The 2019 Aston Martin DB11 is a grand tourer model produced by British luxury automaker Aston Martin since 2016. The 2019 Aston Martin DB11 is available as a coupe or convertible (Volante) with an electric sunroof. Luxury equipment such as soft leather seats and high-tech come standard, and the extensive list of options allows you to tailor the DB11 to your personal tastes. The Aston Martin DB11 was the first model released in Aston Martin’s “2nd-century” plan and in the company’s partnership with Daimler AG.
The Modern design features include new roof linings, available in black or body color, that separate the body from the roof, and “Aeroblade” air intakes in the front fairings. The hood is a ‘clam shell’ design made from a single piece of aluminum. The DB11 does not use the old Aston Martin VH platform but uses an all-new riveted and glued aluminum platform that shifts the emphasis from extruded to stamping to create more cockpit space that will form the basis of future Aston Martin models, including the Aston Martin Vantage.
Th standard features include 20-inch wheels, adaptive suspension, LED headlights and taillights, a hands-free trunk, electrically adjustable heated front seats, keyless ignition and entry, leather upholstery, faux suede headliner, dual-zone automatic climate control. , 360-degree parking camera, and front and rear parking sensors. Technology features include a digital instrument and instrument display, an 8-inch infotainment display with a rotary control dial, a USB port, satellite radio, iPhone integration, a luxury Aston Martin audio system, Bluetooth, and a Wi-Fi hotspot.
2019 Aston Martin DB11 : Interior
The DB11 is a major improvement over its predecessor, the DB9, which extends to its rich leather upholstery, wood trim, and design. Common parts from smaller automakers are gone, replaced by electronics and switching hardware sourced from Mercedes. However, using the controls on the bright instrument panel can be distracting. The DB11’s rear transaxle takes up a lot of space in the trunk, but there’s plenty of room for a few weekend bags. The standard technology includes navigation with an 8-inch screen, a digital instrument cluster, and an infotainment dial and tracking controller borrowed from Mercedes. There are no advanced safety assistance standards, but blind spot warnings and self-parking systems are optional. The current Bang & Olufsen sound system is worth the money.
2019 Aston Martin DB11 : Engine
The 2019 DB11 Aston Martin offers two very different engine options: the twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V-8 or the twin-turbo 5.2-liter V-12. The former develops 503 horsepower and 498 lb-ft of torque, while the latter produces 630 ponies and 516 lb-ft. Both are paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission that transfers all the power to the rear wheels. The DB11 was still producing 600 horsepower and sprinted from zero to 60 mph in 3.6 seconds and completed the quarter mile at 125 mph in 11.7 seconds.
2019 Aston Martin DB11 : Safety
Those interested in driver assistance technology can add blind spot monitoring and parking assist software. In the US, there was a recall due to the passenger airbag locknut not being tightened properly. Only a few owners reported occasional random alert messages. 2019 Aston Martin DB11 key safety features include a blind spot, a standard 360-degree camera system, front and rear parking sensors, and self-parking available.