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2014 Aston Martin Vanquish

Squirrelling Away In Motown With British Royalty As far as unexpected encounters with wild animals go, squirrels don't normally rate. The furry little nut-smugglers are omnipresent fixtures in my neck of the woods – literally – so a chance meeting doesn't warrant caution the way a bear or even an ornery raccoon might. But one's list of priorities can't help but change a bit at 175 miles per hour. That was exactly the case when I drove this Aston Martin's predecessor, the DBS, a few years ago. I was hammering around a closed course – Ford's Romeo proving grounds &nda... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
5.9L V12
Power:
565 HP / 457 LB-FT
Transmission:
6-Speed Automatic
Base Price:
$282,820
As-Tested Price:
$303,635
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    Paris: Aston Martin Vanquish Carbon Edition is back in black [w/video]
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    Earlier this year, I spent the weekend with an Aston Martin Vanquish Volante in a particularly interesting shade of green – the same car you see photographed here, for our First Drive. When it was dropped off, I remember just staring at it, taking in all of its lines, the curves, its pronounced hips – all the details. To say the Vanquish is a ...

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    Los Angeles: Aston Martin Vanquish Volante Neiman Marcus makes holiday shopping easy, expensive
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    For almost 20 years, luxury retailer Neiman Marcus has teamed up with an automaker to offer rare, limited edition automobiles in the pages its famous annual holiday catalogue. The vehicles have run the gamut over the years, but have slowly been eking up in price and exclusivity in the past few years. 2011 saw a Ferrari FF Neiman Marcus, while 2012's car ...

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    Monterey: Aston Martin debuts V12 Vantage S, Vanquish Volante in Monterey
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    As one the featured automakers at this year's Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, Aston Martin had a pretty big spotlight with which to reveal two production vehicles to the North American market. The 2014 Aston Martin Vanquish Volante (shown above) made its global premiere in Monterey, while the 2015 Aston Martin V12 Vantage S (inset) made its debut on ...

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    Official: Aston Martin Vanquish Volante to bow at Pebble Beach
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    Aston Martin is one of the featured marques at the 2013 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. With events set for August 14 through 17 and the show itself on August 18, the British brand is going all out in showing its sleek, powerful GT cars to the throngs of well-heeled attendees. The star of the show will be the Vanquish Volante, which will be receiving ...

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    Geneva: Aston Martin Vanquish Centenary Edition sparkles in silver
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    The traditional gift, if someone has the longevity to celebrate a 100th anniversary of... well, anything, really, is a 10-carat diamond. In lieu of that, we're going to recommend one of these Aston Martin Vanquish Centenary Edition machines. After all, it's nearly as sparkly as a diamond, and it's probably a fair bit cheaper than a 10-carat diamond that's ...

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    Aston V8 Vantage gets flappy paddles
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    According to AutoExpress' sources, Aston Martin will be debuting a six-speed, automated, manual gearbox for its V8 Vantage at the Paris Motor Show. The clutchless setup allows for quick up/down shifts, via steering wheel-mounted paddles, and also a fully automatic mode for sedate cruising.The new transmission will be similar to the one offered in the baby ...

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