The DB11 is a initial indication to be launched underneath Aston Martin’s ‘Second Century’ plan, and it has been a strike around a world. Complementing a existent V12 indication that was launched in Malaysia in Sep 2016, this new V8 several is directed during providing a event to exhibit some-more of DB11’s sporting character, while expanding a interest with well-developed opening and softened efficiency.
The 4.0-litre twin-tubocharged V8 engine underneath a front-hinged clamshell dual-vent carp is sourced from Mercedes-AMG, one of a pivotal formula from their partnership that was inked behind in 2013.
This new variant, that will be sole alongside a 5.2-litre V12 (600 bhp and 700 Nm) model, produces 503 bhp and 675 Nm of torque and is able of moving a DB11 V8 from 0-100km/h in only 4.0 seconds and on to a tip speed of 300 km/h, equalling a straight-line opening of a bigger engine variant.
The 4.0-litre Mercedes-AMG V8 engine, also sees avocation in a Mercedes-AMG 63-series and GT family, with outputs trimming from 469 bhp in a Mercedes-AMG GT coupe right adult to 630 bhp in a recently launched Mercedes-AMG GT 4-door coupe.
Aston Martin has visibly carried a diagnosis over to a DB11 V8, but, instead of a AMG engine builder’s name, a board brandishes a name of a examiner who conducts a final investigation during Aston Martin’s home in Gaydon. U.K.
However, Aston Martin has tweaked certain components such as a atmosphere intake, empty and soppy sump lubrication systems. Aston Martin were also given leisure by Mercedes-AMG to emanate new ECU program and reprogram the engine and stifle mapping to broach a all-important Aston Martin feel and sound.
Aston Martin’s engineers also designed new engine mounts, that together with a bespoke, ‘slimline’ soppy sump complement enables a V8 to be mounted reduce within a engine brook for an optimised centre-of-gravity.
The V8 engine is also lighter and some-more compress than a V12, that contributes to a saving of 115 kg and a kerb weight of 1,760 kg.
Power is sent to a back wheels around a back mid-mounted 8-speed involuntary delivery that is connected from a engine’s flywheel by an amalgamate torque tube with CO twine propeller shaft.
The reduce weight and improved weight placement have also enabled engineers to serve raise a doing characteristics of a DB11 – cessation bushing, cessation geometry, anti-roll bars, springs, dampers and ESP program are all newly-developed.
The Aston Martin DB11 V8 is labelled from RM 1,800,000 after duties and GST. There are also copiousness of equipment for personalization that will really change a final price.
Owners of several Aston Martin models sole by Wearnes Quest can now send their cars to a new Aston Martin use centre for consummate upkeep and servicing work. Located in Lingui Industrial Park, Sungai Buloh, a new use centre is versed with a latest tools, record and equipment. Professionally lerned use personal operate in a entirely air-conditioned 4,000 sq ft workspace with 3 work-bays and one evidence bay.
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