The original Aston Martin is considered to be one of the best hand-built creations ever made. As standard these beautiful beast used to come with robotized six-speed gearbox with flappy paddles. This was one of the most talked about and the weakest feature of the Aston Martin Vanquish. The mentioned 2002 Aston Martin Vanquish now comes with factory manual conversion (which was in huge demand). Due to spike on huge complaint, Aston Martin went back to offering factory conversion to manual gearbox.
This factory conversion is a simple process where F1-style transmission is converted to six-speed manual. This work is done by the same people who originally worked on the production of Vanquish. The conversion is held at Aston Martin’s company facility situated at Newport Pagnell. This 2002 Aston Martin Vanquish is painted in Skye Silver and has charcoal leather interior. The odometer on the 2002 Aston Martin Vanquish reads 9,000 miles. The Factory Option in the 2002 Aston Martin Vanquish includes Homelink, Chrome Exterior Door release, Satellite Navigation System, Gray brake calipers, Linn 6-speaker audio system and Tire pressure monitoring system.
The power in the 2002 Aston Martin Vanquish comes with 6.0 liter V12 engine which produces a stunning output of 460 horsepower and 420 lb-ft of torque. According to Aston Martin, it can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 4.3 seconds with a top speed of 190 miles per hour. Only 1,492 units of first generation of Aston Martin Vanquish were produced. Manually converted units are hence so rare, so it is great opportunity for people who might be interested in it. 2002 Aston Martin Vanquish is being sold by Autosport Designs in New York for the price of $117,500.