The Aston Martin Vanquish S is an exotic sports car which has been produced by the company Aston Martin since 2001. It became very popular after being featured in a number of films, including the James Bond series. This car has been designed to compete with the likes of Ferrari, and it is the successor to the V8 Vantage.
The Aston Martin Vanquish S has a number of features which make it fierce competitor on the race track. The car is powered by a V12 engine which is 5.9 L and can produce up to 400 pounds of torque. The driver controls the car by using a semi-automatic transmission. The engine for the car was designed by a Ford research institute in the United States. The car also features ABS and traction control. All Aston Martin vehicles are built by hand, and the Vanquish S can be purchased as a two door luxury car or a Coupe.
Tests were conducted on the Vanquish S using a wind tunnel. This was done to make sure the car peformed correctly under high speeds, and to insure it was as aerodynamic as possible. Splitters were added to the Vanquish S to properly handle the flow of air. The safety aspects of the car were enhanced by a special carbon material which is light in weight yet strong enough to handle a crash. The Vanquish is renown for its stopping power. The antilock brake unit synchronizes the front and rear of the car, bringing a high degree of balance to the vehicle.
Despite the impressive features of the Aston Martin Vanquish S, there are a number or problems which have been found with the model. Some have said that the materials used to construct the interior are not consistent with the price of the car. Much of the aluminum used in the car is actually plastic, and many parts of the car can be seen in Ford cars which are much less costly. Another complaint made against the car is the weight. Many have said that cars in the $160,000 price range shouldn't weigh over 2.5 tons. Others have also said that there are no major improvements between the Vanquish S and the DB9, which is lighter in weight.
Despite these criticisms, the Aston Martin Vanquish S is an impressive car with a powerful engine. It is more than capable of outracing a Ferrari, and many say that the price for the car is correct. The engine of the car shares many similarities with the Duratec V6 engine from Ford.