When Lamborghini and Ferrari offer the best European performance while Rolls-Royce and Bentley do the same with luxury. Aston Martin positioned itself in the middle with Vanquish S. Its V12 engine produces 580 horsepower and a vibrant sound, while its interior demonstrates Aston Martin’s expertise in combining metals, leather and wood.
The 2018 Aston Martin Vanquish S is a high-performance, limited production sport car sold in single fully loaded trim. It is available as a coupe or soft-top convertible, called the Volante.
The 2018 Aston Martin Vanquish S is powered by a 5.9-liter V12 engine that delivers 580 horsepower and 465 pound-feet of torque (U.K. and EU versions are rated at 595 hp, thanks to the availability of higher octane pump fuel). An eight-speed automatic transmission and rear-wheel drive are standard.
Aston Martin claims the Vanquish S will accelerate to 60 mph in a fraction under 3.5 seconds, and reach a top speed of 201 mph. EPA fuel economy rating at 16 mpg combined (13 city/21 highway).