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Aston Martin’s deputy for a DB9, the DB11, is now on sale, yet usually in coupe form.
Lovers of alfresco pushing can demeanour brazen to a automobile version, that Aston Martin calls a Volante, entrance in a open of 2018.
We were given an early demeanour during a DB11 Volante final year. Now we’ve speckled it undergoing some high-speed tests on a Nürburgring, and one of a cars it’s being benchmarked opposite is a Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster.
Aston Martin looks to be adhering with a soft-top roof for a latest grand furloughed convertible.
This choice tends to take adult reduction room when folded compared to a retractable hard-top, so permitting a designers to safety a slinky conformation of a coupe. Soft-tops also tend to be lighter.
Other than a roof and maybe some constructional reinforcements, a DB11 Volante should be matching to a coupe. This means aluminum and CO fiber construction and a pleasing yet comparatively elementary interior.
2018 Aston Martin DB11 Volante view shots – Image around S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
The customary powertrain will be Aston Martin’s twin-turbocharged 5.2-liter V-12, good for 600 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque. We contend “standard” powertrain as by a time a automobile is on sale a DB11 competence be charity an entry-level V-8 option. DB11 prototypes using a twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V-8 sourced from Mercedes-AMG have also been spotted.
Look for a entrance of a DB11 Volante in late 2017 or early a following year. Pricing should start somewhat aloft than a coupe’s $211,995 sticker.
Also entrance shortly is a redesigned Vantage.