Aston Martin Vanquish S Volante is probably the last big car from an era that will soon be over – times larger naturally-aspirated engines. Modern trends betting firm turbo engines, with all their pros and cons, but Aston Martin has decided to once again ignore fashion. The versions S patterns Aston Martin always been more specific, especially with regard to power and performance. And the convertible version of the Vanquish S is no exception – a few small changes to the engine have done so that the power of the 5.9-liter V12 is rounded to 600 horsepower. This is for the European version of the car in the US power Vanquish S Volante will be 580 horsepower.
But the main improvement is related to the work of the 8-speed automatic Touchtronic II, which switches smoother gear. From Aston Martin did not announce the dynamic performance of a convertible, but suggests that they are very close to those of the body, which accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h of 3.5 seconds and a top speed of 330 km/h.
Changes on the new Vanquish S Volante are mainly cosmetic, much of the extras offered at the previous car, now part of the standard equipment. Coupe and convertible Vanquish S entering the market in April, the price on the open version in the US will be 315,775 USD, with 18,000 USD more than the coupe.