This week we’re at the helm of Aston’s posh V12-powered grand touring coupe. For 2015 the Vanquish introduces the new Touchtronic III eight-speed automatic gearbox into the mix, a transmission that’s been honed meticulously with technical partner ZF for use in the Rapide S and Vanquish. This, along with changes to the final drive gear ratio result in a Vanquish that’s both faster and more fuel efficient than last year’s model.

The heart of the Vanquish is Aston’s 6.0-liter naturally aspirated V12 which now makes 568 horsepower and 465 pound-feet of torque, up a handful of ponies this year due to exhaust tuning and the inclusion of a new Bosch engine management system. As a result of these updates, performance been given a substantial bump. The sprint to 60 mph from a standstill now takes just 3.6 seconds – a half-second better than the 2014 Vanquish – and the coupe’s top speed now reaches over 200 miles per hour.

The Vanquish also gets new dampers that are 15% stiffer at the front and 35% stiffer at the rear, along with new rear suspension bushings that are now 20% stiffer than before for improved handling dynamics.

Visually, the Vanquish gets subtle tweaks, with new forged alloys, paint hues and interior trim colors now available.

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Comments

    • aluisious
      aluisious

      That steering wheel is hideous. Who makes these moronic design decisions?

      about 1 month ago
    • Tate Mushroom
      Tate Mushroom

      People insulting the interior are just mad because they are mad they cant have it

      about 1 year ago
    • MeltedMind
      MeltedMind

      Ugly interior, orgasmic sound

      about 1 year ago
    • Mateus Faria
      Mateus Faria

      Ugly interior...good video

      about 1 year ago
    • Prasant Rajput
      Prasant Rajput

      Hey i
      much love that interial views of all cars

      about 1 year ago
    • Peter Sampson
      Peter Sampson

      Awesome, the black carbon edition is BEAUTIFUL

      about 1 year ago
    • Gamer'ın Dünyası
      Gamer'ın Dünyası

      give me this car!!

      about 1 year ago
    • Mr. Makeithappen ひ
      Mr. Makeithappen ひ

      I'm in love ❤️️.... only thing I hate is the steering wheel

      about 1 year ago
    • First Last
      First Last

      I just orgasmed

      about 1 year ago
    • Boom Slang
      Boom Slang

      Green with envy . wat a stunning motor👍

      about 1 year ago
    • Michael Slavin
      Michael Slavin

      That steering wheel makes me want to punch a cow.

      about 1 year ago
    • Trap World ØN.
      Trap World ØN.

      wow ... even bugatti have a more beautiful interior

      about 1 year ago
    • Basile Courageux
      Basile Courageux

      I notice, it's the even sound of porsche ! really, for me the resemblance is striking !

      about 1 year ago
    • 최민혁
      최민혁

      키야..

      about 2 years ago
    • Peter Sampson
      Peter Sampson

      I will live a blessed and happy life

      about 2 years ago
    • Bruce Kim
      Bruce Kim

      Car Porn.

      about 2 years ago
    • 50,000MilesBeneathMyBrain
      50,000MilesBeneathMyBrain

      Steering wheel of my dreams...

      about 2 years ago
    • autohausp
      autohausp

      Is the 8 speed a lot better than the 6?

      about 2 years ago
    • iLibertyWalkedMyBaconCT
      iLibertyWalkedMyBaconCT In reply to autohausp

      johncy2000 A LOT BETTER

      about 1 year ago
    • rezza rafee
      rezza rafee

      Ive always wondered where the e-brake is in this car

      about 2 years ago
    • Ercan Kilic
      Ercan Kilic

      I love Aston Martin , i would buy one .

      about 2 years ago
    • Kenny Tee
      Kenny Tee

      Do you feel like James Bong when driving?

      about 2 years ago
    • Thomas Bate
      Thomas Bate In reply to Kenny Tee

      James doesn't have a bong...

      about 1 year ago
    • DRAGON SKULL
      DRAGON SKULL In reply to Kenny Tee

      Kenny Tee *Bond

      about 2 years ago
    • Mama Suka
      Mama Suka

      This car makes my world so beautiful

      about 2 years ago
    • MrNwn007
      MrNwn007

      interior looks boring

      about 2 years ago
    • Jesus H. Christ
      Jesus H. Christ

      I bet Aston Martin hates Ford right now

      about 2 years ago
    • mrdojob
      mrdojob

      Do they come in manual? Yeah I get that modern autos change gear faster than humans now but it seems like an epic car to have as a stick.

      about 2 years ago
    • mrdojob
      mrdojob In reply to mrdojob

      +Artyom Timiryazevskaya Well that sucks

      about 2 years ago
    • Artyom Timiryazevskaya
      Artyom Timiryazevskaya In reply to mrdojob

      What are y'all talking about, Vanquish is auto-only. Only Vantage models offer stick

      about 2 years ago
    • BigFattyBoi
      BigFattyBoi In reply to mrdojob

      +mrdojob When you have a car with such power, it feels insanely good

      about 2 years ago
    • mrdojob
      mrdojob In reply to mrdojob

      +UpperHand GAMING I even like driving the works transit van and my little car as manual. It's just more fun. I tried my bosses auto Audi and it just felt bland. My dads manual BMW was more fun.

      about 2 years ago
    • BigFattyBoi
      BigFattyBoi In reply to mrdojob

      +mrdojob i have the same thoughts

      about 2 years ago
    • Purplepanda1057
      Purplepanda1057

      How do you switch it from park to Drive?

      about 2 years ago
    • RainOfWarhammer
      RainOfWarhammer

      Great American 20mph roads lol, cars like this need to test in Russia, where you can drive 100-200 ez. Boring

      about 2 years ago
    • PirateNightsuN
      PirateNightsuN

      but does the top go down

      about 2 years ago
    • Art Nu
      Art Nu

      fuqing floor it atleast once wtf

      about 2 years ago
    • kala bok
      kala bok

      1:56 on the red?

      about 2 years ago