The British manufacturer of luxury sports cars and grand tourers has yet again unveiled one of the most dominant regular production cars in the world, and also one of the best regular production car the automobile company has ever produced.
According to CNNMoney (New York), the Aston Martin DBS Superleggera is based on a 715 horsepower turbocharged V12 engine, putting it well into supercar territory with Lamborghinis and Ferraris. However, the company promises to offer a different sort of experience from its Italian competitors.
The new car is believed to have a body, which is designed to cut through the air while holding the car to the road. Aston Martin calls the DBS Super Legerra a super GT car, meaning it combines performance and comfort.
This is not the first time the Aston Martin has produced powerful cars before such as Valkyrie, One-77, and Vulcan. Although the models are much more extreme, and expensive with price tags in the millions of dollars and dozens of production numbers.
Furthermore, the DBS Superleggera is an affordable, but practical by comparison. In addition, the price will start at a little over three hundred thousand US dollars ($300,000) when it goes on sale, but there will be no specific limit set on production. It does not mean we will see these cars a lot in your area you get the point.
Nevertheless, it may seem unusual for a typical English car producer to put an Italian name on its car but “Superleggera,” which means “super light” was inspired by Aston Martin history unbelievable isn’t it?
Let us share a bit of the Aston Martin history here- the DB4 is the first Aston Martin Superleggera model introduced in the year 1961, it had an ultra light body made using methods developed in Italy. The new car has a body made from extremely light but durable aluminum, and carbon composites.
The DBS Superleggera is a Grand Touring car just like most Aston Martins, which means engineers as well as emphasized comfort, and refinement as much as raw performance. Although it can go from zero to 60 miles an hour in a little under 3.4 seconds and get to a top speed of 211 miles an hour, it will not be a kidney-rattling, eardrum-ripping racecar.
Furthermore, according to Peter Valdes-Dapena (CNNMoney), “it will be most at home driving on long, traffic-free country roads with its beautifully upholstered leather seats and high-end stereo.
He further wrote in his article that the car would have back seats, though they will be less comfortable than the ones up front, especially for adults.
Now, it all depends on how much they want to favor performance over comfort; the drivers can switch among three settings for the car’s suspension, engine, and transmission. The Sports mode will stiffen the suspension and fasten the engine’s response while the GT model will be the most relaxed, and the Sports Plus will offer the fastest and most aggressive responses. According to Peter’s article, the first Aston Martin DBS Superleggera will be delivered to customers around the end of the year.