New Aston Martin DBS Volante Officially Unveiled at Geneva Motor Show

4 03 2009

The new Aston Martin DBS Volante has officially revealed at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show. The new Volnate powering by Aston Martin‘s 6.0-litre V12 engine with 510bhp (380kW) and 570Nm (420 lb ft) of torque. Zero to 100km/h comes in 4.3 seconds and top end is 307km/h (191mph).

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The two gearbox will be available: a 6-speed manual and a regular six-speed ‘Touchtronic’ that can be engaged via paddles. Keeping the car on the highway are 8.5′ x 20 Pirelli P Zero 245/35 front wheels and tyres as well as 11 x 20 Pirelli P Zero 295/30 at the rear. Stopping state comes from carbon stoneware brakes. Engineers have utilised actions like carbon fiber front wings, gumboot lid and fedora to moderate mass. The motorised retractable fabric roof can be opened in just 14 seconds. The new AM Volante weighs 1810kg which is alike to mid-sized German luxury sedans.

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Aston Martin DBS Volante Revealed with 510HP V12 (details and photos)

26 02 2009

Aston Martin has revealed the new DBS Volante ahead of its world debut at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show. The DBS Volante is Aston Martin’s 16th convertible in its 95 year record and represents the supreme combination of luxury with open air sports car performance. The motorised retractable fabric roof can be opened in just 14 seconds.

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Powering by Aston Martin’s 6.0-litre V12 engine with 510bhp (380kW) and 570Nm (420 lb ft) of torque, the Volante is not just a puzzle’s car. Naught to 100km/h comes in 4.3 seconds and top end is 307km/h (191mph). It’s a right performance GT with two rear seats however Aston does concede the rear seats won’t be as drudgery as those of a typical vehicle. This is not a habitual car however, it’s a new DBS Volante.

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