Aston Martin DB12: sports and luxury

Aston Martin DB12: sports and luxury

Aston Martin DB12 is presented in Cannes as the English house celebrates the achievement of two prestigious goals.

A historic anniversary and a birthday to remember, 110 years of the brand and 75 years of the range. dbgoals crowned by a sustainable platform failed in the 2023 season of System 1to celebrate this important combination, a new supercar arrives: the Aston Martin DB12 it is the beginning of a new era.

Renato Bisignani, Head of Global Marketing and Communications declares: ” New born DB12 is a car that confirms Aston Martin’s position as a leader in performance, luxury, sport and technology.
And this latest trend Aston Martin includes mainly what will be the future of the house of Gaydonthe perfect combination of active technology, aerodynamics, power and high-quality materials”.

“In the next few years Aston Martin will also move towards an electric model but not before 2025 and for sale in 2026,


continues Bisignani.

In recent months, thanks also to the contribution of Lawrence Stroll, Aston Martin has managed to create unique designs in highly successful mini-series such as Valhalla built with only 999 examples o Valkyries in only 150 coupe and 85 spider units. In addition, another unique piece born at our event will be presented soon 110 anniversary and will be built for only 110 cars. It is a throwback example that is sure to become a collector’s item.”

Aston Martin DB12: engine, performance

Its large bonnet houses a 4.0 liter Twin Turbo V8hand-built and tuned by Aston Martin engineers, capable of producing 680PS and 800Nm of torque for a 34% increase over the previous model.

The unit that pushes the car to a top speed of 325 km/h, the new DB12 can “burn” 100 km/h from standstill in more than 3 seconds.

Improvements to the power unit have been achieved thanks to a series of steps, from the cam profile to the compression ratio, to the larger diameter turbochargers. The cooling system was completely designed from scratch, adding two auxiliary radiators to the main one.

The engine is combined with an automatic 8-speed gearbox and, for the first time on a model in the DB range, E-Diff, i.e. electronic rear differentialcapable of improving the car’s cornering ability in all conditions.

The DB12 is equipped Michelin Pilot tires Sport 5 S from 275/35 R21 103Y at the front and 315/30 R21 108Y at the rear, with the initials “AML”, this means that they have a compound specially designed and The Aston Martin Dynamics team to ensure maximum grip in dry and wet conditions.

The tires are wrapped in 9.5J front and 10.5J rear forged alloy wheels, with a choice of different designs: standard five-spoke in bright silver, multi-spoke in satin black and satin black diamond-turned, Y-spoke inside.

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