All-new flagship coupe to highlight Aston's participation in the biggest automotive event of the summer in Monterey, California.
There will be plenty of eye candy on display when the gates open at Pebble Beach in about a week from now, and not a small portion of that revolves around Aston Martin. Not only will Aston display at the Concours d'Elegance and the Quail motorsports gathering and host VIP guests at The Aston Martin Estate, but its rare '55 DB3S racer is expected to fetch $4 million at auction the same weekend. Still not enough Gaydon action for you? Fret not, because Aston is rolling out the new Vanquish right there at the McCall's Motorworks Revival event.
Granted, the new Vanquish has already appeared online, but this will be the first time it is properly unveiled to the public and the first time it will appear in the United States. The Vanquish replaces the DBS (of 007 fame) as the British automaker's mainstream flagship. It is based on the same VH platform that underpins just about everything in the company's lineup, and is powered by the same 6.0-liter V12 (albeit retuned to 565 horsepower), but most vitally it is draped in an all-new carbon fiber body that, well… it looks the business. Of course the interior is all new as well, along with a raft of other details.
Along with the announcement, Aston has revealed North American pricing for the new Vanquish that will begin delivery on the Atlantic's western shores early next year. US pricing starts at $279,995, while Canadians will have to shell out a touch more at $296,000. Oh, and we wouldn't be surprised to see the new V12 Vantage Roadster making its first appearance at the event, too. Just don't expect it to be stealing much limelight from the new Vanquish, a handful of new pictures of which we're glad to present you with here.