Riding behind the 2017 Aston Martin DB11’s twin turbo V12 feels like having an elegantly stitched saddle on a sea monster. Under a hard charge, each shift is the crack of a forty-foot whip. Release the throttle and it’s a leather-lined pod of tranquility, a grand tourer that is truly grand.
The 2017 Aston Martin DB11 emerged one year ago exactly, and since then we’ve decided on only one thing: people sure do like to argue over the design. I’m finally driving it tomorrow and hanging out with the team that made it. Quick, get your questions in before I hit the road!
The 5.2-liter twin-turbo V12 which lives under the hood of the new 2017 Aston Martin DB11 sounds like an exotic blend of burbles and symphonies. Just listen for yourself.
The 2017 Aston Martin DB11 officially debuts at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show, but that’s not saying much. This is the latest of several image leaks, including a front-end photo just the other week. But unlike we’ve seen prior to now, the most recent crop of photos looks to be a set of factory images.