Aston Martin Vanquish

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Background
The Aston Martin Vanquish was the first of the modern-era Astons built under Ulrich Bez's tutelage and fashioned off the VH aluminium architecture - and the name has been brought back for the new range-topping V12 based on the DB9. For more information on the Aston Martin Vanquish range, click on our further stories on the links below.

60sec road test
Take one DB9, add a smattering of carbonfibre, restyle heavily and re-engineer for masses more grunt and go. That's the Vanquish recipe and it works a treat in our experience. The latest changes have made the ride a bit stiffer in the name of sporting prowess, which is a bit of a shame in our book: it's less GT than before. We wonder who exactly will want to use the Track setting for the adaptive chassis. That said, the steering is wonderful, with no electric assistance to muddy the water and just an endless flow of telemetry from wheel to palm. The Vanquish's natural home is the wide sweeping A-road, where it covers ground with magisterial poise, and noise, and responds to your growing confidence in the depths of its abilities with ever increasing pace. Wonderful.

The one we'd buy
Yes it is

The one we'd avoid like the plague
There's only one Vanquish - until you start playing around with bespoke options, that is...

Rivals to consider
Ferrari F12 Berlinetta

For
Takes the DB9 and turns it up to 11

Against
The suspicion it's not quite as bespoke as some rivals

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