At this week’s launch of the new Aston Martin DB11 V8, the British luxury sports manufacturer told CarAdvice some of the changes made between it and the V12 version, were a direct result of customer feedback. Take the suspension and engine modes. Owners told the company that there could be more separation between the three […]
For the first time in nearly fifty years, there’s a V8 engine under the bonnet of an Aston Martin DB-badged car. Only, this one isn’t an in-house build – it’s sourced from AMG, the hot-rod division of Mercedes-Benz. It’s essentially the same 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 out of the Mercedes-AMG C63 S and others, though in the […]
British luxury sports car manufacturer Aston Martin has just launched a new V8 version of its new DB11 grand tourer, and while its 4.0-litre twin-turbo heart might seem like a straight lift from Mercedes-AMG, who built the engine, it’s been properly customised. This potent powertrain, which develops 375kW and 675Nm in the DB11, is actually […]
aston martin is looking back to plan its future. the british sportscar brand has officially commenced its technical tie-up with mercedes-amg, introducing the db11 v8 this week powered by the same 4.0-litre twin-turbo v8 from the amg gt. Show More Summary
TEST DRIVE: 2017 Aston Martin DB11.
I’ve only seen a few of these rare DB11s around, mostly valet’d at restaurants or out on the East End of Long Island. The photos fail to capture just how gorgeous the sheetmetal — or should I say Aluminum? — is. Just a spectacular design and set of proportions. Show More Summary
The Maserati GranTurismo has been with us since 2008 and is certainly showing its age against more modern rivals such as the Aston Martin DB11 and Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe. During Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ 5-year strategy announcement in May 2014, CEO Sergio Marchionne said Maserati would redesign the GranTurismo as well as launch an...
The Aston Martin DB11, what Aston refers to as their “definitive GT,” rolled out in 2016 sporting a very impressive 5.2-liter twin turbocharged V12 engine. Now, the Gaydon-based builders of ever so British sports cars have decided to add a 4.0-liter twin turbocharged V8 engine to the DB11 portfolio. Aston Martin says this provides “the […]
aston martin has issued a recall in australia this week, targeting its v8 vantage and db11 models. vantage models sold locally between december 2010 and july of 2013 may be subject to a failing hydraulic hose connector, servicing the seven-speed ‘sportshift’, ‘auto-shift manual’ (asm) transmission. Show More Summary
British marque Aston Martin has issued three recall notices, one for the DB11 and two for the V8 Vantage. The DB11 is being called back over concerns of a faulty tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS), while certain Vantage models could be affected by transmission issues. Show More Summary
Aston Martin is back and better than ever with the DB11 and we find out why you should take it out for a spin
I finally saw this bad boy over the weekend, and even before I knew it had a 600-hp, 5.2-liter V-12, I found it spectacularly gorgeous: Source: Aston Martin Source: Car and Driver Source: Autoweek The post 2017 Aston Martin DB11 appeared first on The Big Picture.
It might even make you forget about the V12, if only for a bit.
Power is down, but so is weight. Continue reading Aston Martin DB11 V8 loses four cylinders but none of its grace Aston Martin DB11 V8 loses four cylinders but none of its grace originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 28 Jun 2017 11:00:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
It'd be hard to pass up the V12, but AMG's V8 is a seriously wonderful engine.
Aston Martin’s DB11 is now a little more attainable thanks to the addition of a V-8 option slotting in below the car’s V-12. The engine is the familiar 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V-8 developed by Mercedes-AMG. Recall that Aston Martin and Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler entered a deal in 2013 in which Aston Martin, in exchange...
aston martin has unveiled a new variant of the db11 coupe, replacing the ‘regular’ db11’s twin turbo v12 engine for a smaller twin turbo v8 courtesy of the british automaker’s daimler ties. the announcement comes ahead of the goodwood...Show More Summary
Launched last year, the DB11 was the first Aston Martin to arrive after the brand began its technical partnership with Mercedes-AMG. The shared knowledge doesn't extend beyond the infotainment system in the V12 DB11, but a new addition to the lineup takes Anglo-German relations to new heights. Show More Summary
The 2017 Aston Martin DB11 may only have just been released, but the British marque has already added a second engine choice – a 4.0-litre twin-turbocharged V8. Just as the smaller Vantage is offered with both V8 and V12 engines, the DB11’s two-pronged attack provides a more affordable entry point into the Grand Tourer’s range, and […]