The best ever Aston Martin – MoneyWeek

ThenewVanquishborrowsseveralstylingcuesfromtheOne-77,alimited-editionmodel,andthesegivetheVanquisha“crisper,edgierlookthanthecompany’slessermodels”,saysJohnSimisterinWhatCar。

Itmaylooksimilartotheothermodelsinthecompany’srange,but,althoughitsancestryisobvious,itisalso“aneffectivestepahead”。

Therealjoyofthecar,however,is“howeffortlesslyitcaneatuptheroadwithouttheneedforfireworks”,saysSimister。

It“surgessmoothlyofftheline”andtheengine’sV12howl“soundsdelicious”。

Thequick,precisesteeringmakesthecarfeelnimbleandthebrakesarefirstclass。

Theperformancecouldperhapsdo“withatouchmoredramaandexplosiveness”ifitistocompetewith,say,theFerrariF12。

Butitstillhas“hugepaceandabundantpower”and“wewouldn’tblameyouforchoosingaVanquish”overanyofitsrivals。

“It’safast,fabulous-lookingandbeautifullymadeGTcar。



Price:£189,9950-62mph:4。

1secsTopspeed:183mphEconomy:19。

6mpg(combined)。

Engine:V12,5,935cc,petrol

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