One of the vital undervalued supercars is the 2001-2007 Aston Martin Vanquish. This gorgeous GT is taken into account by many to be designer Ian Callum’s automotive masterpiece. Ian used the DB4GT Zagato as his place to begin for the Vanquish and sought to create a automobile that was extra aggressive than the DB7. To my eye Ian positively succeeded, because the Vanquish was additionally chosen to be 007’s automobile in Die One other Day and marked the return of Aston being the popular automobile of James Bond.
The Vanquish isn’t just a pleasant styling train however has the efficiency to again it up as properly. It’s is constructed of superior carbon fiber and aluminum alloy, and is powered by Aston’s 5.9-liter V12 engine producing a factory-rated 460 horsepower and 400 ft/lb of torque. This gave the automobile a 0-60 mph time of 4.5 seconds, a 0-100 mph time of 9.9 seconds and a high velocity of 190 mph. Positively supercar numbers, particularly in 2001.
The Vanquish can be notable as a result of it’s the final Aston Martin model constructed on the Newport Pagnell manufacturing facility, the identical manufacturing facility that turned out the traditional DB4, DB5, and DB6s.
The Vanquish can be a restricted manufacturing model with a complete of solely 2,578 vehicles constructed from 2001 till the tip of manufacturing in 2007. For a comparability Ferrari constructed a complete of three,083 of its 550 Maranello, the automobile that the Vanquish was constructed to compete towards. This bears mentioning resulting from the truth that a Vanquish shouldn’t be solely rarer automobile than the 550, it’s in some way additionally cheaper to purchase at this time.
The Decide of the Day is considered one of these extraordinary vehicles; a 2003 Aston Martin Vanquish completed in Jet Black with a Purple Fox leather-based inside. (Click on the hyperlink to view the itemizing)
This Aston Martin is listed on the market on ClassicCars.com by a seller in Farmingdale, New York and has a complete of solely 17,000 miles from new.
The vendor describes the automobile to be in distinctive, all unique situation with superb paint, inside and completely working mechanicals.
The Vanquish is a fancy automobile and it could be a good suggestion to have a pre-purchase inspection carried out on a automobile of this caliber. No Aston Martin is cheap to service and a automobile like this one may have wants that must be attended to by a specialist. That being stated, these vehicles will not be troublesome, regardless of having an costly clutch service when wanted, and supply a stage of sophistication and construct high quality that equals or betters its competitor from Ferrari.
The asking value of this Vanquish is $74,900 and is a discount for what you’re getting at that value level. These vehicles can’t stay priced this low perpetually and my recommendation could be to purchase one now whereas they continue to be reasonably priced.
Of all of the completely different vehicles I’ve owned none have felt as particular to me as Aston Martins and a Vanquish is the tip of an period. To me the Vanquish is crucial fashionable model the corporate has constructed.