The new Vanquish is composed of a all-aluminum monocoque chassis that the automaker calls its “Generation 4 VH” platform. Affixed to the lightweight framework is an aluminum, magnesium alloy and composite body, every single body panel is now carbon-fiber. Compared to its DBS predecessor, Aston Martin claims the new structure is lighter and 25-percent more rigid.
In terms of performance, Aston Martin quotes 0 to 60 mph in just under four seconds with a top speed of 183 mph. With the base price of $279,995, the Vanquish is offered in both 2+0 and 2+2 configurations.