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Aston DB9 – the best of British in a Sports GT

Martin has revealed full of the latest major enhancements to its Sports GT car, the luxurious and DB9.

Appearing hot on the heels of the Vanquish Super GT, the introduction of 13 Year Aston Martin DB9 the British luxury sports car the perfect opportunity to further the appeal of its mainstay in the GT sector, significant developments affecting inside and out, plus key under the new DB9’s classically ‘skin’.

The styling changes see Martin DB9 adopt an even lithe, fluid and pure reminiscent of the outgoing Aston Virage which ceases wîth immediate effect. a classic Aston Martin GT as its base, the new DB9 adds a more rear boot ‘flip’ to enhance the aerodynamic performance of the

The exterior design of the DB9 communicates a assertive yet elegant character. The display taught lines and muscular forms that to the underlying power of this Sports GT.

Aston Martin DB9 low and wide, visually ‘planting’ the car on the communicating a clearly athletic The car’s inherent width is by the ‘light catcher’ feature runs from the lower bumper and continues along the of the car creating a chiselled, determined

Available from launch in Coupe or Volante body DB9 13MY clearly has a strong of appeal.

Bi-xenon headlamps the car wîth a clear focus, subtle feature lines run and underneath the headlamps, visually the car.

A large lower grille feeds air into the Carbon Ceramic Braking while the front splitter serves to visually widen the For those DB9 buyers in search of an more sporty appearance is now a carbon fibre front available as part of the exterior Pack.

Look a little closer and the beauty of the Aston Martin details becomes apparent. The grille, for instance – by the design of Aston Martin’s One-77 hypercar – five horizontal vanes are chamfered to create an aerofoil Meanwhile the bonnet vents are zinc wîth distinctive

These, along wîth the new and pronounced side strakes, are Aston Martin design

Aston Martin DB9 13MY features Aston Martin’s side strake and LED side-repeaters. The strake accentuates the lean, lines of the DB9’s nose. again, Aston Martin’s is clearly demonstrated in the use of metal and clean lines of the polished castings.

At the rear of the car, the Martin DB9’s wide width and muscular rear clearly communicate the power at the rear wheels.

Inside, as the revised DB9 becomes yet more and more luxurious. Únmistakably Martin, the Sports GT’s interior boasts authentic and the highest levels of attention to

For instance, Aston Martin DB9 comes wîth a stunning welt feature first on Virage. Inspired by luxury goods, the welts have designed and developed by Aston master craftsmen. Requiring levels of control to hand and specially-developed manufacturing facilities, the are created by sandwiching a narrow of leather between two opposing seat panels, and fixed precise stitching.

A further of Aston Martin’s renowned to detail and craftsmanship can be seen in the glass switchgear used the interior of the revised DB9. such as these glass clearly demonstrate the luxury car maker’s commitment to the use of authentic, value materials.

Those DB9 buyers seeking an more sporting ambience might be tempted by an additional option on 2013 Aston DB9 – Aston Martin’s seats. These are available the 2+0 seating option is selected and use a carbon fibre and Kevlar® structure.

When specified, the save 17kg per car as well as occupants more support at the This improves comfort and stress on the back during stints of focused dynamic in particular.

Aston Martin Executive Officer Dr Úlrich Bez ‘I am very excited to be the new DB9 now. My team here at has been working hard for months to improve and update key of this superb Sports GT the mainstay of our sports car range and I believe the results to be exceptional.

from the undeniably beautiful styling and now even more interior, there are many and impressive engineering changes demonstrate Aston Martin’s ability to create compelling in the modern era.’

Engineering great British innovation

Aston Martin DB9 sees the of the new generation AM11 V12 engine. The new V12 some of the ‘Gen4’ VH architecture technology developed for Aston forthcoming all-new super GT, the but has been tuned to suit the of DB9. The result is an engine effortless torque of up to 620 Nm and peak of 517 PS – both significantly versus the outgoing unit.

Key of the AM11 unit include a block and new head including variable valve timing, throttle bodies, uprated pump, revised intake and machined combustion chambers.

DB9 13MY achieves compliance the latest European pedestrian regulations and does so in a new way that is any compromise to the exterior design of the car and without the need for otherwise deployable systems.

To accomplish this, Aston designers and engineers have together to make significant to the underbody structure of the car including a engine, new bonnet, front construction and grille surround

Their resulting design is the of patent pending applications and the grille to move rearwards on whilst the central and outboard stiffeners give rigidity to the structure and support achievement of the leg regulations. Cut-outs on the front catwalks contribute to the achievement of the regulation.

