Aston Martin Vanquish Concept made an impressive debut at this year’s Geneva Motor Show. Aston Martin’s CEO Andy Palmer said that Vanquish will be made available in several variants. Thus, mid-engine supercars will gain more fans. In an interview to Top Gear, Andy Palmer said that it will directly compete against the recently revealed Ferrari F8 Tributo, McLaren 720S successor, and Lamborghini Huracan Evo. Aston Martin Vanquish will come as Volante and AMR Pro variant. Drop-top version of Aston Martin Vanquish Volante will take on the Spider versions of Ferrari, McLaren, and Lamborghini.
Vanquish AMR Pro will be similar in concept to Huracan Performante, McLaren’s LT models, and replacements of 488 Pista. Aston Martin Vanquish is an integral part of trio of hypercars and supercars developed by Gaydon based luxury automaker. Just above the Vanquish is the upcoming lineup is AM-RB 003 hypercar. It has same philosophy as LaFerrari and uses powerful hybrid powertrain. Above the AM-RB 003 is Valkyrie which is dubbed as Aston Martin’s ultimate performance machine. The new Aston Martin Vanquish features aluminum platform whereas Valkyrie and AM-RB 300 features carbon fiber.
Powering the new hybrid supercar is twin-turbocharged V6 engine supported by a small electric motor. Official performance figures have not been disclosed, but we expect the output in region of in high 700 and below 800hp mark. In part of their expansion plan, Andy Palmer stated to Top Gear that new models will increase sales figure. Aston Martin plans to build 7,000 sports car and front-engined GT models per year along with 7,000 examples of the DBX and future Lagonda models.