Aston Martin is preparing to launch a DBX SUV with greatly improved performance to compete with the Porsche Cayenne Turbo GT-it can use V12 power. The latest spy photos at the Nürburgring track in Germany show that a lightly-packed prototype is being tested.
- DBX S will arrive in 2023
- Aggressive styling and reduced suspension expectations
- Will compete with Porsche Cayenne Turbo GT and Lamborghini Urus
Aston Martin DBX S: What we know so far
The logo of the top-of-the-line DBX’s custom styling package revolves around a new front grille and enhanced air intakes, but more convincingly, there are reports that the car’s sound is very similar to the V12 engine DB11 and DBS.
Our sister publication OurUK reported earlier this year that work on the sporty DBX is underway to arrive after the mild hybrids due in 2022. This is Aston’s plan to expand the DBX nameplate to Part of a diversified model series. Competitor of Porsche Cayenne. Depending on the styling changes and the possible timing of the development cycle, it may be launched as a mid-term update of the luxury SUV launched in 2020.
Believed to be called DBX S and arrive in 2023, it will undoubtedly be marked by a more aggressive body, lower suspension and larger brakes, and will make it far beyond the standard The car’s 550hp power bump remains the same. When deployed in the DB11 AMR, Aston’s V12 has an output of 639 horsepower, almost the same as the new Porsche Cayenne Turbo GT.
However, the AMG-designed V8 used in the standard DBX can also provide 639 horsepower in the German company’s GT 63 S super sedan. It is not clear whether the DBX equipped with the V12 engine will be mass-produced, or whether Aston will continue to use the partnership with AMG to obtain the V8 engine at a lower cost.
Aston Martin DBX: What will happen next
OurUK understands that Aston Martin will seek to offset the substantial cost of developing the DBX by introducing new body styles and various engines. The variants on the card include the tilt-top coupe variant strongly suggested last year by designer Marek Reichman, and the extended wheelbase version that focuses on passenger luxury.
Aston was recently spotted testing a V12 engine version of the Vantage coupe. This, together with the DBX of the same power, means that the company offers 12-cylinder versions of all models except the V8 engine-only Valhalla supercar.
Aston Martin in India
Aston Martin recently launched in India is DBX SUV, starting at 3.82 crore rupees (excluding showroom).The British brand’s model lineup in India also includes DB11 with Vantage Supercar.
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