Home LifeStyle  Luxury Cars The Vanquish "S"ean

The Vanquish "S"ean

Posted: Mar. 14th, 2006  |  By JustLuxe Team
RSS Syndicated News Email a Friend Suggest an Article Share Visit Website
Luxury Cars: I'd like to think the "S" in the Aston Martin Vanquish S is named for one Sean Connery. He is the one man who helped put the British car producer on the map. As an actor portraying secret agent James Bonds, 007 drove the 1963 DB5; it secured the company's identity as a purveyor of fast sexy cars driven by men who wreaked havoc on villains throughout the free world.

Vanquish means to over-come, annihilate, subdue, crush and conquer. We'd like to wish Sir Connery our best as he recovers from one to many hits to the kidneys while vanquishing the bad guys. Doctors found a cyst and performed surgery a few weeks ago but today he was given a clean bill of health.

The Vanquish S' kidneys are supported by a V12 engine, a posh interior and boasts Formula One-level features, including a six-speed manual transmission operated with steering wheel-mounted paddles. The mechanism enables you to change gears within 250 milliseconds - in other words, faster than the blink of an eye. Qualities that any good spy needs while protecting the Kingdom.

For LxM Donald Leonard
Related Topics : Lifestyle News
Share on Facebook Share
See Next Article
Write a Story/Review about this topic

Post a Comment

 
Related Articles
Featured Contributor
Tina StewartTina Stewart
Shown at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, the Garia Mansory Currus will make more of an impression on...
Read More | View Profile
The Best of Luxury
Event Calendar
Keeping Up with JustLuxe
Like Us on FacebookFollow Us on TwitterRSS Feeds
Sign Up for Our Newsletter!
Current News & Features
Yacht Hunting? Check Out the New Oceanis 60 Sailboat
Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025 Will Drive Itself
Warm Your Home (Or Just Make it Look Really Cool) with Eco-Friendly, Smoke-Free Cocoon Fireplaces
Is the SPIN Dial the Remote of the Future? We Hope So
LA Carlyle Residences Report Record Sales, $225M So Far
This is How You Elevate a Holiday Dinner Party With Perfect Table Etiquette
Aëdle Will Engrave Whatever You Want On Their VK-1 Headphones
McLaren Engineer Designs VanDutch Gocycle G2 Electric Bike
Forget Roasting Chestnuts, Whip Them Into a Tiramisu Instead
Sure You Drink It, But How Much Do You Really Know About Absolut Vodka?
See the complete list

Best of Luxury

Finding the best in luxury can be a daunting task, which is why we've taken it on for you.
View All Best of Luxury
LivingLuxe. Exclusive Deals and Luxury Brands. Learn More
JustLuxe Galleries presents Popular Photo Galleries
Meet Our Writers Become a Contributor
What Does Perfection Mean? Overfinch Thinks They Have the Answer
Mila Pantovich »
6 Killer New Cars Debuting at the LA Auto Show Right Now
JustLuxe Team »
See More Contributors
THINGS WE LIKE