Aston Martin marks its 110th anniversary with its most advanced and stylish launch yet: the DB12
The world’s first Super Tourer, the Aston Martin DB12, heralds a new era for the brand as the first of its next generation sportscars. The bold and assertive exterior design of the new DB12 is the perfect expression of power and potency. Combining a scintillating driving experience with exceptional refinement, state-of-the-art technology, and indulgent luxury, the DB12 demands a new definition!
DB12’s core values of high-performance and ultra-luxury are spearheading Aston Martin’s next generation of sports cars. As such it heralds a new era. One which will see all Aston Martin models characterised by prodigious performance and pinpoint dynamics and seamless integration of advanced technologies.
This year is a monumental one as it’s the 110th anniversary for Aston Martin and 75 years of the illustrious DB model line, which sees this sports car take a new direction, one which makes it the most complete and accomplished DB model in Aston Martin’s history. Through cutting edge British innovation, the DB12 is blessed with exceptional performance and handling to satisfy and reward the most demanding drivers alongside sublime style and exemplary craftsmanship for which the brand has long been renowned. In short, it has the perfect combination of dazzling speed and agility, but with enough space and comfort inside to fully relax.
The DB12’s bold and assertive exterior design is a perfect expression of power and potency. Presented with the immaculate style for which Aston Martin is renowned, integrating 75 years of DB heritage and segment defining proportions worthy of the world’s first super tourer, it exudes confidence and commands attention with an impressively athletic physique, measured aggression, and unrivalled elegance. The latest addition to Aston Martin’s most illustrious bloodline, DB12 exemplifies the brand by boldly moving forward. That wholesale progression is reflected in the DB12’s styling, which features an all-new front-end treatment, wider stance and more muscular surfaces for increased presence. The interior has also been completely redesigned, with clean horizontal lines emphasising the sense of space and providing the perfect contemporary backdrop for new a new state-of-the-art infotainment system.
In keeping with its mission to deliver excellence in every aspect, the Aston Martin DB12 introduces a new experience in audio enjoyment. To this end it is fitted as standard with the Aston Martin 390w 11 speaker audio system. Utilising advanced hardware, this system offers a surround sound mode and employs QuantumLogic® sound processing to create a soundscape and audio performance designed to match DB12 perfectly. Seamlessly integrated design ensures the system looks as good as it sounds. With stainless steel speaker grilles available in finishes to match the interior jewellery of DB12, they feature perforations optimised for perfect acoustics and striking aesthetics. Emphatically fresh yet unmistakably Aston Martin, DB12 defines the new breed of Super Tourer.
The car gives the driver a choice of five pre-set driving modes, allowing the freedom to incrementally explore the limits of grip and traction with complete confidence and safety. Put simply, no series production Aston Martin has dedicated itself so completely to setting new dynamic benchmarks. The DB12 has a best-in-class power output of 680PS/800Nm from 4.0 V8. The Twin-Turbo engine elevates the level of driving excitement to a new standard. It has an all-new suspension system featuring new intelligent adaptive dampers, Electronic Rear Differential (E-diff) and Aston Martin bespoke 21in Michelin Pilot.
The DB12 launch comes at a time when Aston Martin is enjoying one of the most dynamic periods in its 110-year history thanks to continued podium success in the 2023 Formula 1® season. Competing at the pinnacle of world motorsport remains a key pillar of the marque’s brand and product strategy. DB12’s core values of high-performance and ultra-luxury are spearheading Aston Martin’s next generation of sports cars.
Roberto Fedeli, Group Chief Technology Officer of Aston Martin, said of the new DB12: “DB12 is a statement car. One that asserts Aston Martin’s position as a leader in performance, dynamics, engineering, and technology. We have pushed every aspect of this car to be best-in-class. The result is more power and performance than its rivals. Combined with exceptional handling and an exciting soundtrack, it is a car with passion and a truly sporting character. Crucially, thanks to its breadth of capability we have achieved this without compromising refinement, comfort and luxury. Together with our use of industry-leading dynamic control and infotainment systems, DB12 is the start of Aston Martin’s most exciting new era.”
The DB12 is now available to experience at Aston Martin Manchester