Aston Martin Vanquish S V12 (2004)

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Aston Martin Vanquish S


Martin Vanquish S, the fastest model ever to be built by Martin, made its world at the Paris Motor Show on 23, 2004.

With a maximum in excess of 200mph (320 and a 6.0 litre V12 engine developing 520 the Aston Martin Vanquish S has designed to deliver even performance, complemented by subtle and steering changes and a number of and external style revisions.

The Martin Vanquish S has received but effective changes to complement its muscular body. The famous Martin grille has a new rounded and open appearance for better and an aerodynamic splitter improves stability.

At the rear, a redesigned lid featuring a new high mounted lamp reduces lift and balance and stability, helping to an impressive Cd figure of 0.32.

differences on the Aston Martin S not only improve the appearance but enhance performance. All the exterior panels are constructed from with each individual hand tailored to the central to ensure a perfect panel Every carefully detailed provides graphic evidence of the craftsmanship and quality, which is in its construction at Aston Martin’s Pagnell site in Buckinghamshire.

Revised steering geometry a 20% quicker response, allowing the to apply a reduced input for steering response. This the driver to be more precise inputs – especially on roads – and more feedback from the chassis.

Aston Martin Vanquish S V12

The Dynamics suspension, steering and package is now standard on the Aston Vanquish S. This includes springs and dampers and shorter arms.

The brakes have upgraded to incorporate larger six calipers and larger grooved and front discs. The rear are 2mm wider for improved heat The use of floating discs ensures the has consistent pedal feel heavy braking whilst a new pedal assembly reduces and enhances pedal feel.

Further development of Aston low emissions, all alloy, quad-overhead 48 valve, 6.0-litre V12 engine has an increase in power from 460 bhp to 520 bhp and is boosted to 425 lb ft (577 Nm).

enhancements include new cylinder with fully machined ports and combustion chambers to airflow, revised engine and new fuel injectors.

The overall design is a subtle blend of classic and modern materials Bridge of Weir leather matched to contemporary metal fittings and finishes. A number of improvements have been to the interior of the Aston Martin S to enhance the enhance the overall

The Aston Martin Vanquish S V12 is a of state-of-the-art aerospace technology and craftsmanship, said Dr Bez. It is the model of a confident and growing that is proud to display its but is also determined to make the technologically modern and inspirational cars in the world.

Illustrating Aston Martin’s commitment to customer care Martin Vanquish S customers be eligible for a complimentary Performance Course. This comprehensive driving experience can be taken at one of proving grounds – in the UK, Lommel in Belgium, or Romeo, in North America.

With the to continue to turn heads, the of the Aston Martin Vanquish is established as a modern classic.

its launch in 2001, the Vanquish has to be a huge success for Aston with over 1500 built.

Since its introduction in the V12 Vanquish has proved to be a success, the use of advanced technologies and materials as aluminium and carbon fibre. its on screen appearance in the latest Bond film ‘Die Day’ has ensured the V12 Vanquish has instantly recognisable to many.

With the capacity to continue to heads, the design of the V12 Vanquish is established as a modern classic. proportioned from every Ian Callum’s design confirms the of outstanding Supercar performance and the pedigree of the V12 Vanquish as the flagship for Aston Martin.


New larger diameter front – 378mm in place of – providing increased area and delivering improved with a 33% increase in thermal giving enhanced resistance to

New rear discs – unchanged at 330mm but 2mm thicker a 21% increase in thermal capacity enhanced resistance to fade.

discs – Maintain pedal feel under braking.

New front caliper 6 piston in place of 4 piston with 21% larger pad area to improved braking efficiency. to the front of the brake disc for location of this larger

New brake pads – performance friction material to the disc/caliper to provide enhanced and stability under repeated loads.

Engine Changes

changes include a new cylinder casting with machined ports and combustion chambers revised profiles to improve

A remapped engine management together with new fuel and spark plugs takes of the improved air flow and increases and torque outputs significantly.

grade materials are used in the connecting rods to handle the cylinder pressures.


Peak power is increased by 60 bhp to 520 bhp which is achieved at 7000rpm. torque increases by 25 lb.ft to 425 (577Nm) which is now delivered at

Combined with revised drive gearing (shortened 3.69:1 to 4.3:1), mid-range ‘feel’ is significantly improved; acceleration time (in top gear) is by almost two seconds to 6.5 seconds.

Aston Martin Vanquish S

Chassis Changes

Revised – shortened, reducing height by 5mm, and with a in the spring rate biased to

Revised dampers – damping providing improved control, especially at higher

Revised steering – ‘steering arms’ providing 20% steering response.

A new front knuckle assembly and new wheel hub assembly which, together revisions to the steering geometry, enhanced steering response, and precision.

Aston Martin S Specification

Length: 4665mm


Height: 1318 mm

Weight: 1875 kgs

Wheelbase: mm

Fuel tank capacity: 80

Maximum power: 388kW bhp) @ 6500 rpm

Maximum 577 Nm (425 lb. ft) @ 5000 rpm

Acceleration: km/h (62mph) 4.8 seconds

speed: 320 km/h (200+

Aston Martin Vanquish S
Aston Martin Vanquish S
Aston Martin Vanquish S
Aston Martin Vanquish S

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