2016 Aston Martin DB9 Bond Edition, one of the most popular models of the British vehicle manufacturer, goes into well-deserved retirement after 2016 years. Before us lies a vehicle that is extremely sporty character with a touch of elegance that carries behind. In this sense, we will try to introduce you to this model with its advantages and disadvantages, with what should each of us to make good information if you are interested in this car. Maybe this time we will not go into details but far enough back that we can know what we can do something new stores.
2016 Aston Martin DB9 Bond Edition Design – Exterior and Interior
His replacement should be the new DB11, but until that happens Aston Martin continues to improve its greats. At this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show, Aston Martin introduced the Bond version, which could be the last special version of his pension. When the DB9 debuted at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2003, the issue was the first product of the new VH platform.
The offer has been extended with the Volante convertible mark, as well as the racing DBR9, which won 12 Hours of Sebring in 2005 and 24 Hours Le Mans in 2007 in the GT1 class. Total produced 50,000 Aston Martin DB9 was right, and this car is refreshed twice – in 2010 and 2012, when the power increased to 510 hp. Bond will be a top of the range, while the domestic market price will amount to $252,800.
On the design side, Bond can be recognized by the new labels, as well as a slightly different bumpers, and the customer will be able to get only 20-inch wheels. Much bigger changes are in the interior, where the car debuted new Ami II touch system, which controls most of the electronics in the car and several Bond designation. The rest of the interior is inspired by racing One-77 and is generously equipped. Aston Martin says that the weight has not changed, so the coupe weighs 1,785 kg and the Volante convertible to 105 kg heavier.
We went to the driving forces that probably most of you is a serious part of the story when it comes to vehicles. It was designed as a celebration of the latest James Bond movie Spectre, in which the British secret agent drives DB10 prototype, on whose basis will debtuje new DB11 as a replacement for the DB9.
This car is still powered by a 5.9L V12 engine, whose power is increased from 510 hp to 540 hp, while torque was identical 620 Nm. The only transmission option is a six-speed automatic transmission, which transmits power to the rear wheels. Aston Martin claims that the GT can accelerate to 100 km/h in 4.5 seconds and reaches a top speed of 293 km/h.
Despite the large increase in power, the maximum speed was the same as he accelerates to 100 km/h are improved by just 0.1 seconds. Other mechanical changes there were, so the suspension is identical, but the owner still can be set to three different modes (normal, sport and track) depending on driving conditions.
2016 Aston Martin DB9 Bond Edition Release Date
British carmaker says that he sees the main competition from the Bentley Continental GT Speed and Mercedes-AMG S63 Coupe, which are both significantly more powerful, while German rival boasts with a lot lower price. This data is interesting when you consider that the DB11 to run just a Mercedes engine.
In any case, the Aston Martin already receiving orders, and the first copies will be delivered to customers by the end of the year. 2016 Aston Martin DB9 Bond Edition will limit the offer to only 150 copies, so there is no doubt that they will all be sold out in record time.