September 4, 2015: Aston Martin has launched a 150 units limited ‘DB9 GT Bond Edition’.This will be the final edition of the DB9 as the car will now be replaced by the upcoming DB11 in 2016. The car has a lot of tweaks to make it a Bond Edition. Features include ‘Spectre Silver’ paint scheme, 007 logo along with numbering of the car engraved onto the brushed aluminium sill plate, a unique ’Bond Edition’ badging on the exterior, new front splitter and a carbon fiber rear diffuser. Brushed Aluminium touches can also be seen on the bonnet vents, grille and side stakes. Inside, the car has exquisite embroidery with the 007 logo on the headrest and a special Bond-edition start-up screen for the AMi II touch-sensitive Aston Martin infotainment system. The car rides on 10 spoke, 20-inch black alloy wheels. The DB9 GT Bond Edition also comes with a 21-inch Globe-Trotter trolley case and a special Aston Martin strap hanging to an Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra 150M James Bond edition watch.
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|Variants||Fuel Type||Transmission||Engine Description||Mileage||Power|
|6 L V12||Petrol||Automatic||5935cc
||4.5||9.8||470bhp @ 6000rpm|
||4.5||9.8||470bhp @ 6000rpm|
This brand's name has engraved itself in the halls of automotive excellence. Here is a company that has gathered a blaze of glory around itself over the ages. And another stunning addition to an already renowned fleet of cars is the Aston Martin DB9 . This was launched at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2004, galvanizing instant acclaim from its featured audiences. Here is the exquisite motor craftsmanship refined over 50 years, with this version, which is the latest in DB series that the firm has been known for. It is armed with a massive V12 engine capable of more power than any other model it has unveiled before. This is one of the advanced and cutting edge technology built to equip it. This drive train also aims to cut down carbon dioxide emissions, proving its value in terms of much more than just raw power. The machine is sculpted with state of the art build. Its exteriors are shaped with a foundation in vast research, and the addition of modern components to make one of the expensive machine ever built.
As a result, it is made with a holistic, rigid build that is perfectly suited to tear through the streets with speed and aerodynamics. This is made with a 20% increase in stiffness, and a 15 kg drop in the overall weight. High octane performance goes hand in hand with the exceptional braking and suspension in this revolutionary machine. It is engineered to perfection, gifted with reliable braking system and control like few others could offer. It has a technologically fulfilled body suspension that gives it agility and stability, enabling it to prowl the streets with ease and confidence at high speeds. It has an intoxicating inner atmospheres one could ask for. Its manufacture means to elevate its artistry to whole new levels. It is decorated with plush and elegant upholstery. The cockpit is layered with the finest luxury, with hand made custom leather welts, and control switches made of glass. Its seating is arranged for the highest level of comfort, with only the est, handpicked rich materials.
It is a machine that has been taken to its refined form across years of study and research. This strikes the perfect balance in its outer form, blending elegance for the best sculpted piece of art among automobiles. The outer design of the machine has the 'golden ratio' incorporated on each facet, ensuring that the pinpoint stability is reflected on its exterior. As a result, the simple beauty of nature guides the modeling, settling all of its proportions and ensuring that every line and dimension works in perfect harmony. It is raised for a right balance on sight, and in experience. A lower engine placement and a near perfect weight distribution makes this the excellent ride experience, sealed with supreme stability and agility. It is crafted for the sharpest aerodynamic precision, and exquisite exterior lines together building the most streamlined condition possible for it. As a result, it is given the highest elegance in shape, and gifted with an additional touch of street supremacy gathered from its build. It has a low, athletic profile that helps it grip the roads during high speed cruises, and also adds a gleam to its overall exterior brilliance. It has a large front grille that gives it an assertive look from the front and the rear. It has a pronounced rear boot 'flip', along with a new bonnet structure. This together ensures that the dynamic airflow is smoother. As with its previously set standard, the front lights are slim and angular, exacting the unique feel that only this manufacturer accomplishes. Its lamps are complete with bi-xenon headlamps, integrated with LED side lights and direction indicators. An extruded bonded aluminum VH body structure, magnesium alloy and composite body format together completes the expensive make of the machine, taking it to a height of grandeur. With a low and aesthetic build, the roof line slides down gently to merge with the front bonnet, which is large and prominent. It has large fenders for its well decorated alloy wheels. The flawless metallic skin rides the outer cover with ease and elegance, so that it seems to have been crafted with hands beyond human.
It stretches for a total length of 4720mm, including the front number plate. It has a width of 2061mm, a height of 1282mm. The wheelbase is 2740mm. With its massive build and immense capacity, the machine carries a weight of 1785 kgs. It has a fuel tank capacity of 78 litres.
The insides are made for the finest of atmospheres possible. It has a cockpit that soaks in an air of elegance and tranquility, freeing its occupants from all restraints and giving them an outstanding drive possible. Only the handpicked materials are selected, meant to be decorated with the highest of passion for its driver and passengers. The seating fabric is top class, designed with human hands and made to surround them with elevated warmth even inside of a machine. The finest upholstery coats the inside, with premium leather sewn and robed for flawlessness on every line. The decorative elements include carbon fiber and a luxuriously designed pinstripe welt. An exquisitely designed carpet aids the passengers, striving to give them the homely air possible. Sitting upfront is a smooth dashboard, integrated with the multimedia feature. It has a radio function, and a sophisticated music system. The steering wheel has the firm's emblem perched prominently at its center. Air conditioning ducts cover it from the front and the sides, making for the well circulated atmosphere inside it.
