Car of the Day 9/29/18

Today’s car of the day is this 2015 Aston Martin Vanquish Volante that was at the 2018 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. The new Vanquish has been in production since 2012. The Volante (convertible) was introduced the following year. The engine is a 5.9 liter V12 that produces 568 horsepower and 465 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is an 8-speed automatic. This car does 0-60 mph in 3.8 seconds and has a top speed of 197 mph. This Vanquish was auctioned off for $203,500.

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Aston Martin Virage Volante Spotted in Tarpon Springs

This morning, I saw an Aston Martin Virage Volante in Tarpon Springs. The Aston Martin Virage is a grand tourer that was unveiled at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show, and was made between 2011 and 2012. The engine is a 5.9 liter V12 that produces 490 horsepower and 420 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 6-speed automatic. This car does 0-60 mph in 4.6 seconds and has a top speed of 186 mph. This car weighs 4,167 pounds since the body panels are made of aluminum, magnesium, and composite, and the chassis is a bonded aluminum monocoque.

Car of the Day 5/20/18

Today’s car of the day is this 2018 Aston Martin DB11 Volante that was at the 2018 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. The DB11 is the replacement for aging DB9. The DB11 was unveiled at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show, despite the fact that photos of the DB11 were leaked online twice before it was unveiled. The engine is a 5.2 liter twin turbo V12 that produces 600 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is an 8-speed automatic. This car does 0-60 mph in 3.9 seconds and has a top speed of 200 mph. This car weighs 3,902 pounds since the chassis is a bonded aluminum spaceframe. The starting price of the DB11 Volante is $216,495.