Aston Martin opens online configurator for new DBS Superleggera super GT

Article by Christian A., on July 23, 2018

Just last month, Aston Martin took the veil off the all-new DBS Superleggera, the British carmaker’s latest V12-powered flagship that marries the dynamics and athleticism of a supercar and the luxurious refinement of a GT. If you are interested in personalizing your own DBS Superleggera without visiting the nearest Aston Martin showroom, then this online configurator is a great help.

The configurator for the Aston Martin took the veil off the all-new DBS Superleggera will prove to be a great aid for interested buyers to ensure that their new super GT is up to their own taste and preferences. Nonetheless, with a starting price of $304,995, the DBS Superleggera isn't that accessible; it is an extraordinary car with extraordinary price. Thus, the online configurator could also serve as a big fan-service to enthusiasts who admire the new DBS Superleggera but whose pockets aren’t deep enough to afford one.

The online configurator for the new Aston Martin DBS Superleggera allows one to choose from two color palettes: the typical range of colors from Aston Martin, and the selection of shades exclusive to the Q by Aston Martin service. One can also figure the finish of the carbon fiber exterior body pack, louvers on the bonnet and the sides, mirror caps, roof, roof strake, and underbonnet. There are also options for the tail lights, wheels and brake calipers. Six 21-inch forged wheels are available while the brake calipers can be painted in any of the 12 colors (six regular and six Q by Aston Martin choices.

Furthermore, one can also opt for machined carbon fiber badging for the wings, script, DBS fender badge and Superleggera bonnet decal. Chrome badging is also available for the wings, rear script and DBS fender badge and Superleggera bonnet decal.

Inside, the new Aston Martin DBS Superleggera could be specified with a monotone or duotone environment. It could also be specified with either Caithness or Balmoral leather, with different colors to choose from. Moreover, the online configurator allows one to choose from a wide array of interior features like seat technology, audio system, steering types and other cabin elements. Likewise, the configurator lists a number of options and accessories available for the new DBS Superleggera.

Underpinned by an evolved version of the lightweight bonded aluminum chassis that also underpins the DB11, the new Aston Martin DBS Superleggera is powered by a 5.2-liter twin-turbo V12 engine that is mounted low and as far back in the chassis. Aston Martin has tuned this V12 engine to provide up to 715 bhp of output at 6,500rpm and up to 664 lb.-ft. of torque between 1,800 rpm and 5,000 rpm. Power is sent to the rear wheels via a new rear-mounted ZF eight-speed automatic transmission with a mechanical limited-slip differential and torque vectoring. These systems allow the DBS Superleggera to dash from standstill to 62 mph in just 3.4 seconds and from nil to 100 mph in 6.4 seconds. Top speed, is pegged at 211 mph.

Aston Martin plan commence US deliveries of the new DBS Superleggera in the fourth quarter of 2018.

Source: Aston Martin

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