Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Volante debuts as brand’s fastest convertible

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Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Volante

After months of watching prototypes and reports, Aston martin finally unveiled the DBS Superleggera Volante. It has been dubbed as fastest convertible from Aston Martin and is the second model to carry the Volante name. The main goal of Aston Martin’s to retain coupe’s powerful dynamics, aggressive poise, and astonishing performance. The Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Volante cabriolet has striking aesthetic thanks to massive grille on the front, and wide splitter below it. It helps in channelling airflow underneath to improve downforce and assist cooling by feeding air to the front brakes. Downforce of Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Volante is 177kg which is just 3kg less than coupe. Price of Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Volante starts from £247,500 ($329,100) and deliveries will begin from third quarter.

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The rear is flaunted by large double diffuser for air to exit cleanly and neutralize lift as efficiently as possible. Behind the passenger compartment, there is revised version of Aston Martin’s Aeroblade II system that accommodates foldable roof cloth. Retractable roof consists of eight different layers and can be lowered in just 14 seconds. Buyers can from eight different color options. As an option, Aston Martin is offering a twill carbon fiber finish on the windshield frame. The 2+2 interior incorporates a sport steering wheel, piano black trim and leather / Alcantara upholstery. Additionally, there is heated front seats and an 8-inch infotainment system with GPS navigation.

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Since, Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Volante is dubbed as fastest convertible from British automaker, let us study its performance specification closely. Power in the Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Volante comes from twin-turbo 5.2-liter V12 engine. It produces an output of 715hp (725PS / 533 kW) and 900 Nm of torque. The engine is mated with eight-speed automatic transmission. This setup enables the convertible to accelerate from 0-62mph in 3.6 seconds and 0-100mph in 6.7 seconds. The top speed of Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Volante is rated at 211mph.

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