Published on March 17th, 2021 | by Daniel Sherman Fernandez0
8 Reasons To Get A Hand Built Aston Martin DB11 V8 Coupe
The many reasons why the Hand Built DB11 V8 coupe should be your go-to grand tourer.
For the affluent person who wants a luxurious GT car today, one is perhaps rather spoilt for choice at the moment as it seems that nearly every premium automaker has at least one of these continent-crushing mile-munchers within their ever-expanding portfolios.
Having said that however, while many of these cars might be very good cars in themselves, only very few of them however have the grand touring pedigree that is imbued within the Aston Martin DB11 V8. In fact, the DB bloodline alone from which this latest generation coupe derives its name has over 70 years of history to its name.
Moreover, while some of these of these other GT cars out there that are considered cool by many, it is perhaps worth highlighting that absolutely none of them offer that suave, sleek, gentlemanly image only made possible by driving around in a car that came from the automaker which is synonymous with the coolest of (fictional) British secret service agents: 007 himself, James Bond.
Then again though, the impetus to wanting Aston Martin DB11 V8 goes so much more than just a historic badge and an association with the silver screen. So down below are 8 further reasons as to why this British grand tourer deserves a space in your million-dollar garage:
Style – The DB11 V8 is a masterful demonstration by Aston Martin of blending its long heritage with fresh design signatures as this sleek coupe manages to look so futuristic, but yet so distinctly Aston Martin. Key exterior design touches include the signature Aston Martin grille flanked by slim LED headlights up front, redesigned side strakes and distinct roof strakes down the side, and an AeroBlade virtual spoiler out the back.
Performance – As the model name suggests, under the hood of the DB11 V8 lies a 4.0 litre twin-turbocharged V8 that develops a more than healthy 510 PS and 675 Nm of torque. Despite being derived from its German technical partners over at AMG too, this GT is fully tuned by Aston Martin’s technical engineering team, to emit that signature brutish British baritone roar out through its bespoke twin piped exhaust system as it charges down the road.
Speed – Speaking of charging down the road, mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission, the Aston Martin DB 11 manages the century sprint in a respectable 4.0 seconds. As for its top speed meanwhile, this grand tourer maxes out at 301 km/h (187 mph).
Handling – Though it has to be said that the V8’s 115 kg weight advantage over its larger-engined counterpart does also equate to the smaller-engined car being a more dynamic performer when the road ahead gets twisty. DB11 has always been known for its comfort ride on the conventional roads and supreme handling on the track.
Interior – Moving on inside the DB11 V8, the usual Aston Martin fare of a luxurious leather-lined interior is interlaced with a brand new cabin architecture and modern technology for a sporty twist. Bringing with it an 8-inch central infotainment touchscreen and a full-colour 12-inch digital instrument cluster.
Tech – Continuing on the topic of tech, the Aston Martin DB11 V8 is also bang up to date on safety and convenience features with auto-park assist and a 360º surround view camera system. Also available are other premium niceties like a 13-speaker Aston Martin Premium Audio sound system, powered armrest and even fitted luggage.
Practicality – Despite being a sleek two door coupe, the DB11 still manages to feature a capacious boot that is more than enough to swallow any luggage that is needed for any intercontinental tour. Courtesy of it sitting on an all-new platform too, this particular next-gen Aston Martin boasts more interior room for its 2+2 occupants than its DB9 predecessor.
Uniqueness – With only hundreds being made each year, and only a handful of them ever making it over to Malaysia, it will certainly not be everyday that one of these sleek coupes prowling the streets over here. Furthermore, there is also always the option to request for Q by Aston Martin to perform further personalisation on one’s DB11 V8 Coupe, just to make it that little bit more unique.
Now to those who are currently clamouring for one of these DB11 V8s in their garage, Aston Martin Kuala Lumpur will be more than happy to make that dream a reality. Prices for these British GT cars begin at RM 778,000 before duties, taxes, and personalisation; though it does include a 5-year warranty as well as a 5-year scheduled servicing plan.
Phone: 03-2163 1196
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