Revealed earlier this year as the Project AM 310 'concept', the Vanquish marks a new evolution of the iconic Aston styling, with sharper lines and an angry new visage.
The Vanquish retains Aston's familiar 6.0 litre V12 engine, but power is boosted to 421kW and 620Nm. Matched with the six-speed Touchtronic 2 sequential shifter, Aston promises a 0-100km/h time of 4.1 seconds.
The 'new' Aston utilises an overhauled version of the VH platform underpinning other models in the line-up, with torsional rigidity improved by around 25 percent.
As you'd expect, there's extensive use of carbon fibre, aluminium and magnesium, and the front end of the chassis is 13 percent lighter than in the Vanquish's predecessor, the DBS.
Taking a tip from the One-77, the body of the new car features extensive use of carbon fibre, aluminium and magnesium, and Aston says the front chassis structure is 13 percent lighter than in the DBS.
The whole package sits on 20-inch Pirelli P Zero tyres, with braking managed by 398mm ventilated carbon ceramic discs at the front and 360mm discs at the rear.
Buyers will be able to choose from a 2 or 2+2 seating arrangement at purchase, and rear storage space - for what it's worth - has increased by 60 percent.
Priced at $473,340, Australian deliveries of the Vanquish will begin in the fourth quarter of this year.
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