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Aston Martin Vanquish Ultimate revealed

By Chris Thompson, 01 Nov 2017 News

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To celebrate the Vanquish, Aston Martin has created what it calls the ‘Ultimate’

Aston Martin’s Vanquish Ultimate aims to celebrate Gaydon’s V12-powered GT flagship.

With a 444kW 6.0-litre atmo under the bonnet and three unique designer themes, don’t expect they’ll be available for long —  especially when Aston Martin is only building 175 of the things.

Available as both Coupe and Volante drop-top, the Vanquish Ultimate comes in different colour and trim packages to suit the customer’s taste.

Aston-Martin-Vanquish-Ultimate-rear.jpgCarbon fibre side strakes with rose gold decals, carbon fibre treadplates and sill plaques, or unique-stitched quilting seat designs can also be added.

The first of the three sets of styles comes in an Ultimate Black exterior (a nod to the first Vanquish S Ultimate Edition), with an Obsidian Black leather interior featuring Chestnut Tan accents.

The second pack is a Xenon Grey paintwork paired with Phantom Grey leather upholstery and blue stitching, complete with yellow accents throughout the cabin.

Aston-Martin-Vanquish-Ultimate-interior.jpgThe third is a White Gold exterior matched with Chestnut Tan leather and Obsidian Black accents inside.

Aston Martin chief creative officer Marek Reichman says creating the unique interiors and themes was challenging, especially considering some customers will want to further customise their cars.

To this effect, customers can ‘mix and match’ each exterior design to an interior of their choosing.

Aston-Martin-Vanquish-Ultimate-side.jpg“With the Ultimate Edition we have accentuated the Vanquish S’s unique blend of tradition, technology and craftsmanship with a selection of three bold exterior paint schemes and hugely appealing interior packages that make creative use of exciting materials,” Reichman says.

“Our design team has created three unique themes which unite an exterior and interior package, but we have been careful to ensure each exterior colour and interior theme work well together to offer our customers maximum choice.”

The Ultimate will set UK buyers back £211,995 ($367,890 AUD) or an extra £12,000 ($20,800) for the Volante, but no information for potential Australian buyers is available.