British sports car manufacturer 2018-2019 Aston Martin coupe introduced Vanquish, convertible Vanquish Volante and a 4-door sports car Rapide S model year. Changes appearance no model has undergone, if not to take into account the emergence of a new body color palette of red color Diavalo Red.
Also supercars got lighter 10-spoke forged wheel discs. The main part of the upgrade was the 8-speed automatic ZF Touchtronic III development programs, will improve the technical characteristics of automobiles.
Earlier implementation of the power unit rods engaged in the 6-speed automatic Touchtronic 2 is now paired with a motor V12 in volume of 6 liters are more than technically perfect transmission. Touchtronic III a little easier and “rate” – a change of gear occurs at 130 milliseconds. Manual shift mode allows the driver to take over full control of the sports car.
More thanks to a new automatic transmission has decreased by 11 per cent average fuel consumption by 10 per cent reduced CO2 emissions, but much more relevant for the supercar looks improved acceleration dynamics. Vanquish shoots from a standstill to 60 miles (96 kilometers) per hour in 3.6 seconds, the predecessor is required 4.1. Rapide S reaches the scoring mark in 4.2 seconds instead of the previous 4.7.
Slightly increased performance V12, is the merit of a software engine-ECU and an upgraded exhaust system. At 2018-2019 Aston Martin Rapide S engine develops 560 horsepower (2 l / s), while the Vanquish return the same engine is 576 horsepower (3 l / s).
Torque 6-liter power unit increased by 10 Nm and 630 Nm achieved at 5500 rpm. Suspension made more “knocked” by setting stringent shock absorbers (front stiffer by 15 percent, back to 35), as reconfigured power brakes.
To finish the interior 2018-2019 Aston Martin Vanquish became available, new color schemes Dark Knight and Fandango Pink. The interior of the Rapide S can be ordered in a bright red coloring.