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Aston Martin Vanquish Coupe (2014)

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Aston Martin Vanquish Coupe (2014) review: 26 facts and highlights

Aston Martin Vanquish Coupe (2014)
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Aston Martin Vanquish Coupe (2014)

Why is Aston Martin Vanquish Coupe (2014) better than the average?

  • Larger engine size
    ?

    5.9lvs4.65l
  • Maximum torque
    ?

    620Nmvs590.69Nm
  • More horsepower
    ?

    565hpvs512.91hp
  • More cylinders
    ?

    12vs8.05
  • Longer wheelbase
    ?

    2.74mvs2.64m
  • USB ports
    ?

    1vs0.66
  • More airbags
    ?

    6vs4.88
  • Larger fuel tank
    ?

    78lvs72.75l

General info

1.Has rear-wheel drive
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Rear-wheel drive benefits from increased traction when accelerating, as the weight of the vehicle shifts to the rear over the drive wheels. The weight of the car is also more evenly distributed, resulting in improved handling.

Aston Martin Vanquish Coupe (2014)
2.Has fully independent suspension
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This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.

Aston Martin Vanquish Coupe (2014)
3.Has a petrol (gasoline) engine
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A petrol (gasoline) engine offers several advantages over diesel. For example the engines tend to be lighter and cheaper than their diesel counterparts. Petrol engines also tend to have higher horsepower, and the fuel is more readily available.

Aston Martin Vanquish Coupe (2014)
4. less CO2 emissions
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The CO2 emissions of the car, measured in grams per kilometre. A car with less emissions is better for the environment.

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49g/km

335g/km

Dimensions

1.height
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2.width
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1.72m

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3.weight
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4. shorter length
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3.82m

4.69m

5. longer wheelbase
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The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).

Best

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2.99m

2.74m

Speed

1.top speed
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The fastest speed that the vehicle can reach.

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447km/h

295km/h

2. faster acceleration (0-100)
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The time it takes for the car to accelerate from 0-100 kilometres per hour.

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2.5s

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3. lower coefficient of drag
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The coefficient of drag is one measurement of how well air travels around a vehicle. A lower value means it is more aerodynamic and the engine doesn't have to work as hard. It can result in faster speeds and lower fuel consumption.

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Nissan GT-R (2014)

0.26Cd

0.33Cd

Engine

1.maximum torque
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Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful vehicle and is also a good indication of its acceleration.

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Hennessey Venom GT (2014)

1566Nm

620Nm

2. more horsepower
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Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.

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1244hp

565hp

3. larger engine size
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This measurement is the total volume of all the engine's cylinders, also known as the engine displacement. This is one of many aspects of an engine that determine its horsepower, but generally speaking a greater size indicates more power.

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4. better fuel economy (highway)
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Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

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Lotus Elise (2014)

5l/100 km

10.2l/100 km

5. more cylinders
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Although there are many aspects that determine the power, a higher number of cylinders is generally a good indication of the potential power of the engine.

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16

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6. better fuel economy (city)
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Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

Best

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8.3l/100 km

21.4l/100 km

Features

1.Has in-car system
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An in-car system (eg. Ford SYNC, Apple CarPlay) gives you extra functionality, such as navigation, taking phone calls (when linked to your smartphone) and controlling music.

Aston Martin Vanquish Coupe (2014)
2.USB ports
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With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

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3. more airbags
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Airbags are designed to cushion occupants in the event of an impact. The standard number is around six but some cars now incorporate additional ones, such as knee airbags, side airbags and side curtain airbags.

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8

6

4.Has stolen vehicle tracking system
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The vehicle has a tracking system that utilises GPS, allowing you to locate it in case it is stolen.

Aston Martin Vanquish Coupe (2014)
5. bigger screen size
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A bigger screen size for the in-car system provides a better user experience and is easier to use while driving.

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8.4"

6.5"

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