Aston Martin has released the first official images and details with the DBS successor, the AM 310 Vanquish.
After the Aston Martin AM 310 Vanquish has been spied a few times on the way while being tested for its future customers, the British supercar is finally being placed into the spotlights by the automaker, who has released the first official images and details with what will be the successor of the Aston Martin DBS. According to the car manufacturer, the Aston Martin AM 310 Vanquish features next generation VH architecture and each body panes has been made out of carbon fiber. The body shell torsional rigidity has been improved by over 25 percent, as the company is saying.
Under the hood, the Aston Martin AM 310 Vanquish is getting an upgraded 6.0 liter V12 engine, which is developing a total output of 565 BHP and 620 Nm of torque (457 lb-ft), which are being set to the wheels through a Touchtronic 2 six-speed automatic transmission. The Aston Martin AM 310 Vanquish can accelerate from 0 to 62 mph in 4.1 seconds before reaching a top speed of 183 mph.
“This is the latest incarnation of everything we know, informed and developed from One-77. It is the ultimate Super Grand Tourer – confident and assured – and is the newest representation of Power, Beauty and Soul”, said the Aston Martin Chief Executive Officer, Ulrich Bez.
Aston Martin says that the AM 310 Vanquish will be available as a 2+2 or as a 2+0 and the price of the newest supercar’s in the automaker’s lineup is still keeping that high price, being set at 189,995 GBP RRP. The first units of the Aston Martin AM 310 Vanquish will be delivered in the United Kingdom and Europe in late 2012.