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Performance Review: Aston-Martin Vanquish S 5.9 V12 - [2016]

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Aston-Martin Vanquish S 5.9 V12 - [2016]

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Figures & Specs Summary:

  • Year: 2016 | Type: Coupe
  • Engine: 5935 cc (362.1 ci) 48 Valve
  • Engine Formation: V12
  • Aspiration: Naturally Aspirated
  • Fuel Type: Petrol
  • Transmission: 8 speed / Auto
  • Top Speed: 201 mph (323.4 kph)
  • 0-60 mph (96.6 kph): 3.3 secs
  • 0-100 kph (0-62 mph): 3.4 secs
  • 0-100 mph (160.9 kph): 0.0 secs
  • Power: 595 bhp (443 kW) @ 7000 rpm
  • Kerbweight: 1739 kgs (3833 lbs)
  • Torque: 465 lb-ft (630.4 Nm) @ 5500 rpm
  • Drive: RWD | Engine Location: Front
  • 1/4 Mile (Est.): 11.8 secs @ 116.0 mph
  • BHP Per Ton: 342.1 bhp
  • Torque Per Ton: 267.3 lb-ft
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Aston-Martin Vanquish Performance Review.

Introduction:

This edition of the Aston-Martin Vanquish S 5.9 V12 is the 8 speed / Auto version and was first brought out in 2016. This was at around the same time as the introduction of the 2017 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon 6.2 V8 and the 2016 Bugatti Chiron 8.0 W16 Quad Turbo.This particular Aston-Martin Vanquish has a 5935cc Naturally Aspirated Petrol powerplant with 12 cylinders in a V formation.

Lamborghini SC20 6.5 V8 - [2020] image

Alternative Petrol V12's includes the 2020 Lamborghini SC20 6.5 V8

The Vanquish shares its Petrol V12 engine configuration with the likes of the 2020 Lamborghini SC20 6.5 V8 and the 2017 Apollo Intensa Emozione 6.3 V12. If you're looking for other fast cars which share the Vanquish's Rear Wheel Drive, Coupe combination then how about the 1982 Fiat X1/9 1.5 8V or the 1965 Aston-Martin DB6 1965.

Power and Weight:

Weighing in at 1739 kgs (3833 lbs) this makes the Aston-Martin Vanquish S 5.9 V12 in the same weight category as the 2021 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 6.2 V8 Supercharged or the give or take 50kg.

McLaren Artura 3.0 V6 Turbo Hybrid - [2021] image

The Aston-Martin Vanquish shares the same bhp with the 2021 McLaren Artura 3.0 V6 Turbo Hybrid (577 bhp)

In terms of power the 5935cc 48V V12 engine produces 595 bhp (443 kW) @ 7000 rpm similar to the 2021 McLaren Artura 3.0 V6 Turbo Hybrid (577 bhp) or the 2021 BMW 5 Series M5 4.4 V8 Turbo F90 (592 bhp).

The Naturally Aspirated V12 throws out 465 lb-ft (630.4 Nm) @ 5500 rpm placing it with cars of similar torque performance figures such as the 2021 BMW 3 Series M3 Competition 3.0 Bi Turbo xDrive G80 (479 lb-ft) or the 2021 Porsche Taycan 4S Cross Turismo (479 lb-ft).

Power to Weight:

If one combines the weight with power or torque performance for the Aston-Martin Vanquish you can get a better idea of it's real world performance.

Mercedes SLR Class McLaren 722 S Roadster - [2008] image

The 2008 Mercedes SLR Class McLaren 722 S Roadster (366.2 bhp per ton) has similar Bhp Per Ton stats as the Aston-Martin Vanquish.

The Aston-Martin Vanquish has a Power to weight ratio of 342.1 bhp per ton and 267.3 lb-ft per ton. Bhp Per Ton figures of the 2016 Vanquish competing with the 2008 Mercedes SLR Class McLaren 722 S Roadster (366.2 bhp per ton) or the 2013 Porsche 918 Spyder 4.6 V8 (365.8 bhp per ton).


Power to Weight(cont.):

If you agree with the late great Carroll Shelby then arguably an even better indicator of potential performance, Torque. Use weight as well and you end up with - Torque per ton, with the Aston-Martin Vanquish generating around 267.3 lb-ft per ton. If you're curious as to what other cars have as much torque to weight then look no further than the 2013 Vauxhall-Opel VXR8 GTS 6.2 V8 (292.3 lb-ft per ton) or the 2018 Aston-Martin DB11 AMR 5.2 V12 twin Turbo (292.3 lb-ft per ton).

Acceleration:

With a 0-60mph time of 3.3 secs or a 0-100km/h (0-62mph) of 3.4 secs, this made the Aston-Martin Vanquish S 5.9 V12 as fast as the 2020 Audi R8 Performance 5.2 V10 Spyder (3.3 secs) the 2019 Ferrari Roma 3.9 V8 Turbo (3.3 secs) the 2019 BMW 8 Series M8 Cabriolet 4.4 V8 Turbo F91 (3.3 secs) the or the 2018 Aston-Martin DBS Superleggera Concorde Special Edition (3.3 secs). This Aston-Martin Vanquish S 5.9 V12 is also faster than the 2021 Aston-Martin Speedster 5.2 V12 Twin Turbo (3.4 secs) the 2021 BMW 3 Series M3 Competition 3.0 Bi Turbo xDrive G80 (3.4 secs) the 2020 Lamborghini Huracan EVO 5.2 V10 RWD Spyder (3.4 secs) the and the 2020 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody 6.2 V8 (3.4 secs).

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Quarter Mile time is a close race between the Vanquish and the 2009 Porsche Cayman S 3.4

When talking about the performance of the Aston-Martin Vanquish on the drag strip it can reach a quarter mile in an estimated 11.8 secs @ 116.0 mph. Similar performance down the quarter mile can be found with the the 2009 Porsche Cayman S 3.4 (11.74 secs), the 2017 BMW 7 Series 750i xDrive (11.75 secs), and the 2011 Dodge Charger SRT8 6.4 V8 (11.76 secs).

Top Speed:

Modern performance cars are often artificially restricted to 155mph. The 2016 version of the Aston-Martin Vanquish S 5.9 V12 has a maximum speed of 201mph.

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Top Speed of the 2016 Vanquish equals the 2017 McLaren 720S 4.0 V8 Twin Turbo (212 mph)

If maxing out your car on the AutoBahn is your thing and you're wondering what's faster than the 2016 Aston-Martin Vanquish S 5.9 V12 then how about the 2017 McLaren 720S 4.0 V8 Twin Turbo (212 mph), the 2005 Pagani Zonda F (214 mph), or the 2006 Ascari A10 5.0 V8 (215 mph).

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