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2005 Aston Martin Vanquish

By Lou Ann Hammond, Mon, 14 Mar 2005 08:00:00 PDT

It's so nice to hear that Aston Martin has been taken off Volvo's charity donor list. They are reportedly making money and, oddly enough, beautiful cars. The Vanquish is adding to its lineup with the S model at a price of $255,000.

Thank the revised steering geometry for the 20-percent quicker response. The Sports Dynamics suspension, steering and braking package that was optional on the Vanquish is standard on the Vanquish S. The original Vanquish's interior has been redesigned to emulate the sophistication and luxury Aston Martins name depicts.

The Vanquish S's main competition is Ferrari's 550 Maranello and 612 Scaglietti. The 460bhp is still available at $236,000.

That price is supposed to include a free performance driving class.

 

 


2005 Aston Martin Vanquish S


The cockpit of the Vanquish S


The interior of the Vanquish S

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