Aston Martin AM 310 Vanquish officially announced

Posted on 25 June 2012 by Tony Santos

Aston Martin AM 310 Vanquish

Aston Martin have just stopped the leaks for its new DBS replacement by officially unveiling its latest luxury flagship with the new Aston Martin AM 310 Vanquish.

Pumped with a striking aesthetics, Aston Martin AM 310 Vanquish features a stunning design highlighting the new elongated side profile and strakes and One-77-inspired LED rear light blades. Not just the exterior, the interior is a blend of classic elegant design, but let’s not forget what’s under the hood for the Vaquish. The power comes from a 6.0 liter V12 engine  mated to a rear-mid mounted, 6-speed Touchtronic 2 automatic/sequential manual gearbox that’s capable of producing 565-hp at 6,750 rpm with a maximum torque of 457 lb-ft at 5,500 rpm. Vanquish will also let you go from 0 to 62 mph comes in 4.1 seconds with a top speed of 183 mph.

“Sitting proudly at the pinnacle of the luxury British car maker’s sports car line-up, this breath-taking new super grand tourer represents the zenith of current Aston Martin design and engineering,” Aston Marin said in a statement. “Vanquish points to an exciting and confident future for the historic brand.”

 

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Technical Specifications

  • Body
    • Two-door coupe body style with 2+0 or optional 2+2 seating
    • New generation bonded aluminium and carbon fibre VH structure
    • Aluminium, magnesium alloy and carbon-fibre composite body
    • Extruded aluminium door side-impact beams
    • Bi-xenon headlamps
    • LED light blade rear lamps and LED side repeaters
  • Dimensions
    • Length: 4720mm (inc. front number plate plinth)
    • Width: 2067mm (inc. mirrors)
    • Height: 1294mm
    • Wheelbase: 2740mm
    • Fuel tank capacity: 78 litres (17.2 Imp.galls, 20.5 US galls)
    • Weight: 1739 kg
  • Engine
    • All-alloy, independent quad variable camshaft timing, 48-valve, 5,935 cc V12
    • Compression ratio: 11.0:1
    • Front-mid mounted engine, rear-wheel drive
    • Fully catalysed stainless steel exhaust system with active bypass valves
    • Six three-way catalytic convertors
    • Max power: 573 PS (565 bhp) at 6,750 rpm
    • Max torque: 620 Nm (457 lb ft) at 5,500 rpm
    • Acceleration: 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph) in 4.1 seconds
    • Top speed: 295 km/h (183 mph)
  • Transmission
    • Rear-mid mounted, six-speed Touchtronic 2 automatic/sequential manual gearbox
    • Alloy torque tube with carbon fibre propeller shaft
    • Limited-slip differential
  • Wheels and Tyres
    • Front: 9J x 20″ Pirelli P Zero 255/35 ZR20
    • Rear: 11.5J x 20″ Pirelli P Zero 305/30 ZR20
  • Steering
    • Speed-dependent electronically controlled rack and pinion power-assisted steering, 2.62 turns lock-to-lock. Column tilt and reach adjustment
  • Suspension
    • Lightweight aluminium front subframe with hollow castings
      • Front: Independent double wishbone incorporating anti-dive geometry, coil springs, anti-roll bar and monotube adaptive dampers
      • Rear: Independent double wishbones with anti-squat and anti-lift geometry, coil springs, anti-roll bar and monotube adaptive dampers
    • Three-stage adjustable Adaptive Damping System (ADS) with Normal, Sport and Track modes
  • Brakes
  • Front: Ventilated carbon ceramic discs, 398mm diameter with six-piston calipers
  • Rear: Ventilated carbon ceramic discs, 360mm diameter with four-piston calipers
  • Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) with Track mode
  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
  • Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD)
  • Emergency Brake Assist (EBA)
  • Positive Torque Control (PTC)
  • Traction Control
  • Launch Control
  • Standard specification
    • Full-grain leather interior
    • Alcantara headlining
    • Electrically operated front seats
    • Memory front seats and exterior mirrors (three memory positions)
    • 2+0 seating configuration with flexible rear environment storage
    • Powerfold exterior heated mirrors
    • Front and rear parking sensors
    • Cruise control
    • Tyre pressure monitoring
    • Alarm and immobiliser
    • Remote-control central door locking and boot release
    • Automatic temperature control
    • Heated front seats
    • Curtain side head airbags
    • Dual Stage Driver and Passenger Front Airbags
    • Pelvis and thorax seat mounted airbags
    • Seat belt dual-pretensioners and digressive load limiters
    • Trip computer
    • Tracking device (UK only)
    • Laminated windscreen with clear noise-insulation layer
    • Glass ECU
    • Titanium bonnet and side strake meshes
    • Bright aluminium front grille
    • Chrome side strakes and tailpipe trim
    • Heated rear screen
  • In Car Entertainment
    • New infotainment system with capacitive switching
    • 1000W Bang & Olufsen BeoSound 15-speaker audio system
    • Garmin satellite navigation system
    • 6.5″ LCD Screen
    • iPod® and iPhone® Integration and USB playback
    • Satellite radio system (USA only)
    • AM/FM radio
    • A2DP Bluetooth® audio and phone streaming
    • Wi-Fi Hub
  • Options
    • Ten-spoke alloy wheel in a Graphite finish
    • 20-spoke alloy wheel in a Liquid Silver, Silver finish with diamond turning, Graphite finish with diamond turning, Gloss Black with diamond turning and Satin Black with diamond turning
    • Black-vaned grille
    • Magnum Silver or Black Mesh finish
    • Matt black textured tailpipe
    • Black, blue, yellow or red calipers
    • Exposed carbon fibre roof panel
    • Exposed carbon fibre door mirror caps
    • Exposed carbon fibre side strakes
    • Exposed carbon door handles
    • Protective tape
    • Black Luxmil Leather and part-Alcantara steering wheel
    • Colour-Keyed Luxmil Leather steering wheel
    • Black One-77 leather steering wheel with black Alcantara Inserts
    • Colour-Keyed One-77 Luxmil leather steering wheel with black leather inserts
    • Centre stack facia in carbon fibre 2×2 twill, carbon fibre 2×2 fishbone, Piano Red, Piano Black or Piano Ice mocha.
    • Headrest embroidery – Aston Martin wings or Vanquish logo
    • Black hardware pack
    • Full carbon fibre gearshift paddles
    • Personalised sill plaques
    • Rear parking assist camera
    • Auto-dimming mirror with garage door opener
    • Heated and ventilated seats
    • Smoker’s Pack
    • Second glass key
    • Tracking device
    • Alarm upgrade (volumetric and tilt sensors)
    • Option toolkit
    • Six-CD auto-changer
    • First-aid kit

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