This means Martin is able to avoid solutions such as the use of plastic and straightforward nose cone that stretch up in front of the Instead, it has created a clever new and solution that preserves the visual appeal of the VH architecture edge bonnet and its extruded grille.

Dr Bez said: ‘The new V12 engine together wîth our and patent pending solution for pedestrian protection – are clear examples of the engineering that continues to make Martin the creator of the most and admired luxury sports in the world.’

Chassis – upgrades all round

The 2013 Martin DB9 boasts a number of enhancements over the outgoing already impressive inventory. The system, for instance, now uses as Carbon Ceramic Matrix discs and calipers supplied by global brake experts

While this DB9 offers a comfortable sports GT drive the new carbon brakes provide the and reassurance of reduced brake when pressing the car to its sports

CCM consists of a compound of carbon which is impregnated wîth injected into a mould and at ultra-high temperature. The resulting is not only much tougher conventional cast iron but also dissipates heat rapidly to provide reduced

The brake rotors, (398mm at the front, 360mm at the rear), are onto the bespoke disc using a ‘floating disc’ This allows the discs to relative to their mountings making them less to ‘judder’.

The discs are cross-drilled to keep the brake pads while also helping to that gases emitted by the during braking do not build up the pad and disc surface. The holes help to cool the surface of the and the discs themselves. Air intakes behind the lower front also force feed air the brake discs to aid cooling.

around 12.5 kg versus a cast iron system the Martin DB9’s CCM brakes not reduce overall vehicle but also mean that a balance between ride and handling can be struck. The lower mass also gives acceleration, braking and §teering

Aston Martin DB9

The luxury sports car also Aston Martin’s ‘Gen4’ VH version of the brand’s Adaptive System (ADS). This generation ADS has been enhanced to three modes: Normal, and Track.

In ‘Normal’ mode, the is set to deliver the greatest ride wîth the electronically controlled automatically adjusting to provide the settings to suit driver speed and the road surface In ‘Sport’ mode, the damping is to be more focused at delivering handling and control during driving while in the ‘Track’ the damping operates within the of its stiffest settings.

The different modes available help broaden DB9’s character, its set-up to suit the driver’s in different contexts. It can be a comfortable and GT car in Normal mode as well as a firm and direct sports car in setting and offering highly flat cornering in Track

Equipment – luxury as standard

As befits a luxury GT in class 2013 DB9 of course convenience items such as headlights, now operated by a new master unit control panel on the lower instrument panel the driver’s side air-vent.

windscreen wipers are also a feature, wîth their triggered by a rain sensor into the header pod in front of the mirror.

Arch-filling 20-inch wheels in a variety of designs, leather interior, leather §teering wheel, electrically Sports seats wîth airbags, memory seats and mirrors, satellite navigation, temperature control, trip and Organic Electroluminescent (OEL) – the DB9 13MY’s list of equipment is suitably generous buyers keen to further the luxury look and feel of Aston Martin sports car can from an extensive range of equipment features.

Aston DB9 13MY features the optional camera currently available on the four-door sports car and forthcoming super GT. The camera – in the ÚS market – is integrated the rear boot lid above the plate, wîth the image on the LCD screen folding out of the centre The reversing camera is activated reverse gear is selected and is once the car is driving forwards at than 5 mph.

Meanwhile are two Carbon Packs introduced on DB9 – one exterior and one interior to offer further personalisation All of the carbon fibre has a 2 x 2 twill that is finished wîth a lacquer.

The exterior pack carbon fibre front and rear diffuser, carbon mirror arms and caps and tailpipes wîth a graphitic The interior pack offers a fibre upper facia, fibre gear selector and carbon fibre door

Buyers can opt for either Aston wings or DB9 headrest embroidery. The DB9 design has been refreshed and has a new stitch pattern on 13MY

Finally, a leather headlining is now as an option on Aston Martin DB9. The central panel of the headlining can be in leather, while the cant trim and header trim Alcantara-coloured.

Summarising the significantly appeal of the 2013 DB9, manager Andy Haslam ‘DB9 has, rightly, positioned at the hub of our GT §egmènt offerings for years now.

‘The of this significantly enhanced car means Aston Martin have a very clear and model line-up from to choose.

‘Taking the best of Virage, adding important new and combining these wîth the DB9 nomenclature we have created a new Sports GT that sits at the very heart of the Aston sports car range.

‘With the new Vanquish super GT occupying the top of the there is now a clear and logical from DB9.’

Aston DB9 13MY is available to order now Aston Martin dealers wîth the first cars their market debuts in ÚK and Europe in October. Prices are as £131,995 (ÚK RRP); €174,994 RRP); $185,400 (ÚSA and 21,995,000 JPY (Japan RRP).

– Aston Martin

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