Aston Martin Vanquish

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Aston Martin Lagonda Limited has donated the new Aston Martin V12 Vanquish (similar to the new James Bond car) to the Heritage Motor Centre at Gaydon. Ian Minards of Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd hands over the keys of the new Vanquish to Stephen Laing, curator of the Heritage Motor Museum.

 

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Aston Martin: Ever the Thoroughbred  Tells the full story of the prestigious British marque, giving a detailed account of the company's post-war road cars, as well as an outline of the pre-war accomplishments of both Aston Martin and Lagonda, and an explanation of the politics of their merger. It also covers driving impressions, technical data, quotes from road tests, and advice on buying and restoring.  8 x 11, 160 pages, 128 mainly color photos

 

2003 Aston Martin V12 Vanquish

Price New

  $234,260

Production Total

300

Engine

48-valve V12

Displacement

6.0 liter

Horsepower

460 bhp @ 6800 rpm

Torque

400 lb-ft @ 5500 rpm

Curb Weight

4,045 lbs

Miscellaneous

Transmission is a six-speed Formula 1 style manual gearbox with auto shift manual/select shift manual electro-hydraulic control system.

0-60 mph

5.0 seconds

1/4 mph

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Top Speed

190 mph
 

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