It is coated with the expensive material, dedicating the tranquil and elegant of atmospheres to its occupants. The seats are covered with premium fabric, and the upholstery that forms a blend of the richest of materials. The high quality leather that layers the interior is crafted and sewn with precision and detail, given the privilege of being made by artistic human hands. The seats and large and comfortable, meant for safety and elegance to go along with the high speed thrills that it offers. It has an advanced multimedia system integrated with the dashboard. A radio system and a music system together make the drive far more holistic, ensuring that they find nothing left behind. A storage compartment is inbuilt into the cockpit, so that spare items can easily be stored without hassle. A storage compartment for other items, such as bottles, and even an umbrella holder is also offered.
It has large, spacious seats that aim to bear the maximum of comfort. It is expansive and spacious, so that tall and lanky people fit into it with comfort and ease. It has a large trunk storage, ensuring that all necessities of the driver are taken care of always.
It is raised with a promise of dominance on the streets, and it fulfills its promise on every regard. It reaches a top speed just below 300kmph, at around 295kmph. It has the ability to reach 100kmph from scratch in just 4.6 seconds. All put together, this is a machine meant for might on every stride on the road.
This series is built on the grounds of revolutionary engineering. The all new AM-11 is the most powerful in its history. It has a 48 valve integration, held together through an all-alloy quad overhead cam. The powerful 6.0-litre, V12 has a displacement capacity of 5935cc. Furthermore, it builds a maximum power of 510bhp, and an exceedingly mashing torque of 620Nm. All of this put together takes this machine to a thumping top speed of 295 Kmph, perhaps a value met by only a handful of them on the road. It can sprint from 0 to 100 Kmph within 4.6 seconds, giving its driver a thrilling hold over the roads.
The high end engineering capacity of a company like this reflects in the sound, all rounded feats that their vehicles achieve. It strives to secure top notch delivery on all facets of the machine's build, and as a result, this ensures that no aspect is left compromised in turn for another. The shaft breaking mechanism is accompanied by a great fuel economy and mileage as well. A mileage value of 13.25 kmpl brings it to a decent front in terms of fuel efficiency.
The machine's make incorporates the highest speed capabilities. The all new AM-11 power train is a build of a revolutionary capacity, the most powerful motor in this model's history. The massive 6.0-litre V12 mill has a displacement capacity of 5935cc. It roasts the streets with a power of 510bhp, and a torque value of 620Nm. It can go soaring to top speeds of around 295 kmph, making it one of the mightiest road machines to be unleashed. Roaring from 0 to 100kmph takes a mere 4.6 seconds for this machine, and this seals its success in terms of high performance and speed.
It has an advanced multimedia system, integrated with radio and musical player systems. The controls to all of this and more are incorporated into the dashboard of the machine, giving the driver a far greater ease of accessibility. A 700-watt Premium audio system with Dolby Pro Logic II including six-CD autochanger gives an outstanding audio experience. A 3.5 mm auxiliary input socket makes for added luxury within thus, allowing them to charge their equipment in times of need. An integrated apple iPod 4 connector allows for the up-to-date equipment inside of the cabin, keeping at par with the developments of its passengers' needs. Topping its multimedia luxuries off, the cabin offers a USB Connector with Waveform Audio Format (WAF), Windows Media Audio (WMA) and MPEG (MP3) audio file compatibility. It is also equipped with all the standard aspects, including a trip computer that makes the drive smarter, cruise control, a front and rear parking sensors, tyre pressure monitoring system, an alarm and immobilizer, remote-control central door locking and boot release for upgraded security. An automatic temperature control further raises the comfort level within the ride. Organic electroluminescent displays make for an added touch of beauty. Going beyond these standard features, it is also equipped with a Bluetooth telephone system and a satellite navigation as well. An electrically adjustable sports seat, aided with a heating function give them the drive pleasure.
The front wheels are rigged with ventilated carbon ceramic discs with six-piston monobloc calipers, and four-piston monobloc calipers in the case of the rear brakes. The suspension system is also high grade. A three Stage Adaptive Damping System (ADS) with Normal, Sport and Track modes together welds it with the finest suspension system. The front end of the suspension has independent double wishbone incorporating anti-dive geometry, coil springs, anti-roll bar and monotube adaptive dampers. In the case of the rear suspension, it has independent double wishbones with anti-squat and anti-lift geometry, dual-rate coil springs, anti-roll bar and monotube adaptive dampers. Moreover, it also ventures into the technological frontier to get hold of the best handling for its driver. It has Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) with Track mode. Besides these, a standard Anti-lock braking system (ABS) with Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD) brings a firmer control for the driver. an Emergency Brake Assist (EBA) system, along with traction control, together top off the advantages thus, ensuring good handling and stability during the drive.
A machine with this massive of a capacity is not left without the highest protection enforced from all sides. It is fulfilled on all aspects of safety, ensuring that its rib cracking performance is channeled only through the secure means possible. The driver and other occupants are locked down with tight seatbelts. Airbags are distributed throughout the cabin, providing the cushioning and protection for them should times of emergency arise. In addition, this basks in the finest of design innovations. It has extruded aluminum door side impact beams that shield it, should a collision arise. Furthermore, the Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD), Emergency Brake Assist (EBA) system and traction control together safeguards them during the drive, ensuring that hostile situations do not arise at all.
The vehicle is armed with a modern set of wheels possible, meant to mix form and function. It has 20-inch five-spoke cast alloy silver painted wheels. The Pirelli P Zero, a radial tried and tested by time, adorns the wheels of this machine, which performs exceptionally from all facets of its build.
1. Extraordinary performance for a road car.
2. Elegance and comfort suited for the interiors.
3. The best control secured.
4. Amazingly crafted exterior format.
5. Stable drive guaranteed.
1. The fuel economy has room for improvement.
2. The high grade aerodynamic profile leaves the interior design to suffer.
3. It has a low ground clearance.
4. It has a formidable price range.
5. Protective standards can be enhanced.
|6 L V12 |
|V12 Volante |