Aston Martin Vanquish alternatives
Latest model: Aston Martin Vanquish 2004
The Aston Martin Vanquish was a grand tourer, designed by Ian Callum and manufactured by Aston Martin. The Vanquish was unveiled at the 2001 Geneva Motor Show and was produced from June 2001 to September 2004 with the later Vanquish S being produced from September 2004 to July 2007. Its rise to recognition by the wider public came after being featured as the official James Bond car in the film Die Another Day. The Vanquish was succeeded by the DBS. The Aston Martin Vanquish was designed by Ian Callum and bore a large resemblance to the production DB7 Vantage. However, the car had a strong influence from the 'Project Vantage' prototype concept car which debuted with a V12 engine at the North American International Auto Show in January 1998. As underneath the car featured a strong aluminium/carbon composite construction, bonded chassis with a 6.0 L V12 with 450 bhp (336 kW; 456 PS).
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It was available in 2+0 and 2+2 seating configurations.
To keep alive the flagship Vanquish name with the introduction of the popular DB9, Aston Martin upgraded the Vanquish to 514 bhp (383 kW; 521 PS), uprated the suspension and improved the cars aerodynamic efficiency. The Vanquish production ended on 19 July 2007, coinciding with the shutting of the company's Newport Pagnell factory after forty nine years of operation.