A Surprise, it is not really: Aston Martin represents the closed-DB11 now the open-top Volante. Connoisseurs of the brand know, of course, immediately, the "Volante" (Italian for "flying fast") has always been in the convertible version.
Under the hood of the Aston Martin DB11 Volante is a four-liter twin-turbo V8, the Mercedes-AMG is equipped. Performance data: 510 HP and 675 Newton metres between 2,000 and 5,000 Rpm. After 4.1 seconds to 100 km/h are achieved, with a maximum of 300 km/h are possible. The work assumes an eight-speed automatic. It remains to be whether Aston Martin will hand over the twelve-cylinder from the DB11 coupe.
The DB11 Volante uses a body structure made of aluminum, the weight is reduced to about 1.8 tonnes. In terms of dimensions, the width of 1.95 meters is particularly noteworthy, with the addition of a length of 4.75 meters and a height of 1.30 meters. If someone wants to use the DB11 Volante as a family car for the First time, there are rear Isofix mounts. The driver can, in turn, offers a heated steering Wheel.
You should have 199.000 euros for the DB11 Volante, there is a choice of three soft top colors: dark red, black and "Grey Silver". The eight-ply cloth cap opens electrically in 14 seconds, the closing process requires 16 seconds. Both are up to a speed of 50 km/h are possible. The re-designed roof system also allows for 20 percent more trunk volume. The first Aston Martin DB11 Volante will be delivered in spring 2018.(rh)