A lot of work is being done to create a replacement of the Aston Martin DB9. The 2017 DB11 model is expected by the company to help it return to its form and finally stepping into the 21st century. It aims to bring back the fame of the brand that was once put off due to limited resources and low volume production. Along with a large investment in new products and plans to build a second factory in Wales, Aston debuts the new DB11 with the promise of modern technology. Its performance and refinements both excel the outgoing model with prominent margin.
Aston was once rumored to design a model that will help the company to get back into the competition. For years, the engineers were busy in developing DB11, which was the first all-new vehicle for the manufacturer since the DB9 which was released in more than ten years ago. The DB11 model is viewed as the most significant Aston Martin of the decade. It already drew the attention of many car buyers with its wonderful speculations at the 2016 Geneva Auto Show. The car is expected as a symbol of hope and goodwill for the company.
2017 Aston Martin DB11-EXTERIOR
Outside, the car carries a codename VH 500-X1, which clearly shows the vertical and horizontal correlation architecture with its outgoing version. In terms of flexibility, the new platform of the Aston Martin will be totally different. Its wheelbase will be longer and the track will be wider as well. The body outside will feature a new expression of the Aston Marin signature front grille. The grille contains a combination of sophisticated headlights placed on a long bonnet. The new DB11 will have a slightly lower roof with short overhangs.
The prototype of the car has a sporty front bumper with muscular rear fenders and a dual exhaust system. The engine, in turn, provides an excellent acceleration of 0-60 mph in just a little over 3.9 seconds. The body looks pretty aerodynamic which certainly favors performance of the ride.
2017 Aston Martin DB11-INTERIOR
Inside, the car is likely to have sleek shiny smooth seats with a seating capacity similar to the DB9 version. Space is completely redesigned. Now the dashboard includes fewer buttons and gets a new 12-inch TFT central display and a digital driver’s instrument panel. The comfort for the passengers is provided by brand new leather seats which include a wide variety of electronic equipment. Comfort level inside the cabin is excellent because of no noise. The front seats provide more headroom, and the rear sits add more headroom and legroom.
The car is provided with many driver assistance and safety features including that ensure the safety and security of drivers and passengers. These include auto parking assistant, brake-based torque vectoring system, 360 degree bird’s eye view camera system, pedestrian detection systems, heated memory electric front seats, numerous airbags, lane change assist, Bang & Olufsen audio system, adaptive dampers, electronic power steering, launch control, new infotainment system, cruise control, and many more.
2017 Aston Martin DB11-ENGINE AND PERFORMANCE
Under the hood, is present the most noteworthy thing of DB11, which is an entirely new powertrain. A 5.2-liter V12 engine added with two Mitsubishi Heavy Industries twin-scroll turbochargers of high-quality, producing around 600 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque. The car uses a rear 8-speed automatic transmission where the power is sent through a carbon fiber driveshaft.
2017 Aston Martin DB11- RELEASE DATE
The car is expected to release by the end of 2016 as announced at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show.
2017 Aston Martin DB11 PRICE
The car will have a price of $ 211,995