2018 Aston Martin DB11 Volante was revealed on 1 March 2016 at the International Motor Show of Geneva in 2016. The new 2018 Aston Martin DB11 Volante is produced in the historic factory of the brand from September 2016 to Gaydon (England). In September 2016, Aston Martin published three photos of a prototype of Aston Martin DB11 Volante 2018 model is equipped with a top canvas The brand announced that the official presentation of this convertible version will take place in Spring 2018.
2018 Aston Martin DB11 Volante is based on a new aluminum platform. Compared to the AstonMartin DB9, it allows a lightening of 40 kg and an increased stiffness of 25%. In terms of aerodynamics, it inaugurates the Aeroblade system: air enters through the grille and the system passes it through the sidewalls and carries it through the trunk lid, which, depending on the brand, The ground support and stability of the car, and which would eliminate the need for a wing. However, the car is still equipped with a spoiler, which deploys from 160 km/h. The DB11 is equipped with an adaptive suspension with 3 levels of damping: Comfort, Sport and Sport Plus. The Torque Vectoring system is capable of acting on the 4-wheel brakes independently when the need arises, while acting on the hardness of the suspension to ensure exemplary agility.
2018 Aston Martin DB11 Volante Interior
The 2018 Aston Martin DB11 Volante, advantage of a completely renewed compared to the cockpit Aston Martin DB9, the center console has been stripped of many buttons whose functions were transferred to the 8-inch screen. Aston Martin has worked with Daimler for the realization of the dashboard of the DB11. The screens come from the German group: a first 12-inch HD color screen replaces the tachometers, an 8-inch second, controlled by a knob, overhangs the center console. The audio system is it signed Bang & Olufsen.This partnership also allows the car to have parking aids. Customizing the
The brand offers a wide range for customizing the interior: the official website offers 5 settings, 32 colors of leather, choice of color stitching, from that of the center console of Alcantara to the ceiling or the wheel, A large number of possibilities for customers.
2018 Aston Martin DB11 Volante Engine
The current model of Aston Martin DB11 uses a new engine, developed by Aston Martin: December 1 cylinder V of 5.2L engine, supercharged by two turbochargers, and at the front. All product 608 hp at 6500 rev/min and 700 Nm of torque from 1500 to 5000 rev / min. This engine has a system of cylinders on demand, thus, the engine runs with 6 cylinders as a torque less than 250 Nm is required. In this mode, the engine alternates between the two banks to prevent the catalysts from cooling. It also has a system Stop and Start to reduce consumption.
Since the V12 6.0 DB9, the new engine is manufactured in the factory Ford of Cologne. The first manufactured product was removed from production lines on June 20, 2016. This engine makes the DB11 the most powerful Aston Martin DB family. It is also the first turbocharged engine of the brand. It is associated with a ZF 8-speed automatic transmission. It is controlled by paddles on the steering wheel and offers 3 modes of driving: GT, Sport and Sport Plus. The 2018 DB11 Volante fell 0 to 100 km/h in 3.9 seconds. Its maximum speed is 322 km/h. The engine power is transmitted to the rear wheels: it is a propulsion. 2018 Aston Martin DB11 Volante is equipped with a propulsion wheel and a differential limited slip.