British manufacturer Aston Martin makes the best cars in Grand Tourer Class. The main evidence for that is 2018 Aston Martin Vanquish S. This famous two-door coupe with “S” badge becomes faster, more powerful and sportier. To return to the subject, current second generation enters its last stage with a few upgrades. But 2019 we can expect the new third-generation with significant changes. Unlike the standard version, S is more potent thanks to the aerodynamic package and tweaked V12 engine. According to Andy Palmer, who is CEO of Aston Martin, new Vanquish S will present “perfection” because includes chassis from carbon fiber, engineering improvement, and a beautiful design. If you want to compare it with the DB11 model then you will realize that Vanquish S goes one step ahead. Finally, it will be found in the company of best luxury models such as Bentley Continental GT and Ferrari F12.
2018 Aston Martin Vanquish S Exterior
When the exterior design in the question, we will talk just about differences compared to the current version. This time we go with the magnifying glass on the front fascia and see new front splitter and hood. Their task is to reduce the air drag in driving. Furthermore, the front air intakes will be wider than usual. What will happen with the rear end? There you can notice completely new bumper with the rear diffuser and quad exhaust tips. That is not all because you can also get stylish wheels with five spokes and few different colors of disc-brakes. If you are already familiar with the previous model then you will very easy recognize 2018 Aston Martin Vanquish S. For people who like convertible version, it will be available soon. The main difference is in the soft top. The convertible version comes under the name of Vanquish S Volante.
2018 Aston Martin Vanquish S Cabin
The cabin can accommodate four occupants in the 2+2 layout of seats. Interior design brings new leather upholstery with white contrast stitching. It is very noticeable. In addition, center stack, steering wheel, and knobs have also beautiful finishing. When we talk about technology, you can expect radical improvement only in the third generation. The 2018 Aston Martin Vanquish S will retain the existing technology and devices. Some of them are 6.5-inch LCD screen, satellite navigation, DAB radio, AM/FM radio, and Bluetooth.
2018 Aston Martin Vanquish S Specs
In the specification, you can notice great upgrades. All until now, the manufacturer used twin-turbo 5.2-liter V12 engine. It is borrowed from the DB11 model. In cooperation with Ford Motor Company, 2018 Aston Martin Vanquish S adopts 5.9-liter V12 which produces 592 horsepower. It is an improvement of 24 horsepower compared to the standard version. New acceleration time from dead point to 60 mph amounts around 3.5 seconds. Top speed is astonishing 200 mph. Further, the engine comes with eight-speed Touchtronic III automatic transmission. That means refine shifts and faster response. Mechanical advances cannot be questioned. On the other hand, regardless of new things, the comfort will not be threatened.
2018 Aston Martin Vanquish S Price
Price for US market will amount $294,950. Experts will notice that it is higher for three percent.