Aston Martin DB11 AMR

This latest model represents how quickly Aston is moving; 20 months after the all-new V12 DB11 was launched, here’s its replacement. Called the DB11 AMR (an abbreviation for Aston Martin Racing), it’s no entirely new car but one that sports subtle updates throughout, The 5,2-litre, V12 twin-turbo engine delivers an additional 23 kW for a nicely round total of 470 kW (torque output of 700 N.m remains unchanged), resulting in an improved dash to 100 km/h of a claimed 3,7 seconds.

The chassis has also received attention, with technical updates initially made to the recently launched V8 DB11 carried over to the new AMR flagship. These include stiffer subframes and revised damping, although the spring balance has been maintained to offer a true GT level of ride quality. The wheels have been replaced with forged alloys, saving a notable 3,5 kg of unsprung weight per corner, and the transmission software and exhaust note have been tweaked to offer a sportier experience in sport+ mode.

There are also a number of visual enhancements, like several exposed-carbon-fibre parts and gloss-black details – the roof being one – dark headlamp surrounds, a dark front grille and tail pipes. You can also get one of 100 limited-edition Signature Edition models that feature unique color and trim options.

Model:Aston Martin DB11 AMR
Price: +/- R4 200 000
Engine:5,9-litre, V12, twinturbo-petrol
Power:470 kW at 6 500 r/min
Torque:700 N.m from 1 500 r/min
0-100 km/h:3,7 seconds
Top Speed:334 km/h
Fuel Consumption:11,4 L/100 km
CO2:265 g/km
Transmission:8-speed auto
Maintenance Plan:3-years/unlimited km service plan
Notes:*All claimed figures


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