The 2016 Geneva Motor Show every new day is taking out some surprising goodies for the car aficionados and this time it is the James Bond's favorite. Yes, you guessed it right! Aston Martin after a long wait has finally announced its new member in the post Bond DB series – the DB11. Being the second model under the "Second Century" plan of the company, the supercar does not bear those extraterrestrial looks, like other contemporaries, but those which might suit the earthlings.
With the fearless design philosophy that gives DB11 those thrilling yet iconic appearance, the roaring engine sound will make you believe DB11 to be the most powerful model of the DB series ever produced in the history of Aston Martin.
The company has priced DB11 in the range below $212,000 for which it has already received advance booking orders of more than 1,000. The company will start delivering the first batch of this raging bull from the starting of Q4 2016.
Andy Palmer, CEO, Aston Martin, has assured that each of the DB11 model will be under his strict vigilance and he will scan every single model before sending it out for delivery. This is to maintain the respect, trust and momentum all Aston Martin cars enjoy for being the offsprings of the carmaker who shares the status of being one of those few car manufacturers who produce fully independent luxury cars. However, the touch of personalization company offers for its products makes it stand out of the crowd.
He further said, "We aspire to make the most beautiful cars in the world. DB11 is the absolute embodiment of what an Aston Martin should be and we have worked tirelessly to ensure that DB11 combines both exceptional designs with the latest technology throughout. A brand new bonded aluminium platform, clever aerodynamics, a new characterful twin-turbo V12 and class-leading infotainment systems are just a few aspects which make this the sports car that will proudly spearhead Aston Martin's second century plan."
In making DB11 the most powerful DB model till yet, the all new stronger, more space efficient and lighter bonded aluminium structure plays a crucial role. The unique LED headlights, striking new grille, innovative Aston Martin Aeroblade, clamshell bonnet, etc. are few of those features that give DB11 a distinctive look.
On the inside, everything seems to personify the other world in heaven. The full HD 12-inch TFT LCD display, a centrally-mounted 8-inch TFT secondary display completely dedicated for infotainment, Bang & Olufsen audio system, new satellite navigation, multi-touch support, character recognition touchpad (optional) and many other features and equipment are more than enough to make your journey a heavenly ride.
Adding more to the feature list is the recently introduced auto-park assist and 360o birds-eye view camera assist feature that can be operated using the infotainment system of the car.
All the monstrous speed for which this sexy beauty is receiving appreciation and applauds, is the magic created by the all new 5.2-litre twin-turbocharged V12 powertrain developed in house.s
The power source is capable of producing a maximum power of 600bhp and a peak torque of 700Nm and can accelerate the vehicle to 100Kmph in just 3.9 seconds from a standstill and can attain a top speed of 322Kmph. It is mated to an 8-speed automatic ZF tranny that comes synced with numerous driver dynamic modes, namely Sport, GT and Sport Plus.
No official information is there about its availability for the tough Indian terrains, however, those who can't wait for long can import the beautiful Aston Martin DB11.