Aston Martin is making ready to disclose the subsequent era in its DB grand tourer line on Might 24, and teaser pictures launched on Sunday trace at what’s to return.
It has been seven years for the reason that DB11 made its debut on the 2016 Geneva auto present, with that automobile’s arrival coinciding with the introduction of a brand new platform, new V-12 engine, and a brand new design language for Aston Martin.
The brand new DB, rumored to be referred to as a DB12, is arriving 75 years after David Brown helped rescue Aston Martin after the Second World Warfare and launched the 2-Liter, which later grew to become to be identified the DB1. It is also arriving in Aston Martin’s one hundred and tenth anniversary 12 months.
Not a lot is thought concerning the automobile, however spy photographs of prototypes level to it being a heavy replace of the present DB11 fairly than a whole redesign. Aston Martin has acknowledged that core values of efficiency and luxurious will stay, together with “pinpoint driving dynamics” and the “seamless integration of superior applied sciences.”
Teaser for next-generation Aston Martin DB grand tourer
With the DBS Superleggera bowing out this 12 months with the particular DBS 770 Final, it is doubtless Aston Martin will dial up the efficiency of the subsequent DB.
Maybe extra vital would be the new expertise, because the DB11 was usually criticized for counting on outdated expertise borrowed from Mercedes-Benz. A redesigned sprint with a extra superior infotainment system is deliberate, with the brand new middle console partially revealed in one of many teaser photographs. The brand new sprint must be joined by the most recent in digital driver-assist options. Prototypes have been noticed with new sensors within the entrance fascia.
Aston Martin can have some busy years forward. Chairman Lawrence Stroll has promised a number of fashions by the top of 2026, together with the same replace for the Vantage line anticipated later this 12 months, the launch of the Valhalla plug-in hybrid supercar in 2024, an electrical sports activities automobile in 2025, and an electrical SUV shortly after.