On the occasion of the 90th Birthday of CEO David Brown, Aston Martin unveiled in 1993 at the Geneva Motor Show a new sports car : the Aston Martin DB7. Of this sports car a total of 7,000 units were built between 1994 and 2003, so that is the Aston Martin DB7, the most successful model of the British luxury carmaker. As the successor to the DB7 Aston Martin V8 is the first vehicle of the brand, which has no V8 engine. The engine was initially only a 3.2 - liter inline six-cylinder engine with 340 hp. In just 6.0 seconds, 100 km / h mark is reached in both the Aston Martin coupe version as well as the convertible version of Aston Martin DB7 Volante. Since 1999, the Aston Martin DB7 exclusively in the twelve-cylinder powerful 6.0-liter version with 426 hp. Even the name suggests is new. Thus, the coupe version now bears the name of Aston Martin DB7 Vantage, the convertible version is called Aston Martin DB7 Vantage Volante. In addition, there are two versions of Gran Turismo with 441 hp. Within just 5.0 seconds to accelerate the Aston Martin DB7 GT and the Aston Martin DB7 GTA to 100, the maximum speed is specified with 298 km / h. A favorite among collectors car is strictly limited Aston Martin DB7 Zagato sports car that was produced in cooperation with the legendary eras Zagato body forged by hand. As a successor to the DB7 impressed since 2004, the Aston Martin DB9.