aston martin’s flagship DB 11 overhauls 103 year lineage
 
aston martin’s flagship DB 11 overhauls 103 year lineage aston martin’s flagship DB 11 overhauls 103 year lineage
mar 03, 2016

aston martin’s flagship DB 11 overhauls 103 year lineage

aston martin’s flagship DB 11 overhauls 103 year lineage
image courtesy of aston martin 

 

 

 

aston martin is heralding a next chapter in it’s history, which began at the 2016 geneva motor show with the ‘DB 11’. the bold figurehead of the illustrious ‘DB’ bloodline showcases a distinctive design language and a compelling in-house 5.2 liter twin-turbocharged V12 engine. 

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the aston martin ‘DB 11’ at the 2016 geneva motor show 
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the ‘DB11’ starts with a lighter, stronger and space-saving aluminum chassis with bodywork that potently manages airflow both over and through the car aiding stability while preserving an uncluttered surface. the front lift is reduced by a concealed vent, meanwhile the rear end lift reduced by an aeroblade virtual spoiler fed by the air intakes located at the base of each c-pillar. 

 


video courtesy of aston martin

 

 

 

under the clamshell front hood sits a compact twin turbocharged V12 which develops 600 bhp making it the most powerful production ‘DB’ model ever. with a top speed 322 km/h and a zero to 100 km/h time in just 3.9 seconds. the eight speed automatic transmission allows drivers to select different modes – GT, sport and sport plus. each adjusts the adaptive damping, torque vectoring and ride comfort. 

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the latest ‘DB’ reshapes the basic roof line pillars 
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the interior cabin is filled with aston martin’s finest quality and hand craftsmanship. the refreshed instrument cluster includes a 12 inch LCD display for visualizing vital information with ease, a second eight inch screen in the middle for dedicated infotainment. the ‘DB11’ embraces auto-park assist with a 360 degree camera to help provide safe maneuvering at slow speeds. the aston martin ‘DB11’ is still instantly recognizable with justified lines that immaculately work together to bring out the best performance. 

 


video courtesy of aston martin  

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the front grille remands instantly recognizable
image courtesy of aston martin

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the roof line is uninterrupted from front to back pillars 
image courtesy of aston martin

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the rear lid includes a ‘virtual’ spoiler that directs to reduce lift 
image courtesy of aston martin

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the bodywork controls airflow not only over the car, but also through it
image courtesy of aston martin

 


video courtesy of aston martin

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the interior cabin 
image courtesy of aston martin

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the 12 inch instrument cluster 
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the car features an in-house engineered 5.2 liter twin-turbo V12 
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  • Not too bad.. It must be difficult to touch a classic. Poor AUDI buggered their classy grill and ended up mimicking Hyundai!

    Jim

    JimCan says:
  • My dream!

    Daniel Zollinger says:

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