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Aston Martin DB11 Has a Mighty Roar

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So we’ve shown you a great deal of material on the design of 2017 Aston Martin DB11. Now it’s about time we paid some attention to the car’s dynamics and performance and, of course, sound. The latter has always been a huge part of the appeal of all Aston GT cars, and the good news is the new boy does not disappoint.

We’ve already established that the new turbocharged Aston Martin DB11 has lost none of the previous model’s driving excellence in an early track test of the vehicle. Now let’s make sure turbocharging has had no negative effect on the mighty roar one would expect from this car:

Aston Martin DB11 Highlights:

  • All-alloy quad overhead cam, 48 valve, 5.2l bi-turbo, V12 with stop/start cylinder de-activation
  • Front mid-mounted engine, rear-wheel drive
  • Fully catalysed stainless steel exhaust system with cross pipes
  • Electrically controlled exhaust
  • Maximum power: 447kW (600 bhp / 608 PS) at 6500 rpm
  • Maximum torque: 700 Nm (516 lb ft) from 1500 rpm
  • Acceleration: 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) in 3.9 seconds
  • Maximum Speed: 200 mph (322 km/h)
  • Rear mid-mounted eight-speed automatic gearbox with electronic shift-by-wire control system
  • Alloy torque tube with carbon fibre propeller shaft
  • Limited-slip differential
  • Extruded bonded aluminium body structure including Hot Form Quenched (HFQ) aluminium
  • All aluminium door structures
  • LED headlamps with integrated daytime running, side lights and cornering lights
  • LED light blade tail-lamps
  • Deployable spoiler with Aston Martin Aeroblade™ system
  • One-piece clamshell with cinching latches
  • Curlicue aero feature in front wing
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