, it was not sold in the United States for the year 2007.
Aston Martin Vanquish
celebrated the end of the Vanquish production run was with the Vanquish S Ultimate Edition. Aston Martin announced that would be built in the last 40 cars a new ‘Ultimate Black’ exterior color have, updated interior, and personalized sill plaques. More significantly, the Vanquish Ultimate Edition, the first from the factory with a conventional manual gearbox was offered. The semi-automatic gearbox in the original Vanquish was widely criticized (especially by Jeremy Clarkson on Top Gear the BBC program), so that this change was greeted with approval by the automotive press. Aston Martin offered the new transmission does not Vanquish, retrofitting at a cost of £ 13,250.

Aston Martin Vanquish  Conceptual Variant

Aston Martin Vanquish Roadster Concept Zagato
Aston Martin has been widely rumored that emerged in the light of a roadster version of the Vanquish, particularly in response to the Ferrari 550 Barchetta Pininfarina, but no such version ever. The Vanquish was the basis of two concept cars, which are shown both at the International Motor Show in Geneva in 2004, the Zagato Roadster (a 2-seat roadster) and the Bertone Jet 2 (a 2-door shooting brake).
Aston Martin Vanquish Roadster Concept Zagato

Aston Martin Vanquish Appearances in media

In April 2008, its appearance in the 2002 James Bond film Another Day (driven by Bond who will be the last time Pierce Brosnan played) it the Vanquish, the number three spot put on the list of Best Film Cars Ever, behind the Minis from The Italian Job and KITT from Knight Rider (1982 TV series) Knight Rider. It has also been referenced as a car that “Edward Cullen” drives in the 2008 novel, the fourth part of the “Twilight Saga” Breaking Dawn “.
Aston Martin Vanquish

Aston Martin Vanquish Power

The Vanquish is powered by a 5.9 L (5935 cc) 48-valve 60° V12 engine, which produces 460 PS (338 kW; 454 bhp) and 540 N * m (400 ft • lbf) torque; The Vanquish is powered by a 5.9 L (5935 cc) 48-valve 60 ° V12 engine that provides 460 hp (454 hp 338 kW) of electricity. It is controlled by a drive-by-wire throttle and a 6-speed manual transmission Electrohydraulic. The Vanquish S increased the power to 521 hp (383 kW, 514 hp) and 576 N * m (425 ft • lbf). The V12 engine in the Vanquish was designed at Ford Research in the United States. Cosworth Technologies was originally charged, the engine production, but had no conflict with the design. Previous articles which correctly recount this engine of development in the Automotive Industries magazine published. This car also has a 6-liter engine.
2007 Aston Martin Vanquish S Engine
The V12 Vanquish’s shares some components and design elements with the 3.0 liter Duratec V6 30th It even shares the same bore and stroke dimensions. For this reason, many people incorrectly dismiss the Aston Martin V12 as merely “two Duratecs linked.” It is true that the AM V12 shares components with the ‘Duratec’ engine design.
The standard Vanquish model had drilled 355 mm (14 inches) and ventilated disc brakes with ABS with electronic brake force distribution, while the Vanquish S featured larger 378 mm (14.9 inches) front and 330 mm (13.0 inches) rear rotors. It featured 19-inch wheels.
As part of the improvements, the Vanquish S featured a slightly improved drag coefficient of 0.32. The front and rear track were 1524 mm (60 inches) and 1529 mm (60 inches) respectively.

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