Aston Martin sports cars received an 8-step “automatic”

January 25, 2015 at 23:20

The company Aston Martin presented updated Vanquish sports cars and Rapide S. Models received eight-speed automatic gearbox called Touchtronic III, developed by the German company ZF. Before that, they were equipped with dedicated six transmissions.
According to the “Aston” new “machine” has improved as a dynamic performance sports cars and their fuel efficiency. From zero to hundred kilometers per hour Vanquish can now accelerate in 3.8 seconds – three-tenths of a second faster than before. Hatchback “Rapid” reach “hundreds” of 0.5 seconds faster than its predecessor – 4.4 seconds maximum speed – 324 and 327 kilometers per hour, respectively.
Transmission ZF three percent lighter preceding box, change the level of 130 milliseconds, is a sports and manual modes, as well as adjusts to the driver’s driving style.

Aston Martin Vanquish 2015 pics

Aston Martin Vanquish 2015 picture

In addition, a new “machine” will reduce CO2 by an average of 10 percent (up to 298 and 300 grams per kilometer in Vanquish and Rapide S, respectively) and to improve fuel economy by 11 percent (to 9.1 liters per “hundred” in the country cycle).

Aston Martin Vanquish 2015 pics

Aston Martin Vanquish 2015 image

In both sports cars there are 5.9-liter twelve-aspirated gasoline became a little more powerful. In Vanquish returns increased by three horse power – up to 576 forces, and the “Rapid” into two forces – forces up to 560. Maximum torque is increased for 10 Nm – 630 Nm in both models.

Among other innovations: a modernized management software engine, stiffer dampers at Aston Martin Vanquish (15 percent front and 35 rear), modified front brakes have “Slow motion”, migrated brake booster for both models, the new wheel design, an expanded set of options for exterior and interior decoration.

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