If you’re perhaps looking for a high-performance grand tourer that exudes exquisite craftsmanship and British charm, the new 2017 Aston Martin Vanquish is perhaps one among the few choices available for you. True, the Vanquish may not be the fastest or as cutting-edge as some of its rivals. However, its impeccable style, timeless looks, and comfort-themed amenities make it a fine choice nonetheless. The Aston Martin Vanquish USA release date should be expected sometime in early 2017, say recent media reports.
Just like the existing model, the Aston Martin Vanquish 2017 returns with an updated infotainment system and an eight-speed automatic transmission system. There’re a few changes on several of its vehicular facets, no doubt, but are minimal relative to the outgoing model. This shouldn’t be disappointing considering its impressive specs even without factoring any updates.
It returns boasting of the same elegant proportions, powerful stance, and trademark Aston Martin grille. Much of its styling can be attributed to its predecessor – the 2017 Aston Martin Vanquish DBS. This isn’t to say that the new vehicle lacks any new changes. Unlike the DBS, the new vehicle comes with improved torsional rigidity thanks to the extensive use of carbon fiber. Additionally, a huge chuck of curb weight has been saved as well.
The 2017 Aston Martin Vanquish interior is well-appointed and cutting-edge and the British marque says it has no less than one million stitches. The climate control and entertainment systems are controlled by the user-friendly haptic clusters housed by the center stack. Some of the appealing features available on its cabin include a 6.5” infotainment screen, heated front seats, a thirteen-speaker Bang & Olufsen audio system, carbon fiber exterior trim, plenty of customization options, a navigation system, and several interior trim treatments. Some of the occupant safety systems include traction and stability control, side curtain airbags, blind-spot monitor with rear-cross traffic alerts, and emergency braking.
Well, rivals hot on its heels include Maserati GranTurismo, Bentley Continental GT coupe, and Mercedes-AMG S63.
2017 Aston Martin Vanquish Rivals
The 2017 Maserati GranTurismo coupe price starts from $132,825. Some of the 2017 Maserati GT specs include a gorgeous interior and exterior design, usable backseat bench, an engaging ride quality, a fantastic V8 soundtrack, and a customizable interior. In terms of performance, the GranTurismo comes equipped with a 4.7L V8 engine paired to a six-speed automatic transmission system. Output stands at a walloping 454 hp and 384 lbs. ft. of torque. The Maserati GranTurismo release date should be expected sometime before this fall as a 2017 year model.
The 2017 Mercedes-Benz AMG S63 MSRP starts from $95,650. Some of the specs you get include an unparalleled blend of luxury and technology, endless entertainment and safety features, incredible ride comfort, effortless acceleration, and opulent cabin. In terms of performance, the 2017 AMG S63 comes equipped with a turbocharged 5.5L V8 engine rated at 577 horsepower and 664 pounds-feet of torque. The EPA estimates the fuel economy for the vehicle to stand at 15/23/18 mpg in the city/highway/combined.
2017 Aston Martin Vanquish Engine Specs
Although there’s nothing spectacular about it on the track, the new Vanquish just like before comes with an output rated at 567 hp and 465 pounds-feet of torque – impressive in isolation but much dated in relation to its rivals. These power gets sent to the rear wheel drive via the eight-speed automatic transmission system. furthermore, it aids the 2017 Aston Martin Vanquish zoom from 0-60 mph in just 3.6 seconds and consequently enable it achieve a top speed of around 201 mph.
Additional specs should be expected on its release date as the automaker is yet to publicly make the exact specs known.
2017 Aston Martin Vanquish Interior & Exterior Changes
The Aston Martin Vanquish 2017 is the mother of all luxury and comfort one can ever need. Some of the standard features available on the newest breed Vanquish breed include cruise control, all-LED lighting, adjustable air suspension system, 12-way power front seats, a power rear sunshade, a panoramic sunroof, soft-close doors, leather seat upholstery, automatic climate control, automatic high-beam control, and a power tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel.
Wheelbase: 107.9 in
Length: 186.1 in
Passenger volume: 78.0 ft³
Cargo volume: 6.6 ft³
Curb weight: 3834 lbs.
Top Speed: 201 mph
0-60: 3.6 sec
MPG: 13/21 (city/highway)
Available Exterior Colors: Appletree Green, Arizona Bronze, China Grey, Cinnabar Orange, Cobalt Blue, Concours Blue, Diavolo Red, Divine Red, Hammerhead Silver, Hardly Green, Jet Black, Kopi Bronze…
Towing Capacity: N/A lbs
2017 Aston Martin Vanquish Release Date & Price
Rumors allege the new vehicle will probably go for sale sometime in early 2017 with a starting price point of around $287,650 for the coupe, and $305,650 for the Vanquish Convertible. Those seeking an open-air experience can also opt for the 2017 Aston Martin Vanquish Volante.
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