Vanquish Thy Enemy, Only $299,000
If you are seeking to conquer, subjugate, crush, annihilate, subdue, rout, defeat thy enemy on track, or, preferably, Autobahn, then collect all your pennies and buy the car that is synonymous for all that vehicular domination: The Aston Martin Vanquish, the car formerly known to a high net-worth clientele as the AM310. Yesterday, the Kuwaiti-held purveyor of handmade super cars finally unveiled its new flagship.
Powered by a 6 liter V12 engine, the car is said to be good for 0-62 mph in 4.1 seconds and a top speed of 183 mph / 295 km/h.
For the price ($299,000 base) one would expect speeds beyond 300 km/h to assure reliable vanquishification, but I guess you can’t have everything.
The body is made from bonded aluminum with snazzy carbon fiber body panels. More specs are here.
Deliveries will commence in late 2012 in Europe.
Tjh8402 on Jun 20, 2012
That it is slower than the original Vanquish is baffling considering the supposed march of progress and the fact that it is more powerful. On the other hand, the noise, oh the noise...god bless Aston Martin for sticking with the normally aspirated V-12. Personally, I'd probably go for a V-12 Vantage with a proper manual and pay whatever they asked to get them to bump the engine up to this specification.
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