WHAT'S IN THE DNA OF THE ASTON MARTIN DB11?
Slip into the Savile Row black tux of supercars. The DB11 sets takes the legendary DB lineage of Grand Tourers and raises that already elevated bar to a dizzy height. With its short rear deck, long bonnet and lack of show-off or go-faster crease lines on the body panels, the DB11 is also a seductively classy beauty. But thumb the silent start-up mode and you'll ghost away from stop lights with the stealth of a spectre. Ease the pedal down and you'll feel the 5.2-litre twin-turbocharged V12 surge ahead with immense controlled power. More than just a pretty face, the DB11 bridges the gap between GTs and sports cars.
Fluidly potent, this Aston's engine settings deliver a classy and characterful sound all the way to 7,000 rpm. A trio of self-selectable dynamic modes enhances the DB11's performance. Toggle Sport, Sport Plus and GT will to get the intensity of your drive to the perfect pitch.
‘. . . takes cues from both the One-77 and Vulcan trackday car, but wraps it all up in a more sophisticated GT package.’— Evo Magazine
Juxtaposed by a mint, bonded aluminium body frame that combines strength and lightness, the DB11 writes a thrilling new chapter for sporting Grand Tourers and ultimately propels the legendary DB lineage to stratospheric heights.
With design guru Andy Palmer very much pulling weighty strings, it's no surprise the interior is a seismic leap forward. Expect an entirely fresh design to the cabin, with both hardware and software smartly appropriated from Mercedes, coolly cloaked in Aston cow hide and delivering another ace. It's a four seater. As a (haha, right) commuter vehicle, or as epic, cross-European tourer, having a radio, Bluetooth and satnav hook-up that's a cinch to use, makes the new DB11 feel like the perfect mobile man cave.