The passage from natural aspiration to forced induction can disconnect some purists. And while the eight speed automatic transmission with ZF is a significant improvement over Aston’s previous sequential gearboxes, it remains “the weakest link in the 2019 Aston Martin DB 11“.
Exterior and Interior
In terms of exterior improvements, the 2019 Aston Martin DB 11 retains the same overall aesthetic as the outgoing model. It is very close to the ground, extends along its wide posture with a good rounded and chiseled appearance. The front is marked by the traditional shape of the Aston grille, while the headlights are folded into flared fenders. The hips are particularly wide, adding a generous emphasis to the tail, further enhancing the front rake of the coupe and sports proportions. 2019 Aston Martin DB 11 is a revolution, without a doubt. At this stellar canvas, Aston has added details in sections of gloss black and exposed carbon, all to make it even more appealing. Kicking is a monochromatic treatment for the brightest trim parts, with darker finishes added to the lighthouse edges, front grille and twin exhaust outlets. The ultrathin and ultra thin rear lights also receive a smoked lens treatment, while the roof is glossy black. Then carbon was added to the bell paddles and side straps. In the corners, the 2019 Aston Martin DB 11 mounts forged aluminum wheels, with a diameter of 20 inches and a dark finish. Additional finishes are also on the table if you prefer something brighter. Optional equipment includes carbon wicks such as a new engine hood, exhaust tips and retractable spoiler.
The interior of the 2019 Aston Martin DB 11 does not differ much from the standard V-12 2019 Aston Martin DB 11. He still uses a rounded, deeply integrated center console for various infotainment and HVAC controls, as well as a group of square indicators behind the steering wheel and a pair of sport seats for the passengers. However, with this latest version of AMR, everything becomes a bit serious. Start with the colors, which use a lot of dark tones that complement the outdoor updates. This includes monophonic leather and alcantara cladding, with exposed carbon pieces for the center console and door inserts. When you break down the midnight theme, you must select a lime color, which has been added as a contrast point and stripes on both the seats and the roof. You will also find the AMR logo engraved on the headrests. Speaking of seats, the 2019 Aston Martin DB 11 uses sporty reinforced units that seem to offer much more side support than the more comfortable models of the standard 2019 Aston Martin DB 11. Although they are still electrically adjustable, they seem much more performance oriented. Drivers are seized by a sport leather flat bottomed steering wheel, equipped as standard. Options include a carbon fiber sport steering wheel and matching shift paddles. There is also a set of matching luggage, if that’s your kind of thing.
As the fastest of the street legal 2019 Aston Martin DB 11, the AMR gets a variety of performance improvements directly from the performance division of the Aston Martin Tuner. Taking the signs of the company’s successful endurance program, this 2019 Aston Martin DB 11 has the elements to challenge some of the most impressive machines available with a license plate. The motivation is a standard 5.2 liter two turbo V-12, just like the standard 2019 Aston Martin DB 11 V-12. This time, however, the maximum production is 630 horsepower, an increase of 30 horsepower, which is significant compared to the standard model. This figure is also an impressive 127 HP more than the 2019 Aston Martin DB 11 variant with V8 engine. Meanwhile, the maximum torque corresponds to that of the V11 2019 Aston Martin DB 11 standard, with a nominal power of 700 Nm (516 lb / ft). Place your foot on the ground and the 2019 Aston Martin DB 11 will operate at 60 mph in just 3.7 seconds, beating the standard two tenths of a second. The top speed is 208 mph, 8 mph higher than before, making the 2019 Aston Martin DB 11 the fastest horse in the Aston series. The routing of the output to the rear axle is an eight speed standard transmission, which in the AMR is readjusted to improve the change characteristics.
Price and Release Date
The 2019 Aston Martin DB 11 “standard” is priced at £ 174,995 in the United Kingdom, £ 218,595 in Germany and $ 241,000 in the United States. That’s about $ 22,000 more than the last V-12 coupe with 2019 Aston Martin DB 11 power. Meanwhile, prices for AMR Signature Edition start at 201,995 pounds ($ 274,450 at the current exchange rate on 14/05/2018). Deliveries will begin in the second quarter of 2018.