Frankfurt am Main / Paris, 30 January 2013. The Aston Martin Vanquish continues to collect awards as the new flagship of the English marque’s sports car range. The super GT won the crown for “The most beautiful Supercar of the Year” presented at The Festival Automobile International in Paris this week. The voting panel, chaired by world-renowned architect Jean-Michael Wimotte, also included as Honorary President Ari Vatanen, “World Rally Champion 1981”, who together with an expert team representing diverse industries such as fashion, design, art and media, awarded the Grand Prize “to the most beautiful and interesting projects of the year focusing on art and automobile”.
Marek Reichman, Design Director of Aston Martin, said: “The new Aston Martin Vanquish is an unmistakable visual interpretation of the brand’s ethos and also a triumph of both design and technical ability. As the new flagship of Aston Martin’s model range we are proud to win this prestigious design award, it makes a wonderful continued start to our birthday centenary year.”