Vanquish Volante

2015 Car of the Year | No. 5: Aston Martin Vanquish Volante

Click to see the Car of the Year web feature, with exclusive photos and videos. >> Strengthening the bond  Aston Martin has been synonymous with James Bond for five decades now, since the 1964 release of the film franchise’s first blockbuster, Goldfinger, which featured a DB5 that could dispense oil slicks and smoke screens and […]

Aston Martin Vanquish Volante

While some judges found the Vanquish Volante’s performance lacking in refinement, others enjoyed the guttural, spine-tingling exhaust notes, a feature that distinguished it from the competition’s electric, hybrid, and turbocharged entries… Click here to read more about the Aston Martin Vanquish Volante.

BEST of the BEST 2014 | Wheels | Convertibles: Aston Martin Vanquish Volante

While it is true that the Aston Martin Vanquish Volante ( is the brand’s quickest and most powerful model ever, the venerable British sports-car maker also could claim that this $298,000 convertible version of its revitalized flagship is the best Aston Martin ever. With supercar lines borrowed from the One-77, a fluted carbon-fiber fuselage, and […]

Car of the Year 2014: Aston Martin Vanquish Volante

Flying High The Aston Martin Vanquish Volante does not need an ejection seat, concealed machine guns, or tire-slashing wheel spinners. Even without those features it still embodies the qualities that always have been associated with the century-old marque: high-tech, handmade, and rare. The Vanquish sits at the top of the Aston Martin hierarchy. It debuted […]

Autos: Topped Off

For the 2014 model year and for the first time ever, Aston Martin is offering its top-of-the-line Vanquish as a ragtop, or, as Aston Martin calls it, a Volante. As with the coupe version of the new-generation Vanquish—a name that returned for the 2013 model year after a six-year hiatus—the Volante shares very little with […]