Aston Martin DB11 Is The All-New British Supercar


The new two-door coupe Aston Martin DB11 formally submitted within the 86th Geneva Motor Show. New model replaces the Aston Martin DB9 is the first-born of the «Second Century» company plan.

The new model of the classic British coupe of the Gran Turismo class – Aston Martin DB11 has already gone on sale and is offered at a price of 154.9 pounds in the UK, from 204.9 thousand euros in Germany, from 212 thousand dollars in North America.

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The Real Gran Turismo

The new Aston Martin DB11 traditionally for the models of the British manufacturer has not lost its conservatism in the design of the exterior and interior, but compared to the predecessor Aston Martin DB9 it looked much more modern and got a lot of new electronics.

The body of the new British two-door coupe of the Gran Turismo class is dynamic and charismatic, stylish and sporty, with a proprietary grille supplemented with horizontal bars, new full-LED headlamps, a bonnet decorated with athletic forges, powerfully inflated wheel arches, in which freely located 20 Inch wheel rims Silver Diamond Turned with Bridgestone S007 tires (front tire axle 255/40 ZR 20, rear axle 295/35 ZR 20), blown door surfaces, compact glazing, floating roof dome noy stern decorated with flourishes LED marker lights, bumper with a diffuser and a powerful large nozzles exhaust pipes.

The luggage compartment lid is devoid of the usual spoiler for the sports car, its role is played by the AeroBlade system, which correctly distributes the air flow (the system includes a lot of air intakes and air ducts, air ducts and diffusers) and patented by Aston Martin.

Hi-Tech Plus Luxury

Salon of the new model DB11 from Aston Martin, of course, with the landing formula 2 + 2, but in comparison with the predecessor DB9 the manufacturer claims a significant increase in the storage of space in the second row: an increase of 2.2″ in height and 3.4″ for the legs seated from behind. The driver and the front passenger were also added legroom, but only 0.4″. But the trunk of the coupe is able to take 9.5 cu ft of luggage.

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It makes no sense to talk about the highest quality finishing materials, flawless assembly of interior elements, super convenient and comfortable chairs and on the whole of a luxurious interior of British coupe. Interior any Aston – a work of art, so it is better will tell our readers about the new modern equipment, are available as standard on the base coupe configuration for more than 200 thousand dollars.

In the presence of fully LED front and rear lighting, interior trim Alcantara leather, multifunctional steering wheel with electric height and depth adjustment, driver and front passenger seats with electric adjustment and heating, parking sensors and a system of circular view, adaptive cruise control , 9 airbags, dual-zone climate control, multimedia system with 8-inch color touch screen (integration with iPod and iPhone, connectors for USB, as well as Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and Navigation system), Aston Martin Audio System with a capacity of 400 W, 12-inch full-color TFT LCD instrument panel display, keyless access and a motor activation button, electrically adjustable mirrors, heated and automatic folding, tire pressure sensors, factory anti-theft system.

As options, various color options for leather interior trim and a lot of personalization options for the interior, front seats ventilation, 700-watt Aston Martin Premium audio system with Dolby Pro Logic II system or 1000-watt Bang & Olufsen audio system, parking assistant, Touch control system at the central tunnel to control the multimedia system features a huge selection of different accessories, wheels and enamel color options for paint finishes.

Twin Turbo V12

The novelty is built on the VH platform of the new generation, the suspension is independent of all wheels (front with double wishbones, rear multi-link) with adaptive shock absorbers, there is an Adaptive Damping System with three modes of shock absorbers (GT, Sport and Sport +).

The power steering is electric with variable characteristics, the brakes of all wheel discs (front 15.7″ brake discs and 6 calipers, rear four calipers and 14.1″ discs), parking brake electric and the most complete set of safety and driver assistance systems: ABS with EBD and EBA, Dynamic Stability Control and Traction Control, Positive Torque Control and Dynamic Torque Vectoring, Launch Control.

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Under the hood of the British Aston Martin DB11 is a petrol 5.2 liter bi-turbo V12 (608 hp 516 ft lb), equipped with start-stop systems and deactivation of a part of the cylinders at low loads. The torque from the engine to the rear wheels is transmitted by means of a propeller shaft made of carbon fiber and 8 ZF automatic gearbox installed at the rear axis, there is also an increased slip differential, which helps to realize the enormous power correctly. Acceleration performance in the new British sports car from 0 to 60 is 3.9 seconds, the top speed is 200 mph.
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