Introducing the 2014 Vanquish Volante from Aston MartinNovember 25, 2013
If a different driving experience is what you crave, you can find it with this new luxury car form Aston Martin. From the moment you fire it up and step on the gas, you will notice a completely different type of experience. The 2014 Vanquish Volante offers the best of the supercar world, along with the most elegant luxury you’ll find in a vehicle for this year.
Of course, this isn’t just some ordinary car key. Aston Martin calls this sparkling crystal and shimmering steel contraption an Emotion Control Unit, which fits with the James Bond theme the company is always after. Slide the ECU into the dashboard and watch the car come to life.
The word “Volante” is an Italian word for “flying,” and that’s exactly what this car does. Owning the 2014 Ashton Martin Vanquish Volante provides 565-horsepower from a V-12 engine. You will feel the power as it goes from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 4.0 seconds. The top speed if this “flying car” is 183 mph and even though it doesn’t actually lift up into the air, it certainly feels like it.
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Those interested in a little more than just speed will be happy to hear, the vehicle also handles like a dream. It has a 51:49 front-to-rear weight distribution for incredible balance and provides an innovative Adaptive Damping System for even more control. The car weighs a total of 4,065 pounds, comes with ceramic breaks and mimics a race car in so many ways.
Of course, it’s important to understand what’s going on inside the vehicle, as well. You will find a cabin fit for a king. Luxmill leather provides the cloth you will be wrapped in, while a 6.5-inch navigation system is hidden under a carbon fiber cover when you don’t need it. The luggage area is 50% larger than the previous Volante and the cabin provides seating for two extra passengers when necessary.
Not only do these cabin features make the vehicle better, but they also help bring your insurance rates down. Other features of the vehicle include:
• 6-speed automatic transmission
• 457 lb.-ft. of torque
• 13 mpg city and 19mpg highway
• 20.5 gallon fuel tank
• Three-layer top folds down in 14 seconds
• Touch-glass buttons
• Carbon Fiber body panels
The 2014 Aston Martin Vanquish Volante is a beautiful machine and comes in at just under $300